by Tania Fersenheim, Content & Applications Manager at Fenway Libraries Online Are we spending money wisely? Librarians and administrators ask themselves this question in many ways, both big and small, every day. Sometimes it keeps us up at night. It’s inherent in the choices we make between different brands of dry erase marker, different resources […]
These days if you’re looking to make the big bucks in MMA you better be a damn good talker. While fighting ability should be the end all be all, the reality is that if you’re looking to get truckloads of money then you’re going to have to market yourself the right way. Show More Summary
Six years ago, Awesome Games Done Quick started as a small outfit of speedrunners who played games to raise money for cancer prevention. Since then, AGDQ has ballooned into a big event: this year alone, viewers donated $2.2 million dollars for a good cause. The added visibility has brought new challenges, as runners… Read more...
Amazon’s Alexa devices were some of the most exciting tech products of 2016, and immediately there were rumors that Apple was planning to follow suit with a standalone Siri — possibly even with the addition of facial recognition tech. Show More Summary
Bear Canister, no bear canister or which bear canister? Canister review and thoughts. So I have really been putting in the work to lower my base weight and so far it started with spending the extra money to swap out each of the big 3 and it saved over 3lbs. Show More Summary
Game crowdfunding platform Fig has raised $7.84 million in a funding round led by big name venture capitalists. That shows you have to raise money in order to … raise money. The round, led by Spark Capital and Greycroft, is a validation of the company’s strategy to pioneer a new way of investing in games on […]
Context: Hollywood’s Political Bias? It’s Money Unquestionably, a majority of the people who work in Hollywood lean politically left. More than lean, in many cases. But how much of their politics makes it onto the big screen?... read more AJBlog: diacritical | Douglas McLennan Published 2017-01-17 Privilege/Encumbrance: Part I For any person of color […]
Bernando Silva to Man United The big story on the back page of the Sun on Thursday links Man United with a summer move for AS Monaco star Bernando Silva. The Red Devils have a history of doing business with Monaco in recent times, after United signed Anthony Martial from the Ligue 1 club. Silva is […]
Money changes the little things in life, but not the big ones.
Big companies love to force their legal adversaries into arbitration, especially when those adversaries are employees, customers or others without money or power, and therefore are at a disadvantage. Judges usually love arbitration too because it relieves them of the chore of overseeing routine...
The cast of The Walking Dead might be better off giggling alongside The Gilmore Girls or joining the cast of The Big Bang Theory when it comes to money. Rather than piercing the brains of zombies, they can join the cast in sipping coffee or chatting on screen, which appears to be much more lucrative... Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! No one wants to see Trump inaugurated. Sad! With just three days left until President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, scalpers are rushing to sell the remainder of their inauguration tickets and they’re having a hard time doing so, the New York Daily News reports. Show More Summary
One of the big questions facing any Apple shareholder is whether Apple's userbase will continue to grow and how much money per user Apple can expect to earn. Steven Milunovich, a UBS Securities analyst, publishes regular investor notes...Show More Summary
A just published book – Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money and the Remaking of an America City – describes how a decade of local organizing and year-round campaigning has resulted in impressive local victories in a Black, white and Asian...Show More Summary
North Dakota needs to find ways to save money. In his final budget address to the Legislature in December former Governor Jack Dalrymple proposed eliminating the Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control. You know them as BreatheND, purveyors of those obnoxious and pervasive anti-smoking ads. Yesterday Governor Doug Burgum proposed his own tweaks to Dalrymple’s...
A big part of frugal living is saving money wherever you can, but there are some things that are worth splurging on — especially if they improve your life in some way. What splurge has most improved your life? How has your life been improved? What were the arguments for and against the...
The money management business could reach "a turning point" in 2017. That's according to Morgan Stanley, which just published a big report on the industry titled: On the Precipice of Change. "Evolving customer demands, oversupply, intensifying...Show More Summary
With just four days left until President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, scalpers are rushing to sell the remainder of their inauguration tickets and they’re having a hard time doing so, the New York Daily News reports. Yossi Rosenberg, a 36-year-old Democrat who voted for Hillary...
Billionaire Valery Kogan paid big bucks for his granddaughter’s wedding for Elton John and Mariah Carey to perform – TMZ Would you spend Valentine’s Day with these guys? – Just Jared Jr Was Ellen DeGeneres confronted by a waitress over a tip? – Gossip Cop Here’s what happened on last night’s Sherlock – Lainey Gossip [...]
Fox Sports pays Skip Bayless big money for hot takes that piss people off, and on Sunday the guy really earned his paycheck. After the Packers knocked off the Cowboys in the most thrilling game of the 2017 NFL Playoffs, Bayless got on Twitter and congratulated Cowboys rookie quarterback Dak Prescott for outplaying Aaron Rodgers, […]