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Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

A Growing Army Of Women Are Taking On Wikipedia's Sexism Problem

For instance, there's a growing army of women who are trying to end Wikipedia's well-documented gender gap - fewer than 15% of Wikipedia editors around the world, it acknowledges - which has given the crowdsourced information site an arguably sexist bent.<p>Instead of complaining about it, various …

Where are the Girls? Jemima Kirke on women in art – video

<b>Rebecca Nicholson's episode recap:</b> Hannah's behaviour is becoming increasingly self-centred, and it's wonderful to watch. But Jessa and Shoshanna need more to do<p>Published: 1 Feb 2014<p><b>Rebecca Nicholson:</b> A family reunion prompted by Mom's illness brings Hannah and her sisters together in a standalone …

Meet 115, the Newest Element on the Periodic Table

The extremely heavy element was just confirmed by scientists in Sweden.<p><b>If you've learned all the elements from actinium to zirconium, it's time to head back to the periodic table, where there's a new, extremely heavy element in town.</b><p><b>The new element doesn't have an official name yet, so scientists</b> …

The Official Popular Science Guide To All The Gadgets You'll Need In College

What's the best laptop? How can you avoid losing your papers to Microsoft Word's temper tantrums? The answers, and more, within.<p>So, you're heading off to college, eh? Well, congratulations on spending, on average, somewhere in the neighborhood of $30,000 a year! And when you're dropping that much …

NSA and GCHQ: the flawed psychology of government mass surveillance

Recent disclosures about the scope of government surveillance are staggering. We now know that the UK's Tempora program records huge volumes of private communications, including – as standard – our emails, social networking activity, internet histories, and telephone calls. Much of this data is …

10 Hotels with Scandalous Pasts

Hotels are the perfect places for the rich and famous to engage in questionable conduct. They're private enough to be concealed from prying public eyes, yet they're also an exciting escape from the monotony of home. It's no wonder that hotels have provided the backdrop for many of this century's …

Where Everybody In Europe Is Hanging Out Right Now

We've long been jealous of the fact that many European employees get at least 30 days of paid vacation per year.<p>This August, while we wallow in our cubicles, those lucky ducks will pack their chic, European purses and jet off to enjoy a break from being chic and European. But when hubs like Paris …

The 10 Best Bagel Shops In New York City

There must be something magical in the water here in New York that gets the perfect amount of chewiness outside and softness inside.<p>Our friends at Yelp helped us put together a list of the top 10 bagel shops in the city .<p>Yelp reviewers named the Upper West Side's Absolute Bagels their number one …

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Free Icon Set (Photoshop, Illustrator, Webfont) by Amit Jakhu

Free Simple Icons.<p>This icon set was originally created by Amit Jakhu for his personal use. It’s very generous of him that he now releases the …

Man Proposes to Girlfriend with Custom-Made Children’s Book

In an age of digital media and flash mobs, one hopeful husband-to-be opted to propose to his girlfriend through a custom-made children's book. Paul Phillips, aka ppaul9, planned weeks in advance to propose to his girlfriend Erika Ramos in a romantically creative way. He scoured the web for an …

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How to Select the Perfect Nikon DSLR for Your Needs

An article by +Sean Ogle Selecting a new DSLR can be really overwhelming, especially if you’re a first time buyer. Not only do you have to decide …

Flipboard for Journalists

Inside Flipboard / June 5, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

NASA Releases Photo of Earth Taken from the Dark Side of Saturn by the Cassini Spacecraft | Colossal

<p>Yesterday NASA published a new photograph taken on July 19, 2013, by a wide-angle camera on the Cassini spacecraft that shows a view of Earth from …

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …