By Wag ‘n Bietjie Broadly speaking I have great admiration for true bloggers with a talent for writing posts that engage the interest of internet users. I do not consider myself to be in this category as I derive much more satisfaction from reading well written posts across a fairly broad spectrum covering technology, poetry, […]

Quiz Is Watching You

And by You, we mean the Netflix show. It’s the Brew’s Weekly News Quiz. 1. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are stepping away as senior royals and launching a new luxury brand. What’s it called? Hint: It has two words, four syllables, and about 11 million Instagram followers. 2. At which age do people in […]

Bible Verse (Jan 17)

Philippians 2:14-16 “Do everything without grumbling or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, “children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.” Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky as you hold firmly to the word of life. And then I will be able to boast […]

Today’s Birthday (Jan 17)

  Eric Henry Liddell (1902) Liddell was a Scottish athlete and missionary. Because of his Christian convictions, Liddell refused to run track events on Sundays, a decision that forced him to withdraw from his best event, the 100-meter sprint, during the 1924 Paris Olympics. Instead, he ran the 400 meters, winning the gold medal and […]

Department of Labor Goes Direct-to-Consumer

Department of Labor Issues New Rules Over Economic Data Releases by Eliza Carter You can expect pastel-hued Instagram ads from the Labor Department any day now. The DOL said yesterday it’s sidestepping the middleman between its economic data releases and the general public: the news media. What’s changing Right now (and for the past 40 […]

It’s a Party in the NSA

In its first “Patch Tuesday” of the year, Microsoft disclosed a serious flaw in some versions of its Windows operating system. Microsoft doesn’t think hackers have exploited the flaw, and it provided patches to the military and other high-value targets ahead of yesterday’s release. Now for the actual news: The National Security Agency (NSA) tipped […]

Mass Evacuations as Volcano Simmers

Will Taal Volcano Explosively Erupt? Here’s What Scientists Are Watching The seismic rumblings of the Philippines’ second most active volcano hold clues to what it might do By Andrea Thompson For the more than 500,000 residents of the exclusion zone around the Philippines’ Taal volcano, which began erupting on Sunday, the coming days will be […]