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Brexit is officially going to turn Britain's housing market upside down next year

A 1% drop may not seem like a big deal, but considering house prices have continually increased for the past few years, a sudden switch to a negative reading is alarming. It is completely turning the house price trajectory upside down.<p>House prices will, overall, rise by 2% this year, thanks to the …

All of the US economy's problems come back to one thing

The rough patches and disappointments that are plaguing the US economy are all symptoms of one thing, according to Tim Hopper of TIAA Global Asset Management: the slack left in the labor market.<p>For instance, the chief economist said, the downturn in capital spending by businesses and the declining …

Economics

Hunt For Cracks In Einstein’s General Theory Of Relativity In Cosmic Voids

The universe we live in is huge, and it’s mostly empty. In fact, the universe’s largest known structure is basically a chunk of empty space — a …

Terror and rage: what makes a mass murderer different to a terrorist?

<i>Was the attack terror related?</i><p>That’s the central (and sometimes almost the only) question asked now in the immediate aftermath of violence – and for good reason. All of us know that what happens next – the social and political meaning of the crime – hinges almost entirely upon the answer. …

Terrorism

Don't call me a prodigy: the rising stars of European mathematics

Scientists from 80 countries flocked to Berlin this week to attend the European Congress of Mathematics. One main takeaway: some of the continent's …

8 Must-Read Mindfulness Books From Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Buddhist monk and a peace activist. Uniquely his teaching is so straightforward and practical; as you can easily connect with …

Podcast: Why wars in the Middle East will cost the U.S. trillions more | Reuters

The United States is at war and has been for more than a decade. Although major combat operations in Iraq in Afghanistan have ended, America still maintains a presence in both and will for years to come. It also funds Syrian rebels, bombs Islamic State strongholds in the region and runs drones from …

War

Donald Trump Thinks Crime Is Out of Control, Hillary Clinton Thinks Gun Violence Is Growing. They're Both Wrong.

Remember that time that Republican presidential nominee talked about he was the "law and order" candidate who alone could take back the night from …

Guns

BT Broadband, Plusnet and others face second day of outage

BT Broadband and Plusnet customers are facing a second day without internet access, as the UK’s largest internet service provider, and its competitors, struggle with further power issues.<p>After a day of disruption on Wednesday, which saw 10% of BT’s 9 million customers’ internet usage affected for …

Telecoms

Are We Alone In The Universe?

<i>Despite being extremely unlikely, is there a possibility that Earth is the only planet in the universe with life? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Viktor Toth, IT pro, part-time physicist, on</b> …

Quora

This Mind-Bending 3D Map Of The Universe Includes The Dark Matter We Can’t See

Today’s explorers are charting 1.2 million galaxies and the acoustic waves formed at the beginning of time.<p>Scientists have put together a map of the universe, a 3D behemoth representing 650 billion cubic light years, home to 1.2 million galaxies. But of course, being scientists, they didn’t send …

Universe