"Game of Thrones" creator George R.R. Martin is getting involved in the U.S. Senate race in his home state of New Mexico. hosting a fundraiser for Sen.
The shopping mall isn't the only place where consumers blow cash on pointless purchases. "We're likely to spend money on something we don't need if we get what we think is a good deal and assume the item might be handy at some point," says Danielle Lescure, a professional organizer. Stumped on whether it's worth the cash?
Apple's new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, have the largest screens Apple has ever put on a phone.
Fantasy football can cost companies up to billions of dollars worth of productivity each season, but Chattanooga-based startup Ambition believes it can actually boost sales — if used in the right way.
Potential good news for Apple: A new report from Piper Jaffray's senior analyst Gene Munster on Saturday suggests more people lined up for the iPhone 6 Plus on launch day than expected, and customers opted to spend more for the higher storage options, too.
Kiev (AFP) - NATO's top military commander expressed cautious optimism Saturday that a tenuous Ukrainian ceasefire whose details were thrashed out in marathon overnight negotiations would help end a bloody pro-Kremlin uprising that has inflamed East-West ties.
Northumbria University conducted a study about the male dance moves that are attractive to women. Now you won't have to think twice the next time you go to a wedding.
London (AFP) - Scots were driven to reject independence in a historic referendum more out of fears over the economic risks of going alone than a strong attachment to the United Kingdom, a survey analysis shows.
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Washington (AFP) - Japanese automaker Nissan is dismissing speculation that it intends to scale back electric car battery production at its US plant in Tennessee.
Jesse Livermore is perhaps the most famous stock trader of all-time. Back in the early part of the 20th century, Livermore made and lost millions shorting the market.
So you're getting ready to buy a new smartphone, but you're not sure which carrier to choose. Deciding on a carrier can be difficult — there are a lot of different plans to digest, and sometimes it's just unclear as to which company is offering the best deal.
Facebook-owned Oculus on Saturday unveiled a new virtual reality headset prototype, called "Crescent Bay." "None of this is perfect just yet, but it's a huge step forward," Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe said at the announcement.
Freetown (AFP) - Sierra Leone began the second day of a 72-hour nationwide shutdown aimed at containing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus on Saturday amid criticism that the action was a poorly planned publicity stunt.
Some people know what they want to do from an early age and focus on it relentlessly. Others are driven enough to reinvent themselves, changing careers and industries, and continuously push until they find the thing that works.
London (AFP) - Arsenal stopped Aston Villa going top of the Premier League with a 3-0 win on Saturday.
I stood in line on Friday to buy the new iPhone 6. And so far, I'm very happy with that decision. As expected, the phone is super light, super thin, and super gorgeous.
Munich (Germany) (AFP) - Germany's world-famous Oktoberfest kicked off Saturday with the traditional tapping of the first barrel of beer, as millions of revellers are set to soak up the frothy atmosphere in the 16-day annual extravaganza.
We caught up with billionaire entrepreneur and investor Mark Cuban during South by Southwest Interactive in Austin.
Vilnius (AFP) - NATO's top military commander on Saturday said Russian forces were still operating in Ukraine and that a ceasefire was not working, but he expressed hope a new peace plan could bring progress.