Lee Kissner

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A Law Professor Explains Why You Should Never Talk to Police

James Duane says you shouldn't say anything to a cop for any reason, you shouldn't plead the Fifth, and you shouldn't stay silent. So what should you do?<p>James Duane doesn't think you should ever talk to the police. Not just, "Don't talk to the police if you're accused of a crime," or, "Don't talk …

Drone startup Aptonomy introduces the self-flying security guard

Aptonomy Inc. has developed drone technology that could make prison breaks, robberies or malicious intrusions of any kind impossible for mere mortals.<p>Dubbing it a kind of “flying security guard,” the company has built its systems on top of a drone often used by movie-makers, the DJI S-1000+, a …

Eight rock-steady stocks for your portfolio

Slow and steady wins the race. It worked for the tortoise and it can be a useful strategy to build long-term wealth for retirement. While equity markets can be volatile, astute investors can find consistently profitable firms that can generate strong returns over the long-term.<p>Here are eight solid …

If You're Thinking About Delaying Social Security Until 70, You May Break Even Later Than You Think

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Social Security is a significant source of retirement income for most retirees and choosing whether to claim it early or late can have long-lasting repercussions. Claim Social Security prior to reaching your full retirement age and you'll only collect 75% or less of your …

Canada ups its bid for world’s nicest country by voting for a gender-neutral national anthem

After making multiculturalism an official policy and nominating a cabinet that’s half-female, Canada is seeking new heights in inclusiveness. The country’s House of Commons voted today (June 15) to rewrite its national anthem as gender-neutral, according to Reuters.<p>The vote was initiated by Liberal …

The 1 Science-Based Technique That Will Improve Every Email You Write

A book author and highly respected consultant offers a way to make your emails more appealing.<p>I've been making a mistake in how I've composed emails, and the solution to the problem is ground-breaking to say the least.<p>Brain science has started intersecting with our everyday lives, helping us …

Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

That's something biologists have known for years, and they've even been able to figure out some of the proteins responsible for folding up DNA. But now a group of physicists have been able to demonstrate for the first time through simulations how this hidden information controls our evolution.<p>Let's …

Facebook: Your Synced Photos Will Be Deleted Unless You Download The Moments App

Facebook has become much more aggressive in getting users to download its separate mobile apps. Recently Facebook issued a warning that it will be disabling messaging within its web application and recommended users download the Messenger app instead. Now Facebook is forcing users to download its …

The housing market is trapped

Long-term and short-term trends have converged, and while it hasn't caused disaster for American homeowners yet, it certainly has made movement a lot harder.<p>Mark Fleming, an economist at First American Financial Corporation, compares the number of homes sold on an annual basis against what should …

This New Drug Is Super Effective at Clearing Up Severe Psoriasis, Trials Find

Amazing!<p>Psoriasis shows itself as red and blotchy skin (often around the elbows and knees) and is caused by an abnormal build-up of skin cells. Its …

An Extreme New Treatment Has Cured Patients of MS

17 of 24 patients saw their MS halted or reversed.<p>An extreme new treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) has been shown to stop the disease in its …

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte: Public 'can kill' criminals

<b>(CNN) —</b> Philippines president-elect Rodrigo Duterte effectively said he supports vigilantism in a nationally-televised speech.<p>Faced with criminals who resist arrest or threaten citizens, the controversial politician suggested that it was fine for citizens to take the law into their own hands.<p>"If he …

WATCH: The Blackest Material on Earth Can Make Dense Metal Float

Whoa!<p>One of the very first things you'll learn in science class is that if something is denser than water, it sinks. A rock or a hunk of metal is …

Computers could develop consciousness and may need 'human' rights, says Oxford professor

Advances in artificial intelligence could lead to computers and smartphones developing consciousness and they may need to be given ‘human’ rights, an expert has claimed.<p>Marcus du Sautoy, who took over from Richard Dawkins as Professor for the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University in …

SAM ZELL: It's really hard not to be a seller in real estate right now

"No one has ever accused me of not being a realist," Sam Zell told CNBC. The chairman of Equity Group Investments and of apartment mega-landlord Equity Residential was talking about the markets for office and apartment buildings in some major cities that have already peaked.<p>"Overall we've come off …

Pakistan Advisory Body Suggests Men 'Lightly Beat' Wives Who Refuse Sex

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A powerful constitutional body in Pakistan proposed legislation last week that would allow husbands to "lightly beat" their wives who decline sex or refuse to wear what their mates prefer.<p>The Council of Islamic Ideology says it has to finalize the 160-page draft before it is …

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How To Spot A Scientific Study That Isn’t Terrible

John Oliver has weighed in on junk science, and it’s a must-watch. But behind the comedy, there are two serious questions: One, just how dangerous is a junk study? And two, how can you sort the scientific gold from the utter trash?<p>Junk science is more than just the fuel for dumb Facebook posts. In …

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If You Use Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo Mail, You Should Change Your Password Now

If you rely on Google, Microsoft, Yahoo or Mail.ru for your emails, you should go change your password right now.<p>Reuters is reporting that Russian hackers have stolen more than 273 million email passwords and are selling them online. If true, this would be the largest security breach since hackers …

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