Experts warn over scale of China virus as US airports start screening


The outbreak centred around a seafood market in the central city of Wuhan (AFP Photo/Noel Celis)

Hong Kong (AFP) – The true scale of the outbreak of a mysterious SARS-like virus in China is likely far bigger than officially reported, scientists have warned, as countries ramp up measures to prevent the disease from spreading.… Read more

Opinion: When it comes to financial angst, boomers and millennials have more in common than they think

Both generations feel economically stretched and unprepared for retirement


No one’s got it easy.

The “OK, boomer” meme that has swept the internet this year provides an outlet for younger generations to tell their elders that they just don’t get it.… Read more

Opinion: This couple went from saving almost nothing to 70% of their income — here’s how they changed their mindset

The tricks that work for Scott Rieckens and his wife Taylor as they seek financial independence


Scott Rieckens and his wife Taylor were living what many people might consider a dream life: renting a house across the bay from San Diego, working hard but also playing hard, whether regularly hitting up hot new restaurants, joining the local boat club or enjoying flashy weekend trips.… Read more

Chilling Photos From The Groovy Era – Conoco Oil sprays down a woman for your engine’s health

By Jacob Shelton

Could there be an ad today where a scientist hoses down a woman? From the outset this ad looks as if Conoco is trying to promote a wet t-shirt contest, but in reality it’s just one of those visuals that looks a little more naughty than it should.… Read more