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There is a 'game changer' technology on Wall Street and people keep confusing it with bitcoin

Blockchains are ledgers (like Excel spreadsheets), but they accept inputs from lots of different parties. The ledger can only be changed when there …

How to Reduce Tummy Fat - Get a Flat Belly Fast

If you have ever gone through a weight loss program to reduce tummy fat, you will know how difficult it is to get rid of belly fat. Despite diet and …

Simple Ways to Add 2 Hours More to Your Day

Of course, you cannot actually add more time to the 24-hour day or 168-hour week. But talk to productivity experts and highly productive sorts and …

Time Management

The Brain Prize: British scientists win 'Nobel Prize of neuroscience' for unlocking secrets of memory

Three British professors have won “the Nobel Prize of neuroscience” for discovering the secrets of how memories are formed in the brain.<p>The victory …

Nobel Prize

What are gravitational waves? Ripples across the universe.

<b>Correction:</b> A earlier version of this story referred to Kelly Herbst, a physicist and astronomy curator at the Virginia Living Museum, as he. Herbst is a woman. This story has been updated.<p>You probably heard the news last month: Scientists detected something called gravitational waves, and they are …

Gravitational Waves

Amazon just made it easier to get data OUT of its cloud

One of the under-the-radar announcements at Amazon Web Service’s re:Invent cloud conference last year was the announcement of Snowball. It’s a box …

4 Success Secrets Startups Can Learn From eBay

He helped grow eBay into an e-commerce powerhouse, and now he’s investing in startups. Here are the four characteristics he looks for.<p>Startups that are looking for funding might think an innovative product or service is what will wow investors, but Erik Rannala, cofounder and managing partner of …

Startups

Why The Combination of Meditation and Exercise May Help Fight Depression

Research has shown that meditation and exercise can be important tools for fighting symptoms of depression. But a new study has found that they're even better when used together.<p>New research published in the journal <i>Translational Psychiatry</i> found that study participants who meditated and then …

Research

7 Data Visualization Types You Should be Using More (and How to Start)

Unique data visualizations are more memorable, and add variety for the audience — even the most clear and straightforward visualization types lose …

We've Detected Gravitational Waves, So What?

We now live in a universe that we know is humming with gravitational waves -- why is that important?

Gravitational Waves

Now India is growing fast it’s time to update our tired image of the country

There is no immediately obvious reason why a colony that was exploited for 200 years before winning its independence should align itself with western powers<p>It is an annual ritual for tens of thousands of residents of Delhi: the sumptuous sight of floats, soldiers, tanks, dancers and dromedaries. …

India

Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

This is the most profound explanation I've heard of what it means to detect gravitational waves

Albert Einstein predicted their existence 100 years ago but never believed we'd actually detect the waves. So right now if you hang around physicists, who can't contain their excitement, you're bound to hear some profound scientific poetry.<p>One scientist from the Laser Interferometer …

Gravitational Waves

Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources Anyone Can Use

Data is ubiquitous — but sometimes it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, as it were. Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics, but it’s simply not true.<p>There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets …

Big Data

Sweden is on the brink of a dystopian consumer banking hell, where you're damned if you use cash and damned if you don't

This is what the end of cash looks like, according to HSBC. Sweden has made so much progress toward turning itself into a cashless society that it …

Don’t Let Outdated Management Structures Kill Your Company

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>During a consulting engagement at a $50 billion conglomerate, I spoke with a young man who was worried about a potential project overrun. I asked if he had hit a stumbling block. “It really isn’t a big deal — I know we have the in-house expertise to solve this,” he said. “I just …

Management

What goes on inside a black hole

Ever wanted to peek inside a black hole, even if just in theory? Kip Thorne, the physicist behind "Interstellar" and "Contact," takes us on a …

Physics

Bangalore Based Social Networking Startup, Affimity secures $1.2M Angel Funding

<b>Company Name</b> : Affimity <b><br>Funding Amount</b> : $1.2mn <b><br>Investor(s)</b> Silicon Valley Investors . <b><br>Funding Round</b> : Angel round<p>Bengaluru and San Francisco based …

San Francisco

Einstein's genius changed science's perception of gravity

Albert Einstein opened humankind’s eyes to the universe.<p>Before Einstein, space seemed featureless and changeless, as Isaac Newton had defined it two …

China

This is when the dollar will fall

Yet the currency is in a bubble and may soon fall. The signal of when dollar weakness will start will come from China.<p>We have in front of us an example of one of the most interesting features of modern finance. Market participants have different models of reality to explain events. When mass …

Interest Rates

This Isn't The Beginning Of Another Financial Crisis

The stunning fall in share prices has raised the question whether we are seeing the beginning of another financial crisis. The answer is no.<p>The 2008 financial crisis was <i>sui generis,</i> caused by the collapse of an unprecedented bubble in the value of one major financial asset—residential mortgages. …

Dow Jones

This is the end of marriage, capitalism and God. Finally!

My fellow boomers might mock millennials, but what if the new generation has the big questions absolutely right?<p>The next big thing isn’t a clever gadget or miracle drug—it’s a way of life: not a breakthrough invention but a social innovation. And it’s not so much a beginning as it as a series of …

Intellectual Property