Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:49:03 GMT

Payday loans -- and endless cycles of debt -- targeted by federal watchdog
Minnesota Public Radio News
But these deals, typically called payday loans, also pack triple-digit interest rates — and critics say that borrowers often end up trapped in a cycle of high-cost debt as a result. Now, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is preparing to unveil a framework ...

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:49:39 GMT

Cycling Weekly

Chain Reaction Cycles invites Jeremy Clarkson to host cycling show in early ...
Cycling Weekly
Online bike shop Chain Reaction Cycles, has got in on the April Fools early this year, allegedly inviting former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson to host its fortnightly internet cycling show. Clarkson was dismissed this week from his contract with the BBC ...

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:07:25 GMT

Predicting Eclipses: How Does the Saros Cycle Work?
Universe Today
Ancient cultures recognized the mathematical vagaries of the lunar and solar cycles as they attempted to reconcile early calendars. Our modern Gregorian calendar strikes a balance between the solar mean and tropical year. The Muslim calendar uses strictly ...

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