Monthly Archives: January 2015

SPT Pro, Marsha Waggoner is Runner Up In The Aussie Millions HORSE Event! – Senior Poker Tour

The SPT is so proud of our Pro and Australian Poker Hall Of Fame Member, Marsha Waggoner for being runner up in the Aussie Millions HORSE event! She takes home $21,225 for this impressive run. Congrats we are so proud … Continue reading

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Aussie Millions: Marsha Waggoner Runner-Up and Maria Ho 5th in HORSE Event | PokerWomenNews

The women down under have come off to a great start at the Aussie Millions. First Xuan Liu finished runner-up in a 6-max NL event for $71,500 and today the final table of the $2,500 HORSE event, that saw Marsha … Continue reading

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The Megyn Kelly Moment

The anchor has brought Fox News a more unpredictable approach to red-meat politics. Can she draw a more unpredictable audience? Source: http://www.nytimes.com http://www.foxnews.com/shows/the-kelly-file.html See on Scoop.it – iLife

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The Psychology and Economy of Conspiracy Theories | VICE | United States

Why do people believe in conspiracy theories, and who’s profiting from the industry they’ve created? Source: http://www.vice.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Computers Are Learning How To Treat Illnesses By Playing Poker And Atari

You’ve got to know when to hold ’em. Know when to fold ’em. And know when to walk away because the game you’re playing has been rendered trivial by an advanced algorithm. Poker has been solved. Mic… Source: fivethirtyeight.com See … Continue reading

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Is Poker a Game of Skill – Empirical Evidence? – The LINA WANG JOURNEY

That poker is a game of Skill is pretty obvious to me. Like life, poker involves challenges, critical decisions made at the right time, and the consistent ability to meet those challenges head-on. Source: http://www.linapoker.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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It’s Official: President Obama Is The Best Economic President In Modern Times

A new economic report, published by Forbes.com on September 6, 2014, clearly shows that President Obama is the best economic president in modern times. It’s not an opinion, it’s a fact, based on al… Source: http://www.addictinginfo.org See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Richest 1% Likely to Control Half of Global Wealth by 2016, Study Finds

A report by the charity Oxfam offers a warning about deepening global inequality ahead of this week’s annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Source: http://www.nytimes.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Google Calico: Has Digital Health Just Become Redefined Around Immortality?

Infinity and the search for longevity (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I’ve just taken my Google Glass and set them aside–at least for now. The new fascinating thought that is running through my head is the bold and curious venture of Google called … Continue reading

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Understanding Calico: Larry Page, Google Ventures, and the quest for immortality

Yesterday, Google CEO Larry Page announced what is perhaps his company’s most audacious project: a life science startup called Calico that will pursue solutions for aging and its associated… Source: http://www.theverge.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Poll: Hillary Clinton Comfortably Leads Mitt Romney And Crushes Jeb Bush

A new Democracy Corps poll revealed some very bad news for Republicans as Hillary Clinton leads Mitt Romney by a comfortable margin while she crushes Jeb Bush as voters remain openly hostile to electing another Bush president. Source: http://www.politicususa.com See … Continue reading

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New Israeli Cancer Vaccine Triggers Response In 90% Of Cancer Types

An Israeli biotechnology company is developing immunotherapy that’s designed to prevent cancer from returning. Source: nocamels.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds – Telegraph

A person’s entire immune system can be rejuvenated by fasting for as little as three days as it triggers the body to start producing new white blood cells, a study suggests Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Engage or Die: John Hagel of Deloitte on The Next Era of Marketing

For those of you just joining us (and perhaps still devising your New Year’s resolutions), welcome. These posts are focused on conversations that The Economist Intelligence Unit has had with six marketing visionaries, folks like Seth Godin and Aditya Joshi, … Continue reading

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Your Friends Sort of Know When You’ll Die

No precognition required. Mostly it’s because there’s more of them than there are of you. Source: http://www.psmag.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Wall Street Doesn’t Want You Unless You’re a Robot

Recruiters say communication skills and analytical thinking are far more important than entrepreneurship or risk-taking Source: http://www.businessweek.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Scientists ‘delete’ HIV virus from human DNA for the first time

A team at Temple University in Philadelphia used a combination of a DNA-snipping enzyme to eradicate the viral genome from the human cell. Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk See on Scoop.it – iLife

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A Message From the Dispossessed: Chris Hedges

The Paris massacre, evil though it was, delivers a crucial communication from the Muslim world about the Western hubris and violence that fuel the rage of the powerless. – 2015/01/11 Source: http://www.truthdig.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Petition to Keep the Pressure on Iran

Petition to Keep the Pressure on Iran.

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15 Global Challenges for the Next Decades, by Jerome C. Glenn

Jerome Glenn addresses the 15 Global Challenges to create a better future. Finance, the environment and society must be improved with technology. Source: http://www.bbvaopenmind.com   World population is growing; food, water, education, housing, and medical care must grow apace.Fresh water … Continue reading

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Dreaming the wrong dream – Opinion – Jerusalem Post

Dreaming the wrong dream – Opinion – Jerusalem Post.

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Dreaming the wrong dream

We don’t need better hasbara, or “public diplomacy”; Improving a message that doesn’t work won’t make it work; But we do need different hasbara. Source: http://www.jpost.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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The religious cleansing of Middle East Christians

Melancholy, frustration, outrage, deep pessimism, shock and exasperation seem to be the dominant themes when experts discuss the plight of Christians in the Middle East. Source: http://www.jpost.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Super-antibiotic could wipe out diseases from MRSA to TB

In tests, the new medicine, called teixobactin, rapidly cured infections that should have been fatal, say scientists reporting in the journal Nature. Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk See on Scoop.it – iLife

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TSRI Scientists Find Drug That Helps Huntington’s Disease-Afflicted Mice—and Their Offspring

News Release Source: http://www.scripps.edu See on Scoop.it – iLife

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