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17 Red Flags That First-Time House Hunters Should Watch Out For

Strong air freshener smell = beware!<p>"Sit outside the house you're interested in a minimum of 30 minutes at different parts of the day. We didn't find out until closing that a home-licensed daycare was next door to us. Then, when the daycare lady moved out, people with a yappy dog moved in. I'd take …

Home Improvement

'It's going to create a revolution': how AI is transforming the NHS

It could enable a new way of treating cancer that is faster and a lot less burdensome Antonio Criminisi<p>The tumour is hard to miss on the scan. The size of a golf ball, it sits bold and white on the brain stem, a part of the organ that sends messages back and forth between body and brain. In many …

Radiation Therapy

Europe's copyright plan: Why was it so controversial?

<b>It's rare that a vote in the European Parliament prompts widespread outrage by social media users, academics, and technology leaders all at once.</b><p>But as the EU tried to transform its copyright laws for the digital age, that's exactly what happened - and MEPs rejected the directive on copyright.<p>So …

Revolut Teases U.S. Plans as Over 2 Million Join Digital Banking App

Nikolay Storonsky describes the expansion as "a huge project."<p>Revolut, the rapidly growing firm taking on traditional banks, is going stateside. The …

A blockchain start-up just raised $4 billion without a live product

A Cayman Islands start-up has raised $4 billion as of Thursday, eclipsing the world's biggest initial public offerings on stock exchanges this year. …

Drywall Installation

Professional drywall hangers will show you how to install drywall to get the best results.<p>This article walks you through the 'Do's and Don'ts' of …

Do it Yourself Home Improvement: Home Repair | The Family Handyman

Build This Game Day Shed in Your Backyard<p>A wide-open design perfect for work and play! The large door opening on this shed gives you expandable …

This Pink Paint Color Is "Sophisticated and Soft But Definitely Not Too Sweet"

Last year, Millennial Pink was the hue of the moment. Everything from velvet accent chairs and chic sofas to marble countertops could be found in the …

Ask the Builder: Why your asphalt shingles are falling apart

<b>Q: Tim, I’m beside myself. My expensive asphalt shingles that have a 30-year warranty are less than 10 years old and starting to curl. I see lots of</b> …

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

The Crypto Crime Wave Is Here

From stickups and drug deals to white-collar scams, cryptocurrency-related crime is soaring—and law enforcement is scrambling to keep up<p>On a Saturday afternoon in November, Louis Meza made plans to meet a friend and fellow cryptocurrency enthusiast for drinks at Ruby Tuesday in New York City’s …

Cryptocurrency

Moonshot Picks: Cryptos With Massive Upside (500+% Potential Gains) | May 2018

In this article, we follow up with the percentage gains from our April top picks (since our April 4th article Moonshot Picks up to this point). We …

California judge rules that coffee requires cancer warning

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coffee sellers will have to post ominous warnings in California because each cup contains a chemical linked to cancer, a judge ruled.<p>The culprit is a byproduct of the bean roasting process that is a known carcinogen and has been at the heart of an eight-year legal struggle …

This Cancer 'Vaccine' Cured Tumours in Mice, And Human Trials Have Now Started

Yes!<p>An injectable "vaccine" delivered directly to tumours in mice has been found to eliminate all traces of those tumours, cancer researchers have …

Ethereum: What's Behind the Short-Term Weakness?

Ethereum: What's Behind the Short-Term Weakness?<p>In 2018, Ethereum seems to have become indispensable. Bullish predictions from January saw the coin …

Cryptocurrency

Researcher shows how vulnerable Ledger Nano S wallets are to hacking

Cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger can’t seem to catch a break.<p>Weeks after the company confirmed a flaw in its wallets which makes them susceptible to man-in-the-middle-attacks, independent security researcher Saleem Rashid has demonstrated a new attack vector hackers can employ to …

Information Security

Everything you need to know about the complex relationship between Ripple and cryptocurrency XRP

LONDON — XRP, often known as Ripple, is the world's third-biggest cryptocurrency and worth over $30 billion.<p>XRP shares a logo, and the name Ripple, with Ripple Labs, a payments company using blockchain technology for cross-border transfers.<p>Both the currency and the company were founded by the same …

