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Five Roman History Films To Binge Watch This Holiday Season (And Some To Feed To The Beasts)

If you are like me, you are headed home for the holidays. While there may be an even longer list of taboo dinner table subjects this year than any other, the two things we can all agree on is that Chex Mix is delicious and ancient history can bring us together (right?). Here are a few TV shows and …

Ancient History

‘Anonymous Billionaire’ in the Spotlight After 1,000% Rally

Luiz Alves Paes de Barros is something of an enigma in Sao Paulo’s financial circles. At 69, he’s known around town as the “anonymous billionaire” …

Stock Markets

‘Death Star’ destroyed during the largest battle in Eve Online history (update)

A months-long siege ended with a big bang<p>More than 5,700 players gathered over the weekend to destroy a massive player-made structure in <i>Eve Online</i>, making it the single largest engagement in the game’s history. It’s evidence that the MMO, now in its 14th year, is undergoing a kind of renaissance …

Forget “dialogue” with Donald Trump and his supporters: They have empowered hatred and harm

Those who elected Trump want to undo progress and harm black and brown people. Who cares what’s in their hearts?<p>One of my best friends teaches English at a community college located in one of the Rust Belt-like towns along the Connecticut River, where good-paying industrial jobs long ago vanished …

Donald Trump

Should we even go there? Historians on comparing fascism to Trumpism

Recent events around the world have prompted debate about the historical parallels between our times and the period preceding the second world war<p>Last Thursday, an 89-year-old Auschwitz survivor recorded a video which promptly went viral. She compared “the humiliation, the demonization of others” …

Political Science

Morning Yoga Poses That Will Wake You Up

If you want to establish a consistent yoga practice, one of the first steps is to find the time of day that works best for you and make sure to be on …

7 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for 2017

The surprising result of the presidential election has large implications for dividend stocks. First, let’s stipulate this: As an asset class, stocks …

Investing

Beginning Yoga Workout for Men

Though it can be hard for anyone to overcome their initial discomfort and start doing yoga, it seems especially difficult for some men. There is one …

How the hell did CCP cram Eve: Valkyrie onto PlayStation VR?

This is one of the most impressive ports on the system<p>There’s a moment in the tutorial missions of <i>Eve: Valkyrie</i> where you’re literally shot out of a capital ship’s launching tube, and suddenly, there it is: the infinite reaches of space, pockmarked with huge ships and fighters. It’s a stunning …

The Super Health Benefits of Ginger in a Ginger Matcha Latte with Creatine and GlycoMaize Energy Cocktail

The Health Benefits of Ginger in a Ginger Matcha with Creatine and GlycoMaize Energy Cocktail<p>If you start to google the words health benefits the …

Is the DEA high? The agency’s emergency ban on kratom has to make you wonder what they’re smoking

The ban on kratom — a safe and popular treatment for chronic pain, depression, anxiety and PTSD — is inexplicable<p>How insane is America's drug war? Look no further than the Southeast Asian plant known as kratom, which the Drug Enforcement Administration recently announced it would be temporarily …

Cannabis

When it comes to marriage, the third time’s not often the charm

If, as Oscar Wilde said, a first marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence and a second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience, then – as we sift through the ashes of Brangelina – what’s going on with the third?<p>We still know precious little about what led Angelina Jolie to …

Brad Pitt

Learn how to make money on the short side – you’re going to need it

As the markets now enter a period of high volatility, I ponder whether they are sensing the onset of the next recession. It's almost certain that we will see a global recession within the next two years. The history of U.S. recessions shows the range of expansions between two and 10 years since the …

Economics

5 Secrets To A Happy Marriage—From A Couple Who Met 84 Years Ago

Get ready for a love story that sounds like it was ripped out of the pages of a novel.<p>When Thomas Howard spotted the woman he would spend the rest of his life with, he was just 9 years old. Irene and her brother Frank lived four doors down from Thomas and his family. Thomas became fast friends with …

Relationships

Did a Commodity Bull Market Just Get Started?

