What we've done on Mars, and what's next
(CNN)-- The much-celebrated Mars rover Curiosity is headed for Mount Sharp, where it will help scientists explore the question of life on Mars as it climbs up and up. Meanwhile, however, NASA's budget for planetary exploration is slated to go down ...
Lost world -- what happened to Mars?
(CNN)-- You may have heard it before: billions of years ago Mars probably looked more like Earth does now, with clouds and oceans and a much thicker atmosphere. It may even have had some type of microbes. But now it's a barren, frozen desert. So what happened?
It is interesting because McDonalds controls so much of what the Franchisees do (I worked on the BK account at an agency a few years back and this kind of control was one of the HUGE advantages McD had over BK), what they buy (all from McDonalds) etc. I ...
Firefox 3.6 is Mozilla's Windows XP
Mozilla has unleashed Firefox 8.0. But despite this aggressive upgrade schedule, Mozilla is having a hard time convincing Firefox 3.6 users to upgrade. Here are worldwide usage share figures from StatCounter for the past 7 days: According to the data ...
What Is Due Diligence For Linear Dividend Growth Stocks?
The value of dgr is 'a' (the slope) divided by the last dividend data point. I get a much better feel for a company's dividend growth history (and potential dg future) from looking at an 8-year graph than from screening on 1,3,5 year dividend growth data.