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8 signs the rich have way too much money

<b>(via Alternet)</b><p>They control our world but barely even live in it<p>R.J. Eskow<p>August 12, 2013 7:20pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Alternet.<p>The statistics about wealth inequality in this country are both astonishing and alarming. But statistics can’t tell the entire story if they’re presented …

13 Timeless Style Lessons From John F. Kennedy

When we think of stylish presidents, the first one that comes to mind is always John F. Kennedy -- we'd like to think he was the first "cool" president. Though we mostly saw him in suits, Kennedy always looked amazingly put-together (not to mention <i>handsome</i>). The man even wore sophisticated outfits …

Brain changes of autism may begin in the womb

Scientists say many of the brain changes seen in autism likely occur during pregnancy and delivery.<p>Two new studies add to a growing body of evidence pointing to pregnancy as a critical period in the brain changes that lead to autism.<p>One study, published Tuesday in <i>Annals of Neurology,</i> finds a …

This Is Elon Musk's Hyperloop

Billionaire Elon Musk has announced details of Hyperloop, his mysterious high-speed transportation project. There was some of what we expected, and a few surprises, too.<p>SpaceX/Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk has unveiled details on the Hyperloop, his proposed (and until now mostly mysterious) plan …

How To Save On Cable, Internet & Phone Providers When You Move

Calling to get cable, the phone line, and an internet connection all moved over to a new address is a necessary pain when setting up a new home. But …

Eating oily fish 'halves rheumatoid arthritis risk'

<b>Eating at least one portion of oily fish, such as salmon or mackerel, a week can halve the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, experts believe.</b><p>The findings come from a study of more than 32,000 Swedish women and they offer another reason to follow the established dietary advice of regularly …

Swiss Shop Clerk Says Oprah "Cannibalized Her" With Racism Charge

One week after Oprah Winfey told <i>Entertainment Tonight</i> about a run-in with an allegedly racist sales clerk in Zurich, the sales clerk is fighting …

Researchers Finally Ask Henrietta Lacks's Family If They Can Study Her Cells

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's taken 62 years, but researchers finally asked Henrietta Lacks's family for consent to use her …

The iOS 7 Masterstroke? Developers Are Updating The Third Party Apps

The changing of the UI in iOS continues to intrigue me, not least because this change, and the underlying changes in the SDK, is already having an interesting effect in the development of apps for Apple‘s mobile devices. With so much focus on apps in the current climate, it’s not enough for the UI …

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10 Tips for Self Portrait Photography

Self portrait photos are becoming increasingly necessary in the modern world. Think about social media. Whatever platform you sign up for requires …

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10 Things Your Ashes Can Do After You Die

Ashes to ashes, dust to ... diamonds? Here are 10 ways to give cremains a life after death.<p>1. An hourglass<p>Time for some symbolism! Hourglass …

The Grammar Rules of 3 Commonly Disparaged Dialects

Linguists are always taken aback by the overwhelmingly negative and sometimes virulently expressed reaction they get when stating something that …

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Modding the DNA of oranges may be the only way to save them

Would you drink a genetically modified glass of orange juice? As <i>The New York Times</i> explores, that seemingly simple question is at the heart of an enormous debate among citrus growers. Faced with an unyielding disease that sours oranges by leaving them half greened, the heavyweights in Florida's …

The mystery of monogamy: scientists claim to have the answer

As an enduring mystery of the human condition, it has been praised and damned in equal measure. It is a bridge over the abyss of isolation but can be …

Spy Agencies Have Banned Lenovo Computers, Fearing Chinese Hardware Hacks

No Thinkpad for you, NSA employee. Update: The Australian Department of Defence has denied these claims.<p>Lenovo is either the world's biggest or second-biggest PC manufacturer, depending on who you ask (the other potential is HP), and certainly one of the best. But according to the Australian …