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How To Have A Positive Cash Flow Income Property

Positive cash-flow is the number one most important thing when owning a rental property. Investors should make positive cash flow their priority when …

Inside Britain's sex robot brothels – and ‘it IS legal’

The flesh market is set to undergo dramatic changes, experts have said.<p>Daily Star Online can lift the lid on the new era of brothels, similar to …

DARPA's LightningStrike Hybrid-Electric Plane Could Be a Stroke of Genius

Introducing LightningStrike. Image source: Aurora Flight Sciences.<p>DARPA, America's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, houses the "mad scientists" branch of the Pentagon and has been responsible for developments as diverse as the Internet and GPS to drones and the first stealth fighter. …

Aviation

Oil prices slide after Saudi Arabia's production freeze

Rather than signalling the end of low prices, the agreement among Saudi Arabia, Russia, Qatar, and Venezuela to freeze oil production at January levels has ushered in a new era of sub-$30 oil.<p>Production from Russia, Qatar, and Venezuela wasn't expected to rise, so the agreement didn't change …

Oil

How an IRS agent discovered the identity of the Silk Road kingpin using Google searches

At least that's the lesson from a young IRS agent, Gary L. Alford, who first uncovered the identity of Silk Road boss Ross Ulbricht using Google searches.<p>By the middle of 2013, Ulbricht had built Silk Road into a "dark web" marketplace that facilitated the sale of enormous amounts of contraband, …

Alibaba lobbies U.S. to leave it off piracy blacklist

BEIJING — Faced with increasing complaints about the sale of counterfeits on its websites, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is lobbying the U.S. government …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System

Prepare for the Two Hottest Years on Record, Report Says

This year and next will likely be the hottest on record, new research suggests, the latest sign that a so-called hiatus in global warming has …

Meet the tiny device that wants to anonymize your smartphone’s public Wi-Fi traffic

There are plenty of free public Wi-Fi hotspots around, but the problem with the free Internet you get in restaurants, coffee shops, airports and …

Wi-Fi

Ashley Madison's terms and conditions told users it ran fake accounts

The terms of service of hacked extramarital dating service Ashley Madison allow the company to run fake accounts, protecting it from at least some user lawsuits in the wake of its massive data breach in August.<p>The company had previously denied allegations of a “fembot army”, but according to …

Ashley Madison

5 Steps to Take Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

While some people manage to maintain a 9-to-5 job and work on their personal business projects on the side, at a certain point you’ll need to make …

Amazon, Facebook and Google have the same secret

Our modern tech monopolies made billions and transformed the economy in different ways, but this was the base<p>Did Bill Gates intend, when he set out, to exploit the extraordinary economies of scale in software—which, unlike perhaps any other type of business, occur on both the supply and demand …