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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH), Liberty Global plc (LBYTK): How Lone Pine Capital Lost 1% in 6 Months

Lone Pine Capital, the hedge fund managed by Tiger cub Stephen Mandel, lost about 1% in the first half of 2014. One investor in the funds assured that this was mainly due to the fact that Lone Pine missed out on some of the year’s largest gainers amongst the activist targets, airlines and yield-driven stocks, […]

Over at Equitable Growth: Investment in Equipment (and Software): What Are Neil Irwin and Tyler Cowen Thinking? Tuesday Focus: July 22, 2014

[Over at Equitable Growth]( The estimable Neil Irwin and Tyler Cowen get, I think, things wrong here. First, Tyler, commenting on Neil: Tyler Cowen: Facts about non-residential investment: "One simple hypothesis is that it’s not worth spending more on American workers at current wage levels. Show More Summary

Christianity in New York City: 7 Surprising Facts by Leadership Center's Mac Pier

Seven surprising facts about the state of the church's in America's most prominent and populous city.

Jessica Alba talks home and health with Self magazine

It isn't a sin to complain about one's husband, according to Jessica Alba. In fact, dishing the dirt on your mate can actually make for a happier home existence, the "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" star said in the latest issue of Self magazine.

10 facts about harps in honor of Mary Lattimore and Jeff Zeigler’s forthcoming harp-centric album on Thrill Jockey

Here are 10 facts about harps that you really need to know: Fact #1: The harp, as an instrument, dates back to around 3500 BCE, which in technical jargon means it is “pretty bloody old.” Fact #2: Harps make great entrance sounds in pantomimes...Show More Summary

11 Surprising Facts About Babies Born During the Summer

Post by Jeanne Sager. If you've got a summer baby, welcome to the club! There are more babies born in the summer in America than any other season. It's certainly not a bad time to give birth -- less fears of germs getting your baby sick and plenty of sunshiney days for backyard birthday parties when they're older. Show More Summary

Predicting Each NFL Team's Biggest Training Camp Revelation

And so it begins. Welcome to NFL training camp 2014. Here are some thoughts about what to expect this summer when it comes to each club. With our revelations comes a prediction...32 of them in fact. From moves made by each NFL team via...Show More Summary

Ukraine Open Thread (and Links)

In theory, I should post about Ukraine, but in practice, the news is thick on speculation and thin on evidence. And the rush to assign blame before all the facts are in, particularly now that the black boxes from the downed Malaysian Airlines are in the hands of the Malaysian government, is particularly troubling. Show More Summary


To the editor: Antonio Villaraigosa asks"Why are teachers unions so opposed to change?"(July 21). I would like to know why Mr. Villaraigosa is so opposed to learning the facts about American schools and the Common Core. VillaraigosaShow More Summary

13 Interesting Facts About Google That You May Not Know

There are few people who haven’t heard of Google. But here are some interesting facts about Google, the most popular... The post 13 Interesting Facts About Google That You May Not Know appeared first on Lifehack.

Here's Charlie Hunnam's NSFW Response to Sons of Anarchy's Emmy Snub

19 hours agoEntertainment : BuzzSugar

Dear Emmy voters, Charlie Hunnam doesn't care about the fact that you haven't deemed Sons of Anarchy worthy of any major awards. He made this more than apparent during the show's Summer TCA panel, when a reporter asked about the snubs. Show More Summary

The Truth About Corey Stoll's Wig and Other Fun Facts About FX's The Strain

Ever since FX's new vampire drama The Strain debuted, some fans have wondered why Corey Stoll — who plays Ephraim Goodweather, an epidemiologist tasked with uncovering the truth about the mysterious vampirism virus — is forced to wear a somewhat distracting wig. Show More Summary

Grilled Fruit and Vegetable Kabobs

Post by The Stir Bloggers. The best thing about summer, is cooking outdoors! In fact, we rarely spend time in our kitchen during the summer months. Who wants to be cooped up when they could be enjoying the nice weather? We love grilling! So when I found this recipe for grilled fruit and veggie kabobs, I was pretty happy. Show More Summary

5 Designer iPad Cases from Versace to Givenchy

Style & Tech-Technology plays an important role in our lives, considering the fact that we usually check our devices on average, about 150 times... The post 5 Designer iPad Cases from Versace to Givenchy appeared first on The Fashionisto.

12 Guardians Of the Galaxy Facts The Movie Won't Tell You

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Everybody's super-excited about Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, and justifiably so, but there's one problem: if you're only watching the film, you're not getting the truth. The Guardians — the group and the members — have a far weirder history than the movie will acknowledge, and here's the proof. Read more...

Real Life James Bonds: 10 Interesting Facts and Figures about MI6 – The British Foreign Intelligence Service

“Bond. James Bond.” Though they may not refer to their agents as “00” anything, MI6, more officially known as the Secret Intelligence Service, is still a crack intelligence agency. MI6 actually stands for “Military Intelligence, Section 6” and is comparable to the C.I.A. Show More Summary

The Truth about Gluten: It May Not be Such a Problem after All

Sales of gluten-free products are booming, but it turns out that non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) may not in fact exist. Robert S. Wieder explains. The Truth about Gluten: It May Not be Such a Problem after All is a post from: CalorieLab - Health News & Information Blog

Starbucks will let you order coffee from your iPhone later this year

If you’ve been known to slurp down a cup of joe at your local Starbucks, great news. Ordering a coffee at the worldwide coffee change is about to get a lot easier. In fact, you should soon be able to … Read more ›

1 New Shirt for 'RoboCop' Fans (and a New Design Contest!)

By CRACKED Staff Published: July 21st, 2014 Do you ever think about the fact that where you live has its own cultural representative? Like how Gotham has Batman, Long Island has Billy Joel, and L.A. has anyone but an NFL player? We think every city's symbol deserves to get noticed, and since o

Did Black Slaves Revolt in Iraq?

Editor’s note: For those who are wondering about the retro title of this black-history series, please take a moment to learn about historian Joel A. Rogers, author of the 1934 book 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro With Complete Proof, to whom these “amazing facts” are an homage.

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