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Uber's subprime auto loans are causing a lot of problems

Two years ago when these folks launched the subprime auto leasing program to put their badly paid drivers into new vehicles they couldn't otherwise afford, they apparently didn't do the math.<p>In July 2015, when the "Xchange Leasing" program was announced, the company gushed: "We're excited about how …

World's First Test-Tube Puppies Are Born

The world’s first puppies have been conceived using IVF — the same test-tube method that leads to the births of tens of thousands of human babies every year.<p>The idea isn't to get more puppies. It's to be able to genetically manipulate puppies, removing disease-causing genes, for instance, and …

Puppies

Exclusive: MH370 Was Crippled by Sudden Electrical Failure

New data reveals a runaway power outage doomed the 777, supporting the theory a fire in the cargo hold turned the jet into a flying zombie.<p>The pilots …

Airplanes

If Urban Outfitters Can Do Restaurants, Why Not Nightlife?

Urban Outfitters is trying an interesting strategy. In several of its 240 stores, the Philadelphia-based clothing retailer has opened in-house restaurants. This strategy aims to match the company’s existing customer base–urban hipsters between the ages of 18-28–with noteworthy fare that is local in …

Coachella Valley

Do Ghost Ships Full of Dead People Belong to Kim Jong Un?

Close to 200 ships full of dead bodies have been found off the coast of Japan over the past two years—and experts think North Korea is to blame.<p>TOKYO …

North Korea

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level.<p>Here's our ultimate bucket list of 50 hotels everyone should stay in at least once in their lives.<p><i>Did we miss your dream hotel? Let us</i> …

Costa Rica

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Nike shares jump after higher prices help profit beat estimates

Nike Inc. shares jumped as much as 8 per cent in late trading after the world's largest maker of athletic gear beat first-quarter earnings estimates, helped by higher prices and a lower tax rate.<p>Profit rose to $1.34 (U.S.) a share, excluding some items, the Beaverton, Oregon-based company said …

San Francisco

Mother learns she's pregnant while giving birth to 4th child

Mandie Smith knows how it feels to be pregnant. The West Virginia mother of three says she has been able to detect her pregnancies early into each one, so she was shocked to discover that the abdominal pain that woke her in the middle of the night last week was labor, reports WSAZ News.<p>She hadn't …

Fuhgeddaboudit: New York Accent On Its Way Out, Linguists Say

There are some cities you can identify with just an accent, including New York.<p>But linguists say that those who speak in the classic New York tongue are part of a dying breed.<p>To find them, filmmaker Heather Quinlan went accent hunting around the city, holding a sign that reads, "Do you have a New …

Linguistics

One Wall Street Guru Correctly Predicted 2014 Would Be Huge For The Stock Market

Almost no one but Tom Lee.<p>As JP Morgan's chief US equity strategist, Lee forecast in December 2013 that the S&P 500 would top out at 2,075 in 2014, surging 17% from the time he made that call.<p>"The bull market, which began in March 2009, is acting like a 'classic' secular bull market," Lee wrote in …

Stock Markets

How to become wealthy: It's simpler than most 'experts' say

Ask any honest financial planner how to become wealthy, and they'll tell you the simple act of saving money is far, far more important than picking the next hot stock.<p>So I was surprised when I came upon an article from The Billfold titled "You Don't Get Wealthy from Savings." The article was so …

Chinese millionaire builds free luxury homes for entire village where he grew up

Businessman Xiong Shuihua said he had ‘more money than he knew what to do with’<p>A kind-hearted millionaire returned to the village where he was born to build free luxury homes for all of the residents.<p>Xiong Shuihua spent millions transforming the community, bulldozing wooden huts and replacing them …

Report finds missed chances to help Newtown shooter Adam Lanza

Newtown shooter Adam Lanza was an isolated young man with deteriorating mental health and a fascination for mass violence whose problems were not ignored but misunderstood and mistreated, according to a report released Friday by a Connecticut state agency.<p>The 114-page report released by the …

