Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usThu, 2 Oct 2014 04:33:06 EDTThu, 2 Oct 2014 04:33:06 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssThe ever-changing worldhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/762/The-ever-changing-world.htmlNext week, Scotland has a referendum that will determine if it becomes a sovereign nation or remains a part of the United Kingdom.Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:14:09 EDTA game of numbershttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/756/A-game-of-numbers.htmlBaseball is a numbers game and those numbers get discussed, dissected and debated by those who love the game (count me among them). Everything from the timeless RBI, batting average, ERA, etc.Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:26:26 EDTThe 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 EDT