Added by Peter Bruce on January 14, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments
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In 1945, Count ,Richard Taaffe* a Dublin gem collector, was sorting through a set of spinel gems that he had bought, and found one…Continue
Added by Peter Bruce on March 30, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments
When Apple CEO Tim Cook finally unveiled his company’s new Apple Watch in a widely-publicized rollout earlier this month, most of the press coverage centered on its cost ($349 to start) and whether it would be as popular among consumers as the iPod or iMac.
Nitin Indurkhya saw things differently.
“I think the…Continue
Added by Peter Bruce on March 23, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments
Before Los Angeles Times reporter Laurie Becklund died of metastatic breast cancer earlier this month, she wrote a powerful final column. She asked friends and family not to say that she died fighting a courageous battle, a meaningless, trite phrase. She excoriated the pink ribbon and…Continue
Added by Peter Bruce on March 4, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker may be surging as an early favorite for the Republican presidential nomination — but the numbers show the person leading among potential Iowa caucus-goers often doesn’t win. In the Democratic field, Hillary Clinton is the most dominant position …Continue