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Stock Markets

Oil prices below $39 for first time since 2009

Get ready for even lower oil prices.<p>Futures for a barrel of West Texas Intermediate crude fell below $39 a barrel Monday -- a level not seen since 2009. Oil settled Monday just above $38, down more than 5%.<p>It was just June of 2014 when oil was at $100 a barrel.<p>Click for the latest: Dow's insane …


Next-Gen Cybersecurity Is All About Behavior Recognition

Larry Alton Contributor<p>Larry Alton is an independent business consultant specializing in social media trends, business and entrepreneurship.<p>In the wake of devastating personal information leaks, like Target’s back in 2014 affecting more than 70 million customers and the more recent Ashley Madison …

Emerging Technology

Are you thinking what I’m thinking? The rise of mind control

Mind control still sounds like the stuff of sci-fi movies. But it’s coming closer, with implants that can help people with paralysis and, further off, devices to send thoughts between humans<p>Ahundred electrodes are pressed tightly against my scalp and a mixture of salt water and baby shampoo is …


Something is Affecting the Entire Solar System - Sun's Magnetic Field 230% Stronger

Strange things are happening in both outer and inner space scientists are discovering that the Solar System, the sun, and life itself are mutating in …

Stromae - Ta Fête (J.A.C.K Remix)

Why We Speak

An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate.<p>Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria, a human acquired some small seashells. The shells were from a species known as <i>Nassarius</i> …


Inside the race to create the next generation of satellite internet

Is the sky big enough for two multi-billion dollar satellite internet projects? In the next two years, we’ll find out if entrepreneurs driven by human betterment—one looking up at the heavens and humanity’s future, the other looking down to the earth’s neediest—can share a shot at creating the next …

Space Travel

Atlas, the new home for charts and data

Today we are thrilled to launch Atlas, a new platform for discovering and sharing great charts. You can find it at atlas.qz.com.<p>This is a big step forward for Quartz and, we hope, all of you. Atlas deepens our journalism by offering readers better access to the data and visualizations in so many of …

Data Visualization

Game Of Thrones Theme (Armin van Buuren Remix)

Passport Case Will Be a Landmark

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

The 15 Most Anticipated Video Games of Summer 2015

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Mapping Your City's Smells

Data scientists at the University of Cambridge explore how urban odors can guide better city design.<p>What can we learn from pausing, deeply inhaling and smelling—yes, smelling—our cities? A new paper from University of Cambridge researchers argues that while urban planners and policymakers have a …

Social Media

Comcast, investor in Vox Media and Recode, could end up buying them both

Before Vox Media struck a deal to buy Recode, the two digital publishers already had something in common: Comcast, which has invested in both companies and could end up owning them outright.<p>Comcast has been engaged in halting negotiations to acquire Vox Media, according to several people close to …

Media Industry

Rumours about a deal for Greece are sending markets on a rollercoaster ride

Bloomberg reported that a staff-level accord was being drawn up.<p>A staff-level accord would mean an agreement between the two technical negotiating teams — one representing the institutions (formerly known as the Troika) lending to Greece, and one representing Athens.<p>That <i>wouldn't</i> mean that the deal …

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Call It Love (If You Want To) [feat. Lawrence Hart]

Call It Love, from the Fading Love album out 27th April 2015. Pre Order from iTunes: po.st/FadingLove LP / CD from Dom Mart: po.st/FadingLoveDM

Day 9 at the Cannes Film Festival

Adrien Brody

Tim Cook to Grads: This Is Your World to Change

Hello GW. Thank you very much President Knapp for that kind intro. Alex, trustees, faculty and deans of the university, my fellow honorees, and …

‘Look ... It’s My Name on This’: Obama Defends the Iran Nuclear Deal

In an interview, the U.S. president ties his legacy to a pact with Tehran, argues ISIS is not winning, warns Saudi Arabia not to pursue a nuclear-weapons program, and anguishes about Israel.<p>On Tuesday afternoon, as President Obama was bringing an occasionally contentious but often illuminating …


Space geckos show their playful side on zero-gravity mission

Reptiles were previously considered unable to play, but a Russian space experiment has overturned that view thanks to a loosely fastened collar<p>They can walk on walls with ease and shed their tails when they find themselves in a tight spot, but the one thing geckos were thought to lack was a …

Project Loon

NASA's shrinking planetary science program, in 2 tweets

Speaking at a Senate hearing on Thursday, NASA's administrator, Charles Bolden, made a bit of a mistake:<p>In reality, NASA has explored most planets by sending probes flying past them — not orbiting them. Though the agency has done flybys of every planet (and will get to Pluto, if you want to count …

Why driverless cars won't take over America anytime soon

Rather, they think that most people aren't going to buy into the driverless car ecosystem — that magical world where no one owns a car and an efficient fleet of driverless vehicles just sit around waiting to be called on — because they actually like the convenience of owning their own …

Driverless Cars


Mutual Funds

Cannes 2015: Charlize Theron, Emma Stone, Natalie Portman Headline Star-Studded Festival Slate

This year’s edition of the Cannes Film Festival brings forth another year of big films and big stars.<p>The official lineup of the 68th Cannes …

TV Series

We all live in the Land of Lincoln

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Americans mark the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's death this week, let us remember that he not only belongs to the ages, but also belongs, in a special way, to Illinois.<p>Lincoln's two greatest legacies -- indivisible union and irreversible emancipation -- grew organically from his …