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The ascent of Donald Trump has proved Neil Postman’s argument in Amusing Ourselves to Death was right. Here’s what we can do about it<p>Over the last year, as the presidential campaign grew increasingly bizarre and Donald Trump took us places we had never been before, I saw a spike in media references …

Donald Trump

Beautiful? No Experience? You Can Get Hired by Trump

In a clip unearthed by Mother Jones, the Republican presidential nominee boasts about hiring a possibly underage woman simply because she was attractive.<p>Donald Trump has faced a deficit among female voters throughout the campaign, and with just over a month left, Hillary Clinton’s campaign is …

Donald Trump

Meet the Vancouverites Who Get Naked for Rent Money

'Rent Cheque' is part amateur stripper contest, part East Van art scene.<p>Abby Normal just wanted to find a good party where she could get naked without getting kicked out. For a long time, she thought that meant moving from Vancouver to Montreal.<p>"I kind of had this dream of moving there," she told …

Dividend Growth Or Closed-End Funds: What's Your Time Horizon?

I have been trying to grapple with this debate for several months now.<p>When I first heard about the dividend-growth investing strategy, I saw how …

Investing

7 Things Every Retirement Investor Should Own

Get cozy with your retirement nest egg in these ETFs.<p>Exchange-traded funds and retirement go hand in hand. Unfortunately, most investors in defined …

What Teachers Can and Can't Do on Google Classroom

February 1, 2015<br>Are you still wondering what Google Classroom is all about and whether you should start using it or not? This video explanation …

Retirement Income Strategies: The Total Return Approach

When it comes to thinking about income in retirement, many investors embrace the adage “never touch the principal.”<p>But however much you agree with the strategy in theory, it can be very difficult to enact considering today’s historically low interest rates. “Given the size of portfolio you’d need …

Bill Gates’ Portfolio: Reviewing the Richest Man in the World’s Dividend Stocks

Bill Gates is the wealthiest man on the planet with a net worth in excess of $70 billion.<p>Just like you and I, Bill wants to earn a return on his pile …

July 2016 List of Dividend Aristocrats

<i>Updated July 5th, 2016</i><p>The Dividend Aristocrats Index is comprised of 50 stocks that have paid dividends for 25+ consecutive years.<p>Already know about …

3 Bargain REITs That Pump Out Dividends

These real-estate investment trusts offer high yields and big capital gains.<p>REITs have always been on my radar, as part of holding real estate in a …

Zulily had a great response after a customer tried to return a coat

Us Weekly first reported that Kelly Blue Kinkel, who first posted her story on Facebook, tried to return a coat she ordered from the flash deal site since it wouldn't bode well with her dogs.<p>But when she got on the phone with customer service, she was in for a surprise.<p>"I spoke with a sweet young …

RAILROAD EXECUTIVE: Chicago's drinking water may be in jeopardy if Congress doesn't act

But even worse than a government shutdown, the ongoing gridlock may cut off the drinking water for a massive swath of the country.<p>According to Keith Creel, chief operating officer of Canadian Pacific Railways, if Congress doesn't pass an extension to a railway-safety bill, the company would be …

Canadian Pacific

Stock Market Basics: 7 Concepts and Terms All Investors Should Know

The stock market is a fantastic creator of wealth over the long run, but far too few Americans understand key stock market basics. Today we'll cover …

You can build your own iPhone app and test it for free

Along with the streamlined Apple Developer Program, Cupertino is making it easier for people to build apps and sign them for use on their own iOS …

9 Analyst Stock Picks Under $10 With Massive Upside Calls

With the bull market now six years old and with a Federal Reserve expected to finally begin raising interest rates in the months ahead, investors get …

The Future Of TV Is Here. Can Cable Survive?

For a long time, TV was a fairly sleepy business. You had three major networks in the US—less elsewhere—acting as gatekeepers. They chose their programming lineup each year, which attracted a certain amount of audience that could be transformed into a certain amount of money.<p>Cable clouded the …

DEUTSCHE BANK: Here are 16 stocks to buy right now

Bianco thinks the Fed will finally be ready for a rate hike in September, and expects to see more signals of a hike in the coming months. When this happens, Bianco says that stock performance will be dependent on long-term Treasury yields staying low.<p>Bianco adds that Greece, ISIS and the gearing up …

Investing

Google's New Flight Search Tool Helps You Find The Best Price

Google Flights has been revamped this week and it is the fastest flight price search website that I have used so far. Like many other travel websites, Google Flights will show you a range of fares and flight options as you select the destinations and the dates. Fortunately, Google Flights has …

Google Flights

Baby Photography Tips

1<p>Click Away!<p>Babies are unpredictable so therefore tears and tantrums are to be expected. Don’t be afraid to keep the camera shooting rather than …

Shutter Speed

A Hundred Years’ Failure

How did a law to regulate heroin traffic turn into the costly, futile War on Drugs?<p>Let’s all pause today to wish a happy 100th birthday to the War on Drugs. And what a century it’s been!<p>Twenty-five years ago, the stated goal of the United States’ anti-narcotic efforts according to the Department of …