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Employers Will Escape Obamacare-Sized Rate Hikes In 2018

Unlike the double-digit percentage rate hikes individuals purchasing coverage under the Affordable Care Act will see next year, those with coverage at large employers will face single-digit increases, a new national survey of large employers shows.<p>The National Business Group on Health said Tuesday …

Tesla's massive batteries are powering everything from exotic islands to breweries

Tesla is preparing to launch its biggest battery project yet.<p>Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Friday that it's halfway done building the world's biggest battery in South Australia. Tesla will build the 100 MW system using several of its massive commercial battery pack, the Powerpack. It will draw energy …

Huge Jupiter-like planet discovered by astronomers confounds theory of planetary development

A rare, massive planet that orbits a fast-spinning star has caused scientists to rethink current models of stars and solar systems.<p>The planet HIP …

The one trick to get yourself into running

If you want to get fit and burn calories but don’t have a huge budget, running is one of the best options.<p>But if you’re not a regular jogger, getting …

McKinsey's State Of Machine Learning And AI, 2017

• Tech giants including Baidu and Google spent between $20B to $30B on AI in 2016, with 90% of this spent on R&D and deployment, and 10% on AI acquisitions.<br>• Artificial Intelligence (AI) investment has turned into a race for patents and intellectual property (IP) among the world’s leading tech …

Artificial Intelligence

This Tax Move Has Made a Lot of Real-Estate Investors Rich

As a real-estate investor, you may want to unload one property and replace it with another. But selling an appreciated property results in a current …

These Eight Pizza Recipes Are Total Game-Changers

For pizza's a jolly good fellow!<p><b>Pizza Bread Bowl</b><p>Makes: 1<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 bread boule<p>1 cup marinara sauce<p>8 ounces fresh mozzarella<p>6 ounces pepperoni<p>½ onion, sliced<p>½ cup basil<p>1 cup cooked sausage<p>1 green bell pepper, sliced<p>1 cup white cheddar, shredded<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>1. Preheat oven to 350°F/180˚C.<p>2. Slice the …

Who's with the US on Syria strike and who isn't

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nothing is simple about the crisis in Syria.<p>With conflicting interests and competing global powers, the international community remains at an impasse over Syria's six-year conflict.<p>On Friday morning local time, the US military struck a Syrian air base in response to a chemical weapons …

Norway to Build World's First Ship Tunnel to Bypass Part of Ocean

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Norway plans to build the world's first tunnel for ships, a 5,610-feet passageway burrowed through a piece of rocky peninsula that will allow vessels to avoid a treacherous part of sea.<p>Construction of the Stad Ship Tunnel, which would be able to accommodate cruise and freight …

Senate Democrats In Political Quagmire Over Supreme Court Nomination

In Washington, D.C., the cognoscenti confidently predict that Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will be easily confirmed. But both supporters and opponents are chastened by the predictors' embarrassingly wrong prognostications over the past year. And that is presenting Senate Democrats in …

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

Huge NYC apartment is a nature-filled refuge in the sky

Who says “indoor-outdoor” is only for the West Coast?<p>Some people in New York City would be lucky to afford a new micro apartment of some 300 square feet, but for those with truly deep pockets, an expansive duplex combining multiple apartments is well within the realm of possibility. Just check out …

5 Mistakes You're Probably Making in Your Journey to Be Healthier

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls and written by Dave Smith, who is part of POPSUGAR Collective.</i><p>Losing weight seems like something that should be simple. Eat less, exercise more and the weight will go away.<p>I mentioned it already: Eat less + Exercise = Weight-Loss. …

A Dog's Purpose Premiere Canceled In Response To Animal Cruelty Accusations

Pictured: Dennis Quaid stars in the film.<p>Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment are taking a step back from promoting <i>A Dog's Purpose</i> following …

Universal Pictures

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

10 Small Changes to Ease You Into a Healthier Day

Getting fit and sloughing off unwanted habits isn't exactly a one stop shop—at least, not in my experience. Instead, I've learned improving your …

Watch the climax of Star Wars alongside an audience from 1977

<i>Boing Boing</i> previously posted about YouTube user William Forsche, who had the forethought to bring a tape recorder to the movie theater back when he …

YouTube

What to eat before, during and after a workout

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results.<p>So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality carbohydrates are important pre-workout and lean proteins …

Nutrition

7 prefab homes that impressed us in 2016

Another prefabulous year behind us!<p>The idea that prefab homes can provide an efficient alternative to traditional construction is no longer news. Besides digging deep into all kinds of prefab dreams percolating throughout the last century, Curbed also been sharing plenty of prefab options currently …

How to Build a Tiny, Off-Grid House for $2500 (Video)

From life inside a tiny, 7'x12' portable house to touring an infamous roundhouse, we've been pretty fascinated by the DIY tiny house movement. Here's …

Brain activity is too complicated for humans to decipher. Machines can decode it for us.

Why we need artificial intelligence to study our natural intelligence.<p>Over the past several years, Jack Gallant’s neuroscience lab has produced a string of papers that sound absurd.<p>In 2011, the lab showed it was possible to recreate movie clips just from observing the brain activity of people …

Machine Learning

Tom Hanks Supported Meg Ryan in the Sweetest Way Possible

Tom Hanks, who is producing Meg Ryan’s directorial debut movie <i>Ithaca</i>, gave everyone on the set of the film an adorable speech about supporting …

Film Industry

20 of the Sexiest Music Videos We Couldn't Forget If We Tried

The '90s had Britney. The 2010s had butts.<p>In the '90s, we had Britney Spears' pigtails. In the '00s, D'Angelo's torso. And in the 2010s, a lot of famous butts. For that, we thank the music video industry. Here, the 20 music videos that go down as the sexiest from the last 30 years.

These are the best arguments from the 3% of climate scientist 'skeptics.' Really. | Dana Nuccitelli

Contrarian climate scientist Roy Spencer summed up the contrarian case for a fossil fuel and tobacco-funded think tank<p>When I give a presentation and mention the 97% expert consensus on human-caused global warming, I’m often asked, “what’s the deal with the other 3%?”. These are the publishing …

Climate Change

Facial scrubs release 94,500 toxic microbeads in each wash, research finds

The numbers of polluting plastic beads commonly found in everyday face scrub have been revealed by scientists.<p>Researchers at Plymouth University …

The Debate Over Time's Place in the Universe

Physicists can’t agree on whether the flow of future to past is real or a mental construct.<p>Einstein once described his friend Michele Besso as “the best sounding board in Europe” for scientific ideas. They attended university together in Zurich; later they were colleagues at the patent office in …

Medical marijuana has potential as Alzheimer's treatment, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer's patients? One recent study found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature of the disease. Furthermore, the researchers discovered it blocks inflammation, which damages …

Dementia

Meet the Executive Leading Apple's Secret Car Project

Officially, Apple has no confirmed plans to build an electric car. Unofficially, that project has a new leader.<p>Bob Mansfield, a former member of …

Wall Street

iPhone 7 Serious Problems Suddenly Make Perfect Sense

Everywhere you look iPhone 7 seems to be running into problems. It looks just like the iPhone 6S, it makes no major screen, battery or charging improvements from the iPhone 6 for a third successive generation and the camera protrudes even more. How could it possible qualify as an ‘iPhone 7’? Now we …

Ex-executive at investment bank charged in $95M fraud scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — An Ivy League-educated former executive at a New York investment bank was arrested Monday on charges he tried to defraud investors of …