States could save taxpayers more than $66,000 per year each time they released one of the 246,600 elderly prisoners nationwide, according to a new ACLU report.
The Lobby Of The Athens Hilton Is Freakishly Quiet
Yesterday, the Institute for Economics and Peace released their annual Global Peace Index (GPI), ranking 158 nations based on their levels of peacefulness.
The world is on now on the brink of a global credit crisis that could be far worse than the tumultuous events of 2008.
Way back in heady days of 2009, Business Insider gave you 6 reasons to move to Iceland.
(WP) "Yet the biggest question mark about Dr. Paul and his son was whether they would fall into line when push came to shove. They did. Without sacrificing their principles."
A startup uses social networks to gauge whether it's wise to loan to borrowers in emerging markets.
One of the great absurdities of our modern financial system is that a nation living within its means, i.e. spending less than what it confiscates in tax revenue, is no longer the norm.
Trust and confidence in the stock market has been shattered in the past few years.
I was a guest today on the Peter Schiff Show (guest host Jeff Tucker), discussing problems with patent law.
It’s funny how the official message of the land of the free and home of the brave is the bigger the government the better.
Through notes from Peter Thiel's CS183: Startup class at Stanford University, we have a unique window into the mind of the venture capitalist and hedge fund manager.
It's been just over a year since Prince William wed Kate Middleton in a lavish and internationally televised ceremony. Even with the most eligible bachelor of the past decade off the market, girls all over the world are still dreaming of their own fa
I talked with a Swiss banker from Geneva today. The conversation went like this:
A seriously cool study is coming out later this year in Psychological Science on the benefits of awe
In 1967, I was 22 years old and sitting in a movie theater watching Dustin Hoffman in The Graduate. For my generation at that point, there is one word from that movie that will never be forgotten.
After an epic bust in the housing market, buying real estate might seem like a moronic financial move.
For most of western history, people have assumed that what is true of “us” in most cases, must be true for “them,” i.e. other groups about which we may actually know little. One example is the concept of time.
Late last week GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney released the names of his foreign policy and national security advisors just in time for his Friday address on America’s foreign policy.
Mark Zuckerberg is having a banner week. On Friday, he became a billionaire with Facebook's IPO and on Saturday he tied the knot with longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan.
IN a recent post on the constitutionality of the filibuster, I floated the opinion "that polarization is due mainly to increasingly efficient sorting of American voters into parties according to personality type", without offering any evidence or exp
Reddit recently asked anonymous casino workers to share what really goes down in the gambling industry.
In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Marc Faber discussed his previous warning of a potential crash on the scale of Black Monday, 1987.
Kyle Bass was one of the handful of hedge funders who made a fortune betting against housing during the subprime bust, and since then he's been stalking his next big "career trade."
My daughter was recently in an Earth Science class where a discussion took place. The other students didn’t know that the dandelion with the yellow flower and the dandelion with the white seeds were one and the same.
Members of the Class of 2012
The HTC One X is a wonder of a phone — sleek and thin with a brilliant screen. And yet it comes pre-loaded with so much unremovable bloatware, you’d swear that Microsoft was involved.
There is one version of Craig Venter’s life story where he would’ve been a dutiful scientist at the National Institutes of Health, a respected yet anonymous researcher in genetics, perhaps. Thankfully, Venter saw that story line developing—and set ab
Computers are the exposed backbone of America’s infrastructure. They are new technology with big holes that is under attack from very skilled and motivated people who mean our country harm. Yet, we trust them to provide almost every service our mode
Retail is changing fast.