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Is Social Media Luring Hikers Into 'Death Gully'?

On one Instagram-famous Colorado peak, five people were killed in six weeks.<p>On July 14 of last year, Peter Doro and Jake Lord joined the Friday-afternoon stream of people leaving the sprawling cities of Colorado’s Front Range for the mountains. They planned to summit Capitol Peak, a soaring mass of …

Social Media

Wall Street’s Big Gender Lawsuit Is 13 Years in the Making

Cristina Chen-Oster was settling into her seat for a late-March Broadway matinee of <i>Mean Girls</i> when she remembered to check her voicemail. The day …

Goldman Sachs

AI will spell the end of capitalism

<i>Feng Xiang, a professor of law at Tsinghua University, is one of China’s most prominent legal scholars. He spoke at the Berggruen Institute’s China Center workshop on artificial intelligence in March in Beijing.</i><p>BEIJING — The most momentous challenge facing socio-economic systems today is the …

Artificial Intelligence

Dog Always Brings A Leaf To 'Buy' Himself Treats At The Store

"He's found a way to make himself understood. He's very intelligent."<p>Some dogs beg for treats. This clever pup <i>pays</i> for his.<p>For the last five years or …

Pets

31-year-old self-made millionaire: The No. 1 downside to being rich that no one thinks about

Acquiring vast amounts of wealth is seen as the ultimate prize for many. But that's not the case for self-made millionaire Timothy Kim. In fact, Kim …

Self-improvement

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

Peanut Butter Chocolate Magic Bars (16-Minute Dessert)

These peanut butter chocolate magic bars are must try this season! The creamy combination of chocolate and peanut butter creates magic in this …

Dessert

Cold Showers Don't Replace Hot Showers. They Replace the Gym.

Confusion about their purpose scare people from realizing their value as one of the easiest, cheapest, and effective improvement practices.<p>I've written here many times on the benefits of cold showers. I've blogged more about them. You wouldn't have clicked on the headline if you weren't curious …

Home Improvement

Lykke Li Announces Her New Album, ‘So Sad So Sexy,’ With A Pair Of New Songs

Lykke Li has just announced the release of her new solo album: <i>So Sad So Sexy</i>. This will be her fourth album as a solo artist and her first solo release in over four years. Along with the announcement of the new album she has released some new tunes to hype it up. Both “Deep End” and “Hard Rain” are …

The Quantum Race the United States Can’t Afford To Lose

The quantum race is on, and the stakes are high. The winner will gain a military and intelligence edge, as well as a first mover advantage in what is …

MIT's AlterEgo headset can read words you say in your head

When you think a sentence in your head, your brain sends signals to your mouth and jaw. MIT Media Lab's headset reads those signals with 92 percent accuracy.<p>I don't want to alarm you, but robots can now read your mind. Kind of.<p>AlterEgo is a new headset developed by MIT Media Lab. You strap it to …

MIT Media Lab

London’s mayor is assembling plans to make the city the next big AI hub

London’s thriving tech scene has long been top of mind for mayor Sadiq Khan. Since taking office in 2016, Khan backed a tech fund that created 1,000 jobs and launched a TechInvest program to get artificial-intelligence startups to bid for cash. He also lends himself to opening huge tech events; at …

Artificial Intelligence

A woman’s final Facebook message before euthanasia: ‘I’m ready for my trip now...’

Assisted suicides in the Netherlands include a 29-year-old who had nothing wrong with her physically<p>At 2pm on 26 January, Aurelia Brouwers lay down on her bed to die. Clutching a toy pink dinosaur and listening to her favourite music, the 29-year-old drank her prescribed medication as close friends …

Empathy

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Self-help

This Is What Happens When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town

Eastern Washington had cheap power and tons of space. Then the suitcases of cash started arriving.<p><b>EAST WENATCHEE, Washington—Hands on the</b> wheel, eyes squinting against the winter sun, Lauren Miehe eases his Land Rover down the main drag and tells me how he used to spot promising sites to build a …

Bitcoin

135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

George Washington

Elusive Higgs-Like State Created in Exotic Materials

If you want to understand the personality of a material, study its electrons. Table salt forms cubic crystals because its atoms share electrons in …

How much money you have to earn to be considered rich in 42 major US cities

Everything in life is relative.<p>That phrase is especially true when looking at how much money it takes to be considered "rich" in different US cities.<p>While terms like "middle class" and "rich" are used broadly — and often incorrectly — they can be quantified using federal data.<p>About 20% of Americans …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

White Settlers Buried the Truth About the Midwest’s Mysterious Mound Cities

Around 1100 or 1200 A.D., the largest city north of Mexico was Cahokia, sitting in what is now southern Illinois, across the Mississippi River from …

Six eerie stories of what happens when you die - from people who've been 'brought back to life'

You might actually KNOW that you are dead for quite a long time after you die, according to a chilling new study.<p>Researchers have discovered you may …

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

Blockchain

My $200,000 bitcoin odyssey

This was not what I expected to be doing with my October. But there I was, on a flight to Hong Kong, hoping I would be able to retrieve $200,000 worth of bitcoin from a broken laptop.<p>Four years ago, I was living in Hong Kong when a fellow journalist named Mike* and I decided to invest in bitcoin. I …

5 Powerful Books to Hack Your Life for Success | Inc.com

Recently over lunch, a friend asked me which book was my favorite all time? I told him that a book which I loved was The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay. He pushed and asked me for my top five books on success.<p>Here is my list, in no particular order. They're a collective of my favorites on success …

Self-improvement

How Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail With My Husband Changed Our Relationship

<i>Day 77: Every day out here pretty much goes like this: wake up, hike uphill several thousand feet, lose all feeling in your legs as you cross a river barefoot, risk your life crossing a river over some shitty log, summit a pass, risk your life trying to climb down the other side, which is</i> …

This Couple's Splash Mountain Proposal Is Here to Make Your Day

Disneyland and Disney World have become popular spots for proposals and weddings—and for good reason, we might add. What better place to begin your own fairy tale than somewhere where you're literally surrounded by them? But instead of popping the question at one of Disneyland's tired-and-true …

Scientists Are About to Perform an Experiment to See if The Human Mind Is Bound by Physics

This could be interesting...<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a "spooky …

Elon Musk is developing a roof made entirely out of solar panels

While solar roofs are no longer an unusual sight in many parts of the country, on most houses they’ve definitely been added as an afterthought rather …

Want To Retire In Your 30s And Travel The World? This Woman Did

Most people think you need to wait until the retirement age of 65 to stop working and escape the 9-to-5 grind. Ever thought about what it would be like to retire early and travel the world? Anita Dhake, a former Chicago-based lawyer, had that fantasy — and she was so driven that she quit her job …

Retirement