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3 Stocks That Tripled in the Last 3 Years

Burlington Stores, Logitech, and Advanced Micro Devices prove you don't have to chase Wall Street darlings to find big winners in the stock …

Investing

Beijing’s air is the cleanest it has ever been in a decade, and this is how it happened

China is hoping to reduce the amount of energy it derives from coal by substituting it with natural gas and nuclear reactors.

Natural Gas

GoFundMe page for fired FBI agent Peter Strzok raises $325,000 in one day

Who says sending anti-Trump texts to your girlfriend doesn't pay?<p>Sure, such texts cost Peter Strzok his 22-year career with the FBI, but they also seem to have garnered the disgraced former agent a lot of support – enough to raise more than $325,000 for his legal expenses in one day on a GoFundMe …

Donald Trump

Scientists Discover Simple Psychological Tools to Battle Fake News

A link between conspiracy theories and childhood fantasies reveals coping strategies.<p>We don’t usually think of fake news and conspiracy theories as …

Psychology

The Two Easiest Ways to Gain More Muscle in Less Time

These methods will reduce the length of your workouts by up to 50 percent while still delivering identical gains in size and strength.<p>If you're like most people, you want more muscle than you have right now, but you’re busy and you don’t have much free time to go to the gym and lift weights. If …

Muscle

Lambonomics: The cryptocurrency price index we’ve always needed

The holy grail of cryptocurrency trading is the Lambo: the wildly unncessary car used to thumb the nose at non-believers, <i>no coiners</i>. But how much does a Lambo <i>really</i> cost in cryptocurrency? Which coin will get you the best deal? <i>Lambonomics</i> can answer that.<p>I present to you: the Lambo Index. A new …

Cryptocurrency

In their own words: Charlottesville, one year later

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before the events of August 11 and 12, 2017, Charlottesville was, for those who knew of it at all, a college town or a weekend getaway from Washington, DC. Or, for the history buffs among us, the home of our third president. After those events -- the torch-wielding march at the University …

Rights & Freedoms

How To: Flood Your ISP with Random, Noisy Data to Protect Your Privacy on the Internet

Net neutrality is dead and your internet service providers can collect all the data they want. While VPNs are a great way to protect some of that …

White Hat

Can a Fish-Focused Diet Save Our Oceans?

Bestselling author and James Beard Award winner Paul Greenberg has been changing the way people think about our relationship with fish and the …

Aquaculture

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Halt Teenagers’ Climate Lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to halt a novel and sweeping lawsuit pressed by children and teenagers seeking to force the federal government to take …

U.S. Supreme Court

20 Minutes of Cycling Can Reduce Heart Disease Risk by a Big Margin

According to a number of studies, cycling for just 20 minutes can go a long way in reducing your risk of dying from a heart disease.<p><i>A study done by</i> …

Cycling

Google Says It Will Stop Android Phones From Suggesting "My Face" When Users Type "Sit On"

Some people are reporting that when they type "sit on" while texting on their Android phones, the devices suggest "my face and" may be the next thing …

Machine Learning

Visualizing the Hidden ‘Logic’ of Cities

Some cities’ roads follow regimented grids. Others twist and turn. See it all on one chart.<p>In Chicago or Beijing, any given street is likely to take you north, south, east, or west. But good luck following the compass in Rome or Boston, where streets grew up organically and seemingly twist and and …

Data Visualization

Pilot Plan to Charge Up Electric Vehicle Battery Recycling

China has chosen 17 cities and regions to kick off a pilot program to recycle used electric-vehicle batteries, as the government moves to tackle the …

Electric Vehicles

Reflections on a Swatting: Inside One Bitcoin Engineer's Security Battle

October 16th, 2017 started off like any other Monday. I awoke at 6 a.m. and drove to the YMCA to play racquetball, ready to start the week with a win.<p>…

Hung Up

New Study Finds Ocean Acidification Will Soon Hit Levels We Haven’t Seen in 14 Million Years

