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The glass-ceiling index

20 minutes agoNews : Daily Chart

Where is the best place to be a working woman? IN SOME countries International Women's Day on March 8th is a public holiday. But it is too early to relax efforts to increase equality for working women. The Nordics are still out in front,...Show More Summary

The One-Stop Shop Guide to Lumber

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts over the years, while I’m not the handiest or craftiest guy, I do make an effort to expand my DIY skills when I can. One thing that often leaves me scratching my head is purchasing lumber whenever I take on a project that requires it. You’d think lumber would […]

Is Most of Our DNA Garbage?

Biologists are feuding over the usefulness of our genetic material — and the fundamental sloppiness of life on earth.

What’s Your Response to Responsive Design?

More than two years have passed since web designers, SEOs, and the web-savvy community predicted the need for a responsive website; but, until recently, not everyone got the message. According to some, trending reports indicating that the majority of websites are using responsive designs are grossly inaccurate. Show More Summary

When Manley met Martin: “Peter Robinson and I have never had a bad personal relationship”

22 minutes agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

Interesting interview in today’s Irish News with John Manley and Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness. It appears to be a much more relaxed and happy man than the person who was sitting in front of Manley a year ago. McGuinness spoke of the improvement in the mood between Sinn Fein and the DUP from last more...

SaaS Capital raises $58 million to fund software as a service companies

23 minutes agoTechnology / Internet : SiliconANGLE

SaaS Capital has announced that it has closed its second fund with $58 million in limited partner commitments. SaaS Capital’s first fund, which closed in May 2012, raised $22.5 million in limited partner commitments and provided funding to 14 software as … Continue reading ?

From Purim to Pesach

24 minutes agoReligion / Judaism : Velveteen Rabbi

Today is Purim -- the full moon of the lunar month of Adar. Pesach (Passover) begins in one month, at the full moon of Nissan. There's a traditional teaching (Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayim 429:1) which holds that "One must begin...

How To Make Six Figures A Year And Still Not Feel Rich – $200,000 Income Edition

One of the great things about America is freedom. Tired of feeling like death living in Chicago or Boston during the winter? Why hello San Diego, Miami, and Honolulu! Not feeling there are enough job opportunities for advancement in Detroit? Then come on down to New York City! Tired of eating healthy food in San Read More...

Noble defends Yancoal Australia valuation

Singaporean firm counters research with 10-point rebuttal.

What to Do When You Hate Your Job and Can’t Quit

You might hate your job for all sorts of reasons. Maybe you’ve lost interest in what you’re doing or maybe you weren’t even interested in the first place. Maybe you’re trapped in a toxic environment. Your coworkers are catty. Your boss rarely appreciates your efforts and just piles on more (and more) projects on your […]

5 tips to stay happy at work even when you’re very busy

Yesterday we had our latest webinar – this one was on staying happy even when you’re busy at work. You can watch the whole thing here: Get the slides right here. Let me know if you have any questions or feedback in the comments. And if you have ever tried being busy AND happy at the … Continue reading 5 tips to stay happy at work even when you’re very busy ?

Measuring Up

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Gus Poyet Charged by FA, Steve Bruce Receives Warning: Latest Details, Comment

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has been charged with improper conduct by the FA for his role in a touchline incident with Hull City's Steve Bruce. The Tigers manager will be "reminded of his responsibilities," as reported by Sky Sports: The...Show More Summary

State of the Sea Ice – February 2015

Guest essay by Robert A Cook, PE Sea ice concentration, north and south poles as observed by satellite. Image from University of Illinois Cryosphere Today In particular, for the twenty-second of each month, we will calculate and present for discussion: that day’s solar radiation level at top of atmosphere (TOA), that day’s declination angle (the…

Shadow of Mordor does simply win GDC 2015 Game of the Year

It really is award season for expectation-exceeder Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, which was last night crowned Game Developers Choice Awards Game of the Year. Last month Monolith's Mordor murder-'em-up scooped eight awards at the AIAS awards. Show More Summary

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