Kelvin Chin

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Opinion: Trump University didn’t teach this one trick to make you rich

Anyone can be rich — as long as you don’t mind filing for bankruptcy four times.<p>Even someone who started off broke and earned only $50,000 a year …

Donald Trump

A $350 gaming computer build that rivals the PS4 and Xbox One

Austin Evans Showcases his one of the most popular gaming builds. Boson 3.0 is the cheapest gaming PC build that can take out latest gen consoles.<p>A …

Xbox

36 words and phrases you should never include on your résumé

While many large companies use automated résumé screener software to cut down the initial pool of job applicants, loading your résumé with meaningless buzzwords is not the smartest way to get noticed.<p>"Nearly everyone is guilty of using buzzwords from time to time, but professionals are evaluated …

Employment

Trunkmonkey

Say goodbye to cumbersome bike racks, TrunkMonkey is the world’s first inflatable, portable bike carrier that is truly universal for all vehicles and …

Angels Landing

They should have a sign at the trailhead of Zion National Park’s Angels Landing: “Ye Fearful of Heights, Turn Back Now” with symbol of a skull and …

Will The "Female Viagra" Ever Get It Up?

Flibanserin, a drug that revs up women’s sex drives, has been battling for five years to get the FDA’s stamp of approval. Some feminists say flibanserin is a victory for women’s rights, but scientists question whether the drug really works.<p>At 45, Amanda Parrish had been divorced for nine years, and …

Opinion: 5 reasons to be a contrarian and buy Russian stocks

<i>(The following article was originally published Feb. 24.)</i><p>Yes, Russia has a litany of negatives against it — from stagflation and recession, to open …

The Immigration Debate

When it comes to popular politics, the immigration issue is fast replacing social conservative hot buttons like abortion and gay marriage. Immigration is more than migrant workers and undocumented individuals "living off the dole". It's about major companies like Goldman Sachs hiring outsourcing …

40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Back in January the Sifter posted <i>50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World</i>. The post went on the be one of the most shared articles in the history of the …

This Algae Battery Could Power A Tesla With 200X The Charge

In a small lab, near a lake at the edge of West Berkeley, sits the prototype of what could revolutionize battery power as we know it. The secret to this power? Algae.<p>OK, just hang with me here. Lots of research has already been done on algae’s possible power capabilities. Prototype creator Adam …

Creating Monsters: How Solitary Confinement Hurts the Rest of Us

A new PBS documentary takes us inside a Maine prison, where inmates and officials are locked in a grim and self-defeating embrace.<p>You need to watch only the first five minutes of <i>Solitary Nation</i>, the first of two Frontline documentaries that will air on PBS starting Tuesday. The inmates, corrections …

The Toxins That Threaten Our Brains

Leading scientists recently identified a dozen chemicals as being responsible for widespread behavioral and cognitive problems. But the scope of the chemical dangers in our environment is likely even greater. Why children and the poor are most susceptible to neurotoxic exposure that may be costing …

Newly discovered greenhouse gas '7,000 times more powerful than CO2'

A new greenhouse gas that is 7,000 times more powerful than carbon dioxide at warming the Earth has been discovered by researchers in Toronto.<p>The newly discovered gas, perfluorotributylamine (PFTBA), has been in use by the electrical industry since the mid-20th century.<p>The chemical, that does not …

China is moving more than a River Thames of water across the country to deal with water scarcity

BEIJING—On a Saturday morning in late August, about a dozen university students, professors, and middle-aged Beijing locals stand by a row of apartments in northwestern Beijing.<p>Once an outskirt of the city known for its natural springs and reed-filled ponds, the area now looks just like another …

Water

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Stylish screensaver recreates the iOS 7 lock screen experience on your Mac

Want to bring iOS and OS X even closer together than they already are? Christian Heudens has recreated the iOS 7 lock screen to your Mac as a free downloadable screensaver. The thin fonts look great on a Retina Display. It’s a neat way to give your Mac a bit of individuality and make your …

Why Some Mushrooms May Be Magic for Climate Change

Fungi don’t get the respect they deserve. Maybe that’s because they do most of their work in the dark, beneath the ground or on dead matter, or …

onEarth Stories

Climate change pledges: rich nations face fury over moves to renege

Developing nations have launched an impassioned attack on the failure of the world's richest countries to live up to their climate change pledges in the wake of the disaster in the Philippines.<p>With more than 3,600 people now believed to have been killed by Typhoon Haiyan, moves by several major …

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UN climate change summit begins in Poland

World nations have launched a new round of talks in Warsaw to pave the way for a 2015 deal to cut climate-altering greenhouse-gas emissions.<p>The 12-day United Nations Climate Change Conference began on Monday in Poland's capital amid a slew of warnings about a potentially disastrous rise in …

Five gruesome truths about the sorry state of the global food industry

<i>This article has been corrected.</i><p>Wednesday (Oct 16) is World Food Day, a day marked by the United Nations to highlight the obstacles facing the global food industry, as well as the most viable solutions for surmounting them. The topic of this year’s discussion centers around …

Jellyfish are taking over the seas, and it might be too late to stop them

Last week, Sweden’s Oskarshamn nuclear power plant, which supplies 10% of the country’s energy, had to shut down one of its three reactors after a jellyfish invasion clogged the piping of its cooling system. The invader, a creature called a moon jellyfish, is 95% water and has no brain. Not what …

Jellyfish

Where Have All The Frogs Gone? New Study Illuminates Killer Fungus

Scientists have found a new clue as to why amphibians can't fight off a skin infection that threatens entire species.<p>More than 80 percent of the world's sharp-snouted day frogs died off in the decade leading up to 2004. In 2002, the International Union for Conservation of Nature placed the little …

Zoology

20 Things Boys Can Do to Become Men

This is Kareem Abdul-Jabar's twenty-point plan for becoming a man.<p><b>Why should a young man listen</b> to an old guy about the best way to become a man? Because the typical teen is not yet able to see a future past the next few months. That's not a fault of character, but the fact that teens' brains have …

Gigabyte's tiny new gaming PC is smaller than an Xbox controller

It used to be difficult to find a computer that could play games and still fit underneath your TV. Now, devices like the Alienware X51, Falcon Northwest Tiki, and Digital Storm Bolt can handily fill that role. But what if you want a gaming PC that can fit in your hand? That's where the Gigabyte …

Dropbox Alternative Lima (Née Plug) Works With Chromecast, Breaks Into Kickstarter Tech Top 10

It’s been a crazy 36 days since Plug started its Kickstarter campaign. First, Plug is now called Lima due to some trademark issues. But everything else stays the same. The $69 adapter will seamlessly transform your USB drives into a personal Dropbox for all your devices. And now it will support …

Swinging CO2 Levels Show The Earth Is 'Breathing' More Deeply

Plant life on our planet soaks up a fair amount of the carbon dioxide that pours out of our tailpipes and smokestacks. Plants take it up during the summer and return some of it to the air in the winter. And a new study shows that those "breaths" have gotten deeper over the past 50 years.<p>This isn't …