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Every Parents Guide To The Holidays (In 1 Simple Chart)

For about the first 22 years, being a parent at Christmas is a net losing proposition. But after that... Source: Bias Breakdown

L.A. Judge Stubs Out Marijuana App

Court says Nestdrop flouted Proposition D's rules against pot delivery

A Vote for 'Draft Warren' Is a Vote for a Democratic Primary

If you object to the proposition that Hillary Clinton should become the Democratic nominee for President in 2016 without having to substantially engage with Democratic primary voters and caucus-goers about what she would do as President, speak now or forever hold your peace. Show More Summary

HP thinks it’s got a better way to run Hadoop | #HPdiscover

Running Hadoop on converged infrastructure is not a particularly attractive proposition. The massive workloads that the data-crunching framework is designed to handle require an entirely different ratio of compute and storage resources than the typical enterprise application demands. That balance … Continue reading ?

Starbucks: That’s a Latte Progress for Animals

As we approach the January 1st implementation date for California’s Proposition 2 and A.B. 1437– two historic animal welfare laws that ban the production and sale of eggs from hens kept in extreme confinement – I’m elated to share the...        Related Stories Equine Protection Gains and Challenges in 2014 Our Most Popular Videos of 2014 HSUS Top Legal Victories for 2014  

That’s a Latte Progress for Animals

As we approach the January 1st implementation date for California’s Proposition 2 and A.B. 1437– two historic animal welfare laws that ban the production and sale of eggs from hens kept in extreme confinement – I’m elated to share the...        Related Stories Equine Protection Gains and Challenges in 2014 Our Most Popular Videos of 2014 HSUS Top Legal Victories for 2014  

“Conquest is for losers”: Paul Krugman on why nobody wins in modern warfare

As the Iraq and the crisis engulfing Putin's Russia show, warmongering is a lose-lose proposition

Gaylard Williams: Anti-Gay Pastor Arrested For Grabbing Man’s Genitals, Asking Him For Sex

Gaylard Williams was known in his Indiana community as an anti-gay pastor who preached against homosexuality at the pulpit, but this week police arrested the 59-year-old man and accused him of trying to proposition another man for sex. Show More Summary

Nicki, Drake and the Charms of Male Thirst

6 days agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Two nights ago, Nicki Minaj told Andy Cohen that she does not want to hook up with Drake, a proposition Drake has floated many times, most recently in "Only," a single from Minaj's Pink Print. The album came out this week and has been largely described as a breakup album. This morning, the Cut... More »

Over 45% of Americans have had their credit card compromised; Value proposition of Apple Pay rises yet again

A recent poll from the Wall Street Journal relays that 45% of Americans have received a notification that their credit card information was compromised as part of a data breach. The poll also found that more Americans than ever think they have been...

Paper to Predator: Making your own shark with sandpaper!

Have you ever touched a living shark? Sounds like a scary proposition, but you can do so safely at Shark! The Touch Tank Experience.  Before you reach into that tank observe shark’s skin (above). How might it feel to the touch? A … Continue reading ?

Islam is not Islam!

Jeff Hodges just now apprised me of a post of his featuring the following bumpersticker: My take is as follows. Just as tautological sentences can be used to express non-tautological propositions, contradictory sentences can be used to express non-contradictory propositions....

BlackBerry Launches The Classic, Its Best Hope Yet For Salvation

BlackBerry has finally launched its new-old smartphone, the keyboard-bearing BlackBerry Classic. The phone, which has been available on pre-order for a month, offers users a rather unique proposition these days: a physical keyboard.Show More Summary

Jason Kilar’s Vessel delays launch, opens up to creators

last weekTechnology : GigaOM

Vessel, the online video startup co-founded by former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar and former Hulu CTO Richard Tom, is going to launch in early 2015 with a unique proposition: Vessel wants…

My Favorite Value Proposition Is Admittedly Boring

It’s only taken 16 years in the investment business for me to discover my favorite value proposition.  And, I admit, it’s a boring selection.  First, some context.  A value proposition is the value a business offers its customer such that the customer decides to buy that companies’ product.  To be fair, there are many categories […]

Judge Spurned by Woman, Plants Meth in Her Car

A former Georgia judge was convicted Thursday of conspiring to plant methamphetamine in the car of a woman who had publicly accused him of propositioning her for sex. Bryant Cochran, the chief magistrate of Murray County from 2004 to 2012, also was found guilty of sexually assaulting a county employee, illegally searching the cell phone of another and tampering with a witness.

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2014: Best NBA FanDuel, DraftKings Lineups for Dec. 16

There are just six NBA games on the slate for Tuesday, making daily fantasy a difficult proposition. With 12 teams in action, there are obviously a limited amount of choices. That means a lot of similar lineups, meaning normally inconsequential decisions could potentially swing important matchups. Show More Summary

Debating the ACLU: Advocacy vs. Policy Analysis

The president of the ACLU, Professor Susan Herman, recently debated the proposition that "Our government is doing the terrorists' work for them by undermining our way of life and our liberties". She presented highly troubling cases in what she called government "dragnets" leading to the arrest and long detention of innocent people. Show More Summary

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