Theo Aiello

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This common mistake is keeping retailers from a $17.5 billion industry

The category is worth $17.5 billion, according to industry research firm NPD Group.<p>So why are retailers avoiding this highly profitable demographic?<p>Designers are afraid.<p>"I would argue that why many non-plus-size designers don't go into plus-size is fear," Amanda Czerniawski, sociology professor at …

Plus Size

The 10 Richest People of All Time

A comparison of wealth across history<p>Who had more money, John D. Rockefeller or Genghis Khan? It’s a simple question with a very difficult …

Scientists think they’ve found the reason you’re overeating

Do you ever realize that you’re full, but finish that burger and fries anyway? There may be a scientific reason for that: too little of a hormone called GLP-1, which is thought to play a role in obesity (paywall).<p>Researchers from Rutgers University have found that when GLP-1 is released in the …

(AAL), Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) - 10 Must Watch Stocks for Today

Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:<p>Wall Street expects <b>American Airlines Group Inc</b> (NASDAQ: AAL) to report its quarterly …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Selling Anything…10 Sales Strategies That Actually Work | Small Business Marketing Resources

“Adults sell for today. Professionals sell for life.” – James Altucher<p>Below are 10 sales strategies that I happen to like from a person you’ve …

Will Your Child be Rich or Poor? 15 Poverty Habits Parents Teach Their Children [MUST READ]

When I travel the country speaking to high school and college students about exactly what they need to do to become financially successful in life I …

Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

No Man’s Sky: the game where you can explore 18 quintillion planets

It’s a game where you’re unlikely to meet other players, no one will win and it will take over four billion years to explore it all. And that’s why it’s the most anticipated title for decades.<p>Sean Murray is sweating in an Uber cab as it lurches to the staccato rhythm of Los Angeles traffic. The …

Los Angeles

The Hacking Team leaks taught criminals a new way to hijack computers

The Adobe Flash zero day vulnerability was uncovered by researchers at security firm Trend Micro, who claimed to have found it while examining leaked documents from software company, Hacking Team.<p>Zero day vulnerabilities are flaws that are found and targeted by hackers before they are discovered by …

Trend Micro

Why Some Teen Brains May Be Hardwired To Make Risky Choices

Teenagers aren't exactly known for their responsible decision making.<p>But some young people are especially prone to making rash, risky decisions about sex, drugs and alcohol. Individual differences in the brain's working memory — which allows people to draw on and use information to make decisions — …

The Brain

Which is the cleanest city in the world?

Definitions of cleanliness can, of course, be very different across the world. I’ve seen people spitting on pristine streets in China, and broken pots left to decay neatly by the roadside in Africa. Monaco provides dispensers with free bags for cleaning up after your dog, but some visitors are …

Lee Kuan Yew

The New World Order

Outside of the Western world, a handful of cities are fast becoming important global business players. Some of their home countries are recognizing that power and seek to create a multi-polar world that isn't so reliant on the U.S. and Europe. These are the power cities outside of the core …

Scientists Make Friction Disappear By Coating Diamonds With Graphene

The discovery could help make cars, computers, and other machines more efficient<p>Diamonds are already one of the hardest natural substances known to science. But combine them with graphene, and diamond nanoparticles are also incredibly slippery, which can be useful if you want to reduce friction in …

Russia's secret space shuttles have been sitting in plain sight for 22 years

In 1974, Russia launched its largest, most expensive project in space exploration history.<p>The stars of the project, called the Buran program, were its space shuttles, which were built in secret from designs the Soviet secret police stole from NASA.<p>It's hard to pin a number on just how much the …

Space Exploration

Buffett: These investments are a 'fool's game'

Warren Buffett has a message for public pensions, colleges and the like: Stop pouring money into expensive, high-end money managers.<p>"The commission …

30 stocks traders are shorting like crazy

But it can be a sure way to avoid burning cash when a company's shares crash, making it worth the bet.<p>Several Chinese online retailers have a significant amount of short interest on this list.<p>And Bill Ackman says he is doing "God's work" by crusading against Herbalife, as more investors bet the …

Markets

Wall Street's brightest minds reveal the most important charts in the world

The last time we ran this feature, the investing world was a different place.<p>The US dollar has continued its rally.<p>The ECB announced QE.<p>And now Greece is back at the center of the conversation in global financial markets.<p>In the early part of the year, Wall Street also has an eye towards Europe, …

Markets

Advice From The World's Top Market Minds

Five billionaires. A miser. A Nobel laureate. A Founding Father. We’ve rounded up the 20 finest market minds—dead or alive—and distilled their timeless wisdom into specific suggestions for stocks, bonds and funds you can buy today. Be warned: You just might get rich.<p><i>Investor profiles by: Tom</i> …

Billionaires

Nine hard-won lessons about money and investing

Any time you talk about money, you risk sounding like a jerk. I’m going to take that risk in this post. I’ll start out by talking about a couple ways …

Investing

The Importance of Mentors, And Where To Find Them

<b>Why Mentors Matter?</b><p>Mentors or business coaches are one of the most valuable resources an entrepreneur should tap into. The idea of launching a business should no longer be a scary or daunting experience, riddled with unknowns. It should be a collaborative experience accumulating the learnings of …

Why Banksy is (probably) a woman

<i>Banksy Does New York</i>, a new documentary airing on HBO on Nov. 17, opens on a bunch of scofflaws trying to jack an inflatable word balloon reading “Banksy!” from the side of a low-rise building in Queens. These hooligans weren’t Banksy. Neither were the police officers who took possession of the …

Streetwear

See the World's Greatest Stolen Artworks in This Virtual-Reality Museum

On March 18, 1990, two thieves disguised as Boston police officers walked into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, handcuffed the guards on duty, …

This Film Is Made From 3,000 Animated GIFs

Let’s start with some loading graphics.<p>For two years, Chicago-based artists and directors Eric Fleischauer and Jason Lazarus, along with curatorial …

Beating The Market? Why That's Bad News

The billionaire investor Warren Buffett is a highly quotable figure, but perhaps the most revealing of his many statements on money management is also his funniest: “You only find out who is swimming naked when the tide goes out.”<p>That gem appeared in his 2001 letter to investors in his holding …