Mario Gotze, Bayern Munich Do Wonderful Gesture for 15-Year-Old American Fan


Bayern Munich had a very good Saturday on the pitch and maybe an even better one off of it.  In a very good gesture from the Bavarian giants, they were able to play host to a teenage American as part of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  William Stuhlreyer, a 15-year-old from Alameda in the San Francisco Bay Area, has a rare genetic condition known as Barth syndrome that causes growth disorders along with muscle weaknesses.  Stuhlreyer got to see the ground, take in the match (a 3-0 Bayern Read more [...]

Honeywell’s John McAuliffe Named 2015 Outstanding Civil Engineer by the American Society of Civil Engineers Syracuse Section


John McAuliffe, Honeywell Syracuse Program Director, has been recognized as the 2015 Outstanding Civil Engineer by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Syracuse Section. The award “recognizes outstanding civil engineering leaders whose lifetime accomplishments and achievements have made significant differences.” McAuliffe, a lifelong resident of Central New York, has more than three decades of experience in environmental engineering, environmental remediation, and construction. Read more [...]

Family Guy and American Dad leaving BBC Three for ITV2


ITV2 has bought the UK rights to Family Guy and American Dad and will exclusively air the new seasons of the Seth MacFarlane shows later this year, as well as a brand new comedy Bordertown. Family Guy has been on BBC Three since 1999 and has consistently been one of the highest rating programs on the channel, but not even Peter Griffin could save it from BBC cuts and it was confirmed last year the channel would be going online only by the end of 2015. Here's the statement from ITV: "ITV becomes Read more [...]

Sound Policies Needed To Continue North American Energy Revolution, says ExxonMobil CEO


Dateline City: WASHINGTON WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. government needs to adjust its energy policies to ensure that America can realize all the benefits of the new era of energy abundance, Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and chief executive of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) said Thursday. “We need sound energy policies – policies equal to the innovation that has redefined the modern Read more [...]

Here’s Why American Sniper Doesn’t Show Chris Kyle’s Death


The filmmakers behind American Sniper left out Chris Kyle‘s violent murder at the end of the blockbuster movie for the sake of his two kids, says screenwriter Jason Hall. “A lot of people have asked me, ‘Why don’t we see Chris get killed?'” Hall told PEOPLE while promoting the film last month. “It’s a fair question, but this was about Chris’s life, and it was also a movie that involves his kids.” Still, he and the film’s other collaborators Read more [...]

The Best American Winter Road Trips


On the spectrometer of thrills, winter driving lies somewhere between utilitarian necessity and white-knuckle extreme sport. But now that gas is affordable and holiday lights are twinkling from the East Coast to L.A., it’s time to hit the open road and give the ultimate test to your car’s pimped-out winter extras—heated steering wheel and front seats, windshield wiper de-icers, snow tires and all-wheel drive to name some. Once you’ve got your car dressed for the season, drive Read more [...]

American Craft Beer Goes Global


American brewers—who tend toward experimental, bold brews with unconventional ingredients—are finally gaining respect from their more traditional European counterparts. Twenty-six American craft breweries earned 39 medals in 21 categories at this year’s European Beer Star in Munich, Germany, one of the world’s most prestigious beer competitions. To cap it off, Firestone Walker Brewing Company based in Paso Robles, California, won the Consumer’s Favorite gold medal for Read more [...]