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Will big business become the left’s faithful lapdog?

It was a really nice try. Heritage Action (the activist arm of the conservative Heritage Foundation) invited Sen. Elizabeth Warren to speak at an event dedicated to phasing out the Export-Import Bank. The Ex-Im, as it’s known inside the Beltway, has become a favorite target of populist forces on right. The Ex-Im gives U.S. Show More Summary

Kitchen Secrets: How To Make A Basic Roux For Sauces and Gravies

The foundation for three of the French mother sauces (béchamel, velouté, and espangnole sauces) is a thickening base of flour and fat, typically butter, known as a roux.  A roux is also used as the thickening component in gravy and the base in many other dishes like gumbo.

Dov Hikind uses campaign funds to make charitable donations to community powerbrokers

Longtime Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind utilizes his campaign warchest as a charitable foundation, new disclosure records reveal.

A charitable foundation has just donated $650 million to the Broad Institute, earmarked for psychiat

9 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A charitable foundation has just donated $650 million to the Broad Institute, earmarked for psychiatric research. It is the largest such donation ever made, and is welcome in an era when we're seeing a decline in funding for the study of mental illness. Read more...

Santa Barbara news startup Mission & State to shut down

The Knight Foundation will not fund a second year and the foundation behind the investigative news project says "unfortunately...the Mission & State experiment must come to an end."

SAP Throws Weight Behind Cloud Foundry and OpenStack

SAP today formally made available new application development tools in the cloud that the company promises will make use of open source OpenStack and Cloud Foundry platforms that will serve as the foundation for its overall API strategy.

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen To Talk Philanthropy, Open-Source Education At Disrupt SF 2014

10 hours agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen is the founder and president of the Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation, a private operating foundation that functions as a philanthropic innovation lab. The foundation’s mission is to inspire, educate and empower people to give in a way that matters more. Show More Summary

IM Arghyadip Das wins Leiden Chess Tournament

The 8th edition of Leiden Chess Tournament was held on 11-20th July, 2014, in Leiden, a city in the Dutch province of South Holland.The event was organized by the Stichting Denksportpromotie Nederland, a foundation for mind sports, in a 9-round Swiss format.The last-year’s tradition goes on in Leiden. Show More Summary

Mask Up for San Diego's Growing Surveillance State

12 hours agoNews : Reason

The privacy advocates at the Electronic Frontier Foundation are channeling their inner geeks to tie his week's San Diego Comic-Con to a protest against that city's growing snooping regime. "Put on your Batman mask or Sith paint for the...Show More Summary

New state rankings on how America’s children are faring

A new report on how America’s children are faring, just released by the  nonprofit Annie E. Casey Foundation, found that Massachusetts is doing the best job and Mississippi the worst in four areas: economic well-being, education, health and family/community indicators. The KidsCount 2014 Data Book finds that in 2012,  23 percent of U.S. children were living […]

The NCS Announces the Launch of The National Cartoonist Magazine!

The NCS Foundation has really been firing on all cylinders lately, starting several initiatives that are going to be terrific resources fro pro an aspiring cartoonists alike. They and the NCS just announced one of those new initiatives today, the free digital magazine, The National Cartoonist!: From the NCS Website and NCSF President Steve McGarry: […]

Klüber Obtains Certification for Manufacturing Facilities

Kl?ber Lubrication has received the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) ISO 21469 certification at its Londonderry, New Hampshire facility. The certification from

What Today's Ruling Would Do To Obamacare Premiums State By State

You gotta see this chart to understand the potentially catastrophic impact of today's ruling on the very foundations of Obamacare.

SAP throws in with the OpenStack crowd

17 hours agoTechnology : GigaOM

Business applications giant SAP is now an official sponsor of the OpenStack Foundation. Not sure what took it so long. SAP throws in with the OpenStack crowd originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

Morgan Stanley Jumps On Earnings, Building Foundation For Lasting Growth

By Don Dion: The last of the major investment banks to report quarterly earnings, Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) reported results last Thursday and we believe its second quarter quality results and outlook far exceeded the disaster results of its main rivals. Show More Summary

“How Might Quantum Information Transform Our Future?”

So, the Templeton Foundation invited me to write a 1500-word essay on the above question.  It’s like a blog post, except they pay me to do it!  My essay is now live, here.  I hope you enjoy my attempt at techno-futurist prose.  You can comment on the essay either here or over at Templeton’s site.  Thanks […]

Obama NLRB Excludes Worker Input in Case that Seeks to Restrict Workers’ Ability to Remove Unwanted Union Bosses

National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation In a precedent-setting federal case, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regional director has denied a local restaurant worker's motion to intervene to stop the federal agency from foisting unwanted union representation back on her workplace after she and her coworkers attempted to remove the union.

14 Fantastic Nonprofit Marketing Jobs! Take It Forward Tuesday

Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here Communications Associate, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (Princeton, NJ) Communications & Policy Director, American Forest Foundation (Washington, DC) Communications...Show More Summary

#DoGoodATL Update: Sopo installs bike racks at Gateway Center

Remember the #DoGoodATL campaign that sought to help homeless Atlantans earn free bikes? Fundraising was a definite success, with $2,909 being raised in record time and another $2,500 added by the Home Depot Foundation.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Innovative Barbecue Experience: Concrete Batea Outdoor Grill by MateriaLitica

The Batea Outdoor Grill is one of the two first objects of MateriaLitica‘s foundational series entitled “Fuegos Concretos” (Concrete Fire). “Batea” is the result of an innovative work with reinforced concrete made of marble. This reinforced...Show More Summary

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