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Poverty changes your brain to make you less intelligent, study suggests

Falling into poverty appears to make people become less intelligent and become old before their time, according to a new study.<p>Researchers found life …

Income Inequality

10 Success lessons from Sam Walton – “From Rags to Riches” for entrepreneurs

Share137<p>Tweet<p>Share1K<p>+15<p>Shares 1K<p>Samuel Walton built a small grocery store into the giant Walmart supermarket chain, amassing a fortune of over $23 …

Entrepreneurship

FACT CHECK: Nation Ignores 'Racist' Murder of Elderly White Woman?

CLAIM<p>No one is calling out the racist killing of a white woman by a "black gang."<p>RATING<p>WHAT'S TRUE<p>Four black people have been charged with breaking …

Crime

World's first typhoon turbine could power all of Japan for 50 years

An engineer in Japan is looking for a silver lining in the destructive typhoons that regularly drench the island nation. Atsushi Shimizu has invented …

Four Work Habits You Need To Change At Each Stage Of Your Career

This GE exec shares how she learned to change her working methods as she’s taken on bigger leadership roles.<p>I accepted my first management role early in my career, heading up a 15-person team at GE Global Research’s semiconductor laboratory. It was a big step at the time, but today I manage 28 labs …

GW Pharmaceutical Gets Closer To Forcing FDA On Cannabis

British biotech company GW Pharmaceuticals announced positive results on its latest Phase 3 clinical trial for its drug Epidiolex. The drug is cannabidiol-based and is used to treat children with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a rare form of childhood epilepsy.<p>The results from the test were very …

Cannabis

Study: As a species, humans inherit murderous tendencies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Evolution and genetics seem to have baked a certain amount of murder into humans as a species, but civilization has tamed some of the savage beast in us, according to a new study.<p>Scientists calculated the rate at which more than 1,000 mammal species kill their own kind, and …

The one question you should never ask at the end of a job interview

This may be your final chance to shine — and the perfect opportunity to determine whether the job is a good fit — so it's imperative that you ask the <i>right</i> questions and avoid anything that makes you seem unprepared, lazy, or greedy.<p>Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "The …

Thailand Seeks the FBI's Help to Identify a Dismembered Body Found in a Freezer

Police in Thailand have reportedly asked the FBI for assistance as they struggle to identify a dismembered body discovered in a freezer last week.<p>The …

Body fat link to bacteria in faeces

<b>The make-up of the bacteria found in human faeces may influence levels of dangerous fat in our bodies, say researchers from King's College London.</b><p>Their analysis of stool samples in a study of more than 3,600 twins found evidence that some of this bacteria is inherited.<p>What is contained in faeces …

Microbiology

Uber wants to build planes to beat city traffic

Uber surprised the world last month when it announced its plans to begin testing self-driving cabs within a matter of days. The company clearly has its sights set on the future of mobility, as Jeff Holden’s latest comments prove.<p>Uber’s head of products spoke with Recode over the weekend at The …

DARPA

No More Plastic, Hello Edible Wrappers

Recycling plastic is and always has been a pain in the backside. It’s expensive, it’s messy, it can be toxic to wildlife, and in most cases, there …

Sustainability

MIT And Google Give The Cubicle A Radical, Shape-Shifting Redesign

The work pods are a glimpse of the self-assembling architecture of the future.<p>Once heralded as an ingenious design strategy for saving money and fostering collaboration, the open-plan office has fallen from grace. It’s increasingly viewed by employees as a stressful, noisy nuisance, but with real …

Samsung's Note 7 replacements are reportedly overheating

In the wake of the massive Galaxy Note 7 smartphone debacle which saw Samsung recall some 2.5 million of its flagship handsets, Samsung’s woes continue in its home country.<p>The Wall Street Journal reports that some customers who have received replacement devices over the past week are complaining …

Mobile

Houston gunman's rampage ends with suspect dead

A disgruntled Houston lawyer on a pre-dawn shooting rampage wounded nine people Monday before he was fatally shot by police officers responding to the chaotic scene, police said.<p>Acting Police Chief Martha Montalvo said one victim was critically wounded and five others required hospitalization after …

Law Enforcement

31 Incredibly Awesome Things You Never Knew You Needed For Your Bathroom

The smallest room in your house can also be the ~coolest~ room in your house.

Shopping

Things Your Future Self Will Thank You For!

You go along life either with some sort of intention or simply drifting with the tide. How do you plan for your future? Well, the answer is not just to look at where you want to be, but rather - who do I need to <b>become</b>, to live the life I always wanted. What kind of qualities, emotions and …

China Hunts for Scientific Glory, and Aliens, With New Telescope

PINGTANG COUNTY, China — When hundreds of engineers and builders began clambering up a jagged hill in southwestern China to assemble a giant telescope in a deep, bowl-shaped basin, poor villagers sometimes crept over the sheer slopes to glimpse the country’s latest technological wonder.<p>“We’ve never …

Universe

Video claiming drilling into iPhone 7 will reveal hidden headphone port goes viral

Prank video destroying new Apple smartphone receives 10m views, with some seemingly tricked into making 3.5mm hole in the bottom of their devices<p>A video claiming that users can add a headphone socket to the iPhone 7, which only has a Lightning port, by drilling into the bottom of their phone has …

Mobile Technology

How Machine Learning, Big Data And AI Are Changing Healthcare Forever

While robots and computers will probably never completely replace doctors and nurses, machine learning/deep learning and AI are transforming the healthcare industry, improving outcomes, and changing the way doctors think about providing care.<p>Machine learning is improving diagnostics, predicting …

Cognitive Computing

Criminal charges in Tulsa police shooting may prevent unrest

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Less than a week after an unarmed black man was shot dead by a white police officer on a Tulsa street, prosecutors charged the …

Law Enforcement

7 Habits of a Self-Made Millennial Millionaire

Changing your life starts with the small, consistent changes you make day to day.<p>Entrepreneur, angel investor, self-made millionaire at 24<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of the world’s greatest thinkers, creators, and innovators have been defined by their routines …

Charlotte police shooting: Protests mostly peaceful

<b>Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) —</b> This time, the protest had more handshakes and hugs than looting and fires.<p>On Thursday, protesters marched in Charlotte for a third night over the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott -- remaining largely peaceful as they made their way down the …

Law Enforcement

Army About to Kick Out Paralyzed Hero

Tim Brumit broke his neck trying to save a girl’s life. Now the Army is trying to kick out the decorated Green Beret for what he did.<p>Last July, just …

Military

All the Shade Microsoft Threw at Sony This Week

It’s been a pretty crazy week for the two biggest console giants, Microsoft and Sony. The impending release of their upgrade consoles loom, and with …

Horror Authority Stephen King Comments On The Current Outbreak Of Creepy Clowns

How can America win its war against creepy clowns hanging out outside and being generally disturbing? Outside of Rob Zombie luring them into a spookiest of party buses, solutions have been rather slim. What can a weary nation do now? Asking Pennywise spawner Stephen King for his take isn’t a bad …

Should you buy a new or used car?

Expecting her first child, Julie Vandersluis wanted to replace her 13-year-old sedan with something bigger and more reliable. She was debating …

Used Cars