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Lone Pine Capital 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Lone Pine Capital’s 2014 Q3 investor letter is out. Lone Pine Capital is one of the largest hedge funds in the World. Stephen Mandel‘s Lone Cypress lost 1.9% during the first 9 months of this year. Lone Kauri fund lost 2.1%, Lone Cascade lost 0.9%, and Lone Tamarack gained 1.7% during the same period. S&P 500 […]

Feministing Readz: Tales of Two Cities

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Sheila Bapat.  Economist Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century emerged as the most prominent work addressing wealth inequality and the problems of capitalism this year. Capital provides data to demonstrate that the chasmic wealth inequality of today is unprecedented and is poised to only grow worse. [...]

Album Review: Restorations – LP3

Philadelphia punks indulge their instincts and land somewhere between the sweaty basement and the stadium.

6 Stylish Systems to Keep Your Organic Vegetable Garden Growing Year-Round

Aqualibrium If you live in the city, chances are you don't have much real estate to grow vegetables. Enter Aqualibrium: a miniature, modular, urban farming aquaponics system that gives renters a year-round, indoor food source, even if they're short on space.

‘When you use a you’: Dorothea Lasky and the Poetics of Drake

Dorothea Lasky, the Village Voice’s favorite poet, has a favorite poet of her own. And that poet is none other than rap superstar Drake. Yes, 27 year old Canadian rapper Aubrey Drake Graham. At the Huffington Post, Lasky explains why: Drake is a lot of things to a lot of people, but to me, Drake [...]

King Diamond Brings Out All The Stops To The Vic

On his first tour in 11 years, the metal legend was in fine form. [ more › ]

FBI Raid Shutters Restaurants in Chicago

Several notable restaurants, including Lao Sze Chuan in the city's Chinatown neighborhood, confirmed to a local ABC station that they were closed because of an FBI investigation. Just a little over an hour ago, FBI agents stormed into...Show More Summary

Paul Stanley On His 'Insulting' First Meeting With Gene Simmons (VIDEO)

KISS rhythm guitarist Paul Stanley and bassist Gene Simmons are both known for being outspoken and having big personalities, so when the bandmates met for the first time more than four decades ago, they didn't quite have a breezy, instant...Show More Summary

Who Really Likes the Police? Older, Richer, White, Conservative Republicans.

15 hours agoNews : Reason

Americans like the police, but older, more affluent, white, conservative Republicans really like the police. Fully 72 percent of Americans say they have a favorable view of the police, and 24 percent have an unfavorable view, according to the latest Reason-Rupe poll. Show More Summary

Green Flash Brewing Releases Soul Style IPA, Jibe Session IPA and Discovery Pack

(San Diego, CA) – Beginning in November, Green Flash – the San Diego-based brewery known for unabashedly crafting assert… The post Green Flash Brewing Releases Soul Style IPA, Jibe Session IPA and Discovery Pack appeared first on

Phidgets Lesson 1: Installing Phidgets Drivers

  Phidgets are easy to use sensors and controllers for programmers. After just a bit of coding, you’ll have your computer connected to the real world via an assortment of sensors as well as motors, relays, remote control, RFID, LEDs and more! But first, you’ll need to get the drivers installed, and luckily, it will take less [...]Show More Summary

Dave Grohl comes home — highlights from the D.C. episode of “Sonic Highways”

< 1 minute agoArts : Arts Post

Dave Grohl likes to flood the zone. Rock-and-roll’s friendliest superstar was at the Smithsonian on Thursday night for a screening of “Sonic Highways,” his new HBO travelogue-rockumentary series about the making of the forthcoming Foo Fighters album. On Friday night — as the second episode of “Sonic Highways” aired on screens nationwide — Grohl was […]

Creating a Dynamic WPF Menu : Part 1

WPF provides some really nice features allowing us to create dynamic user interfaces. In the next 3 posts I will demonstrate how to create a dynamic menu bar [or tool-bar] that we can add and remove items to at run time. For brevity I have limited the scope to exclude any real styling and have [R

30 Funny Business Signs

1 minute agoOdd : Neatorama

(Photo: jessyfastfinger) (Photo: unknown) (Photo: unknown) Alex once told me to change the sign in front of the Neatorama factory. "What should I write?" "Anything is fine." It was the last time that Alex sent me out to change the sign. What can you do with a business sign? 22 Words has a roundup of 30 funny signs that businesses put out front to attract or scare away customers.

What I Learned Part 1

Hello from Chicago and the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law!One of the Shrink Rap traditions is that I blog tidbits that I picked up at various sessions of the forensic psychiatry conference. This...Show More Summary

Watch Royals fans go nuts at a KC Game 3 watch party

While the World Series headed to San Francisco, Royals fans congregated in Kansas City's Power & Light District to watch Game 3 and have themselves a watch party, and party they did. This is pre-Game 3 victory... PNL watch party. #KCRoyals #BeRoyalKC #WorldSeries A video posted by Allegra (@allegra_renee) on Oct 10, 2014 at 7:53pm PDT ... Show More Summary

AMD Releases Catalyst 14.9.2 Beta Drivers

2 minutes agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

As promised earlier this week, AMD has pushed out a new Catalyst beta driver release to go hand-in-hand with this week’s launch of Civilization: Beyond Earth. Though not entirely Civ focused, 14.9.2’s biggest change is that it enables...Show More Summary

Cardinal Pell promises ‘no doctrinal backflips’ at next family synod

By Robert Duncan ROME (CNS) – Referring to the Synod of Bishops on the Family that will convene in 2015, Cardinal George Pell wrote that the task for Catholics “over the next 12 months” is to explain “the necessity of conversion, the nature of the Mass,” and “the purity of heart the Scriptures require of […]

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