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Mortgage rates are rising — Kevin O'Leary says follow these tips to buy a home that will appreciate

<b>Mortgage interest rates are on the rise</b>, so the cost of borrowing money to buy a home is becoming more expensive for many Americans.<p>And that can have …

Real Estate

The Electric Vehicle Future Is Already Boosting Miners’ Earnings

The booming electric vehicle revolution is flowing through to the bottom line of a growing list of global miners, who are reaping higher profits from …

Electric Vehicles

How the NSW government disrupted insurance through the cloud with icare

Now a year in operation, icare shook the bureaucracy of government service delivery, and the monopoly of private insurers, with the mandate of being …

Malcolm Turnbull

B.C. vows crackdown after Globe investigation reveals money-laundering scheme

Through millions of dollars in private lending and mortgages, people connected to the fentanyl trade are parking their illicit gains in the Vancouver-area property market – and using alleged threats, extortion and deception to make sure they get their money back. Kathy Tomlinson and Xiao Xu …

Corruption

7 Simple Marketing Strategies to Use in 2018

Say goodbye to marketer's block; these creative marketing strategies can boost your brand and make an impact in 2018.<p>If you're anything like me, one of the biggest reasons you tune into the Super Bowl each year is to check out the latest and greatest commercials. I don't know about you, but I, for …

Marketing

Japanese ‘Ikigai’ Philosophy Could Be the Secret Formula to a Long and Happy Life

Many of us spend our entire lives trying to achieve happiness and the perfect life balance to leave us fulfilled. So what is the key to living a full, fruitful life? In Japan, a concept called <i>ikigai</i> is central to finding one’s satisfaction and meaning in life. In fact, <i>ikigai</i> translates to “reason …

Happiness

Homes Available For Lease In The Houston Area

Find homes, condos, or apartments for lease in Houston and other communities in the Patch Real Estate Guide<p>HOUSTON, TX — If your lease is up, or you …

Real Estate

8 Meditation Techniques to Try

Learning how to meditate can be very simple, and it's one of the best things you can do for your health and overall well-being. Meditation is an …

Meditation

Aspark Owl Bests Tesla Model S With A 0 - 60 MPH Run Under 2 Seconds

It wasn’t pretty, but it sure was fast. A prototype supercar mere millimeters off the ground without so much as a decent paint job flew across a stretch of asphalt behind a warehouse in Japan, nearly driving into some vegetation before stopping.<p>That’s how the Aspark Owl made good on its promise of …

Tesla

'Ignored for too long:' B.C. NDP government takes aim at housing costs with tax measures

Budget introduces to tax on speculation, raises foreign buyers tax and widens its scope<p>Stabilize, crack-down, build and protect — key tactics the …

Housing

This Is the Minimum Salary Needed to Have Your Own Apartment in Boston

Hint: It's cringeworthy.<p>By · 2/20/2018, 3:33 p.m.<p>Photo via iStock<p>There’s a good chance that if you’ve lived in Boston for years, you’ve shared a …

Real Estate

Uber is slowly quitting developing markets in Asia — here's why India is probably next

Uber is slowly backing out of developing markets in Asia.<p>It has already merged its Chinese business with Didi Chuxing, a ride-sharing giant which has funded several of Uber's competitors.<p>A Friday report from CNBC suggested Uber would pursue a similar deal for its Southeast Asia business, selling …

India

What do rising interest rates mean for homeowners?

Mortgage payments might go up, but the market as a whole will likely shrug<p>Since the housing collapse 10 years ago, the U.S Federal Reserve has maintained a loose monetary policy, keeping interest rates low and providing easy access to credit.<p>But with the economy nearing full employment and …

Real Estate

People Want 3 Things from Work, But Most Companies Are Built Around Only One

Strike up a conversation about work values, and it won’t be long before someone brings up a pyramid — a famous psychologist’s best-known theory. Abraham Maslow’s big idea was that we all have a hierarchy of needs: once our basic physiological and safety needs are fulfilled, we seek love and …

Employee Engagement

China is betting big on electromagnetic railguns and catapults

Just as the U.S. Navy is pulling away from the technology.<p>China has been making under-the-radar advances in railguns and other electromagnetic technologies, a move that's particularly notable considering the U.S. Navy has just recently reduced its efforts developing this kind of technology.<p>As …

