Daryl May

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How our colonial past altered the ecobalance of an entire planet

It brought riches to Britain and many other European nations; played a major role in enslaving more than 10 million Africans; and created the first global markets in cotton, tobacco and sugar. But now colonialism has been accused of having an even greater influence. It is claimed that it changed …

Anthropocene

32 Genius Gadgets Under $40 On Amazon That Are Basically Out Of A Black Mirror Episode

<i>Black Mirror</i> is science fiction, but sometimes it hits pretty close to home — and today’s modern world is actually filled with high-tech devices that …

He took his family to lunch, left the table and rammed them with his car, killing two, police say

The Sunday lunch rush was underway at the Surf and Turf Lodge in Bessemer City, N.C., a restaurant about 30 miles west of Charlotte. Inside the rustic eatery with wooden plank walls, Roger Self, a former police officer turned private investigator, was eating appetizers with his family. Around noon, …

Philip Roth

Why the pharmaceutical industry is giving up the search for an Alzheimer’s cure

Thanks to modern healthcare and improved living standards, life expectancy is predicted to surpass 80 years in most parts of the world by 2050. That’s the positive.<p>The negative is that will push the number of people in the world over the age of 60 to more than 2 billion, which in turn will make …

Dementia

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Have Sprint or T-Mobile? Here's what to expect from the merger

Sprint and T-Mobile customers won't see much technical disruption from the companies' pending merger. Rate plans, on the other hand, could take a hit.<p>T-Mobile has set a three-year time frame for the network merger. With most US phone owners now swapping phones in a two- to three-year window, Sprint …

How Can You Be Sure Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 2 Rare Signs

Do you have a favorite boss story? Most likely, you found her or him displaying these 2 skills.<p>Everyone has a great boss story. Mine takes me back to 2005. I reported to an executive in a midsize hospital in Los Angeles. To this day, Bruce is my favorite boss because of his servant-leadership …

Leadership

Tanzania imposes strict social media regulations to stop 'moral decadence'

Tanzania has finally signed into law their eyebrow-raising new regulation that will govern social media and blogging. The regulation known as the Electronic and Postal Communications (Online Content) Regulations 2017, was initially published by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority …

Regulation

With 5 Quick Clicks, You Can See All the Data Facebook Has on You (I Was Truly Stunned by What I Found)

It takes just five short steps to download the entire archive. You probably want to do it immediately.<p><i>(Update: Facebook says it's changing how you can access and change your privacy settings. Details are here.)</i><p>Tough times for Facebook--and they're only getting worse. The FTC is investigating, the …

Social Media

Drugs to vaccinate over-50s against Alzheimer’s could be here in a decade...with a £9bn price tag

Drugs to vaccinate everyone over the age of 50 against Alzheimer’s could be available within 10 years, but would cost the NHS £9 billion, a new report has shown.<p>New analysis commissioned by Alzheimer’s Research UK found that drugs to halt, slow or reverse the disease could be available in as little …

Brain dead: The great tragedy of Alzheimer’s disease

The number of persons with dementia double every five years, and India has one of the largest numbers of senior citizens facing the troubles …

North Carolina police officer faces charges after beating, choking and tasing suspected jaywalker

<b>(CNN) —</b> A western North Carolina police officer who resigned after a body camera video shows him hitting and using a Taser on a man suspected of jaywalking will face preliminary charges of assault, the Buncombe County District Attorney's Office said Thursday.<p>Senior Police Officer Christopher …

Justice

39 of the best secret categories on Netflix and how to find them

Netflix has an insane amount of content, but it's not always easy to find what you want.<p>The categories Netflix gives you access to are broad, which is made more frustrating by the knowledge that Netflix splits movies and TV shows into incredibly specific micro-categories.<p>Luckily, it's pretty easy …

Amazon Just Bought Video Doorbell Company Ring for $1 Billion--5 Years After It Failed on 'Shark Tank'

The acquisition comes two months after Amazon bought smart doorbell company Blink.<p>In 2013, entrepreneur Jamie Siminoff left the set of <i>Shark Tank</i> without a deal for his video doorbell company--and in tears because his company was almost out of money. Five years later, Amazon is buying it for a cool …

Smart Homes

Today In Hip Hop History: KRS-1's 'Sex And Violence' LP Turns 25!

On this date in 1993, <b>KRS-One</b> and the rest of the <b>Boogie Down Productions</b> crew dropped the <i>Sex And Violence</i> album, which was the fifth and last album …

3 Cryptocurrencies That Could Still Double

Hint: None of them is bitcoin.<p>What we as investors witnessed from cryptocurrencies last year is something that may not be duplicated again. A single …

15 incredible Netflix hacks that WILL change your life

Netflix is already hugely popular thanks to the range of TV series and films it has to offer - but even its biggest fans may not be aware of these …

Amazon has a $27 multi-color LED light strip that syncs to your music

When we first caught wind of the DotStone Music-Syncing LED Strip Lights, we thought they sounded kind of cheesy, to be honest. Then we actually …

Rakim Sets The World on Fire With Tweets About Today's Rap Music

<b>Rakim</b> is not rocking with today’s hip-hop scene. The Goat emcee and one half of the legendary DJ/Rapper duo <b>Eric B & Rakim,</b> took to Twitter on Tuesday …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Chamillionaire is a presentation genius, has a new app

You probably know Chamillionaire from the song “Ridin,'” but did you know the Grammy Award winner is also a successful startup investor? He has had several favorable outcomes, including Cruise, which sold to General Motors and Maker Studios, which was bought by Disney.<p>Now he’s trying his hand at a …

Social Media

Falcon Heavy is a fully reusable middle-finger to the environment

SpaceX has now launched the most powerful spacecraft since the Apollo era – the Falcon Heavy rocket – setting the bar for future space launches. The most important thing about this reusable spacecraft is that it can carry a payload equivalent to sending five double-decker London buses into space – …

Space Travel

Only 2% of people can solve this Einstein riddle — see if you can figure it out

There's nothing like a good riddle to stimulate your mind and give you an excuse to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes. Sure, the thrill of solving puzzles may not give you the adrenaline rush of a skydive, but regularly doing logic and crossword puzzles can keep your brain young as you age. And …

Scientists Just Identified The Physical Source of Anxiety in The Brain

And they can control it with light.<p>We're not wired to feel safe all the time, but maybe one day we could be.<p>A new study investigating the …

This Is What’s at Stake If We Allow Drilling in the Arctic

The photographer Carolyn Marks Blackwood still dreams about the Arctic. In 2013, she embarked on a journey aboard the Coast Guard Icebreaker Healy, …

Comcast may force us to rethink the definition of “cord-cutting”

Philly cable giant Comcast reported its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings today, and if things keep going the way they’re going, we may need to rethink what we mean when we talk about pay television’s cord-cutting crisis. While the company has been shedding traditional pay-TV customers, it’s …

Cord-Cutting

Mom, wife with secret online life found slain

Police are investigating the murder of an Alabama wife and mother who also had a paid site that featured adult content, Fox 13 reported.<p>Kathleen Dawn West was found dead early Jan. 13 outside her home in the quiet bedroom community of Calera, south of Birmingham.<p>The 42-year-old had just a sports …

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 …

It’s So Cold In New England the Ocean Shore Has Frozen

It’s been so cold in America that frozen iguanas are falling out of trees in Florida, but you’ll be hard-pressed to find sympathy farther up the …

Cape Cod

3 Top Cryptocurrencies for 2018

Go beyond bitcoin to see up-and-coming players in this red-hot field.<p>2017 was the year of bitcoin, bringing the cryptocurrency's first foray into …