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Greek deal helps European shares following long weekend

LONDON (AP) — European stock markets pushed higher Tuesday following a long weekend after Greece reached a deal with creditors that will stave off the country's bankruptcy. Asian shares had struggled earlier following the release of weaker-than-expected China manufacturing data.<p>KEEPING SCORE: …

Stock Markets

The Dark, Twisted Natalie Portman in "Jackie" is the Natalie Portman We've Been Missing

When Lee Harvey Oswald aimed a rifle at John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, and fired two shots as the President and his motorcade passed through Dallas, one bullet tore through Kennedy’s skull. He collapsed in the lap of his wife, First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, who clutched at the …

Natalie Portman

This global wealth study will make you weep: The most disturbing findings from Oxfam’s latest report

The world’s richest 62 billionaires have as much wealth as the poorest 3.6 billion. But wait, it gets so much worse<p>You may have seen the headlines from Davos, Switzerland, where Oxfam’s latest global inequality report found the world’s richest 62 billionaires have as much wealth as the poorest 3.6 …

Income Inequality

High-res NASA image shows 150km-wide potential 'cryovolcano' on Pluto

A stunning picture of a huge mountain, about 150 km across and 4 km high, has been released by the US space agency, captured during the New Horizons …

Inside the Secret Sisterhood of Women Who Worked at Playboy

When asked, I will always tell people the best job I've ever had as a writer was working for <i>Playboy</i> magazine in 2008. At the time, I was just starting out as a online media reporter, penning eight posts a day for $12.50 per post, a position I felt lucky to have landed. Like nearly every other …

Winnin the Web: How Coca-Cola is On Track to Reach 50 Million Millennials Online Via a Brazilian Startup

In late 2013, Coca-Cola launched a platform that connects serial entrepreneurs with its vast resources to launch seed-stage startups together. The …

Bummer: Winning the Lottery Isn't Necessarily a Ticket to Happiness

Hoping the record-setting Powerball will be your ticket to the good life? Sorry: Money, even $900 million, won't necessarily buy happiness, experts say.<p>"The perception is that you're never going to worry about money again. In fact, you're going to have to worry about it more than you ever, ever …

Happiness

The stock market is having a nightmare start to 2016 and it's all the Fed's fault

In the first five trading days of the year the benchmark S&P 500 fell about 6%, its worst ever five-day start to a year.<p>This was also the index's worst since 2011.<p>And while we're now more than three weeks removed from the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates for the first time since …

Stock Markets

Mathematicians Invent New Ways to Slice a Pizza Into Perfectly Even Pieces

Math, delicious math.<p>Need a new party trick? Mathematicians from the University of Liverpool have developed fancy geometric designs that can be used to cut a pizza into equally sized slices.<p>Joel Haddley and Stephen Worsley expanded on a previous design that shows it is possible to cut a pizza into …

General relativity caught in action around black hole

<b>GENEVA</b> — An effect of general relativity that is barely measurable on Earth has been spotted in full force around a black hole.<p>Physicists detected …

Black Holes

6 Simple Changes That Will Make Your Brain Work Better in 2016 | Inc.com

That 3 lb. organ between our ears controls everything we do. We depend on it for literally everything from deciding which holiday presents to exchange to keeping us breathing. Yet most of us spend more time and energy trying to improve every other part of the body but give little thought to our …

The Brain

This is what the entire universe looks like in one image

The universe is so vast it's almost impossible to picture what it might look like crammed into one field of view.<p>But musician Pablo Carlos Budassi …

Universe