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Say Goodbye To The Information Age: It’s All About Reputation Now

In a world of fake news, the only antidote is our ability to judge the reputation of the people supplying us with information.<p>There is an underappreciated paradox of knowledge that plays a pivotal role in our advanced hyper-connected liberal democracies: the greater the amount of information that …

Warning hundreds of fire deaths may be linked to skin creams

<b>Hundreds of fire deaths may be linked to the use of skin creams containing paraffin, a senior firefighter warns.</b><p>If people use the creams regularly but do not often change clothes or bedding, paraffin residue can soak into the fabric and act as an accelerant when it comes into contact with a …

Great Britain

Walmart signs Japan online grocery deal with Rakuten

<b>US retail giant Walmart will team up with Japan's Rakuten to launch a new online grocery delivery service.</b><p>Customers will place orders through Rakuten, which will then be fulfilled by the joint venture.<p>The operation - to launch later this year - will replace Walmart's existing online grocery …

eCommerce

This pill could help you figure out why you’re always farting

Many different foods and disorders can cause intestinal gas.<p>Everyone gets gas. And (almost) everyone could stand to live without it. But figuring out what drives gas is a difficult endeavor—even for doctors. A multitude of foods can initiate gassiness, to varying degrees, depending on the …

Diets

Spam heists in Hawaii prompt retailers to put the wildly popular 'mystery meat' in locked cases

By Fred Barbash<p>, Editor, Morning Mix<p>Last month in the Pearl City community on Oahu, Safeway customer Arlene Sua watched as a man suddenly grabbed eight cases of Spam <b></b>and headed for the door. She thought “‘Okay, this isn’t real. No, he’s not going to take it, no, no,” she told KHON TV.<p>But it was …

Spam

These premium Star Wars watches are as gorgeous as they are geeky

<i>Star Wars</i> fans are ride-or-die. We're not casual about our love for George Lucas' epic space fantasy, but sometimes we gotta keep it professional. …

These "Remarkable" Blue Sneakers Sold Out in 24 Hours

If you're not yet familiar with Allbirds sneakers, allow us to introduce you. The San Francisco–based brand keeps things simple. They make just two …

What One Company Learned from Forcing Employees to Use Their Vacation Time

Have you ever felt burned out at work <i>after</i> a vacation? I’m not talking about being exhausted from fighting with your family at Walt Disney World all week. I’m talking about how <i>you knew</i>, the whole time walking around Epcot, that a world of work was waiting for you upon your return.<p>Our vacation …

Virginia schools closed, events canceled over anger at Islam homework

A Virginia school district closed its campuses Friday and canceled a weekend holiday concert and athletic events amid an angry backlash about a school lesson involving the Islamic faith.<p>School officials in the Shenandoah Valley said they had not received any specific threats but were alarmed by the …

Religion

17 "Twilight Zone" Episodes To Watch If You've Never Seen "The Twilight Zone"

*Rod Serling voice* You're traveling through another dimension...

The frightening promise of self-tracking pills

A new digital pill system could save billions in health care costs — but will courts take it too far?<p>Some morning in the future, you take a pill — something for depression or cholesterol. You take it every day.<p>Buried inside the pill is a sand-sized grain, one millimeter square and a third of a …

Netflix is reportedly planning to launch in South Korea in January 2016

Video-streaming service Netflix is reportedly planning to enter the South Korean market in January 2016, with an official announcement due in the coming weeks, according to a report by The <i>Korea Times</i> on Sunday.<p>Netflix only just launched in Japan last week, having previously partnered with local …

South Korea

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Meditation

Pumping iron failing to make you leaner? Blame your genes

You're a regular in the gym's weight room, grunting and sweating in hopes of turning fat into muscle and maybe even losing some weight. And yet your goal eludes you.<p>New research on women finds that some are resistant to resistance training. For these women, the new study suggests, a welter of …

China internet regulator slams Google's certificate refusal

A Chinese internet regulator has slammed as “unacceptable” a decision by Google to no longer recognise its certificates of trust, a move which could deter Chrome browser users accessing sites approved by the authority.<p>Google said on its official security blog on Wednesday that it would no longer …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

The Brain

Pictures of the Week 3.5.15

Photos

Hackers accused of targeting US and Yahoo arrested in major UK crackdown

Agency’s cybercrime ‘strike week’ sees 57 people arrested on suspicion of offences including stealing 400,000 Yahoo passwords, phishing and DDoS attacks, and fraud<p>Suspected hackers accused of attacks on targets including Yahoo and the US Department of Defense are among 57 people who have been …

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Global Warming

Scientists Can Now Read Your Memories

Researchers have mapped rats’ memories, and humans could be next.<p>Scientists may have cracked the code of memories by successfully tracing how they …

What could kill Obamacare

Republicans have tried to kill Obamacare more than 50 times. But the Supreme Court couldactually do it with a single ruling.<p>Justices will hear arguments Wednesday on whether most Obamacare enrollees can keep their subsidies.<p>A ruling against the Obama administration could send Obamacare into a death …

Health Care

T-Mobile CEO John Legere takes to Twitter to explain Apple SIM's growing pains

The Apple SIM — a programmable SIM card that lets you choose carriers <i>after</i> you purchase an iPad — was hailed by many as the beginning of the end for the SIM card. But some US carriers are throwing a wrench into the new system, and none other than outspoken T-Mobile CEO John Legere has taken to a …

Izabel Goulart's Most Inspiring Fitness Instagrams

In honor of the model's birthday, a celebration of her endless fitness inspiration.<p>Izabel Goulart may be known as one of the most famous Brazilian models in the world <i>and</i> as a former Victoria's Secret Angel, but we're just as enamored with the model's intense workout regimen. As seen via Izabel's …

Sweat It Out: These New Fitness Sites and Apps Will Upgrade Your Workouts

Ready to break a sweat? Whether you’re looking to squeeze in a few minutes of yoga or get your cardio on in the comfort of your own living room, …

Circus: A Traveling Life - Photographs by Norma I. Quintana | LensCulture

<i>"Norma takes off where my heroes Bruce Davidson, Diane Arbus and Mary Ellen Mark left off—she clearly enjoys the same level of trust and intimacy as they did. Beautiful pictures."</i><p><i>—</i>Sally Mann<p>For a decade, photographer Norma I. Quintana followed a traveling one-ring circus as it journeyed across …