What Private Equity is Buying and the Next Canadian Housing Bubble

In January, I told you of a secret plot by the “smart money” on how they would seize control of assets for pennies on the dollar. Today, that plan is unfolding. Read more as we tell you how to profit from this and which Canadian city is going to have the next real estate boom.

War-torn Childhood: Heartbreaking images of children suffering that didn’t go viral

The stories and images of children suffering in the midst of brutal wars often become highly symbolic. But not all get the same attention – despite being equally harrowing. Gayane Chichakyan reports on the people whose plights remain unheard.

Everybody Wants to See China’s List of ‘Zombie’ Companies… Especially Banks

Commonly referred to as the “zombie list,” it’s compiled by Jiangxi regional authorities and holds the names of the most deadbeat of borrowers: state-owned companies deemed too weak to survive and destined to be wound down.

Soros hacked, thousands of Open Society Foundations files released online

More than 2,500 files from the raft of organizations run by billionaire George Soros have been leaked by hackers. Watch to learn more.

Intervention 2.0? US launches air strikes on ISIS targets in Libya

The US military has begun bombing targets around the Libyan city of Sirte, which is controlled by militias associated with Islamic State. The Pentagon says this was the first strike of a new campaign that currently has “no endpoint.”

Back to 1968: History Repeats Itself

A shocking and dangerous historical event is repeating itself and the similarities between then and now are so vivid it’s scary. But there is a way to prepare for it. Here’s how…

Bees Are Dying at Alarming Rates. Here’s Why That’s a Problem

Bees are dying at an alarming rate and no one knows exactly why. Just last year, beekeepers lost 44 percent of their colonies. Bloomberg QuickTake looks at what’s stressing bees out, why that’s stressing us out and what some say we should do about it.

‘State of Surveillance’ with Edward Snowden and Shane Smith (FULL EPISODE)

To find out the government’s real capabilities, and whether any of us can truly protect our sensitive information, VICE founder Shane Smith heads to Moscow to meet the man who started the conversation, Edward Snowden.

The New Housing Bubble Just Began

Think you know why stocks and housing are booming? No, it’s not low interest rates and strong employment. It’s because the top three American banks by assets all just introduced new products aimed at providing riskier mortgages. It’s housing bubble 2.0.

Putin: US anti-missile defence puts Europe in the crosshairs

During a visit to Greece intended to repair ties with the EU, Vladimir Putin said that Russia has “no choice” but to target Romania, which has recently opened a NATO missile defense base, and Poland, which plans to do so within two years.

Could military ‘invisibility cloaks’ be legal in war?

Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak remains the stuff of fiction but scientists in the United Kingdom say they’ve found a different method of making things disappear. Using lasers and crystals the researchers say they can make tiny objects, nano-structures, disappear for less than a million, millionth of a second.

A Look at China’s Unusual Default Excuses

Chinese defaults are on the rise and so is the list of unusual excuses used by firms for missing payments. Bloomberg’s Tom Mackenzie reports on “First Up.”