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An Education in Personal Finance

Everyone needs an education in personal finance. It’s one critical subject missing from classroom curriculums. When the transition from childhood to adulthood begins, personal finance—money management, investment advice, understanding the merits of a 401K—becomes essential to our development.<p>The …

Erdogan: Turkey to keep pushing Kurds out of Syria's north

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that his military "won't stop" trying to oust Syrian Kurdish fighters from northern Syria, as he met with the leaders of Russia and Iran for talks on trying to resolve the conflict.<p>The three countries, which have teamed up …

Ben & Jerry's Unveils Delicious New Beer-Flavored Ice Cream

Ice cream and beer? It's literally a match made for each other.<p>What's better than Ben & Jerry's ice cream? Ben & Jerry's beer.<p>And if you can have beer and ice cream at the same time, while possibly doing good for the environment, well, that's hard to beat.<p>Ever the socially conscious company, Ben & …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella just used an iPhone to demo Outlook

During the keynote speech at Dreamforce Wednesday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was put in a situation where he had to use Apple's iPhone to do a demo — a sight that would've been unimaginable just a few years back.<p>"I'm going to first start on this iPhone, and it's not my phone, but it is an …

Concerns about inflation, shares and interest rates are raised after ‘Black Monday’ chaos sees billions wiped off markets around the globe<p>China’s stock market has fallen sharply over recent weeks despite measures by officials in Beijing aimed at calming investors’ jitters and shoring up global …

Stock Markets

Researchers claim that Google could 'rig the 2016 election'

Robert Epstein, a senior research psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology, and colleague Ronald E. Robertson …

This small company wants to be Marvel 2.0 — and they just might do it

Valiant Entertainment<p>It was in a cramped, messy conference room overflowing with boxes and memorabilia. That's where three men sat across from me and …

Trump outlines immigration specifics

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican frontrunner Donald Trump said Sunday he would overturn a law that grants citizenship to people born in the U.S. and put stricter limits on legal immigration, offering his most detailed account yet of how he would handle a policy issue that has become a cornerstone of his campaign.<p>…

Donald Trump

27 pictures that will make you want to visit India

The intricacies found in the detailed architecture of India's palaces and temples are both fascinating and breathtaking, and most of the sites are unlike anything you would encounter in the Western world.<p>From stunning temples to lush tea plantations, here are 27 photos that will inspire you to book …

Photograph: Bloomberg/via Getty Images<p>Apple declined to comment but the move comes as CEO Tim Cook has held a series of meetings with car executives in recent months.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/4a1a7243f12bd9af1210b3497e60745fc43bc972/0_111_4000_2395/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Zero …

Tim Cook

Marvel just showed off footage for 'Captain America: Civil War' and it sounds incredible

Jesse Grant/Getty Images<p>Disney and Marvel surprised attendees at its fan event D23 in Anaheim, California Saturday.<p>Marvel president Kevin Feige …

Marvel Universe

Disney Unveils New Pixar Films, Brings Back Talking Animals Who Dress Like People (And More From D23)

Disney threw itself a massive pep rally this weekend at an event called D23 (basically Comic-Con, but just for Disney), where they introduced their latest projects in front of their super-fans. (Named for the year Walt Disney arrived in California, 1923).<p>Taking the stage after showering the Anaheim …

Stella McCartney Stops Using Patagonian Wool Amid Animal Cruelty Concerns

The designer is now "more determined than ever to fight for animal rights in fashion."<p>Stella McCartney stands by her principals. The designer and animal rights activist, who refuses to use leather, fur or animal skin in her collections, is making a big change after PETA brought some disturbing …

Activism

Alibaba to Launch U.S. E-Commerce Website

<b>BEIJING, China —</b> Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is set to launch a U.S. e-commerce website through its subsidiaries Vendio and Auctiva, which are in turn …

Modern Mod at Gucci

Frida Giannini brought Gucci back to its '60s heyday with updated daywear and standout outerwear rendered in luxe materials and a pastel palette, …

How to Organize Your Multimedia Recipes

<i>At Food52 there are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: The more we cook, the more our recipes tend to scatter. Here are your</i> …

How to Feed Starving Kids a Good Dinner—in About an Hour

When after-school activities ramp up, it’s easy to slack on dinner duty. Here, our three favorite strategies for feeding overscheduled kids<p>There was a time, when our kids were two and three, that we dreamed of the day when they’d be 10 and 11, able to sit at the table and place food in their own …

These Are the 23 Types of Baristas

Science claims the best time of day to drink coffee is 10:30 a.m., but what's the worst time of day? Whenever your local coffee shop is staffed by the Condescending Coffee Snob.<p>But for every Condescender, there's a handful of Small Talk Experts, Tip Flirts, and Lifers that make going to a coffee …

After 30 Years, Yuengling Ice Cream Makes a Comeback

Here's a lesson in why you should never knock American ingenuity.<p>In 1919, the 18th amendment was ratified, banning the production of alcohol across the U.S. With warehouses full of heavy machinery and a roster of employees to support, America's breweries felt a massive, immediate need for a Plan …

Booking.com Going For a Shock And Awe Strategy in U.S. With Huge Expansion

Booking.com, the world’s largest hotel booking site with 425,000 hotels and other lodging choices, says the U.S. became its largest destination …

10 Islands Around The World That Are Really, Really Awesome

Ah, an island escape. Right about now we want to escape to one of these idyllic spots.<p>TripAdvisor's list of the world's best islands remind us that there is a world outside of snow and it's a world we very much want to be a part of.<p><b>1. Ambergris Caye, Belize</b><p><b>2. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos</b><p><b>3. Bora</b> …

The Top 10 Most Valuable Travel Brands of 2014

Travel brands — especially airlines — don’t usually show up in the list of global most valuable, loved or biggest brand rankings done by various …

Don't Pet Rabid Dogs (and Other Smart Travel Advice)

<b>Andrew Evans</b> wants to be everywhere. And he is. "I'm a travel addict," he says. Best known as <i>National Geographic's</i> Digital Nomad, Evans never stays in one place for very long. Last year he was on the road 300 days, racking up 175 hotel stays. His trips range from the impossibly long, like …

Smart Travel Advice: The More You Travel, the Bigger the World Becomes

<b>Don George</b> describes himself as a "travel evangelist" but he is much more than that. Yes, he loves to talk about the life-changing possibilities of travel, which started for him when he visited Paris in college. But he is also a best-selling author and writer, regarded by many as the preeminent …

What Are Fashion Editors Really Buying This Spring? This Glamour Editor Reveals Her Spring Shopping List! | Glamour

It's a balmy 40 degrees in New York City today (practically bikini weather, by polar vortex standards), and I've got a jones to shop for spring clothes! While we've been looking at spring collections since last September, it's still sometimes overwhelming to get your wardrobe started (Which trends …