"Nine-year-old Amira Willighagen’s rendition of Puccini’s O Mio Babbino Carobrought the audience (and the judges) to their feet."
I think few people would lament the passing of these "fashions".
"Thanksgiving is coming, blah blah blah. Let's cut the bullshit: it's pie week. Better choose wisely."
Your mileage may vary.
"Americans Are Living Better Than They Have At Any Point in Human History." Read about what Hans Riegel, Helen Greiner, John Mauchly and John Eckert, Chuck Hall, Hiram Moore, Percy Spencer, Vladimir Zworykin, Frederick McKinley Jones, Philippe de Girard, Arthur Fry, and Stephanie Kwolek have done for us.
Number one is "Will we ever understand quantum mechanics?"
Hey, if it gave Big Al trouble, it's a pretty darn difficult question.
Yet another example of the startling power of markets.
He also knew his Hipe speaker would appeal to me, because that insight--knowing what people are searching for on Amazon--is at the core of what he does. He has an entire team of people who read reviews on Amazon, looking for moments when people say, "I wish this speaker were rechargeable." Pikarski then makes a rechargeable version.
Wisconsin students told Watters that "everyone is equally sexy on campus," which they attributed to everything from good genetics to book smarts.
An article in the British Medical Journal says "yes".
Malhotra cites a 2009 UCLA study showing that three-quarters of patients admitted to the hospital with acute myocardial infarction do not have high total cholesterol; what they do have, at a rate of 66%, is metabolic syndrome -- a cluster of worrying signs including hypertension, high fasting blood sugar, abdominal obesity, high triglycerides and low HDL ("good" cholesterol).
Meanwhile, research has shown that when people with high LDL cholesterol (the "bad" kind) purge their diet of saturated fats, they lower one kind of LDL (the large, buoyant particles called "Type A" LDL), but not the small, dense particles ("Type B" LDL) that are linked to high carbohydrate intake and are implicated in heart disease.