Throughout the year, male celebrities have been making headlines with big projects - some doing double duty in more than one part of the industry. Justin Timberlake exemplified that with a splashy return to music with an NSYNC reunion and the two-part 20/20 Experience, plus the upcoming movie Inside Llewyn Davis. Show More Summary
As we are approaching the year end in 2013, we have seen significant growth of big data this year in the rear mirror. Looking forward, what will be the forecast for the upcoming new year? Where are technologies headed in 2014? There are many interesting movements and activities in the technology frontier. read more
In case you've forgetten the real reason for the season, Lionsgate has a reminder with news they’ve picked up the screen rights to Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. Written by Dr. Reza Aslan, The Hollywood Reporter says this controversial tome explores “Jesus through a fresh set... More »
Yves here. I'm a big fan of economic history (and mystified that contemporary economists so rarely take interest in it). Pilkington describes an illuminating and oft-neglected chapter. The post Philip Pilkington: Hjalmar Schacht, Mefo Bills and the Restoration of the German Economy 1933-1939 appeared first on naked capitalism and was written by Yves Smith.
One of the next big things in motherboard development is the progressive move to faster storage – the superseding of SATA 3 Gbps and SATA 6 Gbps. We already have PCIe cards; however these tend to be bulky and/or expensive for all but...Show More Summary
The cave retains the deposits washed ashore by huge waves over thousands of years A cave on the northwestern coast of Sumatra holds a remarkable record of big tsunamis in the Indian Ocean. The limestone opening, close to Banda Aceh, retains the sandy deposits washed ashore by huge, earthquake-induced waves over thousands of years. Show More Summary
A budget deal agreed upon by the House and Senate has come early, and it may prevent another shutdown—but pundits aren't exactly cheering about it. Among the responses: At Slate, Matthew Yglesias says the plan will "improve the economy moderately and it achieves the GOP’s goal of reducing spending....
“The first copper distillery in London for 200 years.” That’s a big deal, and Sipsmith’s London Dry Gin — one of the few London Drys that can claim to actually be from London (the other main one being Beefeater) — … Continue reading...
Big Muddy Workshop is a true People Planet Profits business in Omaha, Nebraska The post Sustainable Design Pays Off for Big Muddy Workshop appeared first on Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit.
By Adam Ulbricht | Watchdog.org A recent editorial by David Williams in the Washington Times is shedding light on an important, but little known topic that has big implications for both taxpayers and jobs across the United States. As he points out, much controversy surrounds the U.S. Green Building Council and their Leadership in Energy...
I wrote about IPSA's proposals on MPs' pay back in July when the plan was first announced and as far as I can see nothing has changed to alter my view - which is that in the present climate a big increase in the salaries of Westminster politicians would be political suicide. Show More Summary
Posted by Dr-Pete In late 2012 and early 2013, companies were allowed, for the first time, to apply for new TLDs (Top-Level Domains). There was a lot of press about big companies buying swaths of TLDs â?? for example, Google bought.google,.docs,.youtube, and many more. Show More Summary
There's still a place for relational databases, it's just that it's is getting much smaller over time, and that's a big problem for Oracle, IBM, and Microsoft. So is SAP's HANA. Tune in this week's Structure Show.
The assumption of working for a large established company has always been that there would job security. ”You should always take a job at a big strong company because at least you know will be there for a while,” is what people used to say. In fact, many people today still believe this. While it […]
Big news coming from Nintendo today. With the excellent Wind Waker HD and A Link Between Worlds currently keeping the Zelda name red hot, the guys at Nintendo have another surprise in store before the year ends. For the first time, London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) will perform a fully set Legend of Zelda concert on July 13, 2014 at the Barbican Hall. Show More Summary
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Week 15 has almost arrived, and with it come agonizing lineup decisions for fantasy owners on which stars to count on for big numbers and which ones to avoid plugging in for the playoffs. Several offensive studs creating the biggestShow More Summary
The Sun exacts its conjunction to centaur object Pholus Friday at 12:55 am EDT. With Pholus (small cause, big effect) in the midst of a whole herd of other centaur objects, asteroids and more in... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves Daily Astrology Blog for full links, other content, and more!
Two of the NBA's bottom-feeders had the opportunity to score a much-needed win on Wednesday night when the Sacramento Kings faced the Utah Jazz. The Kings were eager to get their season on track, and they got a big boost from the debut of small forward Rudy Gay, who was recently acquired from the Toronto Raptors. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The police did a big raid to remove barriers in the Euromaidan square, but pulled back after doing so, not ousting the protestors. Yanukovich offered talks for a compromise. The protestors said no. Europe and Ukraine are set to restart their talks on December 12, 2013. Show More Summary