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Uber uses 'secret program' Greyball to hide from regulators

<b>Uber has been using a secret program to prevent undercover regulators from shutting down the taxi-hailing service in cities around the world.</b><p>The software, called Greyball, sought to identify officials trying to catch its drivers and deny them service, the New York Times reports.<p>Uber has frequently …

Transportation
Trousers

20 Dress Shoes Every Man Should Own

Even today, you can still tell a gentleman by his shoes. Whether deliberate or not, one's choice in leather dress shoes - Oxford, Derby, monk or …

Men's Fashion

Behold, The Caribbean's First Over-The-Water Luxury Suites

These gorgeous glass-floored pads are Jamaican us crazy.<p>120K<p>SHARES<p>The Caribbean finally has its first over-the-water luxury suites thanks to Sandals …

China's New Luxury Resort Is Bigger Than Monaco

China is not the first destination that comes to mind for a luxury getaway, but the newly opened Imperial Springs Resort is out to change …

5 Ski Resorts With Seriously Luxe Amenities

Come to ski, stay to dine on caviar and champagne.<p>If you're not lucky enough to live in an apartment with its own ski slope, you're going to have to do some traveling to get your fill of the winter sport.<p>These icy vacation spots should be at the top of your travel list. They, of course, are home to …

How to get guaranteed retirement income for life

<i>I know that immediate annuities can provide lifetime retirement income, but I would like to understand more about how they work and how to choose one. Can you help? --K.T.</i><p>Given how the market's been misbehaving lately, it makes perfect sense that immediate annuities' lifetime payments would hold …

Retirement

Oxfam Reports 62 Of The World's Richest Own Half Of The Population's Wealth

The sheer and shocking divide between the rich and poor has come to light in the new year with a report from Oxfam finding that 62 of the world’s …

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level.<p>Here's our ultimate bucket list of 50 hotels everyone should stay in at least once in their lives.<p><i>Did we miss your dream hotel? Let us</i> …

Southern Ocean

How to solve Einstein’s Election Riddle: are you in that two per cent?

Discover whether Dave, Ed, Nick, Nicola or Nigel has a pet with gills<p>Before I give the solution, I’ll restate the question:<p><i>There are five houses with the outside walls painted in five different ways. David, Ed, Nick, Nicola and Nigel each live in one of the houses. They each drink a certain type of</i> …

Chai

Einstein's election riddle: are you in the two per cent that can solve it?

Nicola lives in the tartan house, but who owns the fish?<p>Stumped? Here’s how to solve Einstein’s election riddle<p>Last month I blogged about a logic puzzle that had gone viral in Singapore. My posts on Cheryl’s birthday problem attracted more readers than anything I have ever written before: more than …

Mathematics

Porsche's incredible $100 million US headquarters is an amusement park for adults

There you'll find a groovy-looking building with sports cars speeding on an adjacent racetrack. What you are seeing is Porsche North America's new $100 million headquarters and Porsche Experience Center, which opened their doors to the public this week.<p>"Today we celebrate a significant milestone in …

Porsche

A math problem for 14-year-olds is stumping the world

Just when you thought math couldn't get any harder.<p>A TV presenter in Singapore recently brought up a math problem that has been driving the Internet …

7 Master Tips for Your Next Business Presentation | Inc.com

Those who give presentations at conferences, as part of a sales demo, in a marketing push for a new product, or even during a TED talk know how to wow an audience. They excel at turning a boring presentation into something people will talk about in the hallway and even on the ride back to the …

Public Speaking

How Get a Perfect Fit Without Going to the Tailor

<b>The Suit</b><br>Don’t like lugging store-bought suits to the tailor? Skip that trip altogether and get a suit from a store that offers on-the-spot tailoring.<p>Better yet, many stores, such as Brooks Brothers, Ralph Lauren, and Reiss offer made-to-measure suits that are constructed from scratch to fit your …

Flexible Spinal Implants Put Paralyzed Rats Back on Their Feet

Neurophilosophy

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Holistic Medicine

How A Position Of Power Can Change Your Voice

Most radio reporters, I think it's fair to say, think about their voices a lot, and work to sound powerful and authoritative. I know my voice has changed since my very first radio story 10 years ago:<p>Nell Greenfieldboyce reports on crows<p><b>Toggle more options</b><p>Compare that with how I sound these days:<p>An …

San Diego

Read the message your dog sends with his tail

Tail-wagging is a reflection of what’s happening in your dog’s brain. Learn to read your dog’s tail signals, and you’ll know if he’s happy … or …

Astronomy

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

India Is Going To Build The Largest Solar Power Plant In The World

India's "ultra mega solar power plants" are part of a 25 GW plant to make the country a solar powerhouse.<p>For some perspective, that's enough solar energy to power the equivalent of 4.1 million U.S. homes, and about half of the solar expected to be installed in all of 2014, so the opportunity for …

Solar Power

Avis and Hertz should launch their own Uber

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Credit: iStock / Chimpinski<p>The sharing economy leads to more efficient utilization of assets and capital, thereby generating …

Superfluid Helium Can Leak Through Glass And Climb Out of Its Container

This incredible video proves that helium isn't just a voice-raising gas. In its superfluid state it also defies gravity, has zero friction and can …

Helium

Guía FIFA 15 - Tácticas, trucos, carrera, Ultimate Team

En esta guía de FIFA 15 os daremos varios consejos, trucos e información que seguro que os es muy útil de cara a crear vuestros equipos en FIFA …

This New Oxygen-Hoarding Crystal Is the Future of Breathing Underwater

Just a bucket of this stuff can steal all of the oxygen in a room.<p>It only takes about 10 liters of a newly-developed form of crystalline cobalt salt to steal the air from a room, or at least the 21 percent or so of that air comprised of oxygen. Given the right conditions, with the temperature and …

Mount Everest

Your nose knows death is imminent

Losing the sense of smell predicts death within five years, according to new research<p>Until as recently as 1987, British coal pits employed caged canaries as sentinels that alerted miners to the presence of poisonous gases. Being more sensitive to them than we are, the birds would get distressed …

Consumer Reports: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Not as Bendable as Believed

Just a day after Apple issued its first statement regarding the ongoing complaints that the iPhone 6 Plus bends in user pockets, Consumer Reports has released its test results for how "bendable" Apple's new phones are. In summary, the results show that the new phones are far stronger than what some …

Social network for rich people costs $9,000 to join

If Facebook is just too plebeian for your tastes, then whip out your credit card and head over to Netropolitan, a social network for the wealthy.<p>Facebook and Google+ have an inherent problem. Anybody can sign up for them. There are no safeguards, no credit checks and no proof of assets required.<p>If …

Marketing

A brief history of Samsung mocking Apple announcements

Getting a new phone is usually a pretty exciting moment, but Samsung doesn't let Apple's customers take much time to enjoy it. For years now, it's almost instantly swooped in with mocking ads that criticize Apple's latest announcements for being behind the curve. They've been effective to various …