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Elon Musk's ultra-high-speed hyperloop will cost just $1 to ride

Elon Musk is sick of Los Angeles traffic.<p>The Boring Company, Tesla and SpaceX CEO said he was late to his own tunnel company's information session at …

Elon Musk

Facebook is reportedly considering its own cryptocurrency

Facebook is reportedly looking into creating its own cryptocurrency. According to <i>Cheddar</i>, it would be a way for the social network's billions of users to make electronic payments on the platform, as well as outside it. There are no real details about the project; all we know is that a source who …

Cryptocurrency

Brands Are Creating Virtual Influencers, Which Could Make the Kardashians a Thing of the Past

We all know that spokespeople and endorsers can be erratic. Wild antics can generate negative PR and damage brands. What if you could eliminate the …

Public Relations

Your Guide to Investing in Gene Editing

Everything you need to know about investing in one of the hottest technologies of our time -- gene editing.<p>Fortunes can be made by investing early in …

Genetics

Wall Street is moving into the bitcoin market. So why aren’t prices rising?

Wall Street is working its way into the world of bitcoin, with several notable firms announcing this month that they are getting ready to participate in the market. You might think mainstream support for the highly speculative digital asset would give bitcoin and its crypto cousins a boost, as it …

Cryptocurrency

VC firm SparkLabs launches a security token to let anyone invest in its accelerator programs

Ardent crypto enthusiasts believe ICOs and cryptocurrencies will replace venture capital, but what if VC investors absorb crypto into their existing operations?<p>That’s the thesis that SparkLabs, a U.S.-Korean firm that runs multiple global funds and early-stage accelerator programs, is putting to …

Cryptocurrency

This Young Founder Built a Multimillion Dollar Business by Rejecting the Silicon Valley Ethos and Being True to Herself

Laura Behrens Wu came to the U.S. as an outsider, and admits she's still trying to find her way.<p>When it comes to entrepreneurship, few things are certain, but one thing you can always count on is that you’re going to hear the word no. This is a lesson that Shippo CEO and co-founder Laura Behrens Wu …

Entrepreneurship

Biggest Test Yet Shows Einstein Was Wrong About 'Spooky Action at a Distance'

A groundbreaking quantum experiment recently confirmed the reality of "spooky action-at-a-distance" — the bizarre phenomenon that Einstein hated — in …

Quantum Physics

GameStop CEO quits after three months on the job

Michael K. Mauler leaves GameStop for personal reasons, company says<p>GameStop today announced the resignation of chief executive officer Michael K. Mauler, who left the company “for personal reasons, effective immediately.” Mauler was CEO of GameStop for a surprisingly brief stint; he was appointed …

Wall Street

The Egyptian boat buried for 5,000 years

Found in a pit next to the Great Pyramid at Giza, the ancient vessel was buried to transport Pharaoh Khufu’s spirit to the heavens.<p><i>BBC's Travel Show</i> <i>brings you the latest insider travel news, a wealth of destinations, amazing experiences and features and practical hints, tips and advice for your</i> …

Archaeology

A Harvard Doctor Has Made A Definitive List of The Best Workouts. Full Stop.

Dr I-Min Lee has made it simple for you<p>There’s a lot of information out there about exercise - be it how to lose weight, what’s best for anxiety or how to get a rock hard bum. Thankfully, a super clever person from one of the best Universities in the world has broken it down for us in the simplest …

Exercise

Before He Was A Pop Star, British Singer James Blunt Helped Avert War Between The US And Russia

Chances are it’s been quite some time since you thought about British pop singer James Blunt. That’s totally fair. It’s been 14 years since he dropped his multi-platinum smash debut album <i>Back To Bedlam</i>, that featured the ubiquitous singles “You’re Beautiful” and “Goodbye My Lover” and though he’s …

Celebrity Gossip

Some feel Becky Hammon is unqualified to be an NBA head coach, but their argument has a big hole

Becky Hammon is already the first full-time female assistant coach in the NBA, and she is scheduled to become the first woman to interview for a head coaching job when she meets with the Milwaukee Bucks about their vacancy later this week.<p>The Spurs turned heads before the 2014-15 season when they …

Basketball

3 Tactics This Wharton Professor Used To Become A Bestselling Business Author

Wharton Professor Stew Friedman has published two bestselling books (<i>Total Leadership</i> and <i>Leading the Life You Want)</i> from Harvard Business Press; consults with Fortune 100 powerhouses like Target, Cisco, and UnitedHealth Group; and for decades has been, and continues to be, an award-winning teacher …

Writing

Pakistan Interior Minister, Champion of Minorities, Is Shot

KARACHI, Pakistan — Pakistan’s interior minister narrowly escaped an apparent assassination attempt Sunday evening when a gunman slipped into a small crowd of supporters and colleagues surrounding the minister, firing a shot that pierced his right shoulder.<p>The attacker was quickly apprehended and …

Pakistan

'The Mountain' Hafthor Bjornsson Crowned 2018 World's Strongest Man

Icelandic powerlifter Hafthor Bjornsson was crowned 2018 World's Strongest Man on Sunday after winning three of the final weekend's six events in Manila, Philippines.<p>Bjornsson, famous for his role as Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane on <i>Game of Thrones</i>, finished second in the 20-ton truck pull before …

Motorsport

Meet the Clear Cut, a couple who's selling thousands of dollars worth of diamonds through their Instagram DMs

The next terrain for jewelry sellers isn't the airy showrooms of luxury department stores — it's Instagram. This is the belief of Olivia Landau, a fourth generation jeweler and gemologist who comes from a long line of diamond cutters and dealers.<p>"Selling diamonds is in my blood," the 27-year-old …

Logging

Privacy Is Dead. Here's What Comes Next

Short of living in a remote hut while forsaking cellphones, the internet and credit cards, there is no longer any way that you, as an individual, can prevent marketers, governments or malicious actors from gathering and using comprehensive, personally identifying information about you.<p>There are …

Privacy

Using behavioral science to build an exercise habit

<b>(Dirima via Shutterstock)</b><p>A new scientific research project to help you get active — and keep you motivated<p>Katherine L. Milkman • Angela Duckworth<p>May 5, 2018 11:29pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Spring has finally sprung, which means bathing suit season is just …

Behavioral Sciences

Inside the Current, a Thriving Arts Community in the Bahamas

Baha Mar, the sprawling development that debuted in Nassau, Bahamas, last year, has brought a new level of luxury to the Caribbean. There are hotels, …

Art

Apple Watch Credited With Saving a Man's Life

Apple Watch is being credited for saving a New York man’s life.<p>While he was working at his family’s bowling alley business Bowlerland last month, …

Apple Watch

3 Black Teenage Scientists Had A Breakthrough, Then Came The Trolls

Mikayla Sharrieff, India Skinner and Bria Snell should only be proud this week.<p>The 17-year-olds, all juniors at Benjamin Banneker High School in Washington, D.C., created a simple way using copper shards, drinking straws and filter floss — simple, though I am not smart enough to understand it — to …

High School

People are baffled by the costumes in the new 'Robin Hood' trailer

To be fair there's still a lot we don't know about medieval England. Maybe they had a Superdry.<p>The first trailer for a new <i>Robin Hood</i> film starring …

Robin Hood

Criminals used a swarm of drones to surveil and disrupt an FBI hostage operation

Criminals are increasingly using drones in illegal activity and to spy on authority<p>Criminals are increasingly using drones in illegal activity and as a way to counter surveil and disrupt the FBI and other law enforcement agents, according to a report by <i>Defense One</i><i>.</i><p>The publication cites one instance …

Surveillance

Feeling litt? The five hotspots driving English forward

An analysis of nearly one billion Tweets maps the emergence of new words across the USA in unprecedented detail.<p>Feeling <i>scute</i> with your <i>on fleek</i> eyebrows or with your new <i>balayage</i>? Or are you <i>rekt</i> and <i>baeless</i>?<p>The English language is forever in flux, as new words are born and old ones die. But where do …

Language

The DeanBeat: Big money and the super-rich have descended on esports

The 4,000 or so investors and VIPs who attended the Milken Global Conference this week heard sessions about luxury brands, avoiding war in North Korea, investing in China, cryptocurrency and blockchain, tax cuts, cannabis, and the global entertainment business opportunities. But the super-rich also …

Overwatch League

Live Nation to roll out facial recognition at events, and we're not cheering

One day after the President of the United States proclaimed the new holiday of state "Loyalty Day," a conglomerate has made an announcement about its …

Surveillance

Why did Jason Calacanis sell all his Facebook stock?

Calling CEO Mark Zuckerberg “completely immoral,” the provocative investor has no regrets and says “no founder should ever sell a company to him.”<p>Entrepreneur-turned-angel-investor Jason Calacanis doesn’t mince words, and this week’s <b>Too Embarrassed to Ask</b> podcast is no exception: Asked by one of …

Facebook

Elon Musk Scrapped an 'Ironically Foolish' Idea to Save Tesla More Than 16 Hours of Production

Tesla Model 3 battery pack production decreased from 17 hours to 17 minutes after this one key change, according to the company's Q1 earnings call.<p>Tesla hasn’t met its 2018 New Year’s resolutions. The electric car company is behind schedule on its Model 3 production, its Autopilot mode has come …

Tesla

Nobody knows how far off useful quantum computers are: Here's why

When will the world see a useful quantum computer system? That’s arguably the most interesting question in technology. A rash of recent breakthroughs has many experts convinced the quantum computer is imminent, while others remain skeptical they’ll ever arrive.<p>The truth is, nobody knows because …

Quantum Computing