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1 In 4 Americans Have PTSD-Like Symptoms From Financial Stress

If you’ve ever felt like financial stress was bringing you down—in a big way—you might be interested in the findings of a new study from Payoff, a financial wellness company. In an analysis of data from 2,011 survey respondents, researchers at Payoff discovered that 23% of respondents were …

Panama -- The Coming Crash Of Capitalism

Watching the alarming scene of global capitalism today is akin to seeing a vehicle hurtling at full speed towards a wall and while shouting and screaming on the sidelines the pilot remains oblivious and keeps pushing on the accelerator. You know it is going to crash as you watch in disbelieving …

The Economist Defends 'The World's Dumbest Idea'

There’s something unbearably sad about a great financial journal like <i>The Economist</i> defending shareholder value theory, which even Jack Welch has called “the dumbest idea in the world.” Like many unbearably sad things, it involves clever people who should know better struggling to defend something …

Investing

The money in Silicon Valley has attracted a different type of tech worker, says Apple cofounder

In an interview with Mashable, Wozniak argued that Silicon Valley's transformation from a land of fruit trees to a paved office park has it mirroring Los Angeles and Orange County now.<p>It's also changed who is coming to Silicon Valley for work.<p>"I think the money that's been made has attracted a …

U.S. Sold $33 Billion in Weapons to Gulf Countries in the Last Year

If war is a nasty business, it’s also a lucrative one. New figures released by the State Department show that the United States has sold $33 billion …

Alibaba is working to bring virtual reality into its e-commerce services

Alibaba has formally thrown its hat into the virtual reality ring after the Chinese e-commerce giant announced its own VR research lab, dubbed GnomeMagic Lab.<p>The company invested in red hot augmented reality company Magic Leap earlier this year, in a deal that put Alibaba vice chairman Joe Tsai on …

Sony To Buy Michael Jackson's Half Of Sony/ATV For $750 Million

Michael Jackson earned more than any entertainer dead or alive in the first five years after his untimely passing. When the total soared past $1 billion last year, it seemed an incomparable milestone–at least until today, when Jackson’s estate announced the sale of the King of Pop’s half of the …

Michael Jackson

Super Bowl Commercials 2016: List of Best Ads and Video Highlights

Super Bowl entertainment spans well beyond the playing surface, and Sunday's showcase between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers was no different.<p>Advertisers came through with hysterical commercials during what's sure to be the most-watched sporting event of the year, with innovation and some …

NFL

Top Ten Super Bowl 50 Commercials According To TiVo

So the big game might have been a bit of a yawner last night; but at least the commercials had their usual mix of humor, empathy, and head-scratching. While I thought that Amazon’s Echo commercial won last night (mostly because it was the only commercial in my house other than the <i>Captain America:</i> …

TiVo

From a mysterious Intuit ad to a Zack Ryder promoting Doritos, the Super Bowl ads this year were high-concept, often ridiculous, and packed with celebrities

Paul Rudd

Tesla Model X Concerns 'Overdone,' Similar To Model S Production Ramp

Tesla Motors does not face any fundamental issues with the Model X production ramp, says Credit Suisse in a research note. Today’s note is in stark contrast to a comment last week by a former GM vice chairman that the X is “unbuildable.”<p>See: Tesla Model X ‘Unbuildable,’ Business Model ‘Upside …

Lil' Chris killed himself after struggling with pressures of fame

Inquest into death of the 24-year-old pop star, real name Chris Hardman, hears he had been in contact with mental health services throughout his career<p>The family of TV star and singer Lil' Chris have spoken of his struggle with fame and determination to overcome depression after a coroner ruled he …

Mental Health

New research points to the unexpected and dangerous nature of Jupiter

That it has used its massive gravitational pull to divert asteroids and comets from a collision course with Earth.<p>Maybe Jupiter even felt bad when one got through, and doomed the dinosaurs to extinction. But a new study has cast this idea into doubt.<p>The idea of Jupiter as a protector has been …

Morocco's megawatt solar plant powers up

<b>(CNN) —</b> Morocco is close to completing the world's largest concentrated solar power farm.<p>The site near the city of Ouarzazate -- famous as a filming location for Hollywood blockbusters like "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Gladiator" -- aims to produce enough energy to power over one million homes by the …

This Is Why You Can’t Afford a House

The rising cost of housing is one of the greatest burdens on the American middle class. So why hasn’t it become a key issue in the presidential …

A meteorite may have just killed someone for the first time on record

We know that meteorites have the potential to really wreak havoc on Earth, whether it's a little one blowing out windows in Russia, or a bigger one wiping out the dinosaurs. But there's no known record of a space rock conclusively causing the death of a human...except, perhaps, until now.<p>An …

