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The final GOP tax bill is complete. Here’s what is in it.

Republicans were joyful Friday as they finalized their tax plan, bridging differences between the House and Senate bills and moving another step closer to getting legislation to President Trump by Christmas.<p>They also appear to have locked down the votes they need to pass the measure through the …

Health Care

5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the Rise

Bitcoin prices peaked at an all-time high of over $11,800 Sunday in one of the most dramatic value surges of any asset in living memory.<p>Today’s …

Cryptocurrency

Karaage is the Japanese method for making superior fried chicken

What strikes me about the Japanese relationship with fried chicken is the frequency of consumption—more often than a once-in-a-while indulgence. In …

Where to Get the Best Sandwich In Every State

From sea to shining sea—and ham to melted cheese.<p><i>This story was written by our friends at Spoon University.</i><p>There is nothing more freeing than being able to hold an entire meal in the palm of your hand and know that a superb variety of flavors and textures await you with every bite. Okay, maybe not …

Sandwiches

Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

How to see all the terrifying things Google knows about you

We have come to accept that the technology we interact with on a daily basis is tracking and recording our every move.<p>Your iPhone knows everywhere you've been, Google Maps is always tracking your location, and Facebook has built a detailed character profile of all its users.<p>By following these five …

Korean Popcorn Chicken ~ Recipe

Ingredients<p>1/2 pound about 250 to 300 grams of boneless chicken fillet<p>2 tablespoons corn flour<p>1 large egg<p>1 cup bread crumbs or crumbled corn flakes …

A food scientist explains how to make the crispiest fried chicken in the world

But, according to a food scientist, one surprising ingredient could do the trick: vodka.<p>That's what J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, managing culinary director of food-enthusiast site SeriousEats.com, found after hundreds of experiments in the kitchen.<p>The reason vodka is the ideal ingredient for a fried-chicken …

Cooking

by Frédéric Georges interview[[MORE]]A short talk with Frédéric Georges, an inspiring photographer based in New York and a selection of his fantastic pictures! Enjoy! Know more about his work at...

A short talk with Frédéric Georges, an inspiring photographer based in New York and a selection of his fantastic pictures! Enjoy!<br>Know more about his …

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Martian Women Take Over an Otherworldly Puerto Rico

Senen Llanos set painted models against alien landscapes.<p><i>This article contains adult content.</i><p>All images courtesy the artist<p>We’re so spoiled by Earth’s natural splendor that many of us take it for granted—a bit ill-advised in this era of devastating climate change. But all around us is a sort of …

Puerto Rico

Germany’s Forgotten Photos: Lingerie, Christmas Trees and Erotica

Speaking to the gallerist who's collected thousands of photographs of strangers' lives from flea markets, featuring everything from Christmas trees to nude portraits.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>VICE Germany</i><p>Anyone who frequents flea markets knows them. The unassuming boxes filled with old …

Hung Up

Why J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Is Spending A Half Billion Dollars On Cybersecurity

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.’s Form 10-Q Quarterly Report — which was filed on August 3, 2015 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission — provides a partial explanation as to why the firm is planning to spend a half billion dollars on cybersecurity. That number is twice the $250 million …

Cyber-attacks

Get organized with these great planning and to-do list apps for Android

Let these apps help you keep up with everything in your life.<p>Trying to stay organized can be a hassle even if you're only keeping track of yourself. …

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates Agree—This Factor Was Most Important for their Success

Focus is one of the most important traits of successful people.<p>Warren Buffett, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates have all attributed their success to one …

Investing

Five Signs Your Boss Is Incompetent

One of the most broken aspects of our broken workplace structure is that we all feel judged at work, almost all the time.<p>We can’t relax because we feel that someone is looking down on us, evaluating us or timing us. It is somebody’s job to make sure we’re doing a good job. We are always under the …

Leadership

5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness</b><p>Gilbert, author of <i>Stumbling on</i> …

Happiness

Inside Warren Buffett's Favorite Book

Let’s take it back to 1956 and 1957 to observe the original formation of Buffett Partnership Limited (BPL) by Warren Buffett, which was a vehicle he used to accumulate much of his wealth. Initially, it allowed him to take an active role in his investments in companies such as Dempster Mill, in …

Investing

Hack Like a Pro: Digital Forensics for the Aspiring Hacker, Part 10 (Identifying Signatures of a Port Scan & DoS Attack)

Welcome back, my budding hackers!<p>As I have mentioned many times throughout this series, knowing a bit of digital forensics might keep you out of a …

Android 'hacks' you can do without rooting your phone

Rooting a phone is naturally your best option if you’re looking to unleash the full potential of your Android device. However, rooting doesn’t come without a few downsides.<p>For one, when you root your phone, you’re putting full trust in the root method’s developer not to have included harmful code …

Android News

A nice handheld flamethrower? How handy

Technically Incorrect: Monday sees the launch of the XM42, which claims to be the first ever legally available portable flamethrower.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Every time I'm sipping wine with tortured tech types, they always explain …

Handy

3 Energy Stocks With Better Dividends Than ExxonMobil

Everybody likes getting paid.<p>And since <b>ExxonMobil</b> is one of the most profitable companies in the world, it stands to reason that it pays a great dividend. Since the merger that created the megacompany in 1999, its annual dividend has more than tripled:<p>XOM Dividend data by YCharts.<p>However, that …

Renewable Energy Growing Again in China

Renewable energy certainly has been in the headlines lately, thanks to <b>Apple</b> (AAPL).<p>The tech giant recently signed an $850-million deal to buy power …

The 50 Most Unforgettable Photos Of 2014

And, as the old adage goes, "A picture is worth a thousand words."<p>We compiled the most unforgettable images from the past 12 months, captured by photographers from around the world.

Middle East

Snow big deal, we wear this everyday. The Snowflake Girls @NYCballet #balanchine photo by Henry Leutwyler

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

This $1,200 machine lets you make untraceable semi-automatic rifles at home

It's about to get a whole lot easier to make a semi-automatic rifle at home with no serial number, no background check, and no waiting period. Cody Wilson, the libertarian behind the world's first 3D-printed gun, is now selling an all-in-one desktop CNC mill, called the Ghost Gunner. It can produce …

Feds Bust Maker Of Smartphone "Stalker App"

It is the first indictment of its kind. "One down, and 400 to go," says anti-cyberstalking expert<p>On Monday, the Department of Justice announced the indictment of the manufacturer of the smart phone surveillance app StealthGenie on Monday -- the first such indictment -- but many other so-called …