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Bookshop chain Waterstones sold to Elliott Advisors

<b>Book chain Waterstones, has been bought by activist investment firm Elliott Advisors for an undisclosed amount.</b><p>James Daunt, the chain's chief executive since 2011, will remain in the post under the new ownership, along with his key management team.<p>Mr Daunt said the sale was a "very happy outcome …

Aquascaping: the addictive hobby that's making gardeners grow underwater

When James Wong was growing up in Singapore, aquariums were the norm. “Having fish as pets is just a thing that people do,” the botanist, broadcaster and Gardener’s Question Time regular says. “I grew up in an environment where 90 per cent of people don’t have gardens. But even if you had a tiny …

20 Ideas For Making Your Home Look Classy AF For Under $20

Pretty doesn't have to be pricey.

Trading places: the rise of the DIY hedge fund

Naoki Nagai, a 36-year-old Harvard graduate who grew up in Japan, is a one-man hedge fund. For the past 16 months he has written hundreds of …

A little-known startup that has quietly amassed 100,000 Wall Street users just scored a big investment

You might have heard of the high-speed market-maker Citadel Securities or the interdealer broker TP ICAP. Then there's TruMid, the bond-trading platform backed by George Soros and Peter Thiel, and the Treasury-trading startup OpenDoor.<p>One little-known firm connects them all — and many more Wall …

Engineering a hoodie

Who said developers couldn’t sew<p>Last summer, my wife bought me a sewing machine for my birthday. I’ve been asking for one after watching Youtube …

HEDGE FUND MANAGER: There's crucial info about the market out there that most investors are missing

Manoj Narang of MANA Partners told Business Insider that his New York hedge fund would process data from the options market.<p>"There are certain areas, because of the nature of our business, where we have a proprietary edge in data collection," Narang told Business Insider in a recent interview. "So …

Hedge in the cloud: funds outsourcing computing power step into unknown

LONDON (Reuters) - Tucked into the attic of a Georgian building in London’s West End, seven people run a $200 million hedge fund following artificial intelligence formulas. But the supercomputers that process their complex algorithms are nowhere to be seen.<p>A exterior view of building where hedge …

Hedge Funds

DIY 3 Awesome Pallet Project

Another 3 pallet DIY today. I just love our reclaimed wood projects.<p>They are free and very versatile. They can be repurposed to build anything you …

Woodworking

One of the biggest hedge funds in the world has released a video to 'demystify' how it makes money

Man AHL, a London-based quant hedge fund that manages about $19 billion, is trying to "demystify" how it makes money.<p>The new video, which you can watch below, explains "breakout trading," one of the most popular systematic trading strategies. Anthony Ledford, Man AHL's chief scientist, says in the …

Make a Fall Wreath with Colorful Foliage

<b>Gather Your Materials:</b><p>• Hand pruners<br>• 12 branches of fall leaves (more or less depending on size of frame and number of leaves on each branch)<br>• …

How one hedge fund manager missed out on 'The Big Short'

We’ve all heard about “The Big Short.”<p>The trade was made famous by Michael Lewis’ book focused on a band of Wall Streeters who made serious money …

Markets

How Netflix helped create a pair of hedge fund stars

The prize was $1 million, and it became an obsession of many data gurus — one that was as much about the solving the problem as getting the cash.<p>One of these would-be prizewinners was Jaffray Woodriff, a quantitative hedge funder who found himself pulling eight all-nighters to try to climb to …

Open-Source CNC Farming

What's included in the kits?<p>All of the hardware you see in the video except the raised bed, garden hose, and solar panels. You'll need to provide a …

19 Terrifying Tales Of Urban Legends Coming To Life

By Eric Redding,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1sQiR3v<p>1. WITCHES COVE<p>I’ve tried to forget this for years. In high school my buddies and I used to …

Rise of the billionaire robots: how algorithms have redefined hedge funds

The 25 best-paid hedge fund managers pocketed $13bn in 2015, and most of the big winners relied on programs, not contacts, for their big wins<p>On Wall Street, you eat what you kill. And boy, can they eat. According to a just-published annual survey by Institutional Investor’s Alpha magazine, the 25 …

Hedge Funds

Tutorial: Christmas 'Chalkboard' Gift Wrap

<i>*update! we've been at it again! be sure to check out this year's chalkboard packaging 'take 2' with new tips, doodle ideas and instagram inspired</i> …

Get Bespoke Handbound Books From A Workshop In South London

Away from the noise of Wimbledon greyhound stadium is a tiny bookbinding workshop at the back of a printer's warehouse on an industrial estate. You …

DIY Wedding Tutorial: Let there be light | Wedding Ideas

By Sonia Collett<p>Posted 2012/06/12<p>In DIY / Tutorial, Reception<p>3<p>I have a couple of very quick wedding tutorials for you today and this one is really, …

The Secret Tech Behind Disney's Haunted Mansion Illusions

“Perhaps Madame Leota can establish contact,” the Ghost Host decides. “She has a remarkable head for materializing...the disembodied!” As the Ghost …

Haunted House Captures Hilariously Frightened Faces of Visitors

Halloween is a holiday that is defined by many traditions, including: getting dressed up in costumes, applying some wickedly cool makeup, carving extraordinary pumpkins, and eating a ton of candy. One particularly exciting ritual that many people partake in every year involves the thrill of …

Costumes

5 Insane Moments From The Creepiest Haunted House Ever

Haunted houses are a thing I enjoy, which probably goes a long way toward explaining why I write about them so much. (No such explanation for Donald …

Carving Rocks with a Dremel

There is something very gratifying about carving into a rock. This project was kind of therapeutic. I was thinking I’d carve some words into rocks …

Reupholster Your Car Door Fabric

Last year, I came across an awesome pin. To cover the {ugly} door fabric on your car! I don’t know what took me so long to finally do it, but I’m so …

jingle all the way

I know. My family should probably kill me. It’s not even November, much less December. But goodness gracious, if you want to stay ahead of the game, …

Hazelwood Homes — Coming Soon

20 Creative DIY Project Ideas

We all have many old and unused items lying around in our homes or garages waiting to be thrown away. I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but there’s a …

Crafting

Coffee Filter Letters

Good morning Lil Luna readers, it’s Sarah here from over at Boxwood Clippings and I’m excited to share a project with you today.<p>A couple of years …

Coffee

Make A Wine Barrel Inspired Tray

I wanted to make something handmade and personal for my <i>friends’ wedding recently</i> and I decided on an oversized wine barrel inspired tray. I used a …

Upcycle – Recycle project: Turn a wine bottle into an etched water carafe.

I love how some restaurants just put a bottle of water on the table and you can refill your own glass. That concept and a plethora of empty wine …