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81 Random And Interesting Statistics That Sound Fake But Aren’t

This post is basically a tribute to the sometimes undeservedly underrated branch of science known as statistics, which is all about collecting, analyzing, presenting, and interpreting data. From governmental census data to financial data and planning, business, sports and weather forecasting and much more, statistics is used in virtually every......

The Sound of Music Stars Who Played the von Trapp Kids Reunite to Honor Julie Andrews – E! Online

The Hollywood Hills were alive with the sound of music with this reunion. Julie Andrews received the AFI Live Achievement Award at a Gala Tribute in Los Angeles on June 9, and the stars… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main......

‘Damn, that should be a hit’: MLB players sound off on the infield shift — before it could disappear forever

Anthony Rizzo shook his head, a slight smile on his face, as he stood next to his locker in the New York Yankees‘ clubhouse. He’d been asked for his opinion on … the infield shift. “Looking at the shift doesn’t bother me,” he said. “But hitting into it does.” Rizzo,......

CDC officials sound alarm for gay and bisexual men as monkeypox spreads in community

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, that had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of rash development in 1968.  CDC | Reuters The Centers......

‘A form of hope’: As air-raid sirens sound, a Lviv orchestra opens a summer festival with Mozart’s Requiem.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The audience members took their seats among boxes of medicine, first-aid kits and intravenous tubes. The orchestra was missing four men who are now fighting on the war’s front lines. A handful of guest singers who had fled......

Column: Warning bells sound in London Metal Exchange zinc market: Andy Home

Traders work on the floor of the London Metal Exchange, in London, Britain September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, April 11 (Reuters) – Is zinc going to be the next nickel? Even as the London Metal Exchange (LME) tries to reassemble......

Seek Sound Investment Advice for Financial Success – Money

(NewsUSA) – After years in the shadows of trendy tech stocks, solid value stocks are having their moment. Opportunistic value investors who are willing to go against the trends can acquire stocks cheaply, and benefit from generous dividends over time. If you are a value investor or looking to get......

BookTrib’s Bites: Fascinating Characters and Sound Advice – Arts

(NewsUSA) “Lady Editor”by Melanie Kirkpatrick  Sarah Josepha Hale was the most influential woman in America for half a century. As editor of “Godey’s Lady’s Book,” Hale was the leading cultural arbiter for the growing nation. Women (and many men) turned to her for advice on what to read, what to......

Tightening financial conditions sound alarm for world economy

Russian financial conditions at tightest since 2008 Global financial conditions at tightest since pandemic height Conditions could tighten further if inflation rises further March 7 (Reuters) – Global financial conditions, perceived as strongly correlated with future growth, are at the tightest in two years, driven by soaring energy prices, sliding......

You May Sound Silly, but Don’t Be Afraid to Order a Grasshopper

New York Times
A request for a Grasshopper cocktail these days is a drama with two distinct acts. First comes the order, accompanied by giggles and a sense that one is knowingly indulging in a bit of retro kitsch. Second comes the flash of unexpected delight — surprise that an old fuddy-duddy cocktail......

Surprising Secrets About Law & Order: Dramatic Exits, a Marathon Run and That Sound Explained – E! Online

Chung-chung. There are many takes on the spelling of the signature noise that accompanies the jump from scene to scene in an episode of Law & Order. Original series star Dann Florek,… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News......

Avoid these 5 types of words and phrases that make you sound ‘immature’ and ‘scattered,’ says speech expert

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Fairly or not, people judge you for how you speak just as much as they do for what you say. Brilliant and hard-working as you may be, if your way of speaking comes across as immature or scattered, then people......

U.S. and Japan sound alarm on China, seek new defence collaboration

TOKYO/WASHINGTON, Jan 7 (Reuters) – The foreign and defence ministers of the United States and Japan on Friday voiced concerns about what they said was China’s ongoing efforts to undermine rules-based order, as they look to cooperate more on emerging defence threats. The officials from the two allies met virtually......

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