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ROUBINI: 'The Mother Of All Bubbles And Biggest Bubble in Human History Comes Down Crashing'

The cryptocurrency markets were awash in a sea of red during early trading Friday — and one economist says we are in the middle of a major crypto crash.<p>Nouriel Roubini, the chairman of Roubini Macro Associates, on Twitter described bitcoin as "The Mother Of All Bubbles." His tweet shows bitcoin's …

Cryptocurrency

Just like India, America has its own caste system

In the US, inequality tends to be framed as an issue of either class, race, or both. Consider, for example, criticism that Republicans’ new tax plan is a weapon of “class warfare,” or accusations that the recent US government shutdown was racist.<p>As an India-born novelist and scholar who teaches in …

Civil Rights

11 things successful people do in the first 3 months at a new job

You landed the job. Congrats!<p>Now it's time to make your boss love you by becoming a star employee. Start with these 11 things successful people do to make the most of the first three months in a new position.

Success

How you can detect hackers in your encrypted traffic

More than half of web traffic is now encrypted, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). That’s a big win for businesses and all of us, since it guards against eavesdropping and tampering with content as it moves from device to server and back again.<p>The move from http to https has …

Visiting Portland - Japanese Garden, Forest Park, Eclipse 2017 - Snubs Report

Kevin Durant yells at imaginary critics in post-practice workout

Warriors star seems stressed about scrutiny on his team after opening-night blowout loss.<p>One of the big questions going into this season with the …

Tony Robbins breaks down the 10-minute exercise he does every morning to have more energy

If you want to start your day the same way Tony Robbins does, you only need to set aside 10 minutes.<p>Robbins has spent the last three decades as the world's foremost performance coach, taking on clients like billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones, tennis champion Serena Williams, and former president …

Tony Robbins

10 reasons to visit Osaka -- from food to shopping

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ask most people where they want to go in Japan , and they'll likely reply without a moment's hesitation -- "Tokyo, duh."<p>Romantic Kyoto may come a close second, or tropical Okinawa, but the Japan bucket list rarely includes rough-and-tumble Osaka. It's Japan's third-most-populated city, yet …

Japan

In Chinese politics, it pays to be a boring speaker

Oratory plays a central role in Western politics. A young Justin Trudeau’s moving eulogy for his father catapulted him to national prominence. Nicolas Sarkozy’s muscular flamboyance charmed France—until it didn’t. Without his rhetorical flair, Hitler would likely have been just an exceptionally …

The uncertain future of democracy

The West’s grandest challenge could be preserving the post-war stability that has existed for more than half a century.<p>Joshua Wong was 17 when he was first arrested for his political views. But by then he had been taking part in pro-democracy protests for more than three years. In 2011, aged 14, he …

Quit Wasting Time on Phone Games and Write Chiptunes Instead

Don't get bored. Get creative.<p>For about as long as I've had a smartphone, I've used it to waste time playing games. Good games like <i>Threes</i> and <i>Space Grunts</i> and <i>Alto's Adventure</i>, but bite-sized time wasters nonetheless. It wasn't until recently that, somehow, I decided to use those fleeting minutes to …

10 Tips On How to Use Wireshark to Analyze Packets in Your Network

In any packet-switched network, packets represent units of data that are transmitted between computers. It is the responsibility of network engineers …

8-bit classics: the best video game versions of classical music

The world of 8-bit video games music collides with the classical masters - here are 6 supremely geeky versions of your favourite masterpieces, all …

Flute

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

Gmail