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Beyond bitcoin: How cryptocurrency is changing the world

"It's a beautiful, beautiful sunny day here as it typically is," says Ethan Erkiletian from Nassau, Bahamas.<p>Half a year ago, Erkiletian moved to the …

Chicago's 2017 housing market will be weakest in nation, group says

The housing market in the Chicago area is expected to be the weakest of any of the nation's 100 largest metropolitan areas during 2017, leaving opportunity for people to buy homes at affordable prices while perhaps frustrating home sellers.<p>Both prices and sales will increase, but at a stunted rate …

Marijuana Real Estate Investment Trust Lists on NYSE

Innovative Industrial Properties becomes the first pot stock on a major exchange despite the fact that marijuana is illegal to possess, grow, or sell under federal law.<p>A company that plans to buy industrial properties and lease them to medical marijuana cultivators in states that have legalized …

6 Cities That Have Transformed Their Highways Into Urban Parks

Building a highway in a city is often thought of as a solution to traffic congestion. However, the induced demand theory has shown that when drivers …

Apple is moving into this $16.5 billion neighborhood — and it's one of the biggest property developments in London history

It was formerly a coal-fired power station, supplying much of London's electricity until the 1980s. Since then, it has sat mostly abandoned.<p>Now the two million-square-foot building is undergoing a major renovation as part of the Battersea Power Station development. The estimated $9.9 billion (£7.8 …

Skyscrapers

Trump to preside over the richest Cabinet in U.S. history

Dwight Eisenhower surrounded himself in the<p>White Housewith such wealthy individuals that his Cabinet was mockingly referred to as "nine millionaires and a plumber."<p>President-elect<p>Donald Trumpis about to do him one better.<p>Trump won the election by appealing to America's disaffected working class, …

How to Hide $400 Million

A few weeks after she realized her husband was finally leaving her, Sarah Pursglove flew down to the Bahamas to figure out how much money he really had. Like many women married to very wealthy men, she didn’t know much about the family accounts. Her husband, a Finnish entrepreneur named Robert …

Earth, Mars, and the Sun Are Aligning This Weekend to Put on a Beautiful Show

And the moon even has a trick up its sleeve, too.<p>If you're lucky enough to live in a place with a clear sky this weekend, grab your binoculars, because there's going to be a lot to watch this weekend.<p>The Associated Press reports that on Sunday morning, Earth, Mars, and the Sun will be perfectly …

NASA's Scott Kelly Grew 2 Inches: The Body After a Year in Space

After living for nearly a year aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is two inches taller than his identical twin brother Mark.<p>One of the main goals of his groundbreaking mission is to study how well humans can endure — mind, body and spirit — on a long-duration …

Understanding Our Changing Universe | The Takeaway | WNYC

Whether it's ripples in the fabric of spacetime or evidence of a new planet, our understanding of the universe is changing once again.

Leonardo DiCaprio Saw Climate Change Firsthand While Filming 'The Revenant'

The actor and environmentalist tells Condé Nast Traveler how his latest movie role made him think hard about global warming.<p>Leonardo DiCaprio has already gone home with a handful of trophies this awards season, thanks to his incredibly physical performance as a 19th-century frontiersman who can't …

Filmmaking

Use These 24 Tools to Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World

Nearly a quarter, 23 percent, of Americans worked from home in 2014, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics survey. If you’re one of the …

A research team has an unsettling explanation for why we haven't found aliens

Given the size and age of the universe, he said, and the statistical probability of life emerging in other solar systems, why is it that humanity has not seen any indications of intelligent life in the cosmos?<p>This query, known as the Fermi Paradox, continues to haunt us to this day.<p>If there are …

National Academy of Sciences

These are the signs Apple is working on the next major computing platform

It's all but a given that Apple is developing a car (even Elon Musk called the project "an open secret" in the auto industry). But when it comes to a new kind of personal computing gadget, several recent acquisitions and hires hint that Apple is at least exploring augmented reality.<p>Augmented …

