At Mother Jones, Tom Philpott writes Wall Street Investors Take Aim at Farmland: A recent report by the Oakland Institute documents a fledgling, little-studied trend: Corporations are starting to buy up US farmland, especially in areas dominated by industrial-scale agriculture, like Iowa and California's Central Valley. Show More Summary
In our Elevator Pitch series, chefs tell us why their restaurants are worth the trip. Today, Mike Price pitches newly opened New York seafood spot, The Clam.
Today's comic by Mark Fiore is The Anti-Gay Law in Uganda and the Miracle of Denial: Please join us at 12:30 PM PT today when Kos hosts Ask Me Anything (about Daily Kos). What's coming up on Sunday Kos... The damnation of the Happy Slave,...Show More Summary
Most of us are all too familiar with the television channel HGTV with its lavish home remodels and spunky hosts. Although it has given the common man both firsthand glimpses into the ins and outs of home maintenance and great tips for buying and selling a home, it has also provided a dramatic exaggeration of real-life residences and homeowners...
The wait for Rita Ora‘s tantalizingly good (from the preview at least) Calvin Harris-produced comeback single “I Will Never Let You Down” is almost over. The Kosovan-born diva opened up about her new anthem while filming the video, calling it “a good energetic love song”. The 23-year-old positively beams while talking about the track. She... More »
New images from the film which releases lare May. Read the full article on AICN Just like the headline says… These are from the mag’s newest issue and comes to us via TF’s Twitter stream. DAYS OF FUTURE PAST opens May 23. —————- Glen Oliver "Merrick" - e-mail Finish the article on AICN
The long-awaited CitizenM Times Square keeps on keeping us guessing about its opening date, but after taking a walk past the site yesterday, we're feeling pretty confident that things are going to be happening very soon. Like many of...Show More Summary
Stock futures were lower as the week's final trading session commenced. Before the opening bell Dow (INDEXDJX:.DJI) futures were down by 0.24% at 16 008. Futures on the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) dropped 0.21% to 1 835.90. Nasdaq (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) futures ticked down 0.14% to 3 639.50. Show More Summary
The best movie culture writing from around the internet-o-sphere. There will be a quiz later. Just leave a tab open for us, will ya? “Broadcasting Beautiful Views 24 Hours a Day: You’re Tuned To The Scenery Channel” — Michelle Said at...Show More Summary
It has been a great week-and-a-half of tennis thus far at Indian Wells. The 2014 BNP Paribas Open has given us some major upsets with Rafael Nadal, Stanislas Wawrinka and Andy Murray losing before the quarterfinals. Only two of the top-eight seeds made it through safely to the quarterfinals. Show More Summary
Stifel Nicolaus' Dave Lutz has a quick summary of what traders are talking about before the U.S. opening bell. Good Morning! US Futures are slightly higher, but “feels” like (absent headlines) will be difficult for traders to get overly bullish ahead of this weekend’s Crimera vote. Show More Summary
An hour later than usual, in a new time slot at 9 p.m., Ryan opened “American Idol” by saying the results tonight would surprise us. Initially, though, they did not.
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The photo is a verified phony SEAL Too many of you folks to name each of you have sent us a link to an article from CBS in San Francisco which reports that some unnamed commission led by masturbation queen and pediatrics doctor who was fired as the Surgeon general by the Clinton Administration, Minnie […]
WOLF CREEK 2 is a big hit in its country of origin (it opened in the #1 slot at the end of February), but us Yanks are wondering just when we might get to see Mick Taylor's bloody return. Today we've got the good news that WOLF CREEK...Show More Summary
How exactly did Justin Bieber help Tenino High School raise over $900 for a charity??? By annoying the H-E-DOUBLE HOCKEY STICKS out of students… Now, let us explain the musical madness! The crafty kiddos over in western Washington wanted to raise money for 254 orphans at a school in Ghana, Africa - so student government president Connor Stakelin [...]
Here on FEARNET, we're all about putting monsters to work, and making them do daily tasks for us. The Jaws bottle opener comes to mind, as does the vampire teeth bottle opener, both of which use the normally deadly teeth of vicious creatures to pop open a cold one, after a long day's work. Show More Summary
Last night's volatility in AUD (thanks to its aberration of an employment print) followed by more China data weakness has seen carry-traders shift attention back to EURJPY and USDJPY. This morning saw overnight weakness ramped into the...Show More Summary
The 2014 Formula 1 season is upon us, with the opening round this weekend in Australia. With it, we present the Enthusiast's Guide To The 2014 Formula 1 Season! Read more...
Wall Street stocks opened higher following solid reports on US retail sales and jobless claims. ||| New York - Wall Street stocks Thursday opened higher following solid reports on US retail sales and jobless claims. Six minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 55.10 (0.34 percent) to 16,395.18. Show More Summary