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  • Conway Passes From P17 To Win The 40th Toyota Grand Prix Of Long Beach

    Mike Conway is the second driver for a one-car team. He was brought on to bring a winning edge to road and temporary street courses while the owner/driver, Ed Carpenter, focuses on his specialty of left-turn only racetracks. Image Credit: Edmund Jenks (2014) Conway Passes From P17 To Win The 40th Toyota Grand Prix Of Long Beach The annual springtime motor sports ritual that set the table for modern day [...]

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  • Sexism Sent Me To the ER!

    I was sucked into watching the TLC show Sex Sent Me to the ER last night after flipping through the channels and realizing that this was the best I was going to do on a weekend night. If you have never watched the show (good for you), it has three or so couples, each describing how their sexual escapades sent them to the ER and an ER doc will also [...]

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  • Andretti Autosport Driver Carlos Munoz Pre-#TGPLB40 Interview

    Carlos Munoz as he substitutes for Andretti Autosport driver EJ Viso in his DW12 for qualifications at the 2013 MAVTv 500, the final race of the IZOD IndyCar Series (helmet chin reads #Awake #Blessed #Grateful). Image Credit: Edmund Jenks (2013) Andretti Autosport Driver Carlos Munoz Pre-#TGPLB40 Interview Carlos Andrés Muñoz is a professional racing driver from Colombia. He currently resides in Miami. He currently drives for Andretti Autosport in the [...]

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  • 2014 Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race Interview With Scion FR-S #3 Phil Keoghan

    2014 Toyota Pro-Celebrity Race Interview With Scion FR-S #3 Phil Keoghan Pre-event interview with Phil Keoghan (@PhilKeoghan): Emmy award-winning New Zealand-born television personality best known for his role as host of the popular series “Amazing Race.” The Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race’s primary effort is to raise money for charity. Phil Keoghan has a long-time commitment to MS – Multiple Sclerosis – multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the [...]

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  • Formula Drift Championships Begin 2014 Season In Long Beach

    Formula Drift Championships Begin 2014 Season In Long Beach Formula Drift 2014 Pro Championship begins its seven round national schedule by tearing up the streets of Long Beach for the 11th time. The course is set to use a portion of the back straightaway leading into the turns 9, 10, and Turn 11 hairpin of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach track. This excerpted and edited from Formula Drift [...]

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Top Trending Stories in Politics

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Police sex: cops in Hawaii fight to keep having sex with prostitutes

Hawaii police are fighting local lawmakers to preserve a legal exemption that allows them to have sex with prostitutes during investigations. Yes, you read that right. Cops in Hawaii can sleep with prostitutes while on the job. And Hawaii is apparently the only state in the Union which lets this happen. The issue came about last month when lawmakers, looking to strengthen anti-prostitution laws, proposed a bill which would remove [...]

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Thailand Crisis Continues – Info-graphic

Thailand’s opposition party restarted their protests in response to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s corruption probe and the annulment of the recent elections by Thailand’s Constitutional Congress. Suthep Thaugsaban, the Thai opposition leader, has vowed to block any attempts at new election. 57% think PM Yingluck Shinawatra should be removed from office 34% believe King Bhumibol should take a firmer stance on Thai politics As PM Shinawatra’s corruption trial comes to [...]

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Possible wreckage of Missing Jet Malaysia flight MH370 found

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced objects possibly related to the search for a missing Malaysian Airlines plane have been found in the southern Indian Ocean. Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced objects possibly related to the search for a missing Malaysian Airlines plane have been found in the southern Indian Ocean. Mr Abbott says new satellite images show two possible objects in the ocean and an Australian Orion aircraft [...]

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Venezuela on the Brink – Infographic and Poll data

As the Venezuelan government continues to violently crack down on protesters, the credibility of Maduro’s regime hangs in the balance. The world has been watching Venezuela, as well as both Ukraine and Thailand, during these difficult political times Maduro’s government has been accused of human rights violations by the U.N. and over half the 1World voters on the ground in the three embattled countries around the world (Ukraine, Venezuela and [...]

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Possible wreckage of Missing Jet Malaysia flight MH370 found

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced objects possibly related to the search for a missing Malaysian Airlines plane have been found in the southern Indian Ocean. Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced objects possibly related to the search for a missing Malaysian Airlines plane have been found in the southern Indian Ocean. Mr Abbott says new satellite images show two possible objects in the ocean and an Australian Orion aircraft [...]

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Defying Obama, Putin Decrees Crimea sovereign independent state

President Vladimir Putin has signed an order that Russia recognizes Crimea as a sovereign and independent state. The Autonomous Republic of Crimea held a referendum on Sunday with over 96% voting for integration into Russia. “According to the will of the peoples of the Crimea on the all-Crimean referendum held on March 16, 2014, [I order] to recognize the Republic of Crimea, in which the city of Sevastopol has a [...]

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Missing Malaysia MH370: What is a transponder?

SINGAPORE: New evidence has suggested that the transponder on missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 might have been shut down deliberately. Here are 5 things you need to know about transponders. 1. What information does a transponder send, and who does it send it to? A transponder is a radio transmitter in the cockpit that works with ground radar. When the transponder receives a signal from a more sophisticated ground “secondary” radar, [...]

