After the disappointment of failing to qualify for this summer's UEFA Euro 2016, the Netherlands will attempt to ruin the Republic of Ireland's preparation for the big tournament when the two meet at Dublin's Aviva Stadium on Friday. Republic...Show More Summary
It was called “too big to fail ” and labeled a monster. In some ways, it never quite lived up to what were, quite frankly, unreasonable expectations. In other ways, it kept on giving , even when we thought it was all over . As of yesterday, El Niño has left us. Read more...
Big Head is one of my favorite characters throughout the entire run of Silicon Valley. Unlike, well…. everyone, you can’t hate him, or blame him. Even his ineptitude is OK. Because unlike Richard or Erlich, he doesn’t pretend to be competent. Show More Summary
We hear a lot about "too-big-to-fail" banks, and rightly so. It's time to bring that same discussion to health insurance. Most Americans first learned about too-big-to-fail when financial industry recklessness crashed our economy, causing an avalanche of foreclosures and throwing millions out of work. Show More Summary
When you look back over your life, what stands out? I’m guessing it’s your achievements. Those small (and big!) successes that lead us to the bigger triumphs. Here’s the rub: by focusing on success, we gloss over our failures. Aren’t those important, too? I think failure is really important. Show More Summary
Ciara and Ludacris are cohosting the 2016 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, and to promote the big show, both taped appearances for Jimmy Kimmel Live in Los Angeles on Thursday - and Ciara, who never fails to look completely stunning,...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve will soon take up prudential standards and liquidity requirements for insurance companies deemed "too big to fail" that are intended to head off risks to financial stability, Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo said in a speech to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners on Friday. Show More Summary
Neel Kashkari, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, was once a free-market ideologue. Now he fears that the financial sector is too large.
By William Kamkwamba When I set out to build a windmill and deliver renewable energy to my small village in Malawi, I was thinking only of the energy opportunities that would come; I never dreamed of the other doors that would open.Show More Summary
Entering a new relationship is a big deal, particularly when your past relationships have continually failed. If you’re having reservations... The post 14 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before Entering a New Relationship appeared first on Lifehack.
Abi Elphinstone encouraged students to "dream big" after failing the SAT, a standardized test required among U.K. elementary students.
“‘Once I bring myself to rehearsal,’ thinks the young dramaturg, ‘what if I fail? What if someone stumps me? What if I don’t know how a late nineteenth-century Russian family would have eaten pierogie [as a big pie, by the way], or the year the Berlin Wall went up ?'”
A scale model manufacturer has managed to do what many before have failed at: Creating a scale model of the V-8-powered Ariel Atom 500. Stretching 134 inches from head to toe, the life-size Ariel Atom isn't exactly a big car. And, as you might expect, the scale model version won't take up a lot of real estate on your bookshelf or desk if you're...
Inkpop was supposed to crowdsource the next big thing in young-adult fiction. It failed, but along the way created something greater.
Ben Bernanke: Ending "too big to fail": What's the right approach?: In a recent speech at the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution, Neel Kashkari, the new president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, argued that we need new...
The high-reward, low-risk promises of hedge funds failed to materialize, and many insurance companies are unwinding their positions.
The European industry took a tumble in March, failing to register any recovery, and continuing a slump that began in February. According to the latest data released by Eurostat, the European statistical authority, industrial production across the single currency area fell by 0.8% in March. Show More Summary
Uh oh. Iggy Azalea just got slapped with a big time lawsuit for not giving credit where credit is allegedly due. In a new $1.5 million lawsuit filed by Jon Jon Traxx, the 25-year-old has failed to come through on an agreement made back in 2013 when the singer and the Atlanta producer terminated their contract together. Related: [...]
I upgraded my home storage to a Drobo 5N, in January 2014. Over two years later a disc failed, swapping in a new one was no big deal. I have loved Drobo since my 1st generation unit. Much easier than packing a PC case with discs and fighting with whatever the most recent, trendy Linux distribution is, Drobo is a simple, fire and forget solution. Show More Summary
Just a few weeks ago, Michael J. Fox was in the news for receiving an apology from supermarket tabloid The Globe for inaccurate reports on his Parkinson's disease and failing health. The truth is nobody prefers to see Fox in a bad way, including 1988 with Bright Lights, Big City. But that doesn't …