Robert Pavlovic

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What Is Litecoin, and Why Is It Beating Bitcoin This Year?

With digital currency Bitcoin taking the spotlight in 2017, it’s hard to remember the other cryptocurrencies that have been growing in its shadow.<p>An …

The American soldier who defected to North Korea — and immediately regretted it

Charles Jenkins was drunk when he made the decision that would trap him in North Korea for 40 years — and unwittingly make him into a film star …

North Korea

Unconscious Patient With 'Do Not Resuscitate' Tattoo Causes Ethical Conundrum at Hospital

When an unresponsive patient arrived at a Florida hospital ER, the medical staff was taken aback upon discovering the words “DO NOT RESUSCITATE” …

WALKTHROUGH: How traders 'pump and dump' cryptocurrencies

The group in question is the "PumpKing Community." It is one of many groups on the messaging app that appear to be dedicated to "pump and dumps" — coordinated buying that artificially inflates the price of cryptocurrencies, in the hopes of attracting outside buyers to then "flip" the currency onto …

Cryptocurrency

Forget Daylight Saving, We Should Adopt a Single, Universal Time, Scientists Say

This is a bit wild, but we kinda love it.<p>As those in the US had to come to terms with the timezone shuffle once again this week, the "Why do we do …

More married women are cheating — here’s a glimpse into their ‘addictive’ secrets

For a long time, infidelity was seen as a man’s game, a cliché story line of married business men hooking up with their secretaries. But the …

Ashley Madison

Stop Canada's War on "Passive" Investment

By: Lee Friday <br>While an unhampered market remains elusive in both countries, government policies are more anti-business in Canada than in the United …

Bill Morneau

Viewing the world through the eyes of a Trump supporter

Trump's fans are right: the coverage of their champion is utterly unbalanced<p>Aside from the sesquipedalian Conrad Black – who puzzles me, because his …

Silicon Valley's favorite diet could help with weight loss and even life extension — but there's one big pitfall

On others, you don't eat at all.<p>As strange as it sounds, the diet — known as intermittent fasting — has a lot of scientific backing. Large studies have found it to be just as reliable for weight loss as traditional diets; other studies in animals have suggested it could have other benefits as well, …

Wellness

3 Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster

One of them could save you more than $70,000 on a $200,000 home!<p>Are housing costs your biggest monthly expense? For most American families, they are. …

Personal Finance

How Warren Buffett uses numbers to gauge a stock’s qualitative strengths

<i>John Reese is chief executive officer of Validea.com and Validea Capital, the manager of an actively managed ETF. Globe Investor has a distribution agreement with Validea.ca, a premium Canadian stock screen service.</i><p>Warren Buffett continues to feel the weight of nearly $100-billion (U.S.) in cash on …

The best to-do list app right now

Get the app and then get things done<p>The best to-do list app will always be whatever works for you. One reason for the enduring popularity of pen-and-paper-based methods is that they can map perfectly to your individual needs. Bullet journals, which have surged in popularity in recent years, …

Apps

Gold Prices Will Skyrocket 700% to $10,000 With War Looming, Expert Predicts

Gold has been on a nice run of late, and one shouldn't expect it to end anytime soon.<p>North Korea's actions, including a reportedly new missile launch …

Over 59,000 people are pointing fans at Hurricane Irma in an attempt to blow it away

“That just might be crazy enough to work” is the mantra of nearly 60,000 people hoping to dissuade Hurricane Irma from making landfall in Florida. A …

Attention Broke Millennials: Here's What You Need to Know to Get Better With Money

If you don't know yourself, it can be very challenging to make a financial plan.<p><i>What should all young people know about managing money/personal finance? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer</b> …

Personal Finance

These rapidly growing companies’ shares may rise as much as 74% in the next year

Some investors and analysts say the U.S. stock market rally has exhausted itself.<p>But among large-cap companies generating sales at a fast clip, many …