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Bitcoin Surges Past $8,000 as Technology Concerns Subside

Bitcoin topped $8,000 for the first time as investors set aside technology concerns that saw it tumble as much as 29 percent this month. The world’s …

Could a Machine Identify Suicidal Thoughts?

Despite decades of effort, it has proven frustratingly difficult to predict who is most at risk of dying by suicide. Relying on patients to reveal …

Building A.I. That Can Build A.I.

SAN FRANCISCO — They are a dream of researchers but perhaps a nightmare for highly skilled computer programmers: artificially intelligent machines that can build other artificially intelligent machines.<p>With recent speeches in both Silicon Valley and China, Jeff Dean, one of Google’s leading …

Artificial Intelligence

To Sound Like a Leader, Think About What You Say, and How and When You Say It

Nancy started her day feeling prepared to brief her executive team on a high-stakes project she had been working on for the past two months. She had rehearsed her slide deck repeatedly, to the point where she had every level of content practically memorized. She arrived at the meeting early and …

Researchers discover aluminum foil actually does improve your wireless speed

Researchers at Dartmouth University have found that a 3D printed shape covered in aluminum foil can improve wireless range and increase Wi-Fi security. The project, which appeared on Eurekalert, involves placing a reflector on and around a Wi-Fi router’s antennae to shape the beam, increasing range …

Why we pretend to know things, explained by a cognitive scientist

New research explains why we pretend to know more than we do.<p>Why do people pretend to know things? Why does confidence so often scale with ignorance? Steven Sloman, a professor of cognitive science at Brown University, has some compelling answers to these questions.<p>“We're biased to preserve our …

Psychology

How to actually remove pesticides from your fruit

Assuming that you should be worried about them in the first place.<p>There’s a lot to worry about when it comes to food—or rather, there’s a lot that people <i>want</i> you to worry about. Every mommy blogger and natural living life coach with a URL to their name is bursting with helpful tips on how to rid …

Pesticides

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

A first-time author unwittingly exposed the house of cards beneath 'bestseller' books

It’s been an awkward few days for America’s most powerful books ranking. On Aug. 24, the New York Times issued a rare correction to one of its bestseller lists, after a strange and still unexplained series of events that fall somewhere between scam and gaffe.<p>Last week, authors and booksellers in …

Lilium receives $90 million to build electric flying taxi

The Lilium Jet will be able to travel from London to Paris in one hour<p>German start-up Lilium has secured $90 million in funding to build a five-seat, all-electric flying taxi. The funding will be used to develop the company’s five-seat commercial Lilium Jet, as well as to grow the company’s team of …

TestFlight

Globalisation: the rise and fall of an idea that swept the world

It’s not just a populist backlash – many economists who once swore by free trade have changed their minds, too. How had they got it so wrong? By Nikil Saval<p>The annual January gathering of the World Economic Forum in Davos is usually a placid affair: a place for well-heeled participants to exchange …

Economics

22 Public Works of Art You Have to Visit in Your Lifetime

Reach for that bucket list, because we've got a few things to add to it. From Antony Gormley to Claes Oldenburg, when it comes to public works of art, they're responsible for the crème de la crème, and you can visit them! Read on for the 22 global art spots you just can't miss . . . then keep …

Why Iran Is Opening Its Doors to Bold Architecture

With 21 UNESCO World Heritage sites already within the country’s borders, the modern architecture movement appears to be making up for lost time<p>For much of the world, the image of Iran is hardened by its politics. Since the Islamic revolution of 1979, the country has been transformed from a …

10 New UNESCO World Heritage Sites For Your Travel List

Travel<p>Start planning a trip to these world wonders.<p>Travel<p>This past week, UNESCO updated its eclectic list of the world's most fascinating places. Countries campaign hard to get their treasured wilderness reserves, archeological ruins, and historic sites recognized by the esteemed program. After …

Travel Photography

Hunger eats away at Venezuela’s soul as its people struggle to survive

The Maduro regime denies its oil-rich country is in crisis. But on the streets the desperation cannot be hidden<p>Hunger is gnawing at Venezuela, where a government that claims to rule for the poorest has left most of its 31 million people short of food, many desperately so. As night falls over …

Emirates Business Class Flight Reviews

Emirates Business Class Reviews<p>In "Transport"<p>On Friday, December 1st 2017, the Luxury Travel Expert was invited to experience the new and insane …

Report: The First Used Airbus A380 Is Coming Soon

Airbus’ gargantuan A380 is on life support. The biggest passenger jet ever made hasn’t received any orders since Emirates tacked on two more to its …

Singapore Airlines

Who is new Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi?

