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Special Report: U.S. company makes a fortune selling bodies donated to science | Reuters

PHOENIX, Arizona (Reuters) - In 2008, a thriving company named Science Care Inc developed a 55-page national expansion plan. The internal document projected the yield on raw material to the decimal point and earnings to the dollar.<p>Gail Williams-Sears says neither she nor her father, who donated his …

New Jersey

A Zillionaire’s Solution: Tax the Rich and Save the Economy

The Republican tax plan is a scam that won’t create jobs, contrary to what Trump says.<p>The Republican tax plan is a scam—a massive and destructive financial giveaway masquerading as pro-growth tax reform. Which is why our first response must be to demand not one penny of tax cuts for big …

Economics

You can now trade "tokenized" U.S. dollars on the Ethereum network

Dollars to Tokens<p>Token currency provider Tether is bringing tokenized USD to Ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency after Bitcoin. This means …

Google Discovers Russian-Backed Ads on Its YouTube, Gmail, Search Products

Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) discovered that Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars for ads on the company's YouTube, Gmail and search …

Scientists discovered how more sleep could improve your relationships

The best thing for your relationship could be sleep. A study shows tired couples have nastier fights. Ohio State studied 43 married couples.<p>Each person ranged in sleep from 3.5 to 9 hours a night. Researchers filmed the couples arguing. Couples who slept less than 7 hours tended to be more hostile. …

Mysterious ‘Long-Arm Squid’ is a Lovecraftian Horror of the Deep

<i>Editor’s note: The author of this article slowly went mad while researching the horrifying and otherworldly long-arm squid. His final email</i> …

Sea Level

You can now pay to have your ashes scattered in space

Ashes can be scattered in space from next month after the launch of Britain’s first funeral balloon.<p>The Ascension 1 craft will carry cremated remains …

UBS combined AI and analyst smarts to pick the 7 best dividend stocks

Stock pickers are constantly trying to get an edge on their competition. For analysts at UBS, that means using a machine learning algorithm to help with the hard work of evaluating companies.<p>To create their "High-Quality Dividend Stock List," analysts at UBS used a machine learning algorithm to …

Investing

This U.S. Marijuana Stock Is Arguably the Best on the Market -- and It's Dirt Cheap

This marijuana stock checks off all the boxes.<p>What's the best U.S. marijuana stock on the market right now?<p>Including only the U.S. in the question …

Biotechnology

Should You Invest in This Marijuana ETF?

ETFs are great for instant diversification -- but maybe not in this case.<p>Exchange traded funds (ETFs) can be a good way to invest in a particular …

There's A Sustainable Energy Source You've Never Heard Of And It Could Power Most Of The USA

It could even be better than solar and wind.<p>By now we’re all familiar with the likes of solar and wind power as alternatives to using up …

Renewable Energy

This Workout Can Burn 346 Calories—in Just 13 Minutes

If you’re running short on time, pass the treadmill and elliptical, and head straight for the weights area. North Dakota State University researchers …

Confirmed: A Huge Gravitational Wave Announcement Is Happening

What a time to be alive.<p><b>Update 27/09/17:</b> The biggest rumour did not pan out, but the LIGO team announced something just as amazing - the most …

This Is the Secret to a Long and Happy Marriage, According to Research

Will your relationship stand the test of time? Research weighs in.<p>The single best predictor of marital longevity is that both partners are kind and …

The creator of Ethereum thinks blockchain tech could steal business from Visa in a 'couple of years'

In a Q&A with AngelList founder Naval Ravikant at TechCrunch Disrupt on Monday, Buterin said that security is the biggest challenge to bringing blockchain technologies into the mainstream, and that once it's sorted out, blockchain tech could steal business or even replace financial institutions …

Blockchain

Taste Beyond The Tongue

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You know how Apple promises "there's an app for that"? With the Virtual Training Company, there's a <i>course</i> for that — whatever "that" may be. Give …

Web Design

How to Kill Fruit Flies, According to a Scientist

It's literally one weird trick.<p>As a researcher who works on fruit flies, I often get asked how to get them out of someone's kitchen. This happens to …

This multitrillion-dollar suit can’t go unnoticed

There was a major development in a lawsuit last week that every investor should know about — and worry about.<p>But nobody is paying attention.<p>A New …

This Robotic Mower Will Cut Your Lawn at Night

What would you give in exchange for a perfectly manicured lawn and get back some time on the weekend? Since robotic lawn mowers have hit the market, …

PITAKA magnetic New Wallet brings modularity where we need it

PITAKA is a Chinese based company that has been making mobile accessories for a little while now. Their latest venture, however, is a carbon fiber magnetic wallet. Starting at $79 on Indiegogo the New Wallet is slated to go up to a starting price of $119 after the crowdfunding campaign ends. With …

Crowd Funding

Cryptocurrency Cyber Crime Has Cost Victims Millions This Year

Here’s another reason to be leery of the initial coin offerings being done at a staggering pace in the cryptocurrency world: there’s a one-in-10 …

NASA Phoenix Mars Lander Confirms Frozen Water

"It is with great pride and a lot of joy that I announce today that we have found proof that this hard bright material is really water ice and not …

A Team of Scientists Just Made Food From Electricity — and it Could be the Solution to World Hunger

The Electric Bioreactor Farm<p>Finnish researchers have created a batch of single-cell protein that is nutritious enough to serve for dinner using a …

Bitcoin just exploded and is surging back towards $US3,000

It's been a big night for Bitcoin and the price is still rocketing higher in morning trade.<p>After dipping below $US2,000 just 3 days ago, the cryptocurrency has surged by around 25% overnight and a short time ago was trading above $US2,800.<p>A draft version of a new Bitcoin trading platform known as …

Uber rival Grab is reportedly raising up to $2 billion from SoftBank and Didi

Grab, the Uber rival in Southeast Asia that operates across seven countries, is reportedly in talks to raise up to $2 billion from Japan-based SoftBank and China-based Didi Chuxing, The Wall Street Journal reports, citing sources. The funding would reportedly value Grab at more than $5 billion, …

Most people blow 70% of their money on 3 things — and cutting back could be the key to retiring much earlier

Retirement might seem light-years away, but if you get to your golden years with insufficient funds, it's guaranteed to be even further.<p>Saving enough over a 40-year career to maintain your lifestyle in retirement is challenging. But there's a lot to be learned from the people who have managed to …

This Tax Move Has Made a Lot of Real-Estate Investors Rich

As a real-estate investor, you may want to unload one property and replace it with another. But selling an appreciated property results in a current …

Maddow to news orgs: beware of forged Trump Russia documents!

Rachel Maddow explains how an ostensible top secret NSA document submitted through the show's inbox is likely a fake, and points out the perils of …

The world's first glasses-free holographic phone is coming, and it's not from Apple

Forget the iPhone 8 and Galaxy Note 8.<p>RED, the company that makes professional digital cameras for shooting Hollywood movies, is making a …