On a related note, the Joy Luck Club is lovely. EDIT: Removed request for recommendation EDIT 2: I do have a percentage indicator, just this particular file was full of appendices and whatnot at the back, hence me thinking I
Tom Krazit / Gigaom:Silent night: Facebook, Instagram go down for Snowmadgeddon — All those carefully crafted images of snowscapes will have to stay locked up for a bit, East Coasters, because Facebook and Instagram are
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:1Password for iOS adds one-time password tool for two factor auth, new login creator, more — The popular secure password management app 1Password is out with a big update today adding new
Yuliya Chernova / Wall Street Journal:Digital-Payments Company Ripple Labs Is Finalizing a $30 Million Funding Round — Ripple Labs, the developer of a bitcoin-like technology that enables institutions to transfer
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:Googles new wireless service can switch between T-Mobile, Sprint, and Wi-Fi hotspots to find best signal, could be available nationwide first half 2015 — Googles MVNO would reportedly look for best Sprint,
Rachel King / ZDNet:Dropbox acquires design-minded collaboration software startup Pixelapse — Summary:Pixelapse will remain a standalone product as a migration plan to the core Dropbox platform is hatched out. —
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:Microsoft sees Surface revenue jump to $1.1B in Q2 2015, sells record 10.5M Lumia smartphones — As part of the companys latest quarterly earnings announcement, Microsoft today
Microsoft:Microsoft Cloud and Devices Momentum Highlights Second Quarter Results — Commercial cloud revenue grows triple-digits for the sixth consecutive quarter, reaching an annualized revenue run rate of $5.5 billion REDMOND, Wash. — January 26, 2015
MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Popular social networking sites Facebook Inc. , Instagram and Tinder suffered outages on Tuesday, as reported by users on Twitter. Facebook and Instagram were back up and running, with those companies citing technical difficulties. AIM and Hipchat
Forces between charged particles in aqueous solutions containing multivalent coions and monovalent counterions are studied by the colloidal probe technique. Here, the multivalent ions have the same charge as the particles, which must be contrasted to the frequently studied case
An 11-year-old boy and his 13-year-old cousin were charged with third-degree arson Friday related to a Dec. 31 fire in the greeting card aisle that caused millions of dollars worth of damages, the Columbia Police Department said . It was
A brilliant guy trained his girlfriends adorable rabbit, Wallace, to bring him beer by request. The bunny-owner even crafted a painfully cute beer cart out of cardboard for the pet to wheel to him with ease.
Two people were killed after a shooting in a Home Depot store in Manhattans Chelsea neighborhood on Sunday afternoon in what appears to be a murder-suicide, two New York Police Department spokesmen said. One male individual, who preliminary NYPD investigations
Islamist group Boko Haram launched an assault from three fronts on Maiduguri, a city of 2 million people in Nigerias northeast, early Sunday morning, the Associated Press reports . This latest attack was repelled, and at least 200 combatants were
This week, Twig introduced a new profiler extension that provides an exhaustive profiling of whats going on when rendering templates. In addition, the the service container is now considered non-fresh when any environment parameter is added/removed/changed.
Men who find themselves in the company of fertile women are more likely to make creative attempts at sentence structure to signify their mating fitness, a study has found. Researchers discovered that when young men talk with a woman who
Philadelphia has spent the past few years attempting to be as awful as they possibly can, but despite their best efforts they still find themselves ahead of both the New York Knicks and Minnesota Timberwolves. Think about it, Philadelphia used
Is there a range of handicaps that these irons are designed for? Would you say they more players than GI? Yes slightly more players type of iron than GI. Id say theyre similar to the AP2 irons in terms of
Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams, died Friday night. He was 83. Mr. Cub hit 512 home runs during his
Brandon Vandenburg and Corey Batey wait for court to start during day six of the Vanderbilt rape trial in Nashville in Tenn. Jurors in the rape trial of two ex-Vanderbilt football players have been shown graphic videos of the alleged
Cloud file sharing company Box started its new chapter as a publicly traded entity today with a bang, closing out at $23.15, up 65 percent from $20.20, where it debuted this morning, enjoying a 44 percent pop .
A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment center he visited this week in Sierra Leone. Families in Liberia are no longer required to cremate the remains of loved ones to halt
To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Stimulation of the serotoninergic innervation of the leech pharynx or application of serotonin to the isolated pharynx induced
Islamophobic Bus Ads In San Francisco Are Being Defaced With Kamala Khan. From the article: Well, this is just brilliant. Racist adverts promoting hatred against Muslims are currently being run on buses in San Francisco - but someone has started
Animated stories that parents tell their children: How milkshakes are made (really bouncy grass) and why you have to be quiet on trains (beware of bears, theyre unstoppable). But if youre grown up now and want to really know if
The Smithsonian Magazine reminds us that Barns are painted red because of the physics of dying stars, summing up a more detailed post by Google employee Yonatan Zunger on the nature of stars, the atmosphere, and cheap paint found on
Scientists unboil an egg, and it may be a big deal. This method ... could transform industrial and research production of proteins, Such as new, and much faster ways of producing anti-bodies to fight cancer and cheese-makers who could use
Aftenposten, Norways largest newspaper, flew teenage fashion bloggers, Anniken Jørgensen, Frida Ottesen and Ludvig Hambro, to the Southeast Asian countrys capital of Phnom Penh, where they experienced a modicum of a Cambodian textile workers life for a month in 2014.
The Jennifer Lopez vehicle The Boy Next Door opened this past weekend and earned a paltry 12% on the Tomatometer. Theres nothing terribly unique about this number deep in the cinematic dumping ground that is January, but people are quickly
Find yourself elsewhere than in the grips of Juno, the Blizzard of 2015? Want to play the home game? Track the plows of NYC using the PlowNYC map. Want something faster than 15 minute update intervals, or less NYC-centric? Twitters
Albums That Never Were Soniclovenoize recreates versions of lost albums. The Beatles (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7), Pink Floyd (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), The Beach Boys (1, 2,3, 4), The Who (1, 2), Dylan (1, 2), Hendrix,
A new approach to assisting the ultra-poor – the poorest people on the planet – is showing promising results. In up to 95% of cases, the approach has been shown to help people exit the category of ultra-poverty, defined as living on
UK should consider ban on Mein Kampf, says Scottish Labour MP Ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day, Scottish Labour MP Thomas Docherty has written to culture secretary urging a sensitive debate on allowing its sale.
On Running and Street HarassmentThis past Saturday, eight different men verbally harassed me. Two stepped into my path and said they wouldnt move unless I gave them a high five. The murmurs, the coos and looks, all serve as reminders
Oh my God, Im ashamed that your are my son. The Peruvian show Sílbale a tu Madre (Whistling at your Mom) takes a...creatively confrontational approach to fighting street harassment. They enlist the mothers of chronic catcallers to catch their offspring
PhDs: Creative Writing - from the PhD research blog Deathsplanation:I almost went to college to study art. I even interviewed for a place. I had a portfolio and everything. That was more than a decade ago and honestly, I cant
Nothing but an endless supply of mental arithmetic problems. Five levels of difficulty, from 10 - 6 to √370881. You can find slightly more granular training here. See Wikipedia for a survey of mental methods, or read A.C. Aitkens explanation
But heres the facts: Like most other psychiatric disorders, we are really unlikely to hurt another person. Even when were really upset at someone, were still convinced that its entirely our fault, so we mostly take it out on ourselves.