Yesterday afternoon, debuted their new console, the Xbox One, at long last. We saw the controller, the box itself, a redesigned Kinect and some new features and games over the course of an hour. But afterward, it was what we did not see or hear about that became the story. The presentation left out answer [...]
The Long Island Ducks are hiring! Have you always dreamed of working alongside such luminaries as Dontrelle Willis, Ramon Castro, Ian Snell, and Josh Barfield? Of course you have. Stupid question, sorry. Read more...
It wasn’t too long ago that Sony teased the PS4 ahead of Microsoft’s own Xbox event, perhaps hoping to steal some of the focus and attention and shine it upon themselves. Of course the teaser did not do much to [...] Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
TO THE regret of some of its stick-in-the-mud writers, The Economist has long followed a strict policy of using official names for places. No East Timor for Timor-Leste, no Ivory Coast for Côte d'Ivoire, and of course, no Peking (heaven forfend!) for Beijing. Show More Summary
The term speakeasy has long since been co-opted by over-eager publicists desperate to brand fledgling restaurants with some indie cred. But a venture that truly lives up to the title unfolded over the course of six weeks this spring inside one of the NYC skyline's ubiquitous features: the water tower. Show More Summary
Though Mozilla has long been a proponent of WebRTC for plugin-free video and voice chat, it hasn't been ready to enable the full protocol in Firefox as a matter of course. It's more confident as of this week: the newly available Firefox...Show More Summary
[Cross-posted from The Fix.] I was 12 years old during Sam Ervin’s Watergate hearings, and watched them over the course of a long, hot summer, a time when I seemed to register the startling fact that my parents weren’t infallible … Continue reading ?
When you speak to Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson, the one thing that pops out about them the most is what great friends they are. Over the course of a long, freewheeling chat, Busiek and Anderson teased each other, made each other laugh, and communicated, above all, a real sense of friendship and genuine pleasure in their work. Show More Summary
I mean, this is really sad, yeah. Super sad, horrific and a true tragedy. It must be awful to live with. But... of course... one wonders how she could ever remember it at all!
Anyone who has ever taken a course in biology or left produce out on the counter for a little too long will recognize the noble fruit fly. Easy to breed, feed and observe, they are the subject of choice for many hoping to study a broad range of scientific
Men’s hair, of course, in this Day Research by Research Panel into if you had to choose one which do you prefer on men; thinning hair, white hair, or long hair? 16,821 women from the Research Panel monitor group answered. The top choice was white with 69.7%, 26.2% for long, and just 4.2% for thinning. [...]
It can take months for a cargo ship to cross from China to Europe. Over the course of the journey, it’s increasingly common for companies to transform ships into floating factories, where workers take advantage of the long crossing to complete a contract en route. Read more...
The very long tradition of cosmopolitanism has waxed and waned. But in the course of that discussion, I think a couple of really good ideas have developed that are now really useful in the context of our new global situation.
It was a long winter for many of us, so the return to warm weather makes upcoming plans for barbecues and picnics sound all the sweeter. Those outdoor activities, of course, come with an itchy, harsh reality: mosquitoes and ticks, as well as the nasty illnesses they spread. Show More Summary
I think it is pretty safe to say that there is nothing quite like a piping hot meal awaiting you at the end of a long, hard day at the office. Of course, when the weather outside is super cold (and wet, assuming it rains in your area frequently), the hot meal becomes all the [...]
I’m looking forward to seeing Baz Luhrmann’s new film treatment of The Great Gatsby. The book, of course, is a seminal piece of American literature, and the new movie is yet another in a long line of interpretations. I like the director’s previous works, and I expect I’ll enjoy the new film. I read The [...]Show More Summary
Not long ago, retail loss prevention was focused on catching shoplifters. But over the course of the last couple decades, the profession has evolved along with the entire industry. Effectively countering cyber crime, organized retail crime, workplace violence and other increasingly complex threats means loss prevention executives are more than a physical presence in a [...]
Teen Raymond Walter doesn't expect to live long because he has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a genetic disease that causes muscles to waste away. That's why, he said, that he's been on an accelerated course to accomplish as much as he can with his life. Show More Summary
By Ashraf Eassa: Every time Nvidia (NVDA) drops below $12 (and often below $13), I'm usually out here telling you all that the company's shares are a long term steal. Of course, this hasn't been a particularly popular call with some of my readers as it seemed that the stock was "dead money" for quite some time. Show More Summary
Professor James Dean took a somewhat unusual approach to teaching SFU's undergraduate money macro course. He told us to read David Laidler's Demand for Money, gave the class a brief lecture each week, and a very long coffee break. Over...