The Event Chronicle
20 minutes
This leads one to wonder if there is a link between Goldman Sachs and this White House position. It would certainly make sense, especially because Mnuchin is only one of at least six of Trump’s top advisers and Cabinet nominees tied to Goldman Sachs. Plus, the firm has had ties to the White House in the past. However, Mnuchin no longer works for Goldman Sachs; he eventually left to work for SFM Capital Management, a firm backed by billionaire George Soros. Mnuchin then went on to work directly for George Soros at Soros Fund Management ( source ). Soros is well-known for making strategic political donations to essentially fund revolutions and then profit on the chaos. He also made a killing off European forced migration and other colour revolutions around the world. Given that Trump is a self-proclaimed advocate for “anti-establishment,” it’s surprising that he would appoint someone with close relations to the elite and the DNC.
Futurity
24 minutes
Combining techniques from a field called resurrection ecology with a look at lake sediments reveals surprising evolutionary responses to heavy-metal contamination over the past 75 years. Mary Rogalski hatched long-dormant eggs of Daphnia , tiny freshwater crustaceans also known as water fleas, that accumulated in the lake sediments over time. After rearing the critters in the lab, she exposed them to various levels of two heavy metals to see how their sensitivity to the environmental contaminants changed over time. Surprisingly, she found that sensitivity to copper and cadmium increased as the levels of those toxic metals rose in the lakes she studied. These findings are unexpected because evolutionary theory predicts that a population should adapt quickly to a stressor like this and become less sensitive to it, not more sensitive to it.
Top Speed
30 minutes
And its not surprising that Cadillac wants a piece of the compact market, as this is where a lot of car makers are making huge profits. Having missed out on sales for so many years, Caddy is finally trying to catch up. The question is, will the XT3 be good enough to give the BMW X1 and Audi Q3 a run for their money? We will find out soon enough, but until then, lets have a look at what we already know about the upcoming XT3. Continue reading to learn more about the Cadillac XT3.
TIME - News
an hour
I think John and I would like to have that professional and personal relationship as comedians and friends. Who have been the most surprising Oh, Hello fans? Kroll: Bruno Mars came in L.A. and once Mulaney saw Wolf Blitzer in the third row, and I cracked up on site. Near the end of the run, I looked out and saw Stephen Sondheim, which was pretty cool, and Chance the Rapper saw the show in Chicago. Between Wolf Blitzer, Chance the Rapper and Stephen Sondheim, thats our average audience member. Martin Short got prahnked hard last night but not before wrestling us to the floor of the stage like the show biz royalty he is. #2much2na #OhHelloBroadway A post shared by Gil and George (@ohhelloshow) on Nov 21, 2016 at 11:05am PST At the Spirit Awards youll have more celebrities in the audience at a time when ceremonies have been significantly political .
TIME - Top Stories
an hour
I think John and I would like to have that professional and personal relationship as comedians and friends. Who have been the most surprising Oh, Hello fans? Kroll: Bruno Mars came in L.A. and once Mulaney saw Wolf Blitzer in the third row, and I cracked up on site. Near the end of the run, I looked out and saw Stephen Sondheim, which was pretty cool, and Chance the Rapper saw the show in Chicago. Between Wolf Blitzer, Chance the Rapper and Stephen Sondheim, thats our average audience member. Martin Short got prahnked hard last night but not before wrestling us to the floor of the stage like the show biz royalty he is. #2much2na #OhHelloBroadway A post shared by Gil and George (@ohhelloshow) on Nov 21, 2016 at 11:05am PST At the Spirit Awards youll have more celebrities in the audience at a time when ceremonies have been significantly political .
The Points Guy
an hour
A few months ago, I was able to take advantage of an unbelievable mistake fare from San Francisco (SFO) to Auckland (AKL) , where I paid just $361 for the round-trip ticket — with a deal like that, how could I not jump at the opportunity?! But I also had to find a place to stay, so I decided to make the most of my time in the city by staying at a couple of different propertiesstay tuned for full reviews of the others, coming soon to TPG. In This Post Booking The Hilton is one of the only points-hotels in Auckland, which was kind of surprising to hear when I first started looking at places to say. I ended up booking my one-night stay at the property during a Hilton sale and the total came to 334 NZD (~$240). It's a Category 7 Hilton hotel requiring 30,00060,000 Honors points for a free night, so based on TPG's most recent valuations , I came out ahead by paying in cash rather than redeeming points since it would have otherwise cost me 50,000 Honors points per night.
Wired
2 hours
Washington Free Beacon
2 hours
I was pretty confused. I thought, "What picture am I in and how did it end up in this book?" Clicking through and reading the excerpt on page 100 of High Treason didn't help matters much. There was no picture, just a description of one: I'm hanging out with the first lady of the United States and the aforementioned guys I've never heard of. We were all laughing and having a wonderful time. As I read on, I was described as being old friends with the first lady but "inconsequential to the case that was being built against her." Wait, what? What is happening here? "Maybe it's meant to be a different Stephen Gutowski?" I thought. There's a surprising number of us out there, actually. Most of the others have lived better lives than me—probably more worth writing about. There's Dr. Stephen Gutowski, who was among the first biochemists in the world to use DNA to help catch a serial rapist .