4 Things You Must Do to Get the Salary You Deserve

The top workplace question I get asked about from young women is, <i>"How do I negotiate the salary for a new job?"</i><p>Sorry, that's not quite right. What they usually ask me, all too apologetically, is <i>"Is it okay to ask for more money?"</i><p>In other words, will their would-be boss be put off by their demands? …

Who Says Financial Abuse Has to Be Romantic? 10 Signs You're in a Financially-Abusive Relationship With Friends and Family

We've learned that domestic violence victims typically stay in abusive relationships for two reasons: fear and finances. And before most suffer physical abuse, they'll find themselves suffering from financial abuse without even realizing it.<p>In a romantic relationship, financial abuse might look …

Sex 'emerged in ancient Scottish lake'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1116000/1116707_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524650747_ce70c20cef99f266b43d5dd0afa171a7<p><b>Scientists believe they have discovered the origin of copulation.</b><p>An international team of researchers says a fish called <i>Microbrachius dicki</i> is the …

Biology

The Entrepreneur On A Mission To Change Women’s Media

S.H.E. Globl Media founder Claudia Chan working to change the conversation from celebrity gossip to women’s empowerment.<p>Claudia Chan wants to be the Richard Branson of women’s empowerment–by championing social entrepreneurship to solve global problems. “I believe it needs to be its own industry,” …

The Rags To Riches Story Of Britain's Thriftiest Multi-Millionaire

He’s just sold his business for almost $100million, but entrepreneur Mark Pearson isn’t about to get flash with the cash. Having made his money by helping ordinary people save a bit of their own, profligacy just isn’t his style. When I meet the man behind MyVoucherCodes.co.uk in an unassuming wine …

6 Things That Change When You Become an Entrepreneur

<i>Be prepared for major changes to your lifestyle and psyche when you transition from an employee to an entrepreneur.</i><p>Many people get excited about entrepreneurship because the notion of "working for yourself" or "being your own boss" is appealing. While in principle this notion is sound, it implies …

The Most Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 5 Traits | Inc.com

Have you wondered what separates entrepreneurs from everyone else? Is it a Type-A personality? Is it being a visionary? Is it being an inspirational leader? While many entrepreneurs do possess those traits, they aren't necessarily the most common ones among successful entrepreneurs. Sure they can …

Entrepreneurship

5 Things Successful Leaders Do in a Crisis | Inc.com

A lot of people believe that the true leadership capacity of a person is tested during times of crisis. Performance under stress can show how quick witted or level headed a person is, or on the contrary, it can show where their weaknesses lie. As a business owner or as an entrepreneur, it's …

Self-improvement

Texas teenager missing for nearly three days found living at Walmart | Reuters

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A 14-year-old Texas boy who went missing for nearly three days was discovered living at a Walmart store where he had carved out hiding places in shelves stacked with products and foraged for food in other aisles, police and news reports said on Wednesday.<p>The boy slept in two …

Six Good Reasons To Reject A Resume

The job market is not the friendliest. It’s still pretty brutal for a lot of people. Employers are quite delusional in the composition of their Help Wanted ads. The good news is that we know that underneath all that keyword-encrusted bluster, they actually need people to run their shops. They can’t …

4 Signs You're About To Fail

Recently after a speaking engagement (where I spoke about using online tools and social media to build your brand and become an “e-lebrity” – yep, that’s a real term we use), I was invited to stick around to hear the event’s closing remarks from co-founder of Camp Gladiator, Jeff Davidson.<p>In the …

Microsoft Has Also Laid Off Some Of Its High-Powered Lobbyists

Nokia lobbyist Leo Fitzsimon and Microsoft lobbyist Rebecca Mark were given pink slips, as were Microsoft policy counsel Eric Wenger, Senior Director Betsy Brady, and Nokia Director of Regulatory Affairs Industry Jeanette Kennedy, Politico reports.<p>Rebecca Mark joined Microsoft in 2013. In her …