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Vitamin supplements are waste of money, say scientists

Vitamin supplements almost never have health benefits, are a waste of money and could even be harmful, a group of scientists said in a damning indictment of the industry.<p>Despite one in three Britons taking vitamins or mineral pills, evidence from studies of almost 500,000 people suggested that …

World's leading authors: state surveillance of personal data is theft

More than 500 of the world's leading authors, including five Nobel prize winners, have condemned the scale of state surveillance revealed by the whistleblower Edward Snowden and warned that spy agencies are undermining democracy and must be curbed by a new international charter.<p>The signatories, who …

China’s ban on bitcoin doesn’t make a difference—it was banned already

The People’s Bank of China, the country’s central bank, and four regulators banned financial institutions and payment services (link in Chinese) from bitcoin-related business earlier today. This was done “in order to avoid harm to the public and to the legal monetary status of the renminbi [a.k.a. …

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NEWS: ANTHRAX’s SCOTT IAN To Release His Memoirs

Full Article<p><b>Anthrax</b>‘s <b>Scott Ian</b> will release his memoirs in the Fall of 2014. According to Blabbermouth, <b>‘I’m The Man’</b> will be co-written with Jon …

Bank of America says Bitcoin could become a 'major means of payment'

Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch issued the bank's first research report today on Bitcoin, the virtual currency that approximates cash on the internet, concluding that the currency has the potential to become a "major means of payment for e-commerce" as well as a "serious competitor to …