Facebook has been accused of “threatening the very values underpinning our democracy” by allowing anti-Semitic conspiracies to spread on its social network and commissioning “vile propaganda” about billionaire financier George Soros. The accusations were made by Open Society Foundations, a non-profit group founded by Mr … [Read more...] about Facebook accused of smearing rivals and ‘threatening democracy’ to distract from its political problems
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Published 5:00 am CDT, Wednesday, October 31, 2018 Ask the Fool Reorganizing the S&P 500 Q: I heard that the S&P 500 recently reorganized itself. What does that mean? -- A.B., Winona, Minn. A: The Standard & Poor's 500 index of 500 big companies is adjusted regularly, with some companies being removed from the index while others are added to replace … [Read more...] about Ask the Fool: What’s with the S&P 500 reorganization?
A pale-white octopus was just moseying along in the dark sea when it drifted into view of a research vessel's underwater remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) named Hercules. The incredible video captured of the seemingly friendly, little eight-legged ghost elicited squeals of delight and wonder from the team behind the camera on the E/V Nautilus, who immediately identified the … [Read more...] about Ghostly Dumbo Octopus Makes Rare Appearance in Dazzling Deep-Sea Video
A wave of buying sent U.S. stocks solidly higher on Wall Street Thursday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average above the all-time high it closed at in January. The S&P 500, the benchmark for many index funds, was also above the peak it reached last month. A weaker dollar and a mix of mostly encouraging economic reports kept investors in a buying mood, despite the … [Read more...] about Dow, S&P close at record highs
caption In Blue Planet II, producers used submersiles to explore parts of the ocean that had never been visited by a person. source AMC Networks The world’s oceans cover 71% of the planet’s surface, yet we’ve more thoroughly mapped the surface of Mars than we have the ocean floor. At the recent opening of an exhibit about exploring unseen parts of the … [Read more...] about 12 photos show how humans explored Earth’s oceans from the 1600s to now