Kevin Ruiz

1,328 Flips | 4 Magazines | 51 Likes | 2 Following | 7 Followers | @kevin29or | Keep up with Kevin Ruiz on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Kevin Ruiz”

Michigan Man Discovers Strange Glowing Rocks In The Upper Peninsula

A Michigan man made the discovery of a lifetime when he stumbled on glowing rocks on the beaches of Lake Superior. The rocks, which he named “Yooperlites” emit an eerie glow, appearing to be partially molten rock.<p>Rintamaki, a gem and mineral dealer, made this discovery after hunting for rocks in …

Lake Superior

The Story Behind the Craziest Social Security COLA Increase in History

Despite its flaws, this will make you appreciate the CPI-W.<p>Right now, nearly 62.5 million people are receiving a Social Security benefit check each …

Social Security

For The First Time, Physicists Have Used Antimatter in One of The Most Famous Physics Experiments

The results were... weird.<p>For the first time, scientists have performed an iconic physics experiment with a positron - the antimatter counterpart of …

Physics

More and more couples are reportedly divorcing over Fortnite

<i>Fortnite</i> is a beautiful way to bring people together. Across the country, school cafeteria tables rumble with friendly circles discussing combat …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

Google's rumored 'Dragonfly' search prototype tied data to phone numbers

The Intercept reported more design details on the censored search engine for China.<p>While Google employees push back against and lawmakers ask questions about a rumored version of its search engine for China -- with censorship and blacklists for terms like human rights, democracy or protest built-in …

Human Rights

2 Surprising Companies Set to Win From the Internet of Things

Here's how successful execution using IoT will improve the investment case for United Technologies and General Electric.<p>When you think about …

United Technologies

Google Looked for 1 Personality Trait When Hiring Its Early Employees | Inc.com

Google has no problem attracting top candidates. The tech giant offers employees challenging work and second-to-none perks.<p>Google hasn't always been the household name it is today. In 2004, the company used an interesting tactic to entice curious minds to apply. On Highway 101 in Silicon Valley, …

Employment

Scientists discover three new sea creatures in depths of the Pacific Ocean

In their latest trip to the Atacama Trench, one of the deepest points in the Pacific Ocean, a team of scientists repeatedly lowered a device called a deep-sea lander overboard and watched as it sank into the cold, dark waters.<p>The lander — essentially a high-tech trap outfitted with bait, monitors …

Animals

A Decade Later: 5 Lingering Effects of the Financial Crisis

It's been 10 years since the financial crisis, but it's still fresh in the minds of many Americans.<p>It's now been about 10 years since Lehman Brothers …

S&P 500

Online courses in data science that could help you snag a new job

Move over, software developers. The sexist job title award now goes to data scientists.<p>You might be thinking — there's absolutely nothing sexy about …

Data Science

Eating More of this Foods can Help you Shed 10 Pounds in just a Week

Food is necessary for survival but unhealthy eating habits lead to weight gain. All over the world people are complaining about excess fat and obesity and one of the major reasons behind this scenario is the choice of wrong food items. But do you know that there are some really good food options …

Nutrition

Google Just Launched a New Tool to Help You Find Cheap Flights. Here's How to Use It

It'll help you find good quality flights on a budget.<p>The introduction of “basic economy” fares in the last couple of years has made finding a deal on …

Flying

Rudy Giuliani makes yet another complete mess

Even by Rudolph W. Giuliani's standards, that was a quick and ridiculous reversal.<p>On Thursday night, the Associated Press had a big new exclusive: Giuliani had told them that not only would President Trump not submit to an interview with special counsel Robert S. Mueller III about obstruction of …

Rudy Giuliani

Meteoric Rise of Sweden’s Nationalists Stuns Establishment

The meteoric rise of the Sweden Democrats has stunned those who thought Scandinavia’s biggest economy was beyond the reach of nationalist …

Sweden Democrats

The Trade Slowdown Has Already Begun

One of the paradoxes of this year’s trade tensions is that in many parts of the world, it doesn’t yet feel like a crisis.<p>For all the turmoil in emerging-market currencies, equity investors in major markets seem ... relaxed? The milestone passed with little fanfare, but the S&P 500 index closed at a …

