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Wall Street's Unlikely Rebel: Can Brad Katsuyama's New Exchange Fix The U.S. Stock Market?

Ask Brad Katsuyama if the stock market is rigged and he jumps from his chair, grabs a black marker and sketches on a whiteboard with the intensity of a head coach whipping up a Hail Mary. He draws squares to represent stock exchange servers and scribbles lines to show how high-frequency trading …

Stock Markets

Why is fracking bad? You asked Google – here's the answer

You don’t have to look hard for stories of people who think fracking is bad. There are the two children in Pennsylvania who were given a lifelong gagging order over talking about fracking after a settlement with an oil and gas company. A woman in north Texas experienced nosebleeds, nausea and …

Oil & Gas Industry

Airstream RVs Make a Comeback for Cost-Conscious Vacations, Airbnbs and Food Trucks

Jordan Menzel had separated from his wife two years ago when he sold his Salt Lake City house for $350,000 and needed a place to live. “I didn’t want …

The Food Lab: These Fried Chicken Sandwiches Take Only 5 Ingredients to Make

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>Look at that fried chicken sandwich. Check out the crisp, craggy crust with that <i>come bite me</i> sheen that promises juicy, tender meat underneath. Look at that potato bun, its buttery, golden dome beckoning to you. And …

Color-matching game tests your eyesight

Method of Action's game, Color, tests your ability to nail hue, saturation, complementaries, and so forth. Unlike similar online exams, it's …

Download Bundle of 105 Infographics Design Templates online

Clean and fresh infographics with a vintage twist, great to display all manner of data in a clear concise format. <b>James O'Dwyer</b> <b>Digital Director …

Infographics

Company for R2-D2? ANA airline adds more 'Star Wars' Boeing jets

<i>Originally published Aug. 18, 2015</i><p>The "force" is growing stronger at Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA).<p>The airline made a splash back in April when it said it would paint one of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners in the likeness of the <i>Star Wars</i> movie character R2-D2. Now two more Star Wars-themed planes are …

Aviation

Go-Pro video shows what happens to baggage at the airport

If you’ve ever wondered what happens to your bag after you check it, an airport in Amsterdam reveals what it’s like to be checked luggage by strapping a camera to a bag.

4 Pairs of Celebrity Sisters with Totally Opposite Style

Walking the red carpet—it's a family affair. That's true, at least, when it comes to celebrity sisters that are equally impressive in their sartorial …

Kendall Jenner

Henry Cavill on the superhero curse: ‘You’d better look like Superman any time you get your kit off’

The actor is self-critical about what he sees under the cape. For now, though, he has swapped that uniform for the slick suits of The Man from UNCLE<p>For the first decade of this century, Henry Cavill occupied the least coveted role in movies: Hollywood’s nearly man. He had lost out on a run of …

Man of Steel

The evil A to Z of Google and Alphabet

For years, Google’s unofficial motto – “Don’t be evil.” – has been picked at like a scab that will never heal. I don’t believe Google or the new expansive Alphabet umbrella company are places where ‘evil’ people gather, but even collections of relatively good people can end up producing very bad …

National challenge of leaking mines dwarfs Colorado spill

SILVERTON, Colorado (AP) — It will take many years and many millions of dollars simply to manage and not even remove the toxic wastewater from an …

Pollution

Ghosts of WW2 haunt East Asia as Abe readies anniversary statement | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Seventy years after Japan’s defeat in World War Two, the conflict’s legacy haunts East Asia and reconciliation remains elusive.<p>Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the 1945 atomic bombing of the city, at Nagasaki's Peace Park …

Japan

‘The Flash’ Throws Back To Some Classic DC History To Introduce Jay Garrick

The “Flash of Two Worlds” story from DC Comics introduced the idea of a multiverse to the long-running company in 1961, bringing about the existence of Earth 2 and reintroducing the Golden Age version of The Flash to the comics. Cut to present day, and <i>The Flash</i> on The CW is preparing to do …

12 Ancient Giants: An Ode To The Enormous And Extinct

In the history of life on Earth, evolutionary forces have pushed some species to become incredibly large. After most dinosaurs died off 66 million years ago, some mammals and marsupials grew bigger and bigger, taking the dinos' place.<p>What's so great about living large? A size advantage can help you …

Dinosaurs

Before Humans Showed Up, Huge Animals Were The Norm

In Earth's history, there have been some incredibly large animals that look sort of like animals we have today, just a lot bigger. In North America, there was a sloth that was the size of an elephant.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>You know, often here at MORNING EDITION we just like to check in with …

North America

Laverne Cox Opens Up About Caitlyn Jenner's Impact on the Trans Community

Laverne Cox discussed the impact that Caitlyn Jenner‘s transition has had on the transgender community on CBS’s <i>The Talk</i> on Tuesday.<p>Cox, who has …

LGBTQI

Rare Photos From Princess Diana and Prince Charles' Wedding Released

These pictures have never been seen by the public.<p>On July 29, 1981, Lady Diana Spencer married Charles, Prince of Wales in front of 3,500 guests and 750 million viewers worldwide. You've probably already seen the famous photos from that day, from the bride entering St. Paul's Cathedral in her …

Family

The Breakfast Smash Burger: Hangover Killer for the Gods

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Brunch. It's the saving grace of Sundays—a few hours dedicated to nursing ourselves out of our hangovers. And while getting completely smashed all over again may be the last thing we want at that point (most of …

Learn How to Properly Toast in Eight Countries Around the World

Attention, American college students with plans to "study" abroad (or anyone else who enjoys drinking and traveling): A new digital campaign from Anheuser-Busch InBev will teach you how to toast around the world. In this video, there are instructions on how to raise a glass with friends in Germany, …

18 Incredible Photos From City Sunsets Around The World

THIS is why we travel.<p>No matter how frantic a day of travel has been, a stunning sunset <i>always</i> commands us to stop, look and breathe.<p>The world's most beautiful sunsets aren't found only on beaches and islands: They illuminate city skylines around the world, some of which travelers are lucky enough …

Eiffel Tower