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Finland has found the answer to homelessness. It couldn’t be simpler

The number of rough sleepers in Britain is soaring, with deaths now a weekly occurrence. It’s time we got over our prejudices<p>“I was born in Liverpool and grew up on a council estate. I had a clean home, toys and nice meals as a kid. When I was nine years old, the sexual abuse started. My abusers …

Homelessness

What Is Blockchain?

An overview of the technology everyone is talking about.<p>Blockchain might seem like magical fairy dust that companies throw about that suddenly sparks …

Apple publishes new ‘Families’ webpage with parental control tips & tricks

Apple is facing increased pressure from investors to do more to curb technology addiction and to give parents more control over how their kids use Apple products. Seemingly in response to those concerns, Apple today has launched a new “Families” page on its website, outlining what parents can do to …

How Blockchain Will Change HR Forever

Blockchain is about to revolutionize our way of doing business, but probably not in the way that you think. While it is most closely associated with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology is primed to disrupt a whole lot more than currency.<p>Blockchain’s decentralized network of …

Blockchain

Trail Blazers links: Damian Lillard cracks ESPN's MVP rankings

<i>A Tuesday dose of Portland Trail Blazers links from around the web:</i><p>* First, here's how the Blazers stacked up in the most recent power rankings:<p>* The …

This Is Why You Don't See People-Size Salmon Anymore

While the orcas of Puget Sound are sliding toward extinction, orcas farther north have been expanding their numbers. Their burgeoning hunger for big fish may be causing the killer whales' main prey, chinook salmon, to shrink up and down the West Coast.<p>Chinook salmon are also known as kings: the …

Aquaculture

The Financial Whisperer to Trump’s America

Dave Ramsey has spent 25 years helping radio listeners climb out of debt. What does he see behind their economic anxiety?<p><b>BRENTWOOD, Tenn.—On a Tuesday afternoon</b> in January, an audibly anxious young man—Chris from Midland, Texas—finds himself live on the air explaining his economic struggles to a …

Ramsey

Long-lost North American Viking settlement was in Canada, say archaeologists

A long lost Viking settlement that featured in sagas passed down over hundreds of years, may have been located on the east coast of Canada.<p>Birgitta …

Archaeology

Never get lost again with the best navigation apps for iOS and Android

Getting around can sometimes be a real pain in the rear. Unexpected delays, traffic, and road closures are a daily hassle, and if you’re going out …

Apps

Using a Health Savings Account to Pay for Long-Term-Care Insurance

You can tap an HSA to pay for long-term-care insurance, but the amount you can withdraw tax-free depends on your age.<p>Q<i>Can I withdraw money tax-free</i> …

Stephen Hawking Knows Exactly What Happened Before the Big Bang

About 13.8 billion years ago, the universe began as a small, hot super-force that suddenly and rapidly expanded. Atoms formed, spiraling into stars …

Physics

The Benefits of Building a Frugal (Real Life) Community

I zipped open our tent to the brisk Sierra morning air, careful not to wake our neighbors in the tent just inches away, friends of friends who were …

How Native American Slaveholders Complicate the Trail of Tears Narrative

When you think of the Trail of Tears, you likely imagine a long procession of suffering Cherokee Indians forced westward by a villainous Andrew …

A Mysterious Anomaly Under Africa Is Radically Weakening Earth's Magnetic Field

This could be precursor to Earth's poles swapping places.<p>Above our heads, something is not right. Earth's magnetic field is in a state of dramatic …

9 Industries That Will Soon Be Disrupted By Blockchain

In many industries, companies will need to adapt or be replaced.<p>Let's face it. Many people are resistant to technological changes in both their personal lives and at the office. However, what they often lack is the vision to see how the new technology they are resisting will improve their lives in …

Blockchain

Stephen Hawking explains what happened before Big Bang

Commentary: The physicist tells Neil deGrasse Tyson what came before the Big Bang. Was there anything there? Was there nothing there? Was there even a there there?<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>So there was this chicken, OK? And then …

Physics

The Exodus Debunked: A Ridiculous Story with Ridiculous Claims

March 3, 2018 by Jonathan MS Pearce<p>The Exodus account is one of the key stories of the Bible, creating a foundation upon what so much else in the …

How to Make Your Waterproof Gear Last Forever

In the field stuff happens, and knowing how to cope can be the difference between a great trip and a miserable one. Plus, your gear should last many …

The Mystery of Jesus’s Brother Gets Even Weirder

The controversy over whether Jesus had any siblings is reignited after an amazing new discovery of an ancient text.<br>Read More

Theology

How an extra 1pc investment fee will cost you 16 years of retirement income

The City watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority, has accused Britain’s multi-trillion pound investment industry of exploiting the saving public.<p>Savers are over-charged and rewarded in the majority of cases with sub-par returns, the FCA said in a damning report published on Friday.<p>It threatened …

The best free online business courses starting in August

It's surreal to look back on business 20 years ago. Back then, employees railed against their short-sighted overlords, who lived and died by their quarterly numbers.<p>Business cycles were measured in years. And few could wrap their arms around this "internet" thing.<p>Fast forward to today. Armed with …

Entrepreneurship

15 Fitness Goals for 2015

From the simple to the sinister, see how you measure up<p>Whether you’re already fit or just getting back in shape, the New Year always presents an opportunity for improvement. Set your sights on some of these goals so you can cross them off of your fitness bucket list in 2015.<p>The goal: Get up from …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

Here's The Simple Reason Why Massive Beer Companies Help Craft Brewers

But when it comes right down to it, craft brewers need their big beer rivals, now more than ever. That's because macro brewers like MillerCoors — the SAB Miller and MolsonCoors joint venture in America — are spending large sums of money on industry innovation geared toward water conservation — …

Beer

Projects - Brew Your Own

Project<p>MEMBERS ONLY Bottle Filling Station<p>Ever since my brother Brenton and I moved from bottle conditioning to kegging, bottling has become …

5 Great Session Beers for Hopheads

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>There was a time, not too long ago, when the craft beer market was inundated with hefty Imperial, double, and triple-strong beers. Inevitably, drinkers' response was to cry uncle. Enter the session beer—a …

Self-Sustaining Beer: World Saver

<b>The Alaska Brewing Company has changed everything.</b> Not only has it almost completed a brewery powered by beer—it's a brewery that will be powered by beer without using up any of its beer. The craft beermaker, with the help of a North Dakotan partner and a federal grant, developed a furnace that …

French Fries

Brew in a Bag – A Step By Step Beginner’s Guide to Brewing All Grain Beer At Home – Jon Finch

If you can make soup, you can brew fantastic craft beer at home.<p>I use a method called ‘Brew in a Bag’ that was developed and became popular in …

Craft beer: a guide for beginners

Once there was real ale. It was safe, steady and you knew where you were with it. But now ale has a hip young cousin: craft beer. It even has its own …

Sprecher Bourbon Barrel Hard Root Beer

The folks at Sprecher Brewing in Glendale, Wisconsin make a full line of craft beers and gourmet sodas but are probably best known for their root …

Alcohol