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App lets you turn your listing photos into narrated slideshows in minutes

Some real estate agents are finding the narrated slideshows they create with SpeakingPhoto are an attractive marketing alternative to listing videos, or that they complement them. SpeakingPhoto lets you add voiceovers to photos and combine them into a slideshow of up to eight photos that can be easily shared on social media or through text and email...

How To Look Business Professional in Jeans – #DenimDay

Next month – on Friday, October 3 – thousands of organizations will participate in one of the largest cause marketing efforts of all time. Since 1996, Lee National Denim Day has raised close to $100 million for the fight against breast cancer. Show More Summary

Jon Stewart warns ISIS: Be careful what you wish for, America is 'living your dream'

On Wednesday night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart offered a pretty counterintuitive approach to handling the insurgency from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). After halfheartedly walking his viewers through ISIS 101, using his patented...Show More Summary

Omaha cops accidentally kill Cops crew member

On Tuesday night, a sound supervisor for the reality TV show Cops was shot dead by Omaha, Nebraska, police officers, Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said Wednesday. Bryce Dion, 38, and another Cops crew member were riding along with two officers to film a police intervention in a reported robbery at a Wendy's. Show More Summary

Hackers target JPMorgan Chase, other big banks

A U.S. official told Bloomberg that computer hackers hit JPMorgan Chase and at least four other banks in a coordinated attack, and the FBI is looking for links to Russia. Customer data was stolen, but it was not specified if that included account numbers, passwords, or credit card numbers. Show More Summary

It Came From Craigslist: Ridiculously Tiny Shack in Los Feliz is Trying to Rent For $950

Peeking shyly out from behind the curtain on Craigslist today is an itty-bitty guest house now being offered for rent in Los Feliz. As the ad notes at the top, "THIS IS NOT FOR EVERYBODY," so adjust your expectations...

The 3 Biggest Social Security Myths

Clearing up these three misconceptions could help you maximize your retirement benefits.

Financial Astrology – Crude Update

By Astrology Traders The Markets The bullish trend we were expecting in the middle of August gained additional strength in last weeks trading session. The technical long term trend is for the Nasdaq has realigned to the upside and joins the DJIA. The Nasdaq has done a ‘whipsaw’, as Jeff likes to call it, giving a […]

20,000 Pakistan Riot Police Unleash Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets As Protesters Breach PM's Residence, 230 Injured

UPDATE: POLICE, PROTESTERS CLASH IN ISLAMABAD; AT LEAST 230 HURT: AFP Against the background we initialliy explained here, and the escalation we discussed here, Imran Khan's "Pakistan Spring" has grown dramatically. The former cricketing-legend...Show More Summary

Researchers discover webcams can be used to diagnose abnormal heart rhythms

A new pilot study is taking an innovative approach to detecting irregular heartbeats, and they're calling it "FaceTime" for heart diagnoses.

Cable Giants Try to Limit Cities' Internet Service

Municipalities, take note: A group representing cable giants like Time Warner and Comcast is pressing US officials to stop two cities from expanding high-speed Internet services, the Guardian reports. Those cities—Chattanooga, TN, and Wilson, NC—are already providing unusually fast 1GB-per-second service to residents. Chattanooga's broadband helped trigger a...

Is There Capitalism After Cronyism?

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, The more the Status Quo pursues the same old Keynesian Cargo Cult script of central planning and free money for financiers, the more self-liquidating the system becomes. Judging byShow More Summary

Has Ukraine Shot Itself in the Foot With Gas Pipeline Deal?

This decision may hurt the fragile industrial recovery in Germany and finish off Ukraine’s potential as a gas transit route to Europe.

Quantitative Implications of Wisconsin Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

No succor from the QCEW series that the Walker Administration previously touted [1] DWD released QCEW figures for first quarter 2014. Since the QCEW figures are not seasonally adjusted, I have estimated a series consistent with the BLS private nonfarm payroll employment series based on the QCEW data. Figure 1: Wisconsin private nonfarm payroll employment […]

Small 3D Printers Fill In The Gaps

By Thomas Pangia: The market for 3D printing was $2.8 billion by the end of 2013, and is projected to grow geometrically from there to $10 billion by 2020. 3D printing companies are quickly developing new products and expanding business to take advantage of the growth of additive manufacturing. Show More Summary

The Happiest States in the U.S.

The list of happiest states in the U.S. will surprise you, but you can also learn a lot from how it was calculated.

Labor Day weekend fun with college football, racing & taxes

What do college football and professional auto racing have in common this Labor Day holiday weekend? Taxes. But not like you think. JR Motorsports' #7 vehicle sports a new TaxSlayer Bowl paint scheme for tonight's NASCAR Nationwide series race in Atlanta. Show More Summary

Driving Ferrari But Reporting Low Income To IRS Gets Ticket To Jail

Reporting Minimal Income to IRS But Living Like a King Can Land You in Jail. And You Can't Drive Your Ferrari in Prison.

Top CEOs Recall Their First Year (Infographic)

Inc.'s annual check-in with the nation's top private-company CEOs shows how owners got their start and how their views on innovation and social media have changed. via Inc.

Top Bitcoin Proponent to Plead Guilty to Federal Charge

Charles Shrem, a leading backer of Bitcoin, is to plead to one federal count of aiding and abetting an unlicensed money transmitting business.

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