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The North Korean spies Ukraine caught stealing missile plans

<b>Zhytomyr, Ukraine (CNN) —</b> The images are a little grainy, but in the half-light of a dusty Ukrainian garage, you can sense the unbridled enthusiasm of the two North Korean spies who are photographing what they think are top-secret missile designs.<p>In a rare window into the opaque, deadly and …

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The next Pokémon Go? Star Wars unveils a massive ‘Last Jedi’ augmented-reality game

If it can work for Pokémon, then why not for the world of Obi-Wan?<p>An augmented-reality experience as real-world physical hunt is being rolled out next month by another global entertainment franchise, with the next Star Wars film, “The Last Jedi,” on the near horizon.<p>Last summer, as the AR scavenger …

44 New Books to Read This Fall

<b>SEPTEMBER</b><p><b>9/5</b><b><br>Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History</b> <b><br>By Kurt Andersen</b> <i><br>Random House</i><br>From the counterculture to fake news: how the hell …

This Is The Current State Of The American Workplace

A glimpse of workplace trends on the rise.<p>The world of work is changing pretty rapidly, but one thing has been pretty consistent over the past few years: Workers are feeling optimistic about their prospects. The U.S. economy keeps adding jobs at a healthy clip and unemployment remains at …

NYU’s Scott Galloway predicted Amazon’s Whole Foods acquisition on Recode Decode

Listen to Galloway explain why the $13.7 billion deal makes sense on the latest Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher.<p>You might have been surprised to learn Friday morning that Amazon is buying Whole Foods for nearly $14 billion. One person who was not surprised: Our latest <b>Recode Decode</b> podcast …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

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IBM Develops A Broad-Spectrum Virus Cure That Outsmarts Viral Mutation

If you lined up everything alive on the planet today and counted them one-by-one, you’d find that viruses are the most common creatures by far. …

10 Books from the Summer to Make You Smarter in the School Year

The problem with school is that it can really cut into your reading time.<p>Gone are the glorious days of lugging hefty historical novels in your beach …

Zika fear prompts travel warning for Miami, CDC’s first in U.S.

Fourteen people have been infected with the Zika virus in Florida, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning to pregnant women to avoid traveling to the Wynwood neighborhood.<p>Sixteen people have been infected with the Zika virus in Florida, and the Centers for Disease …

Public Health

This Successful Hair Salon Owner Knows Something Most Entrepreneurs Have Backwards

What if you looked at your employees like a Hair Salon owner does? How would you treat your employees differently?<p>James and Astrid Rawlinson are the owners of Salon 21 in Orem, Utah. Last week, I happened to be in Utah and needed a haircut. I was lucky enough to have James cut my hair.<p>When I found …

Employment

The Easy Daily Habits 24 Executives Say Give Them an Edge

You might be surprised at the routines these high achievers swear by.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 …

Financial Services

24 Cool Tech Startups You Should Know About This Year

Here is a list of some of the innovative technology startups that I met at the TechCrunch Disrupt startup conference in New York earlier this month.<p>Earlier this month, I attended TechCrunch Disrupt NY, an annual startup conference at which many tech-related startups showcase their offerings, …

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What a Chess Grandmaster Can Teach You About Solving Problems

Have a complex problem? International chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley suggests trying this.<p>How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to …

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The Late Movies: 10 Great Documentaries You Can Watch Right Now (on Netflix)

If you haven't discovered Netflix and its instant streaming feature yet, it's pretty magical. I watch so many more movies now because of it -- and …

Kurt Cobain

6 brilliant home design ideas used by 'starchitect' Zaha Hadid in her latest NYC luxury apartment building

Set to open by early 2017, the apartments overlook the High Line and will come with a slew of high-class amenities.<p>I recently toured one of the model apartments and left drooling over all the cool design ideas and smart home gadgetry.<p>Here are some of the most exciting innovations at 520 West 28th …

Black Thugs, Muslim Terrorists and White Patriots: The Issue With Today's Media

<b>Picture this:</b> You live in one of the 45 states in America that allows the open carry of firearms. You are pulling into the parking lot of your local grocery store when you see an African American in a hoodie with a handgun. You walk inside the store and find a bearded Muslim man walking around with …

How the internet misled you in 2015

<b>It was another busy year for journalists debunking fake or misleading images on social media.</b><p>In 2015, many pictures and videos went viral, some for all the wrong reasons.<p>There were deliberate fakes created to deceive the public and then there were misleading images shared, often during breaking …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

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Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

NASA Releases Apollo Moon Mission Photos: Pictures

Hey Christians! You're Doing It Wrong

I would love to start out this post with a laundry list of theological credentials to back up that title but I don't have them. To be completely honest, I haven't had a church home in ages and with a very few exceptions, I haven't even heard a sermon since I was a teenager.<p>But I tell you what I did …

7 Digital Trends We're Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

17 Recipes to Make on Your Next Date Night (With the Fruit)

Dates? We've got 'em by the dozen.<p><b>Dates are often referred to</b> as nature's candy, and it's no wonder: We'd eat the sweet, chewy, and supremely snackable fruit by the handful any day. We love adding one or two pitted dates to our morning smoothies and have reinvented the cinnamon bun with zero …

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The Breakdown of the Black Family

Any attempt to address mass incarceration has to begin with an effort to tackle crime—and the social conditions linked to its rise.<p>With the publication of “The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration” Ta-Nehisi Coates has added an elegant and forceful voice to the growing frustration with the …

Crime

You won’t believe which movies are now being considered for remakes

Deadline reported today that the long-time production partner to Warner Bros. is going to sell off the rights to 78 of their most precious nuggets of fandom. While the libraries of every film are up for grabs, the studio has retained the rights to remake certain properties in the mix.<p>Among the …

Why the new chip credit cards aren't safer — yet

Swipe or dip? It's the dilemma more consumers will face at retail checkout starting next week as they try to use their new, more-secure credit and debit cards.<p>Oct. 1 is the target date for many retailers to begin using their new payment machines that require customers to dip their credit or debit …

Tobey Maguire moves through chess king Bobby Fischer's checkered life in 'Pawn Sacrifice'

The story of chess champion Bobby Fischer was always ripe for a Hollywood adaptation, rich in Cold War paranoia, FBI surveillance, media celebrity and mad genius. It's the sort of "Beautiful Mind" narrative that can make for juicy awards bait.<p>Yet Hollywood ignored Fischer for 43 years. And for good …

Film Festivals

To Pimp a Butterfly: Kendrick Lamar's new album is perfect

When I talk about Kendrick Lamar with people who follow hip-hop, there’s always a hushed exchange that takes place. "He could be it," one of us will say. "He could," the other will reply. Like a pitcher throwing a perfect game, it’s never spoken aloud. He’s only one album in. It would be foolish to …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Americans Are Stocking Up On Ebola Survival Gear

WASHINGTON -- The first patient diagnosed with Ebola on U.S. soil may have died Wednesday, but health experts say Americans don't need to stock up on survival gear.<p>"I really can’t see that that’s an appropriate or reasonable response," Arthur Reingold, Head of Epidemiology at the University of …