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A Single Question You Need To Ask Yourself To Get The Best Mattress

Buying a new mattress can be overwhelming because a mattress is an investment you are going to spend a large part of your life sleeping on. Furthermore, the mattress market is already filled with hundreds of mattress brands. That is not all; the available options come in different sizes, densities, …

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Australia’s household debt-to-income ratio is at an all-time high

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The Bank for International Settlements has warned that record household debt levels amassed in the past decade have left Australians among the most vulnerable to a sharp rise in global interest rates. According to the Reserve Bank of Australia, household debt-to-income ratio for Australia is at an all-time high of 189%. …

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What Does VR Hold for the Future of Online Gambling?

Virtual Reality is already making big waves in the gaming industry being used with role playing games and multiplayer games online. While VR has not fully entered the online gambling industry, it will eventually get there, changing the way players play casino games online. If online were to start using …

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Portable Power: Gas or Propane Generators?

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When it comes to portable generators, the biggest draw is all part of the name –  their portability. You can set one up just about anywhere you might need one and have a consistent flow of energy, for as long as you have fuel. Less outdoorsy types campers to have …

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Barcelona plans to introduce its own currency and bank notes

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The city of Barcelona is preparing to move forward with a plan to introduce its own currency, despite warnings from Spain’s central bank. The new so-called “social currency” would be used to buy local goods and services at a discount while having a one to one parity with the euro. …

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Gold ‘should be $US1,700 an ounce’ – Deutsche Bank

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Gold has seen a sell-off in recent days, heading for the longest run of declines since May, trading at $US1319 an ounce. Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen’s speech at Jackson Hole over the weekend contributed to gold’s latest decline. Yellen said the case for a US rate increase has strengthened, …

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Plans for cashless society is accelerating bank runs

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Over the past few months, as governments and bankers lose grip on the failing monetary system that is surviving only on the back of record low interest rates and excessive money printing, the ‘war on cash’ has been escalating around the world. Why such disdain for cash? A society …

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The ‘War on Cash’ has begun

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Forget the ‘war on terror’ or even the ‘war on drugs’. There is a new war in town: The ‘war on cash’. JP Morgan Chase recently informed some of its customers that cash can no longer be stored in their safety deposit boxes. In …

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Fidel Castro: US & Israel created ISIS

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Cuba’s former president Fidel Castro compared NATO’s recent statements to that of Nazi SS and accused US and its allies of igniting conflicts abroad. Castro slammed John McCain for backing Israel and accused both of being involved in the creation of ISIS. Apparently referring to the pressure the North Atlantic …

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Argentina to default on debt; second time in 12 years

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Argentina failed to strike a deal to avert its second default in more than 12 years after talks with holdout creditors ended without a settlement on Wednesday. The country’s economy minister, Axel Kicillof, speaking at a news conference at the Argentine consulate in New York, repeatedly referred to the holdout …

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Australian Bitcoin bank hacked, $1.3million stolen

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An Australian bitcoin bank holding over US$1 million of the crypto-currency has been hacked, leaving an unknown number of users with nothing – one of the largest thefts in the currency’s four-year history. The incident took place on October 26, when the bank was hacked, with 4,100 bitcoins valued at …

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Obamacare sites caught in illegal software piracy

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Editor’s note: if this was you or I we would have the feds kick down our doors, our assets seized, face massive fines and jail time. Just ask Kim Dotcom. Screenshot from healthcare.gov The list of complaints waged at the White House over its Healthcare.gov site continues to grow, but …

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China imports over 2,000 tons of gold in last two years

China has just one thing to say to all those who engage in the now daily slamdowns of gold just around the time of the London fixing, after 8 am Eastern, which lately have gotten so vicious they have resulted in “stop logic” market halts not on one but at least two occasions, …

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Walmart found guilty of dumping toxic waste nationwide

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America’s largest retailer and employer has been fined over $100 million for violating environmental regulations by disposing of fertilizer, pesticide and bleach in sewage systems across the country, among other violations. Walmart pleaded guilty to six counts of violating the Clean Water Act by disposing of hazardous chemicals in garbage …

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Cyprus banks to remain shut until Tuesday amid bailout crisis

Protesters raise their open palms showing the word "No" during an anti-bailout rally in Nicosia

Banks in Cyprus will remain closed until Tuesday as the country tries to avert financial meltdown after rejecting the terms of a controversial bailout, turning instead to Russia for help. An official said banks, which been shut for days amid fears of a run on savings, will stay closed on Thursday …

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U.S. farmers may stop planting GMOs after horrific crop yields

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Some farmers across the United States may stop planting genetically modified crops after poor yields are increasing costs beyond what they can absorb. According to Farmers Weekly, those farmers are considering returning to conventional seed after increased pest resistance and crop failures have meant smaller GM crop yields over non-GM counterparts. …

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