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Bitcoin flies past $2,300 and $2,400 for the first time as scaling agreement is reached

It seems as if nothing can stop bitcoin from going higher. The cryptocurrency is up by 7%, or $157, on Wednesday at $2,416 a coin. It has gained in 26 of the past 29 sessions and has more than doubled in value over that time.<p>Wednesday's gain comes after China was downgraded at Moody's and a bitcoin …

BofA, HSBC, Intel, others invest $107 million in blockchain startup R3

Financial and technology companies led by Bank of America Corp, SBI Holdings Inc, HSBC Holdings Plc, Intel Corp and Temasek Holdings have invested $107 million in R3 CEV, a startup which runs a big bank consortium seeking to develop blockchain technology, it said on Tuesday.<p>Over 40 institutions …

Bitcoin prices are soaring under Trump

Digital currency bitcoin is more popular than ever. Prices surged to a record high above $2,000 over the weekend and were trading above $2,100 on Monday.<p>Just in 2017, bitcoin prices have soared 125%.<p>And traders can probably thank President Trump for at least part of the big spike.<p>Last week, markets …

Cryptocurrency

O.J. Simpson to Receive Parole Hearing in July, Could Be Released

After nearly a decade behind bars, O.J. Simpson could be released from prison this year.<p>Simpson is set to face a parole hearing this July, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections. His actual hearing date won’t be set until mid-June.<p>The former NFL star has been serving 33 years in a Nevada …

Parole

How to lose weight after 40: 6 new habits to start now

After 40, our bodies don't bounce back from bad habits so quickly.<p>Very soon, I’ll stand up in front of the graduating class of my former high school and give the commencement speech. I’ll focus on the usual “work hard” and “follow your dream” themes, but, in reality, I just want to shout out to all …

Humankind may have originated in Europe not Africa

Analysis of 7.2 million year old remains in Europe and the areas surrounding the sites has led an international research team to suggest two key …

Anthropology

President Trump Gives Marijuana Stocks a Reason to Celebrate

A new federal budget brings near-term clarity to the cannabis industry.<p>With few exceptions, everything has seemingly gone right for the marijuana …

Retired NFL players speak out about marijuana and pain

They get real about their experiences with pain management, painkillers, and the NFL.<p>Nine former NFL players from the Denver Broncos Alumni Association met recently to tour a facility that’s helping bring them relief. <b><br>The Washington Post joined the players on their tour. The Post reports:</b><p>“Hey, …

3 Ways Exercise Supercharges Your Brain, Based On Science

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Bart Loews.</i><p><b>3 things that I’m aware of:</b><p><b>1. Neuromuscular training and muscle recruitment</b><p>Your …

Tip: Designer Drop Sets for Bigger Gains

Do drop sets that are targeted towards your muscle-fiber makeup. Here's how.<p>What's Your Twitch Type?<p>Strength coaches and exercise physiologists don't …

12 ways to be richer a year from now

There's no point agonizing over that - it's what happens to most people.<p>But you <i>can</i> do something about it.<p>Here are 12 ways to be richer a year from now.<p>You don't have to do them all, of course, but accomplishing just a few could make a big difference in your life a year from now.<p>Even more important, …

Personal Finance

20 exercises to bulletproof your joints and prevent injury

How Depression Could Be Severely Impacting Your Ability to Have Kids<p>How to Train Like a World Cup Soccer Player<p>The 10 Healthiest, Low-sodium Jerky …

Flu

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid Like The Plague

Quit trying to beat them at their own game.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with …

Ousted Over Sexual Misconduct Claims, and On to the Next Teaching Job

For many years, when teachers at private schools were forced out over claims of sexual misconduct, administrators let the accused quietly move on to teach elsewhere. The pattern was so common it earned its own grim moniker: “passing the trash.”<p>A report released this month by Choate Rosemary Hall, …

An ongoing brouhaha over what to call a section of Harlem is the latest battle in a war over neighborhood naming rights

An ongoing brouhaha over what to call a section of Harlem is the latest battle in a long-running war over neighborhood naming rights<p>A Harlem …

NYC public schools may be required to serve kosher, halal options

City public schools would have to serve halal and kosher meals to any student who requests them if a new bill becomes law, The Post has learned.<p>State …

Education

Poisonous lead paint is raining down from the 7 train

Poisonous lead-paint chips are raining down on several Queens neighborhoods from elevated subway tracks, threatening the health of passersby, …

Somi's New Album Is a Pan-African Love Letter to Harlem

The singer/songwriter's latest effort, 'Petite Afrique,' is a soulful celebration of her black and immigrant identities.<p>The first time I heard Somi's music, I was in the car with my mother. She was buzzing with excitement because she'd discovered the artist earlier that day when they played one of …

30 Free Things to do in New York City Right Now!

April 24, 2017<p>Wait, There are Free things to do in New York City?<p>I know it’s hard to believe that there are really <b>30 free things to do in New York</b> …

Want to Invest in the $6 Billion Marijuana Industry? Here Are 3 Stocks You Can Buy | Inc.com

bvThere's no question, legal marijuana is a growth industry, in every sense of the word. Legal cannabis sales reached $6.7 billion in 2016, and experts predict that number may triple now that California has voted to legalize recreational use. Bloomberg forecasts that the industry may reach $50 …

Cannabis

Tip: Grow Thicker Muscle Fibers

This natural compound improves insulin sensitivity, manages testosterone and estrogen, and makes muscle fibers grow.<p>Unlike most supplements, the lay …

Massive discovery in space stuns scientists

Scientists have just made a huge finding in space that could permanently change our search for alien life.<p>Scientists have discovered something big …

How common fats, a lazy lifestyle and diabetes are connected

A researcher is suggesting the types of cooking oils people consume may be sabotaging their efforts to stay healthy and avoid illnesses such as …

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5 foods to beat dark under-eye circles

Sick of seeing dark, deep circles staring back at you in the mirror every morning? You may be able to get rid of (or at least reduce) them naturally through the food you eat.<p>While I’m not promising an overnight fix (and some dark circles are due to genetics, allergies, dehydration or stress), …

Want Your Kids to Eat Healthy Food? Stop Calling It Healthy | Parents

Trayvon Martin's Father Says His Son Saved His Life: 'He’s My Hero and He’s Everything to Me'

It’s been five years since neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman fatally shot teenager Trayvon Martin in an incident that sparked a national …

Bad News: These "Healthy" Foods May Not Be Good For Your Heart

Eating healthy is never one size fits all. Our bodies are so different, all with various needs and quirks to attend to. So while a seemingly healthy …