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SelectTV could be the best cord-cutting service you've never heard of

Everyone seems to be cutting the cord and ditching cable. We’re still watching an obsessive amount of TV – we’re just watching it on other platforms. …

Televisions

Amazon Prime subscribers can now get free games

Amazon Prime subscribers can now receive free games every month with Twitch's new Free Games With Prime program.<p>Starting on Thursday, Amazon Prime …

For the price of an Echo Dot, this tiny device adds Alexa to your car

Amazon’s Echo Dot is a great affordable way to get access to Alexa anywhere in your house, but what happens when you leave? Using the Amazon app on …

Qarnot unveils a cryptocurrency heater for your home

French startup Qarnot unveiled a new computing heater specifically made for cryptocurrency mining. You’ve read that right, the QC1 is a heater for your home that features a passive computer inside. And this computer is optimized for mining.<p>While most people use laptops, back in the golden days of …

Selling

Omega-3s Aren’t So Great For Your Heart After All

Omega-3s were supposed to protect us all from heart disease and other health problems, but it’s taken some time for the evidence to catch up with the …

This Unavoidable Task Is Just as Harmful to Your Lungs as Smoking Cigarettes | TODAY.com

The more we learn about our health, diseases, and proper treatments, the longer our collective life span may be — but at the same time, we know so much that it almost seems like our everyday habits are killing us. And results of a recent study indicate that may be true.<p>Smoking cigarettes is one of …

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

7 things to do instead of shouting at your kids

Swore you'd never be a 'shouty mum' but yell on a regular basis? You're not alone. Top parenting experts offer some alternatives<p>The reasons we shout …

Everything You Should Know About Happy Relationships in One Infographic

From communication to intimacy, this data visual has it all covered.<br>Read More

Happiness

2 Top Dividend Stocks to Buy in 2018

If you're looking for rock solid dividends, AbbVie and Amgen should be on your radar this year.<p>Dividend stocks are a critical part of a …

Investing

Ten cryptocurrency predictions for 2018 from the co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute

A year ago, Alex Tapscott (my co-author of <i>Blockchain Revolution</i>) and I made some predictions for 2017. At the end of the year we compared those predictions to what had actually occurred. Overall they stood up well.<p>Notably we said: <i>“Bitcoin will hit $2,000 (that’s right: one bitcoin will be worth</i> …

Blockchain

Why is the sky blue?

<b>Anthony D. Del Genio of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and Columbia University explains.</b><p>To understand why the sky is blue, we need to …

Astronomy

This $40 Device Adds Gigabit Ethernet to Your House Without Having to Install Anything

Even if you have fastest Wi-Fi, wired internet connections yield much faster streaming speeds, and allow you to watch your programs without …

Penske Media Corporation

Bitcoin is none of the things it was supposed to be

The cryptocurrency was supposed to replace the finance industry. Instead, it has replicated it.<p>On Thursday, the price of Bitcoin fluctuated by …

8 Things a Parent Should Never Say to Their Child

Threatening violence or the loss of love might seem like obvious no-nos, but there are more subtle phrases just as damaging.<p>By<p>Dec 01 2017, 4:16 PM<p>In …

Security Breach and Spilled Secrets Have Shaken the N.S.A. to Its Core

WASHINGTON — Jake Williams awoke last April in an Orlando, Fla., hotel where he was leading a training session. Checking Twitter, Mr. Williams, a cybersecurity expert, was dismayed to discover that he had been thrust into the middle of one of the worst security debacles ever to befall American …

Surveillance

20 Places to Visit That Are So Whimsical It's Hard to Believe They Exist

The spiral rock arches of Antelope Canyon are unreal!<p>If you love traveling to destinations off the beaten path, we have a few unbelievable locations you'll want to add to your travel bucket list. These canyons and islands and parks aren't just unexpected, they are completely and utterly whimsical. …

America's Cult of Ignorance

More people are better educated than ever before, and knowledge is easier to come by. So why do we so often scorn those who plainly know more than we …

Nazis were actual meth heads and history makes so much more sense

Ever wondered what a powerful country in the midst of a meth epidemic might look like under fascist leadership?<p>Turns out there's precedent, and it's …

Children wreck your sleep - and the other parenting truths you don't need a study to tell you

It’s official: having children has an adverse effect on the amount of sleep a woman gets. How do we know this? Not, as you might think, from collectively clocking up years of poor sleep, dating back to the origins of childbirth. No. We know it because a new study has declared it to be so. …

The Global Solar Boom: How Solar Is Finally Moving Beyond Boom and Bust

The past decade of solar energy has been all about a series of boom and bust cycles. Germany's generous solar tariffs drove the industry for most of the 2000s before the country cut subsidies to the bone. The U.S. investment tax credit (ITC) has helped drive a boom in installations, but its …

3 Hidden Gems of Board Gaming You Should Be Playing

Every year, there are tons of great games that make a tremendous splash in the board game community. Last year we saw huge hits like <i>Scythe</i> and</i> …

A plan to make America 1953 again

It is axiomatic that if someone is sufficiently eager to disbelieve something, there is no Everest of evidence too large to be ignored. This explains today’s revival of protectionism, which is a plan to make America great again by making it 1953 again.<p>This was when manufacturing’s postwar share of …

Economics

Automation Won't Create New Jobs Like Technology Did In The Past

“Increased productivity leads to more wealth, cheaper goods, greater spending power and ultimately, more jobs,” said the Wall Street Journal in the latest entry in the counterpoint to articles declaring the end of work.<p>People should trust things will work out and know the weight of historic …

Economics

Why bees could be the secret to superhuman intelligence

A tool inspired by swarming insects is helping people predict the future - making groups of people smarter than their members are by themselves.<p>Louis Rosenberg thinks he has found a way to make us all a lot smarter. The secret to this superhuman intelligence? Bees.<p>Rosenberg runs a Silicon Valley …

Artificial Intelligence

The Great A.I. Awakening

<b>Prologue: You Are What You Have Read</b><p>Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the University of Tokyo, was online preparing for a lecture when he began to notice some peculiar posts rolling in on social media. Apparently Google …

Artificial Intelligence

Majority of 'add-on' fertility treatments not supported by science - damning report

There is no evidence the majority of “add-on” treatments commonly marketed by private fertility clinics improve chances of having a baby, a damning new study reveals.<p>An investigation by Oxford University found 26 of 27 routinely offered procedures, some costing more than £3,000, have no rigorous …

Pregnancy

Take it from a Canadian: Science in America is headed for dark, dark days - ExtremeTech

By on November 24, 2016 at 9:29 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>This week, we saw the first of …

Canada

11 science fiction adventures to escape into this Thanksgiving holiday

Here’s the scene: your family is coming in from all parts of the country for the big day. It’s great to see everyone, but you honestly would rather deal with them through Facebook this year. You need a quick and easy way to escape the crowd, so you power up your e-reader and jump into a new …

Science Fiction