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Everything You Could Possibly Want to Know About Cryptocurrency Is Now All in One Place

Over the past few months, I’ve written a lot of articles trying to demystify the world of cryptocurrency (from the coins themselves to blockchain to …

Cryptocurrency

I've started to mine cryptocurrency, and it's surprisingly easy — but I'm still 8 months away from breaking even

I have two of the most powerful graphics cards you can buy: the GTX 1080, which I then upgraded to the GTX 1080 Ti. And they just so happen to be some of the best graphics cards for mining cryptocurrencies.<p>Cryptomining is the process of solving complex problems to verify digital transactions using …

Cryptocurrency

How 5G couldchange everything from music to medicine

5G is going to be a really big deal.<p>The lightning quick "next generation" wireless technology is expected to power self-driving cars, virtual reality, smart cities and networked robots.<p>But what else can it do?<p>Ericsson (ERIC) has joined up with researchers from King's College London to dream up …

CNN

Bitcoin is tanking on Super Bowl Sunday – here’s what happened

In just a few hours, the Patriots will take on the Eagles in Minnesota, but football fans who are also crypto traders will have something else on …

Cryptocurrency

Is There A Ticking Time Bomb Under The Arctic?

A short drive north of Fairbanks, Alaska, there's a red shed stuck right up against a hillside. The shed looks unremarkable, except for the door. It looks like a door to a walk-in freezer, with thick insulation and a heavy latch. Whatever is behind that door needs to stay very cold.<p>"Are you ready …

Global Warming

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

Black History

Best tip ever: Set up Find My Device as soon as you get your phone

Signing into Find My Device is one of the first things you should do after setting up your phone.<p>There are several options available for remotely …

Ending net neutrality will save the internet, not destroy it

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made the right move Thursday when it undid an Obama-era power grab commonly referred to as “net neutrality,” ending the agency’s micro-management of the internet.<p>The FCC action benefits consumers and ensures that the internet will be free from burdensome …

Net Neutrality

Former Navy pilot describes bizarre encounter with aircraft with 'no plumes, wings, or rotors' that outran his fighter jet

Commander David Fravor's colleagues made fun of him after learning he encountered what appeared to be a UFO during a standard training mission off the coast of San Diego in 2004.<p>Fravor was in his F/A-18F fighter jet when a radio operator asked him to investigate a mysterious, white floating object …

Harry Reid

How to check if someone's secretly using your Netflix account

Your Netflix is a personal space. What you watch, when you watch it, and how often you watch it can reveal a lot about you. The last thing you want …

Trump’s error on Jerusalem is a disaster for the Arab world … and the US too

The president’s foolish move in recognising the city as the capital of Israel will have negative consequences impossible to predict<p>Every time it seems Donald Trump cannot outdo himself, he does it again. Now he has announced that his administration will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, …

Report: Owners discussing unlikely nuclear option for taking Cowboys from Jerry Jones

Things have the potential to get really ugly among NFL ownership<p>The drama surrounding Jerry Jones and Roger Goodell is getting more and more heated …

One of the biggest names in the auto industry says no one will own a car in 20 years

Bob Lutz is a former Marine who worked for Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, and BMW, usually as the resident "car guy" — a product guru who could guide the bean counters toward automotive glory and gruffly greenlight amazing machines.<p>Now semi-retired, Lutz is partnered with designer Henrik Fisker at …

U.S. Postal Service

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72-hour sale: Southwest fares fall below $100 round-trip

Deal hunters, get ready. Southwest’s broad twice-a-year blockbuster fare sale is back, dropping round-trip fares below $100 on dozens of the carrier’s shortest routes.<p>The sale also includes longer routes, with the price of flights loosely tied to distance. Flights begin at $49 each way on …

Donald Trump's presidency 'could be doomed'

Frustrated by his Cabinet and angry that he has not received enough credit for his handling of three successive hurricanes, President Donald Trump is …

Mike Pence’s NFL Walkout Was a Cheap, Transparent Stunt

Dave ZirinFor which taxpayers picked up the tab.The post Mike Pence’s NFL Walkout Was a Cheap, Transparent Stunt appeared first on The Nation.

