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Former Soviet Chess Champ Who’s Now an Advocate for Capitalism Has Some Pointed Words for Sanders and His ‘Socialist Policies’

Garry Kasparov published a piece in the Daily Beast on Thursday in which he offered a follow-up to his Facebook status criticizing the socialism supported by Democratic presidential candidate Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders that went viral last week.<p>Kasparov, a Russian chess grandmaster and chairman of …

Middle-class

A productivity expert says there's one huge myth about how to get more stuff done during the day

For example, you might start setting your alarm for 4:30 a.m., a la Michelle Obama, who uses the wee hours to work out.<p>Unfortunately, there's no guarantee that your new morning routine will help you become the FLOTUS, the POTUS, or any more successful than you are right now.<p>That's according to …

Time Management

How Scientists (Possibly) Found the Solar System's Ninth Planet

Beyond Neptune, in the farthest reaches of our solar system, is Planet Nine.<p>At least, that is what two Caltech professors believe. This isn't a dwarf planet, like the recently downgraded Pluto. It's up to 10 times as massive as Earth. Also, it's far away — about 20 times as distant as Neptune, with …

Universe

Human brain can store 4.7 billion books - ten times more than originally thought

One petabyte is the same as 20 million four-drawer filing cabinets filled with text,13.3 years of HD-TV recordings, 4.7 billion books or 670 million web pages<p>The human brain has a capacity that is ten times greater than first thought and can retain 4.7 billion books, scientists have discovered.<p>This …

Pregnancy

Hyperloop Transportation is about to break ground on its first test track

The race to be the first to test the supersonic transportation system is heating up<p>Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, one of the two Los Angeles-based startups working to make the supersonic transportation system a reality, announced today that it had filed permits in Kings County, California …

High-speed Rail

Microsoft’s Modernized Development Workflow Begins To Crack

When Satya Nadella took over the top position of the org chart at Microsoft, he made several key decisions that have helped shape the direction of …

Amogh Talpallikar's answer to What is object-oriented programming?

I haven't seen a better explanation about OOP till date than the one given by a guy who never had any formal engineering training but always had a …

Don't Return A JSON Document From The toJSON Method

As the birthplace of the JSON standard, JavaScript has an advantage in creating JSON documents. A call to the built-in JSON.stringify method will …

New Species of Giant Tortoise Found in the Galápagos

Paging Charles Darwin: The island of Santa Cruz within the Galápagos has not one but two distinct species of giant tortoise, a new genetic study …

Zoology

Amazing American Civil War photos turned into glorious color

Color photography may not have been widely used until the 1930s, but that hasn't stopped an active group of Redditors from looking to change the past. On the Colorized History Subreddit, Redditors use photo manipulation to add color to historical black-and-white images.<p>Two of the most prolific …

War

Data Science Interview Questions

Source: Data Science: An Introduction<p>Our IT4BI Master studies finished, and the next logical step after graduation is finding a job. I was interested …

Animals Get Super Excited Over Spontaneous Fun Just Like You

Our furry friends are not so different from us. They can get a little spazzy over the simple things in life and enjoy the fun moments that’d you never expect. Whether it’s making snow angels or enjoying a well-made slide, the opportunity to enjoy some spontaneous fun is not lost on our four-legged …

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World First: Man Controls Two Prosthetic Arms With His Mind

Doctors wired them right into his nerves<p>Until recently, losing both arms in an accident would probably have meant the end of a patient's two-fisted grip. Not so for Leslie Baugh, the first shoulder-level double amputee to wear and control two complex, mind-controlled prosthetic limbs.<p>Baugh isn't …

Johns Hopkins Hospital

The World's 10 Richest Terrorist Organizations

Money is what fuels any organization, whether its purpose is building homes, selling goods – or conducting horrific violent acts. A terror organization, just like any legitimate business, needs capital to survive. Quick cash is used to finance general activities, pay salaries for activists, develop …

The Fastest Stars in the Universe May Approach Light Speed

Our sun orbits the Milky Way's center at an impressive 450,000 mph. Recently, scientists have discovered stars hurtling out of our galaxy at a couple …

Did the Big Bang create a parallel universe where time goes backwards?

Radical new research suggests that at the same time the Big Bang created our universe, another where time goes in the opposite direction was also born<p>A scientific breakthrough could redefine how the universe is understood.<p>Radical new research led by a British scientist has suggested that there may …

Got milk? Humans did 5,000 years ago - Futurity

Plaque on ancient teeth is helping solve the mystery of when humans first started to drink milk from animals.

Protein