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Cal Ripken Jr. admits interest in Nats job: 'I'd answer the phone'

Cal Ripken Jr. acknowledged being interested in the Nationals' managerial opening, saying during a recent radio interview that he would "answer the …

Baseball

JIM ROGERS: Gold Mining Stocks Face Two Major Headwinds

We saw a brutal sell-off on Friday, and the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF has been down 49.5% year-to-date.<p>In the second of our two-part interview with Jim Rogers, the commodities guru told us about the biggest headwinds for gold miners.<p>Also, he's not convinced that the commodities supercycle has …

Stock Markets

Swallow insulin instead of inject it? - Futurity

BROWN (US) — With a new “bioadhesive” coating, intestines better absorb nanoparticles into the bloodstream—a …

Shares Of Herbalife Are Surging

The stock was last trading up more than 5.8%.<p>Mid-day yesterday, the New York Post's Michelle Celarier reported that the Federal Trade Commission told consumer groups that it found some of Herbalife's practices "disturbing."<p>The FTC didn't tell those in attendance at the meeting if they were …

Markets

Ryanair Is Going To Start Plastering Ads On Its Planes To Make Money

With four possible ad locations to choose from — Ryanair will keep its own logo on the tail fin — spokesperson Robin Kiely told potential partners this offer "ensure[es] their brand is featured on Europe's largest - and cheapest - outdoor advertising medium."<p>Air Nation reports that a 12 month …

Aviation

The housing market is flipping out

July 19, 2013 | 4:30 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/07/19/economy/housing-market-flipping-out/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/07/19/economy/housing-market-flipping-out/popout" …

Real Estate

CBS Has a Weapon It Won’t Use in Its Time Warner Cable Fight

Pres Panayotov / Shutterstock.com<p>You can only hear the same story a few times before it gets boring, so no need to go into the details of the new …

Time Warner

It's Official: General Motors Sees Tesla As A Threat

General Motors will be hoping those words, from vice chairman Steve Girksy as the automaker begins to study electric upstart Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA], don't become too prophetic.<p>They're a clear indication that major automakers are starting to worry about the startup electric automaker, as GM CEO …

Tesla

Nate Silver Is Leaving The New York Times For ESPN

Nate Silver, the statistician who rose to national prominence for his scarily accurate predictions of the 2008 and 2012 U.S. presidential elections, is leaving The New York Times for ESPN. Silver will take the Five Thirty Eight brand with him to the sports giant, according to The Times’ Brian …

How To Use A Mortgage To Renovate Your Shabby House

Unfortunately, home improvement isn't free. Materials must be purchased and, in many cases, contractors must be paid. As such, home improvement loans are often in order.<p>How can you use a mortgage loan to renovate your shabby house and turn it into the home of your dreams?<p>If you decided to reenact …

Personal Finance

Facebook’s Ongoing Quest To Make Money From Mobile

According to Justin Osofsky, an MBA with a law degree but no coding experience, 70% of mobile Facebook users return to the app daily versus only 40% on desktop. Now, how to cash in?<p>The next time you’re knee deep in Facebook, scrolling through the news feed and clicking on a catchy story, scooping …

Why Your Car Is Now A Giant Smartphone On Wheels

A GM-curated app store? Hackathons? Mary Chan, of GM’s “Global Connected Consumer” unit, on how the auto industry speaks Valley.<p>There was a time when the automotive industry was the pride of America, when consumers eagerly awaited each new model, when Wall Street happily buzzed about each upcoming …

Dropbox buys loyalty app Endorse a month after it closed down

Cloud storage goliath Dropbox has acquired the coupon and loyalty app Endorse and its team, the companies announced today in a blog post.<p>Interestingly enough, Endorse shut down its app last month. Endorse’s app for the web and mobile devices let shoppers earn cash back on purchases for staying …

Awe-inspiring ancient sites

Taken from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, may we present a bevy of BC (or thereabouts) beauties that have stood the test of time without losing any of their ability to drop your jaw.<p>Pyramids of Giza, Egypt<p>Egypt’s a country rich in both World Heritage sites and tourist clichés, and at the …

Arches National Park is home to more than 2,000 natural arches—the greatest concentration in the U.S. http://on.natgeo.com/16yzPkt Photograph by Raul Touzon, National Geographic

Tiny countries that pack a big punch

Size isn't everything. Here are ten of the smallest countries in the world. Some of them are rarely visited, except by travellers collecting visa stamps. Most are islands, often far flung. Their wealth varies, from nearly the highest per capita GDP to nearly the lowest, but all still manage to …

Marriage Adventures: Supporting Your Spouse

feelings

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12 Relationship Truths I Wish I Knew 12 Years Ago

<b>You have to love yourself first.</b> – In order to truly have a loving, supportive, and long-lasting relationship with someone else, you need to learn …

What Godly Guys Are Looking For

FROM JASON<p>A Godly man…or man who earnestly follows Christ won’t be lusting after you…he will chat with you, and want to have a DATE with you to see …

Would you want to win a year of adventure away with a lot of cash to spend?

I don’t follow the Bucket List Publications blog for the adventure – I think life is an adventure enough without looking for more – and I don’t make …

Inspiration

Animals Have Better Date Ideas Than We Do

With so very many options, planning a date can be daunting. No matter if it’s your first date, twenty-second date, or a happily married couple night …

Pets

Tech Tips for Real Estate Agents | About Verizon

The real estate market is heating up, with prices and sales rising across the country. It’s music to the ears of the one million real estate agents making their living by selling homes.<p>In a fast-moving market where time is of the essence, wireless technology can help real estate agents close deals …

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Going Camping? Your Smartphone is Today's Swiss Army Knife | About Verizon

Gone are the days of the camp rucksack filled with old-fashioned contraptions and pesky paper maps.<p>Smartphones are quickly becoming a necessity for the modern-day camper. Through a range of tools, from basic apps that provide a digital compass or a flashlight to more elaborate apps like a GPS …