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Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Blockchain Is Changing Our World: Here Are The Best Practical Examples Of How It Is Used In 2018

The potential of blockchain technology to disrupt nearly every industry in some way cannot be dismissed even though there are still several hurdles to overcome before we see its full transformative impact.<p>Leaders of major financial institutions where security is paramount and change is often …

Blockchain

38 Kitchen Products On Amazon Our Readers Loved In 2017

A two-in-one food chopper, slow cooker liners, and 36 other favorite products from our posts this year.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of</i> …

The Best Workout You Can Do When You Can't Hit the Gym

You won't need a single piece of equipment<p>This workout from Bobby Maximus, trainer and author of the <i>Maximus Body</i> from <i>Men's Health</i>, is proof that you don't need a gym, heavy-duty equipment—or even basic equipment—to get in a heart-pumping, fat-melting workout.<p>"The 10 to 1 is one of my go-to …

The Five Rules of High-Intensity Workouts For Fat Loss and a Killer Physique | Poliquin Article

Imagine the perfect workout. It would allow you to:<p>• burn a ton of calories in as little time as possible—think 30 minutes or less<br>• build muscle for …

A 20-Minute Daily Exercise Plan for People Too Busy to Work Out

You lead busy a life, and finding time to stay healthy is tough. Fortunately, all you need is 20 minutes of exercise per day to get fit. If you don't …

Rogue landlord slammed after leaving Erdington flats in ‘appalling’ state

A landlord has been heavily fined for leaving a block of rented flats in a shocking state after he said he admitted he simply ‘didn’t care’ about …

Financially CLEAN Disrupts Financial Ignorance

Shaun Lynda, co-founder of Financially CLEAN, stood at the whiteboard and defined financial terms like <i>annual fees</i>, <i>late payment fees</i>, and <i>annual</i> …

How to Break Up With Your Credit Card

If your wallet is groaning from too many credit cards, you may have given some thought to cancelling one (or more), especially if you're paying a …

What Is a Cost-Sharing Reduction, Anyway?

For Jean Sylwanowicz, 57, the months-long drama that was the effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act isn’t really over.<p>That’s because …

The Best Maternity Ward Swag, Ranked

Congratulations, you just had a baby! As you adjust to life with a tiny new being who eats, sleeps, cries and poops on an endless loop, you’re gonna …

How to Cash In on Cash-Back Credit Cards

Before you throw away any more of the credit card offers landing in your mailbox, take note: You might be overdue for a credit card makeover. Adding …

How to Check Your Credit Report and Score

Your credit can impact everything from your bills to your car loan to your ability to land the apartment of your dreams, so you should probably know …

Sunscreen for Dark Skin Is a Must

For those who think their skin color exempts them from having to worry about sun protection, dermatologists have a message: Damaging UV rays can …

Skin Care

Smart Diet Plans for Men

Scour the aisles of any supermarket and you might get the sense that the only diet concern men should have is getting protein for muscle building. …

Roundup: All the New Racing Games Showcased at E3 2017

<b>There is a lot to look forward to if you’re a fan of driving games.</b><p>Whether you’re looking for a realistic driving simulator or want to pretend you’re …

Damper and Awe: 6 Types of Automotive Dampers Explained

Dampers are largely responsible for determining a car's driving character, so choosing the right one matters.<p>From the June 2017 issue<p>First, they’re called dampers, not shocks. And dampers, as any suspension engineer will tell you, get no respect. In fact, considered against the noisier, flashier, …

Why Your Suspension and Brakes Matter Just as Much as Your Engine

For Lexus, it takes more than a great motor to make a great car.<p>Throwing a massive, powerful engine under the hood does not a performance car make. A hot rod, sure, but a performance car? Not so much. Of course, this depends heavily on your definition of "performance," but for the vast majority of …

You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling: Why Steering Feel Matters

From the April 2017 issue<p>We are often accused of focusing too unrelentingly on minutiae at the expense of the bigger picture. Indeed, we are terriers on a rat when it comes to the nuances of a car’s brake modulation, damping refinement, and steering feel. With cars these days, the story is in the …

The Most Promising Automotive Technology of Right Now | Flipbook

Multimatic's Clever Spool-Valve Dampers Explained – Feature

Car-development engineers are invariably discontented with the status quo. That’s especially true in ride-and-handling development, where twin-tube shock absorbers—more accurately called suspension dampers—are now under scrutiny. These 100-plus-year-old devices are finally prime candidates for …

8 Tips for Properly Storing a Car for the Winter

<b>It’s December, a dreaded time of year for classic and sports car owners living where the mercury drops and the white stuff falls.</b><p>It also means that …

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How Long It Will Take to Get Out of Debt, Depending on Your Monthly Payment

Credit card minimum payments are designed to keep you in debt for a long time. The more you pay each month, obviously, the quicker you’ll be …

A Comprehensive Checklist to Buying a Used Car

A second-hand car can end up being a bad deal if you don’t know what you’re doing. Thankfully <i>Popular Mechanics</i> has put together a comprehensive …

Become a car designer overnight: Tactics to get started

It's easy if you try...<p>Many automotive enthusiasts dream of designing cars. It is an attainable goal, but to achieve it one must be proactive and highly self-motivated. The following are helpful tips listed in no particular order...<p>Observe and learn:<br>One of the most important skills pertaining to …

Why Introspection Is Important

We know emotional intelligence is important. It helps us empathize with other people so we communicate better and fight less. It helps us understand …

Porsche 911 R v Honda NSX

Of course we went over the Alps. Because if you have to drive a couple of sports cars from a factory in southern Germany to the Red Bull Ring in …

Italy antitrust agency probes WhatsApp messaging service

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s antitrust watchdog said on Friday it had opened a probe into whether messaging service WhatsApp obliged users to agree to sharing personal data with its parent company Facebook (FB.O) and imposed “unfair” conditions on users.<p>An illustration photo shows the Whatsapp …

Top 10 Evil Ways to Use Technology

Like other powerful tools, technology can be used for great good or for great evil. Learn how people use technology for wrongdoing so you can protect …