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Everything Is Rigged: The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever

The Illuminati were amateurs. The second huge financial scandal of the year reveals the real international conspiracy: There's no price the big banks …

'True Blood' Behind-the-Scenes Promo: Jason and Sookie Face Off

Watch the latest teaser for the vampire drama's upcoming sixth season<p>There are still a few months left 'til <i>True Blood</i> makes its bloody, sexy return …

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2014 Jaguar F-Type First Drive

Leaping Out of the Museum-Piece's Shadow<p>The instant designer Ian Callum began to calmly speak about his new design, it was apparent that Jaguar had decided to confront the F-Type’s first problem — the ancient E-Type — head on. Never mind that the E-Type was introduced in 1961, and left the stage …

2013 Shanghai Auto Show Roundup

The Biggest Cars at China's Big Show<p>Crawling through the outskirts of Shanghai, from one traffic jam to another, I’m finding it difficult to see where any more cars would realistically fit. Congested and polluted, urban China is as un-driver friendly as it gets, but for the world’s carmakers it …

2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe First Drive

Ultimate M<p>Is the new 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe the best M money can buy? It’s certainly the M product that requires the most money to buy, ringing in at $115,225 to start, including $1300 in guzzler taxes. To these eyes it’s far and away the best-looking M product, and its 560-hp/500-lb-ft twin-turbo …

Bachelor Pad Essentials

50 Best Watch Brands & Their Amazing Stories

No matter how far we come in technology, the mechanical movements of a timeless wristwatch will always be a fascinating work of art. An art that has …

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

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Men: Win at Work by Leaning In at Home

Research shows that many men want to have richer lives, with greater emotional engagement and joy in their family lives and bigger contributions to their households. But they face substantial barriers at work, in their homes, and inside their own heads.<p>Just as women need support from their …

To Be Authentic, Look Beyond Yourself

Authenticity — what is it, who has it, and how do you get it? Most people associate authenticity with being true to oneself — or “walking the talk.” But there’s a problem with that association; it focuses on how <i>you</i> feel about <i>yourself</i>. Authenticity is actually a relational behavior, not a …

The IT Conversation We Should Be Having

It has been a while since I was a parent of teenagers, but I remember when the question, “Have you had the conversation yet?” made me break out in cold sweats. The Conversation is also a 1974 film by Francis Ford Coppola whose themes include the role of technology in society and being so focused on …

How to Tell a Story with Data

An excellent visualization, according to Edward Tufte, expresses “complex ideas communicated with clarity, precision and efficiency.” I would add that an excellent visualization also tells a story through the graphical depiction of statistical information. As I discussed in an earlier post, …

Boeing 787 Dreamliner returns to service in Ethiopia flight

<b>An Ethiopian Airlines 787 Dreamliner has flown from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, the first commercial flight by the Boeing aircraft since all 787s were grounded in January.</b><p>The 50 planes around the world were grounded due to battery malfunctions that saw one 787 catch fire in the US.<p>Over the past week …

Aviation

Sell in May -- Market Timing That Works

The calendar is just one reason to be cautious about the stock market in the coming months.<p>Virtually every simple method for timing the stock market …

Former CIA Director: The Grid Is Vulnerable To Attack

The electric power grid in the United States is vulnerable to attacks that have already begun, former CIA Director R. James Woolsey said in Chicago Thursday night, and America needs distributed generation as backup—primarily in the form of natural-gas cogeneration and solar power.<p>On another …

3 Crucial Ways to Set Boundaries at Work

I was spending a sunny Sunday afternoon at a coffee shop, working on a few side projects I didn’t have time for during the week. That’s what weekends are for, right? And judging by the number of people around me typing away on their laptops, I figured that everyone else must be doing the same.<p>But, …

Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable

Guest contribution by Nooman Haque, Director of Life Sciences at Silicon Valley Bank & OneStart mentor, @NoomanHaque, @SVB_UK Silicon Valley Bank is …

What Will Apple Use Flexible Displays For? Everything!

Apple is working on the use of flexible-glass touch displays. Which products will Apple use flexible displays in?<p>The answer is: all of them.<p>When people think about flexible displays, they think about small-screen gadgets like iWatches and curved-glass iPhones. What most don’t realize is that …

Gear & Gadgets

Six Simple Questions To Guide Your Business Plans

While the key factor in winning is the ability to stick with your plan, it makes sense that you start with the best plan possible. Our experiences …

The Truth About How Much Workaholics Actually Work

Most people grandly exaggerate the number of hours they work–and in doing so, undermine their own productivity. Here’s how to track your real work time and make the most of every hour.<p>I first came to the topic of time not because I was interested in time management but because I was fascinated by …

Personalized Portrait Pendant - Children's Silhouette Laser Engraved in Wood Cameo - Mother's Day Gift Idea (Choose Your Color)

**Mother's Day order cutoff date is May 1st (for US customers). Orders received after 5/1 may still arrive in time for Mother's Day but are not guaranteed.<p>HOW TO ORDER (please read step-by-step instructions and FAQ below):<p>1. SEND PHOTO(s) in an Etsy convo: upload file (.jpg or .pdf) to an Etsy …

Bangladesh building collapse: dramatic rescue for survivors found in air pocket

The rescue operation at the collapsed building site in Dhaka, Bangladesh took a dramatic turn on Friday afternoon when a fire service rescue team …

LivingSocial Hacked — More Than 50 Million Customer Names, Emails, Birthdates and Encrypted Passwords Accessed (Internal Memo)

LivingSocial, the daily deals site owned in part by Amazon, has suffered a massive cyber attack on its computer systems, which an email from CEO Tim …

Cyber-attacks