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Photographer Captures Eagle and Fox Fighting Over Rabbit in Midair

Wildlife photographer Kevin Ebi was out shooting a few days ago when he witnessed and photographed a crazy sight: a bald eagle and red fox fighting …

Nature Photography

Eagle snatches fox holding rabbit in mouth in dramatic images

Videos and photos captured a bald eagle attempting to snatch a rabbit from a young red fox as they battled it out 20 feet in the air in what a photographer called a “dramatic act of thievery.”<p>The dramatic sight at San Juan Island National Historic Park, in Washington state, was caught by …

Birds

Stephanie Kelton Has The Biggest Idea In Washington

Once an outsider, her radical economic thinking won over Wall Street. Now she's changing the Democratic Party.<p>For most of her career, Stephanie Kelton was accustomed to being ridiculed. It started in grad school.<p>At Cambridge University in the late 1990s, she signed up for an economics course taught …

Economics

SEC Tries to Scam ICO Investors to Show Them How Easy It Is

A hot new initial coin offering gives investors the chance of a lifetime to make money from sun-soaked beaches and crystal-clear waters. It also …

Cryptocurrency

Buyer Beware: Hundreds of Bitcoin Wannabes Show Hallmarks of Fraud - WSJ

Hundreds of technology firms raising money in the fevered market for cryptocurrencies are using deceptive or even fraudulent tactics to lure investors.<p>In a review of documents produced for 1,450 digital coin offerings, The Wall Street Journal has found 271 with red flags that include plagiarized …

Wall Street

‘We’re right at peak gold’: All major deposits have been discovered, declares Goldcorp chairman

Ian Telfer, chairman of Goldcorp Inc., is the latest industry magnate to predict the world has reached “peak gold,” saying that from here on out, …

Business (Canada)

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The elusive phenomenon of churches without God

ONE recent Sunday, about 40 people turned up at their regular gathering place, a community centre in Seattle, and soon found themselves pondering an …

Religion

The Gun-Law Loophole That Entices Tycoons and Criminals to Play Cop

James “J.D.” Smith is a former Navy SEAL who worked as a CIA trainer and bodyguard for billionaire Charles Koch. But when he got pulled over in …

Corruption

Why Blockchain is Hard

The hype around blockchain is massive. To hear the blockchain hype train tell it, blockchain will now:<p>Solve income inequality<br>• Make all data secure …

Blockchain

How I Built A Culture Of Direct Communication At Lululemon

I remember when email went mainstream. It was just a few years after I founded lululemon, and the effect on business was revolutionary. Suddenly you could communicate with a team of 50 in one step. Fast-forward to today, and most of us carry supercomputers in our pockets. Our ability to speak to a …

Leadership

The Crash of 1929 & The Great Depression (PBS) 1of6

Great Depression

17 Hot Videos from the Women We Love

Featuring Emilia Clarke, Chrissy Teigen, Kate Upton, Rihanna and more.<p>These are the sexiest women alive, from yesterday and years past, featuring Kate Beckinsale, Alexandra Daddario, Kate Upton, and more. Watch their Esquire-exclusive videos and read their stories here.<p>1. Alexandra Daddario<p>"A guy …

Alexandra Daddario

Principles for Success

2:59<p>Episode 1<p>The Call to Adventure"<p>Find your pull in life and figure out how to make your journey go well.<p>5:46<p>Episode 2<p>Embrace Reality and Deal with …

Ray Dalio

2018 Alexander Hamilton Awards: Langone and Druckenmiller | Manhattan Institute

<i>Editor's note: The following is a transcript of remarks delivered by Kenneth Langone and Stanley Druckenmiller at the 2018 Alexander Hamilton Award</i> …

Economics

Where’s the Invisible Hand When You Need It?

