How not to create a graphic for the ice bucket challenge.
This one that people are sharing is poor viz and misses the key point that donations are only a part of overall funding. People give to otherwise underfunded diseases.
Russia’s meddling in eastern Ukraine became a stealth invasion, which has become an overt invasion. But it was all done just gradually enough, and with just enough uncertainty around each incremental escalation, that Russia has managed to invade a sovereign European country, in the year 2014, without sparking any larger war or the credible threat of any substantial response beyond sanctions.
As a new contributor to Yahoo Finance Contributors, I’d like to begin by talking about a few books that have had a big impact on my investment philosophy. I believe that by using quantitative, rules-based and historically tested investment strategies, we can override our human hard-wiring that…
Annnnnd Jim O’ has his first post up. Cant explain how excited we are to have this Five Star General on board!
Very excited to have all this great talent come together from the vision of philpearlman . Been a blast getting Yahoo Finance Contributors launched.
Authorities in Singapore, where gay sex is illegal,have withdrawntwo children’s books about gay couples from libraries. Ina statement, the National Library Board suggested that gayness and family values are incompatible: “Young children are among our libraries’ most frequent visitors. Many of them browse books in our children’s sections on their own. As such, NLB takes a pro-family and cautious approach in identifying titles for our young visitors.” The two books areAnd Tango Makes Three, inspired by two real male penguins who hatched an egg together, andThe White Swan Express,about four couples — one of which is a lesbian couple — who travel to China to adopt baby girls. The books will be pulped,according toTime.
Really. They take a “pro-family approach”? They don’t do irony in Singapore I guess, in that at least one of these books is about the positive aspect of a family.