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China’s Crypto Crackdown Sends Miners Scurrying to Chilly Canada

China’s clampdown on its crypto industry is sending miners scurrying for a new home. They’re finding one in Canada, lured by its cold climate, lots …

Cryptocurrency

How Harriet Tubman Worked

She stood just 5 feet (1.5 meters) tall; never learned to read or write; and spent her childhood and young adulthood as another person's property. …

Trillions of once-invested dollars now go into what's almost a Ponzi scheme

1. A scheme that was till recently a crime now consumes trillions of dollars. That’s one of many market maladies Rana Foroohar publicizes in her book</i> …

‘The world is on the edge right now’: Jack Lew on a risky global landscape

<i>Subscribe to POLITICO Money on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here.</i><p>NEW YORK — The Trump administration has gotten lucky so far on the economy and in the stock market, according to former Treasury Secretary Jack Lew.<p>In the latest POLITICO Money podcast, Lew said President Donald Trump …

Economy

Discovery of Unknown Ancient Population Changes Our Understanding of How North America Was Settled

She died 11,500 years ago at the tender age of six weeks in what is now the interior of Alaska. Dubbed “Sunrise Girl-child” by the local indigenous …

Anthropology

Never stop learning – Where you can learn something new in 2018

Over the years I have engaged in a variety of learning opportunities which have included attending evening classes at local schools and then as a …

Learning

Top Tents and Hammocks of 2017: Results from the Annual Hiker Survey

or the fourth year, The Trek has surveyed long-distance hikers on the Appalachian Trail (AT) regarding the shelter systems they use – tents, …

Hiking

Why I Use Cilantro In My Water Daily. It Can Literally Save You A lot Of Money

14 Shares<p>We all use tap water (and even drink it) and consider it pretty much safe, but according to experts, there’s much more to it than we …

Tap Water

5 Facts About High-Yield Dividend Stocks Every Investor Should Know

If it looks too good to be true, it probably is.<p>It can be tempting to jump right into a high-yield dividend investment. The prospect of receiving a …

Investing

Bitcoin rebounds after serious slump

Bitcoin prices climbed back above the $15,000 mark Saturday following a steep decline Friday when the cryptocurrency shed about a third of its value.<p>Bitcoin, which is known to be extremely volatile, sank below $11,000 at one point Friday, according to data from CoinDesk.com.<p>Prices had approached …

Cryptocurrency

This Infographic Breaks Down 52 of The Most Common Misconceptions

You'd think that in the age of the internet, where more information than we can possibly consume in several lifetimes is at our fingertips, stubborn …

Infographics

2018 Goals: Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation is toxic to your health

You can live for about three minutes without air, three days without water and about 21 days without food. But in between food and water, there is something else critically essential: sleep.<p>It turns out you can only live about 11 days without sleep. You can give it a try if you don’t believe me, …

Toxins

How the Tax Bill Will Affect Eight American Families

If you’re confused by how the Republican tax bill will affect you, you’re not alone.<p>The final version rewrites the tax code in dozens of ways, …

Income Inequality

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

Spirituality

Twenty podcasts that will make you smarter

There are so many great podcasts out now that you're guaranteed to find some you'll get addicted to.<p>And though there are plenty of entertaining …

Self-improvement

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

Small Business

Canadians may pay more taxes than Americans, but here's what they get for their money

Even with all kinds of taxes considered, including income, local and sales taxes, among others — and contrary to what President Donald Trump has …

Health Care

Has the true identity of Jack the Ripper been revealed? Victorian diary proven genuine contains huge clue

It remains one of the most enduring mysteries in British criminal history with a long list of potential suspects.<p>But the true identity of Jack the Ripper may have finally been confirmed, after researchers said they had proven the authenticity of a much disputed Victorian diary.<p>Twenty five years ago …

Here's How Much One of Tesla's Amazing Solar Roofs Actually Costs

Tesla's price promises savings, but they won't come immediately.<p>The Tesla Solar Roof is here, and if company CEO Elon Musk has his way, there will be …

Solar Power

9 Educational Websites That Offer Open Online Courses from Top Universities

‘Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace …

Education Technology

Drinking Water Database: Put in Your ZIP Code and Find Out What's in Your Water

What's in your drinking water? Whether you're wondering if your water is safe or just what that weird smell is, a new tool is now available that …

Water

Critical thinking: how to help your students become better learners

Want your class to make the most out of learning opportunities? Try focusing not just on the task itself, but how they approach it<p>Encouraging students to build awareness, understanding and control of their thought processes – also known as metacognition – has been identified by the Education …

Pedagogy

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 9 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

Many of the most successful people have gotten job interviews down to a science.<p>They're not in the habit of wasting time with dumb or irrelevant queries.<p>In fact, they often have one favorite go-to question they like to ask. This typically reveals everything they need to know about a job …

Employment

The 1-Hour Weekend Activity That Will Totally Change Your Week | Inc.com

The weekends are a time for relaxation and rejuvenation before another workweek starts. Taking time away from work helps with creativity, your mental health, and various other aspects of your well-being.<p>The weekends are also the time that high achievers and peak performers use to ensure growth and …

Productivity

How the King James Bible Came to Be

Precisely 451 years after the June 19, 1566, birth of King James I of England, one achievement of his reign still stands above the rest: the 1611 …

Theology

A 16th-century engineer whose work almost defeated an Empire | Ars Technica

When the Ottomans laid siege to Rhodes, this smart inventor held them off for months.<p>Suleiman the Magnificent earned his epithet, at least …

World History

30 years of research prove couples with children really do have worse marriages

Lots of women look forward to motherhood—getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter. All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life. And it’s good that so many mothers treasure that bond with …

Parenting