Venezuela, is again, the most miserable nation in the world, according to new analysis published by the Cato Institute. Cato's Misery Index ranks 108 countries based on data from the Economist Intelligence Unit and calculations from Steve Hanke, a professor of Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University. Show More Summary
If you want to sock away more money, automating your savings is the way to go. Digit takes this a step further by calculating how much you can afford to save every few days. As your income and spending change, it automatically adjusts your savings. Read more...
Facts of Today – Shakuntala Devi, an Indian mental calculator,was asked to give the 23rd root of a 201-digit number; she answered in 50 seconds. Her answer was confirmed by calculations done at the US Bureau of Standards for which a special program had to be written to perform such a large calculation. Facts of […]
A San Francisco-based startup says a mortgage calculator it built to help homebuyers gauge the affordability of listings can now be used by real estate brokers to boost originations by their in-house and preferred lenders, and to protect their agents...
Fashion Metric is a big data SaaS solution for apparel retailers and brands to gather intelligence about their customers and personalize the online apparel shopping experience. By deploying a comprehensive technology to calculate a customer’s full set of body measurements in seconds, FM helps customers get measured for custom clothing... Learn more >>
Because of deferred money, pitcher Max Scherzer's $210 million, seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals has a present-day value of $191.4 million by the calculations of both Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association.
AT&T and Verizon Wireless have challenged a ruling made by the FCC in December regarding data roaming rates. The FCC sided with an argument made by T-Mobile about how reasonable roaming rates are calculated. The FCC is not going to set...Show More Summary
So maybe you don't think you have the 'ideal body', but are you actually overweight? By calculating your body mass index (BMI) you can find out once and for all whether you should lose – or put on – some pounds. Produced by Matt Johnston and Alex Kuzoian. Special thanks to Josh Neufeld. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
Photo by Flickr user hanzabean. Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979, and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community over the past decade. In this special Making Sense edition of...Show More Summary
At a glance, it seems like you'll always save money by ditching the cable subscription, but depending on what services you need to buy to replace cable, that might not be the case. Slate put together a handy calculator to help you make your decision. Read more...
In case you missed the news. This is from Calculated Risk: December Employment Report: 252,000 Jobs, 5.6% Unemployment Rate: From the BLS: Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 252,000 in December, and the unemployment rate declined to 5.6 percent, the...
Ahead of today's expected announcement by the US Olympic Committee, online gambling website Bovada calculated each of the four contenders' odds of landing the bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. San Francisco's odds are just 4:1, behind LA's odds...
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.