Barnes & Noble is spinning off Nook, but what does that mean for Microsoft's investment in it?
Barnes & Noble has officially confirmed plans to spin off the company's Nook tablet and e-reader business, more than two years after it first announced plans to do so. As part of its ... both Barnes & Noble and the impending Nook company by allowing ...
Go On And Call Me Fat; It's True
What does that even MEAN ... powerful about seeing the word "fat" in print (metaphorical though that print may be in a virtual environment) when it isn't attached to pictures of headless fatties and headlines about my impending death -- and how much ...
What does Sarkozy mean by the term “liar”?
In fairness to Sarkozy, he used the word “liar” advisedly. What does it mean to be a “liar ... The simple inattention of the world community to Egypt’s impending catastrophe astonishes. Last week we learned that Egypt’s liquid foreign exchange ...
Voldemort, Morlock, Mordor: What Do All These Villains Have in Common?
Aside from all being villainous, what does J.K. Rowling’s Voldemort, H.G. Wells’ Morlocks, and J.R.R. Tolkien’s Moria, Mordor and Morgoth have in common? The root “mor.” And these shady characters and locations associated with impending doom ...
What A Government Shutdown Means For D.C. Statehood
We'll find out later tonight if there will be a federal government shutdown and ... there's one question that's lingers with the impending shutdown, and more pointedly, the Council's defiance of it: What does this mean for D.C.'s quest for statehood?