Wall Street Journal: ‘Jim Harbaugh’ Goes to Michigan, by Jason Gay: For years, bossy men’s magazines have been telling us it’s all about plain fronts and narrow silhouettes; basically, they want everyone to dress like Daniel Craig’s butler. Harbaugh does not dress like Daniel Craig’s butler. He has alternated between...
So, as of its latest capital raising, Uber is now valued at USD$41billion. According to The Wall Street Journal, that valuation – which followed a competitive bidding process between heavy-weight investors – puts it at twice the USD$19.92billion market value of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, for instance. Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal's Dan Neil takes aim at the celebrity cars of 2014, including Lincoln's tie-up with Matthew McConaughey, Floyd Mayweather's Bugattis and Jerry Seinfeld's Porsche 918 Spyder. Continue reading Dan Neil pokes fun...Show More Summary
Google now has more than 4,000 employees and over 3.5 million square feet of office space in New York City alone - and it’s looking to expand even more. According to The Wall Street Journal, Google plans to rent space in what used to be a marine terminal on the shore of the Hudson River. Show More Summary
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush spoke during the Wall Street Journal CEO Council in Washington, DC, Dec. 1, 2014. Bush announced his plans to “actively explore” a 2016 presidential campaign on Dec. 16, 2014. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP/Getty...Show More Summary
David Boaz Congratulations to former Treasury secretary Robert Rubin, who has become concerned, as he writes in the Wall Street Journal, that The U.S. rate of incarceration, with nearly one of every 100 adults in prison or jail, is five...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Peggy Noonan joined the crowd that turned on George W. Bush in what I thought was (in Noonan’s case) a grossly unfair manner in 2008. I wrote critically about one of Noonan’s weekly Wall Street Journal columns in which she identified with the public disapproval of Bush that April in “Season of the witch.” Having turned on George W. Show More Summary
In a Christmas Day opinion piece (behind a paywall) for The Wall Street Journal, Christian author Eric Metaxas explained that science proved God because of an argument that's been debunked so many times over, you have to really work hard to pretend rebuttals don't exist:
So Christmas is over That tree might stick around for a bit, but eventually it has to go. The question is: Will it leave any visitors behind? The Wall Street Journal reported that bugs of all shapes and sizes can "hitchhike" into your home, hidden in Christmas trees. Show More Summary
Silly brain rot set in a museum According to the Wall Street Journal: The first floor of the American Museum of Natural History still reeked of smoke when the museum’s emergency team swept in to assess the damage from a fire that forced the evacuation of some 4,000 people. Show More Summary
Most of Facebook's 8,000 employees are millennials — and the average age is 28, compared to 30 at Google and 31 at Apple, the Wall Street Journal reports. CEO Mark Zuckerberg is 30. The company has embraced stereotypes about millennials (like, that they're entitled and hate negative feedback) in its management strategy. Show More Summary
Rapid growth in the number of Americans listed in an FBI criminal-records database has raised the profile of a legal process often called expungement, as explained in a Wall Street Journal article. Here's what to know about expungem...
(Steven Hayward) By far the most remarkable article of the week was Richard Haass in the Wall Street Journal on Christmas eve, saying it is time for American foreign policy to seek... regime change in North Korea! They don’t make ‘em...Show More Summary
BetterCities : "How did the transportation planning and engineering professions go so wrong? In the Journal of the American Planning Association, Eric Dumbaugh of Florida Atlantic University explains how some tenets of modern street design grew out of conjecture, not science, that seemed reasonable at the time. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Standard & Poor's Ratings Services is nearing a settlement with regulators over their investigation of how the company graded real-estate bonds, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The...Show More Summary
YouTube link. “This program is aimed at the poorest people, those who lack access to electric lighting and still use oil lamps, spending their own resources to pay for fuels that harm their health."From the Wall Street Journal channel, via Minds.
This is a guest post by Climate Nexus. While many legal experts have already picked apart his argument, Harvard Professor Laurence H. Tribe took his analysis on behalf of the world’s largest privately held coal company against the EPA...Show More Summary
Is Papa Knowles delusional? That is the question I asked while watching this timely Wall Street Journal interview, where Beyoncé's father Mathew says, "Most people don't know that I still officially manage Destiny's Child." Read mor...
(Scott Johnson) Jason Riley is a member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board and author of Please Stop Helping Us. He has powerfully condemned the disgusting currents of disgrace and dishonesty running through the Obama administration’s war on law enforcement. Show More Summary
TIM CARNEY: Free-market populism opportunity: Resist over-regulation of child care. The Obama administration, according to Katharine Stevens in the Wall Street Journal, is paving the way for more regulation of child care. This seems like a great place for conservatives to fight for the interests of the poor and working class, against overbearing government. In […]