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What is the math behind elliptic curve cryptography?

Introduction<p>When someone sends bitcoin to you, they send the bitcoin to your address. If you want to spend any of the bitcoin that is sent to your …

The demise of the nation state

After decades of globalisation, our political system has become obsolete – and spasms of resurgent nationalism are a sign of its irreversible decline. By Rana Dasgupta<p>What is happening to national politics? Every day in the US, events further exceed the imaginations of absurdist novelists and …

Civil Rights

How Narcissists Really Think

We often hear the term “narcissist,” but in reality, what does that mean? Does it merely describe someone who likes to be the center of attention, or …

20 Podcasts So Good You'll Wish You Had a Longer Commute

We're always on the hunt for a good podcast. Like a gripping book, an addictive podcast has the ability to pull us in deep, get us lost in our thoughts, and make an otherwise lengthy commute pass in the blink of an eye.<p>As for me? Surprisingly, it's not a true crime podcast (though I love those, …

11 Modern Ceiling Fans That Are Actually Attractive

(Image credit: Rejuvenation)<p>Have you ever tried to find an attractive, modern ceiling fan? It is hard. Like, really hard. Ceiling fans seem to fall …

Guy Fieri's Texas chili recipe is so rich and flavorful, you'll never turn back

Guy Fieri knows his chili. The <i>Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives</i> host is pretty much always eating something meat covered on Food Network, and when it comes …

The bad habits you should give up if you want to be successful

Sometimes, to become successful and to get closer to the person we know we can become, we don’t need to add more things to our lives—we need to give up on some of them.<p>There are certain things that are almost universal. These things, if you give them up, will help you become more successful (even …

Motivation

Hackers have broken into a European bank and are blackmailing its customers

Customers of Valartis, a Chinese-owned Liechenstein bank, are being told by unknown blackmailers they must pay 10% of their life savings or face having account details sent to finance authorities and the media, German-language newspaper Bild reports.<p>On Tuesday, the bank said that it did not know of …

This Is How Interior Designers Decorate a Room From Start to Finish

Consider this—you've just bought a new home, signed a lease on a new apartment, or moved to a new city. You fell in love with the space that will …

Want to Be a Stronger Leader? Listen to These 10 Podcasts

Whether you're a CEO or an intern, leadership skills are what set you apart. Develop yours.<p>Strong leadership is about more than just telling people what to do; it's that rare but inspirational combination of enthusiasm, humility, grace, power, and wisdom.<p>Here are 10 podcast episodes that will help …

Leadership

'70s stunner revamped for modern living asks $1.5M

This midcentury style ranch is Located in St. Louis<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Saint Louis, Missouri<p><b>Price:</b> $1,498,000<p>Built in 1970, this …

Living Rooms

Top 15 Amazing Basement Design Ideas – DIY Basement Ideas

<i>Ready to remodel that basement? What should you do with it?</i><p><b>Did you know?</b> That dark, cold, and empty basement can deliver some of the best returns on …

Why You're Not Happy: 3 Simple Steps to Achieve Inner and Outer Wealth

The view from the peak is more enjoyable when you've enjoyed each step of the climb.<p>Ambitious individuals often fall victim to their desire for self-growth. By constantly preparing for the future or analyzing the past, successful people restrict themselves from being fully immersed in the present …

Happiness

Jordan Spieth: Sharpen Your Putting With My Two Favorite Games

Putting practice can be a snooze fest if you don’t do something to spice it up. My coach, Cameron McCormick, and I have come up with two games that will help improve the speed and accuracy of your putts—without the boredom. Play these games for about 15 minutes when you practice.<p><b>LEAP FROG</b><p>This game …

6 Important Keys To Staying Motivated For Life

Staying motivated is a combination of internal and external factors that stimulate a desire to be continually interested and committed to attain a …

Motivation

15 Motivational Posters for Your Dorm That Aren’t Lame

Why does college decor so often veer in the direction of cheesy and motivational? You know, those posters depicting kitties “hanging in there” or the shot of the single red rubber duck going against the crowd? Not to worry. Transforming your dorm room into the interior design equivalent of an …

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Why 5 is a magic number for losing weight and achieving your health goals

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”-Robert Collier, bestselling author and publisher of The Secret of the AgesWhy 5 …

Buying a House: How Much Can You Afford?

In 2008, MaKenna Grae* and her husband prequalified for a $2 million mortgage. The couple was stunned. They had never expected to buy a home with a …

Real Estate

12 reasons this is a terrible résumé for a mid-level employee

"Many mid-level professionals simply tack on experience to their existing résumé, rather than editing the entire document," she says. "While it can be tempting — easier and less stressful — to just keep adding information, it's not going to help your job search."<p>As your career progresses, the …

House Beautiful magazine transforms an Uptown New Orleans home for its 'Kitchen of the Year' | NOLA.com

This spring has been full of cinematic surprises for Helen and Scott Jenkins. "I've had a lot of 'Pinch me, please' moments," said Helen, standing in …

Kitchens

The Texas And North Dakota Oil Busts Through The Eyes Of Henry Hazlitt

<i>“In order that one industry might grow or come into existence, a hundred other industries would have to shrink.”</i> – Henry Hazlitt, <i>Economics In One Lesson</i>, p. 78<p>When people ask me what book will most help them to understand economics, Henry Hazlitt’s <i>Economics In One Lesson</i> is one I always mention. …

The global financial system stands on the brink of second credit crisis

The world financial system stands on the brink of a second credit crisis as interbank lending shows increasing risk<p>The world economy stands on the brink of a second credit crisis as the vital transmission systems for lending between banks begin to seize up and the debt markets fall over. The latest …

Bitcoin and the Digital-Currency Revolution

For all bitcoin’s growing pains, it represents the future of money and global finance.<p>About a half-billion dollars worth of it vanished from an online exchange in Tokyo. A prosecutor in Manhattan arrested the 24-year-old vice chairman of its most prominent trading body on drug-related charges of …

Digital Currency

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Never Say Anything About Yourself That You Don't Want To Come True

I still remember as a child seeing my mother standing in the kitchen talking to herself. No joke. She would literally have entire conversations with herself. At the time I just assumed my Mom must be a little bit crazy, after all the woman had ten children so by rights she was entitled to be at …

Remodeling 101: Easy Whitewashed Scandi Floors

Last fall, when I dropped in on Mjölk, my favorite Toronto housewares emporium, owner John Baker invited me upstairs to see the newly renovated flat …

Nymi

Bionym's Nymi uses cardiac rhythm recognition to as a form of biometric identity authentication. The technology could be used in place of passwords, PINs or keys and cards.