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Single Family Rental REITs: Strong Quarter Amid Housing Shortage

<b>REIT Rankings: Single-Family Rentals</b><p>In our <i>REIT Rankings</i> series, we introduce and update readers on one of the fifteen real estate sectors. We rank …

Investing

Ethiopia After the Revolution: Vultures Return to the Land of Sheba

<i>“The vultures will first peck out your eyes and then tear out your livers.”</i><br>–Ernest Hemingway to American journalists, in Ethiopia, 1935<p>Dogs bark all …

13 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Stock

Got your cursor hovering over the “buy” button? Please hold your fire. Before putting your cash on the line to buy a stock, take the time to answer these key questions about the opportunities, risks and your expectations.<p>Here are seven questions to guide your research and uncover what makes a …

The Most Botched NFL Draft Pick Ever | Longform - SI.com

The Most Botched<p>NFL Draft<p>Pick Ever<p>One ill-fated 1982 phone call jump-started the NFL's longest run of ineptitude. The bizarre and calamitous story of …

When Evidence Says No, but Doctors Say Yes

Long after research contradicts common medical practices, patients continue to demand them and physicians continue to deliver. The result is an epidemic of unnecessary and unhelpful treatments.<p>First, listen to the story with the happy ending: At 61, the executive was in excellent health. His blood …

Medicine

How racial bias could be hurting Silicon Valley’s bottom line

By Tracy Jan<p>Reporter<p><i>Update: The shareholder proposal to diversify Apple's leadership ranks failed on Tuesday, with less than 5 percent voting in favor. The failure to meet a 6 percent vote threshold kills the proposal for three years.</i><p>Apple shareholders will decide next week whether to force the …

Take a Quick Tour of the Mind-Boggling Universe of Mathematics

Math is often considered synonymous with pain, boredom and frustration. It’s not uncommon to hear someone say, “ugh, it’s like doing math.” But math …

Mathematics

The Founder: A Game About The Dark Side Of Silicon Valley

“The only way to win is not play,” says designer Francis Tseng.<p>The year is 2001.<p>You’ve just started a company and are working out of your apartment with a few employees and your cofounder. You’re hoping to disrupt an industry–any industry–with your social network and advertising service. But as you …

The 50 Best Mutual Funds and ETFs, Period

Use these to build your portfolio.<p>Last year, investing was like being the proverbial duck in the pond. On the surface, everything may have seemed …

Is Your Emotional Intelligence High or Low? Here Are 10 Ways to Find Out

Hint: Emotionally intelligent people are not afraid of expressing their feelings clearly and directly.<p>One of my favorite topics to write about is emotional intelligence in leaders. I say this because a culture of high leadership EQ will produce dramatic results.<p>On the flip side, low leadership EQ …

The Founder Is an Acerbic, Uncomfortably Timely Bite of McDonald’s History

The title of the Ray Kroc biopic <i>The Founder</i> is mocking, acidic, a dig at the man who called himself the founder of McDonald’s but, as the movie …

McDonald's

The MLK History Forgot

During his last three years on Earth, Martin Luther King went through hell.<p>In January 1966, Martin Luther King Jr.—founding president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Nobel laureate and the nation’s most prominent civil rights activist—moved his family into a squalid tenement …

Black History

Look out, hobbits: Marlon James is working on an epic fantasy trilogy

Marlon James, who won the Man Booker Prize for his novel "A Brief History of Seven Killings" and is one of The Times' critics at large, is working on an epic fantasy trilogy in the mode of J.R.R. Tolkien.<p>James was inspired to write the trilogy years ago, after learning that the cast of the "Lord of …

Books

A third of US inmates suffer abuse and neglect because prisons don't take this major law seriously

The alleged violations include a case in Washington state where an inmate with neuropathy, a nerve condition that can cause numbness in the hands and feet, ended up living on the floor of his cell in solitary confinement.<p>The prisoner, 50-year-old Curtis Graham, claims he was forced to urinate in …

Disability

When America meddles in foreign elections, it doesn't hack. It murders.

The assertion of sundry anonymous officials in the CIA that Russian hackers deliberately influenced the 2016 presidential election has driven many …

PATIENCE

<b>Patience</b>. DanielClowes (Fantagraphics). One of the reigning masters of the graphic novel form, Daniel Clowes (<i>Ghost World; The Death Ray</i>) delivers a devastating tour-de-force that blends drama, intrigue, magical-realist elements and intense character studies, in his clear,accessible style that has …

Drama

What Every Parent Should Know About Sleep

<i>Learn 11 things about sleep that parents can use to improve health and nighttime routines of their children.</i><p>American kids are winning; unfortunately, what we're taking first place in is sleep deprivation.<p>Many kids and teens aren't getting enough sleep for a variety of reasons. In one large-scale …

Sleep

Snapshots: Saint Étienne's urban doodler with a sense of humour

The street artist known as Oak Oak uses the urban elements of his home town of Saint-Étienne, an old industrial town in France, to create humorous, site-specific art. “What I like about street art is that you can find somewhere to draw anywhere and it is a surprise for the people who find it,” he …

Art

Donate sperm, get an iPhone 6S? In China, yes

Applemania has been sweeping through China over the past year, with the larger displays on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus increasing the brand's popularity in the People's Republic. Now hospitals in the country are taking advantage, offering money for the just-unveiled iPhone 6S in exchange for regular …

Chelsea Clinton: The lurking threat to child survival

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sometimes, when we look around, it can seem that our world is worse off than it's ever been. But despite intractable problems, there is good news: Untold millions of people are living healthier, more productive and more secure lives than ever before.<p>One of the most important areas where …

It's Mike Trout's 24th birthday, so let's stack him up against some all-time greats

Michael Nelson Trout. Mikey T. Michael, Michael, Motor (All-Star) Cycle. The Fish God!<p>However you address him, the 23-year-old reigning AL MVP turns …

Airbus has patented a jet that could take you from Tokyo to Los Angeles in three hours

Imagine a transcontinental flight that allowed you to wash your hands of screaming babies and cranky flight attendants after just a few hours. Airbus wants to make it so. The aircraft manufacturer has patented an “ultra-rapid” plane that could fly at more than four times the speed of sound. The …

Los Angeles

Ask a North Korean: what happens on your wedding day?

In an ongoing series, NK News poses a reader’s question to a defector. This week: why the Supreme Leader and chickens are a fixture at every ceremony<p>In North Korea, your wedding isn’t just <i>your</i> moment, because the government and Workers’ Party often intervene. There’s no such thing as a bouquet …

North Korea