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What are multiple orgasms and how do you have them?

Because we all have a different understanding of what they actually are.<p>Multiple orgasms are a bit like squirting and the G-spot: some people think they're a myth... that they don't exist. Even I (someone whose job it is to know such things) wasn't really sure if 'multiple orgasm' meant having one …

Brain Activity

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

Investing

Samsung's latest smartphone can't connect to the internet. Like, at all.

Well, here's something you don't see announced often (or ever, for that matter): A smartphone that can't connect to the Internet.<p>That's right, …

Gear & Gadgets

'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics sold over a million copies around the world. Now Rovelli is back to explore the mysteries of time. He tells Charlotte Higgins about student revolution and how his quantum leap began with an acid trip<p>• Extract from Carlo Rovelli’s new book: on the elastic concept of …

Physics

Pharmaceutical giants are sidestepping US marijuana restrictions to research cannabis-based drugs

Getting marijuana-based drugs approved in America is no easy task.<p>According to the US Drug Enforcement Administration, cannabis has no medical use. Until two years ago, all domestic research on the drug had to rely on rotting samples from a single, well-secured weed facility at the University of …

Cannabis

Amazon didn't kill Toys R Us, greedy Wall Street profiteers did it

Private equity obscures its role in the ruin of retail by hiding behind e-commerce. But Amazon didn't kill Toys R Us. Greedy Wall Street profiteers did it.<p>The brilliant New Jersey entrepreneur Charles Lazarus died March 22 at age 94. His passing came one week after the company he founded, Toys R …

Wall Street

Your Strategic Plans Probably Aren’t Strategic, or Even Plans

It happens all the time: A group of managers get together at a resort for two days to hammer out a “strategic plan.” Done and dusted, they all head home. But <i>have</i> they produced a plan with a strategy?<p>At the start of my public seminars on strategic planning I ask attendees, who rank from board …

Management

What to expect when Spotify goes public Tuesday

Digital music giant Spotify is joining the stock market on Tuesday, making it the biggest consumer tech company to go public since Snap debuted early last year.<p>But unlike Snap, Spotify isn’t doing an IPO. The “o” part of IPO stands for offering and Spotify isn’t raising any money.<p>Instead, existing …

Stock Markets

H&M, a Fashion Giant, Has a Problem: $4.3 Billion in Unsold Clothes

In the world of fashion retailing, where shopping is fast moving online and stores try to keep inventories closely matched to sales, even a small stack of unsold clothes can be a bad sign.<p>What about a $4.3 billion pile of shirts, dresses and accessories? That is the problem facing H&M, the Swedish …

Swiss Bank

8 Signs Your Partner Is Tolerating You Rather Than Accepting You

There's nothing worse than feeling like you're with someone who just "tolerates" you, rather than fully loves you for who you are. Everyone deserves …

With a spacecraft in trouble and the White House watching, SpaceX had to deliver

Within minutes of liftoff, it was clear the Dragon spacecraft was in trouble.<p>Inside mission control on the morning of March 1, 2013, the SpaceX team was desperately trying to figure out what went wrong and soon pinpointed the problem: A few valves were stuck.<p>Lori Garver, NASA’s deputy …

Space Travel

Ketone Ester: A "Superfuel" For the Elite and a Weird Trip for Everyone Else

The 'fourth nutrient' was created for soldiers, but I drank it anyway.<p>In November, the biohacking company HVMN revealed HVMN Ketone, a clear liquid …

Diabetes

Bancor founder urges women to get into crypto to fix finance

<i>Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day. To celebrate, TNW is running a series of profiles highlighting innovative companies led or founded by women.</i><p>Galia Benartzi is the co-founder of Bancor, an Israeli crypto outfit that’s making waves for a couple of reasons. Firstly, it raised a remarkable …

Apple confirms it runs iCloud on Google's cloud

Ever wondered where Apple stores all your iCloud backups? Between photos, files, contacts, and other data for millions of customers, that’s a whole lot of storage space that the company would have to make room for and manage. Now, it’s confirmed that iCloud actually lives on Google Cloud …

Law enforcement has a massive problem with these 3 cryptocurrencies

Crime linked to cryptocurrency is taking on an increasingly high profile as law enforcement agencies scramble to deal with a new technology complicating how they operate. But not all coins are created equal.<p>While bitcoin steals most of the headlines, with wild price swings making and breaking …

Cryptocurrency

8 Traits Successful People Have In Common

Not all traits are created equal, double down on these to reach your potential.<p>Many qualities contribute to success, but some traits are …

Entrepreneurship

Richard Branson Says Dump the MBA and Learn 1 Secret to Entrepreneurial Success

One thing can drive your business to success and it's not three letters at the end of your name.<p>Beyond his amazing business success after dropping out of school when he was 15, Richard Branson is unusual. He is unafraid of controversy while managing to live without regrets, as his mother taught …

Entrepreneurship

The Real Reason Bankers Are Afraid of Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency

A former high-flying JPMorgan trader turned cryptocurrency fund manager says banks “have absolutely failed to innovate in any way, shape, or form and …

Cryptocurrency

North Pole surges above freezing in the dead of winter, stunning scientists

The sun won’t rise at the North Pole until March 20, and it’s normally close to the coldest time of year, but an extraordinary and possibly historic thaw swelled over the tip of the planet this weekend. Analyses show that the temperature warmed to the melting point as an enormous storm pumped an …

Global Warming

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Is vaping safe?

They say there's no smoke without fire, but the jury is still out on the long-term effects of e-cigarettes.<p>The most recent research shows that vaping …

Everything you know about space is wrong

Think you know a thing or two about our solar system? Turns out all those space “facts” you keep telling your mates might not be as accurate as you …

Anti-bacterial wipes pointless as bugs grow back in 20 minutes, scientist says

Anti-bacterial wipes only eradicate bacteria from kitchen surfaces for 20 minutes and using them to keep germs at bay is "an absolutely redundant" exercise, a scientist has said.<p>Dr Clare Lanyon, a biomedical scientist from Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, said consumers may be wasting …

This Is How Generation Z Will Bypass College

Coming soon(er) to a workplace near you is Generation Z after participating in these education alternatives.<p>School originated to train obedient factory workers but hasn't evolved much since then.<p>Coursera and the University of Phoenix paved the way for people to digitally learn from a distance. …

Generation Z

Bill and Melinda Gates Just Wrote an Extraordinary Annual Letter That Teaches Us 7 Powerful Leadership Lessons

In their phenomenal Annual Letter released yesterday, Bill and Melinda Gates take us to leadership school.<p>A decade ago, Bill and Melinda Gates began writing about their enormous philanthropic efforts impacting the world, which they highlight in their annual letter.<p>They just released their 10th …

Leadership

'Time-traveller from 2030' PASSES lie detector test over whether his future predictions are true

A man who claims he is from the year 2030 - and has revealed a number of predictions for the future - has undergone a lie detector test and …

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

How do you get people interested in you when you only have 30 seconds?<p>Whether you're in a job interview, networking at a cocktail party, or happen to …

Successful People Tell Themselves These 7 Things on a Daily Basis

Sometimes, becoming successful is just a matter of willing it into existence.<p>Successful people tend to have very positive inner dialogues.<p>They know how to nurture their own personal growth. They believe they can do whatever it is they set their mind to. But most of all, they believe in …

Self-improvement

This Renowned Wharton Professor's Best Leadership Advice: For the Love of God, Stop Brainstorming

Superstar leadership expert Adam Grant identifies the most important evidence-based truths to apply to your business today.<p>Leadership is not mysterious. If you understand how people and organizations behave, you'll have a pretty good idea how to maximize the performance of both. Fortunately, we're …

Leadership

Warren Buffett Says Integrity Is the Most Important Trait to Hire For. Ask These 12 Questions to Find It

It's what holds all three together or everything crumbles.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has lived by a set of awe-inspiring values and principles that has led to unbelievable success.<p>So whenever he imparts his wisdom, you want to tune in. As it relates to …

Leadership