By Madeline Chambers and Elizabeth Pineau BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Evoking a possible Greek exit from the euro zone, Germany and France are taking a coordinated and calculated risk in the hope of averting a leftist victory in Greece's general election on Jan. Show More Summary
An out-of-nowhere three-team trade sent Dion Waiters to Oklahoma City, Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith to Cleveland and loads of cap relief to New York. The Oklahoma City Thunder took a calculated risk Monday by dealing away a protected...Show More Summary
The Thunder are set to pay the luxury tax for the first time ever after trading for Dion Waiters, but there are ways they can get back under the tax line. The Oklahoma City Thunder took a calculated risk Monday by dealing away a protected...Show More Summary
Nvidia has recently unveiled their Tegra X1 mobile processing chip. It's being hailed by the company as a ?mobile superchip?. The chip can do approximately 1.1 teraflops worth of calculations per second and is claimed to be as powerful as today's home consoles and PCs.Click To Continue Reading
Radiohead's Thom Yorke may have made almost $24 million from a solo album he released exclusively through torrenting network BitTorrent, according to calculations by the Digital Trends blog. While BitTorrent is commonly used for pirating...Show More Summary
The EQUALITY Of The AMERICANIZED NEGRO Will NOT Be Shown In His EQUAL MATERIAL ACQUISITION As Compared To The WHITE MAN (Who Is His Perfect "1.0" Reference - As Calculated By The "National Urban League") INSTEAD The Negro Will ProveShow More Summary
By Dan Olmsted On Thursday my odometer decided to remind me that we really do start fresh with the New Year -- my trip calculator came up all 1's. More amazingly, Comment Number 111,111 popped up on January 1 from...
Well, thank God they made it. The Ezadeen, formerly a livestock carrier and now adapted for its human cargo of 360 people, has arrived today at Corigliano Calabro near Lecce.… Continue reading The post The bleak calculation made by the passengers on the Ezadeen appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
It’s a common frustration: During the TV season, you hear everybody talking about this great new TV show, but you’re so swamped with your regularly scheduled viewing that there’s no time to check it out. By our calculations, there are approximately four more days before life goes back to normal and everyone has to shake […]
While Guardians of the Galaxy seems poised to be the highest grossing film of 2014, those who illegally download movies appear to have slightly different tastes than the general theater-going public. According to calculations by piracy-tracking...Show More Summary
By now you've probably shared or at least noticed that Facebook has compiled a Year in Review video for every user, allowing us to reminisce over the highlights of the past year, as calculated by Facebook's algorithm. While some people's...Show More Summary
Are stock betas calculated with price jumps (arguably derived from informed trading) more useful than those calculated conventionally (arguably dominated by noise trading)? In the December 2014 version of their paper entitled “Roughing Up Beta: Continuous vs. Show More Summary
Guest essay by Saburo Nonogaki It has been said that the averaged earth surface temperature would be 255K if no green-house-effect(g-h-e) gases were contained in the atmosphere, and is 288? at present where the atmosphere contains g-h-e gases. The estimation of 255K is based on the earth’s long-term radiative equilibrium and Stefan-Boltzmann’s law which states…
It will remind you why you moved. As many of us journey home for the holidays, this map from eBay is a good reminder of why we left in the first place. EBay calculated the artists that eBay users search for most in each state. Raking...Show More Summary
While necessity is frequently the mother of invention, annoyance often comes into play as well. This was the case with [Blaise Pascal], who as a teenager was tasked with helping his father calculate the taxes owed by the citizens of Rouen, France. Show More Summary
blickwinkel/Alamy By Edward Stepanyants Each and every day, seemingly small decisions about coupons, bundles, sales and retail pricing are made by retailers. The truth is almost all of these decisions are calculated with a purpose, based on consumer data and behavior. Show More Summary
Two Days, One Night is a small miracle of a movie, a drama so purely humane that it makes most attempts at audience uplift look crass and calculated by comparison. By now, cinephiles have come to expect excellence from the film’s directors,...Show More Summary
Illustrated on a Chilean hillside known as Cerro Unitas and surrounded by thousands of smaller geoglyphs, the Atacama Giant, a massive image of a deity used to calculate the movements of the moon, stands as the largest geoglyph ever discovered. Show More Summary
The Dodgers ended the Yankees’ 15-year streak as baseball’s biggest spenders and owe more than $26.6 million in luxury tax, according to calculations made by Major League Baseball and obtained by The Associated Press.
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