Obama was hostile to the principles of capitalism. In some ways, Trump isn’t much of an improvement.<p>I am old enough to remember when the Soviets were building a strong economy through central planning—until it crumbled and the Berlin Wall came down. And when the Japanese were eclipsing the U.S. …

U.S. Economy

Blockchain is a 'pixie dust' fad, and its benefits in finance are 'little to nothing'

LONDON — The director of a leading management think tank has dismissed blockchain technology as a distracting fad without much to offer financial services.<p>Martin Walker, a director of the Center for Evidence-Based Management, a nonprofit that aims to improve the quality of executives' …

Blockchain

Blockchain insiders tell us why we don't need blockchain

Blockchain

Disneyflix Is Coming. And Netflix Should Be Scared.

Will Disney destroy the movie theater?<p>No company has been more responsible for shaping the modern entertainment landscape than Walt Disney. In 1937, with <i>Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs</i>, its first feature film, Disney invented the family blockbuster. In 1954, with <i>Disneyland</i>, an anthology series …

Televisions

Short-seller Jim Chanos says Elon Musk is ‘misleading’ Tesla shareholders

Elon Musk and Tesla TSLA, -0.68% have plenty of die-hard supporters. Famed short-seller Jim Chanos is clearly not one of them.<p>‘I think Elon Musk has …

Tesla

Bitcoin is the greatest scam in history

It’s a colossal pump-and-dump scheme, the likes of which the world has never seen.<p><i>This is a contributed post by Bill Harris, former CEO of Intuit and founding CEO of PayPal and Personal Capital.</i><p>I’m tired of saying, “Be careful, it’s speculative.” Then, “Be careful, it’s gambling.” Then, “Be …

Cryptocurrency

Russia’s greatest Ponzi mastermind is dead, but his legacy lives on in the crypto world

Sergei Mavrodi, creator of one of the largest Ponzi schemes in history, died last month at age 62, potentially leaving millions of “investors” in countries around the world in the lurch. Beginning around the fall of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, Moscow-born Mavrodi’s exploits expanded and …

Cryptocurrency

Former PayPal CEO: “Ok, I’ll Say It–Bitcoin Is A Scam!

“I’m tired of saying, ‘Be careful, it’s speculative.’ Then, ‘Be careful, it’s gambling.’ Then, ‘Be careful, it’s a bubble.’” Harris continued. “Okay, …

A Retired Couple Travels the World, Rent Free

Living on a limited income, Faith Coates and her husband, Alan Hogan, have spent the past two years dividing their time among homes in Tipperary, Ireland; Sonning, England; Palomares, Spain; and Paphos, Cyprus.<p>The homes aren’t their own. Nor are they rentals.<p>The couple, formerly of London, Ontario, …

Wall Street

Private Equity: Overvalued and Overrated?

America is in the grips of a speculative frenzy. Investment bankers, private investment firms, and even a few dozen recently graduated MBAs labelling …

There’s Penis Talk in Howard Stern’s Rock Hall Induction Speech for Bon Jovi

Last year we had Dave. And now, Howard.<p>Bon Jovi were the first of six artists to be inducted into 2018’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday night …

Man hospitalized with ‘thunderclap’ headaches after eating the world’s hottest pepper | The Star

“I was discussing the case with a nurse who had eaten three Carolina Reapers,” Gunasekaran recalled.<p>The Reaper has been measured at more than 2 …

Headaches

31 NC-17 Movies That Are Basically Porn With a Plot

There should be no shame in your sex-filled movie-loving game. Porn with a plot is a thing — and it's basically a thing called an NC-17 movie. If you like your steamy scenes against the backdrop of a dramatic, interesting, or thrilling story, then these sexy movies are exactly what you need. From …

Swimming Pools

Bitcoin is the greatest bubble in history, bigger than tulips, the South Sea Company and gold — and now it’s popping

The greatest bubble in history is popping, according to Bank of America Corp.<p>The cryptocurrency is tracking the downfalls of the other massive …

The 11 Steamiest International Movies on Netflix

One of the best things about Netflix is its superb collection of international shows and movies. Not only do subscribers have access to some of the …

Streaming