If you thought smoking a joint occasionally was OK, a new study released Tuesday suggests you might want to reconsider. The study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, is the first to link casual marijuana use to major changes in the brain. And according to the researchers, the degree of abnormalities is based on the […]
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Wednesday, April 16 Sign up for the newsletter: http://on.wsj.com/grandcentralsignup. When Janet Yellen takes the podium at the Economic Club of New York Wednesday, a...Show More Summary
By Steven Frias, Providence Journal While Rhode Island continues to suffer from the highest unemployment rate in the nation, some legislators in the General Assembly are supporting legislation to increase the state’s minimum wage to at least $10 an hour. That would give Rhode Island one of the highest minimum wages in the nation.
"Billions of Hours Wasted", as the Wall Street Journal puts it. The insanely addictive mobile game Candy Crush will now be released through China's most popular messaging app, and the country's productivity is expected to hit an all-time low. [ more › ]
Two weeks ago, Charles Koch returned to the pages of the Wall Street Journal to defend himself. One has to wonder if the Journal was the best choice. After all, readers of the Wall Street Journal are probably not the one's attacking him. Show More Summary
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Part of the “Where They Create” project, photographer Paul Barbera goes inside the offices of legendary literary journal, The Paris Review. 208 issues on from its first in 1953, the magazine was orginally produced by Harold L. Humes, Peter… Inside NYC Offices of The Paris Review with “Where They Create” is a post by Lena Dystant on Selectism.
MtGox has asked to liquidate its holdings after a Japanese court dismissed its plan for reorganization, the Wall Street Journal's Takashi Mochizuki and Katy Stech report. In February, the exchange, once the world's largest, claimed that 850,000 Bitcoins had gone missing. Show More Summary
By James Kwak I still have Nate Silver in my Twitter feed, and I used to be a pretty avid basketball fan, so when I saw this I had to click through: Just how bad were the @DetroitPistons‘ Bad Boys? … Continue reading ?
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Last month the WSJ ran a column by Ed Lazear, a Standford economics professor and former chief economist to President Bush, which noted the decline in the length of the average workweek between the fall and the most recent data from February. Show More Summary
WALL STREET JOURNAL: Coalition of the Disappointed: Obama fires up racial and gender resentments to get out the vote. Telling, isn’t it, that at this point in his Presidency he doesn’t have any actual, you know, achievements to stress? If I were the GOP, I’d be targeting Obama’s base with ads and messaging stressing how [...]
Rick Bowmer/AP By Supriya Kurane and William Mallard Defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has given up plans to rebuild under bankruptcy protection and has asked a Tokyo court to allow it to be liquidated, the Wall Street Journal reported,...Show More Summary
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The failed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has given up on its plan to rise from the ashes under bankruptcy protection. Instead, according to the Wall Street Journal, it's asked a Tokyo court for permission to be liquidated Read more...
Mt. Gox, the fallen Bitcoin exchange that was once the toast of the virtual currency world, is reportedly ditching plans to rebuild itself under bankruptcy protection, in favor of company liquidation, the Wall Street Journal reports....Show More Summary
Mt.Gox has filed for liquidation in a Tokyo court instead of going forward with its plans to rebuild under bankruptcy protection, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper's sources said that Mt.Gox decided to abandon...Show More Summary
CLEVELAND, Ohio (April 16, 2014)—A new study from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) shows no significant connection between vitamin D levels and menopause symptoms. The study was published online today in Menopause, the journal ofShow More Summary