Benny the Bull Kiss Cam at the Chicago Bulls vs. Boston Celtics game where Benny the Bull swooped in and stole the Celtic's fan's girlfriend after he was on the phone and didn't realize they were on the kiss cam! The idea is that couples images are displayed on the big screen over the basketball court and if your image is shown you should kiss your partner. That's the theory. Watch till the end
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from Lakshman Achuthan, Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer of ECRI
We recently introduced the International Long Leading Future Inflation Gauge (ILLFIG), designed to be a long leading indicator of the international inflation cycle, which is a relatively new feature of the international economy. The ILLFIG leads the international inflation cycle by a little over half a year, on average, and is used in sequence with the 11-Country Future Inflation Gauge.
Infographic Of The Day: The Progress Of Facebook's 10-Year Masterplan
In the company's first 10 years, Mark Zuckerberg transformed Facebook from a college side-project into a multi-billion dollar platform. Today's infographic details Facebook's masterplan to potentially make the company a $1 trillion colossus. It's worth noting that Facebook is technically already about one year into the 10-year plan, and that the infographic has been updated to include the latest developments in the company as of 2017.
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Written by Sig Silber
Ocean temperature anomalies this week are far less dramatic than last week. Perhaps this suggests less drama in the forecasts. We discuss again why we believe the calls for an El Nino are a bit bizarre. Mostly we discuss the current 6-10 Day, 8-14 Day and Week 3-4 forecasts for the U.S. which surprisingly are more controlled right now by the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico than the Pacific. We also review the overall World situation.
from The Conversation
-- this post authored by Luke Kemp, Australian National University
The conventional wisdom that the United States should remain under the Paris Agreement is wrong. A US withdrawal would be the best outcome for international climate action.
Written by Jeff Miller, A Dash of Insight
The holiday-shortened week ahead features many economic reports, including the most important. The biggest news is at week's end, so both market participants and pundits will have time to settle in after the long weekend. When they get around to the calendar, I expect many to be asking:
Will we finally see Godot some volatility?
26May2017 Market Close: Wall Street Closed Flat And Unattractive Ahead Of The Three-day Weekend, Bot
26May2017 Market Update: Wall Street Quiet Ahead Of Three Day Weekend, Fractional Upwards Trend In C
26May2017 Pre-Market Commentary: Wall Street Set To Open Fractionally Lower, Crude Oil Stabilizes Af
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward remains in positive territory for over one year - after spending the previous 35 consecutive weeks in negative territory. This is compared to RecessionAlerts similar weekly leading index.