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Bitcoin's Future in Question

The news story of the day yesterday may have been that several international banks were teaming up to join a project created by UBS Group AG (UBS) to …

Trump Trying to Bomb the Hell Out of ISIS With Afghanistan Maneuver

The United States has made several major military moves in recent weeks, including dropping a 21,000-pound bomb in Afghanistan on Thursday to destroy …

Origins: A New Potential Sci-Fi Franchise is in the Works - Sci-Fi Addicts

<i>Could the upcoming sci-fi movie Origins be the next big franchise?</i><p>Right now, remakes, adaptations, and movies with franchise potential are big …

Best Stock Market Quote Apps for Android

You don't have to be a Wall Street big wig to keep on track of all the movement on the global financial markets. These days, you can keep track of …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of " Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning ."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues . ... If you're good at …

Washington University in St. Louis

This Australian bar sells neon layered cocktails that are unlike anything we've seen

These mesmerising neon drinks are the proof there is science behind the art of cocktail making. They are made from an array of visual ingredients …

Cocktails

BMW's motorcycle of the future doesn't require a helmet

BMW has unveiled a slew of concept vehicles to mark its 100th birthday, but its fourth and last example might be the most daring. Its new Motorrad Vision Next 100 concept motorcycle would supposedly be so smart that you wouldn't need a helmet, or even a padded suit. The key would be a …

Astronomers Just Found a Second ‘Dyson Sphere’ (‘Alien’) Star

Amongst the far reaches of space, there resides a mysterious alien star whose odd variations in brightness and tendency to dim inexplicably have left …

Universe

Here's the Simple Way to Grow Your Brain, According to Science

It's so easy, even babies do it. Maybe now we know why.<p><i>Yawning.</i><p>We all do it. But why? Is it because we're bored? Tired? Growing our brains?<p>Say what?<p>That's right. In a paper published on Tuesday, psychologist Andrew Gallup and his colleagues reported on a study of 109 individuals hailing from 19 …

Another case against the Olympics: 2020 Tokyo Games see skyrocketing costs

<b>FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2015, file photo, a skyscraper reflects in a pool of water in the site of Japan's National Stadium demolished for the renovation for the 2020 Olympic games as the compound is shown to the media for the first time after the completion of the demolition work in Tokyo. The</b> …

Japan

15 best Android apps of 2016

Here it is ladies and gentlemen. The crème de la crème. The apps that most people will swear that they cannot live without. These apps have become …

If you're a millennial, you need to start saving more right now

Millennials’ already stretched finances could face a new stress: slower growth of the U.S. economy. Compared with their parents, today’s younger …

Faraday Future Says LG Chem Will Provide Batteries for Its Electric Cars

Faraday Future, the electric car startup backed by Chinese investors and based in California, says it will use lithium-ion batteries made by LG Chem …

5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

Investigation ordered as Russian river turns red

Pipeline is feared to have broken in Arctic city of Norilsk, where Daldykan river runs close to nickel-producing factory<p>Russian authorities have ordered an investigation into a possible pipeline break after a river in the nickel-producing Arctic city of Norilsk turned bright red.<p>Social media users …

9 Ways to Generate Retirement Income

Updated February 16, 2018<p>01<p>Certificates of Deposit and Other Safe Investments<p>A CD is a Certificate of Deposit issued by a bank. They are usually FDIC …

19 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results

Success starts with the little things.<p>Success doesn't happen in an instant. It happens through the progression of lots of little successes, strung together over time.<p>If you want to build something big, if you have a vision, a dream, or even just a clearly defined end goal, the question is not how …

Here Is the Most Popular Book from the Year You Were Born

How many have you read?<p>As Anna Quindlen once said, "Books are the plane, and the train and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home." These were the tomes making people laugh, weep and whisper in homes across the country as your story got its page one.

Rare Arabian sand cat spotted by scientists after ten year search

The rare and elusive Arabian sand cat has been photographed in the deserts of Abu Dhabi for the first time in over ten years, giving valuable …

Square Capital extends lending to non-Square businesses

You don't have to be a Square business to get a Square loan.<p>The company will start offering lending for the first time to businesses that don't use …

Elon Musk wants to sell you an entire 'solar roof'

When in doubt, tease a new product.<p>Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla (TSLA) and chairman of SolarCity (SCTY), hopped on an earnings call Tuesday night amid acquisition talks between the two companies to announce that SolarCity plans to release a "solar roof."<p>Not a roof with solar panels, mind you. A …

Atheists annoyed by pranksters listing ‘Jedi’ as their religion for census

An atheist organisation in Australia is urging people not to name ‘Jedi’ as their religion in a forthcoming census.<p>Kylie Sturgess of the Atheist Foundation of Australia told the Sydney Morning Herald that she put herself down as a Jedi in an earlier census as she’s a big fan of science …

15 Must-Read Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Arriving This August

The end of summer is slowly approaching, but there’s no wrong time to do some lazy-day reading. Or, as the case may be, …

New York governor bars sex offenders from playing Pokémon Go

At the direction of Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York’s correctional department has made playing online games a violation of parole for sex offenders — particularly <i>Pokémon Go</i>. In a statement, Cuomo said that people on the sex offender registry are now banned from "downloading, accessing, or otherwise …

Scientists claim to have solved the mystery of female orgasm

Scientists claims they have finally solved the mystery of the female orgasm and it is all to do with ovulation.<p>A study on mammal reproduction found orgasms help apes ovulate, but because it plays no part in the reproductive cycle of humans, it is a redundant evolutionary afterthought.<p>In many …