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  • How we discovered the vampire bats that have learned to drink human blood Doesn’t look like much of a threat, does he? Gerry Carter/Wikimedia, CC BY-SA Enrico Bernard, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco What’s for dinner? For some Brazilian vampire bats, these days it’s human blood. That’s the surprising outcome of my research, recently published in the Acta Chiropterologica journal, which revealed that the hairy-legged vampire bat of Pernambuco, Brazil, has developed ...
  • Silicon Valley: It is Time to Start Caring about Dodd-Frank There is so much noise around Trump’s executive orders, but when it comes to repealing Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act there is a deafening silence. While I think that EVERYONE should care, I know that financial legislation is boring to most people. But you know who it shouldn’t be boring to- VCs and ...
  • The Berlinale 2017 Diaries: The Bare Essentials – Food, Fun and Films Taxis in Berlin always turn out to be a cinematic experience. First of all the city is breathtaking, taking on several completely different looks — silvery and smoky during the day, while at night it turns into a grand dame of elegance, with its iconic landmarks gilded and all lit up. Plus, the drivers ...
  • Top 10 Wrestling Matches Of January 2017 – WWE, New Japan, Rev Pro… Top 10 Wrestling Matches of January 2017 – including WWE, New Japan and Rev Pro – as chosen by Oli Davis. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a ...
  • Brilliant Hand to God at Berkeley Rep Draws Nonstop Laughter Out of Sacrilege, Sex and Conflict Michael Doherty as Jason/Tyrone in one of the play’s lighter moments Photos by Kevin Berne Puppetry goes to the devil in Berkeley Rep’s Hand to God, and the fire it generates delivers a heavenly — or hellish — explosion of hilarity. A Broadway hit and a Tony nominee, the 2011 romp by Robert Askins had first-nighters ...
  • AMANZA – Ep.87 function spottoonResize(){ jQuery.ajax({ type : "POST", async : false, url : "https://www.spottoon.com/huff/height", dataType : "json", data : {book_no : jQuery("#book_no").val(),ch_no : jQuery("#ch_no").val()}, success : function(data, statusText, xhr){jQuery("#ifSpot").prop("src","https://www.spottoon.com/huff/view?book_no=" + jQuery("#book_no").val() + "&ch_no=" + jQuery("#ch_no").val()); jQuery("#ifSpot").prop("height",data); } }); } document.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded", spottoonResize); Updated every Wednesday Copyright ⓒ 2015 RollingStory Inc. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington ...
  • Economic Impact: Women, Monetary Worth, and the Role of HR in Enabling Financial Equity What does worth mean to you? That is the question Amanda Steinberg, poses in her new book, Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms. Steinberg is a serial entrepreneur, CEO/Founder of WorthFM, a practical savings and investment platform for women, and founder of the brilliant financial advice website for women, The Daily Worth. After ...
  • Bar Mitzvah Ceremony Brings Hope for Future As a rabbi I’ve officiated at more bar mitzvah and bat mitzvah ceremonies than I can remember. Throughout all of those beautiful coming of age ceremonies, I enjoyed watching the beaming faces of the proud parents, but I couldn’t yet relate to what they were feeling. Now I can. Earlier this month my own son became ...
  • ‘Green News Report’ – February 14, 2017 The Green News Report is also available via… IN TODAY’S RADIO REPORT: California dodges a bullet — for the moment — at Oroville Dam; U.S. not prepared for climate impacts on infrastructure; Judge rejects tribe’s request to halt Dakota Access Pipeline construction; PLUS: Extreme heat waves brings extreme fire danger to Australia… ...
  • Could The Failed Yemen Raid Become Trump’s Benghazi? The first military operation President Trump authorized, over dinner, was a troubling failure. It killed 30 civilians, including 10 children and women. It cost the life of American Seal William Ryan Owens, injured three other Americans fighters, and the crew of an Osprey that crashed-landed. It pushed the local tribes — including those that in ...
  • Uber & Ola Strike Causes Inconvenience to Public By Jeong In-seo, New Delhi correspondent, AsiaToday – The strike by Ola, Uber drivers entered its fifth day on Tuesday, posing great inconvenience to the public. The Hindustan Times and other local media outlets reported ...
  • Valentine’s Day: falling in love again Happy Valentine’s Day, my friends. Let’s make a toast to everyone and everything that we love. I’ve been looking for something joyful and inspirational to share with you on a day like this. And look what I found. The just-released documentary “Mr. Gaga” has nothing to do with the Lady of the same name. ‘Gaga’ ...
  • Small Homes Can Offer Big Returns Daniel Tonkovich & Emily Starbuck Crone When shopping for a new home, bigger is better, right? When it comes to roomier closets and more spacious kitchens, probably — but not so much when considering the return on your investment. According to a NerdWallet analysis of three years of data from Realtor.com for 20 of the largest ...
  • A Conversation With Koto Ishihara — Soloist At San Francisco Ballet This past Holiday season, residents and visitors in The City became very familiar with the beaming face of San Francisco Ballet soloist, Koto Ishihara. A major feature of the company’s media campaign for The Nutcracker was a glamorous image of the Snow Maidens captured by resident photographer Erik Tomasson. The finished poster/flyer focused on Koto ...
  • Want Kids and a Career? The Two Valentines Notes You Must Write Today Dear 29-year-old female MBA, Just a few days ago, I sat with a group of ambitious women from all over the globe. Like you, these women have poured their intellectual reserves and financial resources into their education and are ready to crush their careers and have a big impact on the world. They have drive, determination, and ...
  • Happy Valentine’s Day From Conflict And Scotch — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
  • The phony (A Latino betraying Latinos) He’s Marco Rubio, republican Senator for the state of Florida. Son of Cuban immigrants, he aspired for the presidency of the United States, but was defeated by Trump. At the time, he harshly attacked — even with mockery (or jokes) — the tycoon’s intention to build a wall on the border with Mexico. But after ...
  • Three books to ponder: is religion becoming “queer”? Just when I was starting to think that well, maybe religion gets a bad rap, I was jolted back into reality by reading three recent books on the theme of religion written by queer writers. The moniker “queer” embraces LGBT (what a friend calls the alphabet people) — which stands for “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and ...
  • Desperate Times Shakespeare could not have been more correct when he observed, “desperate times breed desperate measures.” There’s a lot of desperation in the securities industry — and for good reason. You’re no longer a clueless victim and are abandoning active management in droves. According to an article in The Wall Street Journal, for the 3-year period ending ...
  • What Makes Art Dealers Successful and How They Drive the Market Larry Gagosian, Daniel Templon, David Zwirner, and Arne Glimcher are the top art dealers to date. Undoubtedly successful, with Gagosian’s revenue hitting $925 million, how much influence do they have on the art market? A lot. These top art dealers have major billionaires and new money individuals as their clients. What makes them successful is ...