Art

Billionaire’s Secrets on How to Make a Bundle in Art

Billionaire’s Secrets on How to Make a Bundle in Art

Andy Warhol once said: “Making money is art.” But what about making money from art? A boom in the global market has delivered some eye-popping returns in the past few years, drawing new collectors keen to invest in an asset class that offers cultural as well as financial appreciation. Irish horse breeder John Magnier will get at least $150 million for a painting of a nude by Amedeo Modigliani on May 14 in New York at Sotheby’s, thanks to a ... Full story

Education

Scientists Are Subverting Formal Publishing. Well, Some of Them

Scientists Are Subverting Formal Publishing. Well, Some of Them

A survey shows which scientists are more likely to share their results before "official" publication. Full story

Economics

Ancient Chinese farmers sowed literal seeds of change in Southeast Asia

Ancient Chinese farmers sowed literal seeds of change in Southeast Asia

CHINA TIES Excavations at Vietnam’s Man Bac site, including this work in 2007, uncovered skeletons of farmers from around 4,000 years ago. DNA from these skeletons supports an idea that ancient migrants from southern China spread farming and languages throughout much of Southeast Asia. People who moved out of southern China cultivated big changes across ancient Southeast Asia, a new analysis of ancient human DNA finds. Chinese rice and millet ... Full story

Entertainment

Every romantic, emotional moment - CNN

Every romantic, emotional moment - CNN

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle became husband and wife, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and the new reigning king and queen of romance on Saturday. Is that an official title? It should be, because the royal wedding , so hotly anticipated and debated, was full of sweet, inspiring, groundbreaking moments that spoke to the couple's unique character. Where to begin? Is it with the heavenly music selections that perfectly melded British and American ... Full story

Health

Amgen's new migraine drug is affordably priced at only $6,900 a year

Amgen's new migraine drug is affordably priced at only $6,900 a year

The high cost of prescription drugs is a hot topic in the U.S., a factor likely on the minds of Amgen executives in setting the price of a new treatment for migraine headaches. The drug, to be sold under the name Aimovig, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday. Belonging to a group of therapies called CGRP-inhibitors, the new option is designed to prevent the reoccurring, painful headaches. The price: $6,900 a year, or ... Full story

Law

Arizona officer's belt stops bullet in 'way too close a call' encounter

Arizona officer's belt stops bullet in 'way too close a call' encounter

An Arizona police officer narrowly escaped injury while responding to a domestic violence incident on Friday when a man opened fire and a bullet hit the cop's belt, officials said. The Tucson Police Department said in a news release that two officers, Nathan Stout and Steven Clark, were shot at when responding to the home just before 10 p.m. "Thankfully, no injuries," Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus said on Twitter . "Way, way, way too close a ... Full story

Living

Opinion  Pawn in a Game’

Opinion Pawn in a Game’

On Sunday, a presidential election is taking place in Venezuela against the background of a deepening economic crisis. The oil-rich country is suffering water and power shortages, and its people are struggling to pay for food and medicines. Many people have fled to neighboring countries. Despite this, few expect President Nicolás Maduro to lose. Prominent opposition leaders have been banned from running and the Democratic Unity Roundtable, the ... Full story

Politics

Mueller Probe Reveals Feds Greatest Wrongdoers in 2016 Election

Mueller Probe Reveals Feds Greatest Wrongdoers in 2016 Election

Fox News personality Mark Levin argued Thursday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has had the unintended consequence of revealing that officials within the Obama administration were the primary source of wrongdoing during the 2016 presidential campaign. FNC’s Sean Hannity began a segment with Levin noting the one-year anniversary of the Russia investigation and saying it is time for it to end. Levin responded , “The Mueller ... Full story

Sport

Hawaii volcano activity prompts new threats as man seriously injured from lava spatter

Hawaii volcano activity prompts new threats as man seriously injured from lava spatter

A man was seriously injured when he was hit with lava spatter while standing on his third-floor balcony — the first known injury related to Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano eruptions as new volcanic activity creates new threats in surrounding neighborhoods. The homeowner on Noni Farms Road was hit with lava on the shin and taken to the hospital with serious injuries, Janet Snyder, spokeswoman for the Office of the Mayor, told Reuters . "Fast-moving" ... Full story

Technology

Watch how a Tesla owner takes remote delivery of a package with his Model X, Ring doorbell and mobile app

Watch how a Tesla owner takes remote delivery of a package with his Model X, Ring doorbell and mobile app

Years after coming to market, Tesla owners are still finding ways to take advantage of the connectivity features of the electric vehicles. Now, a Tesla owner managed to take remote delivery of a package with his Model X by using Tesla’s mobile app and a Ring doorbell. HOME SOLAR POWER. Tesla’s mobile app enables access to remotely activate some features of the automaker’s electric vehicles. You can remotely unlock and start the car if you need ... Full story