Benfica are buggered this Thursday. After being on the brink of signing Palermo striker Abel Hernandez, Benfica appear to have been gazumped in their pursuit of the Uruguayan forward as Hull City have managed to swoop in to steal the deal. According to the rumour mill, Abel Hernandez will join Hull for 12 million euros. With Benfica’s prime […]
While hunting in Langley Ranch in Centerville, Texas, Marcus of Hunting with Marcus and Chris managed to land a lethal shot on two hogs. Two-for-one shots are always unique and exhilarating---akin to a feat of athletic prowess---but sportsmen and women...
Bayern Munich appear to have finally landed their man, with Roma’s highly rated centre back Mehdi Benatia joining on a 5 year deal. Bayern manager Pep Guardiola has agreed an inital fee of €26m plus €4m of add-ons, according to reliable Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio. Roma appear set to bring in Greek defender Costas Manolas as […]
Credit Suisse chip analysts, led by John Pitzer, this morning advise that chip stocks could have a soft landing this fall despite inventory levels running above normal for this time of the year, given the debut of Apple’s (AAPL) next iPhone is supporting a build-up in components. Among companies showing heightened levels of inventory in Q2 were Intersil [...]
Here are your top five stories this week across the site. 5 - Uber Lands Former Obama Campaign Manager David Plouffe 4 - CNN’s Jake Tapper Tweets ‘Lauren would kill me’ 3 - Greta Van Susteren to President Obama: ‘Put on a tie’ 2 - ‘Page...Show More Summary
ESL Investments was founded by Edward Lampert in 1988 and since its inception the fund has managed an average annual return of 29%. ESL Investments focuses mainly on public equity and fixed income markets, but invests in exotic instruments as well. Lampert is an advocate for value investing, employing a fundamental analysis with bottom-up stock picking approach. […]
by Bill Pearis Michael Hammond stays immersed in music. He's a sound designer, producer, and programmer, and is also label manager at New Amsterdam Records, the Brooklyn label that blurs the lines between modern composer and pop. Hammond also records...
The California State Lands Commission (CSL) has promulgated a letter to clarify its interpretation of existing ballast water requirements under the California's
The LMA (League Managers Association) has moved to defend under-fire Malky Mackay, who was on the cusp of landing the Crystal Palae job when a series of shocking text messages made by him came to light. In a PR car crash disaster, the LMA has described Mackay’s texts as ‘banter’, and that he was just […]
By WindRock Wealth Management: Japan, once a miracle growth story known as the land of the rising sun, has found itself mired in a stagnant no-growth world for over 20 years. During this time, they have accumulated massive debt and now have demographics making them the oldest country in the world. Show More Summary
Raiola in England, talks ongoing, Liverpool desperate to land long term Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has stressed the need to sign one more striker before the transfer window closes in 11 days time from today. Show More Summary
This is some (presumably Russian) dashcam footage of exactly what the title says: a speeding motorcyclist crashing into the back of a car and managing to land on his feet on the roof of the vehicle. Now I know I called him a ninja in the title, but in reality ninjas don't crash their fing motorcycles into the backs of cars. Show More Summary
Elaine Varelas offers advice on how to manage and use references to land a job
(YouTube link) A dashcam in Mogilev, Belarus, caught footage of a motorcyclist crashing into the back end of a moving car. The biker manages to land on his feet, though. I would say “don’t blink or you’ll miss it,” but it’s a video. Not only can you back it up, but they will show it again in slow motion. Show More Summary
David Plouffe, the former campaign manager of President Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential bid, was today named SVP of policy and strategy for Uber. In an interview with POLITICO’s Mike Allen, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick referred to Plouffe’s...Show More Summary
Researchers have given a sweeping assessment to understand how human activities are affecting estuaries, the nation's sounds, bays, gulfs and bayous. This first comprehensive look at changes in land cover, river flow, pollution and nutrient levels offers a comprehensive look at the state of America's estuaries.
Autonomous landings, cargo management, and range: this drone is trying to do it all
After a slew of casting catastrophes and controversies, Straight Outta Compton has landed a celebrated actor in Paul Giamatti. And with this casting coup, the NWA biopic has secured its biggest movie star. THR says Paul Giamatti has joined Straight Outta Compton. Show More Summary
After years of landscape scale drought in Nevada, irrational grazing practices continue. While the Bureau of Land Management is required by federal law to protect wildlife habitat on our public lands, the agency has been woefully lax...Show More Summary
The pilot of a Flybe flight from Birmingham to Belfast City Airport managed to get himself in a bit of a mess last year—when his artificial arm somehow came off during a landing. Read more...