Tamil Nadu

Opinion: 5 deadly investing sins that let cons and crooks take your money

When the North American Securities Administrators Association released its annual list of the “top investor threats” in late December, it took aim at …

By 2050, Utilities Will No Longer Charge For Electricity

PARIS—Just around the corner a future awaits when electricity consumers will no longer have to suffer the vagaries of fuel costs, according to a United Nations under-secretary general, whether the fuel is natural gas, coal, or enriched uranium.<p>Achim Steiner, executive director of the UN Environment …

Renewable Energy

CES 2016: Preview of the Las Vegas tech showcase

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1217000/1217178_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529930713_56dfbc267371c945747cfc53adf755e0<p><b>Across the globe, tech industry insiders are charging their batteries and taking a deep breath.</b><p>CES kicks off next week - a sprawling consumer …

Virtual Reality

A Yale Economist Wants to Make You a Better Philanthropist

Dean Karlan’s ImpactMatters hopes to help prospective donors give smarter, better and more often<p>COMPARE YOUR LAST PHONE purchase with your last charitable donation. I bet you knew lots about the phone—its weight, screen resolution, battery life—but little about what the charity accomplished with …

Batteries

Chef Massimo Bottura on Why the Future of Food is in Our Trash

For the legendary Italian restaurateur, the key to ending hunger is rethinking what we throw away<p>WHEN I THINK ABOUT THE FUTURE of restaurants—what chefs will be cooking in the years to come—the first thing that comes to mind is garbage: day-old bread, potato peels, fish bones, wilted vegetables. We …

Food

Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch on the Future of Publishing

How an invention from the 1400s will fare in the years ahead<p>By<p>Michael Pietsch<p>I’ve been hearing about the demise of book publishing since the first day I stepped through the doors of a publisher back in 1978. But here we are still, publishers like Little, Brown, with histories going back 100 and 200 …

Please Eat the Artwork: The Rise of the Multisensory Museum

Curators are using everything from virtual reality to custom confections to engage audiences<p>Wall labels and bulky audio guides are beginning to look like artifacts from an “ancient history” wing. Today’s curators are teaming up with Silicon Valley firms and experimental designers for …

Museums

The Hindsight Report: 5 Ideas That Seemed Like the Future

From selfie sticks to Sriracha, innovations that have overstayed their welcome<p>Sriracha: It’s safe to say that we hit peak Sriracha somewhere between Sriracha-flavored vodka and the redundant-seeming Tabasco Sriracha. The Thai chili sauce has become to Generation Y what salting was to their …

Sriracha Sauce

Netflix’s Former Top Recruiter on the Workplace of the Future

Patty McCord, the one-time chief talent officer of the video-streaming service, on how social media will transform what we do and how we do it<p>By<p>Patty McCord<p><b>RIGHT NOW, THANKS TO SOCIAL MEDIA,</b> we have a connection with customers that we’ve never had before—instant feedback on how a company is doing. …

Predict the Future: How to Improve the Accuracy of Forecasts

Philip Tetlock and Dan Gardner, the authors of ‘Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction,’ explain why precision precedes accuracy<p>SIX YEARS AFTER THE SECOND WORLD WAR, the probability of a third seemed high and rising. The Soviets had the bomb; Europe was riddled with tripwires. …

Soviet Union

How Smart Should Watches Be?

The smartwatch market is exploding with everything from tech-enhanced swiss luxury to phones for your wrist. But just because you can, doesn’t mean you should<p>By<p>Kevin Sintumuang<p>What do I mostly use my Apple Watch for? To tell the time.<p>That’s not a knock on the smartwatch that was supposed to usher …

Is the Future of Music a Chip in Your Brain?

Stephen Witt, author of “How Music Got Free,” imagines a future where algorithms replace albums, Frank Sinatra has new hits, and the DJ always plays your favorite song<p>By<p>Stephen Witt<p><b>THE YEAR IS 2040,</b> and as you wait for a drone to deliver your pizza, you decide to throw on some tunes. Once a …

Whitney Houston

Tadao Ando Reveals a New Sketch for His First New York City Project

A sketch of the Pritzker Prize-winning architect’s latest work shows his mastery of past and present—and a blueprint for the 21st century<p>By<p>Tadao Ando<p>“In the future, I believe there will only be extreme urban and extreme suburban. Buildings will be taller, rather than going underground, and the …

A Vision of Money’s Digital Future, From Cash to Code

Sebastian Mallaby, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, on currency’s coming transition<p>Finance has always been driven forward by technology, from the invention of double-entry bookkeeping by a Renaissance monk to the 20th century quants who served up securitization, derivatives and …

The Future