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The situation at San Francisco's sinking skyscraper is so dire that the most expensive condo has sold for $1 million under the asking price

The most expensive condo for sale at San Francisco's leaning, sinking skyscraper, has sold — and the new owners should get a blue ribbon for their negotiation tactics.<p>Apartment 401 was the priciest listing at Millennium Tower when it hit the market with an asking price of $5.99 million in March …

Real Estate

10 large living room ideas to fall in love with!

It's no secret that the living room is the main and most used room in any home. Usually located in the heart of a property, it naturally becomes a …

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

Maps

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

How Coinbase could disrupt traditional brokerages and dominate the investment market

The last few months and weeks in the crypto world have been intense to say the least. Words like “bubble” and “mania” are used all the time. Over the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, Coinbase — the leading exchange among newcomers to the crypto-world — reportedly opened over 100,000 accounts. Recent …

Cryptocurrency

Ten years in blockchains, and the world has already changed so much

<i>I have been pointed to</i> <i>this article</i> <i>by many of my friends as a thoughtful piece about the current uselessness of Blockchain, ten years later. This</i> …

88 very British phrases that will confuse anybody who didn't grow up in the UK

Every language has a few phrases that don't always translate well -- and the British English has some absolute corkers.<p>The team at the Business …

Coinbase Accused of Technical Incompetence After Hoarding Millions of UTXOs

Featured<p><b>The Coinbase development team has been accused of “technical incompetence” after amassing millions of UTXOs through careless housekeeping.</b> …

Are New Platforms Threatening The Hegemony Of Bitcoin And Ethereum?

Bitcoin and Ethereum dominate, but they aren’t infallible. Recent events have exposed their weaknesses when it comes to scalability, Bitcoin transactions have been plagued by long confirmation times, which are now intimately felt as Bitcoin is reaching new highs, and Ethereum users fear a looming …

Blockchain

Macy’s credit card processors stop working on Black Friday

It’s one of the biggest shopping days of the year, but retail giant Macy’s can’t get its credit card processors to work.<p>Customers have been waiting in lines across the United States to buy discounted items, only to find out that the machines won’t take credit cards or gift cards. Some …

Explore bitcoin now in virtual reality with Blockchain 3D Explorer

British developer Kevin Small has built a way for bitcoin users to visualize how the network functions using virtual reality with the Blockchain 3D …

The Remarkable True Story of a “Dividend Millionaire”

Lessons from Hayford Peirce’s 30-year portfolio plan.<p>IN 1995, Hayford Peirce, a science-fiction and mystery writer by avocation, sat down in a …

The Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals for Dudes

For most Americans, Thanksgiving is a day to catch-up with relatives, watch football, and stuff yourself almost to the point of a ruptured stomach. …

Forget Bitcoin, Buy Ether

Bitcoin is making headlines again, since it just smashed through its $5000 barrier onto $6000.<p>I’ll tell you why Bitcoin jumped, and why it's …

Blockchain Tech Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant — Q3 2017

The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Blockchain Technology startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant …

Earn 10k Points on Virgin Atlantic, Save on Starbucks, and More!

Amex Offers are a really great way to save money or earn extra points on the purchases you make with your Amex cards. You never know when good Amex …

Time I

It’s in the Bag: The Best Weekender Bags for Any Trip

It’s never too late to pick up one of the best weekender bags for your next road trip — whether it’s an end-of-summer jaunt, an early fall getaway or …

Volvo’s self-driving cars are thrown off by kangaroos

Volvo, like seemingly every other company, has been working on their autonomous vehicle technology and it has run into an interesting problem. While testing its cars in Australia, the company found that kangaroos were both a nuisance and very confusing to its cars.<p>The vehicles' detection system has …

Guide to 7 Main Types of Roofs and What You Need to Know About Them

Whether it's flat, gabled, butterfly, shed, gambrel, mansard, or hipped, the shape of a roof can have serious design and performance implications on a building.<p>What’s the one thing that all roofs have in common? Regardless of shape or size, all roofs—even the ones that look flat—need to be sloped …

Architecture

Elwood House

Elwood, Victoria, Australia<p>Ninety-nine years after this 1915 Edwardian-era house was built, Australian firm Preston Lane transformed the interior via a remodel and extension that deftly blends old and new.<p>To better maintain the residence's street facade in its suburban Melbourne, Australia, …

Architecture

Shop 20 Products That Will Make This Fourth of July the Best Ever

With just two weeks away until July 4, the days keep heating up while the pool and grill beckon.<p>There’s still time to get everything ready for the summer’s most celebrated patriotic holiday. So take some time to think about what you’ll need and have a look at our suggestions below. We have you …

Outdoor Spaces

Switchback House

San Francisco, California<p>Switchback House is a minimalist architecture project located in San Francisco, California, designed by Edmonds + Lee Architects. A loft-style flipped-plan rhythmically-organized house designed by the architects for their own family, this budget-sensitive human-scaled …

Architecture

​Best Shoes to Buy During Adidas's End-of-Season Sale | Men’s Health

​The 11 Best Adidas Shoes to Buy During Their End-of-Season Sale<p>From classic white sneaks to the ultimate summer kicks<p>Adidas<p>Whether you’re looking for a classic pair of white sneakers, or a pair of weightlifting shoes to give you some stability while you max out your gains and get to your next …

Yes, It Is YOUR Job to Make Your Husband Happy

<i>Happiness is your job, because love starts with you. Read on to understand why, from Andrea Miller for YourTango.</i><p><b>Why do so many of us buy into the myth that marriage is supposed to make us happy?</b><p>I'm glad to see how marriage has evolved. It used to be much more transactional — happening principally …

Want To Keep Some Cash On The Sidelines? Read This First

Instead of sticking your money in a savings account, here's a better idea.<p>There are several good reasons you may want to keep some cash on the …

Uber’s C.E.O. Plays With Fire

SAN FRANCISCO — Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of Uber, visited Apple’s headquarters in early 2015 to meet with Timothy D. Cook, who runs the iPhone maker. It was a session that Mr. Kalanick was dreading.<p>For months, Mr. Kalanick had pulled a fast one on Apple by directing his employees to …

San Francisco

10 Wildly Trippy Albums to Soundtrack Your 4/20

We love a great stoner G-funk jam as much as the next person—there really is no better soundtrack to crushing a blunt Snoop Dogg’s <i>Tha Doggfather</i>—but …

How Aristotle Created the Computer

The philosophers he influenced set the stage for the technological revolution that remade our world.<p>THE HISTORY Of computers is often told as a history of objects, from the abacus to the Babbage engine up through the code-breaking machines of World War II. In fact, it is better understood as a …

12 Parenting Apps You Didn’t Know You Needed (But You Do)

If you ask a parent about their favorite apps for kids, they are bound to rattle off a handful of apps their kids just can’t live without. And we’re …