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Venezuela on the Brink – Infographic and Poll data

As the Venezuelan government continues to violently crack down on protesters, the credibility of Maduro’s regime hangs in the balance. The world has been watching Venezuela, as well as both Ukraine and Thailand, during these difficult political times Maduro’s government has been accused of human rights violations by the U.N. and over half the 1World voters on the ground in the three embattled countries around the world (Ukraine, Venezuela and [...]

Top Trending Stories in Science

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Is Armageddon at Hand? Animals Flee Yellowstone

Yesterday,  President Obama stated that Armageddon didn’t happen over Obamacare implementation.  But some folks are beginning  to wonder if an Armageddon Extinction Level Event (ELE)  is brewing at Yellowstone National Park as video reveals animals fleeing the park following several small earthquakes. The Epoch Times had this to say: A number of bloggers are posting videos that show bison and other animals allegedly leaving Yellowstone National Park, prompting theories that [...]

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Holy Snow Rollers?

A strange and rare winter weather marvel appeared overnight in Eastern states blasted by blustery winds snow sculpted into fanciful shapes such as doughnuts and hollow tubes. Known as snow rollers, the delicate formations are as light as meringues and may crumble when touched, but others are icy enough for play. They were a social media phenomenon Monday, sweeping Twitter and Facebook as people from Ohio, Illinois and Pennsylvania posted [...]

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China lands on the Moon just 44 years after the USA

China made a soft landing on the moon just 54 years after the Soveit Union landed Luna-2 , the first object to another celestial body and 44 years after the United States put the first human on the surface of the Moon. The lunar probe began to carry out soft-landing on the moon at 9 p.m. Saturday and touched down in Sinus Iridum, or the Bay of Rainbows, 11 minutes [...]

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Tiny Dinosaur found in Canada

The tiny, intact skeleton of a baby rhinoceroslike dinosaur has been unearthed in Canada. The toddler was just 3 years old and 5 feet (1.5 meters) long when it wandered into a river near Alberta, Canada, and drowned about 70 million years ago. The beast was so well-preserved that some of its skin left impressions in the nearby rock. The fossil is the smallest intact skeleton ever found from a [...]

Top Trending Stories in Technology

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Oculus Rift and the Future of Startups

In the latest tech multi-billion dollar acquisition, virtual reality startup Oculus Rift recently signed a deal to be bought by Facebook for $2 billion. While some have been debating whether or not Facebook’s purchase was a good move, the purchase of Oculus Rift has more impact for startups than big business. 68% want to play games through a VR headset 27% think technology will help humans live forever When Oculus [...]

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5 Reasons to Watch out for Android Wear

Google is one of the biggest companies in the world due to its innovation and vast range of products and services. In Google’s most recent press release, it announced its newest project, the ‘Android Wear’ OS. Android Wear isn’t just another smartwatch—it’s set to become the driving force behind a diverse lineup of wearable technology. 55% believe Android will become the market leader in 3 years. 54% prefer fashion to [...]

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How Most Organizations Are Missing The Boat On Integrated Social Media

Panel assembled at the Petersen Automotive Museum for “Social Media: Supercharging The Automotive Industry” held Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Image Credit: Edmund Jenks (2014) How Most Organizations Are Missing The Boat On Integrated Social Media The event was well attended and the panelists informative. One point that may have been missed is that Social Media sites on the web are structured as stand-alone silos.  ANNOUNCEMENT: “Social Media: Supercharging the Automotive [...]

As part of homework creating an advert for TV, Cinema, Radio or in poster format, one of my students produced this! I think this is fantastic and is especially useful for countries in Asia where this sort of artwork is popular! Image Credit: edu4drr.org

Clarity Digital Group (NowPublic/Examiner) And It’s Uncivil Corporate Culture

Clarity Digital Group (Examiner/NowPublic) And It’s Uncivil Corporate Culture Embedded in this posting is an article that notes an earthquake of a different nature (On March 17th, LA was hit with a 4.4 earthquake which jolted this author out of bed) and it exposes the corporate culture of a journalistic enterprise run by J-School graduates over the closure of a New Media hallmark after its purchase and mismanagement through to [...]

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How Most Organizations Are Missing The Boat On Integrated Social Media

Panel assembled at the Petersen Automotive Museum for “Social Media: Supercharging The Automotive Industry” held Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Image Credit: Edmund Jenks (2014) How Most Organizations Are Missing The Boat On Integrated Social Media The event was well attended and the panelists informative. One point that may have been missed is that Social Media sites on the web are structured as stand-alone silos.  ANNOUNCEMENT: “Social Media: Supercharging the Automotive [...]

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Three Guilty of Sex Trafficking Children in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC—United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated that William Gibson, of Columbia, South Carolina; Thomas Tyrell Summers a/k/a “T-Shine,” of Columbia, South Carolina; and Andrea Bostic, of Columbia, South Carolina, each have entered a guilty plea in federal court in Columbia to sex trafficking of children, a violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1591. United States District Judge Joseph F. Anderson, Jr. of Columbia accepted the guilty pleas and will impose [...]

