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The secret to a meaningful life is simpler than you think

Some people seem to spend their whole lives dissatisfied, in search of a purpose. But philosopher Iddo Landau suggests that all of us have everything we need for a meaningful existence.<p>According to Landau, a philosophy professor at Haifa University in Israel and author of the 2017 book <i>Finding</i> …

University of London

Seven Types of Atheism by John Gray review – is every atheist an inverted believer?

Gray belongs to a group of thinkers who turn to transcendence without content, epitomised by Hollywood spirituality<p>There has been a rash of books in recent years by thinkers for whom the human race is getting nicer and nicer. Richard Dawkins, Steven Pinker, Matt Ridley and Sam Harris are rational …

George Eliot

How to make sure Facebook isn't scraping your call data

An Ars Technica investigation discovered Sunday that Facebook has been gathering phone and message metadata from Android phones. Facebook claims it does not sell this data and that it was always an "opt-in" feature. Regardless, if you want to make sure Facebook <i>isn't</i> collecting this data, it's a …

Immobilier: les secrets pour optimiser son premier achat

Le recentrage des aides et la flambée des prix dans les grandes villes prend en tenaille les primo-accédants. Qui restent pourtant une cible prisée …

There may be five types of diabetes

Diabetes is currently said to exist in essentially two variations: Type 1 and Type 2. But a group of medical scientists believe that division is overly simplistic.<p>Writing in a study published by <i>The Lancet: Diabetes & Endocrinology</i> this month, a team of international researchers propose that there …

Diabetes

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

Looking for lifelong income? Consider Starbucks, Total S.A., and Boeing.<p>The foundation for a lifetime of investing success can be embarrassingly …

How to invest money in 2018: The best beginner’s investment plan, with funds, stocks, bonds and more

Perhaps you’ve heard that to really grow your money, you need to start investing. But does just the thought of the topic make you feel anxious? …

Retirement

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

The Best and Worst Olive Oil from the Grocery Store

Olive oil is as essential to the kitchen as a saucepan or stove. Yet, while it’s always in front of us, we don’t always pay attention to what it can …

When the cryptocurrency bubble pops, these tokens are built to survive - MIT Technology Review

<b>Being in a cryptocurrency bubble is not entirely a bad thing.</b> At least according to crypto’s true believers. The argument goes like this: Sure, lots …

Cryptocurrency

Litecoin Cash (LCC) price rockets 409% on day one

Last year <b>bitcoin</b> (BTC) went through two so-called hard forks that resulted in the emergence of <b>Bitcoin Cash</b> (BCH) and <b>Bitcoin Gold</b> (BTG).<p>A hard fork …

Cryptocurrency

Can Cardano Replace Bitcoin and Ethereum?

The market's fifth-largest cryptocurrency is built on a third-generation blockchain.<p>The cryptocurrencies bitcoin, ether, and Ripple have attracted …

Bitcoin could fall below $5,000 if this report on a mysterious cryptotoken is right

Some people think bitcoin’s spectacular price rise last year was manipulated by a cryptotoken called Tether that’s supposed to be pegged to the US dollar. Now, an anonymous report answers the question: What would bitcoin be worth without Tether? The answer: around $4,500, based on the current …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, NEM, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, Feb 05

<i>The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment</i> …

Cryptocurrency

What Is The Difference Between Bitcoin and Ethereum?

Last year, thanks to stratospheric rises in value, lots of people became aware of the existence of Bitcoin, as well as another often-cited up-and-coming cryptocurrency, Ethereum.<p>For perspective – that means Bitcoin is currently held at around the same value as Unilever, whereas Ethereum has around …

Cryptocurrency

Blockchain: A Very Short History Of Ethereum Everyone Should Read

Even those who are not familiar with blockchain are likely to have heard about Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency and payment system that uses the technology. Another platform called Ethereum, that also uses blockchain, is predicted by some experts to overtake Bitcoin this year.<p><b>What is Ethereum?</b><p>Ethereum …

Cryptocurrency

All the catastrophes that the World Economic Forum says we should worry about

Every year, the World Economic Forum (WEF) asks its community of experts what keeps them up at night. Their answer is a collage of our greatest fears. For the year ahead, environmental risks top the list, climate foremost among them, alongside cybersecurity, in the wake of massive corporate data …

World Economic Forum

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Personal Finance

What Your LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like in 2018

Stop treating it as a Rolodex.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong.<p>Nearly …

Gene editing – and what it really means to rewrite the code of life

<b>So what is gene editing?</b><br>Scientists liken it to the find and replace feature used to correct misspellings in documents written on a computer. Instead of fixing words, gene editing rewrites DNA, the biological code that makes up the instruction manuals of living organisms. With gene editing, …

Genetics

12 months of smart money moves to end 2018 richer

Making small changes each month will leave you much better off.<p>The start of a new year is an optimum time to get your finances in order. While studies have shown that making financial resolutions actually makes a difference in your financial life, it's important to have a plan for concrete …

Personal Finance

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

The 10 Most Popular Courses on Coursera in 2017 (and 2,000 Courses You Can Take for Free in January, 2018)

Back in 2012, Coursera started offering MOOCS (Massive Open Online Courses) to the world at large. And they've since amassed some 28 million …

Machine Learning

Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?

<i>What to know about the crypto-craze before it implodes.</i><p>Maybe it was those stories you heard — Lamborghinis and second mortgages, fortunes made and …

The World Health Organization labels gaming disorder as a mental condition

In what can be described as a sign of the times, the World Health Organization recognized a new kind of mental health condition. It’s a familiar …

Mental Health

Psychotherapist vs. psychologist vs. psychiatrist: which one should you choose?

Psychotherapists, psychologists and psychiatrists may overlap in the areas they cover, but there are differences among each profession and what they …

Mental Health

Why Seaweed, Not Solar, May Be the Energy of Tomorrow

It’s all about biofuel!<p><i>In brief:</i> <i>The US Department of Energy has invested nearly $1.5 million in projects that will help establish large-scale seaweed farms for the purpose of making biofuel. The renewable energy sector is rapidly increasing in the diversity of clean energy sources.</i><p>SEAWEED ENERGY<p>The …

Renewable Energy

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …