Benjamin Simonowicz

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Millennials Aren't Buying Homes, but Not for the Reason You Think

As student debt has exploded, young consumers are taking out fewer mortgages and auto loans. But are student loans really to blame?<p>There’s a familiar …

Some home sellers want to take everything, including kitchen sink

It's not unusual that a favorite light fixture does not remain in the house when it is sold. And every once in a while, a house will be listed with the special notation that certain outside plantings don't transfer.<p>But an entire kitchen?<p>Yes, according to a listing that caught Cindy Jones' eye …

Real Estate

If lawmakers don't act, rents could rise in NYC

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Cynthia Chaffee's Manhattan apartment would likely go for more than $5,000 a month if the landlord charged market price. But …

Housing

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Cases

The Galaxy Note 4 and every Galaxy Note before it has always had a huge support when it came to accessories. With so many to choose from it can be a little bit confusing and difficult to decide so we’re here to round up some of the best cases and accessories that you can get for your shiny Galaxy …

Operating Systems

Two astronauts to spend a year in space

American and Russian to test effects of long-term space flight on body and mind over year at International Space Station without artificial gravity<p>Like characters in a sci-fi movie, two astronauts will soon learn what it is like to spend a year orbiting Earth on board the International Space …

Space Exploration

5 can't-miss apps: 'Squares,' Reuk, MoneyWiz 2 and more

'Ace Ferrara and The Dino Menace'<p>MoneyWiz 2<p>Reuk<p>'Squares'<p>'WRC The Official Game'<p>Between kicking off the New Year and fighting off your first hangover …

How the American Museum of Natural History preserved the world's loneliest tortoise

Museums are using dead animals to help us appreciate the living ones<p>Lonesome George was the last of his subspecies and that was just half his troubles. The Pinta island tortoise spent a portion of his life being nudged to mate with a similar species, but all three clutches of eggs never developed …

Asteroid theory crashes and burns

John Bowler (Letters, 31 December) is puzzled why the European Space Agency keeps saying that 67P is a comet. He claims it is an asteroid and objects to the ESA’s poor science.<p>A few clues. The ESA has access to expert astronomers, and might just know what it’s talking about. The name …

Space

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South Africa

Samsung's Smartphone Business Is Slipping, But We're About To Learn Its Plan To Fix That

There, one of Samsung's three CEOs, BK Yoon, will give the opening keynote for the conference.<p>However, the keynote won't focus on the biggest profit driver at Samsung, its mobile phone and tablet business. That segment is faltering and mostly to blame for Samsung's 60% drop in profits from a year …

Virtual Reality

Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

Research supports theory that drought and climate conditions reduced Mayans from a regional power to survivors abandoning cities to virtual extinction<p>What are sinkholes and what causes them?<p>A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in …

Archaeology