World Bank: Silicon Valley tech firms are making inequality worse

But to the World Bank, the powerful Washington-based organisation that lends money to developing countries, Silicon Valley's technology firms appear to be exacerbating economic inequality rather than improving it.<p>It's not a new argument in California's San Francisco Bay, where protesters have …

Silicon Valley

These Offices Will Blow Your Mind

These days, a simple office water cooler and coffee machine won’t cut it. Workspaces are bigger and more impressive than ever — boasting perks that …

4 unconventional tips on starting a business from Peter Thiel

Certainly, one of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time is Peter Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal and now a prominent venture capitalist. He was the first outsider to invest in Facebook, and he manages Founders Fund's $2 billion in assets.<p>We read Thiel's bestselling book, "Zero to One," and …

Peter Thiel

Confessions of a Rehabber: Expert Tips for Rentable Properties

I have owned dozens of rentals over the years, and I have gone through many stages of what a rental house finish should look like. Believe me when I …

7 Must-Read Real Estate Books for Beginning Investors

Thirteen years ago I was a brand new real estate investor. I had just graduated from college with a biology degree, and I decided to jump into the …

What Are Quantum Gravity's Alternatives To String Theory?

The Universe we know and love — with Einstein’s General Relativity as our theory of gravity and quantum field theories of the other three forces — has a problem that we don’t often talk about: it’s incomplete, <i>and we know it</i>. Einstein’s theory on its own is just fine, describing how …

The Great Filter theory suggests humans have already conquered the threat of extinction

It's difficult to not be pessimistic when considering humanity's future prospects. Many people would agree that it's more likely than not that we'll …

This Entrepreneur Built A Million-Dollar Business On Small Investments In Local Real Estate

Working as a financial advisor in San Francisco after college, Cory Binsfield had an epiphany on the Golden Gate Bridge: “It was the middle of the afternoon,” he says. “Traffic was so backed up I could barely move. I said, `What am I doing here? It’s beautiful but I’m tied up in traffic.’”<p>Binsfield …

Lexus LF-FC Concept Previews New Flagship Sedan

Show car features hand gesture controls.<p>Lexus pulled the covers off its LF-FC Concept (formerly known as the Progressive Luxury Concept) at the Tokyo Motor Show today. According to the automaker, the LF-FC Concept previews the design direction of a future flagship sedan.<p>Up front, Lexus has revised …

‘The scariest car I’ve ever driven’: Watch a 1,000HP Porsche 911 in action

There are a few things on the internet that we’ll never get tired of seeing: cute animals, funny GIFs, iPhone leaks and videos of vehicles going …

Touted as Trello for Gmail, Sortd wants users to experience ‘Inbox Zen’

Being in complete control of one’s inbox is not an easy task for startups or large-scale enterprises. As a startup scales, the volume of email …

Here's what it takes to be an astronaut

Chris Hadfield had wanted to be an astronaut for as long as he can remember - a dream that seemed out of reach for a young boy growing up on a corn farm in a country with no astronaut program. But he stuck to it. Hadfield spent his time learning mechanics on tractors and old cars, and later trained …

Chris Hadfield

This Magnet Can Change Your Faith in God

When researchers used magnetic energy to shut down the brain’s threat perception, nearly a third of patients were more tolerant to immigrants. More …

How Iron Man tech is helping Mercedes build better dashboards

The 21st century dashboard is about more than just a speedo and fuel gage, and Mercedes is looking to blockbuster movie tech to fend off CarPlay and …

15 Tools To Help You Get More Done: Favorites of Million-Dollar Entrepreneurs

If you run a one-person business, you know how hard it is to get everything done. To help you amp up your personal productivity, Elaine Pofeldt asked owners of million-dollar, one- and two-person businesses to share the tools they use to extend their reach.

Entrepreneurship

Jaw-dropping images give us a first glimpse of Mars' liquid water

For years, a team of NASA scientists had pondered over the enigmatic dark streaks lining the inner and outer faces of craters on the Martian surface, shown below.<p>But no longer.<p>NASA announced the answer to the conundrum Monday: The streaks are evidence of flowing water.<p>Most mysterious about these …

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