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Would Your Cat Choose You Over Its Food?

The stereotype of cats as aloof and indifferent is among many feline myths.<p>Cats are huge internet celebrities, so of course there are rumors about them.<p>Today we’re debunking the feline mystique, from their notorious independence to their tendency to go outside the box. (Learn surprising things you …

Pets

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano just exploded

Hawaii's volcanologists got it right.<p>Although Hawaii's volcanoes rarely erupt explosively, a perfect stage had been set for such an eruption to occur …

Kilauea

The Jaguar Is Made for the Age of Humans

A writer comes face-to-face with the cat deep in the Amazon jungle and left with a new understanding of its surprising resilience to poaching and habitat loss.<p>“There’s a jaguar in the <i>baño</i>,” George Olah told me with a small smile.<p>“Um?” I managed, squinting into the dusky Amazon forest surrounding …

Wildlife

20 Facts That Will Shatter Your Conception Of The World

Ever wonder what vibrators were actually invented for?

Kim Jong-un

26-Year-Old Born With Extremely Rare Facial Defect Is Breaking Beauty Standards With Her Modeling Career

"Remind the world that everyone is beautiful." These are the words of Ilka Brühl - a 26-year-old woman from Germany, who took it upon herself to …

Beauty

How Netflix Reinvented HR

Artwork: Freegums, Good Vibrations, 2011, acrylic on wood, 8′ x 15′<p>Sheryl Sandberg has called it one of the most important documents ever to come out of Silicon Valley. It’s been viewed more than 5 million times on the web. But when Reed Hastings and I (along with some colleagues) wrote a …

It’s True: False News Spreads Faster and Wider. And Humans Are to Blame.

What if the scourge of false news on the internet is not the result of Russian operatives or partisan zealots or computer-controlled bots? What if the main problem is us?<p>People are the principal culprits, according to a new study examining the flow of stories on Twitter. And people, the study’s …

Journalism

Here’s how much it costs to mine a single bitcoin in your country

So-called bitcoin mining is a hot topic of in the cryptocurrency world.<p>That’s chiefly because of the rising electricity costs associated with …

Bitcoin

The full list of winners at the Bafta film awards

Outstanding British film<p>Darkest Hour<br>The Death of Stalin<br>God’s Own Country<br>Lady Macbeth<br>Paddington 2<b><br>WINNER: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri</b><p>Angelina Jolie, Gary Oldman, and red carpet protest at the Baftas 2018 – in pictures<p>Read more<p>EE Rising Star award (voted for by the public)<p><b>WINNER: Daniel</b> …

Blade Runner 2049

This is How Smartphone Cameras Have Improved in the Past 5 Years

<i>DxOMark</i> has published an interesting look at how smartphone cameras have evolved and improved over the past half decade, starting from when the …

Incredible 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page and Sink Into the Ground

Hungarian anamorphic artist Sandor Vamos creates incredible trick-of-the-eye 3D drawings that seem to jump from the page. With an integral understanding of angles and a knack for perspective, Vamos uses clever shading, line work, and perspectives to create his hand-drawn 3D optical illusions. From …

Drawing

The airlines that have never had a single plane crash

While any plane crash in the modern age may feel like a freak occurrence, there’s no escaping the fact that some airlines are safer than others.<p>That much is made by clear by the existence of an EU “blacklist” of carriers banned from flying above European airspace (don’t worry, none you know), but a …

Aviation

The Game-Changing Blockchain Announcement You Probably Missed Last Week

Blockchain's non-currency applications are beginning to gain steam.<p>The past year and change has truly been incredible for cryptocurrency investors. …

Jeff Bezos Just Shared His 3-Step Formula for Success--and It's Absolutely Brilliant | Inc.com

Shockwaves were sent through the health care industry yesterday when three corporate powerhouses--Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase--announced they were teaming up in attempt to provide better health care for their collective employees (which currently number over a million people).<p>A …

Jeff Bezos

We're living in a Golden Age — and it's scaring the hell out of everybody

LONDON — On my last day at the World Economic Forum in Davos this year, I sat around a table at a bar drinking beer with two colleagues, discussing the common themes that had emerged at the conference.<p>The one that struck me was, "we're living in a Golden Age." Or, to put it more sharply, "we are …

S&P 500

Crispy Honey-Lemon Chicken Thighs Are a Budget-Friendly Weeknight Meal

Sure, chicken breasts are healthy and versatile, but let’s be real: The thighs are the real winner. They’re cheaper, juicier, and more flavorful, yet they’re often overlooked. Why not give them the love they deserve? Enter crispy chicken thighs with honey-lemon pan sauce. Quick, easy, and involving …

This Cabbage and Sausage Soup Is Perfect for Chilly Nights

Soup is a warm and comforting hug during the winter months, but making a soup that is truly satisfying is something of a fickle beast. If you're like …

Cooking

How Do You Mine Litecoin? | Investopedia

First things first. If you're only interested in owning litecoin, you should probably just buy it from an exchange such as Coinbase. If, on the other …

Bitcoin

16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference

Smart problem solvers, from drilling to decor.<p><i>Note: Responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

Some foods pack more nutritional punch than others, and these 20 offer the most health benefits pound for pound of all food on the planet. They not …

Meera Sodha's vegan swede laksa recipe

A wise man (OK, Jay Rayner) once said of laksa’s medicinal properties that “it should be available on the NHS by prescription”, and I agree. With its searing chilli, ginger and garlic enveloped by a blanket of noodles and coconut soup, I think laksa is a wonderful antidote to colds and cold …

Weather

Xiaomi beats Samsung to top spot in India’s smartphone market

Xiaomi couldn’t have wished for better timing of two reports that claim it has toppled Samsung to become India’s top-selling smartphone company.<p>The Chinese firm, which is reportedly on a roadshow ahead of an IPO that could value it as high as $100 billion, is said to have beaten Samsung’s sales …

In an Unexpected Move, Amazon Just Made Its Biggest Announcement Since Acquiring Whole Foods | Inc.com

There are no cashiers. There aren't even checkout lanes. And there definitely aren't any lines.<p>At Amazon's new grocery store, you just grab stuff off the shelves, bag it yourself and walk out. Everything gets automatically charged to your Amazon account.<p>It's called Amazon Go, and the store uses …

Amazon Go

97% of all bitcoins are held by 4% of addresses

Is bitcoin just another toy for the 1%?<p>It's a question analysts at Switzerland-based bank Credit Suisse explored in a big note on cryptocurrencies and blockchain sent out to clients on Thursday.<p>"The concentration of wealth at a small group of addresses - be it individuals or exchanges -means that a …

Cryptocurrency

Life lessons from Tadahisa Sakai, the last descendant of a Japanese samurai clan

About 150 years ago, at the end of Japan’s Edo period, a civil war resulted in the end of the samurai culture and the birth of modern Japan. One …

Japan

South Korea Is Cracking Down on Cryptocurrency Exchanges for Alleged Tax Evasion

South Korea‘s largest cryptocurrency exchanges were raided by police and tax agencies this week for alleged tax evasion, people familiar with the …

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

Everyone Will Love This Honey Garlic Butter Chicken

If you're like me and would rather wipe down your cast iron than clean a sheet pan (because parchment paper doesn't always cut it), then this recipe …

Cooking

It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking

Look, I know we cover a lot of the bad types of weather here. Wildfires, droughts, extreme cold, hurricanes. But allow me to make it up to you with …