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Hook yourself up with a last-minute flight upgrade with this new app

I FLEW EMIRATES FIRST CLASS once by chance. To save money, my parents put me on a flight on Christmas Day, but the joke was on them. When the staff …

Air Travel

7 steps to master Machine Learning with python

In this article I am going to give you the 7 steps to success to become a master in machine learning.<p>There are many Python machine learning resources …

How could this happen on a flight?

TRAVELLING is tedious at the best of times, but some people are shaming plane passengers for their inconsiderate behaviour. And it’s hilarious.

Why You Can't Trust GPS in China

One of the most interesting, if unanticipated, side effects of modern copyright law is the practice by which cartographic companies will introduce a …

How to learn about investing...by watching Netflix

Too many Americans think of the stock market as the "final frontier" -- something worthy of a "Star Trek" episode.<p>After the recent wild stock market swings in China, Europe and the United States, it can all feel even more bewildering. But it's easier than you might think to "boldly go" where many …

Investing

Up in the Air: Meet the Man Who Flies Around the World for Free

The boarding procedure has barely started at Chicago O’Hare, and Ben Schlappig has already taken over the first-class cabin. Inside Cathay Pacific …

University of Florida

25 Wall Street movies to watch over the hot holiday weekend

It's the Fourth of July holiday and you'll probably be nursing a hangover and perhaps a sunburn over the next few days.<p>So why not kick back on the couch in the air conditioning and watch one of these Wall Street movies while you recover?<p>You'll definitely enjoy yourself, and you might even learn …

People born in some months are more likely to develop certain diseases

The idea that the position of the Earth in relation to the stars when you were born has any relationship to your health seems absurd — after all, the scientific consensus is clear that astrology is nothing more than pseudoscience.<p>Yet physicians, going back 2,500 years to Hippocrates, the father of …

The Scientific and Personal Benefits of Not Masturbating

I refrained from orgasms for three weeks, then asked a professor about all the feelings I was feeling.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Chastity is not a foreign concept to me. More than once I've been in a relationship where, because I and the other person were heavily into starving …

The Casual Racism I Deal with as an Asian Woman in an Interracial Relationship

When you're an Asian woman dating someone who possesses every privilege in the book, you can't help but internalise two sets of differences: how you and your partner are treated by others, and how you and your partner understand those experiences.<p>About a year ago, I spent a weekend at my …

On the Anniversary of the First Acid Trip, What Do We Now Know About LSD?

Science busts some of the myths that spread around the drug in the 60s.<p>A handful of individual drug experiences are known to millions. Aldous Huxley's mescaline dose, recorded in <i>The Doors of Perception</i> (1954), is one. Samuel Taylor Coleridge's 1797 opium visions, enshrined in his poem "Kubla Khan," …

How sleepy Finland could tear apart the euro project

Europe's biggest cheerleader for austerity is heading to the polls, and its stance on Greece threatens to catalyse a break-up of the union<p>Finland is the unlikely stage for the latest turn in Greece’s interminable debt drama this weekend.<p>With events having <b>decamped temporarily to Washington DC</b>, …

U.S. Military Should Stay Home: America, Not Iran, Is Biggest Threat To Mideast Stability

The Obama administration’s decision to negotiate with Tehran triggered near hysteria among U.S. politicians and pundits who advocate perpetual war in the Middle East. One complaint is that the talks were not broad enough. They did not address Iran’s malign intervention throughout the Middle …

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 best websites for airline deals

Keyes has become so gifted at landing supercheap tickets and getting the most out of his frequent-flier miles that he has booked an epic world trip that spans 13 countries, 20,000 miles, and 21 flights — all free.<p>He told Business Insider his process was a "labor of love" and that he enjoyed finding …

Anthropologist explains why we cheat on people we love

Simply put, she says, that person becomes the center of the world. You have an intense craving to be with that person, not just sexually, but emotionally. You can list the things you don't like about them, but all that gets pushed aside and you focus only on what you do like about them.<p>"It's an …

Solar Power To Become Cheapest Source Of Energy In Many Regions By 2025, German Experts Say

