Len Addinall

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[EXPLAINER] What exactly is bitcoin?

In 2010, financial history was made when someone bought a pizza. If you haven’t heard about this groundbreaking event, don’t worry, you're not the …

Bitcoin

Fact Checking President Trump’s Statements From His First Foreign Trip

President Donald Trump has reopened his Twitter spigot now that his foreign trip is over, so brace yourself. The intensifying investigations into …

Military Spending

A Complete Guide to Google Apps

Looking at some of the apps that Google offer, and some of the common themes that run across all the apps. Google About me Google Hangouts Google+ …

Apps

15 Inspiring Writing Podcasts to Subscribe to Right Now

Planning a few lazy afternoons over the holidays? Podcasts are the perfect way to sneak away from the festivities for a few quiet moments listening …

Writing

iPhone Dictation: You're Doing it Wrong!

Most professionals have missed the best time management tip of all time. No, it's not getting your inbox to zero! It's Dick -- Dick the Dictator. This is the magic microphone button right next to the space bar on your smartphone. Watch my fun video to learn how you can easily double the speed, …

Time Management

Middle East still rocking from first world war pacts made 100 years ago

The agreements that shaped the region may be forgotten in the west, but in the Middle East their significance still looms large<p>In an idle moment between cocktail parties in the Arab capital where they served, a British and French diplomat were chatting recently about their respective countries’ …

Middle East

At Last, A Device To Help Men Strengthen Their Penises

Men, get ready for a different kind of workout.<p>A new device will help you perform a variety of pelvic floor exercises -- a.k.a. Kegels -- that can boost sexual stamina and prevent leaks from your bladder, making it a nice idea for guys young and old. It's called the kGoal Boost and it kind of looks …

Sexual Health

Just how fast has transport become?

No matter how long your next flight is, even with delays, it will be nothing compared with what people living 100 years ago went through.<p>The below …

Human Geography

Neuroscientists explain why control freaks are ineffective leaders

Whether you're an IT manager locking down access and permissions to IT-business collaboration tools, or a micromanager who forces a process on her employees to get work done, you may be negatively affecting business productivity.<p>Historically, leaders have controlled employees rather than connecting …

Employment

The stranger-than-fiction story of how the Fed was created

According to opinion surveys, no institution save the Internal Revenue Service is held in lower regard than the<p>Federal Reserve. It's also a font of conspiracy theories stoked by radical libertarians, who insist the Fed is debauching the currency and will ultimately bankrupt the country.<p>The Fed's …

9 of the worst monarchs in history

Historian Sean Lang rounds up nine of the most disastrous monarchs in history…<p><i>Mary, Queen of Scots lacked political skill says Sean Lang. (The Print</i> …

World History

Why There's No World War I Memorial on the U.S. National Mall

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

National Parks

How America Bought and Sold Racism, and Why It Still Matters

By Lisa HixToday, very few white Americans openly celebrate the horrors of black enslavement—most refuse to recognize the brutal nature of the …

Black History

7 things you (probably) didn’t know about Elizabeth I

Tracy Borman reveals some lesser-known facts about the famous Virgin Queen, Elizabeth I... This article was first published in April 2015<p>Elizabeth I …

Nuremberg trial’s 70th anniversary: The prosecutors built an unimpeachable historical record of Nazi crimes.

The prosecution of high-ranking Nazi officials at Nuremberg, Germany, is arguably the most famous trial in history, recognizable by the name of the …

U.S. Supreme Court

Five Ways the JFK Assassination Changed the World

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of the United States of America, was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, 52 years ago. JFK's murder on November 22, 1963, might be the most significant, singular event that shaped modern history. Have you ever wondered how different our world would be if Lee …

JFK Assassination

It's Way Past Time for America to Face These Ugly Truths

On November 14, Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia announced the university will rename two buildings on campus named for two 19th century Georgetown University presidents: Thomas F. Mulledy, who in 1838 arranged the sale of 272 slaves from Jesuit owned Maryland plantations and used …

Visualizing The Greatest Economic Collapses In History

<b>The very first major economic collapse in recorded history occurred in 218-202 BC</b> when the Roman Empire experienced money troubles after the Second …

Stock Markets

Why we're still debating guns in 2016

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>CNN Opinion rounded up a selection of op-eds from both sides of the gun debate in America--one that continues to rage, with highly publicized shootings in Charleston, Chattanooga, Lafayette, Roanoke, the campus of Umpqua Community College in Oregon, and San Bernardino, California, where at</i> …

Guns

Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Photography, work, eating, dating and more on iOS

Our pick of best iPhone and iPad apps for iPhone and iPad for 2018, so you can make the most of your iOS device<p>The sheer number of apps for iOS can …

Apps

We should not rationalize the tragedy of San Bernardino but we will. Again

We will, once again, purposely mistake the how and why of the San Bernardino shootings – the 355th mass shooting of the year – because it suits us<p>There is a certain pattern to mass shootings in the United States at this point, and Wednesday’s shooting in San Bernardino is the 355th of 2015. That …

Guns

The Fall of Paris

• <b>Author:</b> Alistair Horne<p>The collapse of France in 1870 had an overwhelming impact – on Paris, on France and on the rest of the world. People everywhere saw Paris as the centre of Europe and the hub of culture, fashion and invention. Suddenly France, not least to the disbelief of her own citizens, was …

Calgary real estate market seeing drop in house sales, increase in inventory

There were 1,217 home sales in February, down 34 per cent compared to the same month last year<p>Calgary real estate is continuing on a trend the city …

Brazil’s economy implodes; Rousseff pops to the supermarket

Another week goes by and the outlook for Brazil’s economy gets gloomier still. The consensus on GDP is now for a 0.58 per cent contraction this year, …

Economics

Could Oil Prices Plummet A Second Time?

<i>By Nick Cunningham, a Washington DC-based writer on energy and environmental issues. You can follow him on twitter at @nickcunningham1. Originally</i> …

Oil

Absolute Return Letter: The End Of Cheap Oil & The End Game

Absolute Return letter for February 2015 titled, “The End Game.”<p>“Pessimism sells. For reasons I have never understood, people like to hear that the …