At Success Academy Charter Schools, High Scores and Polarizing Tactics
On the Friday before test preparations began, a calendar counting down the days to the test hung on the wall in Yale 2025, a sixth-grade classroom at Success Academy Harlem North West. The page for Monday was already displayed; in large type, it said: ...
April 6, 2015
The Top 10 Baseball Films of All Time
One of my favorite baseball moments captured in a film won't be found on this list. That's partly due to the fact that the movie it appears in, City Slickers, isn't a baseball film, even if Billy Crystal opts for a Mets cap over a standard ten-gallon ...
Why more and more artists are moving their shows away from sweaty clubs and ...
The lack of barriers between artist and audience is a main reason more and more musicians—many of whom, like Jurado, could sell out larger venues—are choosing to play in living rooms and basements. The economics aren't bad, either. Undertow has ...
March 12, 2015
Cross said Miller told him he woke up again at 6:00 a.m. because he heard Mary's alarm clock going off. Miller then went to He testified that when he arrived, he noticed Miller standing on the porch waving his hands to get his attention. Welsh said ...
March 19, 2015
BMW R90S: The Savior | ROOTS
“Right off we decided on a larger engine, and 900cc seemed right, as there were all sorts of 900cc kits on the market already. It'd have disc brakes, a five-speed gearbox, and beautiful detailing everywhere.” Lutz is describing a substantial leap for ...
March 22, 2015
The Furniture Maker Scott McGlasson
Last Monday found him laying out his high-tech design kit: a free pencil from Youngblood Lumber, a 4-foot-long straight edge, a Starrett square, a bevel, a punched metal disc and a Pink Pearl eraser. The eraser was getting . An industrial shelving ...
March 4, 2015
Why employees love staying at Marriott
On the surface it seems like a standard-issue Marriott—a modern concrete structure with a giant “M” on top, 175 rooms, ample meeting space, a nice pool outside with palm trees and orange umbrellas, all nestled in the hills with the island's mountains ...
March 5, 2015
Project Rehab 2. 0 is our in-house 1991 Fox body Mustang project designed for street/strip use on a budget. The original Project Rehab was a 1988 model that we were restoring for street, track, and daily driver duties. Out of the ashes Rehab 2. 0 rose, purchased as a mostly stripped, rolling hatchback this car is virtually rust free, and while the body has plenty of dings and scratches, the foundation is solid enough. Given that Fox body Mustangs are quite possibly the most popular platform for street car drag racing, we chose to reevaluate our goals for Rehab 2. 0 and make it more of a strip oriented car. Our goal with Rehab 2. 0 is to go well into the 10-second zone on a budget, this will include eventually throwing some nitrous oxide at it, bolt-on upgrades to the engine, and the rest of the car, and a number of DIY style stories that readers can... Eventually we’ll build a stout engine to replace the stocker, but until then we intend to push the limits of what a stock short-block is capable of. We’ll be driving this car to and from the track, and even competing in some street car shootout... Finally, Project Rehab was transported to its new home and with that we’re anxious for warmer temperatures and work to resume on Project Rehab.
We have 18 new and restock pre-order listings from Bandai. This menu includes figures like S. H. Figuarts Super Sailor Moon for $37. 99 and Sea Dragon Kanon from Saint Cloth Myth EX for $87. 99. We also have listings for lines such as Digimon, Ultraman, Soul of Chogokin, and Attack on Titan, Gundam, Kamen... Check out this awesome new Kickstarter campaign just launched by our friends over at Play With This Too. These 6” figures have tons of play value with interchangeable heads and weapons, so pledge today on Kickstarter. com/projects/44339820/play-with-this-too-lost-protectors. MARVEL AVENGERS INFINITE LEGENDS SERIES 02 BAF THANOS. The second installment of the Avengers Infinite Legends series includes Iron Man Mark XLII, Hulk, Captain America, Spider-Woman, Hellcat, and Batroc. and each of the six figures comes with a body part for the super villain Thanos. Get all the parts you need to build your very own Thanos with the Set of 6 for $139. 99 or the Case of 8 that includes an extra Iron Man and Hulk for $159. 99. and we also have Iron Man and Hulk available individually for $17. 99 each. search=avengers%20infinite%20legends%20series%2002. AGE OF ULTRON HOT TOYS HULK AND DELUXE HULK. Hot Toys is very excited to introduce the new Avengers” Age of Ultron 1/6 scale Hulk Collectible Figure. The movie accurate figure is based on the image of Hulk as seen in Avengers: Age of Ultron and features a newly developed screaming head sculpt with rolling eyeballs and a specially painted muscular body. Hulk is priced at $274. 99. The Deluxe Hulk includes an interchangeable non-articulated “Hulk Smash” pose giant green-skinned muscular upper body and is.
