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How to Make 6 Figures in 6 Months – Peter Voogd

Peter Voogd is CEO of GameChangersMovment.com and is the leading authority on Gen y leadership. He’s trained close to 5,000 young entrepreneurs. His …

The 13 Smartphone Apps You Need Right Now

0<p>SHARES<p>Your smartphone is only as good as the apps on it. With over a million now available, upgrading is getting complicated. Some programettes are …

Bloody Mary Secrets That Will Change Your Life

We humans have shockingly malleable tastes. Studies have shown that we are more likely to prefer something if we think it’s expensive (even if it …

Showdown looms as California eyes pesticides

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With organic food growers reporting double-digit growth in U.S. sales each year, producers are challenging a proposed California …

5 Ways To Pick Up Free Money For Retirement

I was fascinated to read a recent piece about Boeing employees. For reasons known only to them, tens of thousands of the aircraft maker’s workers opted out of a free job benefit worth $98 million.<p>Not $98 million in sick days or cafeteria danishes but $98 million in cash, real money that they …

Bad Things

Can you solve the Word Ladder in today's mentalfloss.com <b>Brain Game</b> <i>Wednesday Wordplay</i> challenge in six steps or fewer? Prove it!<p>By changing one letter …

iPad Air declared best tablet at MWC - appPicker

Apple didn’t turn up at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, much like in previous years. That, however, didn’t stop the company from winning the …

Apple, revenge porn, and Wonder Woman: 90 Seconds on The Verge

Singapore Online Grocer RedMart Raises $5.4M From Investors Including Facebook Co-founder

RedMart, an online grocery service based in Singapore, announced today that it has closed a $5.4 million bridge round led by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin; Property Guru founders Steve Melhuish and Jani Rautiainen; Meng Weng Wong, the co-founder of incubator JFDI; Wee Teng Wen, founder of The …

An ode to a crowded planet and the sharing economy in 2013

Three years ago the world reached a societal turning point: more than half of the planet’s population were living in cities. That shift will continue …

Good News: You're Not As Revolting As You Thought

You know how your white shirts look sadly dingey after just a few wears and washes? Your nice white towels are suddenly more of a cream? Comforting news! You’re not as greasy and sweaty as you think. Both the problem and the solution are contained in one weird, fun-to-say word: bluing.<p>If you’ve …

Cleaning

Chinese Supercomputer Retains Title Of World's Fastest

A "Made in China" supercomputer that can perform 33.9 petaflops, or 33 quadrillion calculations per second, retains its top spot in the list of the world's 500 most powerful machines.<p>Tianhe-2, or Milky Way-2, is still No. 1, where it debuted in the list issued in June. In fact, the top 5 slots are …

This 23-year-old’s open-source project, a server running on Raspberry Pi, gives the middle finger to Google

For most of us, Google shutting down Reader was annoying. For Jacob Cook, it was a call to arms.<p>He’s now building an operating system that anyone can use to replace all of the services that Google provides — or any other cloud company, for that matter. Email, chat, file sharing, web hosting: With …

Manufacturing leads recovery in global economy

Manufacturers around the world enjoyed a pick-up in activity last month, bolstering hopes the global economy is gathering steam.<p>A raft of surveys suggested production and demand rose in Asia, the United States and among Britain's manufacturers in October, but economists were quick to warn a variety …

10 Marvelous Facts About The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

If you’re a passionate reader, you’re always on the hunt for the next book that will totally engross you. We’ve pinpointed some that are worth the …

Literature

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404 Error<p>Sorry! That page doesn’t seem to exist.<p>The page you are trying to view may have been removed, changed or is temporarily unavailable, but …

Mercola Peak Fitness Videos Articles - Mercola.com

July 27, 2018 | 71,804 Views<p>Millions send their kids to learn self-defense against attackers, so why not do the same for your heart - especially when …

Muscle Science: The Role Of The Mitochondria In Fat Loss And Muscle-Building – Fitness Volt

Grow Muscle, End Disease, Live Longer<p>You want me to train my what now? If having hybrid super muscles with the ability to create more energy which …

Cell Biology

The President's Devotional: What Obama 'Did In Secret' In Newtown (EXCERPT)

<i>Excerpted from THE PRESIDENT’S DEVOTIONAL: The Daily Readings That Inspired President Obama, by Joshua DuBois by arrangement with HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins. Copyright © Joshua DuBois 2013.</i><p><b>By Joshua Dubois</b><p>The White House is not supposed to be a place for brokenness. Sheer, shattered, …

Redact Secure Messenger app can wipe sent messages from receiver's phone

A British company which has devised an encryption system for messaging is trying to get the UK government's GCHQ to give its first-ever approval to an off-the-shelf smartphone app.<p>And in a bid to demonstrate its security, it is offering a £10,000 reward to any hackers that can crack it.<p>Called …

Real money starts to pour into math-based currencies like bitcoin

Chris Dixon, a partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, posted this brief observation on Tumblr the other day:<p><b>Three eras of currency</b><br>Commodity based, e.g. Gold<br>Politically based, e.g. Dollar<br>Math based, e.g. Bitcoin<p>Now Dixon’s firm and several other well known investors are putting …

The Bitcoin Boom

On March 16th, the Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, who’d been in office for about a month, announced a strategy to solve the country’s banking crisis. This plan, which would be funded in part by confiscating money directly from every single bank account in Cyprus—even the very smallest—met …

Bitcoin May Be the Global Economy's Last Safe Haven

One of the oddest bits of news to emerge from the economic collapse of Cyprus is a corresponding rise in the value of Bitcoin, the Internet’s …

Now is the time to gamble on bitcoin

If you’ve got money you can afford to lose and a penchant for gambling, there’s no better time than now to plow that cash into bitcoin, the alternative currency that plunged in value over the past two days after hitting astronomical highs.<p>Let me be clear: I am not saying that, in the long run, …

Cryptocurrency

I moved all my Second Life Linden dollars into bitcoin

With all the chatter lately about bitcoin’s surge in value, I figured it was time to try it out for myself. But rather than setting up a “mining” operation to create new bitcoins or investing US dollars, I realized I could transfer some money from one virtual currency into another.<p>As an early user …

Bitcoin

Six reasons why Chinese people will drive the next bull market in bitcoin

Whatever the case against bitcoin as an alternative currency, there’s one country where people probably won’t need much persuading to join the craze. Here’s why China could drive a further bit-boom:<p><b>1. They’ve already done the whole virtual currency thing—with Q Coin.</b><p>Or at least 100 million of them …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Explained

How the “Navy SEALs” of trading are taking on Wall Street’s predatory robots

<i>Editors’ note: This article was originally published on October 25, 2013. It explains how IEX—the firm profiled in</i> Flash Boys<i>, Michael Lewis’s book about high-frequency trading published today—works to neutralize the advantages high-frequency traders enjoy in the markets.</i><p>A plague of predators are …