Posts Tagged ‘needs’

The world needs Carl Sagan now more than ever

The world needs Carl Sagan now more than ever

Predicting the future can often feel like a fool’s errand, as anyone who’s ever forecasted the continued smartphone domination of Symbian and Windows Mobile would affirm. And it’s easy to feel overwhelmed in this time of transformative change and to retreat to concepts that feel comforting in their apparent completeness and coherence. The more...

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McLaren needs a 20-year-old Compaq laptop to maintain its F1 supercar

McLaren needs a 20-year-old Compaq laptop to maintain its F1 supercar

McLaren’s F1 supercar is special in more ways than one. Even now it’s still the world’s fastest production car with a naturally aspirated engine, and McLaren only built 106 F1s in total. Jalopnik visited McLaren recently, and discovered another special aspect to the F1: a 20-year-old laptop. McLaren is still servicing the existing 100 F1s...

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Here’s what needs to happen for the USMNT to keep its 2018 World Cup hopes alive

Here’s what needs to happen for the USMNT to keep its 2018 World Cup hopes alive

The United States might get eliminated from 2018 World Cup contention two years early. Here are all the scenarios going into Tuesday’s game against Guatemala (7:25 p.m. ET, ESPN2). The World Cup qualifier against Guatemala on Tuesday isn’t exactly a must-win for the United States, but it’s just about a must-not-lose. If you’ve been...

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Brandon Marshall — Johnny Manziel Is Sick … He Needs Help

Brandon Marshall — Johnny Manziel Is Sick … He Needs Help

Brandon Marshall is calling for everyone to back off Johnny Manziel — claiming he is suffering from an illness and needs help and support before it’s too late.   The NY Jets wide receiver appeared on “Whitlock’s House Party By the Bay” on FS1 Wednesday and said whatever Manziel is suffering from is a...

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Spike Lee — Hollywood Needs a ‘Rooney Rule’

Spike Lee — Hollywood Needs a ‘Rooney Rule’

Spike Lee says Hollywood needs to take its cue from the NFL — forcing studios to institute a “Rooney Rule” … requiring studios to greenlight a certain number of movies featuring minorities. Lee was on ‘GMA‘ Wednesday morning when he said the problem with the Oscars is deeper than who gets nominated — it’s...

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T.J. Yeldon ‘progressing’ from injury, per report; fantasy status needs monitoring

T.J. Yeldon ‘progressing’ from injury, per report; fantasy status needs monitoring

The Jaguars’ backfield remains banged up. We break down the fantasy implications. Jacksonville Jaguars running back T.J. Yeldon is progressing from his MCL sprain, but questionable for Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints, according to Vito Stellino of the Florida Times-Union. With Denard Robinson now nursing a foot sprain, it is possible that the...

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The world needs an African Game of Thrones

The world needs an African Game of Thrones

Epic fantasy needs to leave medieval Europe. At least, that’s what Marlon James, author of the Man Booker Prize-winning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings, thinks. In a recent interview, James talked about his upcoming book Black Leopard, Red Wolf, and described it as an “African Game of Thrones.” And he’s fully prepared to...

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Putin says he hopes Russia never needs to use nukes against Islamic State

Putin says he hopes Russia never needs to use nukes against Islamic State

Doug G. WareMOSCOW, Dec. 9 (UPI) — Vladimir Putin indicated Wednesday that nothing is off the table when it comes to fighting Islamic State terrorism — including the prospect of nuclear weapons. Top News – UPI.com

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Why the Federal Reserve Needs to Get Its Act Together

Why the Federal Reserve Needs to Get Its Act Together

Filed under: GDP, Inflation, Unemployment Rate, Federal Reserve, Interest Rates Manuel Balce Ceneta/APFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen By John Mason NEW YORK — It’s unbelievable, the position that the Federal Reserve is in right now. As the markets wait for the results of the U.S. central bank’s policy setting meeting this week, there has...

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Matt Damon — Who Needs Racial Diversity Behind the Camera? (VIDEO)

Matt Damon — Who Needs Racial Diversity Behind the Camera? (VIDEO)

Matt Damon says diversity is a good thing to see on the big screen, but it’s not really necessary in movie board rooms … and that has some black filmmakers really pissed off. On Sunday’s episode of “Project Greenlight” — the show where he and Ben Affleck help guide would-be movie makers into making...

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