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'Time-traveller from 2030' PASSES lie detector test over whether his future predictions are true

A man who claims he is from the year 2030 - and has revealed a number of predictions for the future - has undergone a lie detector test and …

Donald Trump

34 tools that let you make the most of your MacOS

A few months ago, Ask Product Hunt launched, a community-powered product search engine. The idea was simple: Ask your product discovery questions on Product Hunt, and the community chimes in with their recommendations.<p>To date, more than 2,300 questions have been submitted, with one of the most …

Operating Systems

Surprising Sculptures Crafted from Glass and Wood

Scott Slagerman brings together wood and glass to create a series of contemporary and unique sculptures out of wood and glass. After drawing the …

BitTorrent inventor announces eco-friendly bitcoin competitor Chia

A bitcoin transaction wastes as much electricity as it takes to power an American home for a week, and legendary coder Bram Cohen wants to fix that. And considering he invented the ubiquitous peer-to-peer file transfer protocol BitTorrent, you should take him seriously.<p>Cohen has just started a new …

Bitcoin

Elon Musk Thinks We're Living In The Matrix. If He's Right, It's a Good Thing

The man who famously warned about the dangers of artificial intelligence believes we all may actually be artificially intelligent beings.<p>Elon Musk thinks it's almost certain that we're living in some version of <i>The Matrix.</i> In fact, he believes that there's a "one in billions chance" that reality as …

Singularity

Country diary: sci-fi fungus flourishes in the forest

New Forest Octopus-like tentacles are stained with what appears to be congealed blood and there’s a stink of rotting flesh<p>Naturalists need good contacts, and generalists such as me depend on observant friends to pass the word when they see anything that might be of interest. A phone call alerted …

This Worm Has Gone 18 Million Years Without Sex, And We Now Know Its Secret

It has no regrets.<p><i>Diploscapter pachys</i> has a lineage that goes back about 18 million, and in all that time it seems the tiny little roundworm hasn't …

Biology

These 13 words and 10 tips will help salespeople close more deals faster

And according to marketing-software maker HubSpot, there are certain words salespeople should use to boost their chances of closing more deals, and, beyond that, there are certain characteristics common to top salespeople.

Paramount Pictures

What is loungewear and how can I wear it?

Good news for tracksuit fans and cashmere lovers, those lived-in staples once limited to indoor wear has now become acceptable, and not only that, but the fash pack have given casualwear their stylish seal of approval and now actively encourage the look both indoors and out.<p>Yes, your slouchy …

Clothing

50 Lessons from 50 Giants of History

This curated column is authored by Zat Rana Most of myThe post 50 Lessons from 50 Giants of History appeared first on iamwire.

Motivation

Want to Build the Next Airbnb, Instagram, or Slack? This Online Startup School Will Show You How

Thousands of startups around the world finally have access to the world's most powerful startup accelerator.<p>Y Combinator is one of the most successful startup accelerators in the world. Every year they take two batches of 100 companies and offer them in-person instruction from Y Combinator partners …

Venture Capital

3 strategic ways your digital services agency can make more money

For small and medium-sized digital agencies, making more money comes down to three options.<p>1) You could raise your rates, making more money for the same work without changing much else.<p>2) You could get better at attracting and retaining clients, increasing your work load.<p>3) Or, you could add real …

Marketing

20 things you probably didn't know about your vagina

Let's face it, we've all got one ladies. But how much do you really know about your vagina? Our guess? After reading these fascinating facts is not …

SCIENCE: Eating What You Pick Out Of Your Nose Might Actually Be Good For Your Health

Eating boogers (or bogies) is the key to a happier and healthier life. You might be reading that last sentence over for the third time, but that’s exactly what scientists are saying they’ve recently found. According to scientists, new research shows eating snot could help people’s immune systems …

Holistic Medicine

34 Metrics That Startup Founders Need to Track [Infographic]

Success as a startup is measured in a lot of different ways. Some people think a high valuation is the key to turning heads in the business world, …

101 Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

5 Email Marketing Tweaks to Double Your Business Revenue

Optimize your email marketing campaigns and unleash the most powerful marketing channel of the 21st century.<p>Email is the most powerful marketing channel of the 21st century. In fact, email is so powerful that the Direct Marketing Association says that you can get a return on investment (ROI) of $38 …

LSD doesn't just treat mental illness, 'it could actually heal the brain'

We do a strange thing when talking about mental health. Any violent offender who commits a particularly heinous crime faces the possibility of being …

Want To Know What Your Brain Does When It Hears A Question?

Questions hijack the brain. The moment you hear one, you literally can’t think of anything else. And that can be a powerful tool.<p>What color is your house?<p>After reading that question, what were you thinking about? The obvious answer is the color of your house. Though this exercise may seem ordinary, …

Japanese Craftsman Demonstrates Intricate Marquetry Technique

CNC-like complexity, all done by hand<p>This is a crazy combination of low-tech production methods, precision hand craftsmanship, graphic design and …