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What Do You Say to a Roanoke Truther?

Trolls told Chris Hurst his grief over losing his girlfriend in the murders was a lie. But I’ve known him for years. Maybe, I thought, I could get …

A self-made millionaire says a seemingly innocuous daily habit could be keeping you from getting rich

In "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," author and self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker identifies a seemingly harmless daily habit average people engage in that the rich refuse to: <b>complaining.</b><p>"Complaining is the absolute worst possible thing you could do for your health or your wealth," Eker …

Self-improvement

5 reasons Finland's schools are better than America's

Finland is an innovative country when it comes to education, and its innovation yields results. It's consistently one of the highest performing developed countries on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), an important tool for measuring education systems worldwide.<p>While Finland's …

OECD

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Personal Finance
Cellular Networks

The PS4/Xbox One Console War Has Taken A Decidedly Stupid Turn

The first real video game console war was detailed expertly in one of my favorite non-fiction books, aptly titled “Console Wars” by Blake J. Harris. It’s a story of drama, suspense, and even intrigue, and shows how Nintendo eventually bested SEGA to knock the rival company out of the console game. …

Tomb Raider

15 Paintings by Rob Gonsalves That Will Make You Look Twice

Home » Artwork, News, Popular, Top News » 15 Paintings by Rob Gonsalves That Will Make...<p>Rob Gonsalves, “The Sun Sets Sail” (detail)<p>The paintings of …

Art

Millennials who are financially thriving have one characteristic in common

Millions of America's young people are really struggling financially. Around 30 percent are living with their parents, and many others are coping with stagnant wages, underemployment, and sky-high rent.<p>And then there are those who are doing just great—owning a house, buying a car, and consistently …

Personal Finance

How to Make a Great First Impression

Six strategies for making a better first impression:<p><b>1. Stop acting and be your best self:</b><p>"Be yourself" is the best all-time phrase in personal development. However, you can plus that by being your best self. During your next networking or social situation, just show up with the intention of being …

Airbnb was rejected by seven investors who could have had 10 percent of the company for $150,000 in 2008

The story of Airbnb, the home-rental service now valued at a whopping $25.5 billion, provides yet another example of why that trait is so important.<p>In 2008, the year Airbnb was founded, the company was looking to raise $150,000 at a $1.5 million valuation. The company approached seven prominent …

Venture Capital

The dark side of Google's focus on massive world-changing projects

Instead of improving something by 10%, the company strives to work on projects that are 10 <i>times</i> better than anything else out there.<p>"A big part of my job is to get people focused on things that are not just incremental," CEO Larry Page told Wired in 2013.<p>Getting to chase big ideas instead of simply …

Google Street View

How Christians Get Interfaith Marriage Wrong

While Christianity is American’s most popular religion (70% of people in the U.S. identify as such), pastors and scholars all let out a collective …

Faith

Music industry begins global Friday release of new albums

For the first time most new albums will be released in all formats on Fridays everywhere in the world, ending regional divergences that industry players found increasingly anachronistic in the age of instant digital music.<p>The IFPI, the industry's global body, is championing "New Music Fridays" both …

Music Industry

Google released their AI dream code and turned the internet into an acid trip

In return, they discovered their algorithms can turn almost anything into trippy images of knights with dog heads and pig-snails.<p>Now computer programmers across the internet are getting in on the "inceptionism" fun, after Google let their AI code run free on the internet. The open-source AI …

Mad Max

Mark Cuban says DeAndre Jordan 'never responded ... not once'

DALLAS -- Mark Cuban started to address the Dallas Mavericks' dire situation Thursday after DeAndre Jordan's stunning decision to renege on his …

A former Microsoft engineer says the company's crazy holographic headset felt so real it actually scared him during a test

It seems so realistic, in fact, that one former Microsoft engineer almost believed that the virtual objects the HoloLens projected on to the scene were actually there in the room with him.<p>Michael Hoffman left Microsoft in June after working at the company for about a year as a principal engineering …

Augmented Reality

This Is What Happens When You Become a Meme

It turns out becoming a meme without your consent can suck really, really hard.<p>Image via Flickr user Filip Pticek.<p>Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins coined the term "meme" in 1976, in his book <i>The Selfish Gene</i>, which examines the "biology of selfishness and altruism" from a scientific …

Viral

Why do women outlive men? Science zeroes in on answer

Women tend to live longer than men. But it wasn't always that way, a new study says.<p>Adults born in the late 19th century were the first to see men dying at much higher rates than women. So the gender difference in life expectancy is fairly recent, and probably isn’t based on anatomy alone, …

Cardiovascular System

PewDiePie: "Money Doesn't Make You Happy"

Felix 'PewDiePie' Kjellberg has responded to negative comments resulting from recent reports claiming he earned $7.5 million in 2014.<p>A new six-minute video posted on YouTube, he recounts his rise to prominence--which starts with dropping out of university to work at a hot dog stand--before …

Ousted Reddit employee Victoria Taylor breaks silence to thank her supporters

Former Reddit director Victoria Taylor took to the platform on Wednesday afternoon to thank her supporters for their actions over the weekend, saying that their voices “matter.”<p>As Reddit’s director of communications and talent for the past two years, Taylor established the Ask Me Anything (AMA) …

Internet