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Google futurist and director of engineering: Basic income will spread worldwide by the 2030s

As it becomes apparent that artificial intelligence will replace ever-more jobs in the coming years, a growing number of politicians, nonprofits, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have started thinking about how we'll cope with a world in which not everyone can — or needs to — work.<p>Basic income …

Singularity

'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics sold over a million copies around the world. Now Rovelli is back to explore the mysteries of time. He tells Charlotte Higgins about student revolution and how his quantum leap began with an acid trip<p>• Extract from Carlo Rovelli’s new book: on the elastic concept of …

Quantum Mechanics

The 10 Best Places to Live in America (Some Will Surprise You)

U.S. News & World Report ranked the most livable cities in the U.S. across a wide range of variables.<p>What are the best places in the United States to live and work? Every year, <i>U.S. News & World Report</i> sets out to answer that question, ranking the 125 most populous metropolitan areas in the nation …

U.S. Army

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

Mathematics

Forecasts Predict Winter Will Arrive Late and Leave Early This Year

Here's why that's not a good thing.<p>Winter has been arriving later, bringing milder conditions, and staying for shorter periods of time over the past …

10 Ways to Fall in Love with the Home You Live In Right Now

Most of us have complicated relationships with the places where we live. Unless you have unlimited amounts of money, there's probably something about …

Houseplants

A primer on planting spring-flowering bulbs

I would like to add bulbs to my garden and would like some advice. My garden has some challenges with deer, rabbits and squirrels, so I am concerned about wasting money planting bulbs that will get eaten next year. Also, how much time is there yet for me to plant this year (I will be traveling for …

Gardening

Seattle Woman Says Her Identity Has Been Stolen 15 Times Since Equifax Data Breach

A Seattle woman says her identity has been stolen more than a dozen times since the massive Equifax security breach earlier this year.<p>Katie Van Fleet told local news outlets she’s speaking out as a warning to others. “I want to share my story and make people aware that this can happen to anybody,” …

The Air Inside Your Home Is At Least Twice As Polluted As Outside—This Guide Shows You Exactly What To Do

This will make updating your home naturally a lot easier.<p>Did you know that as Americans, on average we spend 90 percent of our time indoors? Did you …

Home Depot

7 Scary Cleaning Tasks (and How to Take Them On)

As a part of our reader month, we asked the AT community to weigh in on the scariest home cleaning tasks. Some of the responses were chores that are …

Toxins

In Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, a Renovated Brownstone with Inspired Solutions

When Lauren Snyder and Keith Burns renovated their historic brownstone in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, they knew exactly what they wanted, down to …

1950s cargo ship transforms into bright modern home

The formerly rusting hull now holds a sweet floating abode<p>While most boat-to-house conversions keep the linear shotgun-style layout of rooms onboard, this stunning renovation in Amsterdam completely reimagined the interior of a 1957 cargo ship. The result is a spacious and open modern home with all …

How to win an argument, even when you're wrong

I taught him a technique that I have found incredibly powerful. So powerful, you can even use it to great effect, with evil intent.<p>I'm not suggesting that you'd do this, but I do love a good debate. It's possible there may have been times, at a dinner party or two, where I've used this approach to …

Recruitment