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Here’s What A Perfect 30-Minute Workout Looks Like

When life gets insanely busy (y'know, as life does), even an hour-long workout can seem like a luxury that you just don't have the time for. But even …

Stretching

This is why automakers are investing in self-driving and ride-hailing companies

So far, the race has been brutal, as companies jockey for position by spending billions to acquire/invest in companies that will help make a driverless taxi service a reality. Uber recently took the pole position by launching a pilot self-driving taxi service (with a driver still behind the wheel) …

Driverless Cars

Will we discover a twin Earth? 20 big questions about the future of humanity

We asked leading scientists to predict the future. Here’s what they had to say<p><i>This article was originally published by Scientific American.</i><p><b>1. Does humanity have a future beyond Earth?</b><br>“I think it’s a dangerous delusion to envisage mass emigration from Earth. There’s nowhere else in the solar system …

How Amazon's Investments Could Wipe Out Retail Stores

Despite Amazon.com’s scale and growth, it accounted for a mere 3% of 2015 retail sales.<p>So even though Amazon took a whopping 24% of all the retail sales growth in 2015, it still has plenty of room to get bigger.<p>Why? Unlike most American companies which are suffering from a drop in productivity, …

eCommerce

China's July forex reserves fall to $3.20 trillion

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s foreign exchange reserves fell to $3.20 trillion in July, central bank data showed on Sunday, in line with analyst expectations.<p>Economists polled by Reuters had predicted reserves would fall to $3.20 trillion from $3.21 trillion at the end of June.<p>China’s reserves, the …

Economics

Killing Free Trade Deals Won’t Magically Bring U.S. Jobs Back

<i>Wendy Cutler, former acting deputy U.S. trade representative, is vice president of the Asia Society Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.</i><p>Here’s my …

The World Can't Build Enough Infrastructure To Keep Up With Investor Demand

Chinese companies are building ports, financial centers, and free industrial zones across Eurasia, Belarus companies are building rail terminals in Poland, and investors from places like Abu Dhabi are building new city districts in places like Belgrade. Infrastructure development is booming …

Rio De Janeiro

After Huge July Job Gains, What's The Encore? Retail Sales, Job Openings Ahead

What’s the next act after Friday’s July jobs report blew away expectations and lifted stocks to new highs? Retail sales for one, and several other reports of note are also on tap.<p>But before that, investors may want to continue to digest the jobs data, which, for the second-straight month, showed …

Bristol-Myers Squibb

New Russian Pipeline In Baltic Sea Could 'Collapse' Ukraine

A Russian proposed natural gas line through the Baltic Sea could kill Ukraine, says Amos Hochstein, Special Envoy for International Energy Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Hochstein warned about the economic impact on Ukraine in an interview with a Slovakia news publisher called EurActiv. …

Russia

At Fox News, Kisses, Innuendo, Propositions and Fears of Reprisal

93 Percent Of Public Companies Face Climate Risk; Only 12 Percent Have Disclosed It

Almost all U.S. publicly traded companies face risk either from climate change itself or from the changes needed to fend it off, experts agreed Monday at the S&P Global offices in New York—but few companies have warned their investors.<p>Some executives seem to be in denial, while other executives may …

Climate

EU plans moving bank regulator from London as euro zone eyes City business

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The EU is preparing to move its European Banking Authority from London following Britain’s vote to leave the Union, EU officials said on Sunday, setting up a race led by Paris and Frankfurt to host the regulator.<p>Coming a day after Britain’s Jonathan Hill resigned and was …

Boris Johnson

Here's Deutsche Bank's best guess at what happens now that the UK has voted

With about two-thirds of the vote in, the "Leave" camp has been called the winner by ITV and BBC.<p>In response to the vote, the British pound had collapsed to a 31-year low against the US dollar, falling below $1.35, while stock futures were collapsing with US futures off more than 3.5% while …

