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Spy assassinations: The top five deadly poisons

British investigators have confirmed that double agent Sergei Skripal was poisoned with an unusual nerve agent. They have not disclosed what kind of …

Want to really understand how bitcoin works? Here’s a gentle primer | Ars Technica

Ars goes deep on the breakthrough online payment network.<p>The soaring price of bitcoin—the virtual currency is now worth more than $250 billion—has …

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Ethereum, patiently explained

Although ‘Bitcoin‘ and ‘Ethereum’ are terms that are often paired together, the reality is that they are vastly different. The only thing Ethereum shares with Bitcoin is that it’s a cryptoasset running on top of blockchain.<p>Instead of being just a cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, Ethereum also has …

I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

Great lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories. But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable stories. A great life is forged and created in the shadows of them. As Muhammad Ali once put it, <b>"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses</b> — behind the lines, in the gym, and …

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33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

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Scientists Have Discovered A Delete Button Inside The Brain! • World News

There’s an old saying that goes “there’s strength in numbers”. Well, this is also true for neurons (nerve cells). The more neural activity there is …

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12 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started My Own Company

You have to trick yourself into thinking that you will succeed, no matter the odds.<p><b>1. There's never a "good time" to start your business.</b> Quitting a comfortable job to start a new company is a leap of faith, regardless of whether you have funding, an investor, or great mentorship. We had this idea …

How to Start a Business: 7 Steps to Get Started Today

Follow this formula for launching and starting to grow your new business.<p>While starting a business is no easy task, it's not as difficult as many entrepreneurs would think. Instead of obsessing over every minor detail or second guessing yourself, if you follow these seven steps, you can be on your …

Small Business

Build Your Own Cellphone Using An Arduino GSM Shield

If you can’t find a phone to suit your style and needs, have you ever considered building your very own? If you fancy a challenge and have a a few …

The quest to turn computers into creative artists

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1032000/1032293_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522673335_6eb16904f9a01b37ccdad4291ba607e1<p><b>With the London Symphony Orchestra performing machine-written symphonies, Amazon selling books written by algorithms and film-makers</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Money Dashboard Gets $4.4M To Tell UK Bank Users What They Spend On

One thing the UK, a huge finance market, has been lacking in recent years is something equivalent to Mint.com. Now Money Dashboard hopes to fulfil at least part of that role. It’s a ‘smart’ account aggregation service that automatically analyses online banking statements. It’s now secured a £2.7 …

Thinkspace teenage entrepreneurs launch latest project

Team of 16-year-olds from Devon have the backing of Richard Branson, Steve Wozniak, Stephen Fry and Dick Costolo<p>A group of 16-year-old technology entrepreneurs, whose Thinkspace coding project has won the backing of Virgin Boss Richard Branson and Steve Wozniak, one of Apple’s co-founders, today …

Microsoft Releases a 3D Printing App for Windows 8.1

Microsoft made a big stink about the 3D printer support it gave Windows 8.1, and now it’s gone even further and released a 3D printing app that’s …

Bitcoin mining motherboards promise huge profits (for your energy provider)

As Bitcoins have become more valuable, they've also become much harder to accumulate using the mathematical process known as "mining." This air of futility hasn't fazed ASRock, however, as the company has revealed two new motherboards that promise to help DIY-ers to "join the gold rush now!" The …

Most ambitious 3D printing projects

As 3D printing technology becomes cheaper and more widely available, the creations being produced are growing ever more ambitious. Here we look at some of the most impressive.<p><b>Print your own ... rocket engine</b><p>The sky may be the limit for some users of 3D printers, but Nasa are trying to go beyond …

Adafruit tutorial turns your Raspberry Pi into an ad-blocking WiFi access point

Ads can be a buzzkill, especially when they're so pervasive they become distractions. Luckily, Adafruit has a new tutorial that turns your Raspbery Pi into a WiFi access point that doubles as a mighty ad-blocking machine for any device -- be it an iPad or an Xbox -- that connects to it. All you …

Consolidating server platforms

In the past, the falling cost of hardware has encouraged businesses to simply buy a new server as the need arose. But after a few years they have …

How to keep a small business IT infrastructure simple

Many small businesses initially build an IT infrastructure that is easy to manage, easy to understand and highly efficient. However, left unchecked …

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Galaxy Gear: Samsung launches new smartwatch

Samsung unveils the price and release date of the hotly-anticipated Galaxy Gear smartwatch, at the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin.<p>Samsung says the Gear can act as an extension to a smartphone by discreetly alerting users to incoming messages and calls on its 1.63-inch screen.<p>Users can even …

‘Oldest man in the world’ discovered in Bolivia, and he attributes his long-life to long walks and quinoa

He has spent a lifetime eking out a living in barren mountains but 123-year-old Carmelo Flores Laura looks set to be named the oldest living person …

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Interview: Scott Meleskie of Clark Street Mercantile

Opening just over a month ago, Clark Street Mercantile is a modest boutique in Montreal aimed at the discerning gentleman. Clothing, footwear, apothecary, pens and paper, magazines, accessories, artwork, bags, blankets, tonic and grenadine, razors—the inventory is a panoply of products from brands …

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31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

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Meet the innovators changing our world

Michael Hayman, co-founder of StartUp Britain, draws inspiration from six remarkable people who show what entrepreneurs can achieve .<p>"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”<p>That was the clarion call of the campaign that relaunched one of the 21st …

7 Simple Numbers That Can Grow Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of my main business mantras is "Know Your Numbers," and because numbers are the language of business, it is numbers that will ultimately determine your success.<p>Business is literally a numbers game, but what numbers should you …

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