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Nine massive banks just teamed up to take the technology behind bitcoin mainstream

Barclays, BBVA, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Credit Suisse, JPMorgan, State Street, Royal Bank of Scotland, and UBS have all formed a partnership to draw up industry standards and protocols for using the blockchain in banking.<p>The partnership is being led by R3, a startup with offices in New York …

FinTech

Coinbase - Buy Bitcoin & more. Secure Wallet.

Digital currency, safe and easy.<p>Coinbase is the #1 recommended way to buy and securely store bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin, offering the most …

Something Deep Inside Pluto Is Replenishing Its Atmosphere

Author: Nick Stockton. Nick Stockton Science<p>Date of Publication: 08.19.15.<p>Time of Publication: 8:00 am. 8:00 am<p>Pluto has a problem: Its thin, …

7 Airport Tech Hacks Every Traveler Should Know

<i>By: Alex Bracetti</i><p><i>Credit: iStock/scanrail</i><p>Airports are pretty bad in and of themselves, but the hassles and restrictions they place on our gadgets are the worst. No Wi-Fi, weak cellular reception, and three power outlets per terminal? Come on.<p>But not every trip to JFK or LAX has to be a brutal …

5 Simple Car Repairs Everybody Should Know

Watch these videos, and you'll be able to fix your ride yourself.<p>One of the great joys of car ownership is doing something on the vehicle yourself. Even if you're not a technical person, there are some very simple repairs or modifications that you can undertake yourself in the garage or driveway. …

Why You Should Get ‘Tight’ Before a Big Lift

Use this simple trick and you’ll not only lift heavier weights, you’ll also build more muscle<p>The strongest lifters in the world have a secret that they use before they even lift a weight: They create tension in their muscles.<p>The good news: Learning to create tension isn’t a skill that takes decades …

4 Types of Running Workouts (and Why You Should Be Doing Them All)

Reinvigorate your workouts to go longer, run faster, and drop pounds<p>If you’re like most guys, you’re a creature of habit: You go to bed at 11 p.m., hit the john after your morning joe, and run the same loop at the same speed.<p>That’s great for sleeping and pooping, but not so good for your fitness or …

Rooftop Solar Shines Light On Bad Business Practices

Consumers, State Attorney Generals and members of Congress have raised concerns that rooftop solar leasing companies are using deceptive marketing practices that overstate cost savings in order to get homeowners to buy their products.<p>Despite Google’s recent rejection of solar and wind as the …

Solar Power

Facebook expands ads based on sites and apps you use to Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, and UK

In addition to simplifying its privacy policy, Facebook today also announced it is expanding the list of countries to which it serves ads based on the sites you visit and the apps you use. The new interest-based ads, as well as the company’s ad preferences tool for controlling which interests …

Twitter Inc Has Impressive Ad Products And Tech Line-Up

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) presented an impressive line-up of ad products and technology during its analyst day, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley.<p>…

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

How to win at (almost) everything

In games, humans are hopelessly predictable. Spot this hidden behaviour and you can crush puny-minded opponents in everything from the lottery to Rock, Paper, Scissors.<p>Although we can never outwit the weather or natural disasters, there are ways to master those other seemingly unpredictable …

Sherlock Holmes

Make a Lasting Impression in Under 5 Minutes: 14 Ideas

Use these 14 tips to ensure your business card is the least likely to end up in the trash can.<p>Most entrepreneurs expect to find themselves at networking and industry events at least a few times per calendar year, if not per month. But far too many promising conversations turn into one-sided pitches …

Body Language

6 Far-Out Tech Innovations to Watch

Small business will change dramatically in 20 to 30 years. Will you be ready?<p>In the future, small business will change beyond recognition. One of the main drivers for this shift? The one we already know about today: advances in technology. In the past 13 years writing about small business, I've …

Rhode Island

30 Smart Things to Do With $1,000 Now

These moves can make you smarter, healthier, happier—and richer.<p><i>Adapted from “What to Do With $1,000 Now,” which appeared originally in the September</i> …

How to Make Doggystyle Even Hotter

Is she bored on all fours? Try these subtle tweaks and blow her mind<p>Understand one thing: Plain, ol’ doggystyle sex is still great, and one of the most tried-and-true positions for delivering serious pleasure. But done every night, the routine can get a little vanilla.<p>(Discover more step-by-step …

The Secrets To Becoming A Great Leader Revealed

Our company survived over a decade of ups and downs in the business world because our team is made of the “right stuff.” It’s not DNA. You don’t have to be born with it. You don’t have to graduate from a prestigious institution or inherit a trust fund. Leadership is a skill we can all learn and …

Baby After 40: 5 Money To-Dos For Older Moms and Dads

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Tobi Kosanke, 50, sometimes wonders what she and her husband, Stefan, were thinking when they decided to have a child in their 40s. Their doctor had told the couple that their prospects at success were slim—but then along came their daughter, Jemma.<p>Now 9 …

5 Fortune 500 stocks that could lift off

Bigger is better. It’s one of America’s defining creeds (though admittedly less noble and soaring than, say, “All men are created equal”). The …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Holistic Medicine

Smartphones will include 'Star Wars' 3D holograms within two years

Our smartphones and smartwatches could include 3D holographic projectors just like the ones seen in the Star Wars films within just two years, with one key difference - they will be both sharper and smoother<p>Your mobile phone could have a 3D holographic projector just like the ones seen in Star Wars …

Augmented Reality