Uber’s search for a replacement for its former co-founder CEO Travis Kalanick looks to have reached its conclusion.<p>Dara Khosrowshahi, the current CEO of Expedia, has been officially offered the job, multiple sources close to the company confirmed to TechCrunch.<p>Unlike higher-profile Uber CEO …

Hospitality

Exclusive: Inside Airbus's wild modular plane concept

Is this the thing that will make flying less terrible?<p><i>There are the smartphones and laptops we use every</i> <i>day, and then there’s</i> Next Level <i>technology. In this new</i> Verge <i>video series,</i> <i>s</i><i>enior</i> <i>e</i><i>ditor Lauren Goode takes you behind the scenes to show you the technology that’s being worked on at some of the</i> …

Running of the Bulls in Spain: Pictures

You Can Now Travel to London and Paris for Just $99 Round-Trip

So start planning your dream vacation ASAP.<p>If you constantly update your bucket list with talk of Buckingham Palace or the Eiffel Tower, get excited: Hopping on a plane to Europe just got way more affordable. A European budget airline just announced new flights from the East Coast to France and the …

‘How I learned to live with multiple personalities’

Severe trauma can cause a unique kind of mental breakdown - dissociative identity disorder (DID), which creates multiple personalities. What is it like trying to live with this condition?<p>Until she was 40 years old, Melanie Goodwin had no memory of her life before the age of 16. Then, a family …

This Is Your Brain on Exercise

Human beings evolved to move. Our bodies, including our brains, were fine-tuned for endurance activities over millennia of stalking and chasing down prey. “We’ve engineered that out of our lives now,” says Charles Hillman, a psychology professor at Northeastern University who has spent decades …

The Brain

Read A Chapter Of Mark Twain’s Previously Unpublished Children’s Book

"The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine" is based on notes the author took after telling a bedtime story to his daughters.<p>Earlier this year, Penguin Random House announced it would take Mark Twain’s ephemera and transform it into a full-fledged children’s story. The resulting chapter book ― <i>The</i> …

Boeing brings battle to Airbus with new small airliner it says will deliver big savings

Boeing has unveiled an enlarged version of its best-selling 737 airliner at the Paris airshow as the US aerospace giant battles back against European arch-rival Airbus.<p>The new aircraft - the 737 MAX 10 - has had its fuselage stretched by 66 inches, allowing it to accommodate up to 230 passengers …

Ignore The Bullshit: iPhones Are Not Destroying Teenagers

The same people who proclaimed a narcissism epidemic among millennials now say teens are being ruined by smartphones. They're wrong.

The Story Behind the Greatest Eclipse Video of All Time

A group of astronomers diverted a flight to get a better view of the moon’s shadow.<p>With over 2,300,000 views on YouTube alone, the video below, of a …

Most extreme tours with wild animals

<b>(CNN) —</b> Watching a wild animal prowl its prey, nuzzle young babies or dance its mating ritual is thrilling.<p>Hiking, trekking and adventuring into uncharted territory to watch wildlife in its natural habitat adds an addictive level of adrenaline. And we're craving it more than ever.<p>Beyond the …

Why You Will One Day Have a Chip in Your Brain

<b>Implanting a microchip inside the brain</b> to augment its mental powers has long been a science fiction trope. Now, the brain computer interface is …

The 2 Hour Rule: The Genius of Einstein, Darwin, and Nietzsche Applied

This curated column is authored by Zat Rana Albert Einstein wasThe post The 2 Hour Rule: The Genius of Einstein, Darwin, and Nietzsche Applied …

Creativity