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The Quantum Race the United States Can’t Afford To Lose

The quantum race is on, and the stakes are high. The winner will gain a military and intelligence edge, as well as a first mover advantage in what is …

This Incredible Experiment Shows the 1 Common Letter of the Alphabet That No One Can Write

This has vast implications for who were think we are, as opposed to who we really are.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Perception is nine-tenths of knowledge, right?<p>Oh, the clich goes something like that, I think.<p>In any case, our …

Trump administration nixes ban on hunted elephant tusks being carried into the U.S.

In November 2017, President Donald Trump called the hunting of elephants for their trophy tusks a "horror show."<p>It appeared that Trump, who lacks …

How to Use a Cover Letter to Land a Job Interview

Don't skimp on the effort when it comes to this important document.<p>Many job seekers treat cover letters as a necessary evil. They put some effort in, …

TRT reporter says S Arabia briefly detained his team

Saudi Arabia detained a Pakistani journalist and his Turkish cameraman working for Turkey's state-run English language television channel for some 10 hours on Friday, according to a statement by reporter Hasan Abdullah.<p>TRT's Abdullah and cameraman Nihat Yayman were in Saudi Arabia to cover a visit …

Saudi Arabia

Amazon wants to become Walmart before Walmart can become Amazon

The future of retail will be a combination of both online e-commerce and a brick-and-mortar retail presence – as recent moves from both Walmart and Amazon have shown, including today’s back-to-back announcements from the two rivals, which sees Amazon buying a chain of popular grocery stores with a …

eCommerce

Bali is Surprisingly More Affordable than Ibiza this Year

Distance may make relationships harder, but apparently it can sometimes make vacationing easier. We know that sounds crazy, but trust us on this …

This Black Metal Middle School Art Teacher Paints with His Own Blood

French artist Maxime André Taccardi puts a lot of himself into his art.<p>These nightmarish illustrations of cadaverous humanoids and wretched mythical beasts capture what I imagine it feels like to smoke peyote while watching <i>The Evil Dead</i>. Maxime André Taccardi, a.k.a The Priest of Terror, is a …

Art

New giant virus found in sewage refutes 'fourth domain of life' theory

The klosneuvirus seems to have grown by acquiring DNA from their hosts.<p>New giant viruses have been discovered in sewage, and they could greatly …