The next thing on my list was a simple solution to a simple problem. Every year my husband volunteers to be in charge of the games at his company picnic. What this translates to is hours in front of our kitchen sink, filling up hundreds of water balloons (with a little cursing mixed in). We’ve bought the faucet adapters. But the hardest part is tying them off.
Drug testing is a security issue. Various sports federations around the world do their best to detect illegal doping, and players do their best to evade the tests. It’s a classic security arms race: Improvements in detection technologies lead to improvements in drug-detection evasion, which in turn spur the development of better detection capabilities. Right now, it seems that the drugs are winning; in places, these drug tests are described as “intelligence tests”: If you can’t get around them, you don’t deserve to play.
“Myself and another local man named Frank set out to clean up our Portland chat room,” said von Erck. “Well, it worked a little too well, and a few too many people wanted to help out. So after we exhausted the Portland rooms, we moved on. And kept going into what you see today.”
The HMSA went live with its Online Care system a little over a year ago, as did Minnesota. OptumHealth, a division of UnitedHealth Group, the country’s largest health insurer, started offering NowClinic, a virtual physician service, in Texas earlier this year and plans to roll it out nationwide later this year.
Stephen King’s e-serial The Plant has sold over 110,000 copies in the first week. But in order for the press to get that news they had to do the same thing as King fans: visit King’s website.
“Not everyone responded to the recall,” Wolfson told FOX Business. “Even though it was an early 2016 announcement, we would still recommend that consumers check their hoverboards. If they haven’t taken advantage of it yet, it’s not too late.”
Sitting on a leather couch in Miller’s living room as a summer storm thunders outside, the two researchers scan the Internet for victims.
According to Citigroup analyst Mark May, eBay looks like a compelling acquisition target. May, as quoted byBarron’s, sees the reduced risk profile and improving fundamentals of the company as the main reason for this possibility:
DJ AM’s last tweet was a quote from a Grandmaster Flash (another DJ Hero contributor) song: “New York, New York. Big city of dreams, but everything in New York ain’t always what it seems.”
“In one afternoon I did what it took two professionals two or three weeks to do,” he said. “If you need something and you don’t have several thousand dollars to hire a developer, HyperCard fills a niche.”
Outsourcing manufacturing and exporting jobs are a sore spot for many Americans, however some companies find good reason to stay put or break new ground. FOXBusiness.com’s series ‘Still Made in America’ introduces us to a variety of companies keeping their production–and jobs–at home.
After nearly a decade-long wait, the sequel to the granddaddy of shoot-em-up games is hitting stores this week, just in time for the holiday shopping rush.
Photo: Artist Molly Crabapple at a live art installation in the Ace Hotel. (Courtesy Molly Crabapple.)
But no. Maloney felt like he should be able to literally answer the question. Because in addition to being deeply dishian, he’s also the CEO of Grubhub, the biggest online food-delivery service in the US. “Given the volume of transactions I do on a daily basis,” Maloney says, “I should be able to tell you, objectively, which is better.”
Lego has a lot to offer kids and grown-ups in the put-stuff-together genre of toys. Kits, models, playsets, and even interchangeable minifig parts have wide appeal. For kids who like playing with things like action figures, however, there is a relatively new toy available: The Lego Hero Recon Team.
While my six-year-old wasn’t really old enough to appreciate all of the interaction (Rosalind’s conflicting emotions about boys, for instance), she really did enjoy hearing the story and was immediately ready for the sequel as soon as we finished this one. For my part, I did feel that there was sometimes a little too much conflict (between siblings, between the girls and Jeffrey, between Jeffrey and his mother) the story did feel real and the characters well-developed. And as a father with two young girls, I appreciated having a book with strong girl characters, each with her own interests, gifts, and flaws.
Got Cash? You Can Loan Money Like a Big-Time Banker Considering lending out your hard-earned money via a microlending site like Prosper? If it all seems a bit new, you’re not alone. “We are all novices,” says Greg Bequette, one of Prosper’s largest lenders. “We only have being doing this for a year. (But) our collective intelligence is improving.” Jane Boon, who has lent around $125,000 to over 800 people on Prosper, offers 10 tips to help you improve your own lending intelligence.
About 6.6 billion shares changed hands in U.S. exchanges, below the 7.3 billion daily average over the last 20 sessions.
While the official Green Porno website, currently under construction, promises that all eight episodes will soon be viewable on the site, Shapiro is uncertain as to Sundance Channel’s distribution strategy.
This image of The Simpsons*’ nerdiest cartoon character comes from the Silicon Image Sil154CT64 digital transmitter.*
Yes, the bag is white. It only comes in white, at least for now. It’s striking, but it seems impractical for something that’s bound to soak up dirt and grime and oil. Savage sells me on it. It will develop a patina, and patinas are cool. Also, you can’t find tools at the bottom of a black bag, he says. He certainly didn’t want to make something that fell in line with the current fashion trend of “tactical” and “urban camo” that seems to dominate bags and accessories. A white bag stands out as unique. It isn’t hyper-masculine like the ubiquitous Cordura messenger. Rather, it’s almost feminine, or at least nonbinary.
Your favorite band’s favorite band is back. Little Dragon will be releasing their fourth album, Namuba Rubberband, in May—and while they dropped a new song called “Klapp Klapp” on SoundCloud yesterday, they’ve already got a video for it. It even has zombies in it! (Not Romero zombies; voodoo zombies. Also, weird cataracty kids who might also be zombies, or might just be souleaters. So hard to tell these days.)
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Homejoy’s only recourse against this threat, known as disintermediation, was to stop working with cleaners who attempted to recruit customers. But it wasn’t always clear whether cleaners were seeking out independent relationships. Only late in the game did Homejoy attempt to make it easier for customers to request the same cleaner, which could have alleviated the problem or nipped it in the bud.
To back the project, visit the Blurble Kickstarter page. A deck of 300 cards will run you $18, and there are lots of options to get T-shirts, puzzles, posters, and multiple decks. You can also go to the Blurble website for more information about the game.
Oddly, in the post-MTV age, music videos have become a big deal – for fans, bands and labels, as even a cursory glance at YouTube’s most popular list shows.
After much tsorres, the rabbi presented a board member with a faxed copy of his proof of smicha, or ordination, issued in 1968. It was from an institution that had closed, and its records had been destroyed in a fire. Called in to examine the smicha, Phinney quickly noted that the entire document was in fancy, handwritten calligraphy, except the recipient’s name, which was set in a typeface that had a calligraphed feel.
Stocks managed to post modest gains on Wall Street, giving the Standard & Poor’s 500 index its first winning week in the last three.
If you’re more interested in making your own mobile app, try “The Complete iOS 10 Developer Course” by Rob Percival. Normally priced at $200, this course will teach you everything you need to know to get started for just $10.
A year after his first Sloan conference presentation, Goldsberry went back to MIT armed with the SportVU data and a new perspective on defense. This time the room was packed—with not just his fellow researchers but also executives from around the NBA.
How it’ll all shake out is anyone’s guess. A court might decide, as in the Street Fighter case, that the similar character designs count as ideas, not expressions. Or it may find, as in the Mino case, that styles and colors are protected by copyright. Or both.
The lock’s flaw was apparently first publicized in 1992 in the United Kingdom, according to BikeBiz.com. The BBC even covered it, but the news apparently didn’t resurface until a dozen years later.