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FMC Partners with John Deere Financial

Adam Prestegord is an oilseed and cereals crop segment manager for FMC who has recently partnered with John Deere Financial to offer several offers for growers to finance key crop inputs. I learned more about this initiative from Prestegord during the 2014 Farm Progress Show held in Boone, Iowa. FMC was a sponsor of our coverage of the event. “We’ve... Read More

SCIOD 11: Continuation of Brassey by Chapman

Sydney Chapman was another of Alfred Marshall's star pupils. He was awarded the Adam Smith Prize in 1900. Pigou won it three years later. In 1909 it went to John Maynard Keynes. Chapman wrote a three-volume "continuation of Lord Brassey's 'Work and wages' and 'Foreign work and English wages'" also titled Work and Wages. Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert changes show titles to reflect Gwen Stefani's Emmy flub

Gwen Stefani became the John Travolta of the 66th Emmy Awards when she awarded Outstanding Variety Series to "The Colbore Report" on Monday (Aug. 25).Her co-presenter Adam Levine ("The Voice") quickly corrected Stefani's mispronunciation but that didn't stop the team at "The Colbert Report" having a little fun. Show More Summary

Your US Open Tennis Announcing Schedule

2014 U.S. OpenArthur Ashe Stadium, Flushing, NYMonday, August 25 – Monday, September 9CBS/CBSSN, ESPN/ESPN2, The Tennis Ch.CBSTalent: Bill Macatee, Mary Carillo, John McEnroe; Ian Eagle, Jim Courier, Mary Joe Fernandez, Adam ZuckerCBSSN:...Show More Summary

Jimmy Fallon Steals Stephen Colbert's Emmy After Gwen Stefani Flubs 'The Colbore Report'

In an attempt to out "Adele Dazeem" John Travolta, Gwen Stefani presented the award for Best Variety, Music or Comedy Series to "The Colbore Report." Her "Voice" co-star Adam Levine corrected her after the fact, but the Internet is a fast and fickle beast. Show More Summary

Gwen Stefani Has Her Own "Adele Dazeem" Moment at the Emmys

Is Gwen Stefani the new John Travolta? The singer's slip-up at the Emmys on Monday definitely puts her in "Adele Dazeem" territory. While presenting the award for outstanding variety series with her fellow The Voice coach Adam Levine,...Show More Summary

Gwen Stefani butchers Stephen Colbert's name while presenting his award

Maybe John Travolta gave her a few tips before the show? Gwen Stefani and her The Voice co-star Adam Levine presented the award for Best Variety, Music or Comedy Series to some show called The Colbore Report? Cold War Report? Whatever Stefani said, it wasn't right. Show More Summary

13 Hours Left to Get This Entertaining Anthology for Only 99 Cents!

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

I'm always happy to back a crowdfunding campaign for great books, movies or music — but it would also be nice to back a time machine or a protection program for supernatural animals. That's where John Joseph Adams' anthology Help Fund My Robot Army comes in. Read more...

John Adams' 'Ceiling/Sky' remains earthbound

4 days agoArts : Culture Monster

When urban angst and unrest erupts in violence, as it did in Ferguson, Mo., our initial focus is necessarily on finding solutions to such apparent causes as racial profiling, unemployment and militarized police. But the underlying spiritual crises, the lingering human needs, may require...

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now download Help Fund My Robot Army!!!, a new anthology edited by John Joseph Adams, for only 0.99$ here.Here's the blurb:If you’re a regular backer of Kickstarters, you’ve probably seen some unique crowdfunding projects in your time. Show More Summary

Winona Ryder Returns to Drunk History Tonight

Tonight at 10/9c., Chris Parnell (Benedict Arnold) falls for Winona Ryder, while Stephen Merchant and David Cross help perform the tales of Baron von Steuben and the presidential rivalry between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Read more...

Star Wars Bits: Blu-ray Rumors, Adam Driver’s Schedule, Set Photos, John Boyega and Boardgames

Last week saw a motherload of Star Wars rumors, spoilers and discussion hitting the internet. Things have cooled down considerably over the weekend, but there’s still lots going on. Below, read about the following. Are the Star WarsShow More Summary

Wednesday Morning News Dump

Maliki, The Mullahs, And Obama's Long Game Why Ferguson Needs John Adams The West's Gaza Obama's Foreign Policy Failures Unpaid OJ Simpson Civil Judgement To Be Auctioned What Exactly Are We Doing In Iraq Brent Bozell On The Media.....

John Kerry Horrified By Child Holding Severed Head: 'That Child Should Be In School'

Secretary of State John Kerry adamantly denounced a photo of a seven-year old Australian boy in the Middle East holding up a severed head for his terrorist father. The photo was published by Australian media. Kerry called it “one of the most disturbing, stomach-turning, grotesque photographs ever displayed.” “That child should be in school. Show More Summary

The Flesh Made Word

Stephen H. Webb criticizes John Updike’s biographer Adam Begley for not “getting to the heart of what he most cherished in his personal experiences” – especially the novelist’s attachment to Christianity: The reason why critics as perceptive as Begley marginalize Updike’s religious faith has to do with the content of his theological convictions, not the […]

Liveblogging the American Revolution: August 6, 1776: John Adams to Abigail Adams

Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 6 August 1776 >Yours of 29 July came by this days Post, and made me very happy. Nabby, Charles, and Tommy, will have the smallpox, well, I don't doubt. Tell John he is a very lucky young Gentleman, to have it so much better, than his Mamma, his sister, and Brothers. Show More Summary

John Madden: Kids start playing football in helmets too young

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

When it comes to youngsters putting on helmets and playing tackle football, John Madden has a strong opinion: He’s adamantly against it. Madden, the former NFL coach and “Monday Night Football” commentator, was plainspoken when he addressed the topic during a round-table discussion that wrapped up Melissa Stark’s NFL Network series on the Heads Up […]

White Sox slugger Adam Dunn pitches in to save bullpen

John Danks set the tone for a miserable night of White Sox pitching that concluded with Adam Dunn taking the mound in the ninth.

‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’s Jamie Dornan To Don Uniform For ‘The Siege Of Jadotville’

Mr Grey will see the world around Valentine’s Day 2015, but in the meantime, his alter-ego Jamie Dornan is busy booking roles. He’s got a supporting part in The Weinstein Co’s Untitled John Wells project (aka Adam Jones), and now he’s set as the lead in Parallel Films’ The Siege Of Jadotville. Show More Summary

A Tale of Two Chicagos

There's the Midwestern "Windy City," "City of Big Shoulders," "Second City," etc.:[Photo by John Hill]And then there's the "Mideastern" Chicago, an urban warfare training site for the IDF in the Negev desert:[Chicago #2, Adam Broomberg...Show More Summary

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