Jill Molina

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Why China’s stock market bubble was always bound to burst

Over the past few weeks, punters in China underwent a near-death experience when their country’s two stock exchanges entered freefall. The rapidly inflating bubble that had driven share prices to dizzying heights had suddenly burst. By this spring, the stock markets in Shanghai, with 831 listed …

Stock Markets

Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

Is the seat-back movie about to die out?

Will wi-fi change how airlines keep us entertained above the clouds? Katia Moskvitch reports.<p>In 1936, just over a decade after long-distance passenger air travel started in earnest, the Zeppelin Hindenburg sported a full-blown piano, along with a lounge, dining room, smoking room, and bar. Before …

The Senate's experiment with cannabis

Hardliners on Judiciary open up to research on medical pot<p>Obamacare. Gay weddings. Now pot?<p>As progressives celebrate a couple of big wins in Washington – the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage – another issue has remained firmly stuck at the national …

Obama Administration

The Minion language: Do you banana?

In light of the upcoming release of the <i>Minions</i> movie—or it might already be released, depending on where you are—I think it would be apt to discuss …

Emoji invasion: the end of language as we know it :/

Emojis are the fastest growing language in the UK – what does this mean for the future of communication?<p>As we all know, facial expressions, visual presence and body language are vital to appearing a confident speaker. But news that emojis have become the fastest growing language in the UK shows …

The 10 Best Amusement Parks for Families

Featuring the conveniences and necessities that children demand and parents appreciate, the country's 10 best family-friendly amusement parks deliver a treasured day of thrills and laughs for kids and their keepers.<p>Providing picture-perfect moments and memories to last a lifetime, amusement parks …

Amusement Parks

Floyd Mayweather brands Manny Pacquiao a ‘sore loser’ and ‘coward’

Floyd Mayweather said in an upcoming interview with Showtime that at this moment he’s not interested in a rematch with Manny Pacquiao “because he’s a sore loser and he’s a coward.”<p>The interview was recorded late Tuesday night and will air Saturday night after the network’s replay of boxing’s …

Blackhawks finish sweep to reach conference finals _ again

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — For the fifth time in the last seven seasons, the Chicago Blackhawks have reached the Western Conference finals.<p>They're eight …