Space has a number of advantages from an engineering point of view. No gravity to deal with. An immense thermal well for heat and cold. Physical and sound pollution is no longer a problem I remember even reading somewhere where the mining and processing of material on the planet Mercury was considered. Show More Summary
As was reported earlier today by Bob Nightengale of USA Today, free-agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo has agreed to sign a seven-year, $130 million deal with the Texas Rangers. There's no doubt that Choo 's value comes from his abilityShow More Summary
Did Chief Keef just ink an endorsement deal with the folks at Adidas? Although the Chicago rapper is currently spending some time in a California rehab to deal with his marijuana addiction, apparently the guy still has his eyes on the proverbial prize. Show More Summary
Here’s ESPN New York reporting on Metta World Peace trying to find peace with his knees: Metta World Peace sat out of Saturday’s game against Memphis with a left knee issue that may keep him out for an extended period. The veteran forward said before Saturday’s game he’s unsure if he can play Monday against Orlando. “I just [...]
Venezuela is considering weaker exchange rates in order to boost the country's struggling oil fields and deal with a dire economic crisis.
1. Never ever respond. That’s the hater’s goal. To entrap you. Draw you into a conversation. Wherein you have to justify your complete existence. You can never ever win, furthermore the hater’s friends will pile on. Read if you must, but never acknowledge you’ve done so. 2. Research the hater. Especially on Twitter. See how […]
We noted this morning that Browns receiver Davone Bess was reportedly dealing with some personal issues and had been the subject of fan and media scrutiny over an eyebrow-raising picture that had appeared online. Whatever issues Bess is dealing with, they won’t affect the Browns for the last two games of the season. That’s because…
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The Texas Rangers will have a big boost to their offense in 2014 after reportedly signing Shin-Soo Choo to a seven-year, $130 million contract. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports first reported the deal: Shin-Soo Choo has deal with rangers. 7 years. Show More Summary
Last big MLB free agent finds a home.
Security-software giant RSA allegedly made a secret deal with the NSA to build a deliberately flawed encryption standard into its products.
In November, the world watched in horror as the Philippines was pounded by Typhoon Haiyan. While the outcry for aid has been met by an incredible response, there are still families and communities dealing with the effects of the devastation Filipino...Show More Summary
For all the readers heading home for the holiday season, here is a series of the best photos from the week to help deal with the crowds, long waits and, if in the northern hemisphere, the cold weather. First up is this pic of the Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4. The exterior ticks all the right boxes but much of the hardware appears to be...
Liverpool 3-1 Cardiff City Luis Suarez celebrated his new deal with a first-half double to help Liverpool move to the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win over Cardiff City at Anfield on Saturday. Raheem Sterling was also on target...Show More Summary
PepsiCo's deal with Buffalo Wild Wings proves that Coca-Cola isn't invincible. Should Coke shareholders be worried?
Struggling smart phone manufacturer, Blackberry has finally agreed on a five year deal with Foxconn. Foxconn, Blackberry Agree on a Five-year Deal - -
Massive charges knock a staggering BlackBerry into an even deeper hole. Will a manufacturing deal with Foxconn be much of a lifeline? It may not have seemed possible, but the news keeps getting worse for BlackBerry. The staggering mobile...Show More Summary
When Newsom began marrying gay couples in SF, Dems freaked out about political risk. Just 9 years later, licenses are being issued in Utah. — @Taniel @Taniel Newsom was right. Now Utah is too. — @KailiJoy Chris Geidner: Federal Judge...Show More Summary
By Blackstone Equity Research: According to the latest news, Verizon Communications (VZ) is nearing a deal with Intel (INTC) to purchase the internet-based TV service, OnCue. Verizon, the second-largest U.S. communications company, will use OnCue to extend its pay-TV offering beyond the geographic footprint of its FiOS fiber-optic service. Show More Summary
After Christmas many consumers will think about returning gifts, but many are unaware of and confused by their rights. Dealing with the hassle of broken or unwanted gifts, unexpected credit card fees and confusing fine print leaves many lacking holiday cheer. ’Now more than ever, consumers have a wide range of buying options,’ said TSI […]