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What Jonathan Pollard Did to Land in Prison for 30 Years

When Jonath­an Pol­lard went to pris­on for spy­ing in 1987, Ron­ald Re­agan was pres­id­ent, the Cold War still wasn’t over, and Barack Obama was in …

Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.<p>Thanks to technology, we’re reading more than ever—our brains process thousands of words via text messages, email, games, social media, and web stories. According to one report, the amount people that read tripled from 1980 to the …

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We talked to the CEO who some people think owns the one thing Twitter needs most

That's because Nuzzel does the one thing that Twitter doesn't do: organise content in tweets based on their importance. Looking at your Twitter account is often a random experience, a stream of consciousness of what your friends have on their minds right now, interesting or not.<p>"Random" is not the …

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Weird & Wild<p>The moon jellyfish has a leg up on Humpty Dumpty—if it loses an arm, the ocean dweller can repair itself in a newly discovered process.<p>In the spring of 2013, biologist Michael Abrams had cut two arms off a young jellyfish when he witnessed something he'd never seen before.<p>"He started …

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11 stupid ways smart people sabotage their success

A group of Quora users drew from their experiences to address the question, "What are some stupid things that smart people do?" The answers shed light on some of the common ways intelligent people unknowingly undermine themselves — and how they can get out of their own way.<p>We've highlighted several …

How Super Angel Chris Sacca Made Billions, Burned Bridges And Crafted The Best Seed Portfolio Ever

Between the parade of wet suits and abundant seafood and yoga joints, Manhattan Beach, just south of Los Angeles, tries to cling fast to its surf town roots. It’s a tough battle. Strolling the boardwalk, I pass beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings practicing spikes close by glitzy …

Here's Written Proof Snapchat's CEO Is A Formidable Executive Poised To Change The World

While some of the emails are embarrassing — try opening your inbox to the world and see what happens — the emails show that, for the most part, Spiegel is a formidable, intelligent executive building an addictive service that has the potential to be the next gigantic consumer-technology company.<p>On …

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The 80/20 Rule and Listening to Your Inner Procrastinator

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A decade ago, my friend Bill said, "Perry I've got a million-dollar idea for you. There's just one catch: If you sell a million dollars, you have to give $10,000 to my favorite charity."<p>"OK Bill, you're on," I said. He insisted …

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Peter Thiel: Google Has Insane Perks Because It's A Monopoly

Thiel says a monopoly is "a kind of company that's so good at what it does that no other firm can offer a close substitute," a company that's "10x" better at what it does than anybody else.<p>Google hasn't competed in search since the early 2000s, Thiel says, when it definitively leapt ahead of …

Yoga Poseurs: Athletic Gear Soars, Outpacing Sport Itself

Customers Snap Up Stretchy Tees and Leggings, Boosting Growth for 'Athleisure' Apparel<p>Why work out when you can just buy the clothes and look like you did?<p>The rate of growth in the U.S. retail athletic apparel market is surging, even as Americans' rate of participating in most sports is in …

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2014 Tesla Model S P85+ vs. 2014 BMW i8 Comparison

Flash Forward: Two Flashy Ways to Flaunt Your Forward Thinking<p>Where is the automobile headed in our gradually warming world? Fully electric like the Chevy Spark, Nissan Leaf, or Mercedes SLS AMG Electric Drive? Plug-in hybrid like the Chevy Volt, Ford Energi models, or Porsche 918? Flying cars like …

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The Guy Who's Trying To Build The Next Microsoft Wrote This Epic Resignation Letter When He Left Yahoo

In case you haven't heard of Slack, it's one of the fastest-growing enterprise apps these days. It's basically a "group chat on steroids," with advanced search and file-sharing functionalities.<p>According to the profile, Slack has grown 5% to 10% every week since its launch in February. That …

22 Quotes That Take You Inside Albert Einstein's Revolutionary Mind

You could find him "wheeling a baby carriage on the streets of Bern, Switzerland, halting now and then, unmindful of the traffic around him, to scribble down some mathematical symbols in a notebook that shared the carriage with his infant son, also named Albert," The New York Times wrote in its …

7 Timeless Lessons From Bill Gates' Favorite Business Book

Gates says he asked Warren Buffett back in 1991 what his favorite business book was, and Buffett responded by sending his personal copy of "Business Adventures."<p>Gates fell in love with the storytelling. He writes:<p>Brooks's work is a great reminder that the rules for running a strong business and …

Larry Page's Plan To Deal With All The Jobs That Are Getting Wiped Out By Technology

Google CEO Larry Page was asked how society should deal with unemployment that may arise from technological advances.<p>His answer is surprisingly French. He says companies should consider hiring two part-time workers to do one full-time job. This way more people are employed, which is better for …

The Drive (and Despair) of The Rock: Dwayne Johnson on His Depression, Decision to Fire Agents and Paul Walker's Death

His movies grossed $1.3 billion last year. Now the underestimated A-lister attempts to own summer again as he reveals how he rebooted his career and …

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Tesla Won't Kill Car Dealerships, Car Dealers Will

Americans hate car salesmen. That’s why the public isn’t picketing on their behalf in the wake of Monday’s decisions by New York Governor Mario Cuomo …

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Why VCs Are Still Planning To Pour Tons Of Money Into Bitcoin

Despite the hopes of evangelists that the fall of MtGox would mean the end of persistent headaches in the cryptocurrency's ecosystem, there has been a spate of new theft and fraud accusations. The most recent has emerged at Neo and Bee, a Cyprus-based organization thought to have opened the world's …

7 Remote Working Insights From A Global Design Startup That Never Opened An Office

Design prototyping app InVision has grown to a team of about 30 people and a valuation in the tens of millions of dollars (based on their last capital raising) in just three years, but it doesn't have a physical office, instead employees are scattered around the globe - connected by an internet …

This Is Google CEO Larry Page's Grand Vision For Changing The World

Google CEO Larry Page is one of the smartest, most powerful people in the world. As CEO of Google, his job is to imagine the future. This month, Page gave a talk at TED to discuss how Google plans to change the world. It's a great insight into where Google is going.<p><b>Be sure to watch the full TED</b> …

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 …

Goldman Sachs: Bitcoin Is Not A Currency

Goldman Sachs thinks that Bitcoin believers need to take a cold shower, drink some coffee, and sober up.<p>In the wake of Mt. Gox’s collapse, the supposed outing of Bitcoin’s creator, and some high-profile arrests, the financial services firm has put together an exhaustive survey of “Bitcoin” and …

I'm Changing My Mind About Bitcoin

I used to think it was a joke or at best a currency for clowns.<p>Now, I no longer think that. Now, I don't know what its future is.<p>Here, let me explain.<p>I've gone through two phrases writing about the "crypto-currency" called Bitcoin. I first started paying close attention to it early this year. In …