Gas stations and lighters don't mix

A woman pumping gas at a gas station in central Russia felt the need to pull out a lighter during the process. 

Six Basic Personal Finance Facts People Should Know (but Constantly Get Wrong)

Here are six key financial facts that people consistently get wrong. They use these facts as assumptions not only for questions that they ask me, but for how they behave in everyday life.

The Number That Matters Most

There are a lot of numbers thrown around in personal finance articles and books and videos. However, there’s one number that I’ve found trumps all others

Baby's first bacon

Boy meets bacon. It's the classic love story. Watch as this child eats bacon for the first time and falls in love with the stuff. 

Australian town takes Down Under literally

With nearly 1,700 people in an area where the temperature regularly exceeds 100 dgrees, Coober Pedy took the phrase 'Down Under' to heart. 

Some Thoughts on Children and Planning for the Future

Our whole assumption regarding our children and their lack of financial reliance on us is predicated on our parenting style, which is based on our own experiences with college and leaving the nest. But what if it's wrong?

Japanese police deploy drone-catching drone

Japanese police officers tired of being unable to catch drones being operated in violation of the law, developed a counter-drone drone. 

Braves: Atlanta gets eye-popping haul for Miller

When the Braves traded Shelby Miller to the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night, for the first time since the rebuild began, they found their potential franchise-defining return.

Silent Night, featuring Placido Domingo

Viral YouTube sensation The Piano Guys released a new arrangement of "Silent Night" this week, featuring world-famous tenor Placido Domingo and a children's choir. 

That time Adele auditioned as an Adele impersonator

The BBC brought together Adele impersonators to audition for a role. What they didn't know was "Jenny" was going to audition with them. 

15 More Free Kindle Books to Inspire and Entertain You

Here is a list of 15 of my favorite books for the Kindle, ones that have inspired me and made me think over the years. The material here will leave you entertained, inspired, and ready to conquer challenges in your life.

 
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Jason Beard, convicted in February of extorting nightclub owners, was sentenced to 3½ years in prison on Tuesday.

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Steven James Murray, the man accused of killing a Flori­da priest, attempted to hang himself Tuesday evening at the Burke County jail, according to Burke County Sheriff Greg Coursey.

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The funding for the mixed-oxide fuel plant at Savannah River Site remains up in the air this week while Congress is on its Memorial Day recess and House leaders devise a plan for avoiding the combination of factors that wrecked the legislation last week.

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After a full Army career and 15 years as community cheerleader, Thom Tuckey is finally ready to retire - sort of. "I'll still be directly engaged," the first executive director of the CSRA Alliance for Fort Gordon said.

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