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Should insurance companies watch you while you sleep?

Wearable technology promises to make our lives more convenient and efficient on a daily basis. For example, Google Glass allows you to augment reality with a layer of information, and the OrCam is designed to help literally bring sight to the blind. Health and fitness monitoring devices are also gaining popularity for those who need to monitor serious conditions like diabetes, people who want to gain an extra edge on [...]

Immoral? New Trend: Dating While Married

Immoral? New Trend: Dating While Married

Jarrid Wilson has a confession to make. “I’m dating someone even though I’m married.” She’s an incredible girl. She’s beautiful, smart, cunning, strong, and has an immensely strong faith in God. I love to take her out to dinner, movies, local shows, and always tell her how beautiful she is. I can’t remember the last time I was mad at her for longer than five minutes, and her smile always [...]

Top Trending Stories in Motorsports

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Pre-Season, Pre-Race Interview With 2013 IICS Champion Scott Dixon

Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon shares a first-time “Chevy engine” team moment with fellow team member Penske Racing’s Will Power. Too weird to think of these two very competitive teams being linked together through an engine program … especially since Dixon won the 2013 Championship with a Honda. Image Credit: Edmund Jenks (2014) Pre-Season, Pre-Race Interview With 2013 IICS Champion Scott Dixon We are sitting down for a brief [...]

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F1 Racer Michael Schumacher in critical condition after a skiing accident

Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher is in critical condition in a coma after a skiing accident in the French Alps, a hospital in the southeast French city of Grenoble said on Sunday. The 44-year-old German “was suffering a serious brain trauma with coma on his arrival, which required an immediate neurosurgical operation,” the hospital said. He underwent immediate brain surgery but remains in critical condition, Grenoble University Hospital [...]

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The Tea Party and NASCAR Team up

This story hits home for us at Iron Mill Interactive Media, Inc.  Parent of Politisite.  One of our outlets are Nascanner.com which provides NASCAR fans with their favorite drive frequencies so they can monitor the action on their radios. The Tea party Car driver Chris Lafferty will be driving the  “We the People” truck in the Campingworld Truck Series: TheTeaParty.net Launches Tea Party Racing.Com Chris Lafferty will drive “We the [...]

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Obama goes to the Races (NASCAR)

Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.) in the coming weeks may become the first Democratic presidential nominee to attend a NASCAR stock car race in 16 years, his campaign confirmed today. Source: rollcall.com via politisite Barack Obama may campaign at a NASCAR event As Barack Obama continues his focus on states that usually vote Republican in presidential elections, word comes that he may campaign at a NASCAR event. Why? Well, to paraphrase [...]

Top Trending Stories in Entertainment

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Hello Dolly comes to Blythewood Community Theater

The Blythewood Community Theater proudly presents “Hello Dolly” from April 2-6 at Westwood High School. Wed. through Saturday 7:30 show time and matinee on Sunday at 3 p.m. The cast includes Kathy Seppamaki-Milliron as Dolly, Dan Reyes as Horace Vandergelder, Nicholas Sargent as Cornelius, William Ellis as Barnaby, Sarah Bailey as Irene Malloy, Rachel Arling as Minnie Fay, Annie Laurie Rumfelt as Ernestina, Taylor Dively as Ambrose, and Emilly Clelland [...]

Target Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon in a "Chevy engine" powered DW12. Image Credit: Edmund Jenks (2014)

Pre-Season, Pre-Race Interview With 2013 IICS Champion Scott Dixon

Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon shares a first-time “Chevy engine” team moment with fellow team member Penske Racing’s Will Power. Too weird to think of these two very competitive teams being linked together through an engine program … especially since Dixon won the 2013 Championship with a Honda. Image Credit: Edmund Jenks (2014) Pre-Season, Pre-Race Interview With 2013 IICS Champion Scott Dixon We are sitting down for a brief [...]

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How Most Organizations Are Missing The Boat On Integrated Social Media

Panel assembled at the Petersen Automotive Museum for “Social Media: Supercharging The Automotive Industry” held Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Image Credit: Edmund Jenks (2014) How Most Organizations Are Missing The Boat On Integrated Social Media The event was well attended and the panelists informative. One point that may have been missed is that Social Media sites on the web are structured as stand-alone silos.  ANNOUNCEMENT: “Social Media: Supercharging the Automotive [...]

As part of homework creating an advert for TV, Cinema, Radio or in poster format, one of my students produced this! I think this is fantastic and is especially useful for countries in Asia where this sort of artwork is popular! Image Credit: edu4drr.org

Clarity Digital Group (NowPublic/Examiner) And It’s Uncivil Corporate Culture

Clarity Digital Group (Examiner/NowPublic) And It’s Uncivil Corporate Culture Embedded in this posting is an article that notes an earthquake of a different nature (On March 17th, LA was hit with a 4.4 earthquake which jolted this author out of bed) and it exposes the corporate culture of a journalistic enterprise run by J-School graduates over the closure of a New Media hallmark after its purchase and mismanagement through to [...]