In an effort to bolster the country's economic health amid the financial crisis, the Federal Reserve embarked on an ambitious monetary policy known as quantitative easing, the effects of which remain somewhat unknown. But years intoShow More Summary
When an unknown variant of the Galaxy J, a device that’s a cross between the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3, showed up recently, it wasn’t clear which market or carrier it was intended for. However, it is now pretty much a given that Taiwan’s...Show More Summary
Diane Ward Approximate 1850 artifice. The uses of the stereoscopic trick: you are enlisted in displacing the site of depth perception’s processing from the brain to the outside, to the modern double image. By its doubling, you are enlisted in its presence as the left image that is not-complete, the right image that is not-complete. […]
Apparently, the man cave as we know it is not a new concept. While recently scrounging around a garage sale for unused Viagra and over-sized handguns, we were fortunate to come across this curious pamphlet. Its exact age is unknown, but it probably predates the Great War. Show More Summary
Before its selection to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, which start in February, Sochi was unknown to most people outside of Russia. That anonymity led photographer Rob Hornstra and writer Arnold van Bruggen to embark on a five-year project to investigate the city on the Black Sea. Show More Summary
japan.internet.com recently reported on a survey by goo Research into traveller-oriented empty room matching services, and little recognition was registered; it is not clear from the question wording, however, whether they dropped the best-known brand name along with the rather wordy survey title. Demographics Between the 22nd and 26th of November 2013 1,082 members of […]
While the exact purpose behind Apple's newly announced acquisition of social media data firm Topsy remains unknown, the company is one of a handful of firms with access to exclusive data from Twitter the likes of which Google does not have.
Today in Tech News Digest, Microsoft Threshold is teased, Apple acquires Topsy for reasons unknown, Tumblr adds Sponsored Trending Blogs, the German police create a Shazam clone to detect neo-Nazi music, BlackBerry sets the record straight, and the problem with Google Glass is revealed. Show More Summary
The Boz is not a car, and you won't be able to buy it. According to new start-up Zoox, the Boz is the transportation paradigm that comes after the car. It's but a fanciful idea from an unknown start-up for now, but the company believes...Show More Summary
On September 25, I posted on "Character amnesia and the emergence of digraphia", which occasioned a vigorous debate. A few of the commenters thought the essay in question wasn't actually written by a student. Be that as it may, this habit of replacing characters by Pinyin is becoming more and more common, especially among young [...]
We’ve seen the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros go Retina. When will the iMac get ultra high resolution screens, though? It’s unknown, but it looks like we’re edging closer. Dell — the company whose founder once laughingly suggested that Cupertino … Read more ›
Jean Smart portrays Finke as a secret blogger whose true identity is unknown to her family. Good line: "Mom, you're on the Internet."
Reachable only via a 13-day trek through scorching deserts, leech-infested swamps, blustery snow-capped mountain peaks, and the produce section of the Hog Wallow, Arkansas, Wal-Mart, the remote paradise of Whaddi-Doodah is home to the amazing Giant Hounds of the Hebrides, used chiefly for transportation. Show More Summary
Elwood, the 2007 World's Ugliest Dog, died Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 28) at the age of eight. The cause is yet unknown, but Elwood was with owner Karen Quigley at the time he passed.
This post is particularly for the unknown guy who sat in the back of the session I did with David Rau of the Florence Griswold Museum and my three colleagues from Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Shannon Burke, Beth Burgess and Brian Cofrancesco. Show More Summary
Official says at least 40 escaped after a jail in the southern city of Sabha came under attack from unknown gunmen.
After originally being slated for release on July 10th, 2015, Disney's latest high seas sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales was pushed back to an unknown date in the summer of 2016 instead. At the time, the studio...Show More Summary
By Amanda Tullos. The road. It can mean many things to different people and for some, it’s a way of escaping or it’s a pathway to the future. For others, the road is a deadly place full of the unknown. The “road movie” is the... Read More
‘People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.’ ~Thich Nhat Hanh By Leo Babauta The end of procrastination is the art of letting go. I’ve been a lifelong procrastinator, at least until recent years. I would put things off until […]
Many companies are starting to make the leap into social customer service. The tipping point from listening to engagement is reaching a critical mass. But how to make the move less of a leap into the unknown? Firstly put in steps between monitoring, engagement and customer service. Give yourself a smoother transition. read more