Self-published titles comprise twenty percent of this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List, the same share as last week. But now three of them are inside the top ten. H.M. Ward's The Arrangement 17 debuts on this week's list,...Show More Summary
Guest Post: On October 27, 1994, the first online banner ad appeared, a 468 x 60 image for AT&T across the top of Wired Magazine’s HotWired site. Twenty years later, we’ve been through web 2.0, social media, and the mobile revolution — and yet the banner ad format persists. From something the size of a bookmark on our old […]
Photo courtesy Kiddy Citny Twenty five years ago Sunday, thousands of Berliners jumped on top of the Berlin Wall as a divisive era came to an end. Five years earlier, Kiddy Citny of West Berlin began to paint the wall with two of his...Show More Summary
Wendy Davis, kickass American hero, has lost the Texas gubernatorial election. I know I shouldn’t be surprised. For starters, she’s a Democrat, and Texas hasn’t had a Democratic governor in almost twenty years. To top it off, she’s a female, and a mother, and one of the thousands of women in this country who’ve had [...]
"Among the top quarter of these low-income high schools, 60 percent or more of the students went to college in the fall." (Hechinger Report: Twenty five percent of low-income urban high schools beat the odds). Image used with permission.
Twenty years after Friends first charmed its way into the pop culture world, we still find ways to relate When your job's a jokes, you're broke and your love life's D.O.A., you can always find comfort in the confines of Monica's unrealistically massive New York apartment. Show More Summary
It’s unreal to think it’s been twenty years since indie comedy classic Clerks surfaced. To this day, it remains in my top five comedies of all time. Since then I’ve been a fan of its Writer/Director Kevin Smith. In 201, Smith branched off unexpectedly into uncharted territories with Red State, a fast, tense, unpredictable crime […]
By ValueWalk: by Michael Ide With four new consumer discretionary companies in the top twenty, the direction of hedge fund weighting is clear. Tenet Healthcare (NYSE:THC) is the most crowded position among hedge funds, who own 39% of...Show More Summary
It looked like Brooke Williamson had the judges eating out of the palm of her hand during last week's Top Chef Duels when she won two challenges and twenty thousand bucks. But when it came down to executing a big-top themed three-course meal, it was Shirley who emerged the ring leader. Show More Summary
During the weekend's automotive smorgasbord in Pebble Beach, Ferrari has played a huge roll. Twenty examples of the ultra-rare 250 TR, better known as the Testa Rossa, were prominently on display at the Concours d'Elegance, and the Prancing Horses have been top sellers at many of the auctions. Show More Summary
Baseball’s got a new commissioner. Twenty years after the Bud Selig era began, it wound down, culminating in yesterday’s election of new top dog for baseball. The man is Rob Manfred, and we don’t know too much about him. More accurately, we don’t know many interesting things about him. We’re just now starting to learn about […]
Norway sits at the pinnacle of the UN's Human Development Index, and the world's most advanced country (by that metric, at least) has a national defense policy to match. Norway was one of the world's top twenty weapons importers between 2008 and 2012, and collaborates with the U.S. Show More Summary
With America?s Next Top Model Cycle 21 on the horizon, we checked out the last twenty ANTM winners to see if the battle to the crown was worth it. To our surprise and delight most ANTM winners have been signed to numerous modeling agencies both stateside and over seas. Show More Summary
List found here. Hyperlinks by BV to songs he is in the mood to revisit this Saturday night while he drinks a specialty boilermaker: a bourbon and sweet vermouth wine spodiodi with a Sam Adams Boston Lager 'chaser.' He will...
The big summer blockbuster heading to theaters this weekend ended up washing out, leaving room for number one to go to a quirky director who hasn't had a movie in the top spot in almost twenty years. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has long...Show More Summary
After climbing twenty spots since last week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List, Dean Koontz's The Neighbor finds itself within the top five best-selling ebooks of the week. That's especially noteworthy since the title is a Kindle...Show More Summary
SEATTLE — Surrounded by thousands of packages of marijuana, Seattle's top prosecutor sought some advice: Which one should he buy? A new day, indeed. Twenty months after voters legalized recreational cannabis for adults over 21, Washington...Show More Summary
Twenty years after the tragic murder of his daughter, Nicole Brown Simpson, Lou Brown will finally be reunited with her when his cremated remains are buried on top of… READ ON
By Ivan Y. In my last article on silver (SLV), I wrote about how June was historically the worst month of the year for silver. It had declined in price in fourteen of the last twenty years in June. Now that we are almost at the end of the month, it appears that silver has moved against that historical tendency this year. Show More Summary
Tonight, after thousands of auditions by the best dancers around the nation, and the grueling, week-long callbacks round, the Top 20 finalists on Season 11 of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE were revealed.