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I'm a financial planner — here are the best pieces of advice I can give you about what to do with your cash

• <b>Cash in the bank is a good thing – up to a certain point.</b>• <b><br>Banks insure only up to $US250,000 in an account, so if you have more than that, your money</b> …

As Euro Crisis Ends, Italy Stokes Fear of a Revival

ROME—The end of Greece’s marathon bailout on Monday would mark the closure of the eurozone crisis—if only it weren’t for Italy, and nagging fears that the euro isn’t fixed after all.<p>European Union authorities will hail as a victory the completion of Greece’s financial-rescue program, an eight-year …

Europe

Back From the Dead, Parma Embraces a Soccer Renaissance

PARMA, Italy — Eight trophies are lined up along the back wall of the museum at Parma’s Stadio Ennio Tardini. Each one is polished to perfection, placed on a plinth and bathed in a soft spotlight, picking out the glint of silver and the gleam of gold. The effect is one of deep reverence, an almost …

Italy

How to turn off Google's location tracking

When you turn off “location history” Google still tracks your location when you use several of its key services including Maps, search and the weather. Here’s how to really turn all of it off.<p>A report from the Associated Press has highlighted that the feature called location history is just one of …

Maps

Steve Jobs Asked One Profound Question That Took Apple From Near Bankruptcy To $1 Trillion

It’s easy to forget that Apple’s path to its $1 trillion valuation was nearly derailed when the company was running out of cash. Steve Jobs asked one profound question that got it back on track.<p>In my keynotes about inspirational leadership, I often show a grainy video clip of Steve Jobs holding a …

Steve Jobs

Power Worth Less Than Zero Spreads as Green Energy Floods the Grid

Bright and breezy days are becoming a deeper nightmare for utilities struggling to earn a return on traditional power plants.<p>With wind and solar …

Renewable Energy

Israelis tickled by Sacha Baron Cohen's grotesque caricature

JERUSALEM (AP) — Sacha Baron Cohen is at it again. After tapping into his familiarity with Israel and his fluency in Hebrew to shape previous eccentric personas such as Borat and Bruno, the Jewish comedian has created his most stereotypical Israeli character yet — a grotesque, faux counterterrorism …

Israel

Most Vitamin Pills Are Useless, But Here Are The Ones You Should Take

Forget multivitamins.<p>It seems like simple, obvious advice: eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and - of course - take your vitamins. Or …

Wellness

‘Zero Tolerance’ Unleashes Murderous Violence in Italy—and Trump Thinks It’s Just Great

Attacks on people of color have multiplied dramatically since Steve Bannon favorite Matteo Salvini took over. On Monday his puppet prime minister …

Donald Trump

The Quietest Place in America Is Becoming a Warzone

<b>N 47.51575°, W 123.52133°</b>—Amid the panoply of greenery that makes up the Hoh Rainforest, a gap in the old growth forest arises. Well, more accurately …

National Parks

Here's how patients say they reversed early Alzheimer's symptoms

There are two California doctors who are shaking up the medical world, saying their protocols can dramatically improve brain health in children and …

Dementia

Forget gluten—this might be the actual cause of your health woes

Just when you think you’ve perfected an eating plan that’s good for your gut and won’t cause inflammation, along comes a new buzzword linked to …

LeBron James Opts for Free Agency. Next Stop ... Lakers?

LeBron James has decided to become a free agent rather than exercising his $35.6 million option to stay under his current contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers for one more year, according to two people familiar with the decision.<p>James’s agent, Rich Paul, notified the Cavaliers of the decision on …

Warning: Do Not Mix These Supplements

Be cautious of these combos<p>Even the most common supplements can have surprising interactions with drugs and other supplements.<p>"Things that are …

How to Relieve Knee Pain

Knee osteoarthritis—a progressive loss of cartilage at the ends of knee joints—can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling. And about half the estimated …

I took nootropics every day for a week—here’s what happened

Just like how subsisting on Soylent instead of actual food became a habit among Silicon Valley bros years before you could buy a bottle at 7-Eleven, …

An artist painted a self-portrait of himself on a different drug every day — and he ended up with brain damage

Bryan Lewis Saunders<p>In March 1995, artist Bryan Lewis Saunders began creating at least one self-portrait of himself every day.<p>Born in Washington D.C. …

Art

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

9 Foods You Should Never Eat If You Have Diabetes

Well, almost never.<p>For those who don’t have diabetes, nibbling a cookie here or some French fries there isn’t a big deal. Those unhealthy treats may run counter to your diet or weight-loss goals, but eating them isn’t the end of the world. For diabetics, on the other hand, one too many slip-ups …

These brain foods can improve your thinking and mood

Research proves that proper nutrition is essential to promote brain and overall body health, and to defend against diseases such as Alzheimer’s …

Alzheimer's Disease

A 'One-in-100 Million' Cotton Candy-Colored Lobster Was Found Near Maine

A rare, cotton candy-colored lobster that was caught near Maine last year has become a social media star after it was saved from the cook pot and …

Migrants put mafia mobsters behind bars in Palermo

Eleven shop owners who bravely took on their racketeers show that the southern Italian city's multiculturalism has had an impact on breaking down the …

12 high-paying side jobs you can do in your free time

If you’re looking to earn some extra money, gain experience in a new field or industry, fill some free time, or find a summer gig, side jobs can fill …

Employment

Jobless young Italians abandon charms of south

<b>If you venture as far south in Italy as Basilicata you might be excused for wondering why any locals would ever wish to leave.</b><p>It has Italy's largest national park, pristine water, mountains, clean air and great fruit and veg.<p>But leave they do - especially the young. Italy's youth unemployment rate …

Solar Cell Breakthrough Could Make Panels Far More Efficient, Study Says

The material transforms photons from the sun into a totally different quasiparticle, a plasmon.<p>One hurdle for solar energy proponents and the …

New hope for worn out teeth after scientific breakthrough

Scientists say they have developed a material which could help regenerate tooth enamel - and prevent tooth decay or sensitivity in the future.

Italy’s Populists Get a Green Light to Govern, in New Threat to Europe

ROME — The populist parties that won Italy’s elections two months ago by demonizing the political establishment, the European Union and illegal migrants in often vulgar terms were granted the go-ahead on Wednesday to form a government, crystallizing some of the biggest fears of Europe’s leaders, …

Scientists have figured out exactly how much you need to exercise to slow your heart's aging process

So there’s good news and there’s bad news.<p>The good news is there are steps you can take to slow your heart’s aging process, increasing the chances of living a long, healthy, fruitful life. The trade-off is that you really do have to go to the gym.<p>New research published this week in the Journal of …

Biomedicine

The Mafia Reporter With a Police Escort (and the 200 Journalists Like Him)

ROME — For many of his days over the past four years, Paolo Borrometi has lived in isolation, though he is barely ever alone. He has not walked through a park or by the beach in his native Sicily for years. He cannot go to a restaurant freely, or to a concert or the movies. He can’t drive a car …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …