US Navy Allegedly Confirms UFO Footage Is Real, Says We Were Never Meant to See It

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The US Navy has for the first time confirmed that a set of eerie, grainy videos that appear to show UFOs flying through the sky are indeed real – and contain phenomena the military still cannot identify. The sensational footage in question – which began appearing in media outlets including The New York Times from December 2017 onward – was captured by US Navy pilots, and sourced by a private research group, To The Stars Academy of Arts & Science (TTSA), founded by rock ...

Former Bioware writer David Gaider is setting up a new studio in Australia

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(Image credit: Summerfall Studios)David Gaider is no stranger to Australian shores - he's spent time at a number of our international gaming events, and it looks like he's set to become an even greater fixture of the local gaming scene. He, along with GX Australia alumni Liam Esler, has just announced the creating of a new development house - Summerfall Studios.The new studio will have its official launch at PAX Australia, alongside the launch of a Kickstarter to fund its first game. ...

First-time buyers foxed by property jargon

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First-time buyers may be powering the UK’s property market, but new research shows they are surprisingly ignorant when it comes to understanding how mortgages work. Three-quarters of aspiring homebuyers thought that LTV (loan-to-value) stood for “long-term value” and was a reference to the projected amount the home was expected to increase in value over the term of the mortgage.Nearly two-thirds thought mortgage interest rates varied in different parts of the country, depen...

Hearn wants Whyte & Hunter-Povetkin for Joshua-Ruiz undercard on Dec.7

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By Mark Eisner: Eddie Hearn is looking to bring Dillian Whyte back on the undercard of Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz Jr. on December 7th in Saudi Arabia. Hearn is hoping to load up the undercard with as much talent as possible. Having Whyte on the card would make it interesting. Hearn would need to find a quality opponent for him though. Eddie is talking about possibly having David Price on the card. He would be an excellent option for Whyte. In addition to having Whyte on the card, Hearn pl...

The Proposal star Selina PULLS AWAY as Aaron tries to kiss her

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Published: 04:16 BST, 18 September 2019 | Updated: 04:20 BST, 18 September 2019 The Proposal star Selina was left blushing after a very awkward encounter with suitor Aaron on Tuesday night's episode.After reaching the final two, Aaron poured his heart out to the 30-year-old blonde before his proposal.Things seemed to be going well for him until he leaned in to kiss Selina on the lips and she pulled away.    That's awkward! The Proposal star Selina (pictured) pul...

Gold prices steady amid cautious mood, focus shifts to Fed

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Japan's exports slipped for a ninth straight month in August as international trade tensions ramped up risks for the world's third-largest economy, although the decline was slightly smaller than expected.Gold prices were little changed on Wednesday as investors maintained a cautious stance ahead of the conclusion of US Federal Reserve's two-day meeting, where policymakers are expected to cut interest rates. FUNDAMENTALS Spot gold was steady at $1,501.91 per ounce, as of 0100 GMT...

Organised crime gangs will 'seek to exploit' a no deal Brexit

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Organised criminal gangs "will seek to exploit" any differential of tariffs in the event of a disorganised Brexit using Northern Ireland as a stage for smuggling, a Department of Justice report has claimed.The annual report and threat assessment by the Organised Crime Task Force has warned that a "No Deal scenario will lead to changes in criminal behaviours, with potential new criminal markets for previously legitimate commodities". The report also warns that there is the po...

I was a bully - I wanted to be violent...

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17 September 2019, 15:56 | Updated: 18 September 2019, 03:25 Gang members, perpetrators and victims of violent crime are being protected in safe houses to help them move away from trouble. Demar is 14.He is one of the young people living in a safe house because he was leading a life of crime, involving drug dealing and violence. He has been stabbed seven times, and admits having violent and aggressive urges.After being given somewhere safe and secure to stay, he is now making positive change...

Trump lists familiar White House faces as possible Bolton successors

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ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday listed five possible replacements for recently fired national security adviser John Bolton, most of whom are already familiar faces from within his administration. FILE PHOTO: U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton speaks during a graduation ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, U.S., May 22, 2019. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin/File PhotoThe national security adviser provides advice to the pr...

Intelligence chief won't turn over whistleblower complaint to House committee

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The acting director of national intelligence is withholding a secret whistleblower complaint from the House intelligence committee because it involves conduct by someone outside the spy agencies and doesn’t meet the legal requirement for disclosure to Congress, according to letters obtained by NBC News.But in doing so, acting DNI Joseph Maguire acknowledges he is overruling the intelligence community’s independent watchdog, which thinks the complaint should be turned over.The lette...

FOREX-Dollar holds gains as oil shock eases, Fed in focus

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TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar traded near a seven-week high versus the yen as oil markets recovered from a supply shock, but the focus is firmly on a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later on Wednesday that is widely expected to deliver an interest rate cut. FILE PHOTO: An employee counts U.S. dollar bills at a money exchange office in central Cairo, Egypt, March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany.Sterling traded near a six-week high versus the dollar as some speculators reduced excessive bets on...

The New Criterion: behind the lithium market meltdown

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Oh dear! The stronger-for-longer lithium story is not exactly panning out as such, with a global oversupply emerging and the upbeat blue sky stories supplanted by tales of woe from the emerging producers. The same thing’s happening with that other wonder battery metal, graphite. Last month Alita Resources (A40) entered voluntary administration just months after getting its Bald Hill lithium concentrate plant in WA into production. Alita’s problem – meeting banking covenants...

Uber’s self-driving cars head to Dallas, but they’ll be driven in manual mode

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Uber is taking its self-driving cars to Dallas, Texas, though at the start the company won’t be testing them in autonomous mode. Instead, beginning in early November, its Volvo SUVs will be operated manually during outings to collect data to help it build the high-definition maps used for its self-driving system, the company said in a blog post on Tuesday. The trips will also enable Uber’s autonomous-car team to capture everyday scenarios from the street that can then be recreated...

The most subscribed YouTube channels in 2019

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YouTube celebrities — most notably ones like Logan Paul — have been at the forefront of the YouTube cultural conscience in recent years. From the content they produce to their personalities and sometimes controversy, the people who create and post videos on YouTube have become major cultural influencers outside of the internet bubble. But with billions of users and hundreds of hours of content being uploaded to the video-sharing platform every minute, which YouTubers are view...

Coral color Pixel 4 officially outed on huge Times Square billboard

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We've seen numerous Google Pixel 4 leaks over the last few weeks, including some incredibly convincing photos showing off the upcoming handset in a new (and rather eye-catching) orange color option allegedly dubbed 'coral'.Now, the teasing is finally over, with Google confirming the new orange shade (with black accents) in a massive billboard in New York's Times Square, as photographed by Reddit user LousyTX and reported on by 9to5Google.Aside from revealing that the new ora...

Amazon launches HD music streaming to compete with Spotify and Apple Music

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videoFox News Correspondent Mark Meredith reports from Amazon Career Day in Arlington, Virginia.Amazon launched a new layer of its music streaming service in a bid to compete with the likes of Spotify and Apple Music.The company announced Amazon Music HD in a press release on Tuesday.The service, which boasts millions of songs in “the highest quality streaming audio available,” will cost $12.99 per month for Amazon Prime members and $14.99 per month for Amazon customers.For custome...

Braced for aftershocks following momentum sell-off

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Last week financial markets were rattled by a “factor” shock that sent previously hot stocks plummeting while boosting many of the market’s biggest losers. The key question now: whether it will prove a minor disturbance, or usher in a new regime.Factors are the big, fundamental drivers of market performance that financial academics have identified over the past few decades. In theory they are extra returns that investors can harvest for accepting a certain risk.For example,...

Hong Kong Property Stock Dive Not Enticing Enough for Eastspring

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(Bloomberg) -- Even after a plunge in Hong Kong property shares following months of protests in the city, Eastspring Investments says some of the biggest stocks in the sector remain unappealing because of their valuations.John Tsai, a portfolio manager in Singapore, trimmed his holdings of Henderson Land Development Co. and Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd. in July, and remains underweight on the sector. He cited expensive valuations and lower dividend yields relative to their peers and other sec...

Star Wars fans think Anakin Skywalker will return in 'The Rise of Skywalker' after Disney cancels panel

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Ooooh! Fans believe that a last-minute cancellation of a Star Wars panel at a convention means that a major cast announcement is coming. Actors Ian McDiarmid and Hayden Christensen – who played Emperor Palpatine and Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars prequels respectively – were set to attend the event at Salt Lake’s FanX (September 5-7). According to fans at the event, Disney pulled the panel because it was concerned about spoilers leaking for Episode IX...

Little Simz and Lianne La Havas join forces for Headie One cover

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A powerful take on ‘Both’ Little Simz and Lianne La Havas have delivered their own take on Headie One’s single ‘Both’. For their appearance in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge, both artists decided against a faithful cover, instead rapping and singing their own lyrics on the ‘Both’ beat. “They say I’m the woman of the moment, tell ’em I’m the man of the year,” Simz spits on the first verse. Later, she flexes on her s...

Carlos Brathwaite's all-round brilliance downs TKR in Super Over

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CPL 2019 Carlos Brathwaite was at his inspirational best as the captain of SNP. © Getty The Trinbago Knight Riders would've gone into the innings break thinking they have enough. Powered by yet another Lendl Simmons half-century, the three-time champions helped themselves to another 200-plus total, against St Kitts & Nevis Patriots, putting themselves in a commanding position to pocket their fifth win on the bounce. And despite the best efforts of Evin Lewis ...

Province must consult Pictou Landing First Nation about money for Northern Pulp...

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PICTOU LANDING, N.S. — If the province is going to give public money to Northern Pulp to help build a new treatment facility, then Pictou Landing First Nation has a legal right to be consulted according to a decision released this week. Tuesday, Sept. 17, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal issued its decision to uphold a Nova Scotia Supreme Court ruling that says the Crown must consult with Pictou Landing First Nation which neighbours the Boat Harbour Treatment Facility if public money is ...

London surges ahead of India in rupee trading volumes

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Indian rupee traders have suspected for a while that volumes in the currency in London have raced ahead of those in India. The latest triennial survey of currency markets by the Bank for International Settlements has confirmed that hunch, showing that while India sees some $35bn of rupee trades every day, London handles $47bn.The Reserve Bank of India established a task force in February to address the surge in activity abroad, responding to fears that the central bank had lost control of the r...

European banks fear no escape from negative rates

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European lenders are bracing for deeper cost cuts and consolidation after the European Central Bank extended a punishing five-year stretch of negative interest rates.The region’s banks were left disappointed by Mario Draghi’s last major act as ECB president, in which he last week cut its key deposit rate to minus 0.5 per cent, while also unveiling a new tiering system designed to shield a portion of the deposits lenders keep at the ECB from negative rates.However, the relief provi...

Forex Signals Brief for Sep 18: Focus Turns to the FOMC

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After one of the more extraordinary trading weeks of the year, where the price of oil rallied in one of the biggest moves in recent memory, the focus now gets back to the fundamentals with the latest FOMC the big event of the day.There is wide expectation that the FOMC will continue with their dovish tilt and cut interest rates by 25bp to a target range of 1.75–2%. At the same time, we should also get an update on their forward guidance which might well prove to be more of a market mover ...

Ethereum (ETH) & Ripple (XRP) Surge Sparks Fresh Rally In Altcoins

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ETH price rallied further and broke the $200 and $210 resistance levels against the US Dollar.Bitcoin price is consolidating near the $10,200 and $10,250 pivot levels.There is a new connecting bullish trend line forming with support near $206 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).The pair is showing a lot of bullish signs and it might even surpass the $215 resistance level.Ethereum price is up close to 8% and ripple surged 18% versus the US Dollar, while bitcoin is consolidating....

Birds of Prey: Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn looks intriguing and menacing in first poster of Suicide Squad spin-off

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Makers released the first look poster of Birds of Prey, starring Australian actor Margot Robbie on Wednesday. The poster features the actor in popular Harley Quinn's avatar. The 29-year-old actor appears surprisingly mysterious in her latest eye-catching look with other characters of the flick flying around her face. With 'Mind over mayhem' written on Robbie's neck in pink, the poster is giving a cryptic feel to grab the audience's attention. Check out Margot Robbie&ap...

Medical data of millions of Americans available online

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The medical images and health data of millions of Americans, including X-rays, MRIs and CT scans, have been discovered on unsecured servers.The records cover over 5m patients in the US as well as millions more around the world and in some cases, these images and private data can be viewed by anyone with access to a web browser.An investigation carried out by ProPublica and the German broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk identified 187 servers in the US that were not protected by passwords or basic ...

Sharks caught on drum lines must be released, Federal Court rules

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Updated September 18, 2019 13:07:43 The Queensland Government has lost its Federal Court challenge, which would have allowed authorities to kill sharks caught on drum lines inside the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.The Federal Court ruled today to uphold a decision made by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.In April, the tribunal ordered the Fisheries Department could no longer shoot dead 19 species in protected areas between central and north Queensland.Killing the animal was only allowed...

Playing Out Contrasts at Victoria Beckham

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LONDON, United Kingdom — The word “duality” stood out in Victoria Beckham’s show notes. It’s easy to imagine the appeal of the idea to a woman whose life has played out as a set of contrasts, none more stark than that between girl-powered popster and the forty-something mistress of restraint who, on Sunday, showed her collection in Whitehall, the heart of British government. You can’t get much closer to the Establishment than that.But then her soun...

