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Letter shows a fearful Einstein long before Nazis' rise

Letter shows a fearful Einstein long before Nazis' rise

Technology
More than a decade before the Nazis seized power in Germany, Albert Einstein was on the run and already fearful for his country's future, according to a newly revealed handwritten letter. His longtime friend and fellow Jew, German Foreign Minister Walther Rathenau, had just been assassinated by right-wing extremists and police had warned the noted physicist that his life could be in danger too. So Einstein fled Berlin and went into hiding in northern Germany. It was during this hiatus that he penned a handwritten letter to his beloved younger sister, Maja, warning of the dangers of growing nationalism and anti-Semitism years before the Nazis ultimately rose to power, forcing Einstein to flee his native Germany for good. "Out here, nobody knows where I am, and I'm believed to be missing,"...
Exactly How Long You Can Save Your Favorite Thanksgiving Leftovers

Exactly How Long You Can Save Your Favorite Thanksgiving Leftovers

Health
Ah, Thanksgiving—the holiday filled with family, warm and fuzzy feelings, football, and food. Lots of food. OK, mostly just food. (Just kidding, Mom.)In all seriousness, a 2013 Harris Interactive poll revealed that food truly does define Thanksgiving for most Americans—and that for 65% of them, eating leftovers is even more important than the meal itself. But if you don't safely store your leftovers, you'll be spending Black Friday hunched over your toilet bowl instead of scouting deals at the mall. Follow the guide below for storing all your favorites from your Thanksgiving feast. (And if you do wind up with food poisoning, here's how to recover.) ...
NFL notebook: Bears G Long reportedly out 6-8 weeks

NFL notebook: Bears G Long reportedly out 6-8 weeks

Sports
Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long is expected to be sidelined six-to-eight weeks after sustaining a foot injury in the team's 24-10 win over the New York Jets, according to a published report Wednesday. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Long could be placed on injured reserve and designated to return. Rookie James Daniels could be in line to replace the 6-foot-6, 316-pound Long, who has missed 14 games over the two previous seasons due to serious ankle, shoulder, neck and elbow surgeries. Long sustained the injury on Sunday after teammate Dion Sims rolled up on his leg at the end of a play. The 29-year-old Long was helped off the field and later was sporting a walking boot on the foot and using crutches to move around the locker room. In 2016, Long suffered a severe right an...
Platform companies: Leveraging the India story in the long run

Platform companies: Leveraging the India story in the long run

Finance
By Taponeel MukherjeeReal per capita GDP, stock market indices and consumption trends in India are currently interesting. Even as real GDP at an aggregate and per capita basis have broadly trended higher, equity market valuations have fluctuated. Amidst the noise of market data, it is often easy to forget that some of the best investment opportunities arise when market valuations arent quite at their peak. The single most significant takeaway is that as real GDP has trended upwards, the equity market, in real terms (inflation adjusted), has moved higher with considerable volatility. What many view as market downturns are opportunities to build and scale value-creating businesses. Market downturns in public markets (equity markets) invariably compress valuations in private markets as well. ...