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What happened when a Klansman met a black man in Charlottesville

<b>Charlottesville, Virginia (CNN) —</b> Daryl Davis' home is filled with memories of the days he has spent with the Ku Klux Klan.<p>He is not a member of the white supremacist organization. He can't be. Davis is the descendant of slaves. He's a blues musician who has learned how to lift hate out of hearts, …

Racism

SpaceX launches used rocket and spacecraft for first time ever

SpaceX made another huge step toward becoming the space industry's king of reusable hardware.<p>On Friday it launched a used spacecraft (the Dragon) on top of a partially used rocket (the Falcon 9) for the first time ever.<p>Liftoff occurred just before 10:40 a.m. ET at the Cape Canaveral Air Force …

SpaceX

Patients Want Poop Transplants. Here's How to Make Them Safe

Neill Stollman has been called the Tupac of poop transplants. The Oakland-based, board-certified gastroenterologist didn’t invent the treatment. But …

Medicine

Relentlessly Improving Is the Only Way to Survive

These are the 3 areas to focus on in order to ensure your company's success #ShortcutYourStartup<p><b>One of the greatest feelings an entrepreneur can experience is when his or her product or service finally gains traction and begins to gain product market fit. It takes an immense amount of effort and</b> …

Entrepreneurship

Silencing 'junk' gene could halt tumor growth

After investigating unexplored regions of the human genome, researchers have discovered a new non-coding gene that appears to play an important role …

Biology

Albright, Price: It's time for Congress to check Trump's foreign policy powers

<b>(CNN) —</b> The pre-eminence of the legislative branch is perhaps the most distinctive feature of American democracy. If the Constitution was designed to be a firewall against despotism, then Article I, which defines the powers of the Senate and the House of Representatives, is its keystone, keeping …

Government

6 Simple Ways to Reclaim Your Time in 2018

The new year is a great opportunity to take your productivity to the next level.<p>Do you ever feel like time is slipping away from you? Well, you aren't alone.<p>Many of us wish we had just a few more hours every day to accomplish the things we need to get done. Sadly, there is no magical way to add …

Productivity

How trainer Kirsty Godso eats ketogenic every day—and why she’ll never go back

<i>In addition to being a Nike Master Trainer, Kirsty Godso has crafted two workouts—Pyrogirls, which pops up at cool girl hot spot Sky Ting Yoga as</i> …

Eating

Bitcoin is failing as a currency

It's been a good year for bitcoin investors but a terrible one for those who hoped that the cryptocurrency would become the de facto tender for the internet. Satoshi Nakamoto, its creator, may be dismayed at what has become of the project, intended as peer-to-peer electronic cash that didn't …

Cryptocurrency

'Million Dollar Listing' Real Estate Guru Explains the Secret Psychology Behind a Successful Sales Pitch

Set up your successful sales pitch by using the psychological principles of persuasion.<p>If you've seen Bravo's <i>Million Dollar Listing</i>, you've probably heard of the number one real estate broker in New York, Fredrik Eklund. For the past eleven years, Eklund has been the most successful residential …

Real Estate

A Cryptocurrency without a Blockchain Has Been Built to Outperform Bitcoin - MIT Technology Review

Bitcoin isn’t the only cryptocurrency on a hot streak—plenty of alternative currencies have enjoyed rallies alongside the Epic Bitcoin Bull Run of …

Bitcoin

GPU killer: Google reveals just how powerful its TPU2 chip really is

Google's second-generation Tensor Processing Units Pods can deliver 11.5 petaflops of calculations.<p>So far, Google has only provided a few images of …

Machine Learning

NASA And Google Just Announced They've Found Another Solar System Like Ours

It also has 8 planets.<p>NASA and Google announced a "major discovery"on Thursday: another solar system with eight planets.<p>That finding is due to the …

Universe

Science Has Just Uncovered the World's Easiest Hack for Faster Learning

Want a five to 15 percent boost in learning speed? Then make this dead simple change to your study habits.<p>We've all spent a minimum of a decade in formal education, so you'd think that in all that time, we'd have at least mastered the most basic principles of how to study efficiently. But study …

