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Your Money: An Easier Way to Gather Information on College Costs, but Some Institutions Still Balk

College Abacus aggregates cost calculations from up to three colleges at a time on its own website, but is blocked by some institutions.

RBS Says It Barely Passed EU Stress Test, Admits Error

LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland said on Friday that it wrongly calculated its core capital for a test of its financial health by European regulators and only marginally passed a test it initially appeared to have passed comfortably. Show More Summary

The Science of "Interstellar's" Stunning Wormhole Voyage --Physicists Discuss

Similar in premise to many other science fiction films, something sets Interstellar apart: Many of the images are--for the most part--scientifically accurate, based on lensing calculations produced by Cornell University and California Institute of Technology scientists that show what black...

AM News: Undocumented Parents, Duncan's Chicago "No Comment," & Bush Speech

Obama’s Immigration Plan Mostly Covers Parents FiveThirtyEight: According to numbers calculated by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), a nonpartisan think tank, the bulk of that five million — about 3.7 million — will consist of undocumented parents of U.S. Show More Summary

Affordable Care Act Numbers Erroneously Calculated To Raise Subscribers Over 7 Million

Recently, the Obama administration reported that subscribers to the Affordable Care act surpassed more than 7 million individuals. Upon further investigation, it was found that the number was inflated by a number of dental subscribers that were erroneously added to the total. Show More Summary

Charge! ShinyShiny reviews the Elektronista clutch bag by Knomo

I have a bag with an in-built calculator. One of my favourite ever vintage shop finds, it dates from the late 80s and comes equipped with everything a late 80s career woman might need for successful careering. As well as the calculator, it has a built-in notebook and address book, a key fob, a pocket mirror, space for your pens and,... Show More Summary

40 Years Of European Stock Market Dilution (DIA, VGK, SPY, QQQ, EWJ, EWU)

Here's something stockholders don't like: dilution. Dilution happens when the number of a company's shares outstanding increases. This is a problem because stocks are valued based on their earnings per share, which is calculated by taking...Show More Summary

Super Smash Bros. Open for TI-83/84 Calculators: Thuper Math Broth

We’ve seen Pokémon ported to a calculator and a Portal spinoff for monochrome TI-83 series calculators. Now there’s a Smash Bros. for calculators. Made by Omnimaga member Hayleia, Super Smash Bros. Open is a work in…

Focus on UK Metal Detecting PAS and its Admitted Two-thirds loss rate

The figures for the annual number of finds removed from archaeological assemblages calculated by Robbins and reported in the PAS Guide for Researchers is ~260 000. That works out at a round 5000 a week. So how many records are made by the PAS a week of those reported finds? Like right now for example, prime detecting time, though a bit coldish. Show More Summary

Mesmerizing rebuild of a mechanical Fourier calculator

Albert Michelson's harmonic analyzer -- a 19th century mechanical calculator that can do Fourier analysis with just gears, springs and levers -- was found at the University of Illinois, and then lovingly restored by a trio of makers who lavishly documented it in a book (free PDF/paperback/hardcover) and a mesmerizing video series.

The Incredibly Complex Innards of Mechanical Calculators

4 days agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Mechanical calculators are opened to reveal their incredibly complex analog innards in a fascinating photo series by photographer Kevin Twomey. The calculators in the series, most of which are from the 1960s, are part of the collection of engineer Mark Glusker. Glusker has amassed about 100 machines since starting his collection in 1995. Wired has […]

By Turning Minutes Into Money, This Chrome Extension Helps You Save

Time is money. Here's a Chrome extension that will prevent you from making bad financial decisions. All of us have spent money we shouldn't have on a purchase. Whether as the result of calculation or whim, we've all looked at something we wanted, done some dodgy mental math, and decided it is somehow within our budgets. Show More Summary

Solar Calculator For Michigan And Comprehensive MI Solar Guidebook

Originally published on Cost of Solar. By Derek Markham You don’t have to live in an extremely sunny location, such as Arizona, New Mexico, or California, to get the benefits of solar power at home, although residents of those states are certainly a great fit for solar. Show More Summary

The Mother Of All Premium Hikes

Jonathan Cohn calculates that, should SCOTUS gut Obamacare subsidies in states without their own exchanges, the “underlying premiums for all people buying insurance on their own in these states would rise by an average of 43 percent, while the number of Americans without insurance could be as much as 7 million higher than it would […]

US Debt and Financial Promises to Close in on $100 Trillion This Year

Guest post by Joe Hoft As explained in new book Falling Eagle – Rising Tigers, a government deficit or surplus is measured by calculating the difference between government receipts and government spending over a period of time which is usually … Continue reading ?

How Social Security denied one woman the advice she deserved

Social Security Administration benefit calculators intentionally underestimate your benefits. Photo by by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has spent every week, for over two years, answering questions about what is likely your largest financial asset — your Social Security benefits. Show More Summary

Is this the worst ending to a soccer match ever? It’s certainly the most confusing.

Timekeeping in soccer is already a bit strange. On top of the 90 minutes of regulation play, the referee can tack on additional “stoppage time,” which is calculated by adding up the pauses because of injuries, for example, that occur during each 45-minute half. The average stoppage time, according to Football Bible, is three minutes, so […]

Atlanta Fed Jobs Calculator Suggests Full Employment By Spring Possible

It may not take much more to get to the labor market’s promised land, an improvement that could alter the debate over when the Federal Reserve starts raising interest rates.

American Households Are Saving $42 Per Month On Lower Gas Prices

The average American household will save just around $42 per month over the next year if gas prices stay low. RBC Capital Markets made this estimate by calculating the average miles driven per vehicle in the US, and how much gasoline...Show More Summary

Physics students have calculated that the physical impact of being rescued by the Flash is, in fact,

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Physics students have calculated that the physical impact of being rescued by the Flash is, in fact, more damaging than being hit by a car. Based upon footage from the new TV show, they say that increasing the area over which the superhero makes contact with a person would lower the pressure and likelihood of injury. Read more...

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