Robert Rosenberg

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High unemployment? Blame high home ownership, study says

High levels of home ownership are strongly linked to subsequent rises in unemployment because labor mobility becomes reduced, according to new research.<p>Using data going back to 1950 across all U.S. states except Alaska and Hawaii, Warwick University economics professor Andrew Oswald finds that the …

Home Ownership

Kobe Bryant Gets A $24 Million Check Today Because Of A Quirk In His Contract

The Los Angeles Lakers star will receive 80% of his $30.5 million salary today in one lump sum payment today, Eric Pincus of the LA Times reports.<p>That means he'll get a check for $24,363,044.<p>NBA players typically get paid bi-weekly during the season, but they have the right to negotiate a different …

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What Hair Dye Is Really Doing To Your Hair

In spite of all of the niche hair salons that have been popping up, from braid bars to blowout salons to braid studios, professional hair dye jobs still drive the beauty industry. But we've been rethinking the treatment after being scarred by this beauty horror story.<p>So we asked cosmetic chemist …

The Week in Review: Snowden Leaks Into Europe

Inside Flipboard / November 1, 2013<p>Edward J. Snowden remains in the news this week with the latest batch of files released proving the United States …

Point This Magical Scanner At Your Food And It Will Count The Calories

The TellSpec could be the missing link for people watching their weight or trying to avoid certain ingredients–if its creators can manage to bring it to the market.<p>Today there are wearable trackers available for just about every move you make and step you take. Almost. If there’s a missing link, …

Giant Hovering Roundabout for Cyclists in the Netherlands

<i>Hovenring</i> is an incredible suspended roundabout conceptualized and designed by IPV Delft specifically for cyclists to safely make their way across congested traffic by traveling overhead. Located between Eindhoven and Veldhoven in the Netherlands, above the Heerbaan/Meerenakkerweg intersection, the …

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These Big-Eyed Fish Are Vacuuming Up Our Plastic Pollution At Night

We can’t find as much plastic in the ocean as there should be. It’s still in the ocean–it’s just hiding in the guts of the lanternfish.<p>Much of the plastic we produce on land ends up contaminating the sea. But when researchers went searching for a global picture of all the plastics stuck swirling …

Malala and Nabila: worlds apart | Afghanistan

On October 24, 2012 a Predator drone flying over North Waziristan came upon eight-year-old Nabila Rehman, her siblings, and their grandmother as they worked in a field beside their village home. Her grandmother, Momina Bibi, was teaching the children how to pick okra as the family prepared for the …

Obamacare losers could pack punch

Meet the new Soccer Mom: Obamacare losers.<p>Millions of married, older, white, college-educated, GOP-leaning Americans have quickly seen their political profile rise after their health insurance companies sent them cancellation letters with the launch of the giant new health care law.<p>It’s not a huge …

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Motive, weapon, police response: Key questions remain in LA airport shooting

While many details remain unclear about the shooting rampage that killed a Transportation Security Administration worker Friday at Los Angeles International Airport, here are some of the questions investigators are trying to answer:<p><b>Who is he?</b><br>Authorities identified the gunman as Paul Anthony …