Learning

New research says there's a genetic limit to how long we can live

Humanity’s Threshold<p>There’s a limit to the human lifespan and physical abilities, and a multidisciplinary team of researchers say that we may have …

Longevity

Joe Biden consoles Meghan McCain on father's cancer diagnosis

<b>(CNN) —</b> Joe Biden and Meghan McCain shared an emotional moment Wednesday, with the former vice president consoling the daughter of his friend and onetime political rival Sen. John McCain.<p>Visiting ABC's "The View" to talk about his book, "Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose," …

Meghan McCain

The future of printing: How one 3D printer uses live bacteria as ink

Depending on the bacterial species, the ink can be used for a number of purposes.

3D Printing

Life at sea? 6 futuristic homes that will protect you from climate change

Flooding, drought, hurricanes, wildfires — extreme weather events, once infrequent, are becoming more common and powerful due to climate change. At …

Climate Change

Here's why seaweed farming could solve world hunger

Farming fish, mussels, and seaweed all at once creates a sustainable ecosystem.

Seaweed

The hottest cryptocurrency in China is not bitcoin

China’s cryptocurrency enthusiasts have been left out of bitcoin’s historic rally in recent months, thanks to the Chinese government banning initial coin offerings in September and then shutting down all major domestic exchanges. But it didn’t take long for them to find something new to pour their …

Bitcoin

This 7-Step Formula Will Help You Reach Your Dreams. And It's Fun Too

If you're serious about achieving your life dreams, learn how to make and use a dream board (aka vision board). Seriously.<p>Any serious achiever knows the importance and effectiveness of writing down their goals. It's not uncommon for very successful people to read their goals list at the beginning …

Self-improvement

A private letter from Darwin detailing his doubts about God is up for auction — here's what he wrote

• <b>Years after Charles Darwin published "On the Origin of Species," he responded to a reader who wanted the biologist to explain whether his theory destroys the argument for an all-creating God.</b>• <b><br>Darwin wrote a three-page letter, citing his own ailing health as one of the reasons he couldn't</b> …

Charles Darwin

Crispr Therapeutics Plans Its First Clinical Trial for Genetic Disease

In late 2012, French microbiologist Emmanuelle Charpentier approached a handful of American scientists about starting a company, a Crispr company. …

Genetics

Nasa to hold major announcement after artificial intelligence makes planet-hunting breakthrough

Nasa is holding a major press conference after its planet-hunting telescope made a new breakthrough.<p>The Kepler space telescope is operated by Nasa to …

Artificial Intelligence

We may be closer than ever to understanding the true nature of gravity

Unifying Theories<p>Quantum physicists have toiled to no avail for decades in their attempts to subsume gravity (the first cosmological force ever …

Physics

In 2005, Steve Jobs Said These 3 Things That Set Doers Apart From Dreamers

Here's why this quote has become my mantra.<p>Steve Jobs' had brilliant inventions, innovative designs and an incredibly amazing approach to entrepreneurship. This, among other things, keeps his legacy alive.<p>Years ago, a speech Steve Jobs gave came up on my YouTube feed. I played it not realizing that …

Success

How a single bout of exercise instantly protects the heart

A new review of existing studies examines the evidence behind the idea that an acute bout of exercise is able to offer immediate protection for the …

Cardiovascular System

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

• <b>Aerobic exercise provides a ton of benefits, from a lift in mood to more toned muscles.</b>• <b><br>Some of the benefits can emerge within minutes, while others might take several days or weeks to crop up.</b>• <b><br>A new study suggests that aerobic exercise also changes the makeup of the microbes in our gut.</b><p>Aerobic …

Aerobic

4 Basic Calculations Reveal the State of Your Finances

A few simple math problems to measure your financial health.<p>An older survey revealed that almost 40% of Americans described math as their least …

Owe

This Elon Musk Email to Tesla Employees Is a Powerful Lesson in Authentic, Heartfelt Leadership

When times get tough, great leaders don't just protect -- they connect.<p>Elon Musk is one of the world's most popular entrepreneurs. As the guiding force behind Tesla, SpaceX, and OpenAI -- not to mention helping to found PayPal -- he tackles some of the biggest challenges.<p>That includes some of the …

Leadership