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The Financial Problems in Your Head

Psychology Explains Why Many People Mismanage Money<p>If you think you’re making the best possible decisions with your money, think again.<p>We all like to regard ourselves as rational spenders and investors, optimizing the use of our hard-earned money. But in fact, say psychologists and financial …

Psychology

4 Ways Living Abroad Changes You... Forever

It was in the summer of 2002 that we first decided to move abroad. The kernel of an idea was already there but, during those months, we began to grow an idea into reality.<p>One year later and our first stop was Vancouver, Canada, where I turned my back on the corporate world and returned to student …

Inspiration

This Annotated S&P 500 Chart Gives Investors The Chills

Despite some recent selling, the US stock market continues to be near all-time highs.<p>JPMorgan Funds' David Kelly has been running an annotated chart of the S&P 500 since 1997. It captures the booms and busts of the past two bubbles while noting that various valuation metrics were different with …

Stock Markets

How To Create Ambition in Your Company (3 Tips From Chinese Leaders)

Is ambition something you’re born with? Or is it something you acquire?<p>The question has long troubled psychologists and leaders alike. If ambition is something that is hardwired into your nature, then creating an ambitious, driven organization is easy: All you have to do is get HR and your …

Leadership

11 Movies to Watch Out for in 2015

The non-blockbuster must-see features of the year.<p><b>Hey, did you know that a brand-new Star Wars film</b> is coming out in December? And an <i>Avengers</i> sequel is on the way in May? And yet another <i>Jurassic Park</i> adventure arrives in June? Oh, wait—of course you did, because even at this early stage of 2015, …

Terrence Malick

Microsoft's Nokia 215 is its cheapest connected phone yet

Since Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's smartphone division, it's shied away from debuting flagship handsets in favor of more affordable devices. That trend continues today with the launch of the Nokia 215, a $29 Series 30+ phone that Microsoft says is its most affordable smartphone to date. …

Why Airlines Hate Hidden City Ticketing (and Maybe You Should Too)

You've probably already heard the David vs. Goliath "hidden city airfare" story that's been all over the news.<p>Briefly, a sweet-faced 22-year-old tech whiz kid in his spare time designed a website called Skiplagged that shows people how to cheat the airlines out of revenue using an insider strategy …

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Investing

US and Russia in danger of returning to era of nuclear rivalry

American threats to retaliate for Russian development of new cruise missile take tensions to new level<p>A widening rift between Moscow and Washington over cruise missiles and increasingly daring patrols by nuclear-capable Russian submarines threatens to end an era of arms control and bring back a …

What The 22-Year-Old Oculus Founder Splurged On After Facebook Bought His Company For $2.3 Billion

This is the question that faced 22-year-old Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey earlier this year after Mark Zuckerberg tried out the Oculus Rift. Zuckerberg fell in love with the virtual reality headset, calling it "the coolest thing I've ever seen," and he and Luckey eventually struck a deal to have …

Ready Player One

14 Most Powerful Fashion Families

Blame it on good DNAthese are the fashion empires that keep it in the family.<p>Blame it on good DNA—these are the fashion empires that keep it in the family.<p>The Armanis<p>The Arnaults, LVMH<p>The Della Valles, Tod's<p>The Fendis<p>The Ferragamos<p>The Laurens<p>The Missonis<p>The Olsens, The Row & Elizabeth and James<p>The …

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

Didn't get what you want over the holidays? Here are the best smartphones to look at.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider</i> …

Mobile Technology

The Day Marissa Mayer's Honeymoon At Yahoo Ended

Nearly 4,000 Yahoo employees sat and waited for Marissa Mayer to explain herself.<p>It was around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.<p>Some of the employees, those in Yahoo's Santa Monica and New York offices, sat at their desks watching a video feed on their computer monitors.<p>At Yahoo's headquarters …

Yahoo Mail

The Real Story Behind Orbitz and United Suing the Hidden Cities Startup Guy

When Orbitz Worldwide and United Airlines finish suing Aktarer Zaman, the 22-year-old founder of Skiplagged, they might as well hire him because, as …

New bank could save the pot industry

Kristi Kelly owns legal marijuana stores in Colorado called Good Meds and has lost 23 bank accounts in five years.<p>Even though medical marijuana is legal in Colorado and 22 other states, it's still illegal on the federal level. And that means banks generally don't want anything to do with pot …

Cannabis

Japan Apple Stores Kick Off 'Lucky Bag' Sales with MacBook Air, iPads, iPod Touch Featured

Apple's retail locations in Japan have begun sales of the "Fukubukuro", also known as a "lucky bag", which offer an assortment of products at a steep discount. Japanese blog <i>Mac Otakara</i> (Google Translate) was present at the Apple Store in Nagoya to discover the exact content of the various bags …

Google Translate

What the World Will Speak in 2115

A century from now, expect fewer but simpler languages on every continent<p>In 1880 a Bavarian priest created a language that he hoped the whole world could use. He mixed words from French, German and English and gave his creation the name Volapük, which didn’t do it any favors. Worse, Volapük was …

Language Learning

How low will oil fall? $30 is possible

Look out below! The plunge in oil prices may not be over just yet.<p>Oil took another hit Wednesday, sinking below $53 to a level last seen during the Great Recession. It's hard to recall that crude oil traded for over $100 a barrel as recently as July.<p>Few saw the energy meltdown coming. Now that it's …

Ed Sheeran: from boy next door to biggest-selling artist of the year

The singer has become Britain’s biggest export since Downton Abbey with his nice-guy image and simple songwriting<p>Nice guys finish last, so the saying goes. There is one man, though, whose recent chart success seems to challenge that maxim. Official figures show that Ed Sheeran, who has persisted …

What's Coming From Apple in 2015: Apple Watch, iPad Pro, iPhone 6s, 12-Inch MacBook and More

Thanks to the iPhone 6, the iPad Air 2, the iPad mini 3, OS X Yosemite, and iOS 8, 2014 was a major year for Apple. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus brought new screen sizes and a radical redesign, while iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite introduced deep integration between Apple's mobile and desktop operating systems.<p>…