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Investors in 'patient panic' over Fed language

U.S. stock markets are in the midst of a "'patient' panic" ahead of Wednesday's Federal Reserve statement, when many investors expect a change in the Fed's language that would send the clearest signal yet that a rate hike is coming soon.<p>The S&P 500 has fallen 2.6 percent since February's …

Financial Markets

In a New Era of Boxing, Two New Documentaries Expose the Sport's Bloody Side

Floyd Mayweather Jr., Champs, and Dawg Fight all prove the sport never went away.<p>Reporters, bloggers, and 140-character typists have been saying that boxing has gone away, that boxing needs a comeback, that only a big event can save it, and it better be on network television. Make it something more …

Anonymous declares war over Charlie Hebdo attack

Anonymous declared war on Islamic extremists Friday and promised to take revenge for the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.<p>In a video posted on YouTube, the group of hackers said they would track down websites and social media networks linked to terrorists, and take them down.<p>"We, …

Terrorism

Suburbs and the New American Poverty

More people with low incomes now live outside of cities, and some areas are ill-equipped to deal with the influx of the poor.<p>NORCROSS, Ga.—Every weekday around 3:15 p.m., a big, yellow school bus stops on Pelican Drive outside Norcross Extended Stay, near the intersection with Best Friend …

The Chicest Tech Gifts for Women This Holiday Season

Gadgets that every woman on-the-go can appreciate.<p>From the latest in wearable tech to the best designer headphones and phone cases, these are the most stylish gadgets to give (and receive) this holiday season.

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

Make the Best Meatballs You'll Ever Eat

Proof that four kinds of meat are better than one<p>Sorry, Mom. These are the best meatballs I’ve ever had.<p>Sure, all balls of meat are delicious by definition. But these meatballs contain <i>four</i> different kinds of meat. And <i>homemade</i> breadcrumbs. And a kind of preserved Italian chile that I’d never heard …

The 25 Best Restaurants In America, According To TripAdvisor Users

Only 25 could be chosen, however, as the best by TripAdvisor users for its 2014 Travelers' Choice Restaurants Awards.<p>These restaurants include everything from the theatrical inventiveness of Chicago's Alinea to the conservative Southern charm of Charleston's Halls Chophouse.<p>And since TripAdvisor's …

New York City

Opinion: Cash in on China’s corruption crackdown

The crackdown on bribery in China is getting so tough, officials say they’re even scrutinizing mooncakes, a traditional Chinese pastry that people …

The Horse and the Cowboy

The glorious madness of Jim Glickenhaus.<p>Fifty or 60 years ago, the idea of a customized Ferrari wasn't as preposterous as it is now. You'd simply order a new 250 GT or 330 GTC, then commission a coachbuilder like Scaglietti or Pininfarina to hammer out bespoke bodywork. Enzo Ferrari himself was …

Alan Turing, code-breaker castrated for homosexuality, receives royal pardon

Alan Turing, a British code-breaker during World War II who was later subjected to chemical castration for homosexual activity, has received a royal pardon nearly 60 years after he committed suicide.<p>Turing was best known for developing the Bombe, a code-breaking machine that deciphered messages …

Herbalife Just Released A Rebuttal To Bill Ackman, And It Says The Company Isn't A Pyramid Scheme

This announcement from Herbalife comes ahead of Bill Ackman's latest presentation on the company, which yesterday he said is the "most important presentation" of his career.<p>In December 2012, Ackman famously declared the Herbalife was a pyramid scheme and that the stock would eventually go to $0.<p>In …

Google Glass Creator Heads To Amazon

Where do you go after leading projects at Google’s top-secret skunkworks, Google[X]?<p>NASA? DARPA? The secret underground bunker where they’re keeping the hoverboards, jet packs, and flying cars?<p>Nope. The answer, it seems, is Amazon.<p>Babak Parviz, the Googler most heavily credited with creating Google …

Samsung Galaxy Tab S review

Samsung's gadget playbook is pretty obvious to anybody who’s been watching. It has created a relatively stable (if uninspiring) design language, chosen plastic as its preferred material, and cranked out device after device — each one based on small, iterative technological updates to the previous …

How to use your Xbox or PlayStation controller on your PC

Using a mouse and keyboard is usually the most optimal solution for playing PC games, but sometimes a controller can make for an even more enjoyable experience. There are numerous controllers out there from a variety of different companies, but there is no need to purchase one if you already own …

Blue Bottle Coffee Expert Shows Us How To Make The Perfect Pour Over

Professional coffee IN YOUR HOME.<p>We recently drank a lot of cups of coffee in the quest to find the very best method for brewing. What we found was that, not only will nine cups of coffee get you <i>really</i> wired, but the old tried and true Chemex pour over still brews a truly stellar cup -- even when …

Banana Meringue Pudding

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 45 min<p>Total Time: 6 min<p>To check if your meringue is stiff, lift the beaters out of the bowl and upend them: The peaks should stick straight up.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pudding<p>4 large eggs<p>⅔ cup sugar<p>¼ cup cornstarch<p>4 cups whole milk<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>2 teaspoons …

Baking

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Here's The Proposed Gas Pipeline That Has Russia-China Relations Stronger Than Ever

"Now Russia-China cooperation is advancing to a new stage of comprehensive partnership and strategic interaction," Putin said. "It would not be wrong to say that it has reached the highest level in all its centuries-long history."<p>The gas deal, which has been on the table for over 10 years, would …

Wu-Tang Clan Preview One-of-a-Kind Album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin With Song Clip

It may be a while before the average citizen has a chance to listen to <i>Once Upon a Time in Shaolin</i>, Wu-Tang Clan's one-of-a-kind, secretly recorded album that won't be made commercially available. (It'll be manufactured as a single copy and tour through museums and galleries before being sold to the …

Nearly 1,000 oz. of gold recovered from 1857 shipwreck

How to Make Yogurt Biscuits Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Food52's Provisions Editor, Posie Harwood, teaches us how to make light, fluffy biscuits without butter or</i> …

Recipes

Einhorn, Gundlach, Ackman, Jones unveil their best longs and shorts at Ira Sohn

2014 McLaren P1: The World's Quickest Production Car! - Ignition Ep. 108

S&P will hit record soon, but it\’s a tired toddler, gains may be muted: Sam Stovall

The New Stress Solution

Feeling wrung out? Barring the off-chance you can drop everything and move to the South of France, check out this easy expert advice for how to keep calm.<p>As the clinical director of New York's buzzed-about YinOva Center, a holistic-based medical practice, Jill Blakeway has seen her share of strung …

We can all learn a thing or two from Gary Player

<b>By Keely Levins</b><p>The box set ($100, agameforlife.com) targets three different areas: sand play, scoring (which covers short game and putting) and life (covering diet and fitness). A concept repeated throughout the series is "turn three shots into two." Often, the best way to do this is with your …

SpaceX is suing the US government for a free market in satellite launches

Entrepreneur of the future Elon Musk told reporters today about the most pressing aspirations for his company, SpaceX: Making even cheaper rockets, and forcing the Air Force to buy them.<p>Musk was fresh from some measurable progress toward the first goal of cheaper rockets. Friday’s SpaceX test of a …

Your Voice Will Control The Future

<i>Why Amazon and its competitors will soon want to listen to your every word.</i><p>Google acquired Nest for billions, then Facebook spent several more billion on Oculus VR. We’re only a few months in to 2014 and already billions have been spent by some of the world’s largest digital players, each of these …