Mike Streff

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What Happens After Death? New Theory Suggests Consciousness Moves To Another Universe?

A book titled “<i>Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe</i>“ has stirred up the internet, because …

Fun-Da-Mental

What is the math behind elliptic curve cryptography?

Introduction<p>When someone sends bitcoin to you, they send the bitcoin to your address. If you want to spend any of the bitcoin that is sent to your …

Mathematics

Elon Musk Urges People to Watch Chris Paine's A.I. Movie While It's Free

"Do You Trust This Computer?" is now available to stream.<p>Elon Musk is concerned about the future of humanity. The tech entrepreneur shared a link …

Tesla

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

Are Bitcoin Bubbles Predictable? Combining a Generalized Metcalfe's Law and the LPPLS Model. (arXiv:1803.05663v1 [econ.EM])

Authors: Spencer Wheatley, Didier Sornette, Tobias Huber, Max Reppen, Robert N. GantnerWe develop a strong diagnostic for bubbles and crashes in …

Fun-Da-Mental

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

Google

People are stashing irrevocable child porn links, dox, copyright infringement, and leaked state secrets in the blockchain

By design, data placed in the blockchain is visible to everyone in the world and can never be removed; everyone who mines bitcoin makes a copy of the …

Cory Doctorow

Stem cell treatment offers new hope for multiple sclerosis patients

Doctors on Sunday hailed what they say is a major breakthrough in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, halting progress of the disease and relieving symptoms in some patients.<p>An international trial also found that the stem cell transplant treatment could reduce disability for people with MS, …

How Uber ghost rides are linked to online money laundering

Online service marketplaces are relatively new, and there are few ways for their operators to regularly monitor the entirety of services and transactions. Unfortunately, this creates an open environment for electronic money laundering, known as ‘transaction laundering,’ to occur.<p>Last November, we …

All strength comes from repetition

The biggest mistake you can make is to ignore the basics in your profession. This is true no matter what you do, where you live, or who you are.<p>When …

Tip: Hit Your Abs and Chest With One Exercise

All you need is big balls. Actually, just one big ball. Check it out.<p>The standard plank isn't an exciting exercise, but it can be a foundational one. …

STOP Doing Planks Like That!

How Bitcoin Ends

Is the cryptocurrency just going to end up reenforcing the financial system it was supposed to disrupt?<p>Bitcoin was a clever idea. Idealistic, even. But it isn’t working out quite as its developers imagined. In fact, once all the coin has been mined, bitcoin will simply reinforce the very banking …

Bitcoin

Lifters Need to Lift More Often

The Perfect Training Frequency and Volume<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Experts used to think that once-a-week, high-volume training for individual …

You probably won’t remember this, but the “forgetting curve” theory explains why learning is hard

Learning has an evolutionary purpose: Among species, individuals that adapt to their environments will succeed. That’s why your brain more easily retains important or surprising information: It takes very little effort to remember that the neighbor’s dog likes to bite. Remembering the dog’s name is …

The Brain

‘I Forgot My PIN’: An Epic Tale of Losing $30,000 in Bitcoin

<b>The Trezor: January 4, 2016: 7.4 BTC = $3,000</b><p>In January 2016, I spent $3,000 to buy 7.4 bitcoins. At the time, it seemed an entirely worthwhile thing …

How to run a Bitcoin full node on Google Cloud

Are you a believer in Bitcoin? If you have a stake in the cryptocurrency, one way to support your investment is to run a fully-validating Bitcoin node. Doing so will help secure the Bitcoin network by verifying transactions and blocks — thus keeping miners honest — and also helping other new nodes …

Here's who could lend the US Treasury the $3 trillion it needs in the next 3 years

Amid the Fed's balance sheet unwind, the Treasury needs are rising.<p>The Treasury Department estimated that it will borrow $955 billion in FY 2018, $1.083T in FY 2019 and $1.128T in FY 2020. The budget now seems to be very close to passing the House and be sent to Trump for signing.<p>This raises an …

Finance

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

Mathematics

This Is Where Body Fat Actually Goes When You Lose Weight

No, you don't pee it out.<p>Despite society's obsession with weight loss, a study has revealed that, surprisingly, most health professionals don't …

Jim Rogers Says Next Bear Market Will Be Worst in His Life

Jim Rogers, 75, says the next bear market in stocks will be more catastrophic than any other market downturn that he’s lived through.<p>The veteran …

Stock Markets

The Best Car Stereos With Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

After putting in 40 hours researching 35 car stereos and talking to experts, and spending another 20 hours testing nine of the most promising models, …

Audiophile

Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries Was a Creative Genius Who Battled Mental Illness. (Does That Sound Familiar?) | Inc.com

Dolores O'Riordan, the talented lead singer of the band The Cranberries, died today at the far-too-early age of 46. Her passing was sudden, unexpected--and as of now, "unexplained," as police are saying only that she died in a hotel room in London.<p>Meanwhile, TMZ is reporting that she had attempted …

Mental Health

The way a narcissist's brain works can help unravel whether they mean to hurt their partners or not

If you are in a relationship with a narcissist, you will have been through a roller-coaster of ups and downs.<p>At the beginning, everything would have been wonderful. You might have even thought you'd found your soul mate. But after a while, things started to go sour.<p>This is because after a few …

Narcissism

When you burn fat, where does it actually go?

Getting rid of fat can be exhausting, but it's as natural as breathing.<p><i>Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it</i> …

Nutrition

The top 15 MLB plays of 2017

Baseball fans across the world are wowed by the remarkable plays made throughout any given year - and 2017 was no exception. From spring training to …

Baseball

Science Says These 23 Words are the Oldest in the World | Inc.com

Not a lot of things last over a thousand years; even fewer last over 10,000.<p>Yet a British research team has put together a list of what they called "ultraconserved words," or words that have remained basically unchanged for a stunning 15,000 years.<p>The researchers say this is because they all …

Ice Age

Tip: How to Improve Upper Back Mobility

Boost thoracic mobility, improve your squat and overhead press, and keep your shoulders healthy. Here's the warm-up you need.<p>If you want healthy …

Workouts

10 Training Techniques To Shock Your Muscles and Transform Your Physique

With progressive gains to both strength and muscle size you will encounter plateaus along the way, in other words a period of stagnation where your …

Tip: The Right and Wrong Way to Cable Crunch

Wickedly effective ab exercise, if you're doing it correctly. You're probably not. Here's the definitive guide.<p>Hip Position. The hips need to be kept …

Workouts