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Fallout 4 Ultimate Guide

Fallout 4 is finally upon us, and like previous games in this heralded series, it's a sprawling, involving, and at times complex experience that defies easy explanation. With that in mind, we've forged ahead into the wilds of Boston to present you with a comprehensive list of tips, tricks, advice, …

ISIS Leader Says Group Is Getting Stronger in Purported New Message

World<p>ISIS released a new audio message Saturday purportedly from its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, mocking the U.S. for not putting combat boots on the ground and criticizing the recently declared Saudi-led Islamic military coalition against terrorism.<p>Flashpoint Intelligence, a security firm and …

How We Fall For The Greatest Con Job Of All

None of us likes to feel deceived. Being the victim of a con job makes us feel used, that others have taken advantage of us. Whether it’s in love or at work, being conned robs us of trust as well as dignity.<p>Thus it is particularly surprising that we are so vulnerable to the greatest con job of all:</i> …

Animal photos of the year 2015: Part 2 - Telegraph

Japan’s new Mitsubishi MRJ regional jet is in terrible trouble

How did this jet even get to fly given disclosures about strength issues?No commercial jet airliner program in history has ever threatened to implode …

Our Financial Situation is So Bad I Don't Know What to Do

<b>Question:</b>Dear Steve,DEBT- Husband went from 280,000 to 100,000 income and we have an adult daughter that has drained our savings and retirement with substance abuse.Behind on everything- Mortgage 11 months just worked out payment structure ok there- fed taxes 117,000 had installments until this …

The Simple Secret to Being a Successful Investor

3 easy steps<p>“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication,” Steve Jobs, the late Apple cofounder, once said. That applies not just to designing Macs and …

Gold isn't a good investment

As a general rule, gold is not a good investment.<p>It doesn't earn income. And because it doesn't earn income, it doesn't benefit from the law of compounding returns -- what Albert Einstein once called the "eighth wonder of the world."<p><b>The magic of compounding returns</b> <br>Returns that compound are an …

Investing

11 Tricks for Saving Major Money Shopping on Amazon

Just when you thought you knew everything about the online superstore.<p>Hunting for books, paper towels, speakers, and everything in between? Amazon is …

The Day After Christmas Brings Blowout Sales

It’s that time of year again: the day after Christmas, with its blowout sales and deep discounts.<p>While the final tally isn’t in, retail sales in the run-up to Christmas were largely disappointing, according to most reports. So now is the time of year when stores start slashing prices. And it seems …

These Unseen Photos From World War I Are Unbelievable

Typically, when long-lost photos are found and restored they're a bit underwhelming. But this new series of images, captured by an unknown …

There's a major long-term trend in the economy that isn't getting enough attention

But while I've certainly weighed in on this debate many times, I believe it's just one example of a topic that receives far too much attention from investors and market watchers alike.<p>The Fed has been abundantly clear that the forthcoming rate hiking cycle, likely to begin this month, will be …

Labor Economics

‘No mobile phone? No savings account,’ Metro Bank tells pensioner

In the latest case of banking red tape it has emerged a valid mobile number is required to open a savings account at Metro Bank<p>Online banking has been enthusiastically embraced by millions of people, but some still prefer the old-fashioned approach of visiting a branch.<p>It was partly to appeal to …

November 29: A Significant Date in Arab-Israeli History

November 29 is a noteworthy date for all those interested in Israel and the Middle East.<p>Sixty-eight years ago, following the recommendation of a decisive majority of the 11-member United Nations Special Committee on Palestine, the UN General Assembly met to consider Resolution 181. The measure …

Japan's newest and largest mosque opens its doors

The Ahmadi Muslim community in Japan hopes its new mosque will promote intercultural understanding and dialogue.<p><b>Nagoya, Japan -</b> The largest mosque in Japan opened its doors on November 20 near the central Japanese city of Nagoya, heralding a new chapter in the East Asian nation's relationship with …

Nagoya

Here's what Wall Street is predicting for the stock market in 2016

Wall Street steadily lowered its expectations for the market as 2015 unfolded.<p>On Thursday December 24, the S&P 500 closed near 2,061. Last December, the median year-end target for 2015 among the top strategists was higher at 2,213 according to Bloomberg.<p>Based on the forecasts we've received so far, …

Stock Markets

You'll Never Guess The Most Charitable Nation In The World

And the winner for most charitable nation in the world is ... Myanmar. Coming in second: the United States.<p>If you're scratching your head, one reason may be that the ranking confounds the common perception "that generosity and wealth are connected to one another," says Adam Pickering. He's the …

Tiger Global made a $1 billion bet on Amazon and it's paying off big time

Tiger Global bought 2.44 million shares of Amazon, bringing its stake to more than 3.19 million shares, according to the fund's 13F filing.<p>The share price low for the quarter was $437.39, meaning the new shares must have cost at least $1.1 billion.<p>On September 30, the last day of the third quarter, …

9 best business books in tech this year, according to Amazon

Last week, Amazon published the best books of 2015 list.<p>The annual feature includes top 20 lists of books in smaller categories from cooking to mystery thrillers, too.<p>We sorted through the business category to find the ones relevant to people in tech. The top 20 books were picked by Amazon editors …

Exponential Finance Conference

Mobile information superhighway super expensive in US compared to Europe

If you live in France, you can pay as little as 20 euros ($21.50) per month for a monthly package featuring 50 gigabytes of data, unlimited domestic and international calls to over 100 countries and unlimited text messages.<p>In the United States, that much data could cost you $390 per month from one …

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Westminster Abbey

'Jihadi John' Is Targeted by U.S. Airstrike in ISIS Stronghold

World<p>The notorious ISIS terrorist known as "Jihadi John" was targeted in a U.S. airstrike but the murderer's fate remained unclear early Friday.<p>Mohammed Emwazi has participated in numerous propaganda videos showing the killings of Westerners, including American journalists Steven Sotloff and James …

Will Drinking Green Tea Boost Your Metabolism? Not So Fast

It's a tantalizing idea, isn't it, that we could burn stored fat simply by nibbling or sipping on something that tastes good.<p>Plenty of companies are now capitalizing on the allure of "metabolism boosting" foods and drinks. Among the most-hyped substance is green tea — for its supposed powers as an …

Weight Loss

Lithium-Air Battery Breakthrough May Mean Game Over For Gasoline

The lithium-air battery is the holy grail of energy storage only better.<p>Now, thanks to a breakthrough made by scientists at Cambridge University, it may also be a lot closer to commercial reality than previously believed.<p>First things first. What is a lithium air battery?<p>A battery has three basic …

Crystals

800-square-mile Texas ranch for sale; all yours for $725 million

For sale: the biggest American ranch ever put on the block -- larger than Los Angeles and New York City combined -- nearly 800 square miles of north Texas prairie, cattle pasture and, of course, oil fields.<p>Price tag: $725 million, more than quadruple the biggest public sale of a U.S. ranch to …

Want to learn a new language? These are the hardest ones for English speakers.

SO YOU WANT TO LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE? Great! Aside from being an incredibly useful skill that will open up much of the world to you, being bilingual …