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Blockchain could soon power stock markets, music sales, and health records — here's how it works

It's a technology conceived by the mysterious creator of bitcoin— the digital currency championed by a motley crew of privacy-obsessed libertarians, social activists, and some criminals.<p>Now the idea of blockchain has gripped Wall Street's biggest institutions.<p>Its enthusiasts think it could change …

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Italy: On board with migrants

Angela Caponnetto, spent a week on board the “Aquarius” ship, run by the Franco-German organization SOS Méditerranée in partnership with Médecins sans Frontières (Doctors without<br>Borders).<p>Shortly after their departure from the Sicilian port of Catania, the ship heads for a stretch of sea 20 miles to …

Decades After His Death, Max Beckmann Returns To New York

One late December day in 1950, Max Beckmann was standing on a street corner near Central Park in New York City. The German expressionist painter had been on his way to see an exhibition featuring his work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Called "American Painting Today," the show was displaying …

There’s already a waitlist for this $3,000 set of colored pencils

Displayed like a precious artifact under a clear acrylic case, a set of colored pencils in midtown Manhattan is proving irresistible to coloring aficionados and sketch artists.<p>At the Museum of Modern Art’s newly-renovated design store, the KARLBOX, as it’s called, contains 350 pieces of drawing …

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Banking vacancies have plummeted since Brexit — but job openings in other sectors are growing rapidly

The data, released by recruitment site Reed, shows that banking saw the biggest annual contraction of job listings out of any sector following the Brexit vote.<p>It suggests employers are holding off recruitment until prime minister Theresa May makes it clear whether she will end financial passporting …

Universe has 2 trillion galaxies, astronomers say

Hubble telescope images from deep space were collected over 20 years to solve the puzzle of how many galaxies the cosmos harbors<p>There are a dizzying 2 trillion galaxies in the universe, up to 20 times more than previously thought, astronomers reported on Thursday. The surprising finding, based on …

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