Destination America Greenlights Comedic Paranormal Investigation Series ‘Ghost Brothers’ (EXCLUSIVE) – Variety

Destination America has greenlit “Ghost Brothers,” Variety has learned exclusively. A comedic take on ghost hunting, the unscripted six-part series showcases the first African-American paranormal investigation team on television. “Ghost Brothers” is set to debut April 15 at 10 p.m. The series follows best friends Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus Harvey on a mission to uncover whether some […]

Captain America Deemed Offensive? : snopes.com – snopes.com

Captain America Deemed Offensive? : snopes.com – snopes.com

Claim: A high student was forced to leave school because an assistant principal found his Captain America costume to be “offensive.” Mostly False WHAT’S TRUE: Rondout Valley High School student Steven Snyder’s Captain America costume caught the eye of school administrators due to its inclusion of a prohibited ammunition belt. WHAT’S FALSE: The school deemed […]

Teach for America: Lies, Damned Lies, and Special Contracts – Huffington Post

Teach for America: Lies, Damned Lies, and Special Contracts – Huffington Post

Co-authored by Beth Sondel Celebrating its 25th anniversary this past weekend, Teach For America (TFA) marked a milestone. Over the past 25 years, the organization has not only expanded, but also shifted their mission and approach. With seemingly good, albeit naive and arrogant, intentions, TFA originated as a solution to the national teacher shortage by […]

SunEdison Sued by Spurned Latin America Power Shareholders – Bloomberg

SunEdison Sued by Spurned Latin America Power Shareholders – Bloomberg

Latin America Power BV shareholders sued SunEdison Inc., claiming the world’s biggest clean-energy developer is on the brink of bankruptcy and trying to hide assets. The shareholders say they need a court order to protect SunEdison assets while they pursue a claim in arbitration for $150 million, which they say they’re entitled to after the […]

Europe to America: Your love of air-conditioning is stupid – The Washington Post – Washington Post (blog)

Europe to America: Your love of air-conditioning is stupid – The Washington Post – Washington Post (blog)

Jean-Philippe Hugues, left, fills a  store shelf with summer air conditioning products in Marseille, southern France, on July 3, where the temperature rose to  89.6F. (Claude Paris/AP) The weather in Washington, D.C., and  Berlin, Germany, has been pretty similar recently. There is one striking difference between the two capitals, though: Whereas many Americans would probably never consider […]

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