If you said shares of BABA, you'd be wrong. According to the Telegraph, the exodus out of paper wealth and into hard assets is reaching a fever pitch as the "super-rich are looking to protect their wealth through buying record numbers...Show More Summary
In an August 22 column on the Ebola crisis, we noted that the current outbreak of Ebola in West Africa — “the worst in recorded history” — had claimed 1,350 lives. Less than a month later the World Health Organization reports that the number of people in West Africa who have contracted and died from [...]
Waxwork Records has announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to 2007?s fantastic anthology horror film Trick ‘R Treat on vinyl. No details have been released aside from the album cover art, which was done by Francesco Francavilla. You can see the artwork below. We're releasing Trick 'r Treat! Details next week! Till then, […]
Several months ago, when France vehemently opposed canceling the delivery of the Mistral amphibious warship to Russia, its largest bank BNP was "unexpectedly" slapped with a record $9 billion fine by the US Department of Justice for money-laundering. Show More Summary
The Harvard Law Record: Want to Save the World? Do BigLaw!, by Bill Barlow: For people systematically chosen for being able to root out and analyze the rationality of arguments, lawyers are pitifully bad at being reasonable. Let us look, for instance, at the current theories about what to do...
One preliminary benchmark records only a modest speed improvement with the A8 SoC. The post Has Apple’s A8 SoC enough power to stay competitive? appeared first on AppleTell.
From Jan Hattenbach: From 2011 to 2014 we have been visiting astronomical observatories in Chile and La Palma – with our telescope and some cameras. This video features a compilation of our time-lapse videos we recorded. [Jan Hattenbach]
Since the Browns returned to Cleveland in 1999, not only have they started 20 different QBs, but Brian Hoyer is the only one with a winning record.
``But perhaps most importantly, the percentage of financial assets as a percentage of total, just rose to the record high level it has never in the past surpassed: 70.3%... Every time financial assets hit 70.3% of total, either housing...Show More Summary
Over at Econlog I have a new post praising Hong Kong, which I recently visited. (BTW, I’d love to discuss the Mont Pelerin Society meeting I spoke at (which was excellent) but am not allowed to–it’s off the record.) At Econlog I positively gushed about the Hong Kong infrastructure, which was recently ranked number one […]
This week we saw Microsoft buy Mojang, a Final Fantasy XV demo announcement, Destiny broke records, and much more.
Pregame The Georgia Bulldogs will be hoping to get back on track with a convincing win against the Troy Trojans on Saturday. The Bulldogs suffered a disappointing loss to South Carolina last week, leaving the team with a 1-1 record.Show More Summary
To keep with the intimate nature of Karen O’s new record, Crush Songs, she’s teamed up with Sofar Sounds, a community that curates small shows in unique venues, for a series of performances around the world. At the end of August, she played at a Tribeca loft in her hometown of New York City to [...]
I'm a longtime fan and watcher of NBC's Today show, and I have the series set to record on DVR. I hadn't watched yesterday's show yet, and at some point throughout the day I saw on Twitter that Jhene Aiko had performed (I love her, and I saw her perform last weekend in Atlanta). Show More Summary
This week Scotland voted “No Thanks” to independence, choosing in record numbers to remain part of the United Kingdom. After a two and a half year campaign and a last-minute leap in the polls, Salmond and his party just missed the mark, losing to the Better Together campaign 55 percent to 45 percent. Show More Summary
Ray Rice’s violent assault of Janay Palmer has placed a spotlight on the criminal records of professional football players more generally. It is tempting to presume that men who spend their lives perfecting the use of violence are more violent in their day-to-day lives, but we don’t have to speculate. We have some data. USA Today maintains a […]
Michelle Williams has broken a personal record with her fourth studio album, "Journey To Freedom."
By Tom Dorsey: On September 17 2014, the Board of Directors of Dynex Capital Inc (NYSE: DX) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per common share for the third quarter of 2014 payable on October 31, 2014 to shareholders of record on October 3, 2014. Show More Summary
Last month was the warmest August since records began being kept in 1880, the NOAA reported Thursday. NOAA also projected out scenarios for the rest of the year making clear that 2014 is going to be one of the very hottest years on record — and possibly the hottest. read more
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