Michigan folks can recycle computers,TVs and more for free April 23-25

For the eighth year in a row, officials from the U-M Office of Campus Sustainability are hosting their free annual e-waste recycling weekend at Pioneer High School and the State Street Commuter Parking Lot in Ann Arbor from Thursday, April 23, through Saturday, April 25.

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Marco Rubio Lost His Cred

Just saw a clip of Marco Rubio’s speech this weekend in which he “slammed” Hillary by saying “Hillary is set to raise $2billion. That’s a lot of Chipolte.” CHIPOL-TE. CHI-POL-TE. And he’s playing up his Latino cred? Nope. If you can’t pronounce chipotle properly you lose any Latino cred you may have had. Marco Rubio… » 4/20/15 8:09am 4/20/15 8:09am

Tampa police policy is to write tickets for bicycling while black

I went to school in Tampa and am not exactly shocked to read this: Officers get yearly “productivity reports,” calculating, in part, how many tickets they give. One personnel file detailed a “red grid patrol” in which officers are encouraged to “engage and identify offenders through street checks, bike stops and… » 4/18/15 9:08am 4/18/15 9:08am

Tuna Salad

This is a good base recipe that you can customize however you like, to the point where I’ve had it twice in a day and made it taste almost completely different so I didn’t get tired of eating it. In that respect, it’s a good dish for when you’re broke and crushed for time; because it involves pretty cheap ingredients… » 4/17/15 5:14am 4/17/15 5:14am

"No Comment": NBC News execs ignored warnings about anti-Syria stories

This story is amazing. For people who thought Brian Williams did something worthy of a 6-month suspension (which he didn't), just remember: the people who covered this story up are the ones who judged Williams as untrustworthy. When NBC reporter Richard Engel was kidnapped in Syria in 2012, it was reported repeatedly… » 4/16/15 10:24am 4/16/15 10:24am

Miso Chicken Noodle Soup (Plus Bonus Roasted Garlic)

Like a good amount of my more off-the-wall recipes, this is one of those times where I figured somebody had done it before, but I wanted to try out the idea I had in my head before looking at how anyone else had done it. It's a good way to test out the quality of my ideas so I know what to what instincts to follow… » 4/13/15 6:54am 4/13/15 6:54am