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Nobel prize winner hospitalized, wife found deceased in Illinois

(Reuters) - A Japanese Nobel-winning chemist was discovered wandering in rural Northern Illinois and his wife found dead nearby, some nine hours after they had been reported missing from their home 200 miles away, police said on Wednesday.<p>Nobel Prize winner Ei-ichi Negishi, 82, was transported to a …

Nobel Prize

A Missing Nobel Prize Winner Has Been Found Wandering a Rural Road in a Daze

A Nobel Prize-winning chemist’s wife is dead while he has been located alive but confused 200 miles away from where they live.<p>Professor Ei-ichi …

Astronaut Scott Kelly’s DNA Changed in Space

Identical twin astronauts Mark (left) and Scott Kelly are subjects of NASA’s Twins Study (via NASA)<p>Nature: 1, nurture: 0.<p>After spending nearly a year …

Critical Thinking: The 5 Factors That Earn 5-Star Book Reviews

ILLUSTRATION © GETTY IMAGES: OIVIND HOVLANDNovelists live and die by reviews, yet uncovering what garners a gushing ovation or blistering takedown is …

Writing

Bangkok’s Only Michelin-Starred Street Food Vendor Wants to Give Back Star

People passing by Maha Chai Road, almost on the corner of Soi Samran Rat in the Phra Nakhon area of Bangkok, might be startled by the crowd snaking down the footpath around an impromptu assembly of plastic tables. As they wait in line, crowd members take out their cell phones to snap pictures of …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

Here’s your complete guide to machine learning and AI

Although the field of machine learning has only recently reached mainstream notoriety, machines have been taught to learn and make predictions from data for decades. You probably already make use of some of its more established applications like email spam filtering, optical character recognition …

Anyone who wants to be president needs to understand these 5 maps

Maps shape how we see the world.<p>But most of the maps hanging on our walls are dangerously incomplete because they emphasize political borders rather than functional connections.<p>The world has less than 500,000 kilometers of borders.<p>By comparison, it has 64 million km of highways, 4 million km of …

Globalization

Summer travel: Ten of Italy's most beautiful lakes

Lake Como tends to dominate visitors’ itineraries when it comes to the country’s lakes, and especially since George Clooney moved in, but there are …

Italy

These are the books small business owners are reading this summer

A book about marketing or managing employees may be the last thing small business owners want to read on vacation. But some say they've found insight they can apply to their companies from the subjects of books they cracked just for the joy of reading — Abraham Lincoln, Harry Potter or a young …

Books

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The founders of Robinhood, a no-fee stock-trading app, were initially rejected by 75 venture capitalists — now their startup is worth $1.3 billion

It's hard getting funding for a startup, but it's even harder when the product doesn't exist yet, still requires regulatory approval, and is being launched during a recession.<p>But after 75 investor pitches, the founders of a commission-free stock-trading app, Robinhood, found a few willing venture …

Startups

These are the apps helping the Nordics revolutionize waste recycling

Finland seems to be ahead of the game when it comes to a modern economy. The northern republic boasts not only one of Europe‘s most creative start-up scenes in and around its capital, Helsinki, but is also a pioneer in the circular economy, as <i>The Guardian</i> recently reported. On top of that, Finland …

Sustainability

Off the tourist trail in Bali: the best less-visited spots

Given it’s one of the world’s most famous resort islands, Bali seems an unlikely choice for those wanting to escape the crowds. And while it’s true that this is a very touristy destination – attracting nearly 10 million visitors per year – most people only head to the south of the island, leaving …

5 of the Best Beaches to Camp in the USA

Beaches and camping go hand-in-hand, especially in the summertime. Enjoy a night under the stars and days filled with sun, sand, and surf.<p>Camping is one of America's favorite pastimes. So is sunbathing along gorgeous coastlines. Combine the two and what do you get? An amazing time. Here are our …

Hiking

A surreal synchronised wave of light

Although there are about 2,000 species of fireflies in the world, synchronous fireflies – ones that can coordinate their flash patterns – exist in just a handful of places on Earth.<p>Although there are about 2,000 species of fireflies in the world, synchronous fireflies ­– ones that can coordinate …

Nature

An Insight into 26 Big Data Analytic Techniques: Part 2

Till now in my blogs about Big Data, I have acquainted you with different aspects of Big Data, from What it actually means to facts and do’s and …

A Dire Warning – ‘Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet’

When Bruce Schneier writes a post titled, Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet, you better listen.Read his post below and share</i> …

Cybersecurity

Here's how George Soros broke the Bank of Thailand

Across this ten-part series, I'm taking a look at Soros' life, trading career, and political involvements. In part one, I covered the fund manager's early career and the beginnings of the Quantum Fund. In this part, I'm going to look at the Quantum Fund's rise to fame and some of the best trades …

The 6 Best TV Shows and Movies You Should Watch To Learn About Money

Amazon, Netflix, and Hulu have all got you covered.<p>If you’re trying to learn good financial habits or discover the secrets of the American economy, …

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There’s no better way to earn money than by making your cash work for you. With the Investment Banking Training Bundle, you’ll get lifetime access to …

An Illustrated Guide to Writing Scenes and Stories

Jeff VanderMeer explains the ins and outs of using scenes in imaginative fiction<p><i>The writing workshop/lecture</i> Wonderbook: Scenes <i>is an edited version,</i> …

Russia More Prey Than Predator to Cyber Firm Wary of China

While the West sees Russia as a cyber predator, hackers in the East increasingly view it as prey, according to online security company Kaspersky Lab, …

Cybersecurity

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9 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Ever since he was a child in South Africa, Elon Musk has been a big reader, of everything from science-fiction novels to historical biographies.<p>The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX has said that reading books taught him how to build rockets.<p>We combed through years of interviews with Musk to find out which …

Five Recent Books Hovering at the Edge of Genre

I love books that stretch genre boundaries. Many of the novels I would name as personal favorites tend to fall into that narrow space between …

Books

10 books you should read if you want to start your own business

Highly sought-out consultant Perry Marshall is the author of seven business books dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and small businesses owners like yourself with online advertising and getting more sales.<p>Here, Marshall shares his go-to books to help you get started on your entrepreneurial journey.

How to learn the R programming language to secure this hot finance job

Programmers should hedge their bets by learning R.<p>Data scientists are the darlings of the financial services industry. Hedge funds, asset managers, …

NASA and the author of ‘The Martian’ tell us exactly how we’ll get to Mars

In "The Martian," Matt Damon plays a NASA astronaut who's been stranded on Mars and has to figure out how to survive until the space agency can devise a daring plan to rescue him.<p>But Earth's first manned mission to Mars will share little resemblance to the hit film — not to mention the book it's …

Space Science

12 bookstores every reader should visit in their lifetime

The organizers of Independent Bookstore Day celebrate book havens and book lovers everywhere each spring, and what better way to mark the occasion than to seek out an indie book shop on your next trip?<p>"The idea of Bookstore Day, first and foremost, is to celebrate indie bookstores and the symbiotic …