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Here's why this Goldman Sachs investment chief isn't worried about two of the market's biggest fears

Sharmin Mossavar-Rahmani is the CIO of the Private Wealth Management Group at Goldman Sachs where she guides the investment strategy for clients with …

Warren Buffett's 3 Most Profitable Pieces Of Advice

Warren Buffett has once again spoken with more sage advice for the masses. His annual letter to shareholders, which is as unadorned as a Nebraska cornfield, as usual, is a bounty for all investors.<p>In this year’s Berkshire Hathaway letter, you don’t have to dig very deep to find the best nuggets. …

Investing

Vonn, Chen Fail to Medal on Day 8 at the Olympics: Pictures

Winter Olympics

Study reveals how alcohol permanently damages DNA and raises risk of cancer

For several decades we have known that alcohol consumption increases a person's risk of developing several types of cancer, but how this actually …

Alcohol

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

Computer Science

14 Decor Pieces That Prove Matte Black Is the New Metallic

When you think of luxe decor, your mind probably goes to flashy metallic accessories. And while rose gold will always have a special place in our hearts (and on our Pinterest boards), matte black is comin’ in hot as its glam replacement this season. Check out these 14 trendy home accessories and …

How to rank on the first Google page if you have a low-authority site

The other day I was reviewing an archive of my client’s SEO articles and their rankings. A whole lot of articles didn’t even make the top-30 positions because the competition had much higher DA ranks.<p>Since we were syndicating more newsworthy content to high-profile publications likes Forbes, …

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

Kurt Cobain

This plastic-loving caterpillar could eat up all our waste

Mother Earth is one seriously gracious host. Humanity has done little else to the planet that produced us than completely destroy it at every turn. …

12 Stunning Cafés Every History Buff Needs to Visit

The best historic coffee shops around the world, from Paris to Buenos Aires.<p>You don’t have to be a caffeine addict to appreciate a coffee house with …

Buenos Aires

10 Top Picks of 2017: Best Cars of the Year

The best new cars of 2017 are outstanding all-around performers—shown to be reliable, safe, and satisfying. That means they have scored high in our …

Echoes in gravitational waves hint at a breakdown of Einstein's theory of relativity

In February, astronomers made a monumental discovery. Almost 100 years after Albert Einstein first predicted them, researchers detected gravitational waves— ripples in space time that had radiated out from the merging of two black holes.<p>It was a striking confirmation of Einstein's general theory of …

More Stunning Entries from the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

It’s not too late to enter the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The categories for this annual competition are Landscape, Environmental Issues, Action, and Animal Portraits, and so far, the contest has received incredible submissions in each group. As the contest …

This is Jamboard, Google’s new 4K digital whiteboard

It’ll go on sale next year to Google apps customers for “under $6,000.”<p>Google’s newest gadget is for your office: Today, the company is announcing Jamboard, a new cloud-connected digital whiteboard that hooks into its “G Suite” of apps for corporate customers.<p>The Jamboard itself is a …

This Is What Your Couch Potato Lifestyle Is Doing to Your Brain

If this new study won't get you off the couch, nothing will.<p>Fear can be a fabulous motivator.<p>Want to quit smoking? Imagine the inside of your lungs. Want to study harder? Picture working menial jobs for the rest of your life. Want to start regularly hitting the gym? Just read a new study that …

Satellites could predict the next human-caused earthquake

Back in March, the US Geological Survey (USGS) changed its method of tracking earthquakes to include human-induced seismic activity. Suddenly, Oklahoma looked as tremor-prone as California, mainly due to the spread of wastewater disposal wells in the state. A team of geophysicists set out to build …

German cars will share real-time data to help you find parking

However smart your car might be, there's only so much it can tell you by itself. Wouldn't it be nice if cars regularly shared helpful driving info beyond what you offer in mobile apps? Here thinks so. It's launching services that will have cars automatically sharing real-time data to improve …

Plex Cloud means saying goodbye to the always-on PC

And hello to Plex Pass and Amazon Drive<p>Plex is giving the world another reason to subscribe to Plex Pass subscriptions today with the launch of Plex Cloud. As the name suggests, Plex Cloud eliminates the need to run the Plex Media Server on a computer or Networked Attached Storage (NAS) in your …

10 Years, 10 Prizes: Japanese Scientists Scoop Ig Nobel Prize For Bending Over

Japan continued its winning streak at the recent Ig Nobel award ceremony at Harvard University in the U.S.<p>This year, Japanese scientists Atsuki Higashiyama from Ritsumeikan University and Kohei Adachi from Osaka University took home the first place prize in the Perception category.<p>It was the tenth …

Science

Want clean air? NASA says these are the best house plants for filtering out chemicals

In today’s modern world it can feel really hard to have a safe space where the air is clean and healthy. Especially if you live in a city it is …

10 Interesting facts about human brain you may not know

The human brain is the command center for the human nervous system. It receives input from the sensory organs and sends output to the muscles. The …

The Brain

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in Africa

Home to 54 countries, Africa has something for everyone. From Algeria's bone-dry Sahara desert to South Africa's iconic urban skylines, the second-largest continent in the world, too, has landscapes as diverse as its animal kingdoms. Still not convinced? These 50 stunning locations should give you …

South Africa

The Great Grammar Debate: 5 Books on How to Write ‘Right’

If, as Oliver Kamm writes in his new book <i>Accidence Will Happen</i>, “learning rules of language is part of what it is to be human,” then arguing over what those rules are, and if they matter, is most certainly another part. Can you start a sentence with ‘hopefully?’ Is confusing ‘it’s’ and ‘its’ an …

Linguistics

12 unusual, strange and downright bizarre hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — When it comes to travel, most of us usually look for hotels that are conveniently located, affordable and comfortable. But sometimes, we want something out of the ordinary.<p>Need inspiration? These 12 eccentric hotels highlighted by TripAdvisor provide an unforgettable sleep:<p>1. Inntel Hotel …

Costa Rica

The albums you need to hear this month

DAVID BOWIE – <i>BLACKSTAR</i><p>If there’s one release that’s been on everybody’s lips this month it’s <i>Blackstar</i>, the beautiful and endlessly intriguing gift left behind by David Bowie, one of the world’s most sparkling creative forces. Created amidst an awareness of his mortality, the album embraces this …

David Bowie

10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

15 Tips to De-Stress Your Day

It’s a little wacky that we live in a world that glamorizes stress. When did it suddenly become okay for us to consistently be running around with frazzled nerves and a to-do list the size of a small book? We have our jobs, our side jobs, our blogs and websites, and it’s easy to understand why …

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

We all want it both ways: to get what we want from a tough negotiation and to walk away with our relationship intact. The good news is that kind of outcome is possible. But how exactly do you drive a hard bargain while also employing soft skills? How do you advocate for what you want without …