Monday , 20 May 2019

Finance

USAF Paints F-16 Jet With Russian Color Scheme For ‘Training Purposes’

Nellis Air Force Base’s Facebook page published a video of a General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon Friday belonging to the 64th Aggressor Squadron in a new paint scheme that resembles Russia’s fifth-generation stealth fighter, reported The War Zone. “A new adversary has arrived. The GHOST is here! Be afraid!,” Nellis Air Force Base Facebook said. The new color scheme was chosen ... Read More »

Facebook Registers New Fintech Firm In Switzerland

Authored by Max Boddy via CoinTelegraph.com, Social media giant Facebook has apparently formed a new financial tech firm, Libra Networks LLC, according to a filing on the Geneva Commercial Register. image courtesy of CoinTelegraph Libra Networks was registered in Geneva on May 2 by Facebook Global Holdings II LLC. Per the official filing the firm provides: “…services in the fields of finance and technology, as ... Read More »

In Turkey, Many Celebrated As Notre Dame Burned

Authored by Uzay Bulut via The Gatestone Institute, The official Facebook page of Turkey’s pro-government daily, Sabah, for example, is filled with praise for the destruction of the cathedral. Sadly, Islamic supremacism not only targets the churches of Western Christians. It targets Yazidi, Zoroastrian, Buddhist and Hindu temples too. These religious minorities in the Muslim world are completely vulnerable, defenseless and ... Read More »

Visualizing The Countries In Range Of Iranian Ballistic Missiles

As tensions heighten between Washington and Tehran, fears about a military clash in the Persian Gulf are growing. As part of its military arsenal, Iran maintains a sizeable quantity of ballistic missiles, and as Statista’s Niell McCarthy notes, it is also known to have supplied its allies with short-range ballistic missiles, particularly Hezbollah. Since the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah war, Iran is thought to ... Read More »

The Origins Of The Deep State In North America, Part 3

Authored by Matthew Ehret via The Duran, Click here for part one:  The Rise of the Round Table Movement and the Sad Case of Canada (1864-1945) Click here for part two: Milner’s Perversion Takes Over Canada (1945-1971) Our first two installments have dealt with the origins of the Deep State in North America by reviewing the creation of the Rhodes ... Read More »

Which Companies Have the Highest Revenue Per Employee?

Submitted by Priceonomics Each year, the annual Revenue Per Employee rankings for the S&P 500, the 500 largest American companies listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ are relased. Revenue Per Employee (RPE) can be a measure of how efficiently companies utilize human capital. In this report, we will examine the top performers and the worst performers and compare to our rankings from last year. Before we ... Read More »

Panic Grips Pakistan After Children’s Doctor Infected Over 500 With HIV

A horrific story has sent shock and panic through Pakistan, further entering global headlines at the end of this week: Pakistani police are holding a doctor on suspicions that he intentionally infected over 500 people, including 400 children, with the HIV virus. The investigation began after an HIV epidemic was uncovered in an urban district of Pakistan’s south starting in February, and ... Read More »

California’s Housing Bubble’s So Bad, 100s Forced To Live On Boats 

California’s housing affordability crisis is getting worse. Affordability in San Francisco is now at 10-year lows, and only one in five households can afford to purchase a median-priced single-family home in the Bay Area. The crisis has driven many people onto the water, living on makeshift boats, outside marinas, and wealthy communities. The floating homeless population in wealthy Marin County, ... Read More »

Will 5G Undermine Weather Prediction?

Via Cliff Mass Weather and Climate blog, There have been a number of media stories this week about a major threat to weather prediction:  the sale of electromagnetic spectrum for new 5G cellphone service.   The problem is that some of the wavelengths being auctioned off for 5G are critical for an important class of weather satellites, with 5G signals potentially ... Read More »

Despite “The Greatest Economy Ever,” 40% Of American Families Still Struggling 

With the economic expansion almost a decade old, the unemployment rate has fallen to five-decade lows, and real wage growth has modestly expanded. President Trump has touted today’s economic environment as “the greatest economy ever,” despite a new study showing 40% of Americans struggle to afford housing, utilities, food and or health care. The findings from the Urban Institute highlight ... Read More »