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The Russian Space Shuttle That Never Was

Space Exploration

The 27 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t …

Investing

Here's the cold LinkedIn message that prompted a CEO to give the sender a job

Then she received a LinkedIn message from Elliott Bell that changed her mind. Bell was hired as the director of marketing a few months later. He worked at The Muse for four years.<p>Here's the full text of the LinkedIn message he sent Minshew. It's reprinted in "The New Rules of Work," the new book …

Employment

Apple Pay Will Help Smaller Lenders Compete in Credit Card Market in Australia

According to a new report from The Sydney Morning Herald, Apple has predicted that Apple Pay can help unleash a new round of competition for banks on …

How to Spot a Common Mental Error That Leads to Misguided Thinking

Human beings have been blaming strange behavior on the full moon for centuries. In the Middle Ages, for example, people claimed that a full moon …

Video game that trains you to become a better coder

Coding becomes easier playing this video game<p>4 Shares<p>Understanding machine language is the most popular language of the 21st century. In other words, …

B.C. real estate industry group claims foreign ownership data overstated

The economist in charge of tracking B.C. housing prices for the province's real estate industry says he is still not persuaded foreign buyers play a significant role in Metro Vancouver's real estate market, despite the newly collected provincial data that called into question that …

What the Latest Mafia Bust Says About Organized Crime

The East Coast sweep charged 46 people and shows that even if the schemes change, some mobsters never will.<p>Even if informants are running rampant in mob circles like never before, the Code of Omertà more pop-culture catchphrase than criminal fact, the American Mafia is still alive and kicking. Or …

Crime

Can You Reverse the Long-Term Effects of Drugs by Being Healthy?

We went through a few of the world's favorite substances—booze, weed, coke, MDMA, NOS, and ketamine—to examine how you can mitigate the damage they cause to your body.<p>As society's grown more concerned with "clean-eating" and counting calories, we've become obsessed with how to burn those calories …

Wellness

Toyota Chief Engineer Wants Supra Name for Joint Sports Car

Says BMW partnership is "going well"<p>There’s no question Toyota is jointly developing a new sports car with BMW. There is some uncertainty, however, about what it will be called. Many would like to see the Toyota Supra name return to the lineup, including Toyota’s own chief engineer Tetsuya Tada.<p>In …

Sports Cars

We Hear: Three Software Cheats Found on VW 3.0-Liter Diesels

More diesel cheating?<p>Volkswagen may be facing a new set of troubles related to its diesel emissions scandal. According to a recent report, U.S. authorities uncovered three software cheats on the automaker’s 3.0-liter diesel vehicles.<p>The software can shut down emissions control systems after 22 …

EPA

Can Spitting Out Your Sports Drink Boost Performance?

New study shows bigger benefit when you’re already low on fuel<p>It’s been over a decade now since researchers demonstrated that simply rinsing a sports drink in your mouth, then spitting it out without swallowing, can enhance your endurance under certain conditions. It’s a great demonstration of the …

Marathons

Google's new app lets anyone do scientific experiments

Google has launched a new Android app to help people perform scientific experiments that they describe as a digital "lab notebook".<p>Science Journal …

Personal Organizing

The 'Limitless Pill' Could Soon Turn Us All into Superhuman Workers

No one knows much about modafinil, the study drug on the rise in universities and workplaces, but we do know it works and that it gives you a terrible headache.<p>Wouldn't your career be going better if you could actually concentrate? Mine would. Imagine it: a workday without distraction, where the …

Medicine

Medical Artist Reveals What Jesus Christ Looked Like Using Forensic Science

Art World<p>The real face of Jesus, just in time for Christmas.<p>,<p>This portrait of Jesus differs significantly from his depictions in Western art.<br>Photo: …

What's The Best Under $30,000 Performance Car?

How Video Games Might Actually Help Our Brains

In October, 29,000 neuroscientists gathered in Chicago to discuss new research in their sprawling field at the Society for Neuroscience’s annual …

Paris Games Week

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The Bizarre Story of the Time a Canadian Province Tried to Nuke Itself

Many years ago, there was a theory that a nuclear explosion would be a good way to extract oil from the earth. Turns out it was not.<p>The plot to nuke Alberta was hatched in the Middle East.<p>However, it didn't originate as the thoughts of a radical jihadist nor a Bond villain dead set on taking over …

Oil Sands

Brush the snow off the barbecue and get grilling

It wasn't so long ago that a midwinter invitation to a barbecue would have been met with skepticism, bewilderment and even a little suspicious hostility. Grilling, after all, was considered a fair-weather activity best suited to long evenings and short sleeves. But that's changing. Nowadays, people …