After yet another drop in the Shanghai stock market and Hang Seng index on August 6, Daniel Chang heard his cell phone ping. The real-estate agent was on a business trip in Shanghai, and he was mid-bite during a dinner when he saw his...Show More Summary
When it comes to lag, League of Legends developer Riot has been talking a real big game lately—saying they’re building a huge lag-killing network, promising to improve North American players’ experience by relocating League’s servers. They made good on the latter this week, and holy cow has it made the game better. Read more...
The first D.C. Council Table Tennis Tournament is scheduled for September 4. [ more › ]
Economic ForecastsEconomist Steve Keen pinged me in response to my post Regional Manufacturing Expectations From Mars.In that post, I compared Richmond Fed manufacturing survey expectations (six month look ahead projections made in February...Show More Summary
Add some fun to your patio or game room with these ping pong tables from Restoration Hardware, Venture Shuffleboard, and Dick's Sporting Goods.
The opening screen of Capsule Force feels ripped from the intro to an anime series: a series of stars pinging out a catchy melody in the sky like a series of shining bells. Read the rest
In real world, girls hop on shopping spree with friends. This activity is a fun one, believe me you, just like any other social gathering! However, when you shop online, it is a lonely experience, it’s just you and your head in front of the screen. Show More Summary
Upon logging into League Of Legends today, you may notice that your ping is a lot higher or lower than usual. That's because Riot Games has moved the game's North American servers to Chicago.Click To Continue Reading
Call me old and crazy, but I prefer the traditional corporate setting and working with people who are seasoned experts in proven market sectors.
Kudos to the Cherries. It mustn’t have been easy coming into this match after being robbed of a draw against Liverpool last weekend. But they rolled up their sleeves and got to work. Callum Wilson showed he’s the goods with the first hat trick of the new season. West Ham were no shows in the […]
With new technology, fans watching on television and following on the Internet will be able to see how fast and far players are running and other statistics and data-driven graphics.
A shark tracked in the first shark-tagging expedition near Cuba is divulging details about its species after a five month excursion
For IT pros, big paychecks and ping pong tables don't make up for thankless jobs with no room for advancement, survey finds
If you are prone to losing things, Tile is exactly what you need in your life. Tile is a small, Bluetooth-enabled square that connects to your smartphone or tablet and serves as a beacon whenever pinged. It’s incredibly simple, which is exactly what makes it so good. And now, with the announcement of [...]
IF YOU’RE GOING TO BE “HORRIBLE” AT A SPORT, TRY PING PONG: Horrible bullfighter gored for the eighth time in just two years.
On Thursday I used 'blog-quality research to come up with a 'blog-park' figure for how much water might be saved by Los Angeles plan to use millions of ping pong balls to cover the local reservoir to prevent evaporation. Using rough numbers from swimming pool evaporation, I came up with...
Bush's comprehensive tour included snacking on a deep fried Snickers bar, sampling pork chops on sticks and appearing on the political soapbox — where he got pinged on Iraq, capping a week in which he focused heavily on foreign policy. During...Show More Summary
Reader Richard just pinged me with this comment "Hope those robots don't take your job!".That's actually an interesting thought. I replied..."The key to a safe job is to have no idea what you will do or say on a day to day basis. My job is safe. Show More Summary
Riot Games will be moving the North American servers for League of Legends across the United States soon. This change could dramatically effect your playing experience.Click To Continue Reading
German startup Spotted, which plays in the serendipitous connections space, with a location-sensitive app that lets users view and message the people they’ve crossed paths with — a la Happn — has pulled in a new chunk of funding which it says it’ll be using to expand to the U.S., Korea and Japan, as well as seeking to beef up its user-base in Europe and North Africa. Read More