100 years after his birth, Kurt Vonnegut is more relevant than ever to science | Science

When American novelist Kurt Vonnegut addressed the Bennington College class of 1970—1 year after publishing his best-selling novel, Slaughterhouse-Five—he hit the crowd with his signature one-two punch. “I fully expected that by the time I was 21, some scientist … would have taken a color photograph of God Almighty and sold it to Popular Mechanics magazine,” he … Read more

UNITED INSURANCE HOLDINGS CORP. Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations (form 10-Q)

The following discussion and analysis of our financial condition and results of operations should be read in conjunction with our Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements and related notes appearing elsewhere in this Form 10-Q, as well as with the Consolidated Financial Statements and related footnotes under Part II. Item 8 of our Annual Report on … Read more

“Mortgage Delinquencies Decrease to New Survey Low in the Third Quarter of 2022”

by Calculated Risk on 11/10/2022 11:33:00 AM From the MBA: Mortgage Delinquencies Decrease to New Survey Low in the Third Quarter of 2022 The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 3.45 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the third quarter of 2022, … Read more

How a Jewish sensibility informed the art and humor of Kurt Vonnegut – The Forward

Kurt Vonnegut during rehearsals for his off-Broadway play “Happy Birthday, Wanda June,” 1970. Photo by Getty Images By Benjamin Ivry November 10, 2022 Did Kurt Vonnegut, whose centenary is celebrated this year on Nov. 11, identify more with American Jewish novelists or Jewish comedians?  Though the author of “Player Piano,” “Mother Night,” “Cat’s Cradle” and … Read more

NCAA DIII Cross Country Regional Championships Saturday Preview ::: USTFCCCA

USTFCCCA News & Notes By USTFCCCA Communications, USTFCCCA November 10, 2022  &nbsp Regional Championships Saturday is almost here! You can feel the excitement in the air. From The USTFCCCA InfoZone: Meets & Results | USTFCCCA Scoreboard Let’s find out which teams and individuals are headed to the 2022 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships NEXT SATURDAY … Read more

Thursday Night Football odds, spread, line: Falcons vs. Panthers predictions, NFL picks by expert who’s 19-5

Teams looking to get back into the win column clash when the Atlanta Falcons battle the Carolina Panthers in an NFC South matchup on Thursday Night Football. The Falcons (4-5) will look for the season sweep following their 37-34 overtime victory over Carolina on Oct. 30. Atlanta is coming off a 20-17 loss to the … Read more

Appeals Court Dismisses a Third-Party Payer Class Action in Win for Zantac Makers

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! Reports about the risk of carcinogens in Zantac heartburn medications may be piling up, and lawsuits over the discontinued drug have topped more than 100,000 nationwide. But a proposed class action involving dozens of plaintiffs has now been been dismissed after courts found that it was … Read more

Mortgage rates jump above 7 percent, putting another damper on Houston home sales

After dipping briefly last week average mortgage rates eclipsed 7 percent again Thursday, putting another damper on Houston’s housing market. The average mortgage rate for a 30-year fixed loan hit 7.08 percent this week, up from 6.95 percent the prior week and more than double the rates seen at this time last year (when average … Read more