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Why cash isn't king any more

A less-cash society would be fairer and safer because the more cash you carry, the more you help the underground economy, not the legal one<p>The world is awash in paper currency, with major central banks pumping out hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth each year, mainly in very large denomination …

Economics

22 terrific and terrible dad jokes that will make or break your Father’s Day

The internet’s prediliction for cheesy puns and dodgy wordplay make it a haven for dad jokes. They make you smile and cringe in equal measure – a bit …

Jokes

Why Ajit Jain Is a Leading Candidate to Be the Next Berkshire Hathaway CEO

Berkshire Hathaway's current CEO, Warren Buffett. Image source: The Motley Fool<p>Ajit Jain is the head of <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b>'s largest insurance business, Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group. He is also widely considered to be a leading candidate to one day replace Warren Buffett as chief executive …

5 Elementary Math Problems So Hard, You'll Probably Get Them Wrong

They're simultaneously easy and yet not.<p>A math problem can often look super simple ... before you sit down to actually do it and find you have no clue how to solve it. Then there are the problems that make you feel like a math whiz when you solve it in two seconds flat — only to find your answer is</i> …

The simple math that helped mathematicians solve a vexing problem in the kids’ card game “Set”

When I was introduced to the game Set, with its 81 cards bearing colored shapes, it seemed so simple to understand that a child could win it. And yet it was not easy to win.<p>At the heart of the game is a decades-old puzzle that mathematicians were similarly befuddled by—until last month, when a new …

Mathematics

50 Things to Love About Warren Buffett

He has a healthy view of failure and understands the difference between price and value.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett is one of the richest investors in …

Jimmy Buffett

The health benefits of masturbation

For the Victorians, it was known as self-abuse, and was deemed the cause of most physical and psychological ills. At the height of a moral and …

Vocabulary

The best series to binge watch on Netflix right now

1. Narcos<p>The barely believable story of notorious drug kingpin Pablo Escobar. Through the production and distribution of cocaine, he became so …

This new app lets you hack Netflix and expand your library

Sometimes you can get cravings to watch TV shows the same way you get cravings for specific foods… you’ve <i>got</i> to have it and you’ve got to have it …

This Woman Was Not Amused By Amazon’s Jokes After She Mistakenly Received A Sex Toy In The Mail

Online sellers and shipping warehouses are not infallible, so chances are if you’ve ever ordered from a seller on eBay, Amazon, or even a major retailer, at some point in your life you received the wrong item in the mail. It happens! What Noeleen Green, a woman over in the UK who recently placed an …

How to Think Like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett

One of the most important decisions every leader makes every day is how to spend his or her time. I’ve noticed that highly successful CEOs often …

Self-improvement

Netflix launches Fast.com, the simplest internet speed test ever

Netflix has just launched what is probably the simplest speed test on the Web. It’s called Fast.com<p>It’s incredibly minimal, and loads pretty much immediately, probably because there are no ads. It only measures your internet service provider’s (ISP) download speed, which it will present in huge …

How to Take Your Poker Math Beyond Counting Outs, Part 2

This is the second of a two-part article on using a <i>combinations calculator</i> to answer questions about poker probabilities — questions that go beyond …

Warren Buffett and 26 Other Successful Leaders Share Their Best Piece of Advice for New Graduates | Inc.com

If clichés like "follow your passion," "give 110%," and "be true to yourself" just aren't cutting it for you, we've got some fresh takes on how to get a head start on your career.<p>From "don't work too hard" to "relax," here's some of the best--and oftentimes unconventional--advice for your people …

Self-improvement

Investing Apps: Robinhood, Wolfram Alpha, Seeking Alpha MSN Money

Top 10 Investing Apps<p>There are a lot of investing and other financial tools available to the individual investor in today’s world. <b>Apps are one that</b> …

Investing

Buffett Becomes Apple's 56th Largest Shareholder With $1 Billion Investment

America's best known investor has largely avoided the technology industry, saying it's hard to tell which tech companies will survive in the long run.<p>Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has bought over $1 billion worth of Apple shares, propelling the tech-shy octogenarian billionaire into the top …

While you wait for Google to bring Gboard to Android, try Slash, it does the same things.

Yesterday Google released Gboard for iOS, a smart keyboard that integrates search, GIFs, and emoji, on top of all the great features we know and love from Google’s Android keyboard.<p>A lot of people are miffed that Google brought this great new functionality to iOS first. Perhaps rightfully so, they …

Apps

An app that will let you know if you’re addicted to your phone

Have you ever wondered just how much time you spend on your phone every day? More specifically, have you been curious about how much time you spend …

Apps
Stock Markets

3 Perfect Stocks For Investors in Their 20s to Consider Buying

There are few tried and true formulas when it comes to investing, but one aspect of investing that remains constant is that the earlier you begin, the more likely you are to generate real wealth over your lifetime and meet your financial needs during retirement. The longer you wait to begin …

2 billionaires lashed out at Tesla at the Wall Street conference of the year

They explained why on stage during their talk at the SkyBridge Alternatives conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday.<p>"Tesla is this big car company," Zell said. "You and I are subsidizing millionaires to buy these cars ... I don't understand it."<p>Zell was talking about the government subsidies Tesla …

Tesla

Jeff Bezos just made $18 billion in 3 months

On February 9, three months ago, Amazon's stock was trading at around $482 a share.<p>On Tuesday, it finished at an all-time high of $703.07.<p>That's a nice increase for Amazon investors, and for the company itself, which now boasts a market cap of roughly $332 billion.<p>But the biggest winner is …

Jeff Bezos

This Math Problem Is Stumping the Whole Internet. Can You Solve It?

You probably think you're smarter than a middle schooler. If you want to know for sure, try your hand at this basic math problem. It's harder than it …

Mathematics

Netflix cuts out over 6 days of commercials from your life per year, compared to cable TV

The company has always maintained that killing ads provides a better experience for its subscribers, and shows no signs of changing that position. And that stance has had an effect.<p>"We know one of the benefits of an ecosystem like Netflix is its lack of advertising," Howard Shimmel, a chief …

Televisions

Focus on How Much You Can Save Per Day to Reach Your Retirement Goals

Plug your numbers into retirement calculators, and you might easily feel overwhelmed. You need <i>millions</i> of dollars to retire comfortably?! Forget …

This smart kid has filled in a maths test in way that's 100% right but probably not what the teacher was looking for

Dpotter05 has just shared on Reddit this maths test filled in by his nephew, “My nephew has some things figured out”<p>This has prompted other Reddit …

Can you solve the ‘simple’ maths exam question confusing adults?

A maths question aimed at seven-year-olds has left many adults confused - but can you work out the correct answer?<p>The practice exam question for Year 2 pupils was shared on Twitter by Louise Bloxham amid the ongoing debate about the benefits of primary school tests.<p>It received dozens of replies …