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These Imported German Christmas Cookies From Aldi Are Kind of Amazing

The way some Europeans go on about Aldi, the discount grocery chain that's a staple of life in Germany, you'd think it was the second coming. It's …

Ether just set a new all-time record above $400

The price ether, the digital token used on the ethereum blockchain set a new record high in trading today, at just under $415. It has been a good year for the cryptocurrency, which has appreciated by a cool 5,000% (or so) since January, when it was trading at $8. So far today, the cryptocurrency …

Yep, It's Still Not a Good Idea to Eat Raw Cookie Dough

For some, sneaking a mouthful of raw cookie dough while baking is an indelible—and certainly delicious—part of the process. But while we’ve been told …

How Stock Trading Saved My Life and Made Me Grateful to Be Alive

<i>"Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it's all an experience." -- Roy T. Bennett</i><p>Every year at Thanksgiving, I write a column about …

Investing

Get Ready For A New Star Wars Game From the Call of Duty Creators

The creative forces that envisioned the <i>Call of Duty</i> video games and made them into the dominant entertainment franchise they’ve become are about to …

Bitcoin Soars Close to Record High as Hard Fork Rallying Cry Weakens

Bitcoin is at it again.<p>The world's largest cryptocurrency was nearing record highs, trading at $7,581 per coin Wednesday afternoon, as the likelihood …

Cryptocurrency

The 30 Most Influential Teens of 2017

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The First Woman to Translate the ‘Odyssey’ Into English

Late in August, as a shadow 70 miles wide was traveling across the United States, turning day briefly to night and millions of Americans into watchers of the skies, the British classicist Emily Wilson, a woman of 45 prone to energetic explanations and un-self-conscious laughter, was leading me …

Literature

The Unforgiving Math That Stops Epidemics

If you didn't get a flu shot, you are endangering more than just your own health. Calculations of herd immunity against common diseases don't make …

The World According to Jeff Goldblum | GQ

Jeff Goldblum lives the life we all want to live when we’re 65 and impossibly handsome. And a clotheshorse. And a massive flirt. Meet your delightfully weird (and weirdly delightful) new hero.<p><b>Five decades of</b> Hollywood glory have given us a pretty good idea of who Jeff Goldblum is on-screen. The …

Jeff Goldblum

Austria set to elect youngest EU leader in move to the right

Voting is under way in Austria in a snap election tipped to see conservative Sebastian Kurz, 31, become the European Union’s youngest leader and form an alliance with the far right.<p>A rightward shift in the wealthy EU member of 8.75 million people would be a fresh headache for Brussels, as it …

Europe

Jerry Lewis Dead: Relive His Best Roles

As His Popularity Wanes Away, Could Prince Charles Be the Last King?

Prince Charles is getting killed in the court of public opinion. Few people approve of him, even fewer like his wife Camilla. Yet rather than step …

Prince Charles

Plague Inc. Is Has Come to Infect Your Tabletop

Who knew that attempting to wipe out the entire globe with a deadly virus could be so fun, amirite? <i>Plague Inc</i>. is the highly addictive PC and app …

Harvest Smart: How To Make Tomato Butter

Summer tomatoes are in full swing in Charleston, SC, and at the famed Magnolias, that means it’s tomato butter season. A timeless accompaniment to a …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Where Is Our Sun's Twin?

New research suggests sun-like stars are born in pairs, resurrecting the idea of a solar sibling from billions of years ago.<p>In the 1980s, some astronomers started batting around the idea that the sun had a long-lost twin, circling undetected in the edges of the solar system. They suggested that the …

University of California

“Interstellar’s” Stunning Visual Effects Led to a New Scientific Finding

When Kip Thorne, theoretical physicist and executive producer on Interstellar, was put in charge of the visuals behind the film’s black hole, the …

Black Holes

Astronomers solved the 22-year-long mystery behind the coldest place in the universe

The Boomerang Nebula is the coldest place in the universe. But why this regions of space is colder than space itself has remained a mystery — until now.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Watch a Star Get Devoured by a Supermassive Black Hole

Likely, in a moment of quiet downtime, you've wondered: Just what would happen if a star, burning bright in the sky, wandered by a black hole? What …

Parents, do you have the best 529 college savings plan? (Yes, you can choose.)

Parents may be able to accumulate more money to pay for college by investing in an out-of-state 529 plan. Yet many don’t even know it’s possible. Eighty percent of those who invest in a 529 choose the one in their home state, according to a study by the Investment Company Institute.<p>That is a …

Heatwave temperatures in UK higher than Los Angeles and Bahamas

Temperatures in some parts of the UK exceeded those in Los Angeles and the Bahamas on Monday as the hottest day of the year so far gripped the country.<p>Temperatures rose to a sweltering 32.4C in parts of greater London in the afternoon, just above the 32.1C highs of the weekend. Most of England and …

Weather

US shooting down of Syrian jet seen as ‘act of aggression’ by Russia, which will track coalition warplanes west of the Euphrates<p>The threat of direct Russian-American confrontation in Syria escalated on Monday after Moscow said it would treat any plane from the US-led coalition flying west of the …

Middle East

The biggest names in tech head to the White House

Is President Trump ready to mend fences with Silicon Valley?<p>The White House is hosting a summit Monday with top talent in technology. It's the first meeting of the American Technology Council, which was created by an executive order Trump signed last month.<p>The group will talk about reforming the …

London Bridge attacker's final WhatsApp message revealed

The final WhatsApp message of London Bridge terrorist Khuram Butt has been revealed.<p>According to The Mirror, the jihadist last used the messaging service on Wednesday at 6.59pm, three days before he wreaked havoc with two accomplices at Borough Market.<p>On his profile, he wrote a message on his …