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The most haunted spot in every state

The Detroit Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan.Roel Paulme/Shutterstock From homes and hotels to churches and cemeteries, there are tons of reportedly haunted spots all over the US. The Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a prison turned museum that is supposedly haunted by former inmates. NBA players who often stay at the Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, have reported seeing ...

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The stock market just made history

Scott Olson/Business Insider The S&P 500 on Monday was set to break its previous record of the number of days without a 3% drawdown. As it’s continued to make new highs, it has broken records of other percent-move sizes. These illustrate the rock-bottom volatility that has characterized stocks this year, and is showing few signs of rising anytime soon. 2017 ...

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STOCKS SLIDE: Here's what you need to know

Ilya Naymushin/Reuters The S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record highs on Monday before sliding into the close at the start of the busiest week of third-quarter earnings. The S&P 500 closed without a 3% drawdown for a 242nd straight day, the longest streak ever.  Here’s the scoreboard:  Dow: 23,305.12 -23.51 (-0.10%) S&P 500: 2,567.59 -7.62 (-0.30%) Nasdaq: 6,594.34 -34.71 (-0.52%) President Donald Trump tweeted to ...

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Digital disruption is shaking up the content landscape – but these media moguls are ahead of the curve

Micahel Seto/Business Insider In this golden age of TV, with a ton of original binge-worthy premium video content attracting new audiences far and wide, all that glitters is not gold. Challenges have emerged for creators and distributors alike. With epic disruption in distribution, prime time schedules don’t seem to matter anymore, and appointment television is a thing of the past. Content ...

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A Harvard doctor shares what she eats for breakfast every morning to avoid empty carbs

Hollis Johnson When Harvard physician Monique Tello looks at the typical American breakfast, she said, it makes her “want to cry.” “A bowl of cereal, or a bagel, or a piece of toast, or a muffin are all no different than a dessert,” Tello wrote in a recent Harvard Health blog post. Think about it — most blueberry muffins aren’t ...

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The top 0.1% of American households hold the same amount of wealth as the bottom 90%

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, shared a chart in a LinkedIn post showing that the top 0.1% of households now hold about the same amount of wealth as the bottom 90%. He notes that today’s wealth gap  is similar to that of 1935 to 1940. Both back in 1935 to 1940 era and today we saw ...

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Trump tweeted about the NFL and national anthem 37 times in a month

Pool/Getty It has been one month since President Donald Trump began his pointed Twitter criticisms of the NFL. NFL-related tweets account for 12% of Trump’s timeline over the past 30 days. He has attacked the NFL for a number of perceived failings, including a lack of respect for the American flag and the league’s reluctance to discipline its protestors. One month ...

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Sylvester Stallone has 3 smart and stunning daughters — here's what you should know about Sophia, Sistine, and Scarlet

Sylvester Stallone, Scarlet Stallone, Sophia Stallone, and Sistine Stallone attend the 2017 InStyle and Warner Bros. Golden Globe party in 2017.Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for InStyle Sylvester Stallone and his three daughters share a close familial bond. The 71-year-old “Rocky” star is the proud dad of Sophia, 21, Sistine, 19, and Scarlet, 15, who all share the middle name of Rose. Stallone ...

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Adding 20 minutes to your commute time could lead to dangerous consequences for your job

Commuting is a drag. Drew Angerer / Getty Images The average commute time in the US is 50 minutes round trip, but some people spend far longer getting to and from work. Researchers in England found adding an additional 20 minutes of commuting per day has the same negative effect on job satisfaction as receiving a 19% pay cut. Overall, ...

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The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is Italy's stunning answer to the BMW M3

Well hello, my Italian friend!Hollis Johnson Alfa’s BMW fighter is stylish, powerful — and compelling. But the Quadrifoglio is up against fierce competition. What really makes it sing is that 505-horsepower engine. Buying a high-performance luxury sedan in the United States in 2017 isn’t difficult. You don’t have to think about it. If you have the means, Mercedes, Lexus, Audi, Cadillac, ...

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