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I built my net worth to over $500,000 in 4 years — here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

Personal Finance

Report: DHS Accidentally Releases ‘Remote Mind Control’ Records

In response to a journalist’s standard FOIA request for records on Antifa and white supremacist groups, the Washington State Fusion Center reportedly …

Surveillance

How Native Americans Are Fighting For Their Rights In The Cannabis Industry

The road to legalizing recreational cannabis use in the United States has been a long and winding one, with plenty of bureaucracy-sized bumps along …

Cannabis

BBC Documentary Proves Jesus Was A Buddhist Monk Named Issa Who Spent 16+ Years In India & Tibet

Shocking Revelations about Jesus’ “Lost Years”<p>This documentary highlights a Jewish religious leader and preacher known as Jesus Christ—but it also …

These Firms Are Milking the Cryptocurrency Markets for Astronomical Profits — And You’ve Probably Never Heard of Them

The post These Firms Are Milking the Cryptocurrency Markets for Astronomical Profits — And You’ve Probably Never Heard of Them appeared first on …

Cryptocurrency

The Asteroid Mining Company

One way to play the new tax law: Start an LLC

Spurred by ambiguities in the new tax law, accountants are coming up with novel strategies to help entrepreneurs slash their taxes.<p>One of the most notable provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a 20% deduction for qualified business income from so-called pass-through entities, including S …

Retirement

Early tax bill reality very different than Democratic rhetoric

Will Democrats and progressive activists apologize for their steadfast opposition to tax cuts now that the benefits to their so-called constituents …

Employment

Scientists claim they found a drug that "significantly reverses memory loss"

A New Hope<p>A team at Lancaster University in the U.K. has discovered that a drug designed to treat type 2 diabetes may hold the key to fighting the …

Dementia

ES_Masthead

ES News Email<p>Beyond the glittery glass-and-sandstone walls of the University of California’s new biosciences building, rows of tiny green cacao …

UC Berkeley

There is a 40% chance Apple will acquire Netflix, according to Citi

There is a 40% likelihood that Apple will acquire Netflix now that US President Trump's corporate tax cut has been passed, according to Citi analysts Jim Suva and Asiya Merchant.<p>The cut in corporate taxes, along with a one-time allowance for companies to repatriate cash stored overseas without a …

Smart TV

5-Hour Rule: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

<b>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.”</b><i><br>— Charlie Munger,</i> …

Self-improvement

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

The Paradise Papers suggest Chinese tech billionaire Lei Jun is connected to the world’s biggest bitcoin miner

<b>Update</b> (Nov. 27): Lei Jun denies investing in bitcoin or Bitmain; Bitmain says the entity linked to Lei Jun in the Paradise Papers is not a shareholder.<p>Lei Jun amassed a $7 billion fortune by making stylish, affordable smartphones under the Xiaomi brand. He’s now one of China’s richest men, and is …

6 morning routines that are hard to adopt but will pay off for life

The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that's what a 2009 University of Leipzig study found. The researchers concluded that "morning people …

“HIGH” TECHNOLOGY

There’s gold in them thar weeds!<p>Some years ago, a relative of mine decided to move to Northern California to become a legal <b>marijuana</b> grower. Easy money, he thought.<p>He had been, for much of his life, a long-haul trucker and the back-breaking work was taking a toll on his body. So he and a pal, who …

Senate approves hemp legalization with maximum THC level of 0.3%

The state Senate's agriculture committee has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would allow Wisconsin farmers to grow hemp

Integrated Molten Salt Reactor passes pre-licensing milestone

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has completed the first phase of a vendor design review of Terrestrial Energy Inc's Integrated Molten Salt …

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the "Study of Mathematically …

Education

The Best and Worst Countries to Live and Work In, According to Expats

The reputations of the U.S. and U.K. as good places to live and work are in free fall among some of the world’s most mobile and cosmopolitan …

Top 10

Ethanol cancer treatment could eliminate tumors for just a few dollars

Ethanol-Based Cancer Treatments<p>Researchers from Duke University have achieved a 100 percent cure rate for squamous cell carcinoma in a hamster model …

Swedish 'Queen of Batteries' explains why a little-known material could knock lithium off its pedestal

Christina Lampe-Önnerud.Magnus Laupa/TT<p>“Lithium is a bit overrated. It’s simply not sensible that a single component in battery production is getting so much media coverage. What we should talk about instead is the recycling of lithium, which is something that needs to improve,” says Christina …

Electric Vehicles

Thorium salt reactor experiments resume after 40 years

In a world marked by strong political pressure to create a carbon-neutral economy, nuclear energy seems like an ideal alternative. Despite their …

Energy

Scientists confirm we should only work 4 days a week

A quick note from our founders<p><b>Have you been curious about the Ketogenic Diet? You're not alone!</b><p>Going "Keto" has helped so many of our friends drop …

U.S. did not detail request for auto rules of origin at NAFTA talks: source

By Anthony Esposito and David Ljunggren WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the opening NAFTA session of talks, the United States did not give precise details …

In Battle Over Texas Utility, Elliott Is Grasping at Straws

Elliott Management, the hedge fund run by Paul Singer, is grasping at straws in its battle for bankrupt Energy Future Holdings.<p>The hedge fund now owns enough of the company’s debt to block a takeover offer from Berkshire Hathaway, according to The Wall Street Journal and other reports. Yet such a …

Hedge Funds

Block 494,784: Segwit2x Developers Set Date for Bitcoin Hard Fork

The developers behind Segwit2x, a controversial plan to increase the transaction capacity of the bitcoin blockchain, plan to announce a firm date for …

Bitcoin

In a first, scientists rid human embryos of a potentially fatal gene mutation by editing their DNA

Using a powerful gene-editing technique, scientists have rid human embryos of a mutation responsible for an inherited form of heart disease that's often deadly to healthy young athletes and adults in their prime.<p>The experiment marks the first time that scientists have altered the human genome to …