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Leaked documents show the dark corners where the mega-rich hide their billions

It’s an open secret that the mega-rich and powerful people in the world go to great lengths to keep their financial situations hidden from world governments (and tax collectors), but a collection of 11.5 million documents called “The Panama Papers” shows just how tangled the web gets.<p>Organized into …

Science Says Eat More Avocados, So Here's a Delicious Recipe for Salmon with Avocado Crema

As if we needed another reason to love the little green superfood avocado, recent studies have found that in addition to decreasing the risk of heart …

Three ways to improve sleep quality and brain function

Research shows that sleep is among the most critical factors for peak performance, memory, productivity, immune function and mood regulation – but the speed and information overload of today's pace of life can challenge sleep quality, resulting in a decline in health and cognitive function.<p>Our best …

The inside story of how Amazon created Echo, the next billion-dollar business no one saw coming

"This is going to be hard," Limp recalls thinking. "It foretold a magical experience. But it would require a lot of inventions."<p>The reaction was understandable given the lofty goals outlined in the Echo's original plan: It envisioned an intelligent, voice-controlled household appliance that could …

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

500-year-old shipwreck tied to Vasco da Gama discovered off the coast of Oman

The 500-year-old wreckage of a Portuguese ship piloted by an uncle of famed explorer Vasco da Gama has been found off the coast of Oman, …

Archaeology

Donald Trump on Supporters' Anger: 'I'm Just a Messenger'

News<p>While acknowledging that he does "not condone violence in any shape," Donald Trump said of the atmosphere of his campaign events, “I don't accept responsibility.”<p>At Trump rallies in the last week, one protester was punched in the face, a man was stopped by Secret Service when he tried to rush …

Republican presidential debate: 8 takeaways

<b>(CNN) —</b> The top 10 candidates for the Republican presidential nomination only had a few minutes each on Thursday to capture the attention of voters tuning in to the first big-league Republican presidential debate.<p>Donald Trump may have grabbed the most headlines from the night, but the prime-time …

Presidential Debate

What Each Country Leads the World In

Doghouse Diaries has created a funny and informative world map that shows “What Each Country Leads The World In.” According to the map, Japan leads …

Web Hosting

What’s the best smartphone? The top models face off

The big guns are out from all the major phone manufacturers, and it's a real battle royale on all carriers. Big, powerful phones with 4G LTE connections, high-quality cameras, and HD screens — which do you really want? To help thin the herd a bit, we've put together this little cheat sheet with the …

WWIB: Tie-Dye For

Tie-dye? More like tie-<i>die</i> right? Cause when they wear it I wanna kill myself. Right? Huh? Dye-die? Right? Screw you guys. Just pick ‘Who Wears it …

Tiedye

If Owen Wilson was Loki

Tom Hiddleston, the actor best known for his portrayal of Loki in the Avengers/Thor franchise, demonstrates some remarkable versatility in his metier …

Can ABC’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Save Itself From Being the Blandest Part of the Marvel Universe?

Can ABC's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Save Itself From Being the Blandest Part of the Marvel Universe?<p>With the launch of ABC’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” …

The 10 Biggest Lies TV Told Us

<b>If only life were like our favorite TV shows. As much as we love them, they sure set us up with some false expectations.</b><p><b>1. Adolescents will have "inconspicuous" ladders leading to their second floor bedrooms and their parents will remain blissfully ignorant.</b><p><b>2. People at your high school will look</b> …