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The 5 basic types of logo and how to use them

Not sure where to start with your logo design? Maybe you should begin by deciding what style of logo it’s going to be.<p>Logo styles can be divided into …

Author Finds A Counter-Narrative Of Equality In Adam And Eve Story : NPR One

NPR

Ultrafast laser pulses shine way toward "lightwave electronics"

Hold onto your hats, because computers could get 100,000 times faster if research led by the University of Michigan pans out. Using extremely short, …

Quantum Mechanics

NASA plans to make a telescope out of the Sun

As NASA astronomers peer further and further into space, they require ever larger and more powerful telescopes to do so. That's why one team of researchers from the Jet Propulsion Lab have proposed using the biggest object in our solar system, the Sun, as a cosmic magnifying glass.<p>According to …

Mathematics for Human Flourishing

<i>Why does the practice of mathematics often fall short of our ideals and hopes? How can the deeply human themes that drive us to do mathematics be</i> …

Mathematics

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Perfect Routine to Uplift Your Mornings and Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

Gene therapy - About

Overview<p>Gene therapy involves altering the genes inside your body's cells in an effort to treat or stop disease.<p>Genes contain your DNA — the code …

US police agencies with their own DNA databases stir debate

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of police departments around the U.S. are amassing their own DNA databases to track criminals, a move critics say is a way around regulations governing state and national databases that restrict who can provide genetic samples and how long that information is held.<p>The …

Regulation

Closed Afghan-Pakistani Border Is Becoming ‘Humanitarian Crisis’

KABUL, Afghanistan — Pakistan has kept its border crossings with Afghanistan sealed for more than two weeks, with thousands of Afghan visitors stranded in Pakistan and traders unable to move their vegetables and fruit across.<p>After a suicide bombing at a shrine in Pakistan’s Sindh Province on Feb. …

Pakistan

7 Major Experiments That Still Haven’t Found What They’re Looking For - Facts So Romantic

Being an experimental scientist can sometimes seem like a thankless task. You may be used to reading headlines about experiments that end up making …

Dark Matter

An MIT professor explains why we are still a long ways off from solving one of the biggest problems with self-driving cars

The Trolley problem goes like this: a runaway trolley is barreling toward five people on a track who cannot move. But you have the option to pull a lever and send it to a side track where you see one person standing. What would you do?<p>But as Rahwan puts it, the Trolley problem gets thornier when …

Autonomous Cars

Bitcoin’s Capacity Increase from Segregated Witness Could Kick in Fast

Shutterstock photo<p>Segregated Witness (SegWit) is a proposed soft-forking change to the Bitcoin protocol that, among other things, increases capacity …

Bitcoin

R3 Appears to Admit Defeat, Stops Blockchain Development

<b>R3CEV, the largest blockchain consortium of banks and technology firms includng multi-billion dollar institutions such as Barclays, Credit Suisse,</b> …

Who Broke the SHA1 Algorithm (And What Does It Mean for Bitcoin)?

The cryptography world has been buzzing with the news that researchers at Google and CWI Amsterdam have succeeded in successfully generating a 'hash …

Cryptography

Bitcoin's Transaction Backlogs Are Now Becoming Common

Advertisement<p>For the first time ever, bitcoin has been running above capacity for more than a week as transaction backlogs are now becoming a common …

Bitcoin

How Votem Intends to Democratize Democracy Through Blockchain Technology

Advertisement<p>Electronic voting is by no means new. In one way or another, non-paper-ballot voting has been going on for decades. It should surprise …

Blockchain

Can The Blockchain Scale?

<i>Bitcoin’s capacity is currently seven transactions per second. If cryptocurrency is going to be widely adopted, it needs a different …

Bitcoin

Questions that I was asked during a Blockchain Presentation

Bitcoin and Blockchain are my new favorite topics. A colleague and I volunteered to give a presentation on Blockchain to our team of almost 40. We …

Blockchain

Reusable Payment Codes Just Got More Useful

Featured<p><b>Reusable payment codes, which can be used in place of bitcoin addresses to give transactions more privacy, just got more useful. Now there is</b> …

UK Government Grants Permission to Issue Blockchain-Based Currency

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), a regulatory body of the UK government, granted local London-based Blockchain startup Tramonex a Small …

Bletchley – The Cryptlet Fabric & Evolution of blockchain Smart Contracts

Anatomy of a Smart Contract<p>The concept of a Smart Contract has been around for awhile and is largely attributed to Nick Szabo’s work in the late …

What Role Does Government Play in Blockchain Technology's Future?

Advertisement<p>As blockchain technology becomes more widely used, some researchers are recognizing that cooperation and collaboration among all …

Blockchain

Bitcoin Or Bust: Taking British Banking Out Of Exchanges

Despite the UK government’s pro-blockchain stance, commercial banks have put a dozen or more bitcoin exchanges out of business by denying or withdrawing facilities. Without a fundamental change in approach, the banking sector will hamstring progress in this ‘bleeding-edge’ sector of fintech, …

Bitcoin

21 Companies Leveraging Blockchain for Identity Management and Authentication

Among the variety of non-financial use cases, blockchain technology can be applied to identity applications in areas such as digital identities, …

3 Powerful Tips to Help You Read 100 Books This Year | Inc.com

What's the secret to thinking like a CEO? According to Jessica Mah, co-founder of InDinero, it's simple -- just read 100 books a year. She's not the only one insisting that, if you want to be super successful, you need to read more. Business greats like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have said much …

Books

The 15 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll be ready to take your career into your own …

University of Michigan

Millennials as Digital Natives: Myths & Realities

<b>Summary:</b> Millennials have high expectations about user interfaces and are confident in their skills, but they’re error prone and their tendency to …

Demographics

Things You Should Know About Photography Competitions From A Judge's Perspective

Photography contests aren't for everyone, that's a given. And rightfully so–not everyone wants to parade their work around in front of a bunch a …

The Art of Error: 12 Cool and Creative 404 Pages

Making your 404 page fun is only half the battle — there’s still a lot of practical factors to keep in mind. In closing, let’s review some general tips to remember when covering your mistakes:<p><b>Link to Popular Posts —</b> Take advantage of the fact that your user may not know where to go next. Recommend …