According to calculations made by MIT's Tangible Media Group, even if dried macaroni pasta were to be packed in a box "perfectly," it would still be 67 percent air by volume. That's a lot of empty space to be shipping to supermarkets. Show More Summary
Billy Bush has apologized fulsomely for his part in the notorious 'grab her by the pussy' Trump video. Whether it's enough to resuscitate his career is another matter.
An estimated 23 million people would lose health coverage by 2026 under Republican legislation aimed at repealing Obamacare, a nonpartisan congressional agency said on Wednesday in the first calculation of the new bill’s potential impact. The report from the Congressional Budget Office also...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An estimated 23 million people would lose health coverage by 2026 under Republican legislation aimed at repealing Obamacare, a nonpartisan congressional agency said on Wednesday in the first calculation of the new bill's potential impact.
Up $24,000 since 2014 The mortgage site HSH again calculated how much money the average homebuyer should make to get by comfortably in major American cities this week. The report delivered rough news for San Franciscans, but it getsShow More Summary
In Trends in presidential pitch (5/19/2017), I observed that the median f0 of President Trump’s weekly addresses has increased steadily since January, by about 30%. As a point of comparison, I did the same calculation for President Obama’s first few months of weekly addresses, from 1/24/2009 to 5/23/2009, in comparison to Trump’s weekly addresses from […]
President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia underscored a calculation by his administration that such concerns too often impede the flow of commerce.
Authored by Kurt Schlichter via Townhall.com, The blizzard of lies and distraction blowing through Washington is not just any routine stuffstorm, but a calculated attempt to bring down a president – our president, not the establishment’s president. Show More Summary
How dense is Seattle? It depends on what geographic area is meant by “Seattle” and also temporal factors like day of the week and hour of the day. For instance, the Downtown Seattle Association’s 2014 economic report estimates nearly 60,000 residents in the “greater” downtown area (roughly, Mercer to SODO and Elliott Bay to Broadway) with […]
After Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Benjamin Wittes, a friend of fired FBI Director James Comey, took to PBS to accuse President Trump of a “calculated” attempt to “compromise” Comey simply by shaking the law enforcement chief’s hand at a White House event, the media ran wild with the story on Friday as another controversy for the commander-in-chief.
LONDON — Defence minister Michael Fallon admitted on Thursday evening that the Conservatives have not attempted to cost their manifesto pledge to cut immigration by two-thirds, a policy which academics estimate will force the UK to borrow...Show More Summary
By Nancy Hokkanen The mainstream media’s hostile, fear-inducing reporting about Minnesota’s measles outbreak is a far cry from the objective news coverage of years past. Today’s online articles read like calculated rewrites of recent U.S. history, which promote monetary gain...
In the aftermath of Puerto Rico's historic bankruptcy, a clearer picture of losses accrued by U.S. mutual funds on their holdings of Puerto Rican debt is beginning to emerge: the WSJ has calculated the red ink at as much as $5.4 billion over the last five years on total holdings of $14.6 billion. Show More Summary
MDCalc, makers of popular online clinically useful calculators, has been around for over 12 years, and is still owned and run by the two practicing docs who founded it, Dr. Graham Walker and Dr. Joe Habboushe. Interestingly, MDCalc has seen its largest growth in the past three years, adding dozens of new calculators and swelling […]
Like many of the five million tax filers who must pay the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT), I am trapped. I wrote a big check to the IRS last month, but that’s not what bothers me. I don’t like having to calculate my taxes twice with two sets of complex tax rules.
Last week I talked about how important it is to truly being able to calculate how much money an agent makes per hour by dividing their gross commission income by total number of hours worked in a given year. For example, if you make $100,000 gross commission and you work 40 hours per week for […]
Nvidia follows Google with an accelerator that maximizes deep learning performance by optimizing for tensor calculations.
In multicellular animals, cells communicate by emitting and receiving proteins, a process called signaling. One of the most common signaling pathways is the transforming growth factor b (Tgf-b) pathway, which functions in all animalShow More Summary
Quantum computers need to be kept cool, just like regular computers, but an ordinary fan won’t cut it. A nanofridge that sorts electrons by temperature just might
Peter Coy, Bloomberg: Math is not on their side. The budgetary impact of tax legislation is scored by the nonpartisan staff of Congress's Joint Committee on Taxation. Judging from its past calculations, the JCT is likely to agree with...Show More Summary