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Mount Kisco, N.Y.: Affordable, Walkable and Multicultural

Good schools, check. Train station no more than an hour’s commute from Manhattan, check. Proximity to parks and forests, check.<p>Crystal and Brian Pickard identified a number of towns that met these criteria in their search for a home in the tristate suburbs. What convinced them to settle in Mount …

Real Estate

Opinion: Top 10 signs it’s time to sell U.S. stocks

<i>(This story, originally published April 12, has been corrected. T. Rowe Price’s chief economist is Alan Levenson.)</i><p>Trade wars. Inflation. Signs of …

Stock Markets

The richest American family hired terrorists to shoot machine guns at sleeping women and children

The Rockefellers took on the striking miners of Ludlow, Colorado but didn’t expect them to fight back<p>The bloody history of the American labor …

Mining
Stock Markets

The Definitive Guide to Licensing: When You Get a Great Idea, What Do You Do Next?

An entrepreneur who sees somebody's good idea get licensed once a week tells you exactly how to pursue your own good idea.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Stephen Key is an expert on licensing consumer-product ideas. His book about inventing,</i> One Simple Idea, <i>has been</i> …

Licensing

For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist. To Rise Above Our Past, We Must Acknowledge It

We asked a preeminent historian to investigate our coverage of people of color in the U.S. and abroad. Here’s what he found.<p>It is November 2, 1930, and <i>National Geographic</i> has sent a reporter and a photographer to cover a magnificent occasion: the crowning of Haile Selassie, King of Kings of …

Travel Photography

Physicists Found a Trick to Solve an ‘Impossible’ Puzzle of Gravity

The experiment would confirm that gravity is a quantum force.<p>In 1935, when both quantum mechanics and Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity were young, a little-known Soviet physicist named Matvei Bronstein, just 28 himself, made the first detailed study of the problem of reconciling the …

Quantum Mechanics

5 free programs you may not have heard of until now

As the saying goes, the best things in life are free: love, friends, and great software that works almost as well as a paid product. If you’re like me, you have probably shopped around for certain apps or programs, and then you balked at the price tag. “Is this really worth $200?” you ask …

Software

Buried treasure exists somewhere under Digbeth

Buried treasure exists somewhere under Digbeth.<p>There is an incredibly rare and immensely valuable cache of weapons, hidden more than 300 years ago, …

The New Rules of Talent Management

Working in small, cross-functional units, squads can resolve issues quickly.<p>Agile isn’t just for tech anymore. It’s been working its way into other areas and functions, from product development to manufacturing to marketing—and now it’s transforming how organizations hire, develop, and manage their …

Project Management

Libya’s slave markets are a reminder that the exploitation of Africans never went away

Slavery was recorded in 20th century Ethiopia and continues to exist in Mauritania today.<p>A recent African summit in the Ethiopian capital, Addis …

Arrival of Beaker folk changed Britain for ever, ancient DNA study shows

At least 90% of the ancestry of Britons was replaced by a wave of migrants, who arrived about 4,500 years ago, say researchers<p>The largest ever study on ancient DNA has shown that Britain was changed forever by the arrival of the Beaker folk, a wave of migrants about 4,500 years ago who brought with …

Anthropology

How a French 16-year-old is teaching the world to build VR headsets for $100

Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus and the inventor of arguably the most successful commercial virtual reality headset, was only 17 when he completed his first prototype for the device. Fast-forward to the present day, and Luckey is now worth roughly $750 million at the age of 25, having sold his …

Can We Change The Past?

Who has no regrets about things done in the past? Wouldn't it be nice if, somehow, we could go back to tweak a couple of bad decisions?<p>This sounds (and as we will see, <i>is,</i> to a certain extent) like science fiction.<p>The laws of physics prohibit traveling backwards in time for many reasons. If we did …

Quantum Mechanics

Rejecting the Solutrean hypothesis: the first peoples in the Americas were not from Europe

A recent Canadian documentary promoted a fringe idea in American archaeology that’s both scientifically wrong and racist<p>Last month’s release of The Ice Bridge, an episode in the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation series The Nature of Things has once again revived public discussion of a controversial …

Anthropology

The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Pacific Ocean

Unique accessories for your man cave under $50

Every man likes to have his personal space and most have a “cave”, basement or garage to keep their accessories in. Man caves are a great getaway space to decompress and share good times with family as well as friends. Most man caves often include bars, games, TVs, and couches. If you’re looking to …

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

3 reasons to retire as early as you can

Time is one of the most valuable assets at your disposal. Unfortunately, many people spend 40 hours a week for 40 or 50 years trading their time for this thing we call money.<p>The great news is that there's a corollary to that fact: If people are willing to give you money for your time, you can spend …

Retirement

This One Chart Can Help You Retire Richer

Here are its key takeaways.<p>We’re all familiar with the caveat that past results are no guarantee of future performance. While that’s true, …

Investing

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Employment

Brought to Mexico in chains, Gaspar Yanga and his followers staged a bloody rebellion

His story is as dramatic as Nat Turner’s, but where’s the recognition?<p><b>Not keeping up</b> <b>with technology</b> is an excellent path to becoming a slave. Happens …

Buried In Trump's Nuclear Report: A Russian Doomsday Weapon

The Trump administration released a report on the state of America's nuclear weaponry on Friday. The assessment, known as a Nuclear Posture Review, mainly concerns U.S. nukes and missiles.<p>But buried in the plan is a mention of a mysterious Russian weapon called "Status-6." On paper, at least, …

Trump Administration

10 places around the world that are getting more popular by the minute

From Málaga and Aruba to Buenos Aires and Montreal, these are the in-demand destinations that are seeing an explosion of bookings, according to American Express Travel, compared to this time last year.<p>Málaga, Spain<p>Barcelona and Madrid have long enjoyed time in the limelight, but now Malaga is …

Travel

1204: The Sack of Constantinople

In 1204 CE the unthinkable happened and Constantinople, after nine centuries of withstanding all comers, was brutally sacked. Even more startling was …

Forget About Bitcoin, Consider Investing in This Instead

These companies are tapping into the resources that are solving a massive global problem.<p>Cryptocurrencies like <b>bitcoin</b> (BTC-USD) are all the rage …

16 Windows 10 tricks you'll wish you knew sooner

In homes and offices across America, you can’t throw a stone without hitting a Windows PC. You’ll find Microsoft running on monitors in almost every school and library, in businesses big and small, and in living rooms, bedrooms, and dorms from coast to coast.<p>Windows is so commonplace, many of us …

Microsoft Office

Scientists Just Found Naked Mole Rats Have Another Freaking Weird Superpower

Move over, tardigrades.<p>Naked mole rats may look like wrinkly skin sacks, but they have some pretty bizarre superpowers, including a total immunity to …

We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

Retirement

Awesomely stylish micro apartments in NYC

There are, of course, tons upon tons of reasons to love New York. Apartment space, however, isn’t one of them. Discover how a handful of locals …

Interior Design