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35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day.<p>Here is a list of 35 which I have come across. While some may fail to live up to their promises, …

Blockchain

This 59-year-old mother of 2 is making millions selling legal marijuana gummies

That's how she felt in 2010 when starting Wana Brands (shortened from marijuana), now Colorado's leading company for cannabis-infused confectionary products.<p>Back then, her home state had just begun opening the doors to a legalized marijuana market. Whiteman saw a niche ready to be filled.<p>She …

Cannabis

Incredible colorized photographs show the immigrants who passed through Ellis Island 100 years ago

One amateur photographer by the name of Augustus Sherman, who served as Ellis Island's chief registry clerk sometime between 1906 and 1917, photographed a handful of immigrants who passed through. According to the New York Public Library, his subjects were most likely asked to wear their best …

New York Public Library

The merging of humans and machines is happening now

<b>The merging of machine capability and human consciousness is already happening. Writing exclusively for WIRED, DARPA director Arati Prabhkar outlines</b> …

AgriTech, not FinTech, is Leading Blockchain Adoption

The Blockchain is rapidly becoming one of the most used technologies in the world of finance. The largest financial groups are finally recognizing …

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A year ago, Skype co-founder Jaan Tallinn and Funderbeam co-founder, Urmas Peiker, had a vision of a blockchain-trading platform designed for new …

Blockchain

How A Color Designer Creates The Perfect Backdrop For Famous Art

At major museums around the world, the color experts at Farrow & Ball train their discerning eye on the walls behind the artwork.<p>White walls may reign supreme at art galleries, but at major art museums, colored walls are standard practice. And while you might be hard-pressed to remember what color …

Art

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7 Times Mathematics Became Art And Blew Our Minds

So pretty.<p>While maths might seem like a purely formulaic pursuit, the patterns and ratios it produces can help create some of history's most striking …

Prewritten Excuses for Cancelling Plans This Winter

I won't be able to make it to your _____ because it's at a kind of gross bar and there won't be anywhere safe for me to store my coat. I just got it for seventy per cent off on Gilt. You understand.<p>Sorry, I can't attend your _____ because my glasses will fog up when I enter and I won't be able to …

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Still listening with earbuds? Maybe it's time for an upgrade.

Don't get nervous -- the Audiophiliac put together a tasty selection of affordable headphones that'll sonically clobber your earbuds.<p>If you're still listening to music with the free earbuds that came with your smartphone, I have news for you: just about any decent headphone will sound a whole lot …

Audiophile

The 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

Your education shouldn't stop when you leave the classroom.<p>Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away.<p>A good place to start is with this year's most popular Coursera courses from …

Online Education

Photographer Continues Quest to Document the Diversity of Beauty Around the World

A year ago, we shared the incredible story of Mihaela Noroc—a photographer who quit her job, withdrew her savings, and embarked on a mission to capture portraits of women from every country in the world. The ambitious, ongoing project highlights beauty that exists everywhere, in densely-populated …

A hedge fund has laid out why it is closing — and it is enough to chill investors everywhere

The fund isn't closing because of bad performance. In fact, Nevsky did just fine in 2015, finishing the year up 0.39%.<p>In comparison, hedge funds on average fell 3.49%, according to Hedge Fund Research. Nevsky has also posted annualized returns of 18.4% since inception.<p>Nevsky said it made the …

Investing

These Gorgeous Photos Get You Up And Close And Personal With Bees Before They’re Gone

Excuse me, bee, you’ve got a little pollen on your face.<p>For 10 days–almost without sleeping–Sam Droege did nothing but take incredibly detailed photos of bees.<p>Each fuzzy hair, and sometimes a tiny scrap of pollen, is clearly visible, using a technique that stitches together dozens of extreme …

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Joseph Cornell: how the reclusive artist conquered the art world – from his mum’s basement

Thinking inside the box: romantic, obsessive and shy, Cornell never moved out of his mother’s house, yet his strange, exquisite art brought him fame and friendships with Duchamp, Dalí and Warhol<p>The box is the central metaphor of Joseph Cornell’s life, just as it is the signature element of his …

Art

20 startups out to create a new world order on Wall Street

Startups are taking on the financial sector. Some of the companies look to usurp traditional players, and others step into the gaps they've left behind.<p>Business Insider spoke to venture capitalists and banking veterans to put together a list of lesser-known startups, some of which are just a couple …

Wall Street

How the CIA ran a ‘billion dollar spy’ in Moscow

The spy had vanished.<p>He was the most successful and valued agent the United States had run inside the Soviet Union in two decades. His documents and drawings had unlocked the secrets of Soviet radars and weapons research years into the future. He had smuggled circuit boards and blueprints out of …

Russia

We need to change the way employees are being compensated at startups

The old model of relatively low salary and "high" equity only works when there's a healthy public market for that equity in the not-too-distant future. If IPOs are getting significantly delayed and are potentially at risk of not happening at all, [1] we need to change how compensation is structured.<p>…

Employment

Fortune.com

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Print Media

This Animated Data Visualization Of World War II Fatalities Is Shocking

What Work Will Look Like In 2025

The experts weigh in on the future of work a decade from now.<p>Anyone who grew up with the notion that we’d all have jet packs and robot housekeepers by 2015 knows that predicting the future is a risky business. But as technology continues to develop and various trends, demographic shifts, and other …

Computer Science

A Vegetable Growing Cheat Sheet

Glass Jellyfish Sculptures Are Innovative Pieces of Blown Glass

Rick Satava is a master glassblower from Chico, California, who creates incredibly lifelike jellyfish sculptures out of glass. His works are so realistic that people often wonder if they're looking at real jellyfish preserved in glass. In the late 1980s, the artist was inspired after a visit to the …

Sculpture

The best idioms from around the world, ranked

<i>The following were sourced from</i> I’m Not Hanging Noodles On Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World <i>by Jag Bhalla (National Geographic Books, 2009).</i><p>25. Ear-nectar<p>Origin: Indian. Meaning: A sweet noise or sound.<p>24. Can’t stop being the owl.<p>Origin: Italian, French. Meaning: Can’t …

Sausages

Keurig accidentally created the perfect business model for hardware startups

It’s no secret that investors don’t like hardware businesses. Despite the eternal frustration of startup founders, investor distaste in physical …

Business Strategy

Osmo Masterpiece could turn every kid into an iPad artist

Osmo is turning out to be wonderfully creative at making apps for children that redefine the meaning of games and play. After a big debut last year, today the Silicon Valley startup is proving that again with Osmo Masterpiece, an app that enables kids and adults to become digital artists and regain …

The world’s most beautiful markets

Before the industrial age, people shopped for food in their local areas – often in beautiful covered halls and markets. Jonathan Glancey describes the best.<p>When it comes to fresh food, there has long been a dividing line between Britain, the United States – or English-speaking countries – and much …

Seattle

BetaBox: A Mobile Prototyping Lab in a Shipping Container - Dwell

The so-called maker movement has the potential to fundamentally change the way things are developed, produced, and fixed in this country, but its shift into the mainstream depends on access to technology and the means of mastering it.<p>That can be tricky in today’s climate of slimmed-down …

Prototyping