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5 Financial Pitfalls You Didn't See Coming

<i>The following guest post is by Brian Hamilton, the architect of Sageworks’ artificial intelligence platform, FIND, a financial analysis technology for analyzing private companies.</i><p>It takes some entrepreneurs many years to learn, through trial and error, some of the biggest financial mistakes …

UK's biggest casino seeking six 'door dwarves' to become bouncers

Owner of London's Hippodrome Casino says tiny bouncers will bring a smile to people's faces, adding: 'nobody messes with a dwarf'<p>The UK's largest casino has risked controversy after putting out an advert for half a dozen "door dwarves" to become bouncers who can bring a smile to the faces of …

If you believe The Matrix franchise, what we think is our everyday life is in fact a simulation generated by an all-powerful computer. However this idea may not simply be science fiction and 'cosmic rays' could reveal that we are indeed living in a simulated universe. According to Discover magazine, physicists can offer us the ability to test whether we live in our own virtual Matrix, by studying radiation from space. More here: http://fw.to/8QtnaZV

Top 10 Chrome extensions to enhance your daily browsing

Google’s Chrome browser is fast, secure and free, but it can be made a whole lot better with some free extensions that boost almost any aspect of browsing from tab management to fixing up Facebook.<p>As Google’s Chrome developers summit kicks off later today, the time is ripe to look at some of the …

PlayStation 4: 13 things the PS4 console can't do

Ahead of the release of Sony's first new console in seven years, critics look at the limitations of the PS4<p>Despite selling more than one million units on its first day in the US, the new <b>Sony</b> Playstation, which will cost £349 in the UK, has some surprising shortcomings:<p>1. Users will not be able to …

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5 Big Happiness Myths Debunked–And The Power Of Negative Thinking

Oliver Burkeman, author of the book The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking, has spent years studying what makes people happy. It’s not what you think.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our 11 New Years resolutions you can actually keep in 2014. For the full</i> …

Crater Burning for Over 40 Years is a "Door to Hell"

<i>Door to Hell</i> is an aptly named natural gas field in the Karakum Desert of Darweze, Turkmenistan that has been burning for over forty years. The flaming crater was originally a level surface identified by Soviet scientists in 1971 as an area rich in gas resources. Unfortunately, the ground collapsed …

Natural Gas

High-Tech Apparel That Promises Rape Protection: Innovative Or Risky?

AR Wear has designed a new line of undergarments meant to prevent incidents of sexual violence.<p>What if, when threatened with sexual assault, a woman could delay the attack for a few minutes by keeping her undergarments firmly in place? Could it thwart the incident altogether? That’s the premise …

Athletic Apparel

Thailand: 20 fascinating facts

1. Thailand is the world’s 20th most populous country, with close to 67 million people.<p>2. The full spelling of its capital, Bangkok, was clearly finalised before the days of Twitter. It is known to Thais as Krung Thep Maha Nakho, but its full ceremonial name is Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin …

Attention Explorers: You can now sell Glass - and Google won't disable it - Pocket-lint

It seems Google has relaxed its grip on Explorers by making a small yet much-welcomed amendment to its Google Glass policy.<p>When Google Glass first …

In defence of 'basically'

Should you ever begin a sentence with an adverb? Basically, there's nothing wrong with it. Oops: I have just committed a wordcrime heinous to some sensitive souls. The popularity of "basically", especially among young English-speakers, sorely offends older ears, including those attached to the head …

Liu Bolin, invisible man – in pictures

Liu from Shandong, China, manages to camouflage himself in any surroundings, no matter how impossible the task might seem. Standing silently in strange locations around the world, the 39-year-old artist uses himself as a blank canvas.

Moyes: United haven't lost fear factor

David Moyes cut a frustrated figure at full-time © Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p>David Moyes has dismissed talk that Manchester United have lost their fear …

Soccer

The new autobiography of former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson should prove revelatory

Ghosted by the distinguished sports writer Paul Hayward of this printed parish, the tome really will be the publishing sensation of the year, writes Henry Winter<p>Stud fees and transfer fees, unwanted pizzas and unsated appetite for Europe: Sir Alex Ferguson has so much to address in his new book. …

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