Six of the Worst Twisters in US History 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 World's Most Dangerous Waters Maritime pirates are honing their tactics and beefing up their weaponry. Here are the world’s most pirate-infested waters, and learn about individual attacks from each place.
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.
"You can't love anyone until you understand that you can't love everyone." -Real Live Preacher
"Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience." -Victoria Holt
"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about." -Charles Kingsley
"After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one." -Cato the Elder
"To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself." -Albert Einstein
"Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine." -Fran Lebowitz
"Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense, differing from the latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit: and its methods differ from those of common sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club." -Thomas H. Huxley
"It's kind of fun to do the impossible." -Walt Disney
Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. "I am very proud of how we forever changed television and the music industry."
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."
O-Shot: Viagra for women, but with welcome side effect For years, men have used Viagra to improve their sex lives. Now, a new procedure promises to do the same for maturing women. Who could forget the scene in "When Harry Met Sally," when Meg Ryan's character Sally Albright character faked an orgasm in a diner? Women who want what she was having now have help in the bedroom. "I realized that as much as I was turned on, my, my response and ability to ... Rabid raccoon bites man in broad daylight Martin County Health officials are warning about raccoons and other wild animals testing positive for rabies. Health officials said a man was walking earlier this month in the 18000 block of Federal Highway in Jupiter during the middle of the day and was bitten by a rabid raccoon. Bob Washam is the director for Environmental Health in Martin County and he said when the animals are sick, they are ... North Palm Beach man suspected of stealing police guns Jupiter police have arrested a North Palm Beach man who they said confessed to stealing handguns and assault rifles out of marked and unmarked police cars. Police said Christopher Vachaviolos was arrested Saturday on a prowling charge, but he quickly became a prime suspect in a series of car burglaries to five marked and unmarked police cars, as well as to one homeowner's car who was packing for ... LIST: Florida population by county Where does your county stack up compared to other Florida counties in terms of population? MOBILE USERS: Tap right here to find out. (Data from flpublichealth.com) Homeowner opens fire at intruder during attempted burglary A homeowner opens fire on an intruder during an attempted burglary in Delray Beach.
Sublet My People Go My kids moved out! I have two empty rooms in my apartment. Maybe I can rent them? A tourist visiting New York City could have a different experience, and save hotel money. I'd make money. Wouldn't it be great?No, says the government of my state.New York recently passed a law making it very difficult for people to offer short-term rentals via popular websites like Airbnb and Roomorama, which connect room-owners and room-renters. I could be fined $25,000 if I rent to tourists through those services.New York State Sen. Liz Krueger defended the law."Tenants all over the city...
IRS Official to Plead the Fifth; Lawmakers Irked The figure in the Internal Revenue Service controversy whom lawmakers most want to hear from will continue to keep quiet.Lois Lerner, an IRS official who led the agency’s tax exemption division, will invoke her Fifth Amendment right to remain silent at a scheduled House Oversight and Government Reform committee hearing Wednesday. Chairman Darrell Issa has issued a subpoena for Lerner to testify, but it is not clear whether she will make her plea in person.Lerner’s refusal to speak raises questions about whether her testimony would have implicated the White House, or...
The Case of the Patented Genes WASHINGTON -- Angelina Jolie's genes threatened to kill her. But, for the time being anyway, she doesn't own them.Jolie revealed last week that she chose to undergo a double mastectomy after testing positive for the BRCA1 mutation. That genetic glitch meant Jolie's risk of developing breast cancer was as high as 87 percent; her mother died at age 56 of ovarian cancer, which is also associated with the BRCA1 gene.Jolie's news highlights an arcane but increasingly important question of patent law. As the sequencing of the human genome has expanded the ability to test for...