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An Amazing Letter Of Thanks From An American Student Studying Abroad

Every year during Thanksgiving dinner, 30 or so of my family members have a tradition of temporarily putting down our forks as we go around the room to say what we are thankful for. This year, my...

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10 Fantastic Apps For Finance Geeks

The winter holidays are upon us, which means many traders and investors will be away from their workstations. So, what to do for those who want to keep tabs on what's going on overseas — where markets...

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Inflation Is The Key To The 'Dec-Taper' Question

A month ago I asked Will the Fed "Taper" in December? Although the consensus is the Fed will wait until 2014 to start to taper asset purchases, December is still possible. From a month ago: There are...

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Here's Who Microsoft Employees Think Should Be The Next CEO Of Microsoft...

Microsoft's search for a new CEO has been playing out rather publicly, with Ford CEO Alan Mulally pegged as the front runner since September.  Dina Bass and Carol Hymowitz at Bloomberg reiterated that...

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How To Brew Super-Strong Coffee At Home Without A Fancy Machine

Forget the rumors you've heard about making an espresso on your stove top. According to Darleen Scherer, the co-owner of Brooklyn-based Gorilla Coffee, that's technically just brewed coffee, since the...

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This Is A Crucial Weekend For The Obamacare Website — And It's Already Going...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A crucial weekend for the troubled website that is the backbone of President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul appears to be off to a shaky start, as the U.S. government took...

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China Claims Victory In Scrubbing The Internet 'Clean'

China claims victory in scrubbing rumors from Internet; critics say speech has been curtailed BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government has declared victory in cleaning up what it considers rumors,...

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The Stuxnet Attack On Iran's Nuclear Plant Was 'Far More Dangerous' Than...

The Stuxnet virus that ravaged Iran's Natanz nuclear facility "was far more dangerous than the cyberweapon that is now lodged in the public's imagination," cyber security expert Ralph Langer writes in...

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Here's A Problem With The Theory That Android Is Taking Over The World (AAPL,...

Here's a wrinkle in the story of Android taking over the world. Both IBM and Adobe are reporting that Apple's iOS, which powers iPhones and iPads, is destroying Google's Android in mobile shopping on...

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Tablets Are Becoming More Important Than Smartphones For Online Shopping, But...

This year will mark a major milestone for tablets and their influence on Internet retailers. We believe tablets will draw even with smartphones, and account for 50% of the total value of U.S. retail...

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How To Find The Bars That Women Love

A new iPhone app called Jetpac City Guides will appear in the iPhone store on December 5. It tells you all about the best places in every city to hit, based on analyzing millions of Instagram photos....

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Comments By Iran's Foreign Minister Fly In The Face Of Landmark Nuclear Deal

Iran will decide the level of uranium enrichment in its nuclear programme based on its energy and other civilian needs, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in remarks reported Saturday. His...

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10 Awesome Ski Resorts In Unexpected Places

Thousands of people will take to the slopes this winter, but they may be missing out on the fun at these far-flung resorts.  Ski resorts in Kazakhstan or Finland offer plenty of lengthy trails,...

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Steve Jobs Initially Hated The Idea Of White Apple Products (AAPL)

In 2001, Apple started making all of its products white.  This happened even though Steve Jobs was not a fan of the idea.  "Initially, Jobs's instincts were against white products," says Leander...

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It's Going To Be Easier To Get Into College This Year

Current high school seniors are going to have an easier time getting into college than in past years due to the decreasing number of applicants, the Los Angeles Times reports. According to the Times,...

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Chicago Bears Wide Receiver Raced A Cheetah And Won

In a documentary for Nat Geo Wild's "Big Cat Week," Devin Hester of the Chicago Bears and Chris Johnson of the Tennessee Titans raced against a pair of Cheetahs. While Johnson came up short in his...

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Americans Don't Trust Each Other Anymore

Your fellow Americans aren't so trusting: Faith in one another at lowest level in 4 decades WASHINGTON (AP) — You can take our word for it. Americans don't trust each other anymore. We're not talking...

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Why The US Is Walking Away From The Middle East

Politicians and pundits from Riyadh to Washington have castigated recent American foreign policy in the Middle East for being unfocused, misguided or harmful to national interests. Contrary to these...

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5 Ways To Get Good Bacteria In Your Stomach

This post originally appeared on Details.com. We have more bacteria in our gut than cells in our body. As foreign as it sounds, the word microbiome may soon be part of the mainstream lexicon. The term...

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REVIEW: The Nest Thermostat

Over the summer, my wife and I bought a house. When it started to get cold here in the Northeast, we decided to get a Nest thermostat. Nest is a company co-founded by Tony Fadell, who built the...

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