Smart TVs sending sensitive user data to Netflix and Facebook

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The smart TVs in our homes are leaking sensitive user data to companies including Netflix, Google and Facebook even when some devices are idle, according to two large-scale analyses.Researchers from Northeastern University and Imperial College London found that a number of smart TVs, including those made by Samsung and LG, and the streaming dongles Roku and Amazon’s FireTV were sending out data such as location and IP address to Netflix and third-party advertisers.The data was being sent...

Inheritance Tax on gifts: How rates may be affected on gifts given in years before death

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The standard Inheritance Tax rate is 40 per cent. This is not payable on the part of a person’s estate - meaning their money, possessions and property - below a specific threshold. In some situations, if the value of their estate exceeds the threshold, then the tax may be required to be paid on the portion which is greater than the threshold. For most people the threshold is currently £325,000. Inheritance Tax rates on some gifts may reduce if it was given between three to seven year...

LINE Officially Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange for 80 Million Users in Japan

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Messaging app LINE has officially launched a cryptocurrency exchange service to its 80 million users based in Japan, days after the platform received final regulatory approval. The Shinjuku-based messaging provider, which is 73.36-percent owned by South Korea’s Naver, said in a statement on Tuesday that the new exchange, dubbed Bitmax, is now live with trading of five crypto assets: bitcoin (BTC), ethereum (ETH), ripple (XRP), bitcoin cash (BCH) and litecoin (LTC). According to the ...

Grand Designs: Homeowners face shock news as they build dual-purpose home in barn

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Grand Designs: With a budget of just £600,000, the forward thinking pair decide to renovate a barn (Image: CHANNEL 4)Grand Designs is the Channel 4 property show which has featured some elaborate and daring designs over the years. Written and hosted by Kevin McCloud, the property enthusiast is on hand to help as people build their home. Last week, a man attempted to build a giant house in a dramatic episode and was left in hospital. Tonight, the show follows a couple as they make their pr...

Asia Markets: Asian markets flat ahead of Fed interest-rate decision

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Asian markets were flat in early trading Wednesday, as investors awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve’s expected interest-rate cut later in the day. The Fed is widely expected to announce a quarter-percentage-point cut to its benchmark interest rate after it ends its two-day meeting. The rate cut would be the second one this summer, and investors will be closely watching for signals of future cuts. Meanwhile, Japan’s August exports contracted at a faster pace than expected, likely put...

Outbreak of a flu-like illness 'could circulate the world in 36 hours and kill 80million people'

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Published: 00:01 BST, 18 September 2019 | Updated: 03:56 BST, 18 September 2019 A flu-like illness could travel around the world in 36 hours and kill 80million people, experts have warned.A century ago the Spanish flu pandemic infected a third of the world's population and killed 50million people.If a similar outbreak were to happen with today's constantly-travelling population, the effects could be even worse, a report has suggested.The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB...

Rare Hong Kong train derailment injures at least 8 amid protests

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At least eight people were hurt in a derailment of a train owned by a Hong Kong company targeted by pro-democracy protesters earlier this month, according to reports.Paramedics rushed the injured, who suffered neck pain or minor abrasions, to the hospital, Reuters reported.Rex Auyeung Pak-kuen, chairman of MTR Corp., offered an apology. The train derailment in Hong Kong injured at least eight people. (REUTERS/Tyrone Siu)  “We will work together with the government to f...

Peter Weber Is the Star of The Bachelor Season 24

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ABC Prepare for a full season of jokes about planes and windmills. Peter Weber will be the next star of The Bachelor, as announced on tonight's finale of Bachelor in Paradise. Peter came in third place during Hannah Brown's season of The Bachelorette, and he made quite the splash after Hannah revealed they had sex in a windmill four times during their fantasy suite date. Peter is a 27-year-old pilot who lives at home wi...

South Korea downgrades Japan trade status as dispute deepens

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Wednesday followed through with plans to drop Japan from a list of countries receiving fast-track approvals in trade, a reaction to a similar move by Tokyo to downgrade Seoul’s trade status amid a tense diplomatic dispute.South Korea’ trade ministry said Japan’s removal from a 29-member “white list” of nations enjoying minimum trade restrictions went into effect as Seoul rearranged its export control system coveri...

