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Author Michael Lewis is best known for uncovering hidden corners of our present, whether in baseball (Moneyball), the financial collapse (The Big Short), or high frequency trading (this month's Flash Boys). But in the September 26th, 1996 issue of the New York Times Magazine, Lewis took a swing at predicting... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Alvinowens642's blog
Where on Earth is this freaky lava pool? Why do people hate love locks? Is it true that fire ants love the suburbs? And what do the soon-to-be-lost sounds of the industrial age sound like? All your answers are here, in this week's landscape reads! Read more... Source: Category:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Alvinowens642's blog
Ever wonder what Super Mario does when he's not running across your screen kicking Koopa Troopas? Filmmaker John Huffnagle shows us what everyone's favorite plumber might do if left alone in your house. Long story short: Don't let Mario out of your sight. Read more... Source: Similar Articles: jennette... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Alvinowens642's blog
You know the old saying: the sink is the heart of the bathroom. But all too often that sink looks nasty, covered in toothpaste, and draped with a half-used container of floss. Here's a sink that can cleverly hide everything away when you're not spitting your mouthwash into it. Read... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Alvinowens642's blog
Understandably, there is some point in life where getting paid to stuff your face with french fries might sound like a desirable thing. For most people, this point quickly passes. A former professional frozen food taster tells all in a gross and engrossing interview at The Billfold. Read more... Source:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2014 at Alvinowens642's blog
Perhaps satisfying some early pregnancy cravings, Gwen Stefani stopped by Sweet Butter Kitchen in Studio City, California on Tuesday (November 19). The No Doubt frontwoman covered her baby bump in a black and white top, black leather pants, and a gray jacket as she smiled on the way back to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
Democrats are showing once again they have the backbones of banana slugs. The Affordable Care Act was meant to hold insurers to a higher standards. So it stands to reason that some insurers will have to cancel their lousy sub-standard policies. But spineless Democrats (including my old boss Bill Clinton)... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
Owners may use any other Micro USB charger on the laptop in the meantime Google and HP confirmed today that the companies have halted sales of the Chromebook 11 in all stores. Although at first the reasoning was not known, Google and HP have now given a statement clarifying that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
One of the biggest annoyances I've found in iOS 7 is the way it handles the positioning and placement of wallpapers on iPhone and iPad. It only seems to want to position a background image one way, and no matter how hard you try to pinch or zoom like you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
November 07, 2013 Amid the clamor of "bring your own device" (BYOD), a question lurks in the background: "What happens to technical service and support?" Concerns for the tech support function encompass the extremes, from agents being overwhelmed with calls, to their becoming inhabitants of a help desk ghost town.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
Gene Page/AMC "The Walking Dead's" Andrew Lincoln and Melissa McBride [Warning: This story contains spoilers from the "Indifference" episode of AMC's The Walking Dead.] With the flu outbreak getting worse at the prison and no sign of Daryl's group, Rick and Carol hit the road in search of their own... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
Frustrated that Nikon's teaser videos for its retro full-frame DSLR have shown precious little of the camera you're supposed to be lusting after? You can relax now. In the company's fifth and final clip (after the break), there are a few fleeting glimpses of the design in question. The body... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
Oracle has joined the ranks of ERP (enterprise resource planning) software vendors hoping to capitalize on uncertainty among customers of SAP's Business ByDesign software, offering to waive one year of subscription fees to those who migrate to Oracle's competing products. "If your growing company needs a secure, proven, and modern... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
Share With Friends: | | Politics - Top Stories Stories, RSS Feeds and Widgets via Feedzilla.Source: Category: Texas A&m emmy winners Colorado flooding nfl scores H&m Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said he will probably start Jake Peavy in Game 3 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, followed by Clay Buchholz in Game 4. Farrell said after Boston's 8-1 victory in Game 1 on Wednesday night that he will... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
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Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
If you tear open a packet of M&M's, what's the first thing you notice? The colors: bright blue, vibrant orange, bold yellow. Kids love this visual stimulation. But the sponsors of a new petition on — which is urging M&M-maker Mars to replace the artificial colorings used to create... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
A biker rides past the U.S. Capitol on Monday. Lawmakers are negotiating over plans to raise the federal debt ceiling amid warnings that the government soon won't be able to pay its debts in full. Mark Wilson/Getty Images A biker rides past the U.S. Capitol on Monday. Lawmakers are negotiating... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It might as well be Taylor Swift weekend in Music City. The pop star opened her $4 million Taylor Swift Education Center at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday morning, and will accept her record sixth songwriter-artist of the year award from... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
In 1965, Muhammad Ali and Lincoln Perry (Stepin Fetchit) teamed up in pursuit of a legendary boxing technique: the anchor punch. Courtesy of New York Theatre Workshop In 1965, Muhammad Ali and Lincoln Perry (Stepin Fetchit) teamed up in pursuit of a legendary boxing technique: the anchor punch. Courtesy of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
Philadelphia, PA ( - The Philadelphia Flyers have fired head coach Peter Laviolette after an 0-3 start to the season and replaced him with assistant Craig Berube. General manager Paul Holmgren made the announcement Monday morning at a news conference. The Flyers have scored just once in each of their... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
Over one million consumers have pre-ordered Pokemon X/Y in Japan. Famitsu has confirmed that reservations now stand at 1.26 million. As it turns out, this is a record figure for all 3DS games. Famitsu?s report is based on data provided by Media Create. Note that hardware bundle pre-orders are not... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
Cosmic Log Alan Boyle, Science Editor NBC News 9 hours ago "Idea Man" cover / Portfolio Billionaire Paul Allen's memoir is titled "Idea Man." Software billionaire Paul Allen is already using his riches to further brain science, spaceflight, rock 'n' roll history ? and oh, the Seattle Seahawks, too ?... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
Ind19 246/1 (28.0 ov, AA Herwadkar 88*, VH Zol 11*, C Musoko 0/27) - Match over | Live Scorecard | ESPN Cricinfo We see you have Google Chrome installed. Try out Cricinfo's free extension: show me no thanks Quadrangular Under-19 Series (India), 8th Match: India Under-19s v Zimbabwe Under-19s at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog
The Sunday Leader - Saturday 28th September, 2013 A commemoration ceremony to mark the 54th death anniversary of Prime Minister S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike was held at the Bandaranaike Samadhi in Horagolla last week. Democratic Party leader Sarath Fonseka greeting former Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake at the ... Sri... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2013 at Alvinowens642's blog