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Ones to watch: Movies, TV and music in 2018

Ones to watch: Movies, TV and music in 2018

Entertainment
The new year arrives with the prospect of greatness. The return of Wes Anderson, Roseanne and Jack White could make 2018 one to remember.Here are some of the most anticipated movies, TV shows and albums planned for release this year.On the big screen...Lady Bird (16 February)If you can hold on and survive the dry January film climate, February arrives with the promise of more Oscar contenders.One of them is Lady Bird, actress Greta Gerwig's acclaimed directorial debut about a teenage girl growing up in California.The film stars Saoirse Ronan and has been so well received it broke the Rotten Tomatoes record with 100% positive reviews.Annihilation (23 February)[embedded content]For those who think Ex Machina was the greatest thing to happen to sci-fi since Stanley Kubrick, writer turned dire...
Watch live: SpaceX to launch rocket from California

Watch live: SpaceX to launch rocket from California

Science
Dec. 22 (UPI) -- SpaceX is preparing to conclude its busy 2017 launch schedule with a final blastoff from California.The aerospace company's Falcon 9 rocket is schedule to lift off from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base at 8:27 p.m. ET on Friday.The Falcon 9 rocket will end the year just as SpaceX began the year, delivering a 10-pack of communications satellites into low-Earth orbit for Iridium Communications.SpaceX has helped Iridium amass an impressive constellation of satellites. The company's voice and data relay network is operating across 30 satellites. Soon it will be 40.With SpaceX's continued assistance, Iridium aims to put a total of 75 satellites in space. The company has expanded services for its customers to include video and Internet capabilities alongside its standard o...
Watch out for this red flag when paying your financial advisor

Watch out for this red flag when paying your financial advisor

Finance
You may not be paying close enough attention to fee transparency while working with your financial advisor, and it could be costing you big time."High fees, compounded over a long period of time, can be more than the performance of the actual investment that you have," said Ron Carson, founder and CEO of the Carson Group.Mutual funds are an example of this, Carson said. You may see the management fee that you're paying, but not the supplemental fees that can run as high as 1 percent to 1.5 percent.You can proactively address this situation in two ways, according to Carson.More from Investor Toolkit:Advisors turn to life coaches and counselorsRetirees leave $ 100B in Social Security benefits on tableHow much those advisor fees are costing youFirst, demand that your financial advisor disclos...
Watch Live: Rocket Lab makes another attempt at rocket launch in New Zealand

Watch Live: Rocket Lab makes another attempt at rocket launch in New Zealand

Science
Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Aerospace startup company Rocket Lab will make another attempt to launch its Electron rocket tonight. Its last attempt was scrubbed when the International Space Station got in the way.The launch window will reopen Monday night at 8:30 p.m. EST -- 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday in New Zealand -- where the launch will take place."The Rocket Lab launch team is on console and readying Electron for the push to orbit today from Launch Complex-1," the company tweeted.The launch will be streamed live on Rocket Lab's website.Rocket Lab is based in the United States but operates a New Zealand subsidiary. If and when the Electron blastoff happens, the rocket will release a trio of satellites belonging to the startup's first clients, the companies Planet and Spire.The payload includes Planet's ...
FDA approves EKG app for Apple Watch

FDA approves EKG app for Apple Watch

Health
Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Apple Watch wearers will soon be able to easily monitor the rhythm of their heart whenever and wherever they want.That is if they buy AliveCor's Kardiaband EKG reader, the first medical device accessory for the Apple Watch to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration.The previous iteration of the KardiaMobile device used a remote sensor linked to a smartphone, but the latest accessory inserts into the band of the Apple Watch. When the sensor is touched, it can capture an EKG reading in 30 seconds and differentiate between normal sinus heart rhythms and atrial fibrillation, the most common abnormal heart rhythm.The medical device also includes a new feature called SmartRhythm, which taps into the Apple Watch's activity monitoring capabilities for correlations between ...