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Filmmaker Mark Duplass says investing in stocks and living on a budget helped him launch his career

The producer of Netflix's "Wild, Wild Country," says paying low rent in Austin, Texas and investing in stocks like Netflix and Apple in his early 20s …

Investing

General Electric Turns Lower, Trims Cash Flow Guidance

General Electric Co. (GE) shares erased gains on Friday, July 20, as weakness in the company's power unit weighed on profit and led the company to …

General Electric

Public shareholders got high today on Tilray, the first marijuana company to IPO on Nasdaq

Tilray, a five-year-old, British Columbia-based medical cannabis company that sells its products to patients, researchers, pharmacies and even governments, saw its shares get high (sorry) on the Nasdaq today, after the company priced 9 million shares at $17 apiece shares and watched them soar, …

Cannabis

Grammar rules you were taught at school that are wrong

Do you remember being taught you should never start your sentences with “And” or “But”?<p>What if I told you that your teachers were wrong and there are …

Linguistics

Ryan Reynolds Has Something To Say About The Small Sunglasses Trend

An appraisal, of sorts<p>Ryan Reynolds doesn't pull any punches. He regularly makes fun of his wife, Blake Lively - a favour she often happily returns. He once tore apart co-star Josh Brolin in a live roast. And now, it seems the fashion industry's appetite for tiny sunglasses are in his …

Ryan Reynolds

Cancer patients who use alternative medicine die sooner, study finds

Cancer patients who choose alternative medicine over standard, proven cancer treatments are more likely to die, researchers reported Thursday.<p>Complementary medicine did no apparent harm if people used it alongside conventional surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, the researchers found. But when …

Cancer

Get Ready For The "Bitcoin Bounce"

It’s been a brutal six months for crypto-currencies.<p>Bitcoin, Ethereum, and hundreds of other cryptos have gotten <i>crushed,</i> falling 70% or more from …

Cryptocurrency

The Suits In John Wick Are Better Than Ever

The houndless ex-hitman is back in some tremendous tailoring<p>With <i>John Wick</i>'s return comes a vast catalogue of the absurd and the glorious: Eastern European crime syndicates, enigmatic female assassins, Keanu Reeves (on horseback, because why not) and, most importantly, some very impeccable tailoring.<p>…

Pocket Squares

FamilyOFive: YouTube bans 'pranksters' after child abuse conviction

YouTube has banned a family of vloggers from its platform, after the parents were convicted of child neglect in the course of filming their popular “prank” videos.<p>Michael and Heather Martin,who post videos under the name FamilyOFive, were sentenced to five years of probation for child neglect in …

Internet

9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

Parenting

This Incredibly Popular Supplement Is Pretty Much Useless, Says Huge New Study

Here's why.<p>There's a growing body of evidence to suggest most vitamin supplements don't do all that much. In fact, a study earlier this year found …

Research

Here's why a Bugatti Veyron oil change costs $21,000

Approximately 99.99 percent of the human population will be aghast at the notion that a car's service could cost upward of $20,000, but if you need to change the oil on your Bugatti, your options are limited. Here's why it costs that much.<p>Royalty Exotic Cars, a company that specializes in renting …

Sports Cars

Single-family rental units have never been easier to buy

Online platforms like Roofstock, OwnAmerica bring institutional tools to mom and pop landlords<p>Roofstock CEO Gary Beasley was browsing through his company’s website while on a flight to New York when his neighbor leaned over and asked what he was looking at. Beasley explained that Roofstock is an …

Real Estate

"I Was a Starter Wife": Inside America's Messiest Divorce

In the middle of her headline-grabbing divorce settlement from Elon Musk, Justine Musk reveals the truth about her marriage to the multimillionaire cofounder of PayPal, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX.<p>In the late spring of 2008, my wealthy entrepreneurial husband, Elon Musk, the father of my five young …

