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Google's open-source neural synth is creating totally new sounds

What do you get when you cross a sitar, a marimba, a dog and a car? Allow Google's neural synthesiser to play it to you, with hundreds of variations …

I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

Time I

How I Went From Making $13,000 To Six Figures Without Spending A Fortune

Dispel the notion that you cannot start your businesses until the time is right, until you have “X” amount of dollars in your bank account or until you have shifted your routines to accommodate the perceived time you think you will need. You can start your business, and you can do it today.<p>I went …

Small Business

Another Really Cool Crypto Collectable Game is Upon Us.. Enter The World of Ether!

Enter The World of Ether!<p>Etherians are the latest collectible in what is truly the world’s first decentralized game.<p>Store, sell and breed your …

The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Consciousness

How our Staff Writer Made $52,000 in 3 Days Playing “Crypto Celebrities” with Ethereum

$23,000 On Celebrity Smart Contract Trading Cards.. WTF<p>What initially was more or less an experiment (at best) or a joke (at worst) has net me a …

Radinn's second-gen electric wakeboard is faster and cheaper

Nearly three years after we first saw Radinn's prototype electric wakeboard, the Swedish outfit is back with a redesigned version. The G2X will be on display at the Boot Düsseldorf show this week, showing off its capabilities like a swappable battery so owners don't have to wait for a two-hour …

Wakeboarding

I Make $30,000 a Year. How Do I Save for Retirement?

MONEY brought in an expert to map out a plan.<p>Nancy Newkirk excels at making her money stretch. On just $30,000 a year from her job working for the …

Retirement

Oska Pulse pain-relief wearable adds pain-tracking app at CES

The device's Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) therapeutic technology promises to help reduce chronic pain -- and now it's getting new features.<p>You've probably never heard of Oska Wellness, but it's a startup that makes the Oska Pulse ($399), a Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) device that's …

Pain

Amazon Merchants Continue to Find Ways to Cheat

Mike Molson Hart, who sells toys on Amazon.com Inc.’s marketplace, realized earlier this month something was amiss. His company’s popular disc-shaped …

Intellectual Property

Willpower Doesn't Work. Here's How to Actually Change Your Life | Inc.com

<i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth."  -- </i>Arnold Washton, PhD<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve your …

Self-improvement

The polygamous town facing genetic disaster

In a remote region of the US, a town is struggling with a chilling health crisis caused by a recessive gene. The reason? Here, polygamy is still practised.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2017” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>“We are to gird up our loins and fulfil this, just …

Salt Lake City

Brain scans highlight a hidden, "higher" state of consciousness

Reaching a higher state of consciousness is a concept you're more likely to hear a spiritualist spout than a scientist, but now neuroscientists at …

Consciousness

50 Jobs, Gigs and Side Hustles You Can Do From Home

If your dream is to work from home, and you don't know where to start, this list has something for you. Guaranteed.<p>Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ah, working from home. If you're sick of long commutes to a boring office, where you're stuck …

Small Business

Comment on 12 Blogging Income Streams [And the Story of My 10 Year ‘Overnight’ Success] by vipinnayar

Great Motivation!! Perfect example of how we should start our journey with small steps and then how to scale your self coming years. It took you 10 …

Time I

How to Make $1,828 From Every Blog Post You Publish

Earning money from your blog can seem like an uphill battle. It can be particularly disheartening if you’re brand new to it and playing “catch up” …

Marketing

Taxing Robots Will Solve All of Our Problems

The big news in France's political world is that the Socialist Party did something that the Labour Party in the UK did, and the Democratic Party is …

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Quantum Mechanics

New Organisms Have Been Formed Using The First Ever 6-Letter Genetic Code

This could be the beginning of a whole new life form.<p>Scientists have engineered the first ever 'semi-synthetic' organisms, by breeding <i>E. coli</i> …

E.coli

We are currently performing a series of upgrades on Core Spirit and will be back soon.<p>Since the launch, Core Spirit has been growing, improving and …

Hi-Tech Electronic Headband Effectively Relieves Migraines

Approved by the FDA, the device directs an electric current to the skin and underlying body tissue, stimulating a nerve associated with migraines.<p>If …

America’s Long-Overdue Opioid Revolution Is Finally Here

A bunion, you may have the misfortune to know, is a bony growth that forms at the base of your big toe. When that bump begins to irritate the rest of …

Doctors prescribed me pain meds but couldn’t help me get off them

On May 23, 2015, my motorcycle was struck by a careless driver in a large van. My left foot was crushed, the great toe and first metatarsal shattered, while pieces of the first, second and third metatarsals exploded out through the top and bottom of my foot.<p>My first hospital stay lasted eight days. …

Medicine

Once You Learn These 8 Hard Truths About Life, You'll Become Much Stronger

Life is many things. Life is beautiful and miraculous, and it’s wonderful. But there is one thing life isn’t: easy. There are times when this is more …

Harvard Researchers Have Found the Source of Human Consciousness

What is human consciousness and where does it come from? Throughout the ages, some of our greatest minds have probed this question, and struggled to …

Consciousness

"Strange Stars" Could Be the Weirdest Objects in the Universe

Physics tells us they could theoretically exist forever, though we've never spotted one.<p>When an incredibly massive star supernovas, it leaves behind one of two things: a neutron star or a black hole. Neutron stars are the leftover cores of massive stars after they have ejected all their other …

Physics

How to control your light switch from your smartphone?

Usually, when makers decide to convert their houses from ordinary houses to smart ones, they buy some relays to control the lights but this …

Studies Show Cannabis Targeting, Killing Cancer Cells

There is currently an overwhelming amount of evidence suggesting that cannabinoids may kill cancer in humans. For the past several years, an …

You Can Now Buy A Mini-Airstream Trailer For $35K

Airstream, the company behind the iconic “silver bullet” trailer, has just released a new lightweight trailer model called Basecamp. Small and sleek, it’s perfect for towing behind a small SUV. And at $35,000, it’s a lot more affordable than the classic Airstream. It’s like a tiny house on two …

Airstream