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There's an enormous long-term cost of holding cash

As a result, a sizeable portion of U.S. households are placing a disproportionate amount of their savings in cash.<p>While this is understandable, and in the short term even prudent, it comes with an enormous cost: With cash yields likely to remain low for the foreseeable future, many families will …

Retirement

Smarter robots put 50% of jobs at risk

Love your job? Enjoy it while it lasts. There's a 50% chance you're going to be sacked and replaced by a robot.<p>The Bank of England has warned that machines could take over 80 million American and 15 million British jobs over the next 10 to 20 years. That's roughly 50% of the workforce in each …

Bank of England

What the Heck is a Porous Liquid?

Scientists at the Queen’s University Belfast have just invented the world’s first “porous liquid,” and it’s being hailed as a major breakthrough. But …

What Mayim Bialik reads to her kids

Mayim Bialik encourages her kids to read rather than watch TV.Ethan Miller/Getty<p>"Big Bang Theory" star, neuroscientist, and author of "Beyond the Sling: A Real-Life Guide to Raising Confident, Loving Children the Attachment Parenting Way" Mayim Bialik restricts her kids' access to technology and TV …

Kids

Science Says It's Great To Be Young

Millennials aren't a bunch of unhappy stress cases, it turns out.<p>For all the handwringing about millennial unhappiness, new research suggests a very different narrative: Today's under-30 set is slightly happier than any previous generation of young adults -- and happier than mature adults overall, …

Happiness

Artificial intelligence: ‘Homo sapiens will be split into a handful of gods and the rest of us’

A new report suggests that the marriage of AI and robotics could replace so many jobs that the era of mass employment could come to an end<p>If you wanted relief from stories about tyre factories and steel plants closing, you could try relaxing with a new 300-page report from Bank of America Merrill …

Artificial Intelligence

Meet the Spider Species Whose Males Irreversibly Mutilate the Genitals of Their Mates

He breaks off something called her "scapus" to keep competing sperm from getting in.<p>If you didn't receive your November issue of Current Biology yet, you're missing out on a big, horrible story about sexual violence in spiders. Researchers at the University of Greifswald in Germany have discovered …

Zoology

NASA announced 'key findings' on Mars

<b>Click here to learn more about the latest results.</b><p>People asked NASA about the results on Twitter using #AskNASA.<p>This announcement was just the latest in a series of major discoveries about the Red Planet, including the strongest evidence yet of flowing, liquid water on the surface, reported last …

NASA Makes Major Discovery About Atmosphere On Mars

Solar wind stripped the red planet of its atmosphere, scientists say.<p>An Earth-like atmosphere on Mars was once violently stripped away by solar wind, according to new findings from NASA's ongoing exploration of the red planet.<p>In a press conference on Thursday, the space agency confirmed that solar …

Solar Wind

Jupiter May Have Ejected A Planet From Our Solar System

If you want to make a solar system like ours — with a central star, rocky planets and gas giants — all you need is to begin with a cloud of molecular gas that’s cool enough and dense enough to collapse under its own gravity. So long as previous generations of stars have existed in great enough …

Astronomy

We are creating a nation of addicts

<b>(CNN) —</b> In my youth, it took me many years of heavy drinking to become a career alcoholic. This year, it took less than eight weeks of medical treatment to become addicted to OxyContin and Percocet.<p>It started in the spring when long-standing pain in my back, dating to my high school football days, …

Biomedicine

Robert Reich: Wall Street has this whole game rigged

We have economic redistribution backwards, says the former secretary of labor. Money is flowing up from the bottom<p>Much of the national debate about widening inequality focuses on whether and how much to tax the rich and redistribute their income downward.<p>But this debate ignores the upward …

The dark net will soon be home to Tesla and Tesco

<i>This article was first published in the November 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

CBS is rebooting 'Star Trek,' and it's a huge win for Netflix

CBS is getting ready to reboot "Star Trek."<p>And it's a huge strategic win for Netflix for two reasons:<p><b>1.</b> CBS will sink time and resources into "Star Trek," allowing Netflix to go pursue new, original show that CBS is passing on.<p><b>2.</b> CBS is going to be a streaming service, lowering itself to the same …

Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff has a bunch of Buddhist monks living at his house

So it shouldn't be surprising to learn that Buddhist monks are staying at one of his two houses in San Francisco.<p>The monks are helping train Salesforce employees on how to be less stressed out.<p>They even want Benioff to turn parts of Salesforce's San Francisco headquarters into quiet "mindfulness" …

Meditation

Here’s the simple strategy extroverts use to win people over

Yet until recently, no one's been able to pinpoint what exactly extroverts <i>do</i> that helps them build strong social ties.<p>Now, new research from Duke University, cited by the Association for Psychological Science, suggests that the answer is surprisingly simple: It's a matter of mimicry, or copying the …

The Wrong Way to Legalize Marijuana?

Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’<p>On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the economic and tax benefits of legalization and uses the familiar rebuttal against the “think of the …

Cannabis

At 28, Juneyao Air's Wang Han Is Youngest Billionaire

The Forbes China 400, our annual survey of China’s richest unveiled on Thursday, found yet another banner year for the country’s top business elite. The total wealth of the 400 members of this year’s list rose to $830 billion from $680 billion a year ago. Some 90 members of our 2014 list didn’t …

China

The Top 8 Things You Need To Know About The Future Of Work

My team and I just hosted another Future of Work Forum in NYC for members of The Future of Work Community (a global brand council where companies explore how the workplace is changing). We were joined by some brilliant speakers and guests including the CHRO of AARP, Chief People Officer of Cisco, …

The Workplace

Inactive

The hidden cost of the boomerang kids, back at home with mum and dad

Lodgers who use up all the hot water, come home at all hours, and argue about housework don’t sound very appealing; but for the parents of nearly two million adults who have moved back home the scenario may sound familiar.<p>Unable to stump up the £215,000 required on average for their first home, a …

Personal Finance

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

5 Signs You're Sleeping All Wrong

<i>By: Marina Komarovsky</i><p><i>Credit: Shuttershock</i><p>When you've had a night of really bad sleep, or just too little sleep, you know it. But sometimes there are more subtle signs that you're not getting the high-quality shut-eye you need to function at your peak. These clues might mean you need to reevaluate …

Virtual Reality

Businesses are making billions off a rare personality type that's common in the most creative and uninhibited people

Clever entrepreneurs have learned how to capitalize on a bizarre trait that some of us possess — getting a kick out of being scared spitless.<p>An estimated 157 million Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year and spend $6.9 billion on everything from candy and costumes to the spookiest …

Clinton allies shout ‘sexism’ at Sanders

The Vermont senator is suddenly on the defensive, an unaccustomed position for a progressive who describes himself as a feminist.<p>The once respectful Democratic primary has devolved into a slugfest about gender, with Hillary Clinton surrogates expressing outrage over how Bernie Sanders is conducting …

Government

Senator Ted Cruz Really Wants to Return to the Gold Standard... Has He Heard of the Great Depression?

<i>"I think the Fed should get out of the business of trying to juice our economy, and simply be focused on sound money and monetary stability, ideally tied to gold."</i> -- Senator Ted Cruz<p>Ted Cruz, in his campaign for demagogue-in-chief, expressed a nostalgic desire to return to the gold standard during …

Let us now praise Bernie Sanders: Bernie wises up, smacks down aide for gross Clinton condescension

<b>(Reuters/Joshua Roberts/AP/Jae C. Hong/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Bernie Sanders needs to start pushing back against his more sexist supporters. Recent comments show he gets this<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>October 30, 2015 5:00pm (UTC)<p>All week, the Bernie Sanders campaign has been dealing with a gender problem. …

Middle-class

The Real Reason Raven-Symoné Criticized 'Black-Sounding' Names

<b>BY DERRICK CLIFTON</b><p>You probably know someone just like Raven-Symoné. The beleaguered co-host of <i>The View</i> just can't keep her foot out of her mouth when it comes to matters of race. The former child star proudly proclaimed she wouldn't hire someone with a "Black" name like "Watermelondrea." It took …

‘Everyone Feels Pretty Embarrassed’: CNBC Moderators’ Long Flight Back to New York

Shortly after Wednesday night’s CNBC Republican presidential debate, criticism of the network began to pile up and the debate moderators were starting to feel the heat on their chartered flight back to New York.<p>Reports from competing media outlets, the GOP candidates and the Republican National …

Media Industry