I was in Kamloops, BC early in May this year. My plane landed early Sunday afternoon (May 10) and I decided to spend the rest of the day railfanning. After discussions on the excellent BC Railfans group, I planned to head a few kilometres west from the airport on the CN Ashcroft subdivision to catch some CN action. Show More Summary
He's a respected lecturer at the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business; co-author of Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization, and The 3 Laws of Performance: Rewriting the...Show More Summary
The all-female singing group G.R.L, – consisting of Lauren Bennett, Emmalyn Estrada, Natasha Slayton and Paula van Oppen – has broken up. “Nearly 9 months following the tragic death of band member Simone Battle, girl group G.R.L. announces today that they are disbanding,” Kemosabe Records, RCA Records, Larry Rudolph and Robin Antin wrote in a [...]
As the Los Angeles City Council prepares for a final vote Wednesday to raise the minimum wage, leaders of the most prominent business group to back a citywide pay boost have privately expressed concerns about changes made to the proposal since Mayor Eric Garcetti first sought their support.
It looks like Beat Down Boogie's got another cool cosplay video up on their channel. In their latest video, the group captures the amazing cosplayers of Animazement '15, which happens to be one of the best small secret anime conventions...Show More Summary
Many employees receive life insurance coverage as part of their employee benefits. A group life insurance has many advantages over private life insurance policies. First, group life insurance coverage is usually offered at low prices and is available not only to employees, but also to their qualified dependents. Second, the employee does not […]
Getting out and meeting other new moms is a crucial part of the intro to motherhood equation, but it can be a mind-opening experience. It's kind of a crazy social experiment, when you think about the construction of a "mommy-and-me" group for women with newborns. Show More Summary
There's a little-known indicator that's making a small group of investors a lot of money. I call this indicator the "Alpha Score," because it consistently beats the market and
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has promised a new campaign to stop people joining violent radical groups and to fight the influence of Somali Islamists whose attacks have killed hundreds and threatened growing prosperity.
Organization known as Jonah heads to court on unprecedented grounds that it made false promises, violating state’s consumer protection act A group that claimed to be able to “cure” homosexuals and turn them straight will be sued on Wednesday in a New Jersey courtroom for violating the state’s...
I wasn’t expecting cinematic greatness from Pitch Perfect 2, which I saw last weekend at a mall in suburban Los Angeles. The New Yorker had warned me that the sequel to the 2012 hit about a college a capella group “falls apart at the level of the script, before it... More »
Links to the best reading in funds investing: Traders are pumping money into exchange-traded funds that own futures on the CBOE Volatility Index – Ashley Lau, Reuters Vanguard Group will start adding mainland China shares to the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO) — Chris Dieterich, Barron’s How to sift through ETF strategists – Daisy Maxey, The [...]
Photos show Jason Leger with the organizer of the armed anti-Muslim rally outside a Phoenix mosque, both of them in profane T-shirts. But Leger spoke to a group of people who pray at the mosque and they invited them inside -- and now his attitude has changed. Show More Summary
For certain American populations, the beginning of June signals trans-Atlantic travel, and no group is more infamous in this regard than the American “EuroTripper”: a recent high school or college graduate who journeys through (mostly...Show More Summary
Ruckus Wireless is cooperating with Smartac Group China to build Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi networks that will cover more than 300 passenger stations for three major railroad systems in China, including Beijing, Guangzhou and Lanzhou.
The light-filled rooftop garden of West Hollywood's Soho House, the international members-only club serving A-list clientele, feels as it's supposed to feel: dramatic and exclusive. A mature olive tree, one of several growing in the center of the dining area, is clearly older than the club, which has been around...
A group of Christians in Hidalgo State, Mexico, were allegedly threatened by a government official with death after attempting to meet to discuss religious persecution, a watchdog group has said.
Simulations of how bird flocks move collectively found that some can be too large for information to pass across the whole group, limiting the size of a flock
(Reuters) - Hamburger chain Wendy's Co said it would buy back $1.4 billion of shares by the end of 2016, including $211 million from Nelson Peltz's Trian Group, its largest shareholder. The company also adjusted its full-year earnings forecast on Wednesday to reflect the sale of its bakery operations. Show More Summary
China’s biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is to announce that it will invest about $200 million for a 30% stake in China Business News, a financial TV and newspaper company.