Solar power still amounts for a small share of net electricity generation around the world. In the USA, for instance, as of December 2014 it was responsible for just 0.45% of the total electricity produced.<p>Things are changing quite quickly, however, and if the German think tank Agora Energiewende …

Renewable Energy

Sweden Wants Your Garbage for Energy

Martin Almqvist / Johnér Images / Corbis<p>Every day, some 300 trucks arrive at a plant outside the city of Göteborg on the west coast of Sweden. They carry garbage, but they are not there to dump the cargo. Instead, they deliver it to the plant’s special ovens, which burn it, providing heat to …

5 Important Sleep Factors Most People Don't Think About

This week is National Sleep Awareness Week, which begins with the announcement of the National Sleep Foundation's Sleep in America poll results and ends with the clock change to Daylight Saving Time (where all Americans get the wonderful experience of losing one hour of sleep).<p>And while that single …

Science says that charisma can be learned — here are 9 proven strategies

"Charisma is simply the result of learned behaviors," says Olivia Fox Cobane, author of "The Charisma Myth."

UK to build the world's first tidal lagoon power plants

It's easy to forget that it's possible to generate electricity not by burning coal or splitting atoms, but using the power of the sea. One company has thought long and hard about the process and is set to change the way Britain generates its renewable energy. Under new plans, Tidal Lagoon Power …

This is the real reason Greece has a massive tax-evasion problem

Despite recent headlines suggesting the super-wealthy were the main offenders, there is an amazing academic paper that shows just how much Greece's upper-middle-class professionals are dodging taxes.<p>Thanks to Twitter's Pseudoerasmus for bringing this to our attention in his longer and excellent …

What I Learned Using Ashley Madison to Cheat on My Wife

The dating site for married people is—surprise, surprise—full of scammers, catfishers, and people with bizarre sexual desires.<p>If you google around for articles about Ashley Madison, the online dating site for married people, you'll usually end up reading variations on one of two pieces. The first …

Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) — When Alexander was due to finish his year of mandatory military service in October, his commander told him he had no choice: He had to …

5 Big Mistakes Investors Make When They Diversify

Diversification: That word is supposed to make investors feel warm and fuzzy.<p>A diversified investment portfolio “may provide the potential to improve [risk-adjusted] returns,” fund giant Fidelity Investments explained to its investors last summer, in an article that included several pretty pie …

A Brief History of Incest in Popular Music

Kevin Gates is far from the first musician to admit to playing kissin' cousins.<p><i>Photo by Bobby Viteri</i><p>If prostitution is the oldest profession, incest must be humanity’s oldest perversion. Despite its status as one of our species’ most deeply-ingrained taboos, people have been banging their blood …

Ten Signs You're Depressed But Don't Know It

The Centers For Disease Control estimates that 19 million Americans suffer from depression. At some point in their lives, 10%-25% of women and 5%-12% of men will become clinically depressed. This is no fashionable affliction; it is a dangerous and debilitating one. Yet far too many people are …

How English Teachers in China Are Lied to and Exploited

ESL teachers expect to face some cultural difficulties, but few realize quite what they're in for.<p>Chris* thought it might be a fire inspection. Walking into his Chengdu, China, office at Disney English, a Disney subsidiary that teaches English through the antics of its animated characters, he …

Amazing Pictures From The Coldest Inhabited Town On Earth

And there's perhaps nowhere where that's more evident than in the tiny village of Oymyakon, Russia, regarded by most as the coldest permanently inhabited place on earth.<p>Temperatures there average around -58° F during the winter months, with the record low reaching -96.16° F in 1924.<p>Adventurer and …

These 6 Things Will Bring You a Great Night’s Sleep

<b>Your Worst Enemy Is Probably You</b><p>Stop cheating yourself. You can’t cut corners on sleep and not have it affect you:<p>…by the end of two weeks, the …

Daylight Savings Time

Mathematicians have finally figured out how to tell correlation from causation

Untangling cause and effect can be devilishly difficult.<p>Imagine a small town on the plains. Every day, the windmills would spin, and the wind would blow, getting dust in everyone’s eyes. Things went on like that for some time: the windmills spun, the wind blew. So the townspeople, being logical …

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