Cheap stocks, old rocks, Buzzfeed and Yanukovich’s zoo

February 24, 2014

A 4.4 billion-year-old zircon crystal from the Jack Hills region of Australia. Reuters/John W. Valley/University of Wisconsin/handout via Reuters

 

Forget diamonds. It’s zircon crystals that may be forever.

Scientists have discovered a 4.4 billion-year-old rock — the oldest known chunk of earth ever discovered.

 

I can haz long-form journalism?

With boots on the ground in Ukraine and a new focus on in-depth journalism, BuzzFeed is looking past cute cats and funny memes.

 

Wanted: Cheap stocks – chaos no problem

With frequent violent attacks and political unrest, investing in Libyan stocks is a risky – but potentially rewarding – endeavor.

 

Seeking a friend for the end of the world (and financial advice)

Yes, your money manager is good at lots of things — but can she navigate you through the apocalypse?

 

Hey! Gimme some space!

In the post-Snowden mobile market, privacy is an increasingly popular selling point with customers.

 

Gallery: Ukraine’s most wanted – and his zoo

After President Viktor Yanukovich abandoned Kiev, citizens explored his compound – complete with a private exotic animal collection.

Protesters and journalists look at ostriches kept within an enclosure on the grounds of the residence of Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovich February 22, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

 

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