Deutsche Bank

Bordeaux wine prices could rise by 60% after vintage year

The most prestigious chateaux in the French wine-growing region are set to reap rewards after years of average produce<p>The strong year enjoyed by Bordeaux winegrowers in 2015 will allow the most prestigious chateaux to raise their prices by 60%, equalling the great vintages of 2009 and 2010, experts …

Gold is going to explode once China has enough

The best way to do that is to increase its voting power at the IMF and have the yuan included in the IMF basket for determining the value of the special drawing right. Getting those two things requires the approval of the United States because the U.S. has veto power over important changes at the …

Economics

Five ways naira flotation will affect Nigeria

<b>Nigeria is allowing its struggling currency, the naira, to trade freely in a move to tackle the financial crisis in Africa's most populous nation. Financial blogger Feyi Fawehinmi looks at how it will affect people's lives.</b><p>1. Petrol prices will remain stable<p>Refined petrol is Nigeria's single …

Africa

First Test For Machine That Could Change The Future Of Particle Physics

Method might shrink particle accelerators from town size to table size<p>One thing you may know about particle physics experiments is that they're enormous. The Large Hadron Collider is five or so miles in diameter, big enough to circle some towns. Stanford's Linear Accelerator is two miles long. …

Scientists Find Evidence of 'Anti-Memories', And It Could Change Our Understanding of Neuroscience

Unmasking the process that silences dormant memories.<p>At one point or another, we've all experienced something that we'd rather forget, so it's a good …

Neuroscience

The Science of Memory: How to Effortlessly Boost Your Retention and Recall

There's an easy way to improve your memory, but don't take my word for it - here's the research.<p>Have you ever had trouble remembering names? I know I have. There's nothing more embarrassing than having someone who "knows you" start a conversation while you're running through your mental Rolodex and …

Panama Papers: Government announces creation of 'panel of experts'

<b>Panama is creating an international panel to help improve transparency in its offshore financial industry.</b><p>The move follows the leak of millions of documents from law firm Mossack Fonseca, showing it helped some clients evade tax and avoid sanctions.<p>Several countries are probing possible financial …

Corruption

Oil prices higher on surprise fall in crude inventories

Oil futures ended lower Thursday, failing to extend gains to a third straight day as bullish momentum in the wake of an unexpected decline in U.S. …

Fintech’s $138 billion opportunity

Fintech is in the midst of a golden age of investment and innovation. According to KPMG and CB Insights, investments in fintech startups doubled between 2014 and 2015, to $14 billion. However, comparatively little of this money has been focused on the $138 billion market opportunity to disrupt …

4 Classic Social Media Posts That Illustrate The Need For Climate Literacy

I see them all of the time. Those tweets that are intended to be cute or snarky but actually scream lack of climate literacy. With snowfall this early spring one of the most common ones arose this week. This got me to thinking about the 4 most “classic” tweets that I often see that illustrate …

Climate Change

Container-based homes designed to meet a multitude of needs

Honomobo currently offers three models. The smallest, H01, is based on a single shipping container and has a total floorspace of 144 sq ft (13 sq m). …

Shipping Containers

Scientists just discovered a new state of matter

Quantum spin liquid, a state of matter predicted over forty years ago, has finally been discovered by a team of researchers.<p>The matter, which has …

Solar And Wind Energy May Be Nice, But How Can We Store It?

Renewable energy like solar and wind is booming across the country as the costs of production have come down. But the sun doesn't always shine, and the wind doesn't blow when we need it to.<p>This challenge has sparked a technology race to store energy — one that goes beyond your typical battery.<p><b>Heat</b> …

Clean Energy

Scientists may hold key to cutting coal carbon emissions in half, while producing twice the power

Slashing greenhouse gas emissions has not always been a pleasant task for the coal power industry, but a new process could radically change that, …

Fever: Federal report says global warming making US sick

WASHINGTON (AP) — Man-made global warming is making America sicker, and it's only going to get worse, according to a new federal government report.<p>The 332-page report issued Monday by the Obama administration said global warming will make the air dirtier, water more contaminated and food more …