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Stock pickers are piling into these 6 stocks

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has released its quarterly list of the most overowned stocks held by active managers.<p>The set is part of a larger report on "active managers' holdings" from the bank's equity and quant strategy group that was sent to clients Tuesday.<p>To be considered overowned, …

The Most Dangerous Countries in the World for Travelers, Mapped

Just last week, three suicide bombers tragically killed 45 people at Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul in what was just one of many hate …

Apparently Weed Smokers Have More Sex Than The Rest of The Population

Who knew?<p>Regular marijuana users have about 20 percent more sex than abstainers, according to a new study from researchers at Stanford University.<p>The …

iPhone X vs. iPhone 8

It’s the tech conundrum of the year: iPhone X versus iPhone 8. Still sitting on the fence about which new iPhone to buy? With iPhone X preorders starting in just a few hours, it’s decision time.<p>Is it really worth the hassle of trying to snag a phone that’s more expensive (and likely harder to land …

Mobile Technology

Scientists Just Found a Serious Flaw in Ocean Temperature Calculations

Oh no.<p>Models used to estimate past ocean temperatures might be based on a flawed assumption, according to new research.<p>If true, it would mean our …

A biotech backed by Bill Gates is developing therapies that could treat everything from skin diseases to cancer

In September, Exicure, led by 36-year-old David Giljohann, raised $20 million from investors including Gates, AbbVie Ventures, Groupon cofounder Eric Lefkofsky, and retired Microsoft executive Craig Mundie, among others. In total, Exicure has raised $62 million. Giljohann is one of Business …

Australia's tough flu season may be bad news for U.S.

The U.S. may be in for a bad flu season, if Australia is anything to go by.<p>Experts usually look to the southern hemisphere’s influenza season to predict what might start happening here in the fall, and what they are seeing doesn’t look good.<p>Australia is suffering through one of its worst flu …

11 New Facts Science Has Revealed About The Body

We're just scratching the surface.<p><b>1.</b> Hundreds of genes spring to life after you die - and they keep functioning for up to four days. Together with an …

WATCH: Every Cut of Steak, Explained

From filet to brisket to Denver steak, this is how to butcher a cow to get to the cuts you love.<p>Have you ever broken down a cow? Right. Probably not. After all, we're not all butchers. But that beef we love throwing on the grill, griddle, or cast iron doesn't just fall off the bone as a beautifully …

BBQ

Before You Plan a Vacation, Check the Weather With This Handy Map

GIF<p>If you’re not sure exactly where you want to go on your next vacation, or you know where but are flexible on when you go, this interactive map …

Want blinding fast internet? Let Google dig a tiny trench outside your house

Speedy internet has yet to arrive for many Americans. Internet speeds in the US, while improving, have languished behind peers in Europe and Asia (the country ranked 16th internationally in 2016). Even today, more than 30 million Americans, mostly poor and rural, lack broadband, reports the Center …

Telecoms

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