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Here's Why Facebook's Repeated Measurement Mistakes Matter

In what has become a depressingly routine announcement from Facebook—at least for advertisers and media companies who rely on the social network—the …

Fake News

The 3rd-largest IPO of the year is off to a strong start

Shares of Athene Holding, an insurer backed by the private-equity firm Apollo Global Management, gained 9% in their trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange.<p>Athene was founded in 2009 to buy assets from insurers that were torn down by the financial crisis. It provides retirement-savings …

Markets

Here's Why Some of America's Biggest Oil Stocks Are Skyrocketing Today

Image source: Anadarko Petroleum.<p>Crude oil prices spiked today in the wake of a historic agreement among OPEC members to cut their output by 1.2 million barrels per day, wiping out about 1% of global production. News of the deal sent crude prices spiking more than 8% to around $50 per barrel. Those …

How to Profit from Mexico's Trump Slump

The bloodbath in Mexican assets following Donald Trump's unexpected rise to the U.S. presidency has some seeing a buying opportunity. Others fear the worst is yet to come.<p>The peso suffered a historic sell off this week on fears Trump's anti-free trade rhetoric could turn into policies that would …

Vladimir Putin’s big problem: America is no longer the enemy

The Kremlin may struggle to adjust now there is a fellow neoconservative in the White House<p>Two days before the US election, state TV channel Russia 24 launched a countdown timer of the hours and minutes left until polls opened – a level of hype and anticipation far exceeding that witnessed during …

Russia

How President Trump Could Reshape the Supreme Court—and the Country

The most lasting legacy of the Trump presidency could be the judges he appoints to the highest court. Here’s what that could look like.<p>At least half of the country was surprised by Donald Trump’s victory on election night, and Washington is now scrambling to guess how he will lead in the White …

Donald Trump

Buy Any Stock for a Discount -- Here's How

Image Source: Getty Images.<p>If you're worried that the market is too expensive now, then you're not alone. It seems we can't go a single day without another expert predicting a stock market correction or even a full-blown recession. Fortunately, you don't need to worry about overpaying for the …

These new seats show just how much America's airlines have changed

Dubbed "Delta Premium" the new service will arrive in 2017 with the airline's new Airbus A350 fleet.<p>This announcement came just a month after American Airlines' new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner entered service equipped with its own brand new premium economy cabin.<p>So what's the big deal about premium …

Great Depression

NASA's Images of Mars Are the Next Best Thing to Space Travel

We may not all be able to experience Mars firsthand, but NASA's newly released photos are the next best thing. NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) recently sent back a large batch of over 1,000 images of the planet's surface, and they are stunning.<p>It's not the first time the MRO sent back …

Kissing Is a Really Big Deal, According to Science

There’s a weird paradox out there in the dating world. On one hand, it’s known that Mr. or Mrs. Right will magically appear when the time is right — and that being single until then is totally the norm. On the other, it’s expected that you use Tinder’s gender update to pull in more potential …

Oxford University

Top 5 Learn-to-Surf Beaches in NSW

When travellers from all over the world visit Australia on holiday, many of them have one thing they'd love to tick off their down under bucket list: …

Aquatic Sports

400-year-old Greenland shark ‘longest-living vertebrate’

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1255000/1255917_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522393930_7f7afc3a8deabfb342339a6812b63f26<p><b>Greenland sharks are now the longest-living vertebrates known on Earth, scientists say.</b><p>Researchers used radiocarbon dating to determine …

Biology

30 Travel Tips You Need To Know Before Visiting Italy

Italy is one of the most beautiful countries to visit in Europe, nay, the world! My love for this country goes almost as deep as my love of …

Italy

An 8-Year-Old Came Up with an Amazing Way to Locate Missing Airplanes

Delta showed interest in the design after receiving a hand-drawn sketch from the boy.<p>Benjamin Jensen—an eight-year-old from Ogden, Utah—came up with …

Model Aircraft

Boeing Case Is Latest Targeting 401(k) Plans With Excessive Fees

Boeing is moving to settle a lawsuit accusing it of mishandling its 401(k) plan for thousands of workers. The case is part of a legal assault by a consumer rights attorney to stop companies from offering employees high-cost, bad retirement plans.<p>Under federal law, employers are required to act in …

Retirement

Why Bosch is buying Silicon Valley battery startup Seeo

German auto parts giant Bosch is acquiring Silicon Valley battery startup Seeo, spokespeople for Seeo and Bosch confirmed with <i>Fortune</i>.<p>Terms of the …

Clean Energy

The Friendliest Cities in the World

While Reykjavík rounded out <i>Travel + Leisure's</i> 2016 list of the friendliest cities in the World, Iceland ranked third on the World Happiness Index …

10 Awesome Reasons to Visit Yosemite National Park With Kids

<i>Yosemite National Park (Flickr: Bala Sivakumar)</i><p>More families are spending time in our national parks than ever before, and it's no wonder given the range of kid-friendly activities, incredible views and programs that are available in our parks. Even better, thanks to the new Every Kid in a Park …

National Parks