Investigators this weekend opened a probe for criminal negligence in the crash and searched Metrojet’s offices. Russia’s Federal Labor Agency announced Monday that the airline had not paid its employees in the past two months, indicating financial problems in the company. And a state owned television channel broadcast an interview with the pilot’s wife, who said her husband had complained about poor maintenance on the plane..

Albert Einstein advanced Planck’s theory in 1905 when he studied the photoelectric effect. First, he began by shining ultraviolet light on the surface of a metal. When he did this, he was able to detect electrons being emitted from the surface. We missed him when his The Nightly Show was cancelled, but this week ABC announced Larry Wilmore will be working with the network for the next several years. Wilmore helped shape Black ish before being offered the late night spot. And he co created Insecure, HBO’s fall hit series starring Issa Rae (it’s just been picked up for a second season.) He’ll be creating content and recruiting talent as part of his new deal, says the Hollywood Reporter.

The good news is most PBDE’s aren’t allowed in furniture any more. The bad news is that the very same Tris, I’d helped remove from kid’s pajamas decades ago is replacing them. A handful of companies Albemarle, Dead Sea Bromine, and Chemtura supply potentially toxic fire retardant chemicals to the foam and furniture industries with assurances of safety.

We are working to fit the agenda with a strong sense of purpose.” Ms. Mohammed concluded our call with a piece of wisdom. Extend the talents and skills you’ve developed for your day job into other facets of your life. Cultural connections are everywhere now, thanks to the variety show that is the Internet. Today we bring you one example of the cultural rabbit hole. It begins in the newspaper, but takes us around a spiral from television to movies to Broadway, courtesy of NPR pop culture blogger Linda Holmes.

Sold a $300 AA gift card to ABC Gift Cards (AKA CardCash) for $243. Much to my surprise, received a check for only $83. Looked at my order online, and they decided to deduct $160 from the payment for a $200 Neiman Marcus e gift card I previously sold them.

You might remember back in November we started asking questions about Idaho tax credit programs. We wanted to quantify exactly what the state and taxpayers were getting in return for offering incentives to businesses. Were jobs being created? Were businesses moving to Idaho because of the incentives offered here? We hit dead ends on the data side of things, but we were able to better understand the system..