Mark Qiu

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Robert Reich: 3 biggest right-wing lies about poverty

The former secretary of labor blasts conservative misinformation about minimum wage increases and more<p>Rather than confront poverty by extending jobless benefits to the long-term unemployed, endorsing a higher minimum wage, or supporting jobs programs, conservative Republicans are taking a different …

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 …

A Giant Among Dinosaurs, Discovered In Argentina

Paleontologists in Argentina say they have unearthed the fossils of the biggest dinosaur ever to walk the planet.<p>The bones are believed to be from a new species of the aptly named titanosaur, a massive herbivore from the late Cretaceous period, officials from the Museo Paleontologico Egidio …

The Most ’90s Thing That Could Ever Exist

The zeitgeist summed perfectly in one technological artifact, which is a VHS tape promoting Windows 95, starring Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry.<p>Wow.<p>Just. Wow.<p>This image is bouncing around on Twitter thanks to Jehan Ranasinghe, who dug this thing up, presumably with a time machine, and then …

The NSA is recording all cellphone calls in the Bahamas

You might want to be careful of what you say over the phone the next time you visit the Bahamas. According to <i>The Intercept</i>, NSA documents leaked by Edward Snowden reveal that the security agency is not just listening to all mobile calls made to, from and within the island nation, but also recording …

Facebook Introduces New Way to Flirt With Relationship 'Ask' Button

If you've been eyeing someone on Facebook whose profile doesn't list a relationship status, the company is making it easier (or possibly more …

Chinese suspects accused of using 'spearphishing' to access U.S. firms

That link your boss emailed you: make sure it's actually from your boss and not a cabal of suspected Chinese military hackers.<p>That's one of the biggest takeaways from the cyber-spying indictment unsealed Monday by the U.S. Department of Justice. In it, five Chinese military officers were accused of …

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People Go Bananas Over MonkeyParking

It was inevitable. In a place where you could pay for almost anything to come to you via mobile, to have empty parking spots eventually come to you via mobile. That is the premise behind Italian app MonkeyParking, which allows you to “sell” your parking spot (or rather, the inside information about …

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Why Is Potentially Lethal Contraceptive NuvaRing Still on the Market?

<i>Vanity Fair</i>writer-at-large Marie Brenner investigates the birth-control device NuvaRing, which has allegedly caused blood clots in thousands of its users. As NuvaRing’s manufacturer, Merck, which made $623 million in NuvaRing sales in 2012, is facing roughly 3,500 lawsuits against it, Brenner asks …