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The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here's The Creepier Technology That Comes Next

It may raise hackles to think that U.S. intelligence officials might be monitoring your telephone and Internet communications, but for most of us it’s only the marketers who are really interested in our everyday online activities. And with many billions of dollars at stake, companies are …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

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Auclair: Jupiter + Venus<p>UK music website The 405 debuted a new track from London-based singer, songwriter and producer Auclair this week. From her forthcoming EP <i>Semaphore</i>, "Jupiter + Venus" is like the Goldilocks of new music; it's the perfect combination of sweet and daunting, slow but steady, and …

Where Can I Find the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie in the U.S.?

<i>A:</i><p>The great brew houses and burger joints scattered across the country are always highlighted in road trip guides. But chocolate chip cookies, those gooey symbols of all that is wholesome and right about America, always seem to get the shaft. Not today. The cookies from these eight bake shops …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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The 12 Smartest People On Wall Street

Of course, the best insights always come from the people who really know their stuff - and that knowledge and experience typically lends to a unique perspective that is hard to find anywhere else.<p>We've compiled a list of the analysts, economists, and managers we consider to be some of the smartest …

Most Men Can't Get Away With Being 'Alpha Dads'

Bloomberg Businessweek makes it sound easy.<p>Seelah Kolhatkar's cover story on work-life balance for men focuses on a group of "alpha dads" at Deloitte who boldly rearrange their schedules to make time for their kids.<p>"They don't believe in balance," writes Kolhatkar, "they believe in getting what …

Beyond Price: Comparison Shopping 2.0 Is About Customer Experience

iStockphoto.com/mbortolino<p>E-commerce is undergoing some radical changes as price-based comparison shopping loses steam, forcing online merchants to …

Medicare is going to run out of money in about a decade—but that’s what they always say

Chalk it up to the perils of projection: Today we learn that Medicare, the US public health insurance program for seniors, will exhaust its trust fund in 2026, thirteen years from now. When the trust fund runs out, the program will need to either reduce benefits, raise taxes, or borrow more money …

Medicare headed for insolvency in 2026 - Video on NBCNews.com

>> it is no secret that social security and medicare are headed for insolvency. within about two decades. the government today said it won't happen to medicare until 2026 . two years later than previously estimated because health care spending is now increasing at a slower speed and projected …

Cleveland Whiskey Ages Bourbon In One Week

The process of making bourbon whiskey hasn’t changed much in decades. A sour mash is fermented, then distilled into a clear spirit. After making the spirit, a distillery places it into charred, American oak barrels to age. Usually for several years, with premium bourbons often aging for nine years …