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8 Atrocities Committed Against Puerto Rico by the US

Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the Caribbean Sea. It is a small island with a population of almost four …

Colorado resorts brace for marijuana tourism

Colorado's ski resorts and mountain towns are bracing for an influx of tourists seeking a now-legal Rocky Mountain high.<p>Last year, the state legalized the possession and use of small amounts of recreational marijuana, and on Jan. 1 special stores will be allowed to sell pot to anyone 21 and over. …

The New Potato Dish Everyone—and We Mean <i>Everyone</i>—Will Love

This amazing recipe teaches you how to make fluffy-on-the-inside, crispy-on-the-outside spuds without loads of cheese or oil. (Plus, nine more …

Cooking

You May Not Realize It, But These Little Things Are Making You Unhappy

Unhappiness comes in many shades of gray. Sometimes people just lack joy. Is their emotional darkness their own choice? Or, are life circumstances …

Blockbuster Fades Out, But Some Zombie Stores Will Live On

Blockbuster was once the king of movie rental stores. At its peak, it had about 60,000 employees and more than 9,000 stores.<p>But after struggling for several years, the chain is breathing its last gasp. Dish Network, which bought Blockbuster in a 2011 bankruptcy auction, says it will close the …

Ashton Kutcher on Digital Innovation, Risks and Big Rewards

Ashton Kutcher is the new face of Lenovo, helping the world's top PC maker market and even reportedly design its new line of tablets.<p>A far cry from …

Be Prepared For Stocks To Crash 40%-55%

I own stocks, so I'm certainly enjoying it.<p>I hope stocks continue to charge higher, but I can't find much data to suggest that they will. I only have a vague hope that the Fed will continue to pump air into the balloon and corporations will continue to find ways to cut more costs and grow their …

Stock Markets

Far From Diwali's Lights, The Warm Glow Of Home

Small flickering oil lamps known as <i>diyas</i> are lighting up Indian homes in South Asian communities around the globe on Sunday as hundreds of millions of people observe Diwali.<p>Otherwise known as the Festival of Lights, it's a religious celebration of self-awareness and reflection. Diwali is a public …

The Tesla Model S Now Has 12 Percent Of The California Luxury Market

Here's an impressive stat for Tesla, the red-hot electric car company.<p>Per California's latest monthly auto sales report (via Slate's Will Oremus), the Tesla Model S now commands 12% of the luxury market in the state.<p>Outside of just the luxury category, you can see electrics and hybrids starting to …

Luxury Lifestyle