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Bloomberg slams pols for 'epidemic of dishonesty,' calls it a greater threat than terrorism

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg took aim at Washington on Saturday, asserting that Americans are facing an “epidemic of dishonesty” that poses a greater threat to U.S. democracy than terrorism or communism.<p>During a commencement speech at Rice University in Texas, the 76-year-old …

New York City

People are dying because we misunderstand how those with addiction think

A philosopher explains why addiction isn’t a moral failure.<p>The American opioid epidemic claimed 42,300 lives in 2016 alone. While the public policy challenge is daunting, the problem isn’t that we lack any effective treatment options. The data shows that we could save many lives by expanding …

Why gun violence research has been shut down for 20 years

The political positions taken up after the Las Vegas massacre are too familiar.<p>Democratic leaders, such as U.S. senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), immediately called for new gun control measures. They say they want, at the very least, to close loopholes in the national …

Gun Control
New England

Don't Set Up an LLC Without Doing This 1 Thing | Inc.com

You're starting a new business. Your friend told you to set up a limited liability company (LLC). So you set one up and opened up a bank account. You're ready to dive in. But you forgot one thing--how is the LLC taxed? It seems your friend forgot to mention this part.<p>Understanding LLC taxation can …

Retirement

This new energy drink promises to turn you into a superhuman

San Francisco-based start-up HVMN (pronounced “human”) has developed a drink made of pure ketone ester – a supplement that some scientists are …

The most unaffordable housing markets in North America

There are a lot of them. It's called "crisis" for a reason.<p>What is the most severely unaffordable housing market in North America as measured by local household incomes in relationship to local home prices?<p>By this measure, I'm happy to report that San Francisco, which sports the highest median home …

Housing

The 125 most important finance people you have to follow on Twitter

Bill Ackman, one of the most famous hedge fund managers and founder of Pershing Square Capital, joined twitter last week.<p>While @billackman1 has yet to tweet, some of his rivals and industry counterparts have been tweeting for a while.<p>With huge names like Carl Icahn, Ray Dalio, Lloyd Blankfein, Jeff …

Turkish Get-Ups: The Best Exercise You’re Not Doing

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Venture Capital

Apps for Stock Market Sharks

Robinhood – Free Stock Trading<p>As a revolutionary trading app which has disrupted the notions of traditional stock trades, Robinhood allows for free …

Investing

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘Children of Men’ to ‘Her’

With themes that range from love to fear to humanity itself, the best sci-fi movies of the 21st century all share distinctly original visions.<p>Sci-fi …

Science Fiction

Warren Buffett brilliantly explains how bubbles are formed

The Berkshire Hathaway 2017 Annual Shareholders Meeting kicks off on Saturday May 6.<p>Ahead of the event, we decided to look back at some nuggets of wisdom on investing from Warren Buffett himself.<p>Back in 2010, Buffett answered several questions about what he thought caused the housing and credit …

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson To Politicians: You Don't Get To Deny Science

Science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson calls out politicians for denying science, says science is what made America great in the first …

Science

Dividend Stock Yields 9%, 9 Straight Dividend Hikes, Estimates Up, Big Growth In 2017

This stock yields 8.53%, with strong 1.28x coverage.<p>Management has raised the distribution nine straight quarters - it's now 50% above the targeted …

Investing

Information Avoidance: How People Select Their Own Reality

<i>By Shilo Rea</i>We live in an unprecedented "age of information," but we use very little of it. Dieters prefer not to look at the calories in their tasty …

Psychology

Harvard Academics Reveal Blueprint for Avoiding Stock Crashes

Good news for everyone waiting for a bubble to burst. Predicting sectorwide crashes in the equity market isn’t impossible.<p>That’s the conclusion of …

Religious Children Have Trouble Distinguishing Reality from Fiction

A study conducted by researchers led by Kathleen H. Corriveau of Boston University examined how religious exposure affects a child’s ability to …

Tip: Master the Bridge, Feel Awesome

Sit all day? Have shoulder pain? The movement can help with both. Here's how to do it, step by step.<p>One of the biggest setbacks for any strength …

Hips

5 free online classes to improve your financial literacy

Education has become a personal finance issue of late, with countless Millennials deep in student loan debt. But thanks to massively open online courses (MOOCs), you can learn—whether about money or music or marketing—for free.<p>Sometimes there is a fee for graded coursework, but you can still access …

Personal Finance

How to Get a Loan to Flip a House | Investopedia

House flipping is at its highest level since 2007, thanks to rising home prices and the increased availability of financing. What’s more, a limited …

Real Estate

MORGAN STANLEY: Argentina's stock market could rocket as much as 258% in 5 years

Investors betting on Argentina's stock market could make a return of 258% in five years, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley.<p>The country is returning to economic and political normality after years in the capital markets wilderness following its 2002 debt default and financial collapse, Morgan …

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This doctor believes an experiment he tried in Liberia could bring health care to everyone in the world

It’s not often you’re handed $1 million and told to do whatever you’d like with it. That’s what’s just happened, though, to Raj Panjabi, a physician at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston who last week was awarded the 2017 TED Prize.<p>In 2007, Panjabi co-founded what would later become Last …

Disease

U.S. 'Hasn't Gone Too Fast' In Globalization, Obama Says In Berlin Visit

President Obama has acknowledged a "bumpy phase" in politics — but he said a majority of Americans are comfortable with the pace of globalization, and he also said it's up to leaders to give people a sense of control and confidence about the future.<p>The president spoke during a joint news conference …

Political Science

Will Trump Discover Why So Many Americans Were Left Behind?

In the first part of this article, “The Five Whys Of The Trump Surprise,” I argued that the root cause of Donald Trump’s surprise win in the presidential election was economic: too many Americans – particularly white Americans in rural areas – have been left behind and so they registered a protest …

Economics