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Bitcoin is more valuable than gold — but nowhere near as stable

Bitcoin has had its ups and downs since its introduction in 2009, but it's been on a rocket-ship ride of late. On Sunday, it surpassed the $4,000 mark for the first time.<p>Some investors consider bitcoin a safe haven that's comparable to gold. Like gold, the digital currency isn't tied to one country …

Cryptocurrency

Steve Jobs and Albert Einstein both attributed their extraordinary success to this personality trait

Though Steve Jobs was born a little under two months before Albert Einstein's death, both the visionary co-founder of Apple and the most influential …

Self-improvement

Someone wrote a college essay about Papa John’s pizza and it got her into Yale

A teenager has just been accepted into Yale after penning an application essay about her love for Papa John’s pizza.<p>Carolina Williams was asked to …

Singapore Fines Credit Suisse, UOB Over 1MDB

The Singapore Monetary Authority has fined Credit Suisse and United Overseas Bank after a two-year regulatory review of banks involved in fund flows …

Credit Suisse

U.S. Preparing 1MDB-Linked Charges Against Jho Low, WSJ Says

U.S. authorities are planning to file criminal charges against Malaysian financier Jho Low in a money laundering investigation surrounding 1Malaysia …

Corruption

Financier at the Center of Malaysia's Huge Financial Scandal Faces U.S. Criminal Charges

The Malaysian financier at the center of the country’s 1MDB scandal, which could turn out to be one of the largest cases of financial fraud in …

Corruption

Being an Ethical Business in a Corrupt Environment

Most business leaders hesitate to take a firm stand against corruption, even in environments where it is widespread. Some may see benefits from indulging in corrupt practices such as faster processing of permits or less interference from governmental officials. At the same time, the perceived costs …

Corruption

A Fasting Diet Could Reverse Diabetes And Repair The Pancreas, Says New Research

This looks promising.<p>Researchers have been able to reverse symptoms of diabetes and restore pancreas functions in mice by putting them on a version …

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

Wellness

DNA study lays bare devastating damage caused by smoking

Major investigation into root causes of cancer reveals how tobacco smoke mutates DNA and gives rise to more than a dozen types of tumour<p>The devastating impact of cigarette smoke on the body’s DNA has been laid bare by the first comprehensive study into the damage tobacco inflicts on human …

Cancer

Working Out For Weight Loss: 9 Things To Know

Working out for weight loss isn’t as simple as hitting the gym and then seeing results. Before we even get into any of the details, though, the most …

Exercise

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

CANNABIS DEAL Marijuana firms Aurora, CanniMed