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SHOCK CLAIM: 85 richest people on Earth own nearly half of wealth...

Those wealthy individuals are a small part of the richest 1% of the population, which combined owns about 46% of global wealth, according to the …

Rock That Appeared in Front of Opportunity on "Murray Ridge"

This before-and-after pair of images of the same patch of ground in front of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity 13 days apart documents the …

Researchers develop energy-dense sugar battery

(<i>Nanowerk News</i>) A Virginia Tech research team has developed a battery that runs on sugar and has an unmatched energy density, a development that …

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

Occupy Wall Street buys $15 million of Americans' medical debt

An Occupy Wall Street spin-off group has bought up $14.7 million worth of Americans' personal medical debt and forgiven it over the last year as part of its Rolling Jubilee project, the group announced Monday.<p>The Rolling Jubilee project, organized by Occupy Wall Street's Strike Debt group, has so …

White supremacist takes DNA test, finds out he's part black

Well, that's awkward: A white supremacist who made headlines worldwide for plotting to take over a town in North Dakota received the results of a DNA test -- and the results say he's 14% black.<p>And this all happened while cameras were rolling.<p>Craig Cobb, 61, who has tried to create a white enclave …

Jamal Edwards: Amateur film-maker turned multimillionaire

<b>From a teenager on a council estate in west London to self-made multimillionaire, Jamal Edwards hasn't done too badly for himself in a very short space of time.</b><p>Still just 23 years old, the amateur film-maker turned media boss is worth more than £8m, and counts famous entrepreneur Sir Richard …

This is What Snake Venom Does to Blood!

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

What Uses More Electricity: Liberia, or Cowboys Stadium on Game Day?

After the first full week of NFL games, football fans are asking the big question: Does Cowboys Stadium consume more electricity than the West African country of Liberia?<p>Well, maybe just one football fan. But that fan, Bob Brackett, is an energy analyst at Bernstein Research. Mr. Brackett took …

What's the Frequency, Iasos?

If you’ve ever had a near-death experience, chances are you’ve been fortunate enough—depending on how you look at it—to hear music that sounds identical to the blissed-out tones produced by the mononymous minstrel Iasos.<p>If you’ve ever had a near-death experience, chances are you’ve been fortunate …

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Dodge the NSA with This Fancy Encrypted Messaging Service

With all the talk pinging back and forth around the interwebs in the ongoing NSA clusterfuck, there's a real surge in the demand for encryption-based messaging services. Heml.is is one such service founded by Peter Sunde, one of the creators of the...<p><i>Peter Sunde, smiling because he loves</i> …

Transparency Troubles: Secrecy concerns mount for Obama in 2nd term

Secret courts. Secret emails. Phone surveillance. Drones. The list of cloak-and-dagger tactics employed by the Obama administration -- and those that preceded it -- keeps growing, as NSA leaker Ed Snowden feeds classified materials to the media and other reports show the extent of the U.S. …

Stars Of Discovery Channel's "Storm Chasers" Killed In Tornado

Tim Samaras, his son Paul and Carl Young were killed Friday in a tornado in Oklahoma.<p>Stars of the Discovery Channel's <i>Storm Chasers</i> were killed in a tornado in Oklahoma Friday. Tim Samaras, his son Paul and Carl Young were killed while chasing a storm in the town of El Reno.<p>"We are deeply saddened …

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Neuroscience - and the Future of Humanity - Interview with Ken Hayworth - h+ Media

• authors Adam Ford, Ken Hayworth<p>Recently I did a three part interview with renowned neuroscientist <b>Kenneth Hayworth</b> that went for 4.5 hours. So strap …

The Joe Rogan Experience Podcast

Humans With Amplified Intelligence Could Be More Powerful Than AI

With much of our attention focused the rise of advanced artificial intelligence, few consider the potential for <b>radically amplified human intelligence</b> …

Singularity

Nestle CEO: Water Is Not A Human Right, Should Be Privatized

Is water a free and basic human right, or should all the water on the planet belong to major corporations and be treated as a product? Should the …

US Government’s medical marijuana patent

From DigitalJournal.com<p>On the one hand, United States federal government officials have consistently denied that marijuana has any medical benefits. …

Cannabis

Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …