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Australian Craig Wright could be the mysterious Bitcoin creator. But the same thing has been said about others before – the currency is bigger than one person<p>Craig Wright, an Australian academic, might be the secret creator of cryptocurrency bitcoin, unmasked by an anonymous hacker after seven …

Bitcoin

TIME Magazine Charleston Shooting Cover Story

On the night of June 17, a gunman opened fire in a church basement in Charleston. Nine people died. Five survived. Survivors and families tell their …

Before 'Spectre': The 10 Best James Bond Films, Ranked

It's an indelible part of pop culture, a-more-often-than-not guaranteed box office money-maker, and one of the most successful franchises in cinema …

Adele: Inside Her Private Life and Triumphant Return

As Adele steers through a South London high street in her four-door Mini Cooper, with her toddler's vacant car seat in back and the remains of a …

Here’s the best way to guess correctly on a multiple choice test

Often, you’ll hear people say that you should “trust your instincts” when making decisions. But are first instincts always the best?<p>Psychological research has shown many times that no, they are often no better—and in many cases worse—than a revision or change. Despite enormous popular belief that …

Critical Thinking

We Spoke to the Photographer Behind the Picture of the Drowned Syrian Boy

"What I saw has left a terrible impression that keeps me awake at night," says Nilüfer Demir.<p>Nilüfer Demir. Photo: DHA<p>This past Wednesday, 12 people drowned while trying to reach a Greek island from Turkey on a rubber raft. One of the casualties was three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, who had fled Kobane …

Fall Music Preview 2015: 30 Must-Hear Albums

With the 2015 VMAs in the rearview, the music world turns its attention to the fall-album onslaught. No matter what your tastes, there's plenty to …

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Fact-Check: How True Is the Explosive N.W.A. Biopic?

The hip-hop biopic Straight Outta Compton, about the rap group N.W.A., hits theaters Friday, and contains plenty of larger-than-life moments. Here, …

Mindy Kaling's Guide to Killer Confidence

Mindy Kaling's secret? You have to earn that bulletproof feeling. In an excerpt from her new book, <i>Why Not Me?</i>, she explains.<p>One evening last year, I was onstage at a Q&A in Manhattan hosted by a magazine to discuss my life and career. This was one of those fancy events where ticket prices are high, …

The Cop

Darren Wilson was not indicted for shooting Michael Brown. Many people question whether justice was done.<p>Darren Wilson, the former police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an eighteen-year-old African-American, in Ferguson, Missouri, has been living for several months on a nondescript …

Here Are the Best Books of 2015 So Far

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50 Cent’s Business Sense

Rapper 50 Cent, who recently filed for bankruptcy protection, talks about his many businesses, his tough-guy image and his new boxing movie, ‘Southpaw’<p>In an interview a few weeks ago, rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson was candid about the usefulness of his tough-guy persona. “It prevents people from …

50 Cent

Home-made quadcopter capable of firing pistol at least four times while airborne posted on YouTube<p>A video of a home-made drone firing what appears to be a pistol has been posted onto YouTube.<p>The video, which cannot be independently verified by the Guardian, appears to show a small calibre handgun …

Homemade

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Texas Attack

ISIS supporters claimed responsibility Tuesday for the Sunday's attack at a Muhammad Drawing Contest in Garland, Texas and called the gunmen "soldiers of the caliphate." Authorities shot and killed the two gunmen Sunday after they wounded a safety officer.<p>Police Chief Mitch Bates also told …

Law Enforcement

Mind-boggling images from 25 years of the Hubble Telescope

NASA launched the Hubble Space Telescope, 25 years ago this week, on April 24, 1990. The $2.5 billion project has transformed the way the public and …

Think Tank Led By Former JPMorgan Managing Director Launches Regenerative Capitalism Framework at Yale University – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

GREENWICH, Conn., Apr. 22 /CSRwire/ - Capital Institute, a non-partisan think tank founded in 2010 by former JPMorgan Managing Director John …

Holy Land Principles Scores Key Win at GE Annual Meeting – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Apr. 22 /CSRwire/ - In its first outing, Holy Land Principles, Inc. secured the key number of votes for its Resolution calling …

CSR

One Year After the Korean Ferry Disaster (Photos)

Heartbreaking<p>Two hundred and fifty South Korean students were killed on April 16, 2014, when the Sewol ferry sank. See photos of their grieving …

Grieving

The Most Unique Natural Wonder in Each State

You don't have to travel far to find some truly magical landscapes.<p>Typical tourist destinations like theme parks and resort towns certainly have their charms, but sometimes, Mother Nature creates jaw-dropping attractions of her own. From caverns that feel like a cathedral to mesmerizing springs, …

National Parks

The Courage of Bystanders Who Press 'Record'

Police-worn body cameras may be necessary, but we still need citizens who are brave enough to capture video of conflict.<p>On October 14, 2007, a middle-aged man was growing irate at the arrivals terminal of the Vancouver International Airport. Robert Dziekanski had been stuck in the airport for 10 …

16 Things You Learn About the NCAA Tournament While on the Road with a 16 Seed

The view from the bottom of the bracket, as seen by two fans traveling with the extreme longshot Coastal Carolina Chanticleers basketball squad.<p><i>When the 16th-seeded Coastal Carolina Chanticleers traveled to Omaha for its opening-round matchup in the 2015 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament</i> …

The Power in Kendrick Lamar's Complexity

To Pimp a Butterfly is challenging, but that's because it reflects a challenging world.<p>Six songs into his new album, Kendrick Lamar locks himself in a hotel room and faces a brutal assault from his own conscience. His voice shredded like that of a man dying in the desert, with horns in the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Inside the Psychedelic Mind of Björk: A Retrospective at MoMA

The most talked about MoMA show for years offers a glimpse of the Icelandic singer’s magical world.<p>In a mesmerizing video from 1988, Björk, the …

Leonard Nimoy’s ‘Secret’ Talent: A Look Back at His Intimate Photography Exhibition

Leonard Nimoy passed away today at the age of 83. Back in 2010, the Star Trek legend unveiled an eye-opening portrait show at Mass MoCA called Secret …

Leonard Nimoy

Heartwarming Photos of the Amazing Friendship Between a Dog and an Owl

Dogs may be man's best friend, but Ingo the shepherd dog's special buddy is Poldi, a little owl who loves to pose for pictures and cozy up to his canine pal. Germany-based animal photographer and collage artist Tanja Brandt documents their unlikely friendship in heartwarming portraits that show the …

The Riot That Sparked the Selma March

The racist violence in Selma, Alabama, 50 years ago lives in history as ‘‘Bloody Sunday,’’ but do not forget the February night of vigilantism in …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

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