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3 Stocks You Can Buy Cheaper Than Warren Buffett Did

Iconic investor Warren Buffett has become one of the wealthiest people in the world by identifying value in the stock market. In a nutshell, Buffett …

Investing

Looted Palmyra relics seized by Swiss authorities at Geneva ports

Confiscated objects date from the third and fourth centuries and include a head of Aphrodite and two funereal bas-reliefs<p>Swiss authorities have seized cultural relics looted from Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra, as well as from Libya and Yemen, which were being stored in Geneva’s free ports.<p>The …

Middle East

Google Parent Alphabet Could Build a Futuristic, Parking-Free City

Google parent company Alphabet has been taking some “moonshots” recently, working on futuristic projects from robotics to connected homes.<p>Now …

New York City

Yelp case raises question: When does law protect your comments against boss?

If you work for a living, you may have experienced the temptation to take a baseball bat to your office computer or open the window and scream, "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore!"<p>A now-former Yelp employee did the modern-day equivalent when she posted a blistering "open letter" …

San Francisco

3 little-known airline rules that could save your butt at the airport

<i>This post originally appeared on Map Happy, which features the best travel hacks, gear and tech to be the best traveler that you can be.</i><p>These three …

4 Ways to Deal If Your Appraisal Comes in Low

The home-buying process is a high-stakes thrill ride full of exhilarating ups and scary downs, but unquestionably one of the most deflating moments is when the appraisal comes in significantly lower than the accepted offer. This is, to use technical real estate lingo, "a bummer."<p>Either you feel as …

These Little-Known Airlines Rules Might Save Your Butt at the Airport

These three golden rules should be in every Travel Bible. Though airlines tend to get a lot of flack, most airlines are pretty accommodating to most passengers who get caught in a tight spot.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>Some of these rules are more unofficial policy rather than …

Flying

Four states hit record highs for home prices - Capitol Report - MarketWatch

Despite harsh weather, home prices in the U.S. held up in February, with four states setting record highs, according to CoreLogic data released …

Hands On With Reporter, An iOS App That Wants To Help You Understand Your Daily Life

If you are like me, life speeds by and you cling for something like normalcy as work and everything else swirls.<p>Want a better grip on your daily activities, and how your habits are changing over time? Reporter, a new application for iOS, wants to help. Built by Nicholas Felton, a former Facebook …