Sideshow Collectibles and Prime 1 Studio are pleased to present the Donatello, Raphael, and Leonardo Poly-stone Statues from the film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014). These very large and amazingly detailed statues feature movable eyes and... Continue your amazing collection of The Walking Dead mini busts by Gentle Giant with the all new Glenn Rhee Mini Bust. Digitally sculpted using photographic reference directly from the set of the hit TV series, this limited edition and individually numbered statue is made of high quality polystone and hand painted. He’s fully articulated for all kinds of sneakin’ around action, and he’s fully equipped with a pistol, knife, bazooka, iDroid, goggles, a cigar, multiple interchangeable hands, and a base. We have the Classic Scale Case of 2 up for pre-order for $23. 99 that includes Spider-Man/Peter Parker and Iron Man/Tony Stark. We also have a new collector four-pack in the mini scale for $14. 99 that includes Captain America, Wolverine, Iron Man and Spider-Man. This cool 12” tall die-cast and plastic robot figure by Marusan Toys is from Gordian Warrior (Toshi Godian), a Japanese Anime television series that aired from 1979-1981 with a total of 73 episodes. The human pilot Daigo Otaki controls the smallest robot named Protteser which fits inside a bigger robot named Delinger, which fits into the largest robot named Garbin.
Ion Trewin: Guiding hand behind lauded big-name biographies who became the literary director of the Man Booker prizes
With Professor Alex Danchev, he set up a new course in political biography ... Now his own story has to pass into others' hands. Trewin's role as the public face of the Man Booker Prizes capped a career which had sought to marry literature and commerce ...
April 9, 2015
Insiders say we're about to see Wall Street do some eye-popping M&A deals
Mergers and acquisitions are back, and the rise of the big deal is set to fuel banks’ top lines. Since the second quarter kicked off last week, bankers and hedge fund execs alike have been rubbing their hands with ... several Wall Street insiders are ...
April 9, 2015
Bruins give away their game in hand
They’re big, they’re strong and at this point I would have expected ... When Krejci gave up John Carlson for the sake of following the puck, Nicklas Backstrom found Carlson to set up Washington’s first goal. That was the end of that line, as Brett ...
April 9, 2015
Keeping Promises: Springfield has some big plans, but will they pan out?
On March 24, at a public presentation at CityStage, Springfield officials set the clock two years ahead ... it is going to be a completely renovated city,” Kennedy said. That’s a big promise, and we should hold the city and MGM to it.
April 8, 2015
Analysts React to Shell’s Big BG Group Deal: ‘Will Others Follow?’
Shell is set to pay a 50% premium to BG’s closing share price Tuesday of 910.4 pence, and will end up giving BG shareholders a 19% stake in the combined company. The deal confirms a report in The Wall Street ... a scrabble by big oil to ‘high grade ...
April 8, 2015
Grimsby business students' unique vinyl record clocks are music to ears
BUSINESS students have had little time on their hands as they aimed for an enterprise revolution ... as the hole in the middle of some of the records was not big enough to take the clock mechanism. "We were donated a number of records by teachers and ...
April 8, 2015
Big win underscores Dobbie's pool potential
looks set to dominate the junior scene for some time to come. Although the records are hand-timed and yet to be ratified, the huge winning margin leaves little doubt that Dobbie is one of the best all-round swimmers in the junior ranks. He also picked up ...
April 7, 2015