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Whistleblower says he was demoted after finding problems in S.C. nuclear project, report says

Last year, months before South Carolina’s V.C. Summer project went belly up, a senior Westinghouse executive reportedly was demoted and sent to …

Nuclear Energy

My decades-long porn addiction nearly destroyed my love life

A few minutes after her late-night booty call had left, Erica Garza turned on her laptop to watch a raunchy video.<p>She finally brought herself to …

Self-awareness

11 brutally honest answers from a female sex addict's Reddit AMA

"I have to actively stop myself from having affairs. I fail a lot."<p>Sex addiction is often (mistakenly) seen as a primarily male condition. This is just one of the many misconceptions about sex addicts. <i>Reddit</i> user Throwawaylemon7's 'Ask Me Anything' thread tackles some of those misconceptions and …

Bitcoin is none of the things it was supposed to be

The cryptocurrency was supposed to replace the finance industry. Instead, it has replicated it.<p>On Thursday, the price of Bitcoin fluctuated by …

Can anything stop bitcoin? Price above $8,000

Forget about boring stocks. Bitcoin is where it's at these days for investors.<p>The virtual currency is now trading at a record high above $8,200 -- just a little more than a month after bitcoin first passed the $5,000 level. If this keeps up, bitcoin could be trading at $10,000 before the end of the …

Cryptocurrency

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

Bitcoin digital currency smashes all-time high of $6,500

Shrugging off fears of a possible price crash, the cryptocurrency has reached another record high. Despite climbing more than 500 percent in a year, …

Cryptocurrency

Swamp Tales: Puerto Rico Cancels $300 Million Trump Crony Electrical Grid Rebuild Contract

×<p>Caleb Nunez, USAF<p>A flag hangs from a highway overpass in Caguas, Puerto Rico declaring “Estamos de pie,” or “We are standing.” October, 2017.<p>The …

Caribbean

Company awarded $300 million contract in FEMA disaster funds to repair Puerto Rico's power grid Video

Congress members want to investigate Whitefish Energy and any ties to the Trump administration.

Get Ready for the 'Reaper' Botnet: It's Already Infected Over a Million Devices

Just in time for Halloween, a growing hacked device botnet named "Reaper" could put the internet in the dark.<p>Over a million internet-connected cameras and routers have already been infected, researchers with the Israeli-based firm Check Point says — and the number is growing.<p>"Our research suggests …

Routers

The Scientific Way To Measure a Child’s Dishonesty

For decades, scientists have been tricking kids into misbehaving and then calling them out, to create reliable laboratory tests that can separate …

Kids

“Heated gaming moment”: How a defense of PewDiePie’s racial slur became a darkly funny meme

On Sunday, YouTube’s biggest star, Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg, used a racial slur in the middle of a YouTube livestream. It wasn’t the first time …

Chatbot lets you sue Equifax for up to $25,000 without a lawyer

Equifax’s security failure affected 143 million US consumers, or 44 percent of the US population. To add insult to injury, Equifax waited over a month before revealing the security breach it had suffered. If you’re one of the millions affected by the breach, a chatbot can now help you sue Equifax …

Identity Theft

Equifax Says Cyberattack May Have Affected 143 Million in the U.S.

Equifax, one of the three major consumer credit reporting agencies, said on Thursday that hackers had gained access to company data that potentially compromised sensitive information for 143 million American consumers, including Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers.<p>The attack on the …

Identity Theft

The First White President

The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy.<p><b>It is insufficient</b> <b>to state</b> the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate exception, Trump’s predecessors made their way to high office …

Black Voters

Forget wearable tech, embeddable implants are already here - CNN.com

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