By 2100 the ocean will see level of acidification not seen in 14 million years—unless we drastically change how we’re living. Photo: Kenji Croman<p><b>A</b> …

Climate Change

'Snowflake' label is unfair - the young are just better at showing feelings, say experts

The "snowflake generation" of young people who lack resilience does not exist, they are just better at admitting to their feelings, mental health experts have claimed.<p>In recent years, millennials have been criticised for their over-sensitivity to confrontation and unwillingness to consider …

Mental Health

How to Make Your Wifi Router as Secure as Possible

Though more router manufacturers are making routers easier to set up and configure—even via handy little apps instead of annoying web-based …

Wi-Fi

Major polluters spend 10 times as much on climate lobbying as green groups, study finds

Major polluters have had a massively disproportionate financial influence on US politics in recent years, according to a new analysis of climate …

Work less, get more: New Zealand firm's four-day week an 'unmitigated success'

If you can have parents spending more time with their children, how is that a bad thing? Andrew Barnes<p>The New Zealand company behind a landmark trial of a four-day working week has concluded it an unmitigated success,with 78% of employees feeling they were able to successfully manage their …

Work-life Balance

At last, a law that could have stopped Blair and Bush invading Iraq | Geoffrey Robertson

Tuesday is a red-letter day for international law: from then on, political and military leaders who order the invasion of foreign countries will be guilty of the crime of aggression, and may be punishable at the international criminal court in The Hague. Had this been an offence back in 2003, Tony …

'Bad things happen in the woods': the anxiety of hiking while black

I always knew about hiking and camping from commercials and magazines. But the people doing it didn’t look like me<p>The feeling was that if you went out into the woods by yourself – and you’re black – you might not end up coming back<p>When I was young I would have loved to have had someone encouraging …

Hiking

David Staples: New lamp that mimics the sun has major impact on cannabis growing

The power of simulated sunlight is showing remarkable results in growing cannabis.A high-tech lighting system that mimics the huge variety of …

YouTube terminates accounts promoting Twitch streams

The fight between YouTube and Twitch just got a little uglier. Producers like Linus Tech Tips, Surny and Aztrosizt have complained that YouTube abruptly (though temporarily) terminated their accounts for using videos to promote their Twitch streams, such as LTT's <i>The WAN Show</i>. It's not that the …

Internet

How to secure Gmail and stop developers reading your messages

Google’s business is in data. The data it gathers from each time its products are used – from maps to search – allows it to personalise the adverts …

Al Gore Is Praising The Pope’s Climate Encyclical Again, But Did He Actually Read All Of It?

3:01 PM 07/05/2018<p>Former Vice President Al Gore is once again praising Pope Francis for “leading the world toward constructive climate action,” …

Facebook finds Independence document 'racist'

<b>Facebook's algorithms have ruled that parts of the US Declaration of Independence are hate speech and removed excerpts of them posted to the platform.</b><p>In the run-up to Independence Day, a US community paper based in Texas had been posting small daily chunks of the historic document on its Facebook …

A man raped me, another tried to. They were not animals. They were men | Amy Remeikis

When I talked about it, again, the questions came. Why were you out walking so late? How were you walking?<p>The first time it happened, I refused to believe it for a very long time.<p>He had grabbed me from behind, around my neck. I never saw his face. Just smelt the rum and Coke, wet across my cheek, a …

Domestic Violence

Child's asthma death linked to illegal levels of air pollution

The repeated hospital admissions of a girl who died in an asthma attack at the age of nine show a “striking association” with spikes in illegal levels of air pollution around her home in London, legal documents have revealed.<p>Ella Kissi-Debrah, from Hither Green, near the capital’s busy South …

Stoya: 'I thought female sexuality was an OK thing?'

For porn to be of any positive use in the world, we need to start defining what exactly it is<p>Dubbed “the pop star of porn” by Village Voice, Stoya is an award-winning performer in adult films, a director, a podcast host and, among other credits I don’t have space to list, an all-round entrepreneur. …

RPGs