Relationships

The Death of a Parent Affects Even Grown Children Psychologically and Physically

Grief is both real and measurable. Scientists now know that the death or your father or mother will forever alter your brain chemistry and may also …

Psychology

There’s A Way To Dress Cool Even If You’re A Short Guy

Being the short guy can be tough. Trouser legs always need altering, shirt sleeves are often inches too long, and the typical winter scarf wrapped …

Men's Fashion

California woman covered 'head to toe' with bees in critical condition after attack

A California cleaning woman was left clinging to life Monday morning after she was attacked by a large swarm of bees that “covered her from head to toe,” in an attack so severe, rescuers skipped protocol during their response.<p>The woman, who is in her mid-50s, was stung hundreds of times by the …

Los Angeles

Meet the Billionaire Investing Guru Whose 27-Year-Old Book Is Now Selling for $3,000

A bootlegged Kindle version spiked before getting pulled off Amazon.<p><i>Margin of Safety</i>. It sounds like it could be the title of an old action movie — …

Investing

So how good are the Amazon Prime Day deals? Just don't ask Alexa

LOS ANGELES -- The "deals" for Amazon Prime Day are everything we expected.<p>Great, generous discounts on Amazon's own products, close-outs on Amazon and other brands' products that didn't do well, and so-so deals on a lot else.<p>The surprise: It wasn't possible to see some of these purported deals …

Tech Trends

Netflix Shares Plunge as Subscriber Growth Misses Expectations

<i>By Alisha Haridasani</i><p>Netflix shares plunged by more than 12 percent after hours on Monday after the video streaming giant failed to meet expectations …

Markets

This Is the Only Way to Eat Corn This Summer — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

Amazon suffers glitches at the start of Prime Day, its biggest shopping day of the year

Amazon suffered glitches at the start of Prime Day on Monday, slowing sales on the e-retailer's biggest shopping day of the year.<p>Amazon's annual …

eCommerce

I Resigned 3 Months After Receiving the Biggest Promotion of My Career, and It Was the Best Decision I Ever Made

Despite a huge raise, what I really wanted was something my CEO could never give me: to be my own boss.<p>Three years ago, I received the biggest promotion of my career. After spending 10 years selling Oracle's enterprise software--and working my way up from inside sales to sales director--I had …

Entrepreneurship

2018 IRS Federal Income Tax Brackets Breakdown Example (Married w/ 1 Child)

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) changed up the personal income tax brackets, exemptions, and deductions. Here is an updated graphical breakdown of a …

Retirement

How to spot age-related macular degeneration

Fifteen years ago, Lorna Blakeney thought she had a lump of mucus in her eye. “I was sitting reading a book after lunch and suddenly realised there was something in my left eye. I tried to blink and rub it away. I thought a night’s sleep would help. But in the morning, it was still there. I didn’t …

degeneration

Owning an Amazon delivery business: The risks, rewards and economic realities of the tech giant’s new program for entrepreneurs

Amazon has a new idea for anyone who has ever dreamed of owning and running a small business, but was daunted by the hurdles, or didn’t know where to …

Enterprise Tech

Mom's Post About Daughter Trapped In Front-Loading Washer Is A Must-Read

Mom says her daughter locked herself inside the washer while the family was still asleep<p>All parents are intimately familiar with the washing machine …

Parenting

Budgeting Doesn’t Work, So Try This Instead

An expert guide on how not to overspend this summer.<p>Congratulations! If you’re reading this article it means you’re (very likely) a real life adult …

Personal Finance

How to Record the Screen on Your iPhone or iPad

Need to capture exactly what’s on your screen? The built-in Screen Recording tool can create a video of your screen activity and can also help you …

Google Chrome

In Twitter Purge, Top Accounts Lose Millions of Followers

Many celebrities, politicians and so-called social media influencers found their Twitter followings knocked down a few digits on Thursday as the company slashed tens of millions of suspicious accounts from the totals.<p>For example, the actor Ashton Kutcher, an active member since the company’s early …

Social Media