4. The Tamam Shud CaseThe “Tamam Shud” case refers to the murder of an unidentified man discovered on Somerton beach, Glenelg, just south of Adelaide, South Australia. The body was found on December 1, 1948 at 6:30 AM, but the case was not named until months later when a scrap of paper was found in the man’s fob pocket; it read “tamam shud”, a phrase meaning “ended” or “finished” in Persian.
Now I fast forward to what just happened this season. For Cardinals fans alike it’s already been documented how crazy a month it was, from being virtually out of contention with mere weeks left in the season to winning their 11th World Series in franchise history. This latest victory put the team in the top spot for most championships in the National League, and second in the sport overall just behind only the New York Yankees.
“NBA Twitter just has this really special connectivity to it that doesn’t exist anywhere else.”It’s really reflective of the league’s approach in the broader marketplace to be innovative, to give their players this level of authenticity and connectivity. It’s relatively unprecedented in the sports space, which lends itself to a perfect, perfect marriage with a Twitter platform. The league has been the one to lift up the hood and give folks a unique view.”A Gallup poll released this year found that 37 percent of Americans said football was their favorite sport, down from 43 percent in 2006.
The Raiders first preseason game has come and gone and it now time to reflect on what we learned from their contest against the Lions. While we do have a tendency to overreact to one game, there was a ton of noteworthy items from Friday game. Here the three biggest takeaways from Friday night..
Carjacking was on the rise during that time. Whether in urban, suburban or rural America, and no matter the make of the car, no one was exempt. Carjacking was up 25% in 1992, from the previous year, wrote TIME now Editor Nancy Gibbs in a story that summer.
The number who voted against the deal is even greater than the percentage of House Dems who opposed the Patriot Act (63 percent) or the war funding bills (56 percent). And of course, Obama got nothing in return for the capitulation: Republicans advanced the trade pacts while blocking his second stimulus package. So much for negotiation..
Were positioned for more central bank easing or continued central bank easing, low rates, and importantly, low volatility, he said. Are caused by people having to reposition for new environments. Remain fearful that signs of rising inflation and higher interest rates could bring an end to the bull market that has sent stocks to record high after record high in recent years.