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<b>1. Violentos e perigosos</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/11 (Fergregory/Thinkstock/Thinkstock)<p>São Paulo – Todos os anos, ao menos 437 mil pessoas são assassinadas em …

Deep-space radio waves 'heard' at opposite points on Earth

Anomaly no more? Radio observatories in Australia and Puerto Rico have both now picked up brief bursts of radio waves from beyond our galaxy.<p>A brief burst of radio waves from deep in space has now been picked up and "heard" by astronomers on opposite sides of the Earth.<p>Before you SETI enthusiasts …

How To Create Content Google Hummingbird Loves

When Google announced its newest search algorithm, Hummingbird, in September 2013, many SEO strategists began to panic. And—at least, initially—that …

O outro lado da moeda: lugares no Brasil e no mundo que criaram o próprio dinheiro

Como as moedas locais - e sociais - têm fortalecido comunidades, economias locais e ajudado o desenvolvimento socioeconômico de pequenas regiões<p>A …

Why Big Ideas Happen In Your Late 30s

If you’re looking to win the Nobel Prize, you better be closing in on 40. This is why.<p>We have a preoccupation with the precocious: When Yahoo acquired the British news-aggregator startup Summly last year, the media went into a brief tizzy over its 17-year-old founder. Before he was the America’s …

An Anatomy of Inspiration: A 1942 Guide to How Creativity Works

Such is the labyrinth of literature: Some time ago, <i>Dancing About Architecture: A Little Book of Creativity</i> led me to the 1939 gem <i>A Technique for Producing Ideas</i>, through which I discovered one of the best things I’ve ever read, <i>The Art of Scientific Investigation</i>, which has in turned led me to <b>An</b> …

Cryptocontracts Will Turn Law Into a Programming Language

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post with 10 things that amazed me about bitcoin (here). I just can’t stop thinking about the idea that I brought up …

Bitcoin mining the hard way: the algorithms, protocols, and bytes

This article explains Bitcoin mining in details, right down to the hex data and network traffic. If you've ever wondered what really happens in …

Marketplace de investimento recebe aporte de US$ 37 milhões

A Funding Circle, do Reino Unido, está no mercado desde 2010 e já intermediou mais de 173 milhões de libras em empréstimos<p>Reunir investidores …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Não seja manipulado: preço é ilusão de ótica

Entenda como os preços de um produto podem ser uma ferramenta de manipulação do consumidor<p>O que significa o preço para você? Se você o considera como …

How to easily root an Android device

Free utility KingoRoot makes it a snap to take total control of just about any Android smartphone. Here's how to use it.<p>Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace …

Is The Cult Of Central Bankers Unraveling?

In my experience, markets don’t deal well with several crises emerging at the one time. Give them just QE tapering and they may be able to adapt, but throw Syria and an Asian currency mess into the mix, and it can make for a wild ride. Underlying all of the recent volatility though is the first …

How You Should Be Using LinkedIn -- But Probably Aren't

This story originally appeared on Business on Main<p>If you're like me, you hastily set up a LinkedIn page, accepted invitations to connect, and then left your page to wither. Big mistake. In a recent survey of 835 business owners by Vistage International and The Wall Street Journal, 41 percent of …

The bad and good of Wonga

<b>In many ways Wonga.com is an impressive, even admirable business (and please resist your temptation to send me hate mail - I am feeling delicate).</b><p>It is, for example, funded exclusively with equity capital, or £100m genuinely at risk of being lost if things go wrong.<p>So, unlike a bank, it has no …

How To Conduct Your Own Google Ventures Design Sprint

To mentor 150 startups in its portfolio, Google Ventures developed a five-day design process. Here, the method’s mastermind, Jake Knapp, details how your company can run its own sprint to solve a big problem.<p><i>Editor’s note: This post is part of a seven-part series originally published on Google</i> …

Is the Lotto the Answer to the Marketplace Fairness Act?

China has learned through a 2010 study by Professor Junmin Wan from Fukuoka University* that “Sales Tax Lotteries” increased sales taxes collected by 17%. As an example, China’s Gross Domestic Product (“GDP”) is about 7 trillion dollars. An 17% increase in sales tax revenues could equal about 1.2 …

Customer tweets complaint about HSBC, competing bank sings to compete

Mel Kirk, Managing Director of UK based Tribal Media, posted a tweet complaining about her bank, HSBC.<p>Nothing out of the norm so far.<p>However, within 24 hours, she’d received a video from a competing bank, Barclays, effectively singing for her business but also promoting Bespoke Offers, its new …

Sites ajudam o patrão a calcular direitos das domésticas - Finanças Pessoais - iG

Preocupado com a nova lei, empregador recorre a plataformas na internet para calcular salário, tributos e benefícios do empregado que trabalha em …

Introducing the Bangla-Pesa, Kenya’s beautiful new complementary currency

The Kenyan Bangla-Pesa, shown above, could enliven the interior of any wallet or purse. But most Kenyans won’t have the pleasure of handling the stunning new bills, because they are only accepted in an impoverished settlement called Bangladesh near the city of Mombasa.<p>The currency, which was …

Hacker Shows How To Attack An Airplane’s Systems–Using A Phone

A German security researcher has demonstrated how easy it can be to hack into the digital systems of an airliner in flight using the right coding knowledge and hardware that’s not hard to get–including a Samsung smartphone.<p>Hugo Teso presented at the Amsterdam security conference The Hack In The …

Michael Kors’ Microsite Helps You Visualize Your Holiday Celebration

At the top of December, with the holidays looming, sometimes it’s hard not to get distracted. Enter Michael Kors with a quick digital indulgence that meets those vacation thoughts head-on and gives them a visual aid. On Celebrate with Michael Kors, users type in any holiday accompaniment they can …

Cornstarch Replaces Cyanide In Clean New Gold Extraction Method

Scientists accidentally discover a new way to isolate gold that is much safer than existing processes, which use toxic cyanide.<p>Gold, precious forever but especially lately, is a tricky metal. Bound up in consumer electronics, jewelry and the ores that it comes from, gold is difficult to extract, …

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ANDREESSEN: There Are No Exciting Tech IPOs Coming — Because We've Ruined The Public Markets

Click for the video...CNBCDon't expect a game-changing tech initial public offering anytime soon. Private tech companies are steering clear of going public as long as they can manage, said Marc Andreessen, the co-founder of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, on CNBC's "Closing Bell" …

Even economists need lessons in quantitative easing, Bernanke style

Martin Feldstein is an eminent economist. In addition to being a prolific researcher, he served as head of US president Ronald Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisors, and made the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) what it is today—an institution that Paul Krugman called “the old-boy …

European Compensation Developments: Financial Institutions and Beyond

Almost half a decade after the onset of the financial crisis, populist sentiment and the resulting political environment continue to fuel stricter …