• Wii UK's YouTube vid (see continued) buyers seemed to be in high spirits at the Wii main launch event at the Oxford Street HMV retailer in London, where crowds were regaled as former English footballer Ian Wright (left) took on boxing champion Ricky Hatton (right) in a quick bout at Wii Boxing. (Wright was victorious, if you must know).

    ENGADGET: Wiis sold out across the UK on day one

  • Rodriguez hasn't played a full season since 2007, missing time because of a strained quadriceps (2008), right hip surgery (2009), a strained calf (2010), knee surgery (2011) and a broken hand (2012).

    NPR: Alex Rodriguez Calls Return 'A Great Challenge'

  • Fuhu is committed to creating children's solutions that are: (1) socially responsible, (2) made right, (3) make a difference in people's lives, (4) for parents by parents, and (5) dedicated to the intellectual development of children.

    ENGADGET: Fuhu announces the $250 Nabi XD for tweens: 10.1-inch display, Jelly Bean on offer

  • This involves striking a balance of doing something right (automation) versus doing something fast (putting out a fire).

    FORBES: What Engineering Challenges Is Pinterest Facing As It Scales?

  • Six decades of Communist rule have been punctuated by battles between the left (as Mr Bo's supporters are proud to call themselves) and the right (a label that carries a stigma to this day).

    ECONOMIST: Governing China

  • In simple terms, you can exercise your right to purchase the stock at the strike price (call away) with a Call and you have the right to sell the stock at any time (put to someone) at the strike price at any time by purchasing a Put.

    FORBES: Pinning The $500 Tail On The Apple

  • Not long ago, the great economist Milton Friedman (a right-leaning libertarian) touted the virtues of a divided government to my left-leaning colleague, Quentin Hardy, the Forbes Silicon Valley Bureau chief.

    FORBES: Republicans For Divided Government

  • From various dress styles to a shirt to a skirt to a scarf or purse and even as a headscarf (pictured right), it is a staple that gives you a little less.

    FORBES: {r}evolution apparel: Crowdsourcing a Sustainable Fashion Start-Up

  • Replacing Jackson-Vanik, a law that is meant to penalize a country (the Soviet Union) and an economic system (state socialism) that no longer exist for a practice (limiting the right of Jews to emigrate) that also no longer exists, ought to be a complete no-brainer.

    FORBES: It's Time to End the Jackson-Vanik Amendment

  • The Kremlin lot's best hope is that, by weakening Fatherland, they may help other parties less threatening to themselves, for instance Yabloko (a centre-left group led by Grigory Yavlinsky) and Right Cause (a much weaker group of well-known and mostly unpopular economic reformers, such as Anatoly Chubais).

    ECONOMIST: Exit, pursued by a bear, again

  • Similarly, a drug developer could be awarded a transferable right of priority (rapid) FDA review for a new drug application as an incentive for developing a new product to treat a rare disease.

    FORBES: Magazine Article

  • This can range from substitute controllers to headsets to battery pack chargers, and their most popular product is (no surprise) for the Wii: a wand charging station (right).

    FORBES: Nyko First in Third Party Accessory Sales in 2010

  • The Broncos have a good running game (though someday the wheels will come off Willis McGahee, right?) They have a good core of young promising receivers (Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker).

    FORBES: Peyton Manning Should Sign With The Denver Broncos

  • Every prisoner will have the right to a lawyer (which they will surely demand), the right to remain silent, and the right to a speedy trial.

    WSJ: John Yoo: Obama Made a Rash Decision on Gitmo

  • "We think the recommendations we have right now (are) a good start, " Butler said.

    CNN: Flu vaccine attitudes abroad differ from U.S.

  • One of those to be eliminated, Waitakere of New Zealand, are only part-time while another, Adelaide United, earned their right at a (very long) shot at the title by losing the Asian Champions League final 5-0 on aggregate to Gamba.

    BBC: Man Utd's Japanese adventure

  • One is Harriet O'Day(ph), who I photographed in Ghana, which is on a page right near Theresa Garbett(ph), who I photographed in Atlanta.

    NPR: 'Queens': Black Women, Fabulous Hair

  • In a recent blog post, Wilson posted a photo (at right) of dozens of high capacity clips arranged in a CAD file, ready for printing.

    FORBES: Gunsmiths 3D-Print High Capacity Ammo Clips To Thwart Proposed Gun Laws

  • Anne was, for the record, everything one could hope for in a call center rep: She was passionate about doing the right thing for a disgruntled customer (me), poised and professional about how she handled my complaint, and profusely apologetic that she could not do anything to facilitate a more satisfying resolution to my problem.

    FORBES: How to Fail your Call Centers

  • The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women states in Article 14, para 2(h) that women have a right to adequate living conditions, including access to water, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child maintains in its article 24, para. 2 (c) that all children have a right to the highest attainable standard of health through the provision of adequate clean drinking water.


  • He demanded that AIP turn over certain tax documents to his campaign (his right under IRS law), then sent a letter to AIP further hounding it for confidential information (to which he had no legal right).

    WSJ: Strassel: Conservatives Became Targets in 2008

  • That Great Britain has the right to build, administer, and be sole owner of a railway connecting Haifa with area (b), and shall have a perpetual right to transport troops along such a line at all times.

    BBC: Map detailing the Sykes-Picot agreement

  • In Sweden's recent election the far-right Sweden Democrats won seats for the first time, denying Fredrik Reinfeldt, the prime minister, a centre-right majority (he is now running a minority government).

    ECONOMIST: Charlemagne: A false prophet | The

  • Eos represents musicians who broke away from the Performing Right Society (PRS) in a row over payments.

    BBC: Faders in studio

  • So, while sentiment is still against stocks right now (a good contrarian indicator), investors are realizing that they hate other asset classes even more.

    FORBES: 5 Rocket Stocks to Buy Before the World Ends

  • Assuming that these new books are right (not a fully warranted assumption), and that many students are increasingly disengaged from the academic part of the college experience, it may be because the system has become too big and too heterogeneous to work equally well for all who are in it.

    NEWYORKER: Live and Learn

  • Similarly, the AluBase (right), also a Wagner design, lets you stand your laptop up vertically in order to maximize your desk space, and it comes with interchangeable sleeves to fit the various Apple laptops (we actually think this works better than Twelve South's BookArc, though it's not necessarily as good-looking).

    ENGADGET: Just Mobile talks about working with Apple and why it manufactures in Taiwan exclusively

  • You may recall that ZTE unveiled its Snapdragon MSM8960-powered Grand X LTE handset (pictured right) just a few days ago, but as it turns out, the original Mimosa X design is still very much alive under that new Grand X moniker, and we were able to play with both Android 4.0 devices at Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai.

    ENGADGET: ZTE Grand X (U970 and N970) and Grand X LTE (T82) hands-on

  • In one hand (a hand resting listlessly against his right temple) he is holding a cigarette.

    NEWYORKER: Labyrinth

  • Paralyzed by this prediction, and struggling to come to terms with his unrequited love for his mentor's younger wife, Clara Schumann (a formidable musician in her own right), Brahms embarks on a decades-long struggle to compose his first symphony.

    NPR: Marin Alsop: Orbiting the Symphonies of Brahms

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