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Goldman Sachs' Recent Move Marks The End Of Traditional Banking

At the end of 2016, Goldman Sachs launched a new online lending platform called Marcus. The move into online lending by one of the most successful investment banks in the world is a telling move for two reasons.<p>First, it’s a good indicator of the post-financial crisis banking industry. Since …

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Pixar opens a free Khan Academy course on storytelling

Pixar is offering a free course through Khan Academy that can help you find the kind of stories you want to tell -- and help you tell them better. The "Art of Storytelling" is the latest installment in a series of free courses from the studio called "Pixar in a Box." It discusses ways to build …

The Science Behind the Impossible EM Drive

The hypothetical spacecraft engine has made waves for seeming to violate the laws of physics. What's actually going on?<p>One of the most controversial stories in science right now is the EM Drive, a hypothetical new type of spacecraft engine that seems to break the laws of physics. While many …

How many fundamental constants does it take to define our Universe?

And even with them all in place, what do we still not know?<p><i>“The joy of life consists in the exercise of one’s energies, continual growth, constant</i> …

The Trouble with Quantum Mechanics

The development of quantum mechanics in the first decades of the twentieth century came as a shock to many physicists. Today, despite the great …

Proxima Centauri Orbits Alpha Centauri Pair, Astronomers Conclude 100 Years After Red Dwarf’s Discovery

Are the three stars that constitute the Alpha Centauri star system — Alpha Centauri A, B, and Proxima Centauri — part of one gravitationally-bound …

Inside the Experimental Search for Dark Matter

Although dark matter is believed to exist in large quantities, the best way to find and measure dark matter continues to elude scientists.<p><i>By</i> <i>Anthony</i> …

This Goldman Sachs flowchart tells you everything you need to know about how Brexit should play out

With the year coming to an end, everyone is starting to think about 2017 might hold for the world.<p>Two of the biggest story lines of 2016 — Brexit and President Trump — will continue in the new year and Goldman Sachs has produced a comprehensive yet concise flowchart showing how the Brexit process …