Brian Harris

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Market history is calling, and it's saying stock performance will be crappy for another ~10 years

If history is a guide, it's likely to stay weak for at least another 10 years.<p>Why?<p>Because stocks are still fantastically expensive relative to most of recorded history.<p>And in the past, when stocks have been this expensive — or close to this expensive — performance over the next decade has been …

Stock Markets

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Expats Make Some Destinations Rethink How They Define a Traveler

Expats, those who leave their own countries and move to others for new jobs, self-discovery, or even retirement, are a unique traveler demographic …

Retirement

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Psychology

Ranking the world’s most powerful passports

Ten years ago, in my first job after graduation, I shared an office with a researcher called Munir who I nicknamed Dr2 because he not only had a PhD …

Time I

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Public Health

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

<b>1. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (1678)</b><p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.<p><b>2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719)</b><p>By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had …

Literature

Thailand marks blast with rites as police hunt for suspects

BANGKOK (AP) — Somber horns sounded Friday at the site of Bangkok's deadly bomb blast as officials joined a multi-religious ceremony for victims of …

Extremism

This Makeup Artist Transforms Men With No-Makeup Makeup

For many of us amateur makeup mavens, we learned all we know about makeup from YouTube beauty gurus. While we were trying out that baking technique, experimenting with cat eye or even unintentionally clown-contouring, many times it was done with the guidance of some beauty vlogger video. UK-based …

How The Cocaine Trade Affects Everyone’s Lives

The author—who lives under police protection—talks about drug barons, money laundering, and grisly murders.<p>The annual trade in illegal drugs is worth $352 billion. At the heart of it is cocaine. In <i>ZeroZeroZero</i> (the title alludes to the finest grade of the drug) best-selling author Roberto Saviano, …

10 quotes from a Sioux Chief to make you question everything

10 quotes from a Sioux Indian Chief that will make you question everything about modern culture<p>LUTHER STANDING BEAR WAS an Oglala Lakota (Sioux) …

Spirituality

Why Women Can Never Work at Tokyo's Sukiyabashi Jiro

Sorry female chefs of the world, if you hoped to one day work at Sukiyabashi Jiro, the Tokyo restaurant run by famed chef Jiro Ono, you're out of luck. And it's because you are a woman. Business Insider writer April Walloga was researching a story on the scarcity of female sushi chefs when she came …

Blue moon lights up the night sky around the world, in pictures - Telegraph

NASA Discovers ‘Earth 2.0’ Planet Kepler 452B

NASA announces the discovery of a new planet which they believe is Earth’s closest twin outside the solar system. ITV’s Alok Jha takes a closer look at Kepler 452B.

Universe

30 iconic American hotel bars everyone should have a drink at

All the major hospitality groups are filling their portfolios with new projects inside buzzy and beloved hotels. Hoteliers, too, are answering the bar-hopping public's call: multiple cocktail concepts within a single hotel are becoming the standard at big city hotels, especially those that stand on …

Andy Warhol

A Facebook trick to prevent embarrassment

How long have you been using Facebook? A year? Five years? Ten years? Even if it's been only a few months, you might have some embarrassing information lurking in your history that you don't even remember posting. Do you want your new squeeze, a co-worker, a family member or a potential employer …

June 2015

Diversity

2015 Tours of a Lifetime

Travel Photography

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Columbia University

How To Solve 6 Common Facebook Frustrations

If you're a Facebook user, you know that Facebook updates their software to introduce new features that claim to improve your experience -- and they do it without warning.<p>It's hard to find the time to study the details of the latest update, which leaves many of us perplexed when using Facebook. …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …