Zane Barry Youssef

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Best Investing Ideas For 2016

<i>It’s been an interesting year in the markets to say the least. August saw the Dow fall 6.6%, the worst percentage drop since May 2010. The S&P 500 fared almost as dismally, down 6.3% for the month. A big bounce back occurred in October with both the Dow and the S&P 500 gaining more than 8% for the</i> …

8. The Underwater Death Star

While Endor didn't appear to have much water on it, it's fair to assume that parts of the Death Star may have been blasted into the far reaches of …

This is the fuel NASA needs to make it to the edge of the solar system — and beyond

Just in time for the new year, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have unveiled the fruits of a different kind of energy research: For the first time in nearly three decades, they’ve produced a special fuel that scientists hope will power the future exploration …

The 15 most jaw-dropping images of Earth from space in 2015

The Earth Observations team at NASA's Johnson Space Center selected the 15 best photographs, which we've republished here.<p>Check them out, then head over to NASA to view their full image gallery.

Johnson Space Center

12 Mind Tricks That Win People Over and Help You Get Ahead

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Self-help

A terrible environmental disaster is unfolding in Los Angeles — and it's practically invisible

What's worse, workers are not even close to stopping the flow.<p>The leak sprung from a Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) natural gas storage facility in Aliso Canyon, and it has been gushing methane — a highly flammable and potent greenhouse gas — into the sky since October 23.<p>No one knows …

Oil & Gas Industry

Sick of El Niño? You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet, Warns NASA

The El Niño currently wreaking havoc around the world is forecast to only worsen in 2016 — and NASA experts fear it could get as bad as the most destructive El Niño ever.<p>A new satellite image of the weather system "bears a striking resemblance to one from December 1997" — the worst El Niño on …

RANKED: Every character in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' from best to worst

What really makes "The Force Awakens" work so well, at the end of the day, are the characters — some we've grown up watching and others we're meeting for the first time but who've already left an indelible mark.<p>Here we analyze all the characters in the movie and rank them, moving up to the best.<p>It …

Apple is going to have a tough year

Let's briefly run down why:<p>iPhone sales could go negative for the first time in history.<br>• iPad sales are shrinking, and show no sign of improving.<br>• The Apple Watch is not the blockbuster people thought it was going to be.<br>• Apple TV is OK, but nothing revolutionary.<br>• Apple's software and services — Apple …

Tim Cook

You absolutely will not know the answers to almost all science questions kids ask

If a child asked you how close an astronaut can get to the sun, the chances are you’d need a moment—or perhaps a search engine—to figure it out. Anyone who has spent some time with young children know that they ask “why?” a lot. Children have a curiosity about the world that leads them to question …

Onions

What Apple employees say about the company's secretive internal corporate culture

We know it's intense.<p>But we wanted to hear what it was like from the employees themselves, and not just those picked to be at the centre of its flagship projects.<p>What is it like in the cafeteria, walking the halls? Are staff really encouraged to let their creativity flow?<p>Luckily, there is a Quora …

Corporate Culture

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