Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usWed, 23 Jul 2014 21:41:21 EDTWed, 23 Jul 2014 21:41:21 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssThe world is watchinghttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/749/The-world-is-watching.htmlI love the World Cup, just as I love the Olympics. I think in part it's because they are quadrennial events and the buildup helps to enhance the anticipation. It might be different if they happened annually, though maybe not.Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:39:07 EDTMark Twain didn't say it, but ...http://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/746/Mark-Twain-didn't-say-it,-but-....htmlMark Twain is wrongly attributed for saying "The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." As internal-chuckle-worthy as it might be, we do understand what the saying means, and while not true, highlights how cold a summer might be.Thu, 8 May 2014 14:45:28 EDTLet your fan flag flyhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/744/Let-your-fan-flag-fly.htmlWhen it comes to fandom, nothing is a science. Fans in general are passionate and fickle at the same time, so figuring them out is more than just numbers.Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:11:44 EDTLike following the stock markethttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/741/Like-following-the-stock-market.htmlEarlier this month Forbes announced its annual billionaires list, also known as a list you and I aren't on (unless somehow a billionaire somehow stumbles upon thealpenanews.com). More than 1,600 people around the world are on the list.Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:36:28 EDTMore negative news about smokinghttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/733/More-negative-news-about-smoking.htmlOne of the things I do to relax before coming to the office is reading at either Mich-e-ke-wis or Starlite. It gets me away from distractions for a while and lets me prepare for the da.Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:10:17 EDT