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2015-02-17 23:12:19

Presenters include Harry Markowitz, Nobel laureate in economics, Doug Hubbard, author of How to Measure Anything, and Sam Savage, author of The Flaw of Averages, consulting professor at Stanford

2013-09-18 23:02:37

Markowitz, a Nobel Laureate, is being recognized for his “Game of Life” computer simulation, which considers individuals’ retirement plans Philadelphia,

2008-10-14 21:00:13

The U.S. Justice Department is suing the state of Vermont, claiming it violated the Uniformed Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, officials said Tuesday.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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