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10 Wines That Taste Pricier Than They Are

Value, when it comes to wine, is in the palate of the beholder. But it also depends on the wallet of the beholder, as well. Frankly, what is …

How I Did It: Reed Hastings, Netflix

The founder of Netflix on developing a passion brand, and sustaining it as passions change.<p>As told to Patrick J. Sauer<p>Every day, a million red envelopes, carrying a million DVDs, circulate through the veins of the United States Postal Service, spreading cinematic joy. (<i>Fargo</i> to Fairbanks! Bustin' …

School Administration

Photographer Digitally Adds Herself to Childhood Photos of Her in Double Self-Portrait Series

In the photo series “Imagine Finding Me,” photographer Chino Otsuka revisits her childhood by digitally inserting herself in old photos of her as a …

Photography

24 Stocks for 2014

Don’t give up on this bull market yet — it still has room to run, thanks to stronger economic and corporate underpinnings. Also key: improving …

Investing

Closing The 'Word Gap' Between Rich And Poor

<b>Listen · 6:29</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>In the early 1990s, a team of researchers decided to follow about 40 volunteer families — some poor, some middle class, some rich — during the first three years of their new children's lives. Every month, the researchers recorded an hour of sound …

Best Buy Cities: Where to Invest In Housing In 2014

Buying a home can be a great investment, as investors gobbling up properties over the last few years–when prices and mortgage rates were at the bottom–well know. Now, with homes prices and rates ticking steadily back up, investors are backing away from the market, leaving more room for the rest of …

Why You Should Help Everybody Brag About Themselves

If you want people to like you, get them talking — about themselves.<p>You were probably raised to believe that no one will like you if you talk about yourself all the time.<p>But a body of research shows that you can make people like you by getting them to talk about themselves.<p>The University of …

Wall Street

America's Wealth Is Staggeringly Concentrated in the Northeast Corridor [MAPS]

At the county level, America is a tremendously unequal place. The median household income in the poorest county (Wilcox County, Alabama) was $22,126 in 2012. In Falls Church, Virginia, where highly educated defense contractors and federal government workers cluster, the median income last year was …

Demographics