Gary Davenport

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“See ya later, suckas!” The gorgeous, cheeky obituary a five-year-old left the world.

“My name is: Garrett Michael Boofias. My birthday is: I am 5 years old. My address is: I am a Bulldog!” Those are the first words of Garrett …

Garrett

2 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 4%

These high-yield investments can turbocharge your portfolio income.<p>Investors are often told that they can safely withdraw 4% of their portfolios …

Investing

Sacha Baron Cohen Fools Republicans Into Filming Ad About Arming Toddlers

The U.K. comedian plays a character who developed a training program for toddlers to use guns.<p>Sacha Baron Cohen may look nearly unrecognizable in a sneak peek of his new Showtime series “This Is America,” but that hardly seems like an excuse for the Republican politicians who appear in a segment …

baroncohen

America's Social Security system is going broke — here's what to do before you retire

We've spent a lot of time in our regular conversations talking about the looming retirement crisis around the world.<p>The data is horrific. Pension and Social Security programs in nearly every developed nation are woefully underfunded.<p>In the United States, senior government officials including the …

Retirement

Adam Schiff Delivers The Message That Haunts Trump: Bob Mueller Knows

House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) had a message for House Republicans and Trump. It doesn't matter how much they …

Donald Trump

Indictment of 12 Russians has stunning implications

<b>(CNN) —</b> As scandal-weary as we are, we all need to take a deep breath to confront the gravity of the allegations that special counsel Robert Mueller brought on Friday against 12 members of the GRU, the Russian Military Intelligence organization.<p>The stunning accusation, in a meticulously detailed …

Donald Trump

How ‘Eighth Grade’ Director Bo Burnham Became the Voice of Two Generations

The 27-year-old stand-up became one of YouTube’s first viral stars in 2006. A decade later, he channels a modern-day 13-year-old girl in his …

Comedy

China only makes $8.46 from an iPhone – and that’s why Trump’s trade war is futile

<b>The use of China as a giant assembly floor has been good for the US economy, if not for US factory workers.</b><p>The Trump administration’s tariffs on …

Economics

The US Is Broke

<b>“The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower becomes the lender’s slave.” – Solomon</b>This is the story about Debtor, a newborn American baby. Debtor …

Economics

Jamie Raskin Just Delivered a Devastating Takedown of GOP Hypocrisy

John NicholsThe Maryland congressman exposed the absolute absurdity of Republican attempts to derail inquiries into wrongdoing by the Trump …

Donald Trump

Trump's Tax Plan Has Investors Chasing Dividends Through ETFs

A handful of dividend ETFs may owe President Donald Trump a thank you note.<p>The iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF (ticker DGRO), Schwab U.S. Dividend …

Investing

Here’s why Trump tries so hard to be on Putin’s good side — and it has nothing to do with politics

So why does Trump pander to Putin? He won’t criticize him and incessantly flatters and coddles him. He has winked at the annexation of Crimea, …

Donald Trump

‘Eighth Grade’ Is the Most Terrifyingly Realistic Movie About Teen Girls Ever

Bo Burnham’s debut feature will break your heart.<p>I saw <i>Eighth Grade</i> exactly twenty-four hours after my own 13-year-old daughter graduated from middle …

Middle School

How Rich the U.S. Is Compared to the Rest of the World, Visualized

The U.S. is often called the richest country in the world. But how rich is it, really? A new infographic from How Much, spotted by Digg, explores the …

Infographics

Tax complications: More Americans living overseas consider cutting ties with US

When Greg Swanson decided to move to Europe to get some real experience to go with his education in international business, he told himself he would stay for just two years.<p>But Swanson, who worked for Kodak at the time, found he was travelling frequently, learning a lot and enjoying it, so he …

Finance

The Liberal Backlash Is Coming

The politics of backlash have been a Republican specialty for decades, but liberal anger continues to rise.<p>Among the many privileges certain …

Political Science

The Secrets of Leonard Leo, the Man Behind Trump’s Supreme Court Pick

A Catholic fundamentalist who controls a network of right-wing groups funded by dark money has put three justices on the court. He’s about to get a …

Hobby Lobby

How to Use Fibonacci Retracement Levels When Day Trading

Moves in a trending direction are called impulses, and moves against a trend are called pullbacks. Fibonacci retracement levels highlight a few areas …

Mathematics

What's the point of civil discourse when one side refuses to accept the truth?

<b>To the editor:</b> I appreciate your July 4 editorial’s point that when the people stop arguing, that’s when the trouble begins in a democracy. The arguments that we have been having are ages old and will not leave the public sphere. That’s why the three branches of government and the Fourth Estate …

Political Science

New Study Confirms That American Workers Are Getting Ripped Off

America’s unemployment rate is hovering near half-century lows. There are now more job openings than unemployed workers in the United States for the …

Income Inequality

Elon Musk sends engineers to help Thai cave rescue mission

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tech billionaire Elon Musk is sending specialist engineers to Thailand to help aid the rescue of the 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a cave.<p>Musk hopes his engineers can join the already huge operation being carried out he Tham Luang Nang Non cave complex, where dozens of Thai …

Elon Musk

This Online Course Bundle Will Teach You How to Avoid Risk While Growing Your Wealth

Learn how to invest smarter with this course, which happens to be 90% off right now.<p>You pay your bills on time, stick to your budget, and you’ve …

Personal Finance

The best things to do in San Luis Potosi, Mexico

<b>(CNN) —</b> Riviera Maya? Already been. Mexico City? Too busy.<p>The state of San Luis Potosi isn't necessarily at the forefront of travelers' minds when they think about visiting Mexico. But that's about to change.<p>San Luis Potosi and its biggest city/capital of the same name (although locals, who are …

Mexico

'Borat' Creator Sacha Baron Cohen Trolls Trump With Independence Day Warning

"He's back."<p>Is Sacha Baron Cohen working on a film about President Donald Trump?<p>The man behind “Borat” and “Da Ali G Show” released a clip on Twitter on Wednesday that implies the president is the subject of his next project.<p>The clips, which features old footage of Trump slamming Baron Cohen, …

Donald Trump

CanguRo robot is part transport, part best friend

CanguRo takes its name from the Italian word for kangaroo, but this particular robot prefers to roll than hop.<p>Unveiled this week in Japan, the …

Los Angeles

China Property Flashes Fresh Warning With Bad-Loan Jump Forecast

Signs of pressure on China’s property market are deepening, with a report saying that soured loans from the industry could put “significant stress” …

Loans

One of the best descriptions of Trump's dangerous psychopathology yet published

Psychiatrist Andrew Spitznas has published a clearly written explanation of Donald Trump’s psychopathology in Patheos. <b>Patheos</b> is a …

Mental Health

11-Year-Old Artist Creates Incredible Hyperrealistic Drawings

Some artists spend decades honing their skills before even tackling hyperrealistic art, but 11-year-old Kareem Waris Olamilekan is already a …

Digital Art

Trump Trade War Arrives in the Data as China Awaits Tariffs

Donald Trump’s assault on trade with China is moving from tweeted threats and abortive talks to the real-world.<p>Purchasing manager index readings for …

Economy

People Notice Someone Strange Stranded On An Iceberg Miles Out At Sea

"We knew we were his only chance for survival."<p>Last week, while aboard a crab-fishing boat off the coast of Labrador, Canada, Mallory Harrigan and …

Seals