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You could be immortal by 2050

Those are the words of esteemed futurologist Dr Ian Pearson, who believes humans are very close to achieving “immortality” — the ability to never …

Working-class

Marijuana Isn't A Gateway To Heroin, But Cannabis Prohibition is, Canadian Researcher Suggests

Marijuana is not a gateway to harder drugs like heroin. But cannabis prohibition could lead to abusing dangerous substances, according to a Canadian …

Cannabis

Where Do You Go When You Die? The Increasing Signs That Human Consciousness Remains After Death

Philosophically, though, our definition of death hinges on something else: the point past which we’re no longer able to return. Those two were more …

Medicine

Will We Ever Be Able to Upload a Mind to a New Body?

In <i>Altered Carbon</i>, the body no longer matters. As one character quipped: “You shed it like a snake sheds its skin.” That’s because the human …

Singularity

Your Friendly Reminder That Jai Nice Is A Flawless Baaawdy Goddess

Jai Nice Is Shattering InstagramSuper poppin’ entrepreneuress Jai Nice has the internet in a TIZZY over her God-level baaaawdy that helped launch her …

Bollywood

Considering Massachusetts As A 'Sanctuary State' For Pot

Massachusetts would become a so-called sanctuary state for marijuana under a new proposal filed on Beacon Hill, but the idea could be a hard sell for …

Cannabis

This Billionaire-Backed App Is Being Used to Buy and Sell Drugs

An encrypted messaging service used by politicians and business execs is the new favored tool of dark net drug dealers.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Dark net marketplaces are essentially Amazon.com of the underworld. Think of items you're not supposed to have, and chances are, you can …

Darknet

Set up a second screen for your computer

Two views are better than one.<p>You may get along just fine with only one computer screen, but adding a second can give you much more room to work. This upgrade isn't just for creative professionals or seasoned programmers—it lets anyone spread out their apps, edit documents side by side, and …

Computer Hardware

Alcoholics who smoke weed every day have healthier livers, study finds

Medical marijuana is now legal in 29 states, with a laundry list of positive uses including pain control and controlling nausea. But according to a …

Cannabis

Marijuana Is Less Harmful Than Sugar, New Survey Finds

When compared to other "vices," cannabis comes out smelling like a rose.<p>Marijuana is among the fastest growing industries in North America, which is …

Cannabis

Here Are the 50 Best Jobs In America, According to Glassdoor

It's based on salary, job satisfaction, and sheer number of positions available. Is your job on the list?<p>Of all the surprisingly high-paying jobs out there, the recent report that In-N-Out Burger pays its restaurant managers an average of $160,000 a year is probably the most surprising.<p>But, a lot …

Employment

Nearly 600,000 People Have Signed Up For Zero-Fee Crypto Trading on Robinhood

January 26th, 2018<p>Ali Raza<p>Almost overnight, Robinhood has made itself a force to be reckoned with in the cryptocurrency trading space. It is …

Cryptocurrency

Star Wars Battlefront 2: Revamped Progression Reveal Coming in March

EA announced it's implementing changes in the Star Wars Battlefront II progression system, based on player feedback.<p>In its announcement, EA calls the …

Star Wars Battlefront

WATCH: How Far Away Would You Need to Be to Survive a Nuclear Blast?

It's been more than 70 years since two nuclear bombs were detonated over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing at least 129,000 …

War

New Crypto Exchange Promises Dividends to Investors

sponsoredCrypto exchange gives up 25% of its net profits, allowing all investors and traders to collect quarterly dividends.Earlier this January, the …

Cryptocurrency

Financial regulator wants to go under cover on dark web

Australian Securities and Investment Commission says it needs more powers due to use of dark web in financial crime<p>The corporate watchdog wants new powers for its investigators to go undercover to combat financial crime on the dark web.<p>The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has said it …

Surveillance

IBM and Maersk Are Creating a New Blockchain Company

IBM and Danish shipping giant Maersk are teaming up to form a new company whose aim is to commercialize blockchain technology—the nifty, shared …

Inside Telegram’s ambitious $1.2B ICO to create the next Ethereum

We have even more information about messaging app Telegram’s plans for cashing in on its popularity within the crypto community with the massive ICO for its proposed Telegram Open Network (TON) project (that we first reported), after obtaining the whitepaper and investor prospectuses in full.<p>From …

The 'fintech' trend has caught on at Wharton, but many students want more

Fintech — the interplay between finance and technology — is rising in popularity throughout the country, and that increased interest is evident at …

Pax Crypto: Russia Proposes First Multinational Cryptocurrency, Expert Blog

<i>Expert Blog is Cointelegraph’s new series of articles by crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Boston Police Say They Won't Help the Feds Crackdown on Legal Marijuana

When Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded a policy that protected states with legal marijuana, many worried it was the first step towards a …

Stellar Lumens Skyrockets on New Year's Day | Hacked: Hacking Finance

Bitcoin’s Dominance of the Cryptocurrency Market Is Fading<p>// -- Discuss and ask questions in our community on Workplace.<p>For much of its history, …

8 Books That Elon Musk Says Changed His Life

Want to be like Elon Musk? Join our obsessively fanatical club. Among his many titles and descriptors, Musk is a certifiable bookworm. And that's …

Elon Musk

12 changes that could shake up the blockchain world in 2018

If there is one thing I have learned in the last two years in the cryptocurrency world, it’s that things change so quickly in this sector, it can humble anybody. Anyone who says he knows what he is talking about, doesn’t!<p>Still, it’s New Year’s Day, so what the heck? I’ll put my neck out there with …

Cryptocurrency

Netflix's 'The Witcher' Series Could Be The Next 'Game Of Thrones' Franchise

Winter is coming… As HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ closes its season seven finale. Fans are eagerly awaiting the next and final season of the fantasy series. In the meantime, they will have to patiently speculate about the ending of the series and the fate of their favorite characters. Once the series …

TV Series

Bitcoin and Ethereum to Face Serious Competition From Lighter Blockchains

<b>In an article that appeared in Forbes, the author goes over several reasons why he feels that less popular or newer blockchain projects could one day</b> …

Forget Bitcoin and Ethereum: Say Hello to Qtum

This business-focused blockchain developer aims to combine the best of bitcoin and Ethereum, with a twist.<p>This turned out to be a truly incredible …

Ethereum Price Predictions 2018: Experts Forecast Next Year's Value

It’s hard to imagine a better year for Ethereum than the one it had in 2017. The open-source blockchain platform saw its value skyrocket to new …

What Lies Ahead for Ethereum in 2018

With 2017 coming to an end, and blockchain and cryptocurrencies becoming the most searched for items on the internet, one is left with only a million …

BlockChain Innovators ARK Announce the Release of their Mobile Wallet, Bringing Crypto Freedom to Millions 

<b>Bitcoin Press Release</b>: <i>ARK is happy to announce another huge achievement, with the release of the much awaited ARK Mobile Wallet. Packed full of</i> …