Monthly Archives: February 2014

Walmart isn’t going after Mom & Pop stores, but are focused on these retailers instead…

By Jeff Macke | Breakout Having conquered the world of big box discount retail Walmart (WMT) has set its sights on taking over dollar stores. It’s good news for consumers but not even execution is likely to move the needle … Continue reading

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JPMorgan allegedly paid $80,000 a month to Wen Jiabao’s daughter — It’s called “smart business”

By David Barboza | BusinessDay — November 15, 2013 Wen Jiabao: his daughter allegedly received a salary from JPMorgan. Photo: Getty Images To promote its standing in China, JPMorgan Chase turned to a seemingly obscure consulting firm run by a 32-year-old executive … Continue reading

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China’s Xi Chats With Locals in City Visit, Beijing News Reports

By Bloomberg News Chinese President Xi Jinping made a rare public outing today, visiting a busy shopping street in downtown Beijing a week before the capital hosts the annual meeting of the national legislature, the Beijing News reported. Flanked by … Continue reading

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Dr. Zimmerman’s TUESDAY TIP: Purpose, Priorities, and Productivity

If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything. Carl Boch came to the United States as a refugee after World War II. But he wasn’t just a refugee trying to escape the horrors of Nazi Germany and Nazified … Continue reading

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Exclusive: China, eyeing Japan, seeks WW2 focus for Xi during Germany visit

By Ben Blanchard and Michael Martina | Reuters BEIJING (Reuters) – China wants to make World War Two a key part of a trip by President Xi Jinping to Germany next month, much to Berlin’s discomfort, diplomatic sources said, as … Continue reading

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The buzz surrounding Kate Upton’s ‘Zero Gravity’ is still in orbit

By Angela Sun | Yahoo! Sports Minute Unless you spent the better part of the week in actual orbit or transfixed by balancing goats, you probably caught wind of the groundbreaking photoshoot that Sports Illustrated pulled off with supermodel Kate … Continue reading

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Becky is Better [Episode #011]

“The price we pay for being ourselves is worth it.”—Eartha Kitt “I have an errand, a task for a Queen [of The Vampires], and that takes precedence.” “Cops were killed, and that is my precedence.” “Is Chris still having his … Continue reading

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Breathtaking Photos of the Coldest City in the World

By Nicole Bonaccorso | weather.com A woman walks over an ice-encrusted bridge in Yakutsk. Oymyakon lies a two day drive from the city of Yakutsk, the regional capital. (Amos Chapple) Think we’re having a brutal winter? Winter temperatures in Oymyakon, … Continue reading

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Watch the first teaser for Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Sample the first 15 seconds of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy trailer here, and be sure to tune into ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live on Tuesday, February 18 starting at 11:35 p.m. EST to see the full debut trailer! Follow @Guardians … Continue reading

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Military’s ‘Iron Man’ Suit May Be Ready to Test This Summer

By By Denise Chow, Staff Writer | LiveScience.com The first prototypes of a high-tech suit of armor to give soldiers superhuman abilities could be ready to test this summer, according to top military officials. The suits, which have drawn comparisons … Continue reading

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Dr. Zimmerman’s TUESDAY TIP: 4 Steps To Stronger Self-Confidence

“Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.” Stan Smith Dr. Alan Zimmerman’s Personal Commentary: A colleague of mine, Harvey Mackay told me the story of a professor who stood before his class of 30 senior … Continue reading

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Becky is Better [Episode #010]

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” — John Adams, U.S. president 1797-1801 Almost Human—in a not-so-distant future, human cops … Continue reading

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Quotes for the Day, Thursday February 13, 2014

There is a Zen proverb that says: “Live every day like your hair is on fire.” There is only one thing I can add to that: Anybody got a match? — Rene Marie in her tribute to the ultimate Catwoman, … Continue reading

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Now That’s How You Beat A Photo-Radar Speeding Ticket

by Ben Bullard Virginia resident Nate Cox, an Army vet whose license plate reads “ENDW4R,” received a speeding ticket in the mail last May alleging he was behind the wheel when his Honda Civic was (allegedly) clocked by a photo-radar … Continue reading

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Manufacturers Change Look of AR-15; Rifle Is Now Legal in New York State

The Corner The one and only. By Charles C. W. Cooke Pass a stupid law, get a stupid result. This, Clash Daily reports, is a remodeled AR-15, and it is legal in New York despite the state’s “assault weapons” ban: When the opponents of “assault … Continue reading

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11 YR OLD SHOOTS ILLEGALS (That’s called getting ER Done right the lst time!!!)

BUTTE , MONTANA Shotgun  preteen vs. Illegal alien Home Invaders … Two illegal aliens, Ralphel  Resindez, 23, and Enrico Garza, 26, probably believed they would easily  overpower home-alone 11-year-old Patricia Harrington after her father  had left their two-story  home. It … Continue reading

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Dr Zimmerman’s Tuesday Tip : The Success Formula In 5 Easy Steps

“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” — Bill Cosby, TV star and comedian Suppose you were asked to summarize your life in six words. What would you say? When a … Continue reading

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Quotes for the Day, Saturday February 08, 2013

Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give … Continue reading

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