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Craig
"One foot in the cradle, one foot in the grave." Noel Miller
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Interesting. Transfers are making it more difficult for mid- and low-major programs to build strong teams capable of making Cinderella runs in March. Continue reading
Posted 19 minutes ago at Newmark's Door
Posted 57 minutes ago at Newmark's Door
"Quirky" is, for my money, too kind. Related: "The worst baby names in the entire world". Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
The most expensive one on this list supposedly cost $15 billion. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
Nicely argued. Key bit: When it comes to Jews, anti-Semitism generates the absurd. If you think capitalism is evil, you can focus on the “international banking conspiracy” led by the Rothschilds. If collectivism offends you, there is always Karl Marx... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
"4 Reasons for the Death of America's Car Culture". The vibrant love between car and man that inspired an entire culture of auto devotees now seems to be dwindling. The gear-head enthusiasts will always motor on, I am sure, but... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
I used this to look up the possible side effects of a medication. While there a bunch of place on the Web that provide that information, this site has some information that I don't recall seeing elsewhere. In particular, it... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
Edward Archer, a "Computational Physiologist currently serving as Chief Science Officer for EnduringFX," energetically argues "No." I agree. And I'd add that this is one of several reasons economics tends to outperform other social sciences: we don't pay much--or even... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
Like many people I don't sleep as well as I used to. I've read a little about melatonin--some people swear by it--and what I've read has induced me to avoid it for now. This piece increases my wariness. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
Chester Finn is concerned about the rapid increase in "dual enrollment" classes. ("These are courses offered for college credit to students who are still enrolled in high school, typically in eleventh or twelfth grade.") Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
Little that I haven't read elsewhere, but if you haven't followed the recent research, this is a nice short summary. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
Even after all these years, the creativity and adaptability of American businesses still startles me. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
From the San Francisco Chronicle: For a small but probably growing number of California’s government workers, the worst-case scenario is here: The failure to adequately fund public pensions is leading to devastating reductions in their promised retirement benefits. If the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
Excellent news. At least for the moment the tide seems to have decisively turned. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
You don't have to convince me. I've always preferred it just because I think it looks better. If it's important to the occasional court case, fine. Related: The New Yorker's take. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
An article full of stuff I didn't know about the renowned Southern Poverty Law Center. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
If this stuff doesn't completely boggle your mind, I suggest you check your pulse. You might be dead. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
"What’s interesting is that even though American palates are more receptive to ambitious and unorthodox flavors, restaurant diners in the 19th century were way more open in the meats they consumed." Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
"So now, nearly three years after a global glut sent oil prices into a tailspin and American oil producers to their nearest lenders, U.S. oil production is once again floating above 9 million bpd." Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
I like patching potholes. Anarchy, not so much. But if this is proves to be more than a short stunt, it'll improve my opinion a bit. Related: "Portland Anarchists Want to Fix Your Street's Potholes". Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
One thing that's encouraging is that cancer patients--patients of all types, actually--have more ability to help themselves than ever before. Dr. Steven A. Rosenberg, who is chief of surgery at the National Cancer Institute and leads many clinical trials, said:... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
Do tell. In February, Wendy’s CEO Bob Wright said the firm expects wages to rise at least 4% in 2017. Wendy’s has three options to offset the rising costs. First, they could cut margins, but with an 8% margin, that’s... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
Unsurprising: it's a heck of a lot of fun. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door