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This is how much meat Americans eat on July 4th and one weird theory why so many young men aren’t working

Happy Monday, MarketWatchers, and hope you’re all having a wonderful Fourth of July weekend. Here are the top personal finance stories of the day.<p>Personal FinanceHere’s how much meat Americans eat on the Fourth of July<p>People will eat more than twice the amount of beef than chicken.<p>Here’s one really …

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The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …


A painting stolen by Nazis returns to Paris almost 80 years later

<i>Updated</i> | An impressionist painting that the Nazis stole from a bank vault almost 80 years ago has returned to Paris. The work by Camille Pissarro …


9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America: And Four Who Tried to Save Her

Shared via Kindle. Description: Of the forty-four presidents who have led the United States, nine made mistakes that permanently scarred the nation. …

Ex-Dale Earnhardt stock car sells for $220,000

A Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet campaigned by the late Dale Earnhardt sold Saturday for $220,000, including 10 percent buyer’s premium, at the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Collector-Car Auction.<p>The familiar black No. 3 Chevrolet Lumina was raced by Earnhardt in 1989 and ’90, according to the …

Tom Amberry, podiatrist who set world record with 2,750 straight free throws, dies at 94

When Tom Amberry swished in his 2,750th consecutive free throw, there were all of 10 people watching history being made.<p>For 12 hours in a small rec center gym in Orange County, the retired Long Beach podiatrist had rhythmically lobbed in shot after shot, stopping only when a janitor said it was …

Celebrate Pi Day With These Incredible Food Deals

Flip to any date on your calendar and you’re pretty much guaranteed that someone, somewhere is celebrating a strange (likely food related) holiday. As Americans, we love having a reason to celebrate. This is especially true when the date itself is a reference to something that we enjoy. Examples …

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The stock market just did something it hadn't done in at least 34 years

In today's market, it seems all you need to pay attention to is the opening to know where stocks are going to close.<p>According to Bespoke Investment Group, the intraday trading range for the S&P 500 — that is, the range between the highest and lowest points at which stocks trade during the day — has …


5 Badass Moments in Space History You Should Know About

In honor of John Glenn, here are some of the most badass things that happened in space that you might not know about -- but totally should. <br>Read More


Queen Victoria statue missing from Houses of Parliament for over 100 years is found

A carved stone statue of Queen Victoria missing from the Houses of Parliament for over 100 years was whisked away by former Prime Minister William Gladstone, a discovery suggests.<p>The 5ft 6in tall figure was spotted during a routine valuation by an auctioneer 97 miles from the Palace of Westminster …

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19 Impressive Facts About The Ocean That Will Make You Say "Wow"

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Obama signs his last bill

In one of his last official acts as commander in chief, President Obama signed a law Friday morning codifying his Presidential Innovation Fellows …

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Ringling Bros. circus to close 'The Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years

After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The …


DNA analysis proves Arabs aren’t entirely Arab

Egyptians are only 17% Arabian …<p>Kuwaitis are 7% African …<p>Lebanese are actually 14% Jewish diaspora …<p>Tunisians are only 4% Arabian …<p>Did you know these …

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How Does Bug Soup Become a Butterfly?


Behind the Lens: 2016 Year in Photographs

For the eighth and final time, I am presenting my annual Year in Photographs.<p>All of them were taken either by me or a White House photographer on my …

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Beatles '66: The Revolutionary Year

Shared via Kindle. Description: A riveting look at the transformative year in the lives and careers of the legendary group whose groundbreaking …

Top 10 Things Russia is Famous For - Quiet Corner

Russia is the largest country in the world, taking up 1/7th of the earth’s land area. It spans 11 time zones and is one of the most fascinating …


Why days are divided into hours, minutes, and seconds

Have you ever wondered why we divide our days into hours, minutes, and seconds? This video explains the history of our divisions of time.<p>Posted by …

The Little-Known Patterns on British Streets

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Where are they now? Charles Manson's family, four decades after horrific murders

In the summer of 1969, Charles Manson and his murderous “family” went on a rampage in Los Angeles that left nine people dead. Victims of the so-called Tate-LaBianca murders included actress Sharon Tate (wife of director Roman Polanski) and Los Feliz residents Leno and Rosemary LaBianca.<p>Here’s where …

How ‘Sherlock of the library’ cracked the case of Shakespeare’s identity

Literary detective Heather Wolfe reveals how her passion for manuscripts helped unravel mystery of who the bard really was<p>Deep in the Folger Library, in Washington DC, Heather Wolfe says that studying Shakespeare makes an ideal preparation for the onset of Trump’s America. You can see her point: …