Archive for November, 2009

Navigating the Hedge Fund Maze – October 2009

November 13, 2009

October was a strong month for hedge fund news, overall. There were some notable changes among the ranks of hedge fund personalities. James Simons prepared to exit the hedge fund stage; meanwhile, Zoe Cruz stepped into the spotlight by launching a hedge fund of her own.

Unfortunately, hedge fund news in October was largely associated with scandal. Between the Bear Stearns trial of Matthew Tannin and Ralph Cioffi and the disgraced Galleon hedge fund, there was plenty of bad press to go around. Despite receiving a black eye from the corrupt–or questionable–practices of Raj Rajaratnam, Tanin and Cioffi, the hedge fund industry doesn’t have a stigma attached to it. In fact, the average hedge fund has hired more than 17 percent additional staff since January, according to Heidrick & Struggles.

Some other cool mazes, from Team Of Monkeys .com and from InkBlotMazes.com (Free Web Content)

Maze Artist Yonatan Frimer who started drawing mazes when he broke his leg.

Mazes

A Maze portrait of albert einstein created by Yonatan Frimer.

“I have always found einstein to be a fascinating person” says Frimer, “At some point he changed the course of history with his findings.”

Maze Portrait of Albert Einstein.
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“Genius Maze” – By Y. Frimer

Mazes Celebrity Portraits Activity Booklet

Zebra Maze, Created By Yonatan Frimer

November 10, 2009
Maze from Ape To Zebra Created By Yonatan Frimer
From Ape To Zebra Mazes by you.

Maze created by Yonatan Frimer. Entrances and Exits are marked with arrows.
You can find more mazes like this one at http://www.teamofmonkeys.com

and more mazes also at http://www.inkblotmazes.com

h1n1 Team Of Monkeys, Swine Flu Vaccine, Created By Yonatan Frimer

November 9, 2009

Team Of Monkeys
H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine Shots

team of monkeys maze comic swine flu vaccine, h1n1 shots

Created By Yonatan Frimer

To solve the mazes, find the entrance and exit arrows, and find the path between them without crossing over the dark ink.

More mazes like this one at TeamOfMonkeys.com and InkBlotMazes.com

 

Check out some links on Wikipedia to learn more about the topic of Swine Flu

Swine influenza

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This article is about the influenza virus endemic in pigs. For the 2009 outbreak, see 2009 flu pandemic. For the virus causing the outbreak, see Pandemic H1N1/09 virus.
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Swine influenza is endemic in pigs

Electron microscope image of the reassorted H1N1 influenza virus photographed at the CDC Influenza Laboratory. The viruses are 80–120 nanometres in diameter.[1]

Swine influenza (also called swine flu, hog flu, pig flu and sometimes, the swine) is an infection by any one of several types of swine influenza virus. Swine influenza virus (SIV) is any strain of the influenza family of viruses that is endemic in pigs.[2] As of 2009, the known SIV strains include influenza C and the subtypes of influenza A known as H1N1, H1N2, H3N1, H3N2, and H2N3.

Swine influenza virus is common throughout pig populations worldwide. Transmission of the virus from pigs to humans is not common and does not always lead to human influenza, often resulting only in the production of antibodies in the blood. If transmission does cause human influenza, it is called zoonotic swine flu. People with regular exposure to pigs are at increased risk of swine flu infection. The meat of an infected animal poses no risk of infection when properly cooked.

During the mid-20th century, identification of influenza subtypes became possible, allowing accurate diagnosis of transmission to humans. Since then, only 50 such transmissions have been confirmed. These strains of swine flu rarely pass from human to human. Symptoms of zoonotic swine flu in humans are similar to those of influenza and of influenza-like illness in general, namely chills, fever, sore throat, muscle pains, severe headache, coughing, weakness and general discomfort.