Sajib Islam

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Bitcoin is failing as a currency

It's been a good year for bitcoin investors but a terrible one for those who hoped that the cryptocurrency would become the de facto tender for the internet. Satoshi Nakamoto, its creator, may be dismayed at what has become of the project, intended as peer-to-peer electronic cash that didn't …

Al Gore is back in theaters, with a powerful, anti-Trump message on climate change

The saddest, most frustrating moment in Al Gore's new climate change movie, <i>An Inconvenient Sequel</i>, involves the lonely former vice president walking …

Climate

First ever close-up footage of DNA replication will have experts rewriting science textbooks

For the first time, scientists have recorded DNA replication in real time. The scientists extracted DNA from E. coli bacteria, dyed it, and then watched the DNA replicate itself. The footage, alone, is fascinating. But the real shocker comes with what scientists discovered from the footage. They …

Replication

This is what climate change looks like

Rising sea levels, floods, erosion, melting glaciers, droughts, water shortages, extreme weather: the effects of climate change are tangible in many parts of the world. Flick trough the gallery to see how.

Climate Change

This gorgeous app will find the right subtitles for any movie or show

Few things infuriate me as easily as having picked the wrong subtitles for a movie – and finding the right ones could often be a malware-ridden hassle. But this gorgeous app turns this frustrating process into a child’s play.<p>Built by Dutch developer Giel Cobben, Caption is a nifty app for desktop …

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

It's become harder on the movie front, as Netflix boosts its TV side, but you can put a good dent in some classic films if you have the right guide.<p>That's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all of the latest titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, and we've put together the 100 …

Entertainment

Want to Be a Better Dad in 2017? Science Says Do This | Inc.com

Many dads will set out to be better fathers in 2017 than they were in 2016. However, sometimes the parenting resources for dads are lacking, and they're left guessing as to how to improve.<p>All the studies show that the influence fathers have in the lives of their children is far greater than what …

Parenting

Download These Free Apps to Watch Free Streaming Movies on the Go

8 Free Apps for Watching Streaming Movies<p>Access Free Streaming Movies With These Apps<p>Updated April 03, 2018<p>This list of free movie apps will put …

Smart TV

Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than …

Tom Hiddleston

These Are the True Stories Coming to the Big Screen This Holiday Season

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Decorations

An Immigrant Named Trump

Like millions of immigrants, Friedrich Trump disembarked at Castle Garden, in New York, and made his way in a crowded, polyglot, grossly unequal city.<p>On October 19, 1885, the S.S. Eider approached Sandy Hook, New Jersey, and the Narrows, twelve days after it had departed Bremen, Germany. As the …

New Jersey

These 5 gadgets will transform your dumb car into a smart car

But the smarter automobiles get, the more expensive they become. And not everybody can afford to shell out thousands of dollars just to get a tech update in the car.<p>Fortunately, there's another way to bring your car into the modern era.<p>Whether you're looking to get more data about your car's …

Autonomous Cars

26 grooming and style hacks every guy should know

There are certain things every guy should know about his appearance.<p>From how to match your dress shoes to your suit and how often you should get your hair cut to even how to shave, these tips will make every guy's life a whole lot easier.<p>There's bound to be at least one thing you didn't know.<p><i>Megan</i> …

Men's Fashion

There's now an official Panama Papers searchable database

German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung made history last month when it revealed that it had received 11.5 million documents pertaining to shell companies around the world that originated from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca.<p>The leak incriminated numerous companies and prominent individuals in …

2006: a space oddity – the great Pluto debate

Long known as the ninth planet, Pluto was downgraded in 2006, sparking a scientific spat that raises basic questions about how we understand the universe<p>Imagine that you have nurtured an ambition for 25 years to head up an expedition to the last unexplored planet in the solar system. You’ve worked …

Solar System

The similarities between Trump support and climate denial

Old, white, conservative males support Trump and oppose free market climate solutions for similar reasons<p>It’s long puzzled climate realists: why do free market supporters oppose free market solutions to climate change? The answer may be related to another puzzling question: why does Donald Trump …

Climate

New on DVD: 'The Hateful Eight' is Quentin Tarantino at his worst (but the acting, music and vistas are swell)

<b>The Hateful Eight</b><p>Weinstein, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99<p>Available on VOD on Tuesday<p>Quentin Tarantino indulges in some of his worst impulses in this widescreen western, loading it up with violence and vulgarity to an almost nihilistic degree. Yet as tone-deaf and ugly as the film often is, it's also …

21 Times Spending More Now Will Save You Money Later

Invest in a good coffee machine, and you won't need as many Starbucks runs.<p>Even though I usually focus on spending less money in order to save money, …

Personal Finance

26 years ago, Carl Sagan gave us an incredible perspective on our planet

As NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft was about to leave our Solar System in 1989, Sagan, who was a member of the mission's imaging team, pleaded with officials to turn the camera around to take one last look back at Earth before the spaceship left our solar system.<p>The resulting image, with the Earth as a …

Space

The Internet Makes Us Stupid and Here's Why

I hate to admit it. But reading this column will make you stupider. No, it’s not that what I have to say is particularly obtuse. It’s that you’re …

The Brain

As seen on 'El Chapo': There's a mad rush for this L.A. clothing company's shirts

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's fashion sense has catapulted a Los Angeles men's clothing company to new heights after the Mexican drug lord was photographed wearing two of the firm's shirts in an interview with Sean Penn for Rolling Stone magazine.<p>Shortly after the article was published this month, …

11 apps 'The 4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss uses every day

Apps

Fall Movie Preview 2015: The 37 Most Must-See Films

Out with the spandex, in with the Spanx.<p>It's tempting to think of fall as the movie season where superhero films clear out of the multiplex, leaving it to grown-up fare -- Oscar hopefuls that are more about character than action. Not so this year.<p>Sure, there'll be plenty of mature movies from …

Movies

8 Cities That Show You What the Future Will Look Like

Cities used to grow by accident. Sure, the location usually made sense—someplace defensible, on a hill or an island, or somewhere near an extractable …

10 apps that should be core smartphone features

So I trawled the hundreds of apps I’ve installed, and compiled a “top 10” of the ones I feel wouldn’t look out-of-place integrated into a phone’s inner workings.<p>It’s worth noting here that these aren’t necessarily the best built or designed apps out there — it’s more about the core functionality. …

Apps