Mike Pence

Colin Kaepernick Says He Will Stand for National Anthem If He Plays in NFL Again

Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who remains unsigned after sitting or kneeling during the national anthem throughout the 2016 season, said he plans to stand if signed by an NFL team.<p>Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports revealed Kaepernick's intentions Sunday:<p>Kaepernick's girlfriend, New …

SNES Classic Edition review: Worth it for the games alone

The success of last year's NES Classic Edition clearly took Nintendo by surprise. The company was completely incapable of meeting demand, leaving many people unable to buy what became the must-have gift of the holiday season. Now Nintendo has given its SNES the Classic Edition treatment and …

Square founder Jack Dorsey talks bitcoin and says blockchain is the ‘next big unlock’

But that people should be ‘thoughtful’ in their use of blockchain technology<p>If you’ve been hearing or reading a lot about blockchain but you still aren’t entirely certain how to define it, you’re not alone. It’s something that Jack Dorsey, the chief executive officer and chairman of Square (and CEO …

The 50 best computer science schools in the world

A computer science degree from a top university can help graduates land their dream job at companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook.<p>But which computer science courses are the best ones to try and to get onto if you want to impress employers?<p>Using the QS World University Rankings 2017, we took a …

Online Education

Shadow Warrior finally makes the jump from PC to Android

In 1997, 3D Realms, the development team behind Duke Nukem 3D, released Shadow Warrior for the PC. It remains one of the best first person shooters ever made, and now you can finally play it on your Android smartphone or tablet for just $2.99, thanks to publisher Devolver Digital and the game’s …

Android Development

Elon Musk launches Neuralink, a venture to merge the human brain with AI

Rockets, cars, and now brain chips<p>SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is backing a brain-computer interface venture called Neuralink, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The company, which is still in the earliest stages of existence and has no public presence whatsoever, is centered on creating …

Donald Trump under fire from veterans for wearing flight jacket and admiral's hat

Donald Trump, who received five deferments from the Vietnam war draft, has angered military veterans by wearing a flight jacket and an admiral's cap during a visit aboard an aircraft carrier.<p>The president sported the olive military jacket and hat during a tour of the new Gerald R. Ford carrier in …

USS Gerald R. Ford

The LG G6 is sleek, solid, and surprisingly sensible

Cutting corners in the best way possible<p>With the G6, announced today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, LG is changing its own definition of "flagship" phone. Don’t expect self-healing materials, modular add-ons, or a focus on high-end specs; in their place is a straightforward device that …

Dubai plans to introduce flying drone taxis as early as this summer

A growing number of companies are looking at the viability of airborne, autonomous taxis as a way to ease urban congestion and transportation woes, but the city of Dubai could leapfrog those with a plan to deploy a passenger-carrying drone as early as this summer.<p>Uber, Airbus and others are still …

Netflix extension for Chrome is your shortcut to a ton of hidden categories

Though its offerings are now available in more than 130 countries worldwide, Netflix has a sea of hidden content underneath its main selection of categories – and now there’s a nifty plugin that gives you access to all of its invisible listings straight from your browser.<p>Available for free, Netflix …

Software
Rights & Freedoms

Science Continues Proving That People Who Swear Are The !@#$ing Best

Do you swear a lot? Great! Because here’s some excellent and important information that will make your day about ten !@#$ing times better: People who swear are the best. No, really. Studies have been done. Last year, we learned that people who swear are articulate and intelligent; then we learned …

Language

Berlin Attraction Reveals an Uneasy Phenomenon: Hitler Sells

What do you do about the buildings associated with Hitler’s life and death? In Austria, they are hitting the delete key, but in Germany, it’s more like copy and paste.<p>After decades of indecision and delay, the Austrian government is moving to seize and either demolish or drastically remodel the …