Populism: The "overnight" problem 40 years in the making
- A globalized, interconnected world doesn't necessarily work for everyone... especially on the rural (and hyper-local) levels.
- While many got massively rich from technology and globalized trade it left many feeling locked out.
- Anand focuses on the rise of Trump and the huge popularity of Bernie Sanders to highlight the fact that the majority aren't satisfied with the current state of capitalism.
The South Korean tech company unveiled its new Infinity Flex display and other product upgrades at a developers conference on Wednesday.
- Samsung has been developing a flexible, foldable smartphone for years.
- The prototype unveiled Wednesday isn't quite the finished product some had hoped to see, but it offered a glimpse at how its long-awaited foldable phone will work when released, likely in 2019.
- Samsung also announced other device upgrades, including a new user interface and changes to its virtual assistant Bixby.
Why do we celebrate Halloween, and what have pumpkins got to do with it?
- Halloween was influenced heavily by Celtic, Pagan and Christian traditions.
- The holiday has always celebrated the strange and scary, but festivities as we know them have changed over the years.
- Current Halloween traditions were brought by immigrants to the United States in the early 20th century.
A study from May 2018 found that most lottery winners report greater life satisfaction over a long-term period.
- The study asked more than 3,000 lottery winners about their mental health, happiness and life satisfaction years after winning big cash prizes.
- Most winners reported greater life satisfaction, but less significant changes in mental health and happiness.
- The recent Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots could be different, however, given the sheer size of the prizes.
- The next Mega Millions drawing is scheduled for Oct. 23 at 11 pm E.T.
- The odds of any one ticket winning are about 1 in 300 million.
- This might be a record-setting jackpot, but that doesn't mean you have a better chance of winning.
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