black swan

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large Australian swan having black plumage and a red bill

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Finally in Jim Kidger Division Six, Blue Ball MS remain top despite losing 5-4 to second place Black Swan B&W, and Top Railway One Bad Apple had an excellent 8-1 win against Crown KM to move up to third.
I am counting black swans and they are keeping me awake.
This year's success is the culmination of an incredible rise for the team at The Black Swan, led by brothers Tommy and James Banks, who took over the establishment at the ages of just 17 and 19.
Local Government Minister Mark Furner said while Governing from the Gold Coast earlier this month, the Palaszczuk Government heard loud and clear from the community that Black Swan Lake was a much-loved local asset.
Renaud "Ron" Piccinini, a risk authority and black swan expert, talked with ThinkAdvisor about the election, risk management and the DOL fiduciary standard rule.
It's in helmsley that wellknown chef Alan O'Kane, from Sunderland, has been - since March this year - showing offhis not inconsiderable culinary talents at the acclaimed Black Swan hotel.
First, a stop at the Black Swan for a drink and some lunch.
Poseidon Nickel has purchased the dormant Black Swan nickel mine and concentrator 53 km northeast of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, from Norilsk Nickel for A$1.
7 July 2014 - Russian diversified mining and metals company MMC Norilsk Nickel OJSC (MCX:GMKN) said today it had agreed to sell its Black Swan and Silver Swan nickel assets in Western Australia to local mineral exploration firm Poseidon Nickel Ltd (ASX:POS).
Life at the Center of the Energy Crisis - A Technologist's Search for a Black Swan George H.
The Black Swan focuses on the extreme impact of certain kinds of rare and unpredictable events (outliers) and humans' tendency to find simplistic explanations for these events retrospectively.
According to Taleb, black swan events will always seem obvious in hindsight, and the trick is always be prepared for the most unlikely worst case scenario.
After two quiet decades of tropical cyclone activity in the United States, Hurricane Andrew--considered a black swan of its time--catapulted the catastrophe modeling industry into prominence.
The title of the book, The Black Swan, might, at first glance, appear to be a book about the ballet, Swan Lake; but, instead it is a discussion about our ability to predict the future through the use of empirical (primarily statistical) methods.
Ballerina thriller Black Swan was the most complained-about film of 2011, it has been revealed.