Metals and other commodities have bottomed and are beginning what is likely to be a long push higher, says Scott Colyer, CEO of Advisors Asset …

Stock Markets

Why You're Right to Invest in Canadian National Railway Company Stock

Geographic strength is one of the things that CN does right. Image source: Canadian National Railway.<p>Given the decline in coal demand, the expected impact of the Panama Canal expansion on trans-American rail shipments, and a negative trend in auto sales, now may seem like the wrong time to invest …

This Is What Happens When You Don’t Eat After A Workout

Most nutritionists recommend eating something within 30 minutes after a workout. Your body, after using up its available energy, needs to be …

Exercise

Top 5 Best Playstation 4 Exclusives You Should Play Right Now

It’s not often that a mainstream triple-A title manages to surprise us, but Until Dawn managed it. Prior to release, it came across as an overly …

Leo Astrology Sun Sign

The capacity for Leo to encourage and lead is symbolized by the Lion. In that depiction, Leo leads with their left paw and moves forward with their …

In search of Christine Chubbuck: The mystery of TV’s first on-air suicide

Documentary meets thriller in a fascinating inquiry into the Sarasota newswoman who shot herself on air in 1974<p>At its most basic level, “Kate Plays Christine” is a film about an actress who is struggling to develop a character. It’s a documentary, in the sense that for most of the film actress Kate …

Stereotypes

The year of dark magical thinking: Unskewed reality, Hillary’s health and the rise of the alt-right

How Karl Rove’s 2012 Fox News humiliation unleashed Trump, Breitbart and the demons of the alt-right<p>Hey, remember Karl Rove? That guy seems almost charmingly old-fashioned right now. (I said “almost.”) Amid the deepening insanity of the 2016 campaign, I keep going back to Rove’s election-night …

Government

How to stop WhatsApp sharing your phone number with Facebook

WhatsApp changed its privacy policy for the first time in four years yesterday, announcing that users’ phone numbers will be shared with its parent …

Privacy

Jim Rogers Fund Made 4,200% While The S&P 500 Only Returned 47%

<b>Jim Rogers Fund Made 4,200% While The S&P 500 Only Returned 47% by Lars Haugen</b><p>I recently re-read the book “Street Smarts” by Jim Rogers. It’s an …

How to be thoughtfully ruthless in how you manage your career

Are you thoughtfully ruthless?<p>That sounds like an oxymoron but in fact it's just an unusual juxtaposition of two approaches to management. And Val Wright, a British-born consultant based in Los Angeles, feels from her observation of executives over the years that it's the key to success.<p>"Executives …

19 of the best secret categories on Netflix and how to find them

Netflix has an insane amount of content, but it's not always easy to find what you want.<p>The categories Netflix gives you access to are broad, which is made more frustrating by the knowledge that Netflix splits movies and TV shows into incredibly specific micro-categories.<p>Luckily, it's pretty easy …

Entertainment

You can play 'Titanfall 2' for free during two August weekends

<i>Titanfall 2</i> is coming this fall, but an upcoming "technical test" will let anyone with a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One try it out this month.<p>The test …

A 'Venezuela' is happening in capital markets

In a letter to investors marking his hedge fund's 10th anniversary, James Litinsky of JHL Capital said he would rather be investing back in the dark days of 2008 than in the market we're seeing today.<p>You see, in 2008 the world's assets were simply deflating and reinflating. Opportunities, in that …

Capital Markets

4 Things You Must Do to Achieve 7% Body Fat

1 of 5<p>The Plan<p>If it’s a flat belly, a better all-around diet, and a stronger heart you’re after this year, we’ve got you covered. But if you’ve got …

Does Exercise Make You Hungrier?

Hoping to lose weight, but heard exercising makes you hungrier? Don’t cancel your gym membership just yet.<p>In a small study in <i>Medicine & Science in</i> …

Fitness