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$34 billion hedge fund Elliott Management declares all the ingredients for a crash are there

"Markets are in a kind of dreamland."<p>That's according to Elliott Management, which manages $34 billion and is one of the world's largest hedge funds. The firm, led by billionaire GOP donor and hedge fund manager Paul Singer, says markets are at high risk, partially because of super-low interest …

Hedge Funds

Head of Bankrupt Bitcoin Exchange Could Make Hundreds of Millions From Failure

Mark Karpeles, the former head of what was for a time the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange, could wind up profiting handsomely from the portal’s …

3 Lessons for Getting Rich From a Million-Dollar Blogger

Photo by Freephotographer / Shutterstock.com<p>Just a few years ago, Michelle Schroeder-Gardner was deeply in debt. Now, she’s pulling in nearly $1 …

Modular microhome made of cardboard can last up to 100 years (Video)

At first glance, cardboard doesn't seem like a suitable material for building. Yet, we have seen it done, either by award-winning architects using …

The chicken recipe that changed my life

Now and then, a recipe comes along that feels truly life-changing. It happened to me just the other day when I stumbled on a recipe for Chinese-style …

LG G5's best feature isn't its modular design, but its second back camera

In the coming weeks and months, you're going to hear LG boast about all the features that make its new flagship G5 Android phone better than its …

Interaction Design: The Final Ingredient to a Perfect Website

If you have a website for your company or are trying to promote your personal brand through social media, odds are you know a couple things about the …

UX Design

Gentle genius: bright red jeweled facade slashes Italian home's energy use

This faceted house in southern Italy looks like a glittery red jewel. Architect Giacomo Garziano renovated the house which his grandfather built in …

13 incredible department stores to shop at in your lifetime

How about combining the two?<p>Whether you're into shopping or not, there are several glamorous and historic department stores around the world that are so famous they have become tourist attractions in their own right.<p>Get a taste of local style and culture at these 13 world-famous department stores.

Macy's

Secret US mission in Libya revealed after air force posted pictures

US military,Libya,US news,World news,Middle East and North Africa,Africa<p>Facebook post, accompanied by four pictures, said 20 armed soldiers arrived wearing bulletproof jackets<p>A secret US commando mission to Libya has been revealed after photographs of a special forces unit were posted on the …

Middle East

Virgin Galactic will use a Boeing 747 to launch satellites into space

The plane replaces the WhiteKnightTwo mothership<p>You may know Virgin Galactic for its promises to send tourists to low Earth orbit. But the space-focused division of Richard Branson's company has also been laying the groundwork for another source of revenue: launching small satellites into space …

Space Travel

Woman says Wi-Fi allergy killed her daughter

A mother in England is claiming a crippling allergy to Wi-Fi exacerbated by school routers compelled her 15-year-old daughter to end her life.<p>Jenny Fry committed suicide earlier this year, and her mother Debra says she left behind letters saying "she couldn't cope with her allergies from wifi …

How to get an MBA education for less than $1,000

(Poets&Quants) — Laurie Pickard’s gamble to earn an MBA entirely out of MOOCs is paying off—and not just because she saved six figures by forgoing a …

Seaside Home Uses Japanese Design to Foster Grandiose Space from 538 Square Feet

Nestled within the treetops on the New Zealand coastline sits the <i>Island Bay House</i>, a small dwelling that features incredible interior beauty beyond its unassuming corrugated metal exterior. Andrew Simpson of WireDog Architecture designed the structure using Japanese-inspired principles, which gives …

Architecture

Fitness Isn't Just for the Wealthy: How to Stay Healthy on a Budget

Personal trainers, fresh vegetables, and gym memberships all cost money. Not everyone can afford such luxuries. It’s one reason why being poor is too …

Raspberry Pi Zero is a tiny computer that costs only $5

When Raspberry Pi first arrived in 2012, it was revolutionary not because of its computing power — although, for a credit card-sized PC, it was …

The Last Days Of Marissa Mayer?

<i>This story appears in the December 14, 2015 issue of FORBES.</i><p>The late October offsite meeting for more than 120 of Yahoo’s top executives at the Park Central Hotel in San Francisco started well enough. The first day jumped from strategy sessions to upcoming product discussions. But on day two, when …

Advertising

Amazon now offers two-factor authentication to make your account more secure

Strong password is a necessity on sites that hold your financial information, but it's still not bulletproof when it comes to hacker attacks. …

Spain issues arrest warrant for Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu over deadly 2010 flotilla raid

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other top government officials could be detained if they step foot in Spain after a judge there issued an arrest warrant stemming from a deadly 2010 Gaza flotilla raid, but Israel is dismissing the move as a “provocation.”<p>In the 2010 incident, a group …

There's a new Big Tobacco — and one industry is determined to silence its critics

In early November, the Food and Drug Administration announced that Americans should eat and drink no more than 50 grams of sugar — roughly the amount in a can and a half of Coke — each day.<p>The new proposal has been years in the making: Chatter of the need for a cap on sugar has been circulating …

Public Health

At GitHub You Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Office, But There Is A Nice One If You Do

If you want to work for GitHub, the software development collaboration hub built on the open source Git project, you have to be independent and able to work outside the confines of what most organizations would consider normal operational guidelines.<p>You don’t have to come to the office. In fact, …

The cloud wars explained: Why nobody can catch up with Amazon

Even as the startup craze starts to cool in Silicon Valley, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google all reported bang-up earnings last quarter, not least because of their big bets on the cloud.<p>What exactly are these companies selling? Who's buying it? And why is one company that wasn't even in enterprise …

Amazon Web Services

Linux Ransomware Is Now Attacking Webmasters

A new bit of ransomware is now attacking Linux-based machines, specifically the folders associated with serving web pages. Called Linux.Encoder.1 the ransomware will encrypt your MySQL, Apache, and home/root folders. The system then asks for a single bitcoin to decrypt the files.<p>From Dr.Web …

Overstock has been stockpiling gold and food for a financial apocalypse

Overstock.com, a Utah-based online retailer that started as a seller of excess inventory, has been doing some stockpiling of its own. Jonathan Johnson, the chairman of the board who is also running for Utah’s governor says the company has $10.9 million in gold and silver and a three-month food …

Toyota to spend $1bn on artificial intelligence project in Silicon Valley

Company to employ 200 people in a new facility that will include development of robotics<p>Toyota is investing $1bn in a research company it is setting up in Silicon Valley to develop artificial intelligence and robotics, underlining the Japanese automaker’s determination to lead in futuristic cars …

Before 'Spectre': The 10 Best James Bond Films, Ranked

It's an indelible part of pop culture, a-more-often-than-not guaranteed box office money-maker, and one of the most successful franchises in cinema …

James Bond

Tangled Up in Entanglement

No area of physics causes more confusion, not just among the general public but also among physicists, than quantum mechanics. On the one hand, it’s the source of New Age mythology, and has enabled hucksters to peddle new self-help cures; on the other, for the philosophically inclined, it has …

Quantum Physics

Bad posture? It may be in your head

Posture is not a rigid concept. It represents something more fluid with considerable range for change. Despite this, it is often oversimplified, rightly or wrongly, as being “good” or “bad”.<p>Your posture is affected by many aspects of your daily life, including physical and psychological factors. …

Ergonomics

Hands-on with the smaller, cheaper OnePlus X

From the moment you pick up the OnePlus X, it's hard not to think about the iPhones of yesteryear. There's no denying it: there's a whiff of the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5 to this new handset. But that's not necessarily a criticism. It's been a while since those phones were Apple's crème de la crème, …