Tuesday, September 9, 2014

An Aurora Cupcake with a Milky Way Topping


An Aurora Cupcake with a Milky Way Topping


This sky looked delicious. Double auroral ovals were captured above the town lights of Östersund, Sweden, last week. Pictured above, the green ovals occurred lower to the ground than violet aurora rays above, making the whole display look a bit like a ...


Boycott Generations for a week: Vavi


"The campaign therefore has to be taken to a new level," he told reporters in Johannesburg. "What you cannot win through negotiation. You have to win on the streets." The switch-off would start on September 15 and include repeats and the weekend omnibus.


Boycott Generations: Cosatu


Cosatu wants viewers to take part in a week long "switch off" of local soap opera Generations, general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on Tuesday. "The campaign therefore has to be taken to a new level," he told reporters in Johannesburg. "What you cannot ...


Boycott of Federation of Sudanese Journalists’ elections


The General Federation of Sudanese Journalists today started its general elections, amid a boycott by the Sudanese Journalists Network (SJN) and the Journalists Association for Human Rights (JAHR). “We decided to boycott the elections because of the lack ...


Mrs Boycott's finest innings 'I would not be alive without her'


In a stellar cricket career Geoffrey Boycott earned a reputation for going about things his way or not at all. The Yorkshireman gathered runs cussedly and was notoriously difficult to shift from the crease. But despite winning 108 caps for England he did ...


Geoffrey Boycott: I wish Brian Clough had been my manager


When I look back and think about all the people I have met during my life, there is one man who has left a lasting impression: Brian Clough. I first met Brian when he was a centre-forward playing for Sunderland and I was a young cricketer for Yorkshire.


Steelers rush defense needs to improve, but Browns rushing attack deserves some kudos


Behind 27-3, the Browns used their rushing attack to make things very interesting in the second half in Pittsburgh on Sunday. While the Steelers will need to shore up their rush defense, the Browns success on the ground may be a foreshadowing of things to ...


Exclusive: Was fatal flight a fraternity rush activity?


CLEVELAND -- Two weeks ago tonight four lives were lost as a plane full of Case Western Reserve University wrestlers crashed to the ground minutes after takeoff. The NTSB has issued an early report looking into why the plane went down -- but Channel 3 News ...


Steelers rush defense needs to improve, but Browns rushing attack may be on the rise


Behind 27-3, the Browns used their rushing attack to make things very interesting in the second half in Pittsburgh on Sunday. While the Steelers will need to shore up their rush defense, the Browns success on the ground may be a foreshadowing of things to ...


Is Africa’s bond rush too risky?


African countries have been issuing bonds at a furious pace: the value of foreign currency sovereign bonds issued so far this year has already overtaken last year’s total (see chart below). That has raised concerns that they are vulnerable to tightening ...


Vortex VR Is Virtual Reality On The Cheap


Essentially, the entire headset is powered by the LG G3, which is a powerful phone, and makes this less a “true” virtual reality headset, if you want to have that conversation, and more along the lines of a Google Glass or a similar tool. Still, it’s ...


Daily State Of The Markets: The VIX Is Cheap - Is It Time To Buy?


In our search for value among various asset classes, we concluded that - generally speaking - stocks are fairly to slightly overvalued, bonds are extremely and historically overvalued, commodities in general and gold in particular, while not cheap by ...



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