By Bill Luby: Since stocks bottomed in March 2009, I have periodically been publishing an SPX pullback table and occasionally a plot of all those pullbacks and their duration. The recent selloff in stocks, however, has been anything but an SPX pullback. Show More Summary
A former Frog designer visualizes the literature on the importance of play for fostering creativity in children. It used to be that play was just play. There wasn't a whole lot to say about it. Kids climbed trees, hit balls, and did experiments on insects. Show More Summary
The atmospheric setting of Lawrence Osborne’s novel The Ballad of a Small Player threatens to overwhelm this small novel, but it also sets the tone for this ghostly tale. The baccarat tables of Macau, in an unspecified time period, are the backdrop to this tale of a corrupt English lawyer, who has fled here after... ? Read More: Is There a Ghost?
By David Van Knapp: This is a follow-up to my article the other day about Dividend Champions. Dividend Contenders are stocks that have raised their dividends for 10 to 24 years in a row. Most of these companies would appear to have adopted a managed dividend policy and are committed to raising their dividends every year if they can. Show More Summary
One year older and all the more wiser, child genius Arden Hayes went back to chat with Jimmy Kimmel for a third time and schooled him on the Periodic Table of Elements. The Tonight Show host quizzed Arden by asking him to guess a few elements' atomic numbers and symbols -- which he passed with flying colors. Show More Summary
By David Van Knapp: Here is a new version of the ever-popular Periodic Table of Dividend Champions. I got the periodic table idea from, of all things, an automobile magazine a few years ago. I was reading it while sitting in a waiting room while my oil was being changed. Show More Summary
Being a server and waiting tables is a tough job. Period. Yes we tend to have a good time on the job, are sometimes allowed to drink on the job, and occasionally make more money per shift than a person with a “normal” 9-5; but we also deal with the most self absorbed, rude, inconsiderate (and stupid) people on the planet.
By Frank Holmes: Commodity returns vary wildly, as experienced resource investors can attest and our popular periodic table illustrates. This inherent volatility can spell opportunity for the nimble investor who can look past the mainstream headlines to identify hot spots. Show More Summary
Today’s free eBook download, The Pattern System: A Periodic Table for Psychology, is perfect for armchair psychologists or anyone interested in human behavior. Written by Jay Earley, the guide offers a positive, proactive approach to understanding your spouse, co-workers, and friends: The Pattern System doesn’t just focus narrowly on psychopathology. Show More Summary
One of the least known — amongst the general public — elements of the periodic table, californium, may hold the key to the safe and effective long-term storage of nuclear/radioactive waste, according to new work from Florida State University. Show More Summary
Groundbreaking work by a team of chemists on a fringe element of the periodic table could change how the world stores radioactive waste and recycles fuel. The element is called californium -- Cf if you're looking at the Periodic Table of Elements -- and it's what researchers called "wicked stuff."
This week's full-text RSS feed is supported by Kate Beaton's Hark! A Vagrant Hark! A Vagrant is full of fun history jokes and other amazing cartoons from Kate Beaton. She's one of the best cartoonists working right now, period. (What's...Show More Summary
And nearly 3 to 1 in the last 30 days, and over 2 to 1 in 2014 From NOAA/NCDC: U.S. Records Summary The summaries below list the number of records broken for several recent periods is summarized in this table … Continue reading ?
Watch what happens when the Oculus Rift headset and the Leap Motion 3-D gesture controller are combined to help kids learn the periodic table. Remember the days when students would come to class armed with only a notebook and a textbook? In some places, that time is long gone, as laptops and iPads make their way into schools. Show More Summary
Graphic designer James Harris has taken the periodic table of the elements, which catalogs the basic building blocks necessary for all life in the universe, and done something useful with it. Harris’ Periodic Table Of Storytelling takes...Show More Summary
Using TVTropes as a base of information, this incredible chart organizes story structure, archetypes, plot devices and more into a structure similar to the periodic table of elements.
You can get a complete workout with just your body. This "Periodic Table of Bodyweight Exercises" showcases dozens of moves—from easy to insane—you can do to build strength and/or reduce fat. The clickable infograph leads you to videos showing how to do each move. Read more...
This is Interior Design 101, for geeks. Every item listed here is available for purchase. Which will you be buying for your geeky home? Legend of Zelda doormat Periodic Table Wood Carving Nintendo Controller Soap Computer Circuit Board Cushion Cover Periodic Table of Elements Door Sign Super Mario Bros. Show More Summary
Toca Lab allows for safe experimenting as well as the Periodic Table in a way that may or may not appeal to adults. The post Toca Lab Review appeared first on 148Apps.
The Periodic Table of Storytelling, created by designer James R. Harris, is a version of the classic periodic table of elements using storytelling tropes from TV Tropes instead of actual elements. For example, Bdh stands for Big Damn Heroes, and Etw is for Evil Twin. The online version features clickable elements with story molecules, but [...]