Ted Cruz ended his campaign after losing badly to Donald Trump in the Indiana primaries on May 3rd. In April our Lexington columnist warned that the Texan was squandering a great chance handed to him by Stop-Trump Republicans
“Anheuser-Busch InBev is focused on beer and if it were to look for targets, only a few would move the needle — and the biggest is SABMiller.”
Special Feature Why did millions of money-making post-holiday clicks suddenly disappear from the world's largest search engine? It depends on who you ask. Some people blame a soft economy, insisting that Google is well on its way to piddling quarterly revenues. But Google disagrees. CEO Eric Schmidt and company claim that they planned the whole thing - that this dip in paid clicks indicates that both Google and its advertisers are richer than ever.Google's riches rely on ads, algorithms, and worldwide confusion
Detroit's Big Three automakers are all scrambling to reassure Congress that any money they receive will not be squandered.Reportedly, wave-powered vessels were studied in Britain at the end of the 19th century. I also heard about a record of an experimental vessel that moved very slowly. However, when people in the 20th century started using fossil fuels and squandering them like water, such vessels were deemed needless.
Federal officials, who worked feverishly over the weekend to complete the restructuring, said they thought they had no choice but to prop up A.I.G., because its business and trading activities are so intricately woven through the world's banking system.
The English-language ads were introduced in January 2007 by BBDO Worldwide in New York, part of the Omnicom Group. The Spanish-language ads, due to begin appearing next Monday, carry the theme “Uncover the fun inside yourself. Become an M&M.”
Berlin Exhibitions Explore Ancient Art and Civilizations
Berlin hosts two special exhibitions exploring the art and culture of the
Lucani tribe from ancient Italy and the Babylonians. Both detail the
intricacies and complexities of two very advanced civilizations.
"These are useful distinctions for CIOs when thinking about talent management," says Austin. "An IT organization needs all kinds of talent—skilled workers in security and databases, and architects for putting lots of complex things together."
Potential consultants for Specialisterne undergo a five-month training process that familiarizes them with the intricacies of LEGO Mindstorms technology. According to the case, "There was a natural fit between LEGO robot kits, called Mindstorms, the inclinations of ASD consultants, and the work they might do for Specialisterne." --The Surprising Right Fit for Software Testing
Showbiz controls journalism by controlling access. The art world hopes to do the same, though on a more piddly level. No other domain of culture would try this one on. No publisher, fearing that an unfavourable review, would attempt to stop a book critic quoting from some novel. No producer would make a guarantee of innocuousness the price of a critic's ticket to the theatre. It just wouldn't happen. But in art, it can. And since it can, as Bill Clinton remarked in another context, it does.
adjective ━━ a. 入組んだ, 複雑な; 難解な.
having a lot of small parts or details that are arranged in a complicated way and are therefore sometimes difficult to understand, solve or produce:
The watch mechanism is extremely intricate and very difficult to repair.
Police officers uncovered an intricate web of deceit.
an intricately engraved pendant
intricacy noun [U]
the intricacy of the needlework
I enjoyed the film, but I couldn't follow all the intricacies of the plot.
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1 to discover something secret or hidden or remove something covering something else:
The investigation uncovered evidence of a large-scale illegal trade in wild birds.
The biography is an attempt to uncover the inner man.
2 to find something buried under the ground by removing the earth on top of it:
Digging in her garden, she uncovered a hoard of gold dating back to the 9th century.
a state of great excitement:
The whole country seems to be in the grip of football fever.
fevered adjective [usually before noun] DISAPPROVING
unnaturally excited or active:
The film is clearly the product of a fevered imagination.
adjective [before noun]
Have you seen the feverish activity in the kitchen?
They worked feverishly to meet the deadline.
move the needle
v., -dled, -dling, -dles. v.tr.
To use triflingly; squander: piddle away one's time.
- To spend time aimlessly; diddle.
- Informal. To urinate.
to spend or use money or supplies in a wasteful way, or to waste opportunities by not using them to your advantage:
They'll quite happily squander a whole year's savings on two weeks in the sun.
Ireland squandered several chances, including a penalty that cost them the game.