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What is a blockchain? GeekWire’s guide to this game-changing technology and its vast potential

Most technologies touted as “game-changing” are just somewhat modified versions of something already in use. Blockchains are different, and while it …

Blockchain

Italy itinerary: Rome & Campania in 1 week

Day 1 - <b>Rome</b>: The heart of Rome<p>The Pantheon in Rome.<b>MORNING:</b> Most transatlantic flights land in Rome in the early morning (around 8am), and by the …

Italy

Forget relaxing - use your stress to become a high achiever

Take a slow deep breath, puff out your chest like Superman and read this story. It might just save your life.<p>For one of Europe’s most eminent neuroscientists has devised a simple, four-point plan for channelling stress and turning it to one’s advantage.<p>Professor Ian Robertson’s “four-step brain …

Secret Venice: The best things to see and do beyond St Mark's

Say that you are looking for “Secret Venice”, and a local will scoff and tell you there’s no such place. But the curious visitor, already acquainted with the most obvious monuments and museums, who has wearied of the selfie-stick crowds around St Mark’s Square, can nonetheless find quieter corners …

The best all-inclusive resorts for adults

Looking for a great getaway without the kids?<p>These top-ranked resorts are the best all-inclusives-- and they're only for adults.<p>1. Secrets the Vine, Cancun, Mexico<p>Upon arrival to Secrets the Vine, you're struck by the hotel’s stunning Art Deco design and floor-to-ceiling windows, offering expansive …

Photographing Turkey's Hidden War

Kurdish Syrian refugees from Kobani, Syria wait near the Turkish-Syrian border, Sept. 2014, as the Islamic State of Iraq<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Emin Ozmen— Le …

Middle East

This Powerful Secret Will Make You Happier at Work

Shifting your mindset can make a huge difference in your happiness and ultimate success<p>We all want to be happier and more successful at work and yet, on many days, those things seem completely out of reach. In the rare moments between meetings or during the long commute back in forth, we ask …

Happiness

Microsoft Windows 10 free upgrade revisited: seven more of your questions answered

More than 75m PCs were upgraded to Windows 10 in the first month, and readers still have questions about installation disks, product keys, downgrading and more<p>Can I download the upgrade, store the files, and install it about a week later? <b>Ernst</b><p>Is there any reason to let a Microsoft store install the …

Windows 10

See Photos from the Early Days of the Korean War

Caption from LIFE. First U.S. infantry outfit to shed blood in the Korean war was the 24th "Victory" Division, three of<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Carl Mydans—The …

Korean War

The bloody fight for the Raj during World War Two

Juliet Nicolson admires two histories that bring into focus the astonishing scale of India’s involvement in the Second World War<p>Seventy years ago, with the Second World War coming to an end, the British Raj in India was also facing its final hours – with a challenge for independence by the …

From the archive, 23 June 1941: Hitler's invasion of Russia

The German invasion of Russia is much less of a surprise than was the Russo-German pact of August 23, 1939. It was not only that “Mein Kampf” was always the revelation of the sincere mind of Hitler. As late as April 11, 1939, in an almost raving speech at Wilhelmshaven Hitler described Soviet …

Russia

World War Two veterans: 'The people who say they weren’t frightened are liars’

<b>Donn French, 87</b><p>I was 15, but I said I was 18 because I wanted to join the service. I walked out the door and there was an old marine sergeant. He said, “You look a bit crestfallen, lad,” and I said, “The lieutenant-commander told me to come back later when I’m older.” He looked at his watch and …

Royal Navy

The Soviet Union's fall led to an alarming nuclear failure that informs today's nuclear crisis

The international community could count a number of successes in the effort to contain the former Soviet Union's nuclear materials.<p>The 1994 Budapest Memorandum transferred the Ukrainian, Belorussian, and Kazakh nuclear arsenals to Russia, while the contemporaneous "Megatons to Megawatts" program …

Perverted history: Europeans think US army liberated continent during WW2

As little as 13 percent of Europeans think the Soviet Army played the leading role in liberating Europe from Nazism during WW2, a recent poll …

Why Russia Celebrates V-E Day on a Different Day Than Everyone Else

Seventy years ago, international politics and a technical glitch delayed the end of World War II for an hour.<p>Seventy years ago today, Germany’s surrender to the Allies took effect, marking the formal end of World War II in Europe.<p>Or did it?<p>Americans, Brits, and the French mark the date of the …

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