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Where to Move If You Want a Job, More Money, or Lots of Single People

A new Census tool reveals which large cities are the nation's leaders in earnings, unemployment, and unmarried young people.<p>Springfield, Massachusetts, is the most single. San Jose, California, is the most international (richest, too). Provo, Utah, is the youngest workforce in America, and McAllen, …

6 ugly stocks that look sexy in 2015

If stocks could make New Year's resolutions, these six would vow to stop stinking up the joint.<p>These big name companies have disappointed investors by failing to keep up with the steadily climbing U.S. stock market (the S&P 500 is up around 11% this year).<p>But investment bank Jefferies believes …

Top 10 U.S. companies to work for

What makes a company great to work for?<p>Good pay and benefits don't hurt. But when it comes down to it, employees said it's office culture and great colleagues that make these companies satisfying places to work.<p>Glassdoor asked people about the pros and cons of their employers, and had them rate …

New Galaxy S6 Model Appears Online As Another Smartphone Leaks From Samsung

A second Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone has show up on internet benchmarking site, lending credence to a ‘dual model’ approach from the South Korean firm ahead of an expected Q1 2015 launch of its latest flagship.<p>The details follow on from a debut appearance of the Samsung Galaxy S6 reported …

Is The Party Ending For Rockstar Energy Drinks And Its Billionaire Founder?

The call came out of nowhere. For weeks I had been trying to arrange a sit-down with Russ Weiner, the billionaire founder of Rockstar energy drinks. Suddenly, on a steamy August afternoon, he summoned me to an interview–his first ever–because he wanted to ensure a high enough place on The Forbes …

'Destiny' Must Truly Expand If It Wants To Survive

Destiny is back in the news with the release of the first major content expansion, The Dark Below, out yesterday across all its platforms. While Destiny has tried to keep players engaged with free weekly events like The Queen’s Bounty or the Iron Banner, The Dark Below marks the first time players …

10 fragrances perfect for tomboys

how to smell like a campfire, not a cupcake garden<p>Not crazy about spraying yourself with the scent of flowers or baked goods? If you’re rocking an androgynous style, it can be tricky to navigate women’s fragrance shelves, which are still dominated by floral, often cloyingly sweet scents. Of course, …

Sony plans a crazy movie crossover between Men in Black and 21 Jump Street

Sony Pictures is in the throes of mashing up its Jump Street and Men in Black franchises to create a new movie starring the leads of <i>21</i> and <i>22 Jump Street</i>, the Wall Street Journal reports.<p>According to Sony emails leaked on the Internet by hackers, the movie will likely hit in 2016 or 2017 and not …

11 Things You Need to Know About Ferrari's Insane New Supercar

Ferrari has unveiled the LaFerrari-based FXX K. It's also perhaps the most mind-bending thing to roll out of Maranello since the F40 set us on our ears more than a quarter-century ago. We went to Abu Dhabi to see the latest, craziest horse prance around t

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Marvel tried to get Spider-Man for the next Captain America movie. It didn't work out

In an alternate timeline, Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans would be fighting over civil rights while Andrew Garfield swings around them singing tra-la-la and offering snarky one-liners.<p>Buried in the massive leak of internal Sony Pictures documents, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> has found emails between …

Wakie, The Social Alarm Clock That Lets You Wake Up Strangers, Finally Arrives On iOS

“Hey there, I’m just calling to wake you up,” I said a little awkwardly.<p>“Thanks. Where are you from?” replied a female voice with a thick Irish accent.<p>“The UK. You’re from Ireland, right?”<p>“How could you tell?” she said wryly.<p>“The flag at the top of the screen.”<p>It took 9 months to be approved, but, …

Sense: A gadget to change the way we sleep

British entrepreneur James Proud, 23, presents a white sphere the size of a tennis ball covered in a criss-cross pattern. “It is beautiful,” he says, when asked to describe it. “It doesn’t look like a piece of technology. We wanted to make something people actually want to put on their bedside …

Gear VR fixes one of virtual reality's most annoying problems

Virtual reality can make your few moments of downtime feel surreal.<p>Last evening I was floating a few meters underwater, surrounded by half-submerged hunks of ice and Narwhals. I was "playing" a sort of passive underwater experience on the newly-released Gear VR, Samsung's portable virtual reality …