Alex Sebright

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Dear Millennials: One Geezer’s Guide to Achieving Financial Success

A longtime financial columnist offers three simple rules.<p>Dear millennials: You’ve no doubt noticed that you’re the financial services industry’s new …

Retirement

Here's One Group of Cops Who Are All in for Marijuana Legalization (Really)

The November ballot initiative to legal recreational marijuana, backed by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Holmby Hills tech billionaire Sean Parker, would …

In Flint, Mich., there’s so much lead in children’s blood that a state of emergency is declared

<i>This post has been updated.*</i><p>For months, worried parents in Flint, Mich., arrived at their pediatricians’ offices in droves. Holding a toddler by the hand or an infant in their arms, they all have the same question: Are their children being poisoned?<p>To find out, all it takes is a prick of the …

Water

Beyond the Cronut: 15 Frankenpastries to Make at Home

Cupcakes are old news. The newest sugary sensation to sweep our fair city is the Cronut -- the croissant-doughnut hybrid created by Dominque Ansel at his SoHo bakery last month. With production of the pastry limited to 300 a day, Cronut mania has created long lines and even given rise to a seedy …

Scientists Are Beaming Over Quantum Teleportation Record

A new distance record has been set in the strange world of quantum teleportation.<p>In the record-setting experiment, the quantum spin of a light particle was teleported 15.5 miles (25 kilometers) across an optical fiber, making the operation the farthest quantum feat of its kind.<p>About five years ago, …

Quantum Physics

Hydrofoiling 'sports car for the water' promises legendary ride

Most powered personal watercraft use gas motors, which tend to be pretty noisy. That old technology is about to get a challenge from a new breed of watercraft. The Quadrofoil is a hydrofoiling personal craft that runs on electric power. It's not only very quiet, it also doesn't produce emissions. …

Sports Cars

AFI will be returning to Mexico City on November 1 for a headline show at El Plaza Condesa. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 16.