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Top 5 political predictions for 2015

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15 Celebrities Turning The Big 5-0 In 2015

Make way for the Gen-X'ers! While 2014 may have been the year of the boomer, 2015 is the beginning of a new era; one where Generation X starts turning 50.<p>According to some, Generation X is the sandwich generation, spanning just about 15 years starting in 1965. That was a time when Lyndon B. Johnson …

10 things you should never buy again

<b>1. Cable TV</b><p>Though cable providers still have plenty of subscribers — roughly 101.7 million Americans, in 2014, according to research firm IBISWorld — …

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Coming in 2015: Uber and Airbnb IPOs?

Alibaba was the cream of a bumper crop of initial public offerings in 2014.<p>But 2015 may wind up being an even bigger year for high-profile IPOs.<p>Controversial ride sharing app Uber could be a monstrous hit on Wall Street if the company decides to go public.<p>Bad publicity about drivers, tone-deaf …

6 Brands That May Not Make It Through 2015

Some might get sold, others might undergo name changes for public relations reasons.<p>It's been another banner year for corporate America. Profits after taxes surged to all-time highs--as did the stock market--while familiar names like Facebook, Amazon, Disney and many others have seen strong growth …

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Pop Culture Predictions For 2015

2014 was a trip. Taylor Swift said it best in "Wonderland:" Life was never worse, but never better." Rage and feminism abounded while the booty …

Six science stories we can't wait to follow in 2015

Some serious groundwork has been laid. Some amazing instruments are turning on. Some incredible destinations are in sight. If you ask us, 2015 is going to be an awesome year in science.<p>From solar system exploration to new adventures in particle physics to the possible defeat of a microscopic foe, …

8 mobile enterprise trends to look out for in 2015

It’s that time a year when every thought leader, analyst, reporter, and startup chief executive starts making predictions for the upcoming year’s trends. Considering that I live in the mobile enterprise world, I realize that attempting to make industry predictions in such as fast-moving environment …

Six Members of Congress To Watch in 2015

The dynamics in Congress are about to change – as will some of the power players on Capitol Hill.<p>As Republicans take control of the Senate, they will control both chambers for the first time since 2006. With that shift comes new faces and some old ones with new positions of power. Welcome to the …

NBC’s 3 Steps for Home Invasion Defense: Use Wasp Spray Illegally, Treat Invader ‘Like Royalty’ and Don’t Own a Gun

According to FBI crime statistics quoted by NBC’s TODAY Show, home invasions in America are happening at the alarming rate of 135 per day.<p>That frightening fact combined with some recent, high profile invasions at the homes of Oscar-winner Sandra Bullock and NBA star Ray Allen prompted reporter Jeff …