Daily Express - Entertainment
2 hours
NINTENDO Switch fans have just been given some surprising news, as Square Enix admits that a popular PS4 and PC MMORPG could make its way to the console.
Mental Floss
2 hours
The Huffington Post
2 hours
He then turned and gave Michael Keaton a bear hug. In both cases, it would have been surprising not to hear rallying cries related to the human-rights transgressions depicted in these films. Sandwiched between the 12 Years a Slave and Spotlight victories was Birdman. The closest that movie came to tackling social ills was something along the lines of middle age = hard. Yet director Alejandro González Iñárritu, a Mexico native, politicized his acceptance speech anyway, ending with a sweet pro-immigration sentiment. This all took place during Barack Obamas tenure. In terms of Hollywoods nerve center, it was a time of relative political ease. But amid radical unrest , what does it mean to score popular cultures most luminous prize? If theres one thing we know about the Oscars, its this: Even by subjective standards, the years best movie often doesnt nab Best Picture.
WhoWhatWhy
3 hours
Daily Mail - Home
5 hours
It turns out the apparently useless packets can come in handy for everything from freshening up a sweaty gym bag to drying out your phone if you accidentally get it wet.
WhoWhatWhy
5 hours
That very sentiment was the source of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders surprising popularity during the primaries. The “people” also want stricter gun controls. If President Trump gets his way, the will of the majority is going to be overruled on every one of these issues. Instead, Trump will be turning the country over to fossil-fuel polluters (read Koch brothers), open-carry gun advocates, private school entrepreneurs, anti-abortion protestors, Wall Street predators and plutocrats who resemble his cabinet. A week after his election Trump and his family stole away to Manhattan’s “21Club, where the President-elect announced to the restaurant’s surprised customers, “We’ll get your taxes down. Dont worry about it.” “What we are witnessing now is the birth of a new political order, and the more frantic a handful of media elites become, the more powerful that new political order becomes itself.
BBC World News
5 hours
Gay sex can get you arrested in Lebanon, but has a surprising ruling in a recent case changed the future for the country’s LGBT community? BBC Pop Up is in Lebanon to find out.
OK!
5 hours
Amy Childs revealed a surprising pregnancy cravinglemon tarts [Wenn] The pregnant reality TV favourite has confessed to yearning for sour treats. She explained: "I’m craving lemon tarts like you wouldnt believe. "And I didnt even like them before! "I’m enjoying my food more. Amy Childs said she and boyfriend Bradley Wright are not thinking about marriage yet [Amy Childs/Instagram] "Sometimes I’ll wake up and have a chocolate biscuit!" The ...
OK!
6 hours
Bristol Post
7 hours
Tuesday night's defeat to Leeds United was the last straw for one Bristol City fan. An online petition for Lee Johnson to be sacked was set up and over 400 fans have since signed. The fact that we are in a dreadful run of form and staring relegation in the face, you would have expected this to be a far greater number, it is somewhat surprising that the majority of City fans still seem to be behind Johnson.It's clear how much Lee loves the club and his association with City has afforded him far...
Bristol Post
8 hours
Tuesday night's defeat to Leeds United was the last straw for one Bristol City fan. An online petition for Lee Johnson to be sacked was set up and over 400 fans have since signed. The fact that we are in a dreadful run of form and staring relegation in the face, you would have expected this to be a far greater number, it is somewhat surprising that the majority of City fans still seem to be behind Johnson.It's clear how much Lee loves the club and his association with City has afforded him far...
The Iran Project
10 hours
Financial Tribune- D uring the Tehran Auto Show that was held last week several manufacturers showed their latest models to the large number of visitors wanting to offload their locally-produced Peugeots and Prides. With the end of sanctions, Renault, Peugeot, and a raft of Chinese companies showed their latest models to the car lovers who attended the flagship event. However, more surprising was the debut of Russia's UAZ 4×4 vehicles on display directly across from the Citroen spin-off DS Automobiles stand. The three Russian automobiles included the Patriot SUV, cargo and pickup models, the latter two being variants of the same pickup platform. The Cargo is a single cabin pickup able to carry a box on the rear (great for postal companies heading off-road), while the second variant was a double cabin version. The Patriot SUV, however, had dozens of people prodding and sitting inside the white models on show.
Daily Mail - Australia
12 hours
More than 3,000 mums have opened up about the more intimate side of their lives post kids - with somewhat surprising results.
BBC News 24
12 hours
The state premier there. Our Australia correspondent Hywel Griffith gave us the latest. Yes, confirmed, as you say, in that press conference, they believed all five people who were on the plane died. When you look at the crash site and the extent of the impact, perhaps sadly it's not surprising.
Adweek
14 hours
Of the six major TV ad sales chief jobs that opened up last year, one of the most surprising vacancies was at Fox Networks Group, where Toby Byrne abruptly departed last September, a week before the 2016-17 season began. Five months later, the role remains open, as the company searches for someone to oversee almost...
BBC News 24
15 hours
Despite that, several of their players caught the attention, not just of the fans, but also of the IPL team owners. And so it's not surprising that they were a major draw at the IPL auction. Two Afghan players, one of them Rashid Khan, who went for $500,000, and along with his team mate, Mohammad Nabi, the only two Afghan players to feature in an IPL.