Vale misled public on dangerous dams, prompting Brazil probe - source

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RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Faced with public outrage after its second mining dam collapse in four years killed at least 240 people in Brazil, Vale SA (VALE3.SA) misrepresented what it had done to shut down its riskiest dams, a review of the company’s statements shows. FILE PHOTO: An ox is seen on mud after a tailings dam owned by Brazilian miner Vale SA burst, in Brumadinho, Brazil January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado/File PhotoFabio Schvartsman, Vale’s then...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus vs. Note 10 vs. Note 9: Spec comparison

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We’re used to an annual upgrade for Samsung’s Galaxy Note line, but at this year’s Galaxy Unpacked event we got not one new Note but two. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus and the Galaxy Note 10 deliver a lot of what we were hoping for and a few more things besides, but there are some differences between the two worth noting. There are also some interesting changes from last year’s Galaxy Note 9. Let’s compare Samsung’s three latest Note models to dig int...

Amazon's Lord of the Rings TV show to be filmed in New Zealand

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New Zealand will reprise its starring role as Middle Earth with confirmation Amazon Studios will and film its new Lord of the Rings television series on its shores. The country – where Sir Peter Jackson filmed the original Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies – beat rival Scotland to be named the production location for the series, set to be the most expensive TV show ever made. Filming for the NZ$1.3bn (£660m) series is slated to begin in the coming months at three sites acro...

The best lead-out man ever? A tribute to the career of Mark Renshaw

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Last Saturday afternoon, in the English city of Manchester, Mark Renshaw rolled across the finish line to complete the final stage of the 2019 Tour of Britain. He was nowhere near winning the stage — in fact he was second-last across the line, 6:30 behind stage winner Mathieu Van der Poel — but the moment was one of great significance for the 36-year-old Australian. Arm in arm with Bernie Eisel and Mark Cavendish — two of his best friends and long-time teammates — Re...

The most important thing to have happened to gold this year

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New Zealand to be Middle-earth again in Amazon's The Lord of the Rings series

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WELLINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - New Zealand will be home again to hairy feet and pointed-ear Hobbits after Amazon Studios confirmed the Pacific country will be the location for its new “The Lord of the Rings” series, a TV show widely tipped to be the most expensive ever made. FILE PHOTO: The remains of the Hobbiton movie set from the film the Lord of the Rings at the town of Matamata in the North Island of New Zealand, September 2007. AAP Image/Tracey Nearmy/via REUTERSThe Ama...

Why All Investors Should Consider A 'High Quality' Investment Strategy

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I created a high-quality growth portfolio almost 4 years ago which was designed to outperform the S&P 500. I built the portfolio on Seeking Alpha and documented all the transactions on the platform as I assembled my portfolio. Over this 4-year period, the portfolio, Project $1M, has delivered annualized returns of just over 20%, well ahead of the 12.7% annualized return that the S&P 500 has delivered. While the portfolio has had certainly its share of struggles upfront, the ride for the ...

New therapy could cut prostate cancer treatment from two months to a week

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ADVANCED technology could cut treatment for prostate cancer from two months to one week. A trial on 847 patients found those who were given five higher doses of radiation than normal for a week did not increase the side-effects. Extra radiotherapy was found not to increase side-effectsCredit: Alamy Study author Dr Douglas Brand, of The Institute of Cancer Research in London, said: “Men would get the same benefit while having to spend less time in hospital. "The new results from our ...

Scotland top of the class for university-led innovation as Converge announces 2019 finalists

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Eighteen academic entrepreneurs leading both start-ups and spin-outs and representing institutions from across the length and breadth of Scotland will now go head-to-head at the Converge Awards Final which takes place at the iconic V&A, Dundee in September. For the first time in the Programme’s history, women founders outnumber men (55%). Climate change and health care also lead the charge this year with the shortlisted projects spanning everything from a human skin culture system th...

Scientists Have Built Knives Out of Human Poop to Test Whether They Work

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In what might constitute the year's strangest salvo against the scourge of "fake news", anthropologists have experimentally tested whether you can really make a knife out of frozen excrement. They conclude that you cannot. Back in 1998, University of British Columbia anthropologist and popular writer Wade Davis recounted in his book Shadows in the Sun a tale told to him by an Inuit man named Olayuk Narqitarvik. The story tells how an elderly man refused to move into a settlement ...

Business Gateway helps Dunbartonshire business launch into Christmas spirit

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Mclaggan, which is known for its wide range of bespoke and personalised bone china mugs available both online and in stores such as John Lewis, developed its latest product offering after the team accessed a variety of Business Gateway workshops and sessions. The baubles, which were previously produced exclusively for the luxury hospitality market, including leading Scottish hotels such as the Gleneagles resort, will feature a variety of popular designs from both local and world-renowned design...
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