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How shoelaces come undone

Three Californian engineers have found out the answer to a knotty problem Read more

As Turkey votes on a new constitution, it is sliding into dictatorship

Recep Tayyip Erdogan is carrying out the harshest crackdown in decades. The West must not abandon Turkey Read more

A new asset class is gaining ground as investors turn socially and environmentally conscious

More investors are considering environmental, social and governance factors in their financial analysis and decision making. Read more

Amazon Spent Big Money on Security for CEO Jeff Bezos Last Year

Hint: It's over $1 million Read more

North Korea’s Nuclear Test Site Seems Ready, U.S. Institute Says

North Korea’s nuclear test site appears “primed and ready” to conduct a trial, according to analysis by a U.S. research institute. Read more

Singapore Sticks to Neutral Monetary Policy as GDP Contracts

Singapore’s central bank left monetary policy unchanged after the economy contracted in the first quarter, saying the neutral stance is appropriate for an extended period of time. Read more

Indexes Beat Stock Pickers Even Over 15 Years

Most actively managed U.S. stock funds were beaten by their market benchmarks over the past decade and a half, a record of underperformance that helps explain why stock pickers are losing billions of dollars in assets each month to low-cost passive investments that track indexes. Read more

Trump just did a backflip on two major campaign promises

President Donald Trump signaled he was making a major reversal on two campaign promises during an eye-opening interview with The Wall Street Journal Wednesday. Read more

Apple has a secret team working on the holy grail for treating diabetes

Apple has a super secretive initiative to develop sensors that can non-invasively and continuously monitor blood sugar levels to better treat diabetes. Read more

Futures point to lower open for Asia; markets focus on Trump dollar comments, geopolitics

Futures pointed to a lower open for Asia on Thursday, following comments made by U.S. President Donald Trump that the dollar was too strong. Read more