Sharon M Anderson

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Factor polynomials: quadratic methods

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Will The Large Screen iPad Pro Be Apple's First In A Line Of Desktop Touch Devices?

This week’s report that Apple may already be in production on a 12.9″ iPad, dubbed the “Pro,” has been the source of much speculation. In a well researched and reasoned post in ComputerWorld, Mike Elgan comes to the conclusion that it will be an “iPad optimized as a desktop touch computer for …

Closing The 'Word Gap' Between Rich And Poor

<b>Listen · 6:29</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>In the early 1990s, a team of researchers decided to follow about 40 volunteer families — some poor, some middle class, some rich — during the first three years of their new children's lives. Every month, the researchers recorded an hour of sound …

Most vulnerable retirees struggling to survive

It isn't the retirement George Warren dreamed of.<p>Confined to a wheelchair and living on disability payments after losing his job, Warren, 63, figures he would be homeless in old age if not for a senior housing program offered by Catholic Charities of Maryland.<p>"I had plans, but life had other plans …

31 Delicious Low-Carb Breakfasts For A Healthy New Year

It's time to kick that bagel-a-day habit.

Breakfast

“The Wolf of Wall Street,” inequality and the Gatsby myth

Leonardo DiCaprio plays yet <i>another</i> Gatsby in Martin Scorsese’s dizzying, allegorical “Wolf of Wall Street”<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>December 28, 2013 5:00pm (UTC)<p>With the arrival of Martin Scorsese’s hell-for-leather American allegory “The Wolf of Wall Street,” featuring an uproarious, scenery-devouring …

Christopher's Top 10 Trailers of 2013 – /Film

<i>Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing</i> …

Dave's Top 5 Film Scores of 2013 – /Film

I think one sign of a film score’s success is how well it stands apart from its film. While the relationship should always be symbiotic, I’m always …

7 Things Americans Can Learn From Italians

If you've spent time in Italy you know that life in Italy and life in America are very different. While both cultures have their pros and cons, we think Americans can learn a lot from the way Italians live.<p>Traditionally, Italians have an easy-going and positive outlook on how to go about daily …

World’s biggest fireworks display?

Dubai sets its sights on a Guinness World Record with a New Year’s display of epic proportions.<p>It isn’t New Year’s Eve without lighting up the last night of the year with fireworks. And Dubai is taking it to the extreme this year by going for a Guinness World Record for the biggest firework display …

Visitors to Hawaii Drop for Third Consecutive Month in November

The Hawaii Tourism Authority says the number of visitors coming to the islands dropped for the third straight month in November.<p>The agency said …

Your Weekly Travel Zen: The Best Travel Photos Of 2013

Each week, we feature travel photos taken by readers around the world. For our final Travel Zen of 2013, we asked our readers to send us their favorite photos from their travels this year.<p>This week's <i>Moment of Travel Zen</i> comes to us from Priscilla Lopez. Her photo, taken atop Mt. Fuji, embodies our …

Lisbon, Portugal, Has Some Beautiful Buildings To Visit (PHOTOS)

Lisbon, Portugal, is famous for its Gothic cathedrals, winding streets, imposing monasteries and stunning museums. But did you know Lisbon is also home to some really cool architecture?<p>From the Vasco de Gama bridge to the Padrao dos Descobrimentos monument, there are many sites to be seen in Lisbon.<p>…

Follow Favorite: Southwest Compass

Seasoned travelers Juliet and Jane have been scoping out the best sights, culture, and scenery in Southwest America while they roadtrip around the …

Here’s the question we should be asking about ‘record’ Amazon Prime member growth

This past Thursday Amazon issued a press release announcing a record-setting holiday season for the company, leading with statistic that “more than one million customers become new Prime members <b>in the third week of December</b>” (emphasis added).<p>New subscriptions were so popular, according to Amazon, …

In 2013, Share Of U.S. Mac & iPad Sales Go Down, Chromebook & Android Sales Go Up

There’s good news and bad news for Apple. The good news is that the Cupertino-based company sells more tablets in America than anyone. The bad news …

Netflix reportedly plans streaming purge for January 1

If you think you're going to need a "Top Gun" or "Titanic" fix from Netflix soon, you'd better get it out of the way before Wednesday.<p>Those titles are among the dozens of movies and TV shows scheduled to be purged from the movie rental site's list of instant streaming offerings on January 1, …

Google targets big brand advertisers with 'game-changing' technology

Ever since marketing pioneer John Wanamaker quipped that half of all the money he spent on advertising was wasted, but he didn't know which half, businesses have been striving to make their advertising spending accountable.<p>That was in the late 19th century: the department-store king could never …

Healthcare.Gov Passes 1 Million Enrollments

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Healthcare.gov, the struggling federal healthcare startup, finally cleared 1 million users in the …