Aaron Silberman

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What to Watch in the Stock Market This Week

Stocks logged solid gains in the past week, which helped cut their year-to-date losses in half. The <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b> and the <b>S&P 500</b> each rose by 1.5% last week and are now down by 5% after having touched double-digit losses in early February.<p>^INX data by YCharts<p>The next five trading days …

Investing

4 Stocks We Plan Never to Sell

Warren Buffett. Image source: The Motley Fool.<p>Chances are, you've heard the famous Warren Buffett quote (there are quite a few) that the Oracle of Omaha's "favorite holding period is forever." That's a lot easier said than done since industries and markets change dynamically and companies must …

Investing

Hillary Clinton to speak at Meharry Medical College Sunday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton will visit Nashville Sunday to speak at Meharry Medical College.<p>The event begins at …

Opinion: Year-end selling has made these stocks screaming bargains

Like retailers, the stock market runs a lot of sales this time of year, so let’s go shopping.<p>Each year around this time, investors dump their dogs to …

Personal Finance

Jurassic World was wrong: velociraptors looked like this

Smallish and covered in feathers, the velociraptor was not nearly as scary as Steven Spielberg made out<p>The menacing, sinewy velociraptors portrayed in the Jurassic Park film franchise were completely wrong, scientists have discovered, after finding a relative of the dinosaur with huge feathery …

Dinosaurs

This awesome graphic of all lifeforms will make you feel tiny

"LIFE ON EARTH IS ONE BIG EXTENDED FAMILY!" is the greatest lesson from evolution, Leonard Eisenberg shouts at the top of his website EvoGeneao.com, which he says stands for Evolutionary Genealogy.<p>Eisenberg created the graphic below to counter the creationist themes he's seen spring into science …

Biology

REVEALED: The prison-escape route of the world's most notorious drug lord

Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquín Guzmán Loera, aka "El Chapo" or "Shorty," used a custom-built labyrinth underneath his L-shaped Altiplano prison cell.<p>The extraordinary escape is estimated to have cost Guzmán $50 million in construction and bribes to prison officials, The Telegraph reports.<p>Reuters …

Mexico

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

'Game of Thrones' Recap: You Gotta Have Faith

Westeros gets its version of ISIS as religious radicals and rebels make their move<p>Widescreen battles on one hand, intimate one-on-one dialogues on …

TV Series

Friday Talking Points -- Jeb Bush, Hispanic?

So, apparently, Jeb Bush used to think he was Hispanic. At least, that's the box he checked when he registered to vote, a few years back. While immediately created much online amusement (my favorite: "It's pronounced 'Heb' Bush"), it does raise an interesting but tangential question -- and not just …

Elections

Rare Shark That Inspired Sea Monster Myths Is Caught

Frilled sharks are rarely seen denizens of the deep that resemble their dinosaur-era ancestors.<p>With its gaping, tooth-filled mouth and its slender, eel-like body, it’s not hard to see why scientists think the frilled shark may have inspired ancient tales of sea monsters. Looking like something out …

Zoology

The Quietest Place In America Is One Square Inch In Olympic National Park

As travelers, we're always looking for places to unplug, unwind and totally disconnect from the hectic world we live in. Away from human buzz, we're able to get in touch with ourselves while truly getting away.<p>So apparently, <b>we should head to this single square inch of land in Olympic National Park</b> …

Hilarious Mashup Reimagines Sloths on Famous Album Covers

Do sloths make everything better? Matt Tucker, the Picture Editor at Buzzfeed UK, thinks so. He's the mastermind behind this hilarious series of sloths that replace humans on iconic album covers. With a mix of classic and contemporary favorites, these adorable creatures are transformed into …

Cute

You'll Want to Travel for These 10 Craft Beers

<i>By Tom White for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>As the craft beer boom continues, serious fans go to greater lengths to get their hands on the latest limited-release grail brews. Most of them are only available for a day, aren't distributed outside the brewery or the region, and have pretty big festivities …

Rosetta comet landing on course despite wake-up glitch

Rosetta’s Philae lander did not wake up properly at the first attempt but everything is back on course now<p>On Wednesday the European Space Agency will attempt a risky landing on a comet, and it seems the Philae lander wanted to catch a few extra winks of sleep before its big day.<p>Overnight, the …

Past Forward Amsterdam

My four-year-old son loves going to the park in our <b>Amsterdam</b> neighborhood. The trip takes a minute. We cross the street, walk to the corner, and there it is: the vast green sward called Museumplein.<p>Some of the world’s great cultural institutions (Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum) border the square, but …

European Travel

Why Your Voice Sounds Different Inside Your Head

The voice in your head is a lie. What you hear when you open your mouth is distinctly less velvety than what everyone around hears—and it's your …

Music Production

You Can Buy Happiness, If It's An Experience

We humans spend a lot of time waiting in lines: People queue up for days in order to get their hands on the latest iPhone, or what feels like eons for a table at that hip new brunch place.<p>You may be better off spending time and money on the latter. A growing body of research has shown that …

This Self-Cleaning Cashmere Never Needs To Go To The Dry Cleaner

Here’s a novel way to cut down on your carbon footprint: Stop cleaning your clothes.<p>Think of clothing that’s marketed as “green,” and you might picture an organic cotton shirt. But if you want to wear something that does the best job fighting climate change, try a self-cleaning sweater instead.<p>For …

Clothing
Supermoon

12 Totally Useless Travel Gadgets

<i>By Elina Bolokhova for the Orbitz blog</i><p>Never know what to buy the savvy traveler in your life? Or maybe you're heading out on the road yourself and need one more useless travel gadget to stuff into your already over-packed suitcase? Here's a list of 12 travel items that are certain to make someone's …

Judge Rules US 'No-Fly' List Is Unconstitutional

In a 65-page ruling, published on the web site of the federal courts, Judge Anna Brown handed a major victory to 13 Muslim plaintiffs, including the imam of a Portland, Oregon mosque.<p>Importantly, Brown said the system as it exists does not give people a meaningful way to challenge their status on …

Bill Of Rights

New drug called Snapchat hospitalising users

Australian police have issued a warning about a new drug called Snapchat, branded with the Snapchat logo and based on bath salts.<p>Four men were sent to hospital in Darwin over the weekend after taking a new drug called Snapchat, showing symptoms of wild aggression and hysteria, prompting Northern …

Deep Underground, Oceans Of Water May Be Trapped In A Crystal 'Sponge'

Science teachers may have to add a whole new layer to the water cycle.<p>Scientists have discovered evidence of a vast reservoir of water hiding up to 400 miles beneath the surface.<p>The discovery could transform our understanding of how the planet was formed, suggesting that Earth's water may have come …

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Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert: America's Anchors

They faked it until they made it. Now they may truly be the most trusted names in news<p>I thought Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert might be a little …

Comedy
Pets

See The Mona Lisa As It Was (Maybe) Intended: In 3-D

A pair of experimental psychologists say the Mona Lisa may be the world’s first 3-D image.<p>The mysteries of Leonardo da Vinci’s <i>Mona Lisa</i>, arguably one of the most famous paintings in the world, are never-ending. Who was this woman? Is she smiling? Did she once have eyebrows? The latest theory on the …