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How far can a plane fly if both its engines fail?

In 2001 a plane carrying 293 passengers and 13 crew lost power in both its engines over the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.<p>Unbeknown to the pilots of Air Transat Flight 236, the aircraft bound for Lisbon had been leaking fuel ever since it left Toronto six hours earlier. Having lost the first of two …

Marijuana’s Top 5 Cannabinoids And What They Do

Cannabinoids are the chemical compounds found in marijuana that interact with cells and provide tons of medicinal benefits. We still haven’t …

8 Ways to Invest in Blockchain Without Buying Bitcoin

Bitcoin, for better or worse, has been all the rage of late. Its breakneck 1,850% run in 2017 put the cryptocurrency on the map. In 2018, however, …

CBD, TBD: Cannabinoids On Local Grocery Shelves, But For How Long?

Bottles of hemp-derived oils sit behind glass, under lock and key, at Alfalfa’s natural foods store in Boulder, Colo.<p>Some 2,000 miles away from …

Bitcoin has a huge scaling problem—Lightning could be the solution | Ars Technica

The Lightning network could enable much cheaper and faster bitcoin payments.<p>Three startups are getting ready to launch one of the most ambitious and …

Lightning Network’s Pizza Day? First Ever Physical Purchase On Lightning Network

The first ever physical transaction may have been completed on the Lighting Network two days ago, according to Reddit user /u/btc_throwaway1337, who …

Bitcoin

8 Coinbase Alternatives You Should Know About

Coinbase has been one of the biggest and popular Bitcoin exchanges for quite some time now. Coinbase is based in San Francisco and has over 13 …

Cryptocurrency

The Rise and Fall of Ripple is a Case Study in Mass Hysteria

Altcoins<p><b>Through late 2017 and early 2018, ripple was the darling of cryptocurrency. Mainstream media couldn’t get enough of it, South Koreans</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Will blockchain transform the public sector?

Blockchain’s influence in the public sector will be mostly behind the scenes. But the technology has the potential to bring security, efficiency, and …

Blockchain

How To Participate In The Blockchain Infrastructure

Blockchain technology is much more than merely hedging bullish and bearish bets on Bitcoin:<p>Companies that build out the BlockChain …

Blockchain

The Lightning Network Could Make Bitcoin Faster—and Cheaper

In 2014, Joseph Poon and Thaddeus Dryja were bitcoin-obsessed engineers hanging out at pizza-fueled meetups in San Francisco. Their conversation …

Bitcoin

A Crash Course in Data Science

Executive Data Science Specialization<p>Be The Leader Your Data Team Needs. Learn to lead a data science team that generates first-rate analyses in four …

Ripple's XRP is the hot new cryptocurrency — here's how you buy it

One of the most talked-about cryptos is Ripple's XRP, whose value in July had risen by more than 3,000% since the beginning of 2017.<p>Its market cap of $7.6 billion makes it the third-largest cryptocurrency behind bitcoin and ether.<p>Unlike with those two other giants, buying XRP takes a bit more …

Cryptocurrency

Blockchain Is Changing Our World: Here Are The Best Practical Examples Of How It Is Used In 2018

The potential of blockchain technology to disrupt nearly every industry in some way cannot be dismissed even though there are still several hurdles to overcome before we see its full transformative impact.<p>Leaders of major financial institutions where security is paramount and change is often …

Blockchain

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

Observe Dustin Johnson getting fit for his TaylorMade driver

Dustin Johnson was the runaway winner Sunday at the PGA Tour’s first event of 2018, the winner’s-only Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. The …

Golf

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

Forget Bitcoin: Here Are 12 Cryptocurrencies You Should Be Following

The search for "the next bitcoin" has begun.<p>With 2017 now in the books, we can officially look back and dub it the "year of the cryptocurrency." …

Cryptocurrency

Ryobi 3,100-PSI 2.5-GPM Honda Gas Pressure Washer with Idle Down-RY80940B

Product Overview<p>Features a Powerful Honda Engine<br>• Idle-Down: Saves Fuel, Reduces Noise and Wear on the Pump<br>• Performance Tested and Rated in Accordance …

25 Items That Are Cheaper At Whole Foods

The grocery has a reputation for being more expensive than traditional supermarkets, which could be contributing to its current sales decline.<p>But it turns out the specialty grocer has a few hidden deals.<p>Earlier this year, the product review site Cheapism.com compiled a list of 25 items that are …

Whole Foods

36 Years Of Console Prices, Adjusted For Inflation

If you thought the PS4 and Xbox One's launch prices were expensive, well, they kinda were! But not as expensive as the NES. Or Neo Geo. Or Saturn, Or …

Retrogaming

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn's new Heavensward expansion coming spring 2015

<i>Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn</i>'s upcoming expansion is called <i>Heavensward,</i> it was revealed during the Final Fantasy 14 Fan Festival this weekend.<p><i>Heavensward</i> will introduce a higher level cap, new quests and new adventures, among other things. More details on the expansion will be revealed at …

Hellblade - Development Diary 4: Creating the World - IGN Video

With a 13-member team working on Hellblade, Ninja Theory talks about constructing the setting for the action title.

Metroid Cosplay Is So Good It Might Be Witchcraft

There are a few ways you can make an impressive suit of cosplay armour. You could cast it. You could forge it. You could sculpt it! Or, you could do …

3D Printing

John Travolta's House Is A Functional Airport With 2 Runways For His Private Planes

"We designed the house for the jets and to have at our access the world at a moment's notice, and we succeeded at that," a bearded Travolta said during an interview Thursday on Australia's "Today." "For the last 11 years, we've been able to globe-trot for Qantas and movies … I've been really able …

Business Jet

Fitness Friday: TRX for golfers

Admit it. Every time you go to the gym you walk past that suspension-trainer, gaze curiously at the apparatus, and then keep walking. While it's certainly understandable that training devices such as TRX or Redcord can appear intimidating, they're actually some of the best pieces of gym equipment …

RPG Seven Dragon Saga Announced

A dragon saga for every day of the week.<p>A new development studio formed by SSI alumni has announced its debut RPG game, Seven Dragon Saga.<p>The new …

Should You Worry About That Mole? Here's How To Tell

While not all skin cancers are deadly, melanoma, the most dangerous and third-most-common kind, is extremely deadly if not found early. The American Cancer Society estimates that in the United States in 2014, about 76,100 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed, and 9,710 people are expected to die …

Cancer

Here's Why You Should Leave Work Earlier Every Day

"There's a lingering belief that the only way to prove your dedication and work ethic is to be in the office. All. The. Time," writes Colleen Egan in a Daily Worth post. "Fortunately, for the sake of your sanity and social life, that's no longer the case."<p>Egan spoke to Lisa Orbé-Austin, a …

Employment