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Obama Targets Tax Breaks for Publicly Funded Sports Stadiums

Courtesy of Alan Vanneman (read his blog here), comes word about a President Obama initiative that all libertarians can get behind: ending the use of …

Taxes

The 24 Best All-Inclusive Resorts In The Caribbean

And what better way to enjoy a truly stress free holiday than an all-inclusive resort?<p>With help from Hotels.com, we've rounded up some of the best all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean based on real travelers ratings.<p>From adults-only resorts located on private beaches to family-friendly hotels …

Caribbean

Extreme Body Painting Turns Humans into Animals

While at first glance you think you're seeing ordinary paintings of animals on canvas, look a little closer and you'll notice that the canvases are actually naked human beings. Shannon Holt is a body painter based in Florida who has the incredible ability to transform the human body into a canvas …

Bodypainting

A Few Days With The Microsoft Band

Wearables are a hot topic at the moment. I haven’t really be enamored with any one particular wearable device as of yet—I’ve found most of what’s currently available to be clunky and of minimal use–but decided to take the plunge a few months back anyway. I made a decision to lose some weight and …

Hackers recreate fingerprints using public photos

A German hacking group claims that it can recreate your fingerprints from the other side of the world.<p>At a cybersecurity convention in Hamburg last week, the "Chaos Computer Club" demonstrated how it can mimic a fingerprint just by analyzing photographs.<p>Fingerprints have been recreated from smudges …

Microsoft Is Reportedly Working On A Completely New Web Browser

Microsoft is preparing to launch a new web browser with the release of the Windows 10 operating system, according to ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley. The new browser has the code-name “Spartan” and it will be less clunky than Microsoft Internet Explorer. Microsoft’s Spartan reportedly has a look and feel …

Attention Ivory Tower Dwellers: The 2015 American Dream Is Not An Illusion

I recently came across a disturbing article entitled, “The American Dream Is An Illusion,” written by a college Economics Professor. The Professor argues that, “… <i>recent evidence suggests that, in reality, social mobility rates are extremely low. Seven to ten generations are required before the</i> …

FDA, CDC Expand Listeria Warning To All Prepackaged Caramel Apples

The simple message from FDA and the CDC:<p>Do not eat ANY prepackaged caramel apples for the foreseeable future.<p>The warning includes plain caramel apples as well as those with nuts, sprinkles, chocolate, or any other topping.<p>The reason: Three confirmed deaths due to listeria infections from …

Review: IPhone user tries to go back to BlackBerry

NEW YORK (AP) — The BlackBerry's blinking red light used to haunt me.Just when I thought I could relax, enjoy a nice dinner or go for a run, my …

12 Big Geopolitical Events We Think Will Happen In 2015

Indeed, who could have expected a year ago that Russia would take over Crimea, ISIS would break out of Al Qaeda and declare a caliphate, the US would start bombing Syria and Iraq while approaching a nuclear deal with Iran,or that Ebola would ravaged three west African countries and scare the …

Middle East

13 Productivity Tips to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet

With the New Year right around the corner, it’s a good time to evaluate your work habits (yes, in addition to your fitness routine and maybe even your haircut). Especially for you creative freelancers out there, productivity often equals money, happiness and general well-being. We found 13 tips …

Time is running out for RadioShack

RadioShack has made it through its 94th Christmas. But its chances of surviving another year are very much in doubt.<p>The company is saddled with more than 5,000 stores, many of which it can't afford to keep open.<p>Unfortunately for Radio Shack, the company is so cash-strapped that it can't afford to …

Best Interior Design Posts of 2014

Refurbished Flat in Islington by Architecture for London<br>A London flat in is located in a Georgian townhouse and despite keeping many of the classic …

12 Crystal Clear Reflections of Skyscrapers in Busan

Busan is the second largest metropolis after Seoul with a population of about 3.6 million. It's also the largest port city in South Korea and it has Korea's largest beach and longest river. High-rise developments and luxury hotels in its Marine City has drawn the wealthy to flock to the area. …

Busan

4 Best New Health Care Tools of 2014

The apps and websites that can keep you healthier and make you a smarter health care consumer.<p>Every year, there are innovators who come up with fresh …

Sofia Vergara, Joe Manganiello are reportedly engaged

Ay, Joe! Sofia Vergara is reportedly engaged to hunky beau Joe Manganiello after dating for six months.<p>Take a second to let that all sink in. Or ponder natural selection.<p>The engagement news came via E! News, Page Six and Us Weekly on Monday, which reported that the "True Blood" actor proposed to …

Solange Responds to TMZ’s IRS Tax Lien Report: “Well Thanks For Letting Me Know”

Over the weekend, the infamous TMZ reported Solange owed more than $55,00 in taxes from 2010-2012 — and Solange no clue about it until they happily …

5 Tax Deductions Sellers Won't Want To Miss

If you’re like me, you think the IRS wants as much information about your financial life as possible. And that’s typically true — except when you sell a home and make a profit of less than $250,000 (or less than $500,000 when you file a joint return with your spouse).<p>If you meet those …

Salma Hayek Blows Everyone Away in New Everly Trailer

<b>Salma Hayek</b> first made a splash in American cinema by sticking close to <b>Antonio Banderas’s</b> side as he shot up everything in his path in <i>Desperado</i>. Though she’s since taken center stage in the world of gunslinging movies (what, you forgot <i>Bandidas</i>?), this is the most extreme version of action-Salma …

Barack Obama: Iran could be a 'successful regional power' if it agrees to a nuclear deal

Weeks after restoring ties with Cuba, the US president says he hopes Iran will one day rejoin the international community<p>President Barack Obama has spoken of his ambition to bring Iran in from the cold, saying the long-time US foe could be “a very successful regional power” if it agrees to a deal …

Shake Shack has taken the corporate obsession with buzzwords too far

The invented corporate buzzword has been around for years, but the burger chain Shake Shack has taken things to a new level in its S-1 filing for an IPO.<p>The company can’t seem to resist a portmanteau. “<i>The Shacksperience</i>” is its employee-development program, which teaches staff to “live and …

Indonesia asks for US help finding missing plane

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Monday that Indonesia has asked the United States for help in locating a missing AirAsia jet and the Navy …

Pentagon discloses airstrike against senior Somali militant leader

The United States launched an airstrike against a senior Shabab militia leader in southwestern Somalia on Monday, a<p>Pentagonspokesman disclosed.<p>Rear Adm. John Kirby did not name the target of the strike near the town of Saakow, northeast of the militants' stronghold of Kismayo, saying only that …

‘China’s Apple’ Is Now the World’s Most Valuable Startup

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is now the world’s most valuable privately-funded startup.<p>Xiaomi, known as “China’s Apple,” is valued at over $46 …

2014 Jaguar F-type V-8 S Roadster

Loud pipes save lives. In this case, Jaguar's.<p>From the August 2015 issue<p>Sales are not always the ultimate arbiter of a brand’s outlook, at least not in the same way that failure is a ­certainty in their absence. Jaguar’s numbers, in free fall when Ford dumped the brand in early 2008 on India’s Tata …

Yahoo!

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There Goes Oil ...

Oil is crashing again.<p>On Monday afternoon, the price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil crashed to as low as $53.00 per barrel, a more than 3% decline and the lowest price for WTI since May 2009, according to Reuters.<p>Brent crude oil, the international benchmark, also fell to its lowest price …

Oil