• Gambling odds of Donald Trump getting fact checked during #DebateNight

    Dice If you’re a person who bets, put your money down on Lester Holt fact checking Donald Trump more than Hilary Clinton during the debate. According to the odds-makers at SportsBettingDime.com, at 1/4 Trump is the prohibitive favorite to get fact checked the most. If that’s not enough of a sure thing, the odds-maker also offer…...
    September 26, 2016
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    This is not an exhibition René Magritte at the Pompidou in Paris

    The Pompidou Centre in Paris presents an new exhibition of the work of Belgian surrealist René Magritte. The show explores Magritte’s interest in philosophy and the relationship between words and images. ‘The Treachery of Images,’ one of his most famous works, attempts to trick the audience, the phrase ‘This...
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    The Real Reason Energy Companies Are Going Bankrupt $XLE $CL_F

    I want to do something a little different this week. Before I get to that, a few housekeeping notes. First and foremost — thanks once again to good folks at BNN for having me on this week to talk molybdenum, platinum and met coal. Great discussion as always with...
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    Either Invest or Die, 76million Baby Boomers Are Earning Zero Percent!! $SPY

    Seventy-six million Baby Boomers are earning near 0% (or negative rates) and aren’t getting any younger in the process, which is forcing them and others to decide…invest or die. The risk of outliving your savings is becoming a larger reality these days. Demographics and economics are dictating that our...
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    Why Pharmaceutical Companies Like Mylan Charge So Much for Drugs $MYL $PFE

    In the wake of news that pharmaceutical company Mylan quadrupled the price of its popular EpiPen anti-allergy device over a few years, lawmakers want to know why. But rising drug prices for consumers isn’t a problem specific to Mylan and its epinephrine auto-injector. Rather, research shows that generic drugs as well as brand name drugs have…...
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    Oculus Founder Worth $700mm, Palmer Luckey Funds Pro Trump Anti-Hillary Memes

    If there’s one thing I cannot stand, it’s Silicon Valley rich kids who invented a thing, sell the thing for a lot of money, and then start screwing around online because they have the money and they can. Meet Palmer Luckey, a Silicon Valley guy who started Oculus, a virtual reality company which was acquired by…...
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    Retired cop: ‘Facts don’t matter’ to ‘berserk’ rioters

    A retired police officer who witnessed community chaos first-hand after a police-involved shooting in Missouri is imploring Americans to know the facts on recent cases in North Carolina and Oklahoma before drawing conclusions or engaging in violence. Jeffrey Roorda is a retired police officer and a former four-term state lawmaker in Missouri. He witnessed the unrest…...
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    Do the presidential debates actually matter?

    The anticipation is huge. The audience will be massive and the build up has been relentless. But the reality is American presidential debates are rarely the “game changers” the pundits and supporters hope they will be. This time we’re told it’s different. There are so many new dynamics on the state. There is the man vs…...
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    MIT: Wireless Signals Can Read Human Emotions

    This article was originally published on the International Business Times. Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have created a device that can read human emotions using wireless signals. The EQ-Radio reads subtle changes in breathing and heart rhythms to figure out if a person is happy, excited, angry or sad. The device measures…...
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    Golf legend Arnold Palmer dead at 87

    Arnold Palmer, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of professional golf, has died in Pittsburgh, his family has confirmed. He was 87 years old. (more) Palmer passed away in Pittsburgh, according to journalist Dave Shedloski. There was no immediate word on the cause of death. Palmer, often referred to…...
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    Syrian government planes bombard Aleppo as diplomacy degenerates

    Sunday in Aleppo has seen fierce battles between the Syrian army and rebels for a strategic refugee camp. The rebels are said to have retaken the Handarat camp to the north of the city, despite bombing from government forces which had seized ground earlier. Video uploaded to social media purported to show rebels launching a counter-attack…...
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