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Clueless about bitcoin? Here’s your cryptocurrency crash course

Cryptocurrencies are a bit like the Kardashians: You’ve probably heard of them, but you may not really be sure why. They’re completely overexposed in …

Cryptocurrency

Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary Who Defied U.S., Dies at 90

Fidel Castro, the fiery apostle of revolution who brought the Cold War to the Western Hemisphere in 1959 and then defied the United States for nearly half a century as Cuba’s maximum leader, bedeviling 11 American presidents and briefly pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war, died on Friday. …

Cuba

A Whitewashed Brentwood Farmhouse That Takes Its Cues from Its Owners’ Photos

Interior Design

The lessons from Telstra's start-up stumbles

What does Telstra's bungled investment in streaming video provider Ooyala tell us? Investing in start-ups is hard enough, and even more so for big …

The Tamir Rice Story: How to Make a Police Shooting Disappear

Maybe you heard about the Tamir Rice case and wondered: How does a 12-year-old boy with a toy gun on a playground get shot to death on-camera by the police without anyone getting charged? Put another way: How does a small group of government officials make this case disappear without a trial? …

President Obama Weighs His Economic Legacy

Two months ago, across an assembly-room table in a factory in Jacksonville, Fla., President Barack Obama was talking to me about the problem of political capital. His efforts to rebuild the U.S. economy from the 2008 financial crisis were being hit from left, right and center. And yet, by his own …

Economics

The Casties: Quartz’s awards for the best podcasts of 2015

The staggering growth of podcasts is great for those of us that love them.With all of these new options, it’s really tough to know which are actually worth listening to. There are great podcasts of many types: expertly produced narrative storytelling, short fiction, a couple of people chatting for …

Marc Maron

The 10 best albums you probably didn’t hear in 2015 - Features - Alternative Press

With a new year comes new realeases, but before we dive too deep into 2016, there are some 2015 releases that deserve a nod. Last year was a …

Why Isis fights

Jihadi fighters in Iraq and Syria reveal the apocalyptic motivations of the militant movement that has hijacked the Syrian uprising – and transformed the Middle East<p>اقرأ التقرير باللغة العربية<p>For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast …

10 podcasts to sharpen your sales skills

In the competitive 21st century marketplace, it’s more important than ever to keep your sales skills sharp. Regardless of how busy you are, podcasts provide an opportunity to continue learning without disrupting your daily routine. Whether you’re traveling, exercising or sitting in a waiting room, …

Marketing

Judd Apatow: The Rolling Stone Interview

The King of Comedy on his childhood, conquering Hollywood and why he still feels like an outsider<p>In a fluorescent-lit hallway at a Long Island …

Comedy

From Havana to Tangier: lives of the literary exiles

Nabokov, Hemingway, Neruda: they’re just a few of the great writers who have been inspired, or required, to leave home and forge a creative life in a foreign country.<p>From Rainer Maria Rilke’s years in Paris to Paul Bowles’ near lifetime in Tangier, we look at a few of the literary greats in exile, …

How the CIA ran a ‘billion dollar spy’ in Moscow

The spy had vanished.<p>He was the most successful and valued agent the United States had run inside the Soviet Union in two decades. His documents and drawings had unlocked the secrets of Soviet radars and weapons research years into the future. He had smuggled circuit boards and blueprints out of …

Russia

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …

Productivity

The Power of Sleep

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Sleep

The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

Making a simple list isn’t the best way to get things done. Next week we’ll test more effective approaches to organizing our days.<p>Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and a wrong way to do your to-do?<p>The …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

Editors’ Picks: 10 Favorite Sources for Bargain Vintage Furniture

Here at Remodelista we’ve participated in our share of eBay auctions. We’ve also have been known to obsessively check the local Craigslist listings …

Furniture

Term Of The Day: 'Google Dorking'

And now the Feds have issued a warning to U.S. businesses to be on the lookout for Google Dorking activity as a sign of hackers.<p>Google Dorking means using Google's advanced search techniques to dig up information on the web that doesn't easily pop up during a normal search.<p>Our favorite is a feature …

Security

Foles rebounds in Eagles loss to Pats, 42-35

The Philadelphia Eagles second 2014 NFL preseason game against the New England Patriots was sloppy at times but also featured some encouraging …

NFL

This Week In Fantasy: The Zero Running Back Theory

Once again we welcome in from FFToolbox.com, Mr. Tony Casale as he joins John Barchard & James Seltzer to breakdown all your fantasy quandaries. Each …

Fantasy Football

Eagles/Pats snap counts: MS2 and JMatt play often

While the score may not matter when it comes to NFL preseason football, it's still interesting to take a look at not only how players performed but …

Football (U.S.)

Maclin holds his own against 5-time Pro Bowler.

Notes: Maclin Holds His Own Against Revis<p>By · 8/12/2014, 5:56 p.m.<p>Photo by: Jeff Fusco.<p>FOXBORO — Following Friday night’s game in Chicago, <b>Jeremy</b> …

NFL

Rookie receiver goes over the 100-yard mark.

Matthews Much Better Second Time Around<p>By · 8/16/2014, 1:10 a.m.<p><b><br>FOXBORO, MASS. —</b> The <b>Jordan Matthews</b> that had opened so many eyes this summer was not …

Jordan Matthews

Rainy workout: Pats, Eagles practice on wet day

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have made huge strides since practicing with the New England Patriots a year ago.<p>From a 4-12 record to 10-6 and their first playoff berth in three years. From learning a different system under new coach Chip Kelly to a year of familiarity with it. …

Eagles vs. Patriots: Can Nick Foles Bounce Back?

Nick Foles looks to bounce back from a poor performance last week when the Philadelphia Eagles take on the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Massachusetts, on Friday.<p>Foles will try and prove his performance last season was not a flash in the pan. While it's only the second week of the preseason, …

NFL

5 Things To Know Today: August 16

The Eagles returned from Foxboro, Mass. in the early-morning hours on Saturday following the second preseason game against the Patriots. The Eagles …

NFL

Eagles Vs. Patriots: August 15

Philadelphia Eagles