Grammy Whammies

Nov. 30-Dec. 6: Grammy Whammies & Runner-Up Rebounds The 52 annual Grammy nominations were announced this week on a Wednesday night TV special hosted by LL Cool J, and it was definitely ladies night, with Beyonce (10 nominations), Taylor Swift (eight), and Lady Gaga (five) leading the pack. But one diva who was somewhat surprisingly […]

Beowulf Part 2

Set against the coming of Christianity, this is the story of the last hero: in 507, a monstrous troll wrecks havoc in the mead hall of the Danish king, Hrothgar. He offers rewards for the death of Grendel, so Beowulf, a great and boastful Geat warrior, arrives with his thanes. Beowulf sets aside his armor […]

Beowulf Part 1

Set against the coming of Christianity, this is the story of the last hero: in 507, a monstrous troll wrecks havoc in the mead hall of the Danish king, Hrothgar. He offers rewards for the death of Grendel, so Beowulf, a great and boastful Geat warrior, arrives with his thanes. Beowulf sets aside his armor […]

Graduate Degrees With the Best Futures

In a tough job market, it makes sense to look for ways to set yourself apart from the competition. But is extra school the best — or most cost-effective — way to advance? This year, 26 percent of graduating seniors headed for a graduate or professional degree, up from 24 percent last year, according to […]

Best Places to Raise Your Kids: 2010

See which town ranked highest in BusinessWeek’s fourth annual survey of the Best Places to Raise Your Kids. Hint: It’s in Illinois You’d think that the character of a village that grew from 12,000 to 60,000 residents in less than 40 years might have changed with the population. But young families move into Tinley Park, […]

UNLIMITED Godfather Points

Learn how to get UNLIMITED Godfather Points on Mafia Wars: We made this great page with some top-secret information on how to WIN at Facebook Mafia Wars! Zynga earns money with Mafia Wars through various offers and will reward you with Godfather points. Godfather points are like rebate dollars. A great deal a lot of […]

Hong Kong Newspapers

Asia Times Online newspaper that reports and examines geopolitical, political, economic and business issues from an Asian perspective. bc Magazine Hong Kong entertainment magazine. Computerworld Hong Kong IT insight for Hong Kong technology professionals. Geoexpat.com Expatriate website providing news, resources, forums, classifieds and jobs listings. Hong Kong Herald Online newspaper for Hong Kong, presenting local […]

Fla. lawyer charged

Fla. lawyer charged with $1B investment fraud FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A once high-flying attorney who courted politicians and celebrities was arrested Tuesday on federal racketeering and fraud charges alleging he operated a $1 billion investment scheme involving phony legal settlements. Lawyer Scott Rothstein was led into the Miami FBI office in handcuffs following his […]

Bracing for Another Market Crash

Bracing for another market crash The markets have made quite a comeback this year. But is it too much too soon? NEW YORK (Money) — Question: I’m very worried that we may see another stock market correction. Since the market low of early March, my 401(k)’s value has risen 77%, which seems like an awfully […]