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Tumbling oil will keep rates on hold until 2016, warns forecaster

Average inflation of just 0pc in 2015 will force the Bank of England to postpone a rate hike until next year, according to the EY Item Club<p>A fall into outright deflation in the coming months will force the Bank of England to delay a rise in interest rates until 2016, one of the UK’s most …

Economics

NSA brags about turning the tables on cyberwarfare hackers

How confident is the National Security Agency about its ability to wage cyberwarfare? Enough so that it's bragging about it. A new round of Edward Snowden leaks published by <i>Der Spiegel</i> reveal that the institution has not only been gearing up for a future of digital battles (it asked for $1 billion …

The Best Foods for Men

We sampled and reviewed thousands of products to separate the dietary duds from the nutritional heroes<p>Edited By Paul Kita<p>Mitch Mandel/Matt Rainey<p>Here’s your list<p>Every summer, food companies converge in New York City for the Fancy Food Show. Attendees walking the floor this year heard vendors …

Interstellar: the truth about wormholes

Christopher Nolan's new film, Interstellar, sees astronauts leaping across galaxies via a 'wormhole'. Could it one day be possible?<p>The universe wasn't designed to make life easy for science-fiction writers. Nowhere is this more obvious than if you are trying to write a grand space opera.<p>You know …

Turkey asks YouTube to remove videos accusing government of corruption, Google declines

The move by the government comes after a nationwide blackout of Twitter, which officials say is due to what they deem false allegations of corruption being circulated on the network. That block can be worked around by using Google’s DNS server to access the web, though it seems that won’t be …

Seeker

Potcoin, A New Cryptocurrency To Help Ease The War On Drugs

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Roger Huang is co-founder of ThoughtBasin, an edtech startup that connects students with organizations looking for difference makers. Follow him at code(love).</i><p>It started with one evocative name shouted into the phone from one developer to another: “Potcoin!”<p>The Founding Fathers had to …