After selling a majority stake in Miami-based City National Bancshares last November, $60 million of the proceeds, out of his own pocket, got handed out to his tellers, bookkeepers, clerks–everyone on the payroll. All 399 workers on the staff received bonuses, and he even tracked down 72 former employees to give them bonuses.
“Man on burglary charge allegedly ate cheese, used bathroom, fell asleep”
“BILLINGS, Mont. – A man was charged with burglary after he allegedly broke into a home, ate cheese from the refrigerator, made a mess in a bathroom and fell asleep on a child’s bed…” Read the rest at msnbc.com
North Carolina State University has just been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to create the National Research Center for Future Renewable Energy Delivery Management Systems— in other words, the Internet for energy.
You’re sick, in the hospital, or maybe even undergoing surgery. The last thing you want to contemplate is the thought that your doctor might be making fun of your toe rings while you’re anesthetized. But does it happen? Yes.
The Large Hadron Collider, CERN’s massive particle accelerator, became fully operational this morning.
Currently the most ethanol that a flex-fuel car can run on in the US and Brazil is E85 — which is an 85% ethanol/15% gasoline blend.
In the process of inventing fabric that integrates (both physically and aesthetically) photovoltaic thin film cells, researchers at Iowa State University have invented a SOLAR POWERED NECKTIE.As an example of how digital textile printing can be used to make the solar panels invisible is the solar jacket and the solar tie.
The mayor of a remote Australian mining town has come under fire after saying that female “ugly ducklings” might benefit from its shortage of women.
It’s Confirmed: This New Drug Really, Seriously Cures Cancer
Cancer patients have been left free of the disease after being treated with a new drug which harnesses the power of their own immune cells. Four of 38 patients treated have seen the disease disappear, while five others saw reductions of 50 per cent in their tumours. The drug works by activating the body’s disease fighting T cells.
Everyone with even a minor experience in computers knows what Linux is? It is a remarkably complete operating system and is one of the most prominent examples of free software and open source development.By attacking from the bottom, where Microsoft can no longer successfully compete, Linux will finally cut itself a large slice of the desktop.