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Tim Cook calls Yukari Kane book Haunted Empire “nonsense”, says it fails to capture Apple or Jobs

Today marked the debut of former <i>WSJ</i> Apple reporter Yukari Iwatani Kane’s book “Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs” (review from this morning) and Tim Cook is not pleased.<p>The Apple CEO told <i>CNBC</i> the following:<p>This nonsense belongs with some of the other books I’ve read about Apple. It fails to …

Adorable Mother and Daughter Show Off Impressive Yoga Moves

We have officially found the cutest pair of yoga partners ever. Yoga instructor Laura Kasperzak (@laurasykora on Instagram) frequently shares pictures of herself pulling off impressive yoga moves with her very young daughter. Often wearing matching outfits, the cute mother-daughter duo are seen …

Celebrity Faces Merged with 19th-Century Military Portraits

Replaceface is an ongoing series of portraits where modern celebrities are transported back in time into the role of 19th-century Russian generals. As we have seen before, artist Steve Payne is behind the clever compositions that redefine the idea of a classic painting.<p>Using digital copies of …

Barneys Is Counting on 17 Transgender Models for Its Spring Campaign

In a departure from its traditional spring marketing, luxury retailer Barneys is launching a campaign to raise awareness about transgender …

Owe the IRS money? Good news

Starting this year, the Obamacare law imposes a penalty on individuals who fail to have so-called minimum essential health insurance coverage for any …

Tycoon's Lesbian Daughter Rejects Multimillion-Dollar 'Marriage Bounty'

A Hong Kong real estate tycoon made headlines two years ago when he offered a $65 million bounty to the man who could win his daughter's heart and marry her. In an open letter today, the daughter says she hopes he can accept that she is indeed a lesbian.<p>Cecil Chao, a billionaire property developer …

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WWE Royal Rumble 2014: Grading the Build of Company's Top Angles Before Raw

With the Royal Rumble looming on the immediate horizon, WWE currently has many of its top Superstars embroiled in brutal and personal storylines.<p>One big return has been promised, while a shocking turn in allegiance has the WWE Universe wondering what will happen next.<p>And in WWE, where they try to …

Inside the government's case against Silk Road

This weekend, <i>The New York Times</i> took a long look at the federal case against Ross Ulbricht, alleged organizer of the online drug market Silk Road. The <i>Times</i> takes a particularly close look at how the government tracked down the precise location of the Silk Road's overseas server, which Ulbricht's …

Building a road to open up the riches of Canada's North

<i>This is part of The North, a Globe investigation of unprecedented change to the climate, culture and politics of Canada's last frontier. Join the conversation with #GlobeNorth</i><p>William Dillon Jr. is serious about his job. When visitors approach the construction taking place on the new $300-million …

Wealthy Chinese flee China, taking their fortunes with them

Business News<p>Do the wealthy Chinese know something we don't?<p>A new report shows that 64 percent of Chinese millionaires have either emigrated or plan to emigrate—taking their spending and fortunes with them. The United States is their favorite destination.<p>The report from Hurun, a wealth research …

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How science plans to help us live to 150 – and soon

A few months ago my friend Steve announced his plan to live to 150.<p>Steve is no gerontologist – he sells data management software to corporate clients – but in his spare time he's been reading up on longevity and blogging about what he's learned. His goal is to make the most of what science has to …