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Aged Sumatra Coffee is Worth the Wait

As a general rule, when it comes to coffee, fresh is best. But in some cases, much like cheese or wine, coffee gets better with age.<p>Like so many …

Introducing the New Mac App to Download Youtube Videos

Whether you use your Mac for work or just for your personal projects, you’ve likely found yourself wondering how to improve your productivity. There …

India is as rich as the US in 1881. A mesmerizing graphic shows where every country falls.

As of 2013, India had a GDP per capita of $5,200, as measured in 2005 dollars. For comparison, the US had a GDP per capita (again, measured in 2005 dollars) of $5,200 in <i>1881</i>.<p>For Haiti, the comparison is even more brutal. Its 2013 GDP per capita was $1,650. In 1800, one of the earliest years for …

Instagram’s tweak may be the beginning of a multibillion-dollar industry

Last month, Instagram – the image-based social network with more than 300 million users – made a change that barely received notice outside the tech …

An early look at Elon Musk's Gigafactory, a building that could change the world

For those unfamiliar, Tesla describes its massive 5.5 million square-foot Gigafactory as a way to "accelerate the world's transition to sustainable transportation."<p>The first Gigafactory, located outside Sparks, Nevada, is an ambitious manufacturing facility that plans to build the batteries for …

Tesla

Russia’s New Mega-Missile Stuns the Globe

Putin’s latest weapons were mostly unknown to the outside world—until they began slamming into Syria.<p>On Oct. 7, Russian warships in the Caspian Sea …

Jet, the well-funded startup trying to take on Amazon, just changed its business model

The move comes less than three months after Jet's official launch in July.<p>Originally, Jet used a Costco-esque model: Instead of making money on individual product sales, its profit would come from the $50-a-year membership fee. It would persuade people to pay the fee by promising prices that were …

eCommerce

11 Documentaries You Need to Watch on Netflix Right Now

If you're not already addicted to the incredible, eye-opening documentaries on Netflix, let us be the first to tell you: you're seriously missing out. Don't worry, we've got you covered. We've put together our favorite documentaries streaming on Netflix right now, from deep dives into the lives of …

What Happened to the American Mafia?

The FBI says that the mob is still an existential criminal threat in America. We asked some former Gambino family soldiers and two La Cosa Nostra experts if that's really the case in 2015.<p>The Italian-American Mafia is embedded in our popular culture. Hollywood movies, books, reality shows, video …

Meet the Gay Muslim Filmmaker Who Secretly Filmed His Pilgrimage to Mecca

Indian-born filmmaker and LGBT activist Parvez Sharma's new documentary <i>A Sinner in Mecca</i> is a rare glimpse at a gay man's journey to Saudi Arabia.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>"I call it the Saudi selfie film," Indian-born, New York–based filmmaker and LGBT activist Parvez …

Millennials are a 'nightmare' for Wall Street

"They don't trust the stock market," Goldman Sachs determined in a survey. Only 18% thought the stock market was "the best way to save for the future." It's a big deal for Wall Street because millennials, having surpassed the baby boomers, are now the largest US generation — and the future source …

Stock Markets

The Cycling World May Soon Bow Down Before Nairo Quintana

<i>Editor's note: This story has been updated from its original version.</i><p>Going into the final stage of the 2015 Tour de France, newcomer Nairo Quintana was only 2 minutes 38 seconds behind leader Chris Froome, and some say he has a chance to bring home the yellow jersey.<p>Quintana began biking to get to …

This couple sold all their possessions to fund a sailboat journey around the world

But that's exactly what Matt and Jessica Johnson did when they realized they were spending too much time in front of the TV, reports the Daily Mail.<p>Instead of taking up yoga or going on a run, the change they opted for was radical. They sold their house, learned to sail, and began an epic adventure …

Boating

Why Warren Buffett made a billion dollar bet on solar

During the late innings of the ICE-age (as in the Internal Combustion Engine age), it has become clear that feeding gasoline and diesel to the next billion new cars is not going to be easy, or cheap.<p>In China alone, 500 million new vehicles can be expected to jam the roads between now and 2030.<p>That …

Electric Vehicles

What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid?

Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.<p>Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been reflecting on the aphorism, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to …

Basic Income

Evidence Of Alien Life? Previously Unseen Roswell Photos Prove ‘Beyond Any Doubt’ Aliens Exist, Astronaut Agrees

Never-before-seen images of the Roswell UFO crash provide “undeniable” proof of alien existence, according to Roswell UFO specialists.<p>The …

Paranormal

South African mercenaries' secret war on Boko Haram

Mercenaries from South Africa have proved quietly decisive in helping the Nigerian military turn around its campaign against Boko Haram, writes Colin Freeman in Abuja<p>With their roots in <b>South Africa</b> apartheid-era security forces, they do not fit the standard image of an army of liberation. But after …

The ‘Netflix for Pirates’ just unveiled a brand-new way to install its app onto your iPhone

Last month, Popcorn Time released an iOS installer for Windows that for the first time let iPhone users install the app onto their devices without …

Fortune.com

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Paribus Can Save You Money When Online Prices Drop

A new startup called Paribus, launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, wants to help online shoppers get money back when prices drop. Today’s consumers know that prices change more often on e-commerce sites than they do in brick-and-mortar stores. Amazon alone makes roughly 80 million price …

eCommerce

The ludicrous myth of Republican fiscal responsibility: A history lesson for the modern GOP

<b>Ronald Reagan (AP)</b><p>The GOP loves to insist that Democrats have caused a fiscal crisis. But the real story looks far different<p>Conor Lynch<p>May 5, 2015 8:25pm (UTC)<p>Over the past three decades, the Republican party has followed a familiar strategy -- get elected to executive office by preaching fiscal …

Five Stocks That Could Triple If Boone Pickens Is Right About $6 Natural Gas

Over the past six months, energy prices have taken a dramatic fall. The price of oil traded as low as $42 in mid-March, nearly half of its value just last November, and natural gas dropped by almost 40%.<p>Stocks with high exposure to these key commodities, particularly producers, have been hammered, …

The CEO of AshleyMadison is ready to reap the riches of infidelity

Everyone told Noel Biderman not to start his company, AshleyMadison, an internet dating site for infidelity. His parents, friends, lawyers he'd …

New Controversy Surrounds Alleged 'Jesus Family Tomb'

A new piece of evidence is reigniting controversy over the potential bones of Jesus of Nazareth.<p>A bone box inscribed with the phrase "James, son of …

Archaeology

Elizabeth Warren explains to Jon Stewart just how broken the system is: “The rich and the powerful do better and better”

<b>(Comedy Central)</b><p>“The wind only blows from one direction. It only blows from the direction of those who have money”<p>Colin Gorenstein<p>April 10, 2015 2:05pm (UTC)<p>Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is running ... on time! No, the Democratic powerhouse is still adamantly rejecting her presidential "draft," but …

The 1 percent are parasites: Debunking the lies about free enterprise, trickle-down, capitalism and celebrity entrepreneurs

<b>Edward Lampert, Jamie Dimon, Donald Trump (AP/Gregory Bull/J. Scott Applewhite/Reuters/Steve Marcus)</b><p>The rich don’t generate jobs. Rising tides do not lift all boats. And they probably built that with government help<p>Andrew Sayer<p>April 11, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Why We Can’t Afford The …

Income Inequality

All hail Kubrick’s ‘Barry Lyndon,’ a masterclass in bringing a unique filmmaker’s vision to life

What is now considered one of Stanley Kubrick’s most accomplished films, as well as an example of innovative, audacious filmmaking at its best, was …

Filmmaking

'It's OK If They Copy Us': Google's HR Chief On The Upside Of Giving Away Staffing Secrets

As the head of People Operations at Google, Laszlo Bock’s name has become synonymous with all things HR. As of next month, he’ll also be able to say he wrote the book on it.<p>In <i>Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google that Will Transform How You Live and Lead,</i> due out next month, <i></i>Bock explains …

How to Make a Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.) or Long Term Survival Kit

Introduction: How to Make a Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.) or Long Term Survival Kit<p>About: Viva La Pluto More About AngryJosh99 »<p><b>Introduction</b><p>In this …

Bear Grylls