Stock Markets

3 Ways Trump May Change Student Loans

The Trump administration has proposed some big changes for student loans.<p>Here’s what to watch for and how it could affect you.<p><b>1. The End Of Student Loan Forgiveness?</b><p>Student loan forgiveness sounds like a wonderful game plan to many student loan borrowers.<p>However, it comes at a cost – for taxpayers. …

Loans

9/11 FOIA Videos: Street-Level Footage, Aerial Shots (Viewer Warning)

17 years after the 9/11 attacks, a series of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits brought against the National Institute of Standards and …

World Trade Center

Minister Velumani counters Stalin’s allegations on interfering in Smart City works

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president M.K. Stalin should realise that he had assumed the mantle of only the party’s presidency and not become the Chief …

Smart Cities

This three million year old ice cave is one of China's natural wonders

​Photo shows the Ice Cave in Ningwu County in Shanxi Province on August 13, 2018. Found by the Institute of Geology and Geophysics of the Chinese …

Chinese Academy of Sciences

How the brain creates the subjective experience of time

Everyone has felt, at one point or another, that time does indeed "fly" when we're having fun. Why does it feel different depending on what we do …

Research

The Best Questions to Ask When Interviewing for a Job | Inc.com

We've all been there. Sitting in an interview, drifting off wondering if you'll get a desk by the window if you land the job, when we're hit with the question we knew was coming but forgot to prepare for. "So, do you have any questions for me?"<p>If you've been on the interview circuit for a while, …

Career Development

5 TED Talks That Will Make You Feel More Powerful

Want to feel a little more confident and in charge? All you need is 20 minutes and an internet connection.<p>The good news is that these days there are so many awesome TED Talks that you can learn about basically any subject from the organization's legion of smart speakers. The bad news is that …

Public Speaking

Here's the Astonishing Link Between Elon Musk, Twitter, and the Southwest Passenger Who Took a Truly Amazing Photo of the Great American Eclipse | Inc.com

A few weeks ago, the CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, took the stage at an unusual event in San Francisco, with virtually every Twitter employee in attendance. Looking down at his phone, he read aloud some direct messages he'd been trading with Elon Musk--inviting Musk to speak, in fact, at that very …

Jack Dorsey

Building Brains: How Pearson Plans To Automate Education With AI

On a balmy summer’s day in San Francisco, Milena Marinova is sitting on the roof terrace of the offices of Pearson, a company in the midst of a radical transformation from publishing powerhouse to digital-education platform, wrapped in a gray shawl and explaining how she plans to build advanced, …

High School

Physics Milestone as Scientists Finally Observe Predicted Higgs Boson Particle Decay

We've waited years for this.<p>Six years after the strange, elusive Higgs boson particle was discovered, scientists working with the world's largest …

Physics

'Taxi Porn' Study Shows How Viewing Pornography Changes How Men See Women

For some, 'porn-like sex' is starting to seem normal.<p>It’s safe to say that porn watching is widespread these days, but what we can’t say with …

Scientists may have discovered the very first ‘ghost’ black hole from a different universe

It’s common knowledge that, because of the speed at which light travels, we can see things in space that aren’t even there anymore. If we peer at a …

Universe

What Do You Know, Retailers Are Figuring It Out

In recent years, retail earnings season has typically had a somewhat funereal tenor. Old-school chains have repeatedly put up spotty (if not shoddy) results and offered unconvincing excuses for poor performance, raising questions about their viability in the era of Amazon.com Inc.<p>But this time …

eCommerce

Future of Financial Services 2015 - Reports - World Economic Forum

How will disaggregating forces across the value chain change the insurance landscape in the future?<p>Connected cars, homes and lifestyles may still be …

Financial Services

How Florence Became Italy's New Capital of Cool

To truly discover the soul of this city, you’ll have to look beyond its historic center.<p>I did not expect to fall for Florence while eating a Japanese …