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A Kinda Black Swan

Observed on Swann Street (really), Northwest D.C.: And, yes, the black swan metaphor is biologically ignorant.

Home Video of Swans Chasing Golfer Turned Into a ‘Game of Thrones’ Ad by Digitally Swapping Out the Swans for Dragons

last weekOdd : Laughing Squid

the movie and television streaming service, blinkbox, recently took a home video of black swans chasing a golfer and turned it into a great Game of Thrones ad. They pulled off this feat by digitally swapping out the swans for young, hungry dragons. Here is the original video: videos via blinkbox, mally1640 submitted via Laughing [...]

J.W. Mays - Downtown Brooklyn Asset Selling At A Discount To Land Value

By Black Swans Are Common: J.W. Mays (MAYS) represents a rare opportunity to buy into Downtown Brooklyn real estate in a gentrifying neighborhood at half of private market valuation. In the worst-case scenario, shareholders triple their money by 2021 as the existing leases expires and are replaced with market rate rents. Show More Summary

June Is Busting Out All Over The Junior Gold Miners

By Jeb Handwerger: June is busting out gold and silver and all over the junior miners (GDXJ) which is up close to 30% this month alone. Are the black swans waking you up from the summer doldrums? The technical signals are turning positive for gold (GLD), silver (SLV) and the junior gold and silver (SIL) miners. Show More Summary

Chevron: Texas Tea Champion Or Oily Black Swan?

By Sure Dividend: Chevron (CVX) is the 3rd largest major integrated oil and gas company behind only Exxon (XOM) and Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A). Chevron was originally founded 135 years ago as Pacific Coast Oil Co. Through its long history, the current Chevron company has gone by several names: Pacific Coast Oil, Standard Oil, and Chevron. Show More Summary

Black swan drops down on Shanghai street mid-flight because it's 'overweight'

last monthChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A black swan was sent to the Minhang Wild Animal-Plant Conservation after it dropped onto a road in Shanghai's Qingpu district last Thursday, apparently falling mid-flight because it was too fat. [ more › ]

Darren Aronofsky's ‘MaddAddam' Brings Margaret Atwood Novels To HBO

HBO is about to corner the market on kids who need to do last-minute book reports. Darren Aronofsky, director of hugely successful films like "Black Swan," 'Requiem for a Dream," "The Wrestler" and "Noah," is developing a new book adaptation for the premium cable provider, according to Deadline. Show More Summary

Director Darren Aronofsky to Adapt Dystopian Book Trilogy to HBO Series

last monthOdd : The Daily What

The acclaimed director known for films like Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan, and most recently, Noah, has recently started development with HBO on a new series based on Margaret Atwood's highly-acclaimed futuristic book trilogy. TheShow More Summary

Darren Aronofsky developing futuristic sci-fi series MaddAddam for HBO

HBO has put in development the futuristic sci-fi series "MaddAddam", to be executive produced by Oscar-nominated BLACK SWAN helmer Darren Aronofsky through his Protozoa Pictures banner, according to Deadline. The project, based on Margaret Atwood’s book trilogy "Oryx and Crake", "Year Of The Flood", and "MaddAddam",... Read More...

Darren Aronofsky Adapting Futuristic ‘MaddAddam’ Book Trilogy As HBO Series

EXCLUSIVE: HBO has put in development drama series MaddAddam, executive produced by Oscar-nominated Black Swan helmer Darren Aronofsky through his Protozoa Pictures banner. The project, based on Margaret Atwood’s book trilogy Oryx and...Show More Summary

Here's SocGen's Famous Chart With The Black Swans

Societe Generale is out with its famous quarterly black swan chart. Black swan events are those that have a low probability of occurring, but also have the potential to roil financial markets if they occur. With a 30% probability, aShow More Summary

Stock Market Bubbles: Beware The Positive Black Swan

I am going to take a brief look at a few revolutionary technologies - all Black Swan events, to hopefully give you a sense that great stock market bubbles typically involve a Black Swan technological breakthrough, which has broad implications spanning across many different industries. Show More Summary

‘Orphan Black’: Project LEDA History 101

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

Sarah and Helena try to track down Swan Man in 'Orphan Black' season 2, episode 6: 'To Hound Nature in Her Wanderings'. The post ‘Orphan Black’: Project LEDA History 101 appeared first on Screen Rant.

‘Orphan Black’ recap: The most confusing thing that happened this week (Season 2, Episode 6)

2 months agoArts : Arts Post

Where to begin? The episode was a mix between a road trip comedy (featuring dream team Sarah and Helena on a quest to find “Swan Man,” a.k.a. Ethan Duncan and creator of the clone project) and a dive into a deep, disturbing world of what’s really been going at the Dyad Institute all these years. […]

Apps of the Week, Bounden, Uncanny X-Men, Elevate and more!

It’s Memorial Day Weekend in the US, which means an extra day off to take advantage of some of the great new apps in the App Store. This week, we’ll try to stay focused, dance like Mila Kunis in Black Swan and bring out the claws when it’s time to get our game on. Show More Summary

Deciphering The Economics Of Venture Capital

2 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Editor’s note: Matt Oguz is managing director of Palo Alto Venture Science. When Nassim Nicholas Taleb developed his popular theory to explore way-out-of-the-norm surprising events, he outlined three characteristics of a black swan event: The...Show More Summary

'Orphan Black' Spoilers: 5 Teases for 'To Hound Nature In Her Wanderings'

Sarah solidified her sestra-bond with Helena on last Saturday's Orphan Black when she was able to keep her clone from killing Rachel. They left together a road trip to search for the Swan Man. On "To Hound Nature In Her Wanderings," will they find Ethan Duncan?

Hewlett-Packard A Festering Black Swan... Beware

ByAlex Cho: For the most part Hewlett-Packard's (HPQ) recent quarter was disappointing. If I had to summarize what went wrong, it had everything to do with worsening enterprise trends, paired with lackluster growth from consumer hardware. Show More Summary

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