When I started my first nine-to-five job many years ago, I didn't ask questions. It was just a known fact that a "normal" office job was 40 hours a week and those were the standard working hours. No matter what, even if you finished all of your work, you were to find something to do to fill that extra time. Show More Summary
The first video game to enter the collective consciousness was Pong, released into the world in the early 1970s. In 2016, the games industry is a Hollywood-dwarfing multi-billion-dollar behemoth. Even by the standard of the mechanisms...Show More Summary
Jim Hamilton: Another weak quarter for U.S. GDP: The Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that U.S. real GDP grew at a 0.5% annual rate in the first quarter. That’s disappointing, even by standards of the weak growth that has...
The Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that U.S. real GDP grew at a 0.5% annual rate in the first quarter. That’s disappointing, even by standards of the weak growth that has become the norm since getting out of the Great Recession. Housing investment was one bright point. Another was growth in government spending at […]
Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is reportedly a summer target for Manchester City, with incoming Sky Blues manager Pep Guardiola asking the club to " monitor [his] situation closely." According to the Evening Standard's James Olley, the...Show More Summary
April 26--Honolulu rail could soon face another court challenge, even as it grapples with financial trouble. A new group of some 20 local residents dubbed "Do Rail Right" says it's concerned that long stretches of the multibillion-dollar t
The Free Silver Movement gave the baby name Silver a boost during the 1890s, as we saw in yesterday’s post. But the story doesn’t end there. Some parents got even more specific with their babies’ names, opting for the full phrase “Free Silver”: Free Silver Hopkins, born in Oklahoma in […] more
As we get closer to E3 2016 in mid-June, even more rumors about what Microsoft might reveal at the gaming trade show are popping up. The latest such report claims the company will show off a new standard controller for the Xbox One console. ...
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses why Mother Teresa shouldn't become a saint, even by the Catholic Church's standards.
Okay, that was a bad quarter, Apple. I know, Apple is held to a higher standard. The company makes $50 billion and there’s panic in the streets. I don’t think there’s cause for panic, but concern — even alarm — is warranted. The trend line that’s been clear on the iPad for nearly three years has finally infected the iPhone. Show More Summary
What’s the relationship between a standard 3.5mm audio jack and iPhone 7's battery life, you ask? Some reports indicated that Apple is looking to remove the headphone jack from upcoming iPhone design to come up with an even slimmer iPhone. Show More Summary
No one ignores an opportunity to save billions of dollars. Numbers of that size are enough to make an audience take notice, even in a business like commercial real estate, where deals in the hundreds of millions and billions are commonplace.
One of the most prominent iPhone 7 rumors out there concerns the device’s audio output. Apparently, Apple is going to “kill” one more port with this iPhone release: the standard 3.5mm headphone jack. However, it looks like Apple isn’t the only company looking to get rid of the old analog port, as others are also interested in this particular move. Show More Summary
USB Type-C has a number of chances to become the standard for data and charging connector for smartphones and tablets running either Android or Windows. However, in the long-term future, Intel wants USB-C to be even more universal (and...Show More Summary
U.S. home prices continued their steady upward march in February as buyers competed for a limited number of available properties. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 5.4 percent that month compared with a year earlier, according to a report released Tuesday. Show More Summary
Marseille attacker Michy Batshuayi prefers a move to Spurs over one to Juventus or West Ham, according to a report by the Evening Standard. The Belgian has scored 23 goals for the below-par French side this season. Only 22-years-old and coming off the back of an impressive season, Spurs would have to stump up around […]
It's a year-round challenge finding outfits that meet both office and fashion-girl standards, but once the Summer rolls around? Things get even trickier. In your mind, a scorcher means something cute and cool, like a romper and a simple pair of flip-flops. Show More Summary
The original 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System arrived in North American well before wireless standards like Bluetooth or wi-fi were established—it wasn’t until the Gamecube that Nintendo even offered wireless controllers. But thanks to this simple adapter, your original NES can now use them too. Read more...
The last few episodes of Season 5 were bleak as hell for its women characters, even by Game of Thrones standards: Sansa was duped into marrying the torture-frenzied, truly pathological rapist Ramsay Bolton, essentially locked away in a tower until she could bear him a son. Show More Summary
Did you know that current organic standards include few protections for animals? The USDA just released new standards for organic livestock that could change that. But the proposed changes will take years to implement.