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 ...
What Do You Call It?
The use of “aught” to mean “nothing,” “zero,” or “cipher” is a nineteenth-century corruption of the word “naught,” which actually does mean nothing ... privy to intelligence memos warning of impending harm from militant-Islamist ...
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?
What Does ‘Pareidolia’ Mean and Why is it Dangerous?
Or at the crabs with the faces of Asian warriors: There is a word for this ... Some other sign of impending doom? I could go on. Heart palpitation? It’s a quick and vague stimulus that usually means absolutely nothing. But do you add meaning where ...
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 ...