As Whole Foods merges with Amazon, local suppliers watch and worry

Whole Foods discovered Jenna Huntsberger's cookies in 2015.<p>Treats from her bakery Whisked, then based out of a Washington, D.C., incubator forfood startups, sold so well in the first store that more stores started calling. Huntsberger's products would eventually be sold in about 15 Whole Foods …

eCommerce

Bigger, faster, stronger: China’s ever-evolving military tech

Just ahead of the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, Chinese president Xi Jinping visited a satellite launch site in the southwest Sichuan province, where he cheered the modernization and technological advances of China’s military. The setting was appropriate: Beidou 3 satellites were about to be …

Military

India inches ahead in the race to build a Hyperloop

Plenty of places have committed to exploring the economic viability of building a Hyperloop, but nobody has been brave enough to say they'll actually construct one. It's why the news coming out of India's latest announcement is such a big deal, because it includes a pledge to build a working test …

High-speed Rail

China's J-20 stealth fighter jet has officially entered service

Ready to "safeguard China's sovereignty, security and territorial integrity."<p>The People's Liberation Army Air Force has officially deployed its J-20 stealth fighters to frontline fighter squadrons. Shen Jinke, a PLAAF spokesman, told the Xinhua News Agency that the new fighters were ready to …

Military

Website follows journey of Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster through space

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster may have slipped the surly bonds of Earth, but you can still follow its path through the Solar System. Satellite guru Ben Pearson's unofficial Whereisroadster.com website is tracking the EV based on NASA data and his own flight modeling (which, it turns out, is more …

Tesla

How the Air Force planned to put men on the moon

Just months after Sputnik's launch, the USAF had a manned lunar landing program all figured out.<p><b>Note</b>: <i>This story, published in 2015, is being re-promoted as part of our #sputnik60 celebration of the planet's first artificial satellites, Sputnik 1 and 2. For the month of October 2017, we will be</i> …

Why General Motors Could Be Leaving Korea for Good

General Motors recently announced that it will close one of its four assembly plants in South Korea in May. Could this be the first domino to fall?<p>In …

General Motors

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

Mathematics

Engineering against all odds, or how NYC’s subway will get wireless in the tunnels

Never ask a wireless engineer working on the NYC subway system “What can go wrong?” Flooding, ice, brake dust, and power outages relentlessly attack the network components. Rats — many, many rats — can eat power and fiber optic cables and bring down the whole system. Humans are no different, as …

Telecoms

GA WOW Houses: 2-Level Study, Huge Porch, 67-Acre Estate

Look inside some of the top homes on the market across Georgia, along with some of the latest listings closer to home.<p>Whether you're looking for a …

Real Estate

The Psychology of Expectations

Perhaps you have heard the saying "Expectations are premeditated resentments." I believe that this slogan, which apparently originated in 12-step …

Psychology

The 1 Question That Leads to Success, According to Tony Robbins, Jim Carrey and BuzzFeed Publisher Dao Nguyen

It's a counterintuitive way to get what you want, but it works.<p>Whether you're a movie star, motivational coach, or the publisher of a wildly popular website--or an entrepreneur--asking one question makes the difference between failure and success. Or between success and phenomenal success. That's …

Jim Carrey

The 7 Cheapest Franchises on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 List

Seven inexpensive franchises you can buy for less than $5,000.<p>Associate Editor, Contributed Content<p>Starting a business isn't cheap. You have to worry about all sorts of costs, from finding a location and hiring employees to more mundane things like buying supplies and paying bills. If you're …

Entrepreneurship

Curbed Comparisons: What $250K buys in the Southern California desert

From Palm Springs to Pioneertown<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Curbed Comparisons</i><i>, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various neighborhoods. This week, we’re going a bit further afield, taking a look at five homes in the</i> <i>deserts of Southern California</i><i>—all within $10,000 of today’s</i> …

Real Estate

14 Underrated '90s Action Films You Should Watch Every Year

There's nothing more exhilarating than going to the movies, having yourself a seat, and watching a film where things blow up for a couple of hours. It's a great break from our own lives, and who doesn't love seeing someone say something incredibly clever, before firing a gun at a car, which causes …

Construction