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Make extra money with one of these 14 digital side gigs

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Looking to make some money or start a side project? The internet is full of voices …

Are you living to work or working to live? (And does it really matter?)

We want to have our cake and eat it too — but in this day and age, it seems that women are always being told to choose. For those of us not …

In key governor's races, Democrats split on education

DENVER (AP) — A subterranean divide among Democrats between backers of teachers unions and those of charter schools and other education innovations is helping shape key gubernatorial primaries, even as red-meat issues like guns, inequality and President Donald Trump have dominated the races.<p>In …

'I want to produce the world's best cannabis'

<b>In the blistering heat of the Coachella desert, armed security guards ensure there are no unwanted visitors at a gated industrial complex.</b><p>The smell is a giveaway before you step inside the nondescript buildings.<p>With dozens of fans whirring, and under bright lights, Lars Havens shows us thousands of …

EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced that the bloc plans to kickstart a 1996 law that would prohibit European companies from …

Iran Nuclear Deal

Democrats to force vote Wednesday on net neutrality

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Senate Democrats will force a vote Wednesday to repeal changes to net neutrality rules that were recently adopted by the Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission.<p>The measure, which is backed by all 49 Democrats and Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, is …

Net Neutrality

Researchers find a new material for quantum computing

Rumors of commercial quantum computing systems have been coming hot and heavy these past few years but there are still a number of issues to work out in the technology. For example, researchers at the Moscow Institute Of Physics And Technology have begun using silicon carbine to create a system to …

Jamaican Artist Sues Miley Cyrus Over 2013 Single

Miley Cyrus is in a bit of a legal jam. A Jamaican artist is reportedly suing the pop star over her 2013 single, “We Can’t Stop.” Jamrock singer, …

Miley Cyrus

Hedera Hashgraph and MZ unveil next-generation blockchain alternative

Bitcoin is famous as the cryptocurrency that introduced us to blockchain, a decentralized and transparent public ledger that used distributed computing to record transactions. But it was slow, and as Bitcoin became popular, that slowness in updating the ledger became obvious as it handled too few …

Drug deaths rose 8,370% in some US counties over 34 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> From 1980 to 2014, 2.84 million Americans died of alcohol, drugs, suicide, domestic violence or abuse, according to a study published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA. Perhaps most alarming, drug deaths increased by more than 600% in this time period.<p>More than half a million people lost …

Public Health

Are Senate Republicans killing ‘blue slip’ for court nominees?

By Salvador Rizzo<p>Salvador Rizzo<p>Reporter for The Fact Checker<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>“Fact-Check: No Democratic chair of the Judiciary Committee has EVER held a hearing for a judicial nominee over the objection of a Republican senator.”</i> <b><br>— Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), in a tweet, Feb. 15, 2018</b><p>When …

Congressional Committees

Equifax could face a massive fine for another security breach — if two top Senate Democrats get their way

A new bill introduced today would give the government more power to police credit-reporting agencies.<p>Two top Senate Democrats are seeking broad new powers for the U.S. government to slap Equifax and its peers with massive fines if they suffer major cyber attacks — money that would then be returned …

Samsung Galaxy S9: Recent Leaks Point To Killer Camera Features, Final RAM And Storage Options

The leaks about Samsung's first 2018 flagship continue to take form.<p>The Samsung Galaxy S9 is probably just a couple of months away from being …

Byton unveils its first EV with a focus on in-car ‘experience’

As we get closer to a world where the car is doing most of the driving, traditional automakers are trying to figure out what passengers will be doing when they're not driving. Car startup Byton thinks it already knows what people want -- and and unlike most automakers isn't burdened by tradition …

Electric SUV

Elon Musk teases a Supercharger station with a drive-in movie theater and more surprises

For as revolutionary and forward-thinking as Tesla’s vehicles are, one of the smartest things Tesla did to boost EV adaptation was the rollout of an …

Tesla

Nvidia Bars Use of its Consumer Video Cards in Data Centers – Except for Blockchain

The chipmaker Nvidia has altered the terms of service for its GeForce and Titan graphics cards to prohibit their use in data centers, or large-scale …

KweliTV is Netflix for black people, by black people, starring black people

Kweli.tv aims to be the go-to streaming media platform for black filmmakers all over the world to share their content and make money from its distribution. KweliTV handpicks all of its content, with 98 percent of the content having been official selections at film festivals worldwide.<p>“There are a …

10 Black Authors Everyone Should Read | PBS

They are poets, playwrights, novelists and scholars, and together they helped capture the voice of a nation. They have fearlessly explored racism, …

New treatments restoring sexual pleasure for older women

When the FDA approved Viagra in 1998 to treat erectile dysfunction, it changed the sexual landscape for older men, adding decades to their vitality. Meanwhile, older women with sexual problems brought on by aging were left out in the cold with few places to turn besides hormone therapy, which isn't …

Top autofocus tips for pin-sharp results

<b>James Abbott shares 20 autofocus tips that will revolutionise the way you use AF, for accurate focusing and pin-sharp results every time</b><p>1. Autofocus …

Cameras

Five Things Pro Facebook Marketers Do Differently

With over 2 billion Facebook monthly users as of September 2017, it's no wonder the Facebook Ads platform is becoming a staple of every marketer's …

Social Media

Alabama upset, Fed decision; Oil watch

<b>1. Upset in Alabama:</b> The dollar took a minor hit after Doug Jones became the first Democrat in 25 years to win a Senate seat in Alabama.<p>Why it matters: The result shrinks the Republican majority in the Senate to a single seat, spelling trouble for President Trump's legislative agenda.<p>"Significant …

Abu Dhabi oil IPO cheers market starved of new listings

For the first time in six years, the stock market in Abu Dhabi has a new addition.<p>The state oil producer -- Abu Dhabi National Oil Company -- floated 10% of its retail distribution subsidiary on Wednesday in an initial public offering that raised $851 million.<p>The shares soared as much as 16% on …

Trump on Alabama: 'I was right' Moore wouldn't be able to win

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump went back to Twitter Wednesday morning following Alabama's election stunner, claiming that he didn't endorse Republican candidate Roy Moore in the primary election because Trump knew Moore wouldn't be "able to win."<p>"The reason I originally endorsed Luther Strange (and …

Why cybersecurity workers are some of the hardest to retain

Cybersecurity workers are in high demand, and the security industry may face a shortage of close to two million qualified personnel by 2022. That’s concerning giving the increasing number of cyber attacks we’re witnessing. But what’s more concerning is that, according to recent research I …

Everything we know about the Paradise Papers: The super-rich whose financial details have been leaked

When the Panama Papers were released in 2016, they thrust a spotlight on the tax affairs of the rich and powerful.<p>Some 18 months later, the so-called Paradise Papers have yet again brought the matter under global scrutiny - and feature high-profile players from much closer to home.<p>The disclosure of …

401(k) Contribution Limits 2017-2018: How much should I save? Plus the latest changes on tax reform

You know you should be saving money for old age. But how much is enough? That’s a tricky question, since the answer depends on several factors, from …

Hackers Found a New Way to Rip Off ATMs

Ripping the faces off ATMs and injecting them with malware is great fun, sure, but not so much when you get caught by a security guard and tossed in …