Here's What the Billionaires Are Buying Hedge fund managers and investment gurus have to notify the SEC about their moves every quarter. Investors pore over this data in the belief the big fish have special insight.
The 10 Best States for Retirement Whether you'd really consider retiring to North Dakota or West Virginia, this unconventional list will at least get you thinking about what you really need from a retirement spot.
Small Businesses You Can’t Believe Exist Some small businesses provoked skepticism, but the public embraced them and the entrepreneurs who backed them had the last laugh. Here are 10 small businesses founded on unorthodox ideas.
New Tech That Could Change Everything There's little doubt that the 20th century was full of breakthroughs that changed history. But the 21st century could go a step further, according to Citi.
Mega Homes From the Top Three Zip Codes There were more than 200 sales in the top 15 Zip Codes for homes priced at $10 million or more in 2012, and the mega-home market shows no signs of slowing.
Cursed and Haunted Treasures Some treasures have become legendary for their bad luck. These are treasures rumored to be cursed or haunted, which reside in the limbo of legend and superstition. Nonetheless, many have track records that even the most hardened skeptic might find hard to ignore.
The Best Jobs in America for 2013 The economy is sputtering back to life and many an employee has an itch to see what else is out there. Before you blast out your resume, check out the 10 best jobs for 2013.
....The Worst Jobs in America for 2013 There are a variety of reasons a job can get slapped with the "worst job" title,be it danger, stress or just a poor outlook. Here are the 10 Worst Jobs for 2013.
Hot Cars From Shanghai Auto Show Here are the some of the show stoppers at the Auto Shanghai Summit, together with highly anticipated models scheduled to be released soon in this red-hot market.
How Robots Will Change Our Lives The robots are coming and their presence will eventually bridge the digital-physical divide, dramatically impacting human life, experts say.
Secret's Out! Hidden Menu Items Ever do a double-take when you heard the person in front of you ask for the Monster Mac at McDonald's or the power steak breakfast bowl at Panera Bread?
"An idea isn't worth that much. It's the execution of the idea that has value. If you can't convince one other person that this is something to devote your life to, then it's not worth it." -Joel Spolsky
"Truly successful decision making relies on a balance between deliberate and instinctive thinking." -Malcolm Gladwell
"Some think it's holding on that makes one strong; sometimes it's letting go." -Sylvia Robinson
"I never cease being dumbfounded by the unbelievable things people believe." -Leo Rosten
"The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as means to other things, are knowledge, art, instinctive happiness, and relations of friendship or affection." -Bertrand Russell
"It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations." -Sir Winston Churchill
"Facts are stupid things." -Ronald Reagan
"I don't mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is a language I don't understand." -Sir Edward Appleton
Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal.
U.S. federal telecommunications regulators are pushing ahead with efforts to bring faster Internet service to commercial and private airline flights. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday started deliberations on a proposal that would offer a new type of in-flight broadband service promising U.S. fliers higher Wi-Fi speeds and better connections.
Nuggets general manager Masai Ujiri was named the NBA's executive of the year on Thursday, a day after George Karl was named the league's top coach. Even as Masai Ujiri accepted the NBA's executive of the year trophy from club President Josh Kroenke on Thursday, the Denver Nuggets general manager said he would have given it up gladly in exchange for a deep playoff run.
According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture.
Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts.
Talk about high expectations for a newborn: King and Messiah are among the fastest-rising baby names for American boys. They're just a little behind Major, the boy's name that jumped the most spots on the Social Security Administration's annual list of popular baby names.
A gang of cyber-criminals stole $45 million in a matter of hours by hacking their way into a database of prepaid debit cards and then draining cash machines around the globe, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
We hope you weren't counting too heavily on Jurassic Park 4 making its projected summer 2014 release date, because it looks like Universal has gone back to the drawing boardat least temporarily. The news, as it so often does these days, leaked via Twitter, where Digital Asset Manager Todd Smoyer and Concept Artist Dean Sherriff shared JP4's delay with varying degrees of unhappiness and/or panic. In Smoyer's words, "Hollywood makes and crushes dreams. Goodbye JP4." Sherriff was a little less visibly upset, simply tweeting, "Jp4 on hold."
Worker struck by cargo container in Port Everglades A Lauderdale Lakes man was injured after he was struck by a cargo container while working at Port Everglades on Sunday. The Broward County Sheriff Rescue Port Everglades said crews were called to Berth 30 of the port at 1:19 p.m. Officials said the 52-year-old man was working on an upper deck of a cargo ship docked at port when he was injured. The man, who sustained a leg injury, had to be ... First Alert Weather: Hot, maybe wet Sunday ahead Partly cloudy skies, increasing humidity and temperatures in the mid to upper 80s are on tap around town Sunday. There's also a chance of a shower in the afternoon. WPBF FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Facebook | Twitter | Get Alerts ALSO: Radar | Forecast | Maps Sunday night brings another chance for a stray coastal shower, but other than that, fair skies and breezy conditions are expected in ... Woman killed after tripping into moving bus at Ft. Lauderdale airport A woman meeting her husband at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was struck and killed by a private charter bus on Saturday, Broward County sheriff's deputies said. Cheryl A. Bazilus, 68, of Fort Pierce, tripped and fell into the tires of a passing bus driven by Woodrow Minor, 61, who was unable to stop in time, deputies said. Bazilus was pronounced dead at the scene. Traffic in ... Neighbor shot during dispute over dog A dispute between neighbors became violent Saturday in Loxahatchee, police said. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said one neighbor shot another over a dispute over a dog. Authorities said this was the second altercation over the dog; the first was Friday afternoon. One neighbor was in critical condition Saturday evening and was flown to St. Mary’s Medical Center. The shooting suspect was ... Suspected scammers target life savings Seniors across Florida gave more than $75 million to an investment firm that allegedly ripped them all off. The Securities and Exchange Commission is charging We The People with fraud after much of that money went into the pockets of executives. The investment seemed simple: put your retirement savings into a charitable trust and some of the money is donated to orphans in Africa. Contributors ...
President Obama's Incredible "Referent Power" In T.S. Eliot's drama “Murder in the Cathedral,” kowtowing knights who overhear England's Henry II vent frustration with Thomas Becket decide to please the king by killing the archbishop.Confronted with the scandalous murder, Henry is forced to deny involvement and punish his knights. Secretly, he is quite happy to be rid of the pesky archbishop.Time will tell if the Obama White House will be directly tied to the incompetence and obfuscation surrounding the Benghazi terrorist attack, or the IRS' virtual political-enemies list, or the Justice...
The Benghazi Emails' Backside-Covering WASHINGTON -- The hundred pages of Benghazi emails released last week tell us almost nothing about how four Americans came to die so tragically in that Libyan city. But they are a case study in why nothing works in Washington.Rather than reading these messages for their substance on Benghazi (on which officials were still basically clueless three days after the attack), try perusing them as an illustration of how the bureaucracy responds to crisis -- especially when officials know they will be under the media spotlight.What you find is a 100-page novella of turf-battling and...
The False Nixon Equivalence "The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know," said Harry Truman, who made it his task to absorb a lot of it. Many people who have not followed his example are not averse to using what little they do know, with the inadvertent effect of exposing how much they have to learn.In recent days, those people have triumphantly likened Barack Obama to Richard Nixon, particularly on the misuse of the Internal Revenue Service for political advantage. In 1974, the House Judiciary Committee voted to impeach Nixon because, among other reasons, he tried to cause...