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Destiny: Is the Exotic Necrochasm Worth It?

Alfredo and Destin show off the new Exotic Hard Raid weapon.

Fort Worth Will Recognize Same-Sex Marriages, Causing Gay Officer To Choke Up On Camera: VIDEO

4 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Fort Worth will begin recognizing same-sex marriages on Feb. 1. The city announced Wednesday it is extending spousal benefits to same-sex couples who are legally married in other states. The city already offers health insurance to same-sex partners, but the...

Marissa Mayer's (Value) Added: Yahoo Is Now Worth A Negative $1 Billion

Just out from Citigroup: Yahoo! shares are down meaningfully during the last two trading days due to the decline in BABA shares, even though Yahoo! announced this week the best-case scenario for its shareholders in the form of a tax-free spin-off of its entire equity position in BABA (see our note here). Show More Summary

Microsoft releases Outlook Preview for Android

Microsoft has released a preview of its Outlook app for Android, completing the full Office experience on Google's mobile OS. While this new app is in the testing stage, it's a fully featured email client worth downloading if you use the desktop version and enjoy utilizing Microsoft Office products. Show More Summary

“Money Is Like Manure… Not Worth a Thing Unless It’s Spread Around.”

TPC shows how President Obama would redistribute income from the rich to the poor. The President will release his budget next week, and with it, a tax plan analyzed by the Tax Policy Center. TPC’s Howard Gleckman explains that underShow More Summary

3 Weird Ways People Get Promoted

There are lots of ways to get promoted. Hard work, diligence, nepotism... But at some companies, not even having a relative in a senior position is worth much when it comes to climbing up the ranks. (See also: 12 Unique Ways to Score a Job Interview) Read on for three of the quirkiest, most...

This Marine’s Response to Critics of ‘American Sniper’ is 1,851 Words, and It’s Worth It to Read Every One

A Special Operations Marine going by the name of “Grifter” responded to critics of ‘American Sniper’ with a blistering 1,851 word essay. He slammed liberals for completely missing the point

China political investment bubble has new antihero

Newly merged brokerage Shenwan Hongyuan is worth $41 bln – more than Charles Schwab. Its peers trade at triple the valuations of most global securities houses. The mania is part excitement over China’s stock markets, and part misguided belief the state can keep things afloat.

Brick and Mortar Stores Still Matter

I know we’ve said this time and time again, but I feel like it’s worth repeating – brick and mortar stores still matter. Yes, we live in a digital age where online shopping is on the rise and holiday spending Read on! ?

3 super-easy ways to convert currency with your Mac

As the world gets smaller and smaller thanks to the global marketplace called the internet, you may sometimes need to know exactly how much your dollar will get you in the wider world. Is that £15 widget really worth it? … Read more...

Major New Google Fiber Expansion Shines Massive Spotlight On Lack Of Broadband Competition

2 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

While Google Fiber will never likely see a full-fledged national deployment, we've noted repeatedly how the effort is worth its weight in gold for the way it draws attention to the lack of competition in the broadband marketplace and elevates what can often be an immensely inane conversation about telecom policy. Show More Summary

Agent's Take: How Seahawks can keep Marshawn Lynch, pay Russell Wilson

Will the Super Bowl be Marshawn Lynch's last game with the Seahawks? Not if Seattle plays it smart. Lynch is the rare aging RB worth keeping.

Jim Cramer On The Only Conference Call Worth Listening To

Excerpted from Jim Cramer's book "Get Rich Carefully", 2013: "The only conference call you will ever need," according to Jim Cramer, is Caterpillar, it "is my gospel, my go-to call on which many of my decisions are based... I trust Caterpillar's long-term vision... Show More Summary

Apple Pay Gets More Useful, Coming To 200,000 Vending Machines & Other Self-Serve Devices

Apple Pay is not (yet) available at some of the nation’s largest retailers as they prepare to introduce their own mobile payment system, meaning you can’t use it to buy a week’s worth of groceries at Walmart or a TV at Best Buy, or even pay for your prescriptions at CVS and Rite-Aid. But what about those transactions … [More]

Dispatches do Brasil: Volkswagen’s Inferno and the Gol’s Fall from Grace

How much is first place worth? How much difference would it make to you as an automaker to see a decades old tradition die? How much would you do to try to keep first place and how much would it hurt to see it all go away? Those areShow More Summary

Gawker Media editor: Please refrain from posting ‘leaked’ Super Bowl commercials

Gawker Media executive editor Tommy Craggs tells his staff: “I will leave it to you and your scruples to determine if publishing a Super Bowl commercial on your website is worth the coarsening of your soul and of the culture at large (sometimes it is?!). But, really, please refrain.” From: Tommy Craggs Date: Tue, Jan … Read More

7 Photography Podcasts That are Worth a Listen

There is no shortage of podcasts about photography. They cater for everyone from beginners to experienced amateurs, semi-pros and professionals. A quick search in Google returns so many options it can be a bit overwhelming. It’s impossible...Show More Summary

"Is it really worth it to accumulate debt for such an epistemically poor education?"

I thought it would be helpful to isolate the last question in the last paragraph of an op-ed in The Daily Californian titled "Occupy the syllabus":So, if you have taken classes in the social sciences and humanities, we challenge you: Count the readings authored by white males and those authored by the majority of humanity. Show More Summary

Mercedes-Maybach S600 Driven, Lotus F1 Car Revealed, Mitsubishi Concept Teased: Today’s Car News

We’ve just driven the 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600, the first model from the new Mercedes-Maybach ultra-luxury sub-brand. Is it worth the premium over an already-plush S-Class? Read on to find out. Lotus is the latest Formula One team to reveal its new car for the 2015 season. After a disastrous season last year, the British squad has decided...

Bluewire is a Bluetooth headset with a kitchen sink of features

Bluetooth headsets aren't the hottest smartphone accessory, but a new Bluetooth headset on Indiegogo, called Bluewire, packs enough features that it's worth another look even for users who don't need hands-free…

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