Tracking Quotas for April 10, 2016:


(Apr.16.10) -

life and health insurance owned $1.9 billion worth of stock in the fast-food industry  ---»

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From the edge of the edge, we praise the forward thinking of those who hedge their bets in the current system: Companies providing life and health insurance owned $1.9 billion worth of stock in the fast-food industry – Jack in the Box, McDonald’s, Burger King, Yum! Brands (KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, and others), and […]



(Apr.14.10) -

Janelle Monae – “The ArchAndroid” Trailer  ---»

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Yes, Janelle Monae (all posts), the best of the tuxed Mayweather freedom fighters, has a new trailer on the back of her must-watch Tightrope asylum freshness… the Arch Android, BIA: Janelle Monae – “The ArchAndroid” Trailer (Monae Interview) and YES, thats a CITY ON HER HAT….



(Apr.14.10) -

John Schoenherr, Artist Emeritus  ---»

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Sadly, John Schoenherr, the artist known for Dune, Anne McCaffrey’s “Weyr Search” and “Dragonrider,”, and early Analog science fiction magazine covers (under John W. Campbell Jr. and Ben Bova), died recently on April 8, 2010. He did an incredible amount of childrens books and art, including the excellent “Owl Moon” by Jane Yolen and several […]



(Apr.14.10) -

2nd Icelandic Volcano Erupts, 800 evacs  ---»

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800 people were evacuated yesterday when an Icelandic volcano beneath the Eyjafjallajokull (nearby the Myrdalsjokull glacier field) erupted, right after some small, 1 and 2 magnitude earthquakes, its being reported. The volcano is under the glacial fields, and about 100 miles east of Reykjavik, Iceland. This is also the same volcano that first erupted this […]



(Apr.14.10) -

China Earthquake, Qinghai, 7.1, Hundreds Dead  ---»

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A shallow, 7.1 Chinese earthquake in northwest China, near Tibet, has killed at least 400 people, with injured 8,000, and an unknown number still buried under building rubble and debris. Details about the rescue efforts are starting to come in, with rescue squads from Chengdu already arriving. At least one vocational college has collapsed entirely. […]



(Apr.11.10) -

American Apparel Rummage Riot  ---»

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Another great American cultural export: this time, to the country that exported the founders. London, UK was the site of a recent fashion consumer hipster riot: The screams of the crowd are just… titillating.



(Apr.08.10) -

Malcolm McLaren Dead  ---»

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The funeral tones of Big Ben are a little less in your face: Malcolm McLaren died today in Switzerland. His init obituary from the Times: 2:45 p.m. | Malcolm McLaren, the impresario, promoter and self-promoter who once claimed to have invented punk rock, and who assembled and managed the youthful, unruly members of the Sex […]



(Apr.08.10) -

HP on Memristors: Replace Transistors, Flash Drives?  ---»

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Memristors, that weird missing 4th type of electronic circuit and poster child for smaller, faster computer memory, are in the news again with new abilities: apparently, not only are they on course to double storage capacity in half the time flash and ssd drives will, but now they can also do some basic logic right […]



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