Tech

10 burning questions Americans asked Google in 2018

Google released its annual “Year in Search” lists on Wednesday. One of the lists measured 2018’s most trending topics that started with the words “How to,” reflecting things Americans needed help with this year. Two of the most popular topics of the year involved how to vote in the midterm […]
10 burning questions Americans asked Google in 2018
Markets

Buying enough Mega Millions tickets to cover every possible combination sounds like a surefire way to win — but there are 3 major problems with that plan

The Mega Millions jackpot is up to $US1.6 billion. The jackpot is so massive, at least before taxes, that it would theoretically be profitable to buy enough tickets to cover every one of the 302,575,350 possible combinations of Mega Millions numbers. There are, however, serious logistical problems with such a […]
Buying enough Mega Millions tickets to cover every possible combination sounds like a surefire way to win — but there are 3 major problems with that plan
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The Mega Millions jackpot just hit $1.6 billion — here’s how to play

No one won Friday’s Mega Millions drawing, sending its jackpot soaring over $US1.6 billion. That’s the biggest prize in Mega Millions history. The next drawing is scheduled for Tuesday, October 23. Tickets cost $US2 each, and players choose five numbers between one and 70 and an extra number between one […]
The Mega Millions jackpot just hit $1.6 billion — here’s how to play
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Disappointing stories reveal what it’s really like to win the lottery

Lottery players everywhere dream of snagging the winning lottery ticket for a multimillion-dollar jackpot. The current Powerball jackpot, for example, sits at a whopping $US625 million. But there’s a dark side to coming into a windfall of sudden wealth if you’re not careful. Here’s what it’s really like to win […]
Disappointing stories reveal what it’s really like to win the lottery