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The 29 cryptocurrencies with a market cap of more than $1 billion

Cryptocurrencies have exploded in the wake of bitcoin's surge in price and resulting boom in popularity.<p>There are now 29 cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, that have a market cap above $1 billion, according to CoinMarketCap.com.<p>Business Insider has rounded up all of those digital coins into a …

The top 10 companies now hold 67% of worldwide IC industry capacity, up from 54% in 2009.

As of December 2013, Samsung had the most installed wafer capacity with nearly 1.9 million 200mm-equivalent wafers per month. That represented 12.6 …

What We Can Infer About Apple's Car Plans From The One Car They Bought

Rumors of Apple venturing into the automotive space have been swirling for quite a while, and that swirl really swirled the swirl when Apple-watchers …

Here's the hidden strategy behind Saudi Arabia's oil plan

Or, alternatively, are they targeting specific global competitors and specific national markets?<p>Did they start with a particular strategy in November 2014 when Saudi Petroleum and Mineral Resources Minister Ali al-Naimi announced the new market share policy at the OPEC meeting in Vienna and are …

Use This Secret Code to Help You Improve Your iPhone Signal

Who knew.<p>A secret iPhone hack has emerged that makes seeking out solid signal easier by showing you how good your connection is in a number rather than an antiquated bar chart system. It's surprisingly simple; you just need to enter a secret code to pull up your iPhone's Field Mode tool.<p>The code …

Astonishing, rare images of the Vietnam War from the winning side

Another Vietnam<p>Unseen images of the war from the winning side<p>1972<p><b>UPDATE, Feb. 10, 2016, 9:30 a.m.:</b> <i>Based on serial numbers visible on the tail fins,</i> …

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Bilingual Toddlers Demonstrate Greater Cognitive Flexibility, Study Finds

Switching between languages enhances your mental control.<p>Speaking more than one language at home doesn't just expose young children to two sets of …

It Took 125 Years To Notice THIS In A Painting Millions Have Seen

We've all seen this classic piece of artwork, <i>Starry Night</i>, painted by Vincent Van Gogh.<p>WikiArt<p>What many don't know is that Van Gogh painted <i>Starry</i> …

Lifespan of mice extended by as much as 35 percent; no adverse effects found

Researchers have shown that senescent cells -- cells that no longer divide and accumulate with age -- negatively impact health and shorten lifespan …

How LSD became a brain hemorrhage patient's lifesaver

In GQ, Eric Perry writes about how a brain hemorrhage left him "depressed, stuck in a rut, and strangely fearful of death." Then he learned of new …

I Tried to Trip Using Only My Breath

Breathwork was born out of LSD research in the 1960s, and suggests that by hyperventilating, you can experience the same feeling as an acid trip.<p>Breathwork is a type of industrial-strength meditation, believed to replicate the effects of LSD. By hyperventilating for long periods of time you get to …

What You Need to Know About Buying Running Shoes

<b>A running shoe can be broken down into a few component parts</b>. There are more and more bells and whistles appearing on shoes these days, but the basic …

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Ten Tips on How to Become Filthy Rich

I've been rich and I've been poor, and rich is better." - Mae West<p>If you can bang off all of these items you are ready to be not just financially …