Gloria Avery-Stovel

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Bitcoin and the Digital-Currency Revolution

For all bitcoin’s growing pains, it represents the future of money and global finance.<p>About a half-billion dollars worth of it vanished from an online exchange in Tokyo. A prosecutor in Manhattan arrested the 24-year-old vice chairman of its most prominent trading body on drug-related charges of …

Digital Currency

Yes, America Should Be the World’s Policeman

Bush did too much and Obama too little—but a ‘broken-windows’ model of U.S. foreign policy can be just right<p>When it comes to U.S. foreign policy, Americans must sometimes feel like Goldilocks in the three bears’ house. The porridge that was President George W. Bush’s “freedom agenda”—promising …

Foreign Policy

The 5 Most Important LinkedIn Features You Aren't Using Correctly

When LinkedIn debuted in 2003, it was merely an online resume and an entree to e-networking. Since then, LinkedIn has continuously enhanced its offerings – transforming into a complete career management resource. Our mindset about how to use LinkedIn, however, has not evolved as quickly as the …

From NY to Texas, KKK recruits with candies and fliers

Carlos Enrique Londoño laughs at the Ku Klux Klan recruitment flier recently left on the driveway of his suburban New York home. It's unlikely the group would accept him.<p>"I'm Colombian and dark-skinned," said Londoño, a painter and construction worker who has lived in Hampton Bays on Long Island …

Obama Joins Blame Game As Companies Flee U.S. For Lower Tax Rates

Yesterday, during a Press Conference after the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama announced who was to blame for the corporate tax inversion trend: accountants. He said:<p>You have accountants going to some big corporations — multinational corporations but that are …

You've been hacked! Here's what to do

Russian criminals have stolen more than 1.2 billion Internet usernames and passwords, and the odds are decent that some of yours might be among them.<p>There's no need to panic at this point -- Hold Security, the firm that discovered the theft, says the gang isn't in the business of stealing your bank …

MIT And Dropbox Alums Launch Inbox, A Next-Generation Email Platform

Founded by Dropbox and MIT alums, a new startup called Inbox is launching out of stealth today, hoping to power the next generation of email applications. Similar to the newly launched Gmail API, Inbox offers a more modern way to build apps that access end users’ inboxes. But instead of being …

Why Mantra Repetition Is Powerful And Important To Yoga

My first visit to the yoga ashram was full of new experiences. Many other languages were spoken there; French, German, Spanish, and Hebrew—I could …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

Urbanism

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Iraq ready to legalise childhood marriage

Children under nine years old could be legally married and wives forced to comply with sexual demands under newly tabled legislation described by critics as a setback for women's rights<p>Children in Iraq could be legally married before the age of nine under sweeping legislation tabled on Tuesday that …

Connecticut high school girl killed in apparent prom dispute | Reuters

MILFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) - A 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death on Friday by a classmate at their Connecticut high school, and authorities were investigating reports the boy was enraged that she had rejected his invitation to the prom, police said.<p>Students mourn in front of Jonathan Law …

Meet the Women Behind the Supreme Court’s Controversial Affirmative Action Decision

Behind the scenes of every controversial Supreme Court decision are real people: Homer Plessy, of <i>Plessy v. Ferguson</i>. Oliver Brown, of <i>Brown v. Board</i> …

'Gospel of Jesus' Wife' Papyrus Is Ancient, Not Fake, Scientists And Scholars Say

An ancient, business-card-sized papyrus fragment that appears to quote Jesus Christ discussing his wife is real, Harvard University announced Thursday. The fragment caused international uproar when it was revealed by a Harvard historian in September 2012, with prominent academics and the Vatican …

The Prep For This Delicious Dish Is Remarkably Easy! And They’re All Simple Ingredients You Probably Have On Hand!

We were looking for a great, simple dinner recipe to enjoy, and what could be simpler than an easy chicken roast? Skin-on chicken thighs ended up …

How the Heartbleed bug works, and what passwords you need to change

Internet security experts are scrambling to patch an alarming encryption vulnerability that has exposed millions of passwords and personal information, including credit-card numbers, email accounts and a wide range of online commerce.<p><b>Latest news</b><p>The Canada Revenue Agency says about 900 customers had …