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China offers 10-year visas to 'high end talent'

<b>China is issuing long-term visas to lure highly skilled people from abroad to work in the country.</b><p>The multi-entry visas will be valid for between five and 10 years, according to state media.<p>Technology leaders, entrepreneurs and scientists from in-demand sectors are among those eligible to …

China

What's New In 2018? Here's A Brief Tour Of State Laws Now In Effect

Across the country, U.S. residents have awakened to a new year, new resolutions — and a whole host of new rules to keep track of. Hundreds of new state laws took effect across the country Monday, and they're sure to reshape the political and legal landscape in the coming months.<p>They run a vast …

Cannabis

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

UC Berkeley

Everything you need to know about beef cuts in one chart

Beef cuts don’t have to be intimidating.<p>Whether it’s chuck, brisket, rib, loin, round, plate, or flank, the most important thing you need to know is …

Apple let a knockoff version of one of the world’s biggest crypto wallets into the App Store

An app masquerading as MyEtherWallet.com, one of the internet’s most popular services for storing ETH and other crypto coins, has made its way to the top of the iOS App Store charts.<p>The app rose to the number three spot in Finance category of the App Store this weekend as part of a bitcoin frenzy …

Apps

New Evidence Is Forcing Scientists to Rewrite The History of Human Migration 'Out of Africa'

We may find our answer in Australasia.<p>Where did we humans come from?<p>Some 40 or so years ago, our origins seemed quite straightforward.<p>But now we see …

Bitcoin wallet provider Blockchain had half a million new sign-ups in a week

LONDON — Blockchain, the world's biggest provider of bitcoin wallets, saw a huge surge in new sign-ups last week as bitcoin's price skyrocketed.<p>Blockchain CEO Peter Smith said in an email to investors seen by Business Insider that the company "added half a million new sign-ups this week …

All Hormonal Birth Control Is Linked to Increased Breast Cancer Risk, Study Shows

Here's what you need to know.<p>New research has added to the growing pile of evidence that taking hormonal contraceptives increases your relative risk …

Mind control chips: US military tests AI brain implants on humans that can change someone's mood

The so-called mind control chips can give researchers access to a person's inner feelings in real time.<p>The Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research …

The electricity used to mine bitcoin this year is bigger than the annual usage of 159 countries

LONDON — The amount of energy used by computers "mining" bitcoin so far this year is greater than the annual usage of almost 160 countries, according to new research.<p>Research by energy tariff comparison service PowerCompare.co.uk shows that the amount of energy expended mining bitcoin globally has …

Bitcoin

Japan’s Most Infamous Softcore Porn Classics Are Arriving Here In The United States

If you read <i>Playboy</i> for the articles, <i>Wet Woman in the Wind</i> and <i>Antiporno</i> may be for you. Part of Mubi’s foray into theatrical distribution, they also …

China Busts a $3 Billion Underground Bank as It Tightens Its Grip on Money

BEIJING — The money came from all over China — its wealthy southern and eastern coasts as well as the arid northwest — as thousands of people scrambled to circumvent the country’s strict controls on wealth.<p>In the end, more than 10,000 people had used an underground bank to effectively funnel $3 …

China

California's legal pot countdown: What's coming by Jan. 1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California has published the rules that will govern its legal marijuana economy in 2018, giving businesses and consumers a glimpse …

Cannabis

Surgeon Claims He's Done The First Human Head Transplant, But There Are Huge Red Flags

Unbelievable.<p>Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero claimed on Friday that he had completed the world's first human head transplant between two corpses …

17 Million Frozen Sperm Await the Perfect Moment

Every other month I receive two vials of frozen sperm in a nitrogen tank, which is then emptied, the vials labeled and kept frozen until the exact time of month I’m ready for them. This window of readiness is brief: 12 to 24 hours. When I detect that ovulation is imminent, the vial is defrosted. …

Google Play

Scientists just used a brain implant to improve human memory, and it could change everything

The human brain is truly a wonder, and nature has honed it to be an incredibly efficient tool for processing information and hanging on to things we …

DIY Detox: Simple Recipes to Master Your Cleanse, Naturally

A handful of years ago detoxing was approached with curiosity and maybe a little skepticism. It has now become a popular method for jump starting a …

Immortality Is Impossible, Say Scientists Studying the Mathematics of Aging

'Cell function will always get worse over time.'<p>While healthcare has dramatically extended our lifespans by preventing certain causes of death, aging …

Cancer Cells

Evaporating Water Could Power Almost 70% of The US Electrical Grid

But there's a catch.<p>It's not every day scientists say a new kind of renewable energy could satisfy the majority of our power needs, so when they do, …

Infamous fake news writer found dead in bed

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office spokesman Mark Casey said Tuesday authorities discovered Paul Horner dead in his bed on Sept. 18.<p>Casey said the Maricopa County medical examiner performed an autopsy which showed there were no signs of foul play. He said Horner had a history of prescription drug …

Associated Press News

Xi calls for BRICS to play a bigger role in world governance

XIAMEN, China (AP) — Five major emerging economies opened a summit Monday to map out their future course, with host Chinese President Xi Jinping …

South Africa

Elon Musk Reminds Us of the Possible Dangers of Unregulated AI

“The Machines Will Win”<p>Late Friday night, Elon Musk tweeted a photo reigniting the debate over AI safety. The tongue-in-cheek post contained a …

Super-thin semiconductors delay the 'death' of silicon

Silicon has been the backbone of processors for decades, but it's rapidly approaching its physical limits: making a chip on a process smaller than 5 nanometers is usually impossible without introducing problems. How is Moore's Law for chip complexity going to survive? Stanford researchers have a …

We tried fried chicken from 4 fast food chains — and the winner was clear

• <b>We tried fried chicken from Popeyes, Church's, Chick-fil-A, and KFC to see who makes it the best.</b>• <b><br>KFC was the clear loser — their chicken was dry and</b> …

Get Out; The Lost City of Z; Kong: Skull Island and more – review

Racial hatred adopts a happy face in Jordan Peele’s exhilarating horror, while an explorer’s search for a buried city is a glorious ode to failure<p>Some films are made in direct response to the politics of their era; others are indelibly claimed by the times in which they find themselves. A sly, …

Skull Island

Holy cow Cattle may hold clue to HIV vaccine

Cattle have a "mind blowing" ability to combat the HIV virus, American researchers have found<p><i>Scientists believe that a cow's complex digestive system</i> …

Russia Is About to Put a Fake Star in the Sky Which Will Ruin Actual Stars

More artificial light pisses off astronomers.<p>Russian scientists are putting the finishing touches on a bread loaf-sized satellite that, once in …

Mohu's latest indoor antenna has a 65-mile range

Mohu has something new for all of the cord-cutters out there. The company has upgraded its indoor Leaf antenna and the new version delivers a 65-mile reception range. That's up from the 50-mile range of the previous model. Mohu says that its SignaLift technology puts the Leaf Glide more on par with …

Here's How Much the Average Airbnb Host Earns in a Month

And how you can max out your home's earning potential.<p>Airbnb has changed the way the world travels since its launch in 2008. The company, which is …