In the heart of capitalism a quiet movement has been underway for several years now, a movement of money out of the past and into the future, a movement that's growing quickly and shows some potential for sparking a new American Revolution. It's being called the divestiture movement; its most newsworthy actions are corporate decisions to move investment capital out of petroleum, out of the coal an
By Rob Lafferty on Sep 30, 2014
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers National League Division Series Game 1 Friday, Oct. 3 in Los Angeles Adam Wainwright vs. Clayton Kershaw Game 2 Saturday, Oct. 4 in Los Angeles Zach Greinke vs. TBA Game 3 Monday, Oct. 6 in St. Louis TBA vs. TBA Game 4 Tuesday, Oct. 7 in St. Louis (if necessary) TBA vs. TBA Game 5 Thursday, Oct. 9 in Los Angeles (if necessary) TBA vs. TBA Cardinals
By Jake Brown on Sep 30, 2014
Science & Tech
In front of a group of 50 or so reporters and tech insiders today in San Francisco, Microsoft pulled back the veil on its new flagship computer operating system, Windows 10. The number is symbolic—the current version (released in 2012) is Windows 8, and the new OS is supposedly a massive leap in functionality. The Windows team is toting that Windows 10 combines what worked in the past, like the fl
By Barry Eitel on Sep 30, 2014
Author's note: This is a two-part series. Part 1 gives an overview of the problem; Part 2 attempts an analysis of causes and solutions. Recent whistle-blower revelations of questionable regulatory practices by the New York Federal Reserve Bank at Goldman Sachs have refocused attention on longstanding concerns about the financial sector regulatory system. Increased public concern about the need for
By John-Thomas Didymus on Sep 30, 2014
If you didn’t like your grades in college, you will hate how you didn’t know about a common herb that could have given you much higher test scores. Yes, a humble plant you probably already have in your kitchen can spell the difference between success and failure, both in school and at work! Research has confirmed that the herb rosemary, a common ingredient in many household dishes, can improve mem
By Stef dela Cruz on Sep 30, 2014
Did you enjoy that wide, establishing shot at the beginning/end of the movie? The one that took you high above the action/people/building and created a moment of suspense/conclusion/thoughtful pause? Those shots are coming to the U.S.! The FAA gave the “okay” and movie studios are excited. Confused? Let us explain… Camera angles that lift high above a crane’s reach used to be achieved by helicopte
By Jordan Lints on Sep 30, 2014
You've dreamed of getting away into the mountains of Colorado for a winter vacation, but have you seen the prices of ritzy ski towns of the rich and famous? If that's out of your budget, a Colorado trip may still be within your reach, in the charming town of Ouray (pronounced "Your-ay," as in "Hooray!"). This quaint town is snuggled in the mountains near Telluride, but with decidedly working-class
By Diana Price on Sep 30, 2014
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