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E-Hail Taxi Battles Move to Moscow With $1 GetTaxi Fares

GetTaxi Inc., an Israeli ride-hailing service that raised $150 million this year, is cutting its Russian prices starting today to compete with …

The Fed Interest Rate Level That Cripples Economic Growth Is Getting Lower And Lower

This means a number of things for the markets, but among the notable side effects is that now, conventional wisdom says, we are finally facing the real countdown to the Fed's first interest rate increase.<p>During the market volatility seen during October, the market's expectations for the Fed's first …

The Surprising Truth About Where New Jobs Come From

“Don’t let anybody tell you that it’s corporations and businesses that create jobs,” Hillary Clinton said last week in Boston. “You know that old theory, trickle-down economics. That has been tried, that has failed. It has failed rather spectacularly. One of the things my husband says when people …

Jim Carrey hilariously spoofs McConaughey Lincoln ads on SNL

These ads were made to be satirized.<p>The Matthew McConaughey Lincoln ads touting the MKC crossover are basically the ideal target for satire. Ellen DeGeneres did an okay job poking fun at them on her TV show, but this weekend, Jim Carrey stepped in and dropped the proverbial mic with these …

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The Strange But True Tale Of Argentina’s Debt Mess

On Wednesday, Argentina made international news by defaulting on its debt. The nation of 41 million people failed to make a $539 million payment to bondholders before a deadline, triggering a ratings downgrade, a slump in Argentine stocks, and not a little bit of panic and confusion.<p>Argentina has …

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Explore huge procedurally generated worlds and customize your ship in this action RPG.

Bill Gates on poverty, GMOs, Microsoft, and vacationing at the Large Hadron Collider

This morning, Bill and Melinda Gates published their foundation’s annual letter, which attempts to debunk commonly held beliefs in development economics.<p>Quartz caught up with Mr. Gates to talk about the letter, how he’s juggling his work at the Gates Foundation with his work at Microsoft, and what …

Why the universe may be nothing more than math

If you're not already a physicist, you need to mentally prepare yourself for MIT professor Max Tegmark's explanation of how our entire universe isn't just described by math, but <i>is</i> math. <i>Scientific American</i> published an excerpt from Tegmark's new book, <i>Our Mathematical Universe</i>, which explains that …

The Way Bernie Madoff Faked Trades Sounds Almost Too Simple To Be Believed

Monday in court, he described what it took to pull off a Ponzi scheme that spanned decades.<p>In all honesty, it doesn't sound like much. Bloomberg has the details.<p>DiPascali faces 125 years in prison for his part in one of the most infamous financial frauds of the last decade. He's cooperating with …

Beautifully Animated CALVIN & HOBBES Dance Sequence

Electric Federal gets cozy with the Superformance GT40

America, distilled.<p>The rules of our reality state that unless you are fantastically, foolishly wealthy, you will never own an original Ford GT40. I'm not saying it's fair. It's just the way things are. Fortunately, Superformance will gladly sell you a steel-bodied recreation that's faster, more …

The Snowden Effect: Ireland Edition

<b>Over here</b>, the <i>Irish Independent</i>is having god's own fun with some tapes that were leaked to it. The tapes are of the executives of the Anglo-Irish bank, meeting to discuss precisely a) how profoundly they were cheating the customers, and b) how profoundly they were lying to the government in order …

CBO Report Warns Of Long-Term Debt Problems

There's plenty of fodder for deficit hawks in a new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. In short, the future looks grim.<p>The 2013 Long-Term Budget Outlook finds that although in the short term the deficit is expected to decline, it will grow again — and, ultimately, in a big way.<p>…

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