According to a recent study from the University of Southern California, Wall Street life may not be as great as it seems — at least, when it comes to health
Archive for February, 2012
When it comes to choosing what to eat, I like to get a lot of nutritional bang for my buck, so to speak. The best deals? “Superfoods” that are far more plentiful in nutrients than they are in calories and that research has shown deliver health benefits.
The system includes an LCD panel a few feet behind a large, translucent mirror equipped with a motion-detecting Kinect camera on top. This setup allows for computer graphics to be displayed on and around people and objects that are reflected in the mirror. For the most part, graphics are displayed in real time, however, there’s a slight delay
Zynga Inc. bombed on its first day of trading Friday, closing down 5% in a signal that the appetite for new issues of fast-growing technology companies may be waning.
The San Francisco social-game maker’s shares finished trading at $9.50, a day after the company priced its initial public offering at $10 a share. Zynga opened at about $11 a share on the Nasdaq Stock Market, but fell below its IPO price within the first 10 minutes of trading.
After all of the financial challenges we had to battle through in 2011, the idea of saving money doesn’t feel very realistic. However, according to Henry van Deventer, financial planning coach at acsis, the good news is that saving money does not always require us to live like paupers or change our lives in a way that will leave us missing out on most of the good stuff.
“Facebook plans to list under the symbol “FB,” but did not signal whether it will join Groupon on the Nasdaq or follow LinkedIn to the New York Stock Exchange. The company did not disclose how many shares it will sell, but for the purposes of the filing listed a proposed maximum offering price of $5 billion.”
A lot of effort goes into manufacturing condoms that are comfortable and effective, but that doesn’t do anyone any good if no one wears them. So some well-intentioned goober has decided to slap QR codes onto condom wrappers so you can check in every time you, uhh, unwrap one.
What can’t smartphones do? Mark laser tag off the list. The AppTag Laser Blaster ($35) promises to turn your phone (or iPod touch, we suppose) into a laser tag gun/shooter that works via IR and high frequency sound to let app developers create nearly any kind of multiplayer shooting game you can imagine,.
They may be the party favor of choice for rock stars and a source of illicit income for chemistry teachersbreaking bad, but many highly illegal and often abused drugs have real medicinal benefits.
A mass lawsuit against 2,165 alleged downloaders of ‘Conan The Barbarian’ was filed at the United States District Court for the District of Maryland last Friday.
Salma Hayek can wear pretty much anything – long or short, tight or loose, sparkly or subtle — and look amazing.
For those of you who are too young to remember, an earthquake registering 7.1 on the Richter Scale struck the San Francisco Bay Area….killing many and bringing our national pastime to a standstill.
Watch as Tim McCarver and Al Michaels rock and roll
Click here for the amazing —> The World Series earthquake
In the Things My Clients Hate. What about Yours? article I discussed 5 things my clients hate. Now, let me present the other side of the story – i.e. 5 things I hate about clients. Well, with so much hatred, it might sound like we freelancers and clients are at a war but definitely I don’t think this is the case.
This is going to be a wild, wreck-filled Daytona 500, and that certainly favors a certain type of driver.
Obviously, that driver has to be talented, but they also have to be at their best when things are going haywire all around them because that is exactly what is going to happen here.
James Rolfe uncovers the tired movie conventions that pop up time and time again.