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How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

North Korea

The Best Movies of 2017

Celebrating the finest movies offered up by both the multiplex and the art house.<p>The end of the year is here, meaning it’s now time to definitively celebrate the finest movies that made their way to the multiplex and the art house. Over the past twelve months, moviegoers have been gifted with a …

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

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How To Overcome Your Own Laziness

s<p>You read productivity tips, you've used a million to-do list apps, and you promise yourself every month that you're going to start being productive, …

Watch for These Top 5 Sky Events of 2015: Eclipses, Comets, and Planets

Starstruck<p>Lunar eclipses and the innermost planets will take center stage in the heavens.<p>Stay tuned, stargazers—the year ahead offers many heavenly delights, including a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potentially surprising comet.<p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the …

How The Father Of ETFs Thinks You Should Invest Now (And For The Next 30 Years)

<i>Ask Lee Kranefuss for a stock pick and he will begin by telling you that 90% of the variance in investors’ returns comes from asset allocation rather than security selection. He’ll eventually add, “You can have some great wins with individual securities, but you can have some great losses too. In</i> …

Democrats’ new plan to fight inequality is pretty good — but makes one big mistake

<b>(Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)</b><p>Why House Democrats’ plan to tax Wall Street and help the middle class is being held under by the “submerged state”<p>Elias Isquith<p>January 12, 2015 7:20pm (UTC)<p>I know that beggars can’t be choosers, and that ours is a time when economic liberalism shuffles meekly through the …

Joseph Stiglitz: Thomas Piketty gets income inequality wrong

The famed economist reveals the real reason the rich are getting richer — and what it means for the rest of us<p>Lynn Stuart Parramore<p>January 2, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz has been writing about America’s economically divided society</i> …

Income Inequality