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Bitcoin’s share of the crypto universe is the lowest it has ever been

Bitcoin’s share of the $628 billion cryptoasset universe has fallen to its lowest ever. While the price of the original and most popular digital coin has stumbled in recent weeks, the market value of others like ethereum and ripple has appreciated steadily, setting consecutive records, according to …

Cryptocurrency

Your 2018 calendar of world festivals

JANUARY – International Kite Festival<p><b>Where:</b> Gujarat, India<p><b>Why:</b> For such a graceful sport, Ahmedabad’s Kite Festival (7–14 Jan) is rather merciless, …

World could run out of chocolate by 2050 but there might be a way to save it

"All the indicators are that we could be looking at a chocolate deficit of 100,000 tonnes a year in the next few years," researcher Doug Hawkins said.<p>…

Forget the ‘boring’ Galaxy S9, there’s a cheaper alternative available right now

The best thing about the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 phones is the Infinity Display design they share. Both phones have huge screens and small …

Bitcoin Finds Floor After Worst Selloff Since 2015

Bitcoin rebounded on Saturday along with most of the major cryptocurrencies, halting a four-day tumble that drew worldwide attention to the …

Cryptocurrency

I'm 29 and Manage $100 Million — Here Are the 7 Best Pieces of Advice I Can Give You About Investing

No. 6: Do not fall in love with your investments.<p>At 29 years old, I manage $100 million in assets.<p>Some may think I’m on the young side to be managing …

The 50 best TV shows of 2017: No 9 The Vietnam War

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s 10-part masterwork unpicked every element of the American military disaster, from its seeds in 19th-century French colonialism to its cultural legacy today<p>More on the best TV of 2017 More on the best culture of 2017<p>If television were a war, drama would be the current …

Vietnam War

2017 is the year cryptocurrency joined the global financial system

This week, the value of a single bitcoin officially cleared $10,000, a new high point that’s over an order of magnitude greater than its price at the start of this year. Bitcoin has defied market expectations before, but in 2017, it didn’t just become more valuable. Bitcoin and other …

5 Easy Dinners for the Coziest Fall

Now that we are squarely settled into fall, there is nothing I want more than a meal plan full of dinners that are hearty, warming, and above all …

Here's How You'll Use the Quantum Internet of the Future

It's coming.<p>By on<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>The quantum internet is coming.<p>China, leaps and bounds ahead …

Go balls-deep with a croquetas cook-off next week

Kitty Drake is a freelance writer at Time Out. She'll do almost anything for a free lunch. Follow her on Twitter at @kitty__drake.

Freelancing

Pickle Science: How to Master the Preserving Power of Acids

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Please welcome Christina Ward, a master food preserver for Milwaukee County in Wisconsin and author of <i>Preservation: The Art and Science of Canning, Fermentation and Dehydration</i>. Over the next few weeks, she'll break down the science of and principles behind food preservation, with …

These Zucchini Chips Are Going to Be Your New Favorite Snack

If you're staring at a pile of zucchini wondering how in the world you're going to use it all up, I've got just the recipe for you. These pan-fried …

Zucchini

The quantum internet is just a decade away — here's what you need to know

The word "quantum" sounds so advanced and complex that people tend to get hyped up about anything attached to it. While not every quantum breakthrough elicits a positive response, in the case of a so-called quantum internet, people have a reason to be excited.<p>In the simplest of terms, a quantum …

Quantum Computing

WPP faces worst year in a decade as advertisers cut spending

Shares in Sir Martin Sorrell’s advertising group fall by more than 10% as it slashes growth forecasts for second time this year<p>Sir Martin Sorrell has warned of a global economic slowdown as WPP slashed its growth forecast for the second time, leaving the world’s largest advertising group facing its …

The Most Successful CEO of His Generation Steps Down

The corporate chief who’s arguably created more wealth for shareholders, over the longest period than any sitting CEO, is stepping down. Yet news …

A Three-Step Formula for Getting the Best from Fatherhood.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>2</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Being a father is an amazing experience. I know there is a tendency in our culture to make a …

Electric cars are pollution shifters: we will need huge investment in generation capacity

Household vehicle charging will be the equivalent of running an electric shower for hours on end, argues Colin Read<p>There seems to be little understanding of the simple fact that electric vehicles (EV) are, in the main, pollution shifters – from tailpipe to power generation facility (Ban from 2040 …

10 Ways Parents Can Teach Their Children To Be Leaders

All parents want their children to be successful. Parents naturally want kids to be viewed as courageous leaders, willing to take on any challenge. However, instilling leadership traits in children takes a lot of practice and patience.<p>We could probably debate all day on what it means for kids to …

Kids

How To Fly In First Class For A Fraction Of The Cost

“It’s madness, but if you do your homework it’s amazing.”<p>Flying first class might seem like a dream, but it can become a reality with just a little extra work ― for a fraction of the regular cost.<p>Gilbert Ott is an avid flier and the creator of the blog God Save the Points. Recently, Ott spoke to …

Barbecue Jersey Royal Potato Salad

Step 1<p>Preheat The Barbecue<p>Preheat the barbecue (or a griddle pan). Get it really hot!<p>Step 2<p>Cook The Potatoes<p>Toss the potatoes and spring onions in …

How Sarahah became one of the most popular iPhone apps in the world

The App Store's most popular free app isn't what you think it is.<p>It's called Sarahah, and in the past week, it's surged to the top of the App Store …

Hackers Just Stole $7 Million in a Brazen Ethereum Cryptocurrency Heist

Hackers hijacked cryptocurrency trading platform CoinDash on Monday just as it was in the middle of its initial coin offering, or ICO. It’s the first …

Cryptocurrency

UK students should not try to pay off loans early, research suggests

Many graduates panic at rising interest rate but overpaying is ‘just throwing money away’, says money expert Martin Lewis<p>Students should not try to pay off their loans early despite the controversial interest rate rise to 6.1% in September, according to research by money expert Martin Lewis.<p>Lewis …

The decentralization of startup building

Building and investing in startups is rapidly proliferating to the many, instead of remaining the preserve of the few.<p><b>The old paradigm of physical centralization</b><p>Silicon Valley is the innovation bellwether of our time. The concentration of talent and capital — as well as a culture typified by speed …

Prefab sprout: off-the-peg homes bid to ease UK housing crisis

Hundreds of 26 sq m modular homes built to order at factory near Leeds to be rented out at lower cost than flatsharing<p>The first production run from a vast new factory outside Leeds began this week – with timber delivered at one end, and just a week later a fully furnished one-bed flat popping out …

Authorities bust AlphaBay, the dark web's biggest marketplace

After the demise of Silk Road, the role of the dark web's most notorious black marketplace was assumed by AlphaBay. But <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that the site has now been shuttered, thanks to a joint law enforcement operation between the US, Canada and Thailand. One of its operators, …

London Now Boasts a Billion Dollar Virtual Reality Company

Box introduces Box Elements, pre-packaged content services for developers

Box introduced a new type of developer tool today called Box Elements, pre-packaged application pieces designed to deliver Box functionality with a few lines of code.<p>Eventually there will be three types of Elements: UI, app and services. Today, the company is launching the UI pieces, which include …

IBM's Watson gets no love on Wall Street

A debate rages in the tech community over whether IBM's Watson computing system is all hype, or the source of real and potential advances in the …