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Photography

Revealed: The Shelf Life Of 16 Common Spices [Infographic]

Image: Getty Images<p>Spices don't last forever, and fresher is better. If you have a few spices you don't use all that often, make sure they haven't …

Spices

Redheads finally get recognition with ginger emoji

The rumors were true, the ginger emoji is coming! The emoji gods (The Unicode Consortium) have heard your cries and read your petitions and you will finally be represented in emoji form as part of the 70 new emoji to be released later this year.<p>Hate spammy ICOs and crappy cryptocurrencies?So do …

Hair Color

It’s impossible to lead a totally ethical life—but it’s fun to try

You want to do the right thing. But in a world where it often seems impossible to eat, shop, drive, travel, or pretty much do anything without causing some measure of harm to others and the planet, leading an ethical life seems like a very tall order indeed.<p>It’s true that practically everything we …

Ethics

Is Your Brain Being "Hijacked" by Stress and Anxiety? Here's How to Know For Sure

<i>Your brain should not be your own worst enemy, but stress and anxiety can often make this the case. If you're constantly stressing about even the least worrisome things, Cheryl Gerson at YourTango lists ways to calm your mind and ease the vicious mental cycle of rumination.</i><p><b>You don't have to be a</b> …

Mindfulness

Timing the Crypto Market With RSI (A Beginner's Guide)

Sure, a technical analyst can perform just fine with an understanding of candlestick patterns, support and resistance levels – but if you could add …

Stock Markets

5 Ways to Live Your Best Life, According to Science

The quality and quantity of your life is mostly up to you.<p>The quality and quantity of your life is--in large part--up to you. You can be mediocre, let each day pass without intention and before you know it, you’ll be at the end of your time here. Or, you can strive to be your best self and do …

Psychology

Meet the couple who have travelled to 70 countries together in a Jeep with no plans to stop

'It was a spur of the moment decision': How adventurous couple ditched the daily grind to travel to 70 COUNTRIES together - and why they will spend …

New Zealand

These Are the Idyllic Greek Islands American Tourists Don’t Know About

You probably think you know what the Greek islands look like, and to a certain extent you do. The rocky terraces and blinding-white houses with blue …

European Travel

Marketing’s New Role in Product and Service Delivery

This is the first in a series of posts about the three greatest challenges facing marketing organizations in 2018:<p>Becoming more accountable<br>• Undergoing …

Marketing

The Best Travel Stories We've Ever Told

Full disclosure: This is neither an exhaustive nor an objective list of <i>Outside</i>'s best U.S. travel features. We didn't pull any traffic data or social stats or engagement minutes. Instead, we informally asked editors to think back on the archive and come up with the adventure features they found …

Lake Superior

People Notice Someone Strange Stranded On An Iceberg Miles Out At Sea

"We knew we were his only chance for survival."<p>Last week, while aboard a crab-fishing boat off the coast of Labrador, Canada, Mallory Harrigan and …

Seals
Crime

Net-zero Sawmill House is 100% self sufficient in California's high desert

Building a comfortable self-sufficient dwelling is no easy task, especially when in a harsh climate. But when Seattle-based firm Olson Kundig was …

Off-grid

I worked with Netflix, and the experience taught me a lot about the idea that process is the enemy of success

Red tape, process and bureaucracy. Ask almost anyone about them and they will roll their eyes and say how frustrated they are with the archaic …

Management

Understanding Blockchain: A Beginners Guide to Ethereum Smart Contract Programming

One of the hottest technologies of late is <i>blockchain</i>. A blockchain is a digital transaction of records that’s arranged in chunks of data called …

Blockchain

The Sexiest Erotic Thrillers of All Time

20. Bad Timing<p>After a young American woman living in Vienna overdoses on pills, a detective investigates to see if the event was a suicide attempt. …

Nicole Kidman

Ten years in, nobody has come up with a use for blockchain

(Sequel here: <i>Blockchain is not only crappy technology but a bad vision for the future.</i>)<p><i>Everyone says the blockchain, the technology underpinning</i> …

Blockchain

Explainer: What is a blockchain?

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Do Banks Even Want to Go Blockchain?

An immutable ledger sounds nice, but what about the margins, banks’ bread and butter?On June 18, Carlos Torres, CEO of Spanish bank BBVA, declared …

FinTech

The Best European Nude Beaches

1 Plage de Tahiti, St. Tropez, France<p>An “unofficial nudist beach,” like so many others along the Riviera, Tahiti Beach is popular with international …

European Travel

Ethereum & Cardano Founder: Cryptocurrency Will Become a Multi-Trillion Dollar Industry

Charles Hoskinson calls out the mainstream media’s constant predictions on the death of the cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme – scam bubble on Twitter …

Cryptocurrency

A tsunami of plastic waste is about to be unleashed on the world, because China will no longer be the West’s rubbish dump

A tidal wave of plastic trash will flood the world over the next decade, a new study says, and warnings are already blaring like sirens.<p>In the wake …

Pollution

Connection between stress and autoimmune disease affirmed by massive 30-year study

A massive study spanning 30 years of data and examining a cohort of over one million people has found a strong association between persons suffering …

Medical Research

The Dark Side of the Orgasmic Meditation Company

When Michal got married in August 2015, her family and longtime friends didn’t attend. The woman who walked her down the aisle, the dozens of beaming …

Sexual Harassment

5 Early Signs Your Startup Will Succeed

Putting the right team in place puts you way ahead in the game.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’ve managed to get through the earliest phases of startup, and definitely don’t show signs of failing anytime soon, you still may wonder, “But are we on our …

The word 'hack' is meaningless and should be retired

The word ‘hack’ used to mean something, and hackers were known for their technical brilliance and creativity. Now, literally anything is a hack — <i>anything</i> — to the point where the term is meaningless, and should be retired.<p>The most egregious abuse of the term “hack” comes from the BBC’s Dougal Shaw. …

Goldman Sachs used AI to simulate 1 million possible World Cup outcomes — and arrived at a clear winner

2/2 © Reuters / Wolfgang Rattay 2/2<p><b>The 2018 FIFA World Cup is set to start in Russia on June 14.</b>• <b><br>Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) used machine learning to run</b> …

Why bankers hate the cryptocurrency world

A cryptocurrency is a form of digital currency that uses cryptography for the purpose of security. The currency has rapidly gained popularity in the public eye. There are many types of cryptocurrencies that include Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin cash, Litecoin, Cardano, and Stellar Lumens among …

Ethereum for dummies

<i>Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts: applications that run exactly as programmed without any possibility of downtime,</i> …