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The Future Of Gene Editing Is Being Decided Right Now

How will CRISPR shape our future?<p>Today, hundreds of scientists are gathered in Washington, D.C. for the international summit on genome editing. The three-day conference will discuss the ethical and appropriate use of all genome-editing technologies, but it will likely pay close attention to the …

FIFA Exec Cites Spoof Article From The Onion As Evidence Of U.S. Corruption

FIFA is now officially a parody of itself.<p>"At press time, the U.S. national team was leading defending champions Germany in the World Cup's opening match after being awarded 12 penalties in the game's first three minutes," the story continued.<p>"I look to see that FIFA has frantically announced 2015 …

These 15 US Cities Are Driving The Future

A whopping 8 out of the top 15 best performing cities are local tech hubs — including the top 6.<p>Most of the rest are beneficiaries of the oil shale boom.<p>Milken's rankings are based on data from both long- and short-term growth in jobs, wages, salaries, and technological output.

OIL CRASHES, DOW FALLS 330: Here's What You Need To Know

First, the scoreboard:<p><b>Dow:</b> 17,501.6, -331.3, (-1.86%)• <b><br>S&P 500:</b> 2,020.6, -37.6, (-1.83%)• <b><br>Nasdaq:</b> 4,652.6, -74.2, (-1.57%)<p>And now, the top stories on Monday:<p>1. As was the case for the last few months of 2014, 2015 started with just one thing at the top of investors' minds: the price of oil. On Monday, …

A Former CIA Agent Explains How To Advance Your Career Like A Spy

They have to gain their opponent's trust and respond to a crisis quickly.<p>In the book "Work Like a Spy: Business Tips from a Former CIA Officer," J.C. Carleson writes about her experience as an undercover agent for the Central Intelligence Agency and the business and career tips she gained during …

One Wall Street Guru Correctly Predicted 2014 Would Be Huge For The Stock Market

Almost no one but Tom Lee.<p>As JP Morgan's chief US equity strategist, Lee forecast in December 2013 that the S&P 500 would top out at 2,075 in 2014, surging 17% from the time he made that call.<p>"The bull market, which began in March 2009, is acting like a 'classic' secular bull market," Lee wrote in …

Go West, young Han: How China and the new Silk Road threaten American imperialism

High-speed railways are revolutionizing trade in Eurasia — and could upset the global balance of power<p>November 18, 2014: it’s a day that should live forever in history. On that day, in the city of Yiwu in China’s Zhejiang province, 300 kilometers south of Shanghai, the first train carrying 82 …

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

How Different Cultures Understand Time

In the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Mexico employ time in such diametrically opposing manners that it causes intense friction between the two peoples.<p>In Western Europe, the Swiss attitude to time bears little relation to that of neighboring Italy.<p>Thais do not evaluate the passing of …

How-to: Safely delete or change an iCloud account from your Mac or iOS device

First off, before we begin and actually discuss how to safely delete or change an iCloud account, we should discuss the different scenarios as to why you might need to delete or change your iCloud account off of your device.<p>If you are using the same Apple ID as a family member for iCloud, your …

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Cove 6 House by Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA)

Cove 6 House in Knyzna, South Africa.<p>The team of Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA) designed the Cove 6 house situated in Knyzna, South …

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Interview with Architect Steven Ehrlich About 700 Palms

Architects often design their own homes and I wonder what it’s like to be your own client. Having spent countless hours designing for other people, …

Architecture

Gradient Coffee Table by Eli Chissick

Well, this is one ombré trend we <i>haven’t</i> seen yet. Gradient is a coffee table, by Eli Chissick, that’s made up of 10 different types of veneer, …

NY Design Week 2014: CYQL Brings Busted Bike Tubes Bouncing Back to Life at WantedDesign

All it took was a fashion show, a particularly inspiring Halloween and a little bit of stolen style from a Greek goddess. Sophie Hones—CYQL designer …

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Paul Allen Reportedly Sold His $28 Million Malibu Home Because He 'Hated The Sound Of The Ocean'

The buyer is reportedly CBS President and CEO Les Moonves.<p>Allen paid $25 million for the gorgeous white-walled contemporary home in 2010, though he apparently spent little time there since the sound of the ocean kept him up at night, a source told the Post. He "hated the sound of the ocean," the …

The US is an oligarchy, study concludes

Report by researchers from Princeton and Northwestern universities suggests that US political system serves special interest organisations, instead of voters<p>The US government does not represent the interests of the majority of the country's citizens, but is instead ruled by those of the rich and …

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The 10 Commandments of Content

Scott Donaton, who’s been an chronicler, judge, and creator of brand content, shares lessons of downright biblical importance for brands looking to connect with people through stories.<p>The challenge is clear by now: Intrusive, interruptive, self-centered marketing no longer works the way it once …

Build your own open source hardware Nest-style smart thermostat

Alan sez, "Spark.io provides instructions for making your own Nest-like 'smart' thermostat. Of course it's entirely open source, with files on …

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Stylish Vilfred Desk Combining Classic Design And Modern Lines

Looking for some private workspace? Need some elegance but don’t have much space? You’ll be glad to find out that your wishes are realized in Vilfred …

Chelsea Alien Pod Neighbor Back on the Market for $3.895M

If there's one thing to take away from the <b>Chelsea Alien Pod</b> debacle of 2007-2010, it's that we really, <i>really</i> wish we could have seen the entire documentary (trailer above) that former owners <b>Colin and Pamela Rath</b> commissioned. (And they came <i>so close</i> to their $60,000 crowdfunding goal, raising …

German Inventor solves permanent magnet motor puzzle - wants to 'give away' the discovery...

Thomas Engel is a successful German inventor with more than a hundred patented inventions to his credit. He - like many of his peers - does not look …

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