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Inkas will sell you an awesome armored G-Wagen limo for $1.16 million

Back in the day, if you were a dictator, despot, or just ludicrously wealthy and paranoid person, then you had yourself a Mercedes 600. It was the biggest, fastest and most expensive car you could buy. Nowadays, the world is a different place, and those same despots and celebrities want the same …

18 Amazing Active Vacations You Can Actually Afford

There’s something about using our vacation days that makes us loosen up—way up—on our otherwise healthy habits. Whether we’re downing margaritas and …

Flipboard

Should You Buy An Amazon Franchise? What Their Takeover Means For Franchisors Like Us

When Amazon first announced they were taking on home services, I’ll admit it: I got nervous. When a behemoth that’s taking over the world enters your space, it’s impossible not to feel a little threatened. But I was confident we still had a unique differentiator that would help us keep our …

Entrepreneurship

The six best programming languages to learn right now

Which languages are most popular among developers due to their high demand, and how to get started learning them.<p>Knowing which programming language …

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you programming languages or how to work with a specific technologies, or how to become an IT support …

Online Life

Nokia, T-Mobile US agree $3.5 billion deal, world's first big 5G award

LONDON (Reuters) - T-Mobile US (TMUS.O) named Nokia (NOKIA.HE) to supply it with $3.5 billion in next-generation 5G network gear, the firms said on Monday, marking the world's largest 5G deal so far and concrete evidence of a new wireless upgrade cycle taking root.<p>No.3 U.S. mobile carrier T-Mobile …

T-Mobile

Dubai Will Be Home To the World’s Biggest Vertical Farm

Vertical farms—indoor facilities in which crops are grown in hydroponic systems stacked on top of each other—are ideal for all kinds of situations. …

Amazon wants to help you start your own delivery business

Amazon.com needs help going the final mile.<p>The online retailer says it will offer incentives to get entrepreneurs to set up their own small package-delivery businesses as part of Amazon's latest effort to solve the challenge of getting goods to customer doorsteps.<p>Amazon unveiled one of the dark …

Business Casual For Men Deciphered - The Modern Work Dress Code

‘Dress Down’ Friday<p>If the last two decades brought a new physical comfort to corporate dressing, aiming to take the weight of formality from those …

Men's Fashion

Dementia-related brain damage reversed in mice using 20-year-old asthma drug

A fascinating new study from researchers at Temple University has successfully reversed cognitive impairments in mice with dementia. The research …

Here’s why AT&T decided to buy Time Warner, according to CEO Randall Stephenson

Think Netflix.<p>AT&T is close to nailing down its deal to buy Time Warner, a massive content company that owns HBO, CNN and the “Harry Potter” film franchise.<p>But I’ve wondered about the merits of the deal. Since Time Warner content still has to be made available to competing distributors — whether …

Time Warner

PHILOSOPHY - Albert Camus

Swedish archaeologists uncover brutal 5th century massacre

Archaeologists in Sweden have uncovered startling evidence of a massacre more than 1500 years ago, when the inhabitants of a small village were struck down in their houses or as they fled along the street, and their bodies left to rot where they fell – with their treasures including beautiful …

Archaeology

The Scientific Reason Why Knuckles Crack Is Not What You'd Expect

Researchers conclude: It's not the sound of popping bubbles.<p>The sweet release of cracking knuckles has always baffled scientists. Over the years, …

University of Alberta

Army of Nanorobots Successfully Strangles Cancerous Tumors

Tiny moving robots made of DNA are being used to deliver cancer drugs.<p>Nearly 1.7 million new cases of cancer are detected in the United States each …

Immune System

Allergan just got one step closer to approval for its migraine drug — and it's part of a wave of new treatments for the condition that affects 38 million Americans

A wave of new migraine medications are getting closer to approval.<p>The migraine market is huge. An estimated 38 million Americans have migraines, a chronic neurologic condition that can cause pain, sensitivity to light and noise, dizziness, and nausea. For some, more than four days of the month are …

Cheddar Man: the first Britons were black, Natural History Museum DNA study reveals

The earliest Britons were black-skinned, with dark curly hair and possibly blue eyes, new analysis of a 10,000-year-old Somerset skeleton has revealed.<p>Scientists at the Natural History Museum have used pioneering genetic sequencing and facial reconstruction techniques to prove that the first …

This Gene Links Red Meat to Cancer, And Now We Finally Know Where It Came From

It turns up in some surprising places.<p>There's already an established link between eating red meat and a higher risk of cancer. Now a study on the …

Controversial Study Says Women Find Men Attractive Based on One Body Part

No, not that one.<p>If there’s one good thing 2017 will be remembered for, it’ll be the long-overdue upheavals in the dynamics between men and women. …

Tesla Learned About Dyson’s Secret Car Plans Two Years Early

When Dyson Ltd. started developing an electric car -- a radical departure for a company known for vacuums and hand dryers -- executives knew it would …

An Alzheimer's Drug Has Been Shown to Help Teeth Repair Cavities Naturally

No fillings, no drills.<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called …

Sunken 8th continent reveals its buried secrets

A journey to plumb the remote ocean depths has revealed that Earth does indeed have an eighth continent.<p>A nine-week voyage took scientists from around the world to drill and explore the seafloor off New Zealand and Australia. They found evidence of land-based fossils, revealing that the ancient …

Doctors Restore Consciousness in Man Who Spent 15 Years in a Vegetative State

OMG.<p>For the first time, doctors have used a type of nerve stimulation device to restore consciousness in a patient who spent 15 years in a vegetative …

The Brain

Volvo has a new baby SUV that might make Tesla worried

Volvo has fully embraced the next generation of car technology. It’s committed to producing no gas-only cars after 2018, its self-driving tech is …

Tesla

Astronomers discover a pitch black planet that reflects almost zero sunlight

When you imagine planets outside of our solar system you might dream up ocean worlds, thick plains of ice, or boiling seas of molten rock. Worlds …

Astronomy

Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban of killer robots

Open letter signed by Tesla chief and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman urges UN to block use of lethal autonomous weapons to prevent third age of war<p>Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots.<p>…

United Nations

15 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Just More

Nobody cares how busy your are or how work you late, they just care what you get done.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're working a traditional 9-to-5 gig or running your own business, we all struggle with productivity. For many this is a daily struggle. The …

Business Strategy

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do.<p>A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A <i>select few</i> are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don't compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do -- only that you will be …

Bitcoin just passed $4,000

What a day for Bitcoin.<p>24 hours ago the cryptocurrency was trading below $3,700. About an hour ago it surged passed $4,000 and has no signs of stopping. It’s now trading around $4,135.00. For reference, a week ago Bitcoin hit an all-time high as it passed $3,000 for the first time.<p>Check out the …