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How to Call Back a Private Number

There is a nagging sense of mystery that comes with receiving a call from a private number. When you're on the receiving end of a private call, you …

Identity Theft

Why the euro failed

The euro—the single currency shared by nineteen European nations— is unique in human history.<p>Never before has a group of countries created a brand-new currency that they would share with one another. Some idealists have seen this uniqueness as a virtue, as the harbinger of a better future world in …

Economics

Predicting the evolution of <i>Escherichia coli</i> by a data-driven approach

1.<p>Stern, D. L. & Orgogozo, V. Is genetic evolution predictable? <i>Science</i> <b>323</b>, 746–751 (2009).<p>2.<p>Orgogozo, V. Replaying the tape of life in the …

Genetic Engineering

How a Trading Algorithm Actually Works

The next step is sending that list onto an order processing algorithm that goes out and buys or sells the stocks that have been selected.<p>The code may seem hard to follow, but it’s one of the oldest tricks in the “quant” book. The algorithm employs a general statistical arbitrage strategy based on …

Dow Jones

Stunning anti-ageing breakthrough could see humans live to 150 and regenerate organs by 2020 'for the price of a coffee a day'

An extraordinary new anti-ageing technique could see humans live to 150 years old and allow them to regrow their organs by 2020.<p>Harvard Professor …

Anti-aging

Suspiria leaves first viewers shaken - if they didn't walk out half-way through

Suspiria, the eagerly awaited remake of the 1977 supernatural horror flick, has arrived in Venice. Directed by Call Me By Your Name's LucaGuadagnino, the film stars Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson as members of an ill-fated Berlin dance company. The opaque trailer gives little away – other than …

Suspiria

The World’s Oldest Blockchain Has Been Hiding in the New York Times Since 1995

This really gives a new meaning to the “paper of record."<p>The first time I heard about blockchains was at a party where a friend of mine spent the night talking my ear off about this thing called Bitcoin and why I ought to buy some. I suspect that many others have had a similar experience. Although …

After His Web Startup Sold for $220 Million, He Built a Disneyland for Exotic Game Hunters, of Course

<i>After Brent Oxley sold the Web-hosting platform HostGator for $220 million, he wanted to get into a business a little more...wild. His pivot was Ox Ranch Investment, a high-end hunting ranch in Uvalde, Texas, where visitors can hunt zebras, kangaroos, and other exotic and native species for trophy</i> …

Jurassic Park

How a hacker network turned stolen press releases into $100 million

At a Kiev nightclub in the spring of 2012, 24-year-old Ivan Turchynov made a fateful drunken boast to some fellow hackers. For years, Turchynov said, he’d been hacking unpublished press releases from business newswires and selling them, via Moscow-based middlemen, to stock traders for a cut of the …

Trading

KSI: 5 Things On The YouTube Star Going Head To Head With Logan Paul In The Ultimate Boxing Match

It’s finally going down! The boxing battle between vloggers KSI and Logan Paul takes place on Aug. 25. We’ve got five things to know about the …

Grand Theft Auto

18 Bloggers Who Will Show You What It Truly Means to Dress Like a French Girl

Over the years, the French girl has become synonymous with a frankly quite offensive (and irritating) cliché: tall, slim, and always put together with a touch of red lipstick and perfectly done-but-undone hair. Sure, some women do fall into this specific category, but as POPSUGAR's resident French …

Researchers use gut bacteria to turn type A or B blood into universal donors

Bacteria found in the human gut could save countless lives by transforming type A or type B blood into type O.<p>At a meeting of the American Chemical Society today, Steve Withers of the University of British Colombia presented new research suggesting enzymes found in gut bacteria could effectively …

I spent 20 minutes trying to predict the stock market with AI — these are my results

This all started when I was asked to speak at an AI FinTech forum in July. It represented a great opportunity for me to talk about Machine Box to a …

Ouija Board Experiment Shows How Ghostly Messages Are Written by the Brain

You're in control, even if you don't think you are.<p>Depending on who you ask, Ouija boards are either an excellent way to communicate with the dead or …

Why heatwaves in Europe are becoming the new normal

Scientists are warning that the record-breaking heatwave currently impacting Europe is likely to become the rule rather than the exception as climate change disrupts weather patterns.<p>"What was once regarded as unusually warm weather will become commonplace – in some cases, it already has," Dr …

This New Hotel in Rome Is the Closest You'll Get to Sleeping Inside the Pantheon

After the Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon is on everyone's Rome to-see list. It's one of those places that strikes you with …

Modified mosquitoes wipe out whole city’s dengue for the first time

Dengue virus has effectively been wiped out in Townsville, Australia, following the release of anti-dengue mosquitoes in 2014.<p>The Queensland city has …

One of Estonia’s first “e-residents” explains what it means to have digital citizenship

An online community survey recently asked me where I’m based. Without hesitation, I answered “Estonia.” You might ask: as a US citizen, why in the world did I do that? But as crazy as it may sound, Estonia is the country to which I feel most loyal today. I am one of the country’s first …

CBT vs. Psychoanalysis

Cognitive therapy also referred to as cognitive behavioral therapy, is a form of mental health treatment or psychotherapy, as is psychoanalysis. …

The tell-tale signs you’re totally stressed out, according to your Myers-Briggs personality type

Sudden health problems or unexpected trauma can spike stress levels in a heartbeat, but its build-up is more often slow-moving—and insidious. Stress …

Myers-Briggs

Study: Early AI adopters may gain "insurmountable advantage"

A pecking order is evolving in the newest stage of the digital era: aggressive early adopters of artificial intelligence are reporting elevated …

You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Humans are terrible at monogamy. So why do we want it so badly?

There’s lots of evidence that monogamy is an unnatural system that humans invented. The experts explain in our new Netflix show.<p>From the time we’re kids, we’re bombarded with fairy tales about finding our one true love. Love songs, rom-coms, and stories across cultures and continents all preach a …

TED Talks

The Inevitable Bitcoin Posting

You knew this was coming, didn’t you?<p>Part of why I have not written much about bitcoin is because I don’t want to grind my teeth flatter than they …

A simple but ruthless exercise reveals who your star employees are — and who should be fired

Being a manager requires practicality bordering on ruthlessness — at least according to Patty McCord.<p>McCord was the chief talent officer at Netflix, from 1998 to 2012. She and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings created the company's culture deck, which has been viewed millions of times. Now she runs her own …

Employment

Would child sex robots stop pedophilia — or promote it?

Technology<p>Some say the devices could provide a safe outlet for individuals who are sexually attracted to children.<p>Sex robots are nothing if not controversial. Some say they perpetuate pornographic representations of women and fuel misogyny by suggesting that consent isn’t required for sexual …

Bella Hadid’s New Giuseppe Zanotti Ads Make Us Yearn for Summer

Bella is back. After starring in Giuseppe Zanotti’s fall ’17 ad campaign, Bella Hadid is reprising her role for spring/summer ’18. Shot for the first …

ITALY: Government is trying to destroy the vaping industryAdvocacy (self.electronic_cigarette)

The TPD regulations, apparently, weren’t enough and there have been two dark days for the vaping community in Italy:<p>Two days ago it was approved by …

Vaping

Italy, where sex assault victims are shamed

The Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #metoo movement that has followed in its wake have set off a global chain reaction, convulsing countries all …

Greece at the Bottom of EU Social Justice Chart | GreekReporter.com

Unable to recover from the crippling financial crisis, Greece has been ranked last in the latest EU Social Justice Index presented by the <i>Bertelsmann</i> …