Malaysia’s 1MDB in China power deal that’s moving markets Karishma Vaswani Asia business correspondent 25 November 2015 From the section Business Image copyright AFP Image caption Malaysian state fund 1MDB has $11bn in debt It’s rare to see the Malaysian ringgit rise against the US dollar – especially given its performance this year – down […]
China’s biggest brokerage Citic in $166bn error 25 November 2015 From the section Business Image copyright AFP Image caption The period in which Citic Securities inflated its derivative business was during the dramatic sell-off in mainland...Show More Summary
Big is beautiful for merging universities By Nic Mitchell 25 November 2015 From the section Business Image copyright Olivier Jacquet Image caption Sorbonne lecture: Paris could have a mega-university, if those broken up after 1968 are re-united Universities across Europe are talking about merging or forming alliances like never before. Almost 100 mergers have […]
How Ireland built a cheese movement By Padraig Belton Business reporter 25 November 2015 From the section Business Image copyright Cashel Blue Image caption Cashel Blue is one of numerous Irish cheeses now available in the US When Irish farmer Eugene Burns started making a posh French-style, smelly cheese in 1983, he decided to do […]
“NeuralTalk and Walk” is a video by artist and coder Kyle McDonald created by running a modified version of the NeuralTalk neural network image captioner code by Andrej Karpathy on an open laptop and walking the streets. The computer tries to identify objects seen by the camera in real-time as McDonald moves around busy streets. via Prosthetic Knowledge
[caption id="attachment_75483" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Roland Tamayo at Flower Pepper Gallery in LA. [Arrested Motion][/caption] The Victoria and Albert Museum—arguably the world’s preeminent design institution—will be displaying one of those 2004 Juicy Couture velour tracksuits with the rhinestones on the butt. Show More Summary
Ed Sheeran is putting on his acting cap again The Grammy-nominated singer posted a photo on Instagram that shows him with Bridget Jones's Baby star Renee Zellweger. The caption: "Spent the day being an actor in the new Bridget Jones movie. Show More Summary
Christie Brinkley's still got it! The 61-year-old supermodel shared a photo of herself clad in a purple bikini with her Instagram followers on Monday, proving she is and always will be a beach babe. In her caption, Brinkley expressed...Show More Summary
New Jaguar Land Rover jobs in Wolverhampton factory expansion 24 November 2015 From the section Birmingham & Black Country Image caption Jaguar Land Rover’s site at the i54 business park in Wolverhampton has already expanded once Jaguar Land Rover is set to hire hundreds of new workers as the car manufacturer announces plans to double […]
Egypt plane crash: Easyjet cancels more Sharm el-Sheikh flights 24 November 2015 From the section UK Image copyright AFP Image caption British tourists flew home on special flights from Sharm el-Sheikh Easyjet has now cancelled all flights between the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh and the UK until 6 January. The airline, along with other […]
Ticket fraud: Fans lose £1.2m in six months By Mark Savage Music reporter 24 November 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright AP Image caption Fans of One Direction were amongst those targeted Music and sports fans have lost more than £1.2 million to ticket fraud in the last six months, police figures […]
This needs no caption, other than an apology that I was unable to trace its provenance. Perhaps it is itself an act of god.
What do Biglaw bros do when no one will hang out with them? Drink alone, of course!
Brooklyn Decker has shared the first photo of her two-month old baby boy Hank! The 28-year-old Grace and Frankie actress posted a photo of her son laying on her chest and she captioned it, “Sundays.” PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Brooklyn Decker Brooklyn and her husband, tennis player Andy Roddick, welcomed their baby [...]
Adele is unrecognizable in this pic she posted of herself hidden behind a face mask and a head of hair filled with curlers. She captioned the fun photo, "I woke up like this!" Why do we hear Michael Myers belting out "Chasing Pavements?"
FANGORIA fanatics! If you’re one of the thousands who follow us on Twitter, you’re likely familiar with our daily Caption Contests! Now, due to the overwhelmingly positive response, we’re highlighting the best entries of the week for the world to see! So without further ado… Monday, November 16th Winner: @garv7yar – “Looks like that’s one […]
Women ‘deserve’ pensions redress, says Baroness Bakewell By Brian Milligan Personal Finance reporter 23 November 2015 From the section Business Image caption Baroness Bakewell said many older women had been “wronged” Hundreds of thousands of women deserve compensation for delays to their state pension, the Labour peer Baroness Bakewell has said. Women born after 6 […]
Moroccan solar plant to bring energy to a million people By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst 23 November 2015 From the section Science & Environment Image caption Rows of curved mirrors capture solar energy A giant plant using energy from the Sun to power a Moroccan city at night will open next month. The solar […]
This week’s Weekend Caption Contest™ involved someone who managed to be even more unpopular than our POTUS. The assignment this week was to caption the following picture: Here are the winning entries: 1) (Rick Adams) – “Losing.” 2) (rodney...Show More Summary
The tea industry boss in love with the drink By Johny Cassidy Business reporter, BBC News 22 November 2015 From the section Business Image copyright Ed Miller Image caption Nirmal Sethia has been selling tea for more than 50 years “Tea is like a beautiful woman,” says Nirmal Sethia. “You look for the deep characteristics. […]