Cryptocurrency

How Uber ghost rides are linked to online money laundering

Online service marketplaces are relatively new, and there are few ways for their operators to regularly monitor the entirety of services and transactions. Unfortunately, this creates an open environment for electronic money laundering, known as ‘transaction laundering,’ to occur.<p>Last November, we …

Ripple, the company behind cryptocurrency XRP, signs international payment deal with foreign exchange giant UAE Exchange

LONDON — Foreign exchange giant UAE Exchange has signed a deal with San Francisco fintech players Ripple on cross-border payments.<p>UAE Exchange is joining the startup's RippleNet network, which uses blockchain technology to power real-time international payments.<p>UAE Exchange CEO Promoth Manghat said …

Cryptocurrency

Want to Be Funnier the Next Time You Give a Talk? Use These Comedian Tricks of the Trade

How to get your audience more engaged by making them laugh.<p>David Nihill hated public speaking so much that he wrote a bestselling book about it:Do You Talk Funny? 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker. When I first met him -- oddly enough at a TEDx party -- I was …

Is solar power shining again in the UK?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In December 2011, BP shut down its solar energy arm, BP Solar, claiming the business could not make any money.<p>Fast forward six years, and the oil and gas giant has once again thrown its weight behind the power of the sun. Last month, it announced a $200 million stake in a company called …

Solar Panels

Banks Don't Want Ripple's $80 Billion of Digital Money – Bloomberg

Best of Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East<p>Best of Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East highlights the week's most important business and financial issues …

Cryptocurrency

Bye-bye, Bitcoin. It's all about bananacoins

Bananacoin is a cryptocurrency that is linked to banana prices. It’s investing in Laotian banana farms in exchange for digital “tokens." One token …

Cryptocurrency

Elon Musk Just Gave a 1-Sentence Lesson in Accountability (While Explaining How Much He Gets Paid)

Even with a track record of bold announcements, Musk may have just lapped them all.<p>Elon Musk is at it again, making bold announcements that can't help but draw attention. This time around, it has to do with his tenure as Tesla's CEO and the unveiling of his astonishing CEO pay package.<p><i>The New York</i> …

6 New Cryptocurrencies That Should Be on Your Radar

New cryptocurrencies offer great opportunities, albeit with great risk, as they promise to revolutionize various aspects of the human experience.<p>Today, there are, of course, several major cryptocurrencies that are widely traded, as well less many less-well-known (a.k.a. alt-) cryptos that have been …

OF COURSE governments won't give up control of money - that’s why crypto is crashing

The total market cap of all cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, stood at $531 billion just before the weekend, down from $830 billion at it's peak. That's a drop of about 36% in less than a month — a collapse that qualifies as a market crash.<p>People are casting around for an explanation. Why should …

Cryptocurrency

This Study of 400,000 People Reveals the 1 Reason Employees Work Harder (and It's Not Pay or Benefits or Culture Decks)

The good news is, every company -- and every leader -- can instantly adopt this one practice.<p>Forget slogans and posters. Forget mission statements. Forget culture decks. A survey of over 400,000 people across the U.S. found that when employees believe promotions are managed effectively, they are …

Your Weird Job Titles Are Making You Miss The Best Candidates

Save the ninjas, rock stars, and geniuses for cartoons and costume parties; they could be costing you real star talent.<p>Rebranding tired old job titles, so they seem fresh and exciting (read: appeal to new talent), has been happening for decades. For example, one 30-year veteran of customer care at …

Post-work: the radical idea of a world without jobs

Work has ruled our lives for centuries, and it does so today more than ever. But a new generation of thinkers insists there is an alternative. By Andy Beckett<p>Work is the master of the modern world. For most people, it is impossible to imagine society without it. It dominates and pervades everyday …

Commuting

As Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple Plunge, These Cryptocurrencies Are on the Rise

Bitcoin’s tremendous drop in the past 24 hours is having a domino effect—on Ripple, Ethereum, and pretty much every other cryptocurrency that’s …