Merrill Lynch Expands Capabilities to Help Clients Prepare for and Live Their Best Life in Retirement

Dateline City: NEW YORK Merrill Lynch Clear® Enhancements Across Seven Life Priorities Help Explore Opportunities and Challenges, and Achieve Goals Merrill Lynch today announced a series of enhancements to Merrill Lynch Clear®, a pioneering approach that offers a more comprehensive way of helping people navigate to and throughout Read more [...]

In Japan, robot dogs are for life – and death

Isumi (Japan) (AFP) - Incense smoke wafts through the cold air of the centuries-old Buddhist temple as a priest chants a sutra, praying for the peaceful transition of the souls of the departed.It is a funeral like any other in Japan. Except that those being honoured are robot dogs, lined up on the altar, each wearing a tag to show where they came from and which family they belonged to.The devices are "AIBOs", the world's first home-use entertainment robot equipped with Artificial Intelligence (AI) Read more [...]

Danny Manning Relishing New Life, Challenge of Resurrecting Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina — The lopsided loss to North Carolina is less than 10 minutes old when Danny Manning enters the Wake Forest locker room.Towels draped over their heads, players stare at the floor while assistants pore over stat sheets and grimace. A police officer stands guard near the door.The 6'10" Manning—a former NBA All-Star and the Demon Deacons' first-year head coach—moves his eyes from player to player, glaring at each of them before beginning his rant on this Read more [...]

Parka life: Yup’ik cultural educator Chuna McIntyre on one of the museum’s latest acquistions

The new exhibition Recent Acquisitions features art in a wide range of media, from woodwork and photography to ceramics and a sound-and-video “micro sculpture.” But one object stands apart—a seal gut parka from the Aleutian Islands. Suspended in a corner, with sleeves impressively outstretched (thanks to the museum’s installation expert Jason Teraoka), the garment might be aptly called living art—created from once-living organic material approximately 60 to 80 years ago by a master craftsman Read more [...]

Consumers Beware: The Truth About Life Insurance, Annuities And College Financial Aid

There’s a time and a place for most things, but stashing the money from your child’s savings account, or your own, into an annuity is often not advisable, especially when: 1) there are limited other sources of funds to pay the family’s share of college costs, 2) there are other ways to soundly reduce the impact on aid eligibility, 3) it doesn’t work at colleges that require the CSS Profile form in addition to the FAFSA, and 4) not knowing what form of aid, if any, the student will receive Read more [...]

Biohackers Want to Make Your Life Better

Sponsored by Dave Asprey and his media and performance-enhancement company, Bulletproof, the second annual Biohacking Conference last month attracted more than 500 registered attendees and numerous startups offering everything from intravenous vitamin cocktails and blue concoctions of ghee and MCT oil to in-home hyperbaric chambers and electrical muscle stimulators. The goal? Use technology to hack your own biology and, in the process, become a better, faster, smarter, version Read more [...]

Gadget Lab Podcast: Life Is a Series of Awful Experiences

On this week's show, Mat and Mike ride the wave of nostalgia currently sweeping across the social web. Also, new devices from HTC. And Mat tells us what he really likes about his Motorola 360 smart watch. The post Gadget Lab Podcast: Life Is a Series of Awful Experiences appeared first on WIRED . Gadget - Yahoo News Search Results Read more [...]