Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
Sears Didn't Move Fast Enough, CEO Says Sears continues to struggle to get a "decent" return on its assets and the retailer didn't move fast enough to cut expenses after the financial crisis, the CEO said at the annual meeting. More
J.C. Penney ad apologizes to customers The ad comes after the Plano, Texas-based company last month fired its CEO, Ron Johnson, after 17 months on the job and rehired his predecessor Mike Ullman. Johnson's ambitious changes included getting rid of most sales and bringing in new, hip brands. More
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Watch: AIB lookalikes 'Bhai-hoes' say why Salman Khan shouldn't go to jail The verdict in the Salman Khan hit-and-run created a ripple effect on social media ... There's now a viral Youtube video, that borders on being a parody of the Salman verdict. The makers of the video, Screen Patti, have called their video Save The ... 05/16/2015 - 12:51 am | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country NEW YORK (AP) — What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. A day after the bankrupt Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain said it would seek court approval to sell off its assets and shutter its remaining 399 stores ... 07/20/2011 - 1:27 pm | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country NEW YORK (AP) -- What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask.A day after the bankrupt Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain said it would seek court approval to sell off its assets and shutter its remaining 399 stores ... 07/20/2011 - 1:27 pm | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country (AP) -- What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. The biggest changes could come to the book publishing industry: As Borders stores disappear, the bookselling landscape could rapidly change, forcing authors to ... 07/20/2011 - 7:49 am | View Link
Circular Ripple Effect in Flash This tutorial will explain how to create a simple circular Ripple effect in Flash MX 2004. 05/25/2015 - 9:02 am | View Website
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A group of scientists and fishermen in Maine is working on a new tool they say will allow seafood consumers to learn the backstory of a piece of fish by scanning a code at the supermarket.
Gulf of Maine Research Institute and Maine Coast Fishermen's Association are cooperating to develop the tool, which they say will likely be a smartphone application.
In photographs taken in the spectrum of visible light, the Sun’s magnetic field is invisible. But this image wasn’t taken in our familiar, visible wavelengths, which is why the Sun’s magnetic field is both apparent and beautiful. Read more
Quito (AFP) - A volcano in the Galapagos islands erupted for the first time in more than 30 years Monday, sending streams of lava flowing down its slopes and potentially threatening the world's only colony of pink iguanas. The Galapagos National Park warned on Twitter that Isabela Island, where Wolf volcano erupted at dawn, holds "the world's only population" of the iguanas, Conolophus marthae, also known as the Galapagos rosy iguana.
Once Vilified, BP Now Getting Credit for Gulf Tourism BoomABC NewsWith the Memorial Day holiday here, fallout from the oil spill that left Gulf Coast beaches smeared with gooey tar balls and scared away visitors in 2010 is being credited, oddly, with something no one imagined back then: An increase in tourism in the region.and more »