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Check Out These Awesome Gadgets From the Tokyo Toy Show

The world's smallest multicopter, "QuatroX", measuring approximately 2.5 inches wide and 1 inch high, is demonstrated at<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Kiyoshi Ota—EPA

25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

Packaging Design

10 stunning photos of unseen stories from around the globe

From Chen Qinggang's project, "Patients at Muli County."Chen Qinggang/Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our …

Three charts that show we’re not in a tech bubble (yet)

Sure, there’s a lot of action in the tech space right now. There was Facebook’s $19-billion purchase of the messaging company WhatsApp. Just yesterday Zuckerberg & Co. acquired the virtual reality company Oculus VR for $2 billion. And, yes, there’s been a slew of recent public offerings, including …

Virtual Reality

The Dangers of a Cuban Collapse

It could happen sooner than we think. Is Obama ready?<p>Cuba’s 1950s cars and Havana’s crumbling facades have long been its iconic symbols in the American imagination. They don’t disappoint, as I discovered on a trip to Cuba last week. But I didn’t expect zippy Hyundais with Miami FM on their radios …

Senator Warns Of A Student Loan Bubble

Each year, the federal government provides more than $150 billion in grants and loans to help students pay for college. And while a bachelor's degree has become increasingly valuable, young people are taking on record levels of debt to earn that degree.<p>That's the backdrop for a Senate hearing …

The missing Malaysia Airlines flight threatens a crucial engine of the country’s economy

Chinese citizens, furious with Malaysia’s bungled handling of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, are canceling their vacation plans, encouraged by celebrities like Chinese actor Chen Kun, who called for a travel boycott of Malaysia. Travel agents in China say bookings have already dropped 50% in …

Russia’s economy is not in great shape—but it’s nowhere near as bad as in 1998

Russia’s economy is not looking great: The country appears on track for just 0.3% growth this year compared with 1.3% in 2013, and 3.4% in 2012—and the effect of recent Western sanctions will only make things worse. Russians are sending their money abroad at a pace four times greater than last year.<p>…

World's 10 bestselling prescription drugs made $75bn last year

The world's 10 bestselling prescription drugs raked in $75.6bn of sales last year, led by Humira and other treatments for rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune diseases.<p>The majority are now biologics – created by biological processes, rather than being chemically synthesised – with immunotherapy and …

China needs a big bad bank (or else the world will suffer)

Conditions are shaky for stock investors

There seems to be something troubling bulls. What could it be?<p>Russia doesn’t seem to be it — even if they invade the rest of Ukraine.<p>Employment data …

Russia Ready To Save Banks From Financial Crisis

The Russian government will save its national banks from any financial crisis caused by Western economic sanctions, or by other means.<p>Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Thursday that the country has $88 billion worth of an emergency cushion in its sovereign wealth fund, should the economy take a …

Sri Lanka's Stock Market Outlook With Softlogic Stockbrokers

Softlogic Stockbrokers of Sri Lanka is a subsidiary of Softlogic Holdings PLC, a growing conglomerate that began as an IT company in 1991. Dihan Dedigama has been CEO of Softlogic Stockbrokers for three years after previously working as CEO of Sri Lankan stockbroker Asia Securities for six years. …

Gold logs 3% weekly loss; copper rebounds

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Gold futures on Friday held below $1,300 an ounce as recent data showing a pickup in the U.S. economy helped draw some …

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FORTUNE — Some investors are hoping Everyday Health’s initial public offering Friday will be a spoonful of sugar on top of an artificially sweetened IPO market. The medical advice website raised about $115 million in an IPO that priced late Thursday night selling shares at $14 apiece, the midpoint …

Loonie closes lower amid Chinese economic worries

The Canadian dollar closed lower Friday as investors looked to China to see if it will make any moves to address its economic slowdown.<p>The loonie fell 0.23 of a cent to end at 90.42 cents (U.S.).<p>Markets have been antsy, awaiting indications of whether China will pump more stimulus into the world's …

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FORTUNE — If you thought central banks around the world were finally ready to give their printing presses a rest, think again.<p>In interviews this week with the <i>Wall Street Journal,</i> central bankers from Germany and Finland said that they would be open to the possibility to more aggressive monetary …

Fear of the waffle taco has driven McDonald’s to offer free coffee

Apparently $1 wasn’t cheap enough.<p>The world’s largest fast food chain, McDonald’s, usually charges a modest buck for coffee, but it will be offering its cups of “joe” for free to customers across the US over a two-week span beginning on March 31 and ending on April 13. This is the first time …

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48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

Motorcycles

Siamese fighting fish

These stunning portraits show Siamese fighting fish seemingly floating in mid air, displaying their long, flowing fins and brilliant colours. Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich uses specialist lighting and crystal-clear water to capture exuberantly finned and coloured varieties of <i>Betta</i> …

Young Intern Sets Herself Apart with LEGO Model Resume

To find a good job these days, handing over a paper resume just isn't enough. It's important to make yourself–and your resume–as memorable as possible. Taking this into account, a young woman named Leah decided to go all out and she developed this impressive presentation.<p>She designed a LEGO model …

40 Powerful Portraits you will probably never forget

Faces, strong emotions with stark stories. A Portrait should more or less convey the character and mood of the person and a good portrait will always …

Former Garbage Man Has Saved Over 5,000 Photos Taken on the Front Lines of WWI

After 36 years of collecting images from landfills while on the job as a Sussex dustman (that’s a garbage collector to us American English speakers), …

Malaysia Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Hong Kong

A Malaysia Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Hong Kong Monday after a generator failed, a little more than two weeks after one of the carrier's other jets vanished from radar screens and lost contact with civilian air traffic controllers.<p>A statement on Malaysia Airlines' …

Malaysia Airlines crash: Suicide mission theory of MH370 investigators

Sources close to investigation tell Telegraph that team working on MH370 mystery believe it was crashed deliberately<p><b>• Malaysia Airlines MH370 search: latest</b><p>Flight MH370 crashed into the Indian Ocean in an apparent suicide mission, well-placed sources revealed have revealed, as <b>Malaysia’s</b> prime …

Malaysia Airlines CEO: 'My heart breaks' for families

The Chief Executive of Malaysia Airlines, Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, has told a news conference that his "heart breaks for the suffering of the families" of those on board flight MH 370.<p>Relatives of some of those missing on the flight have been demonstrating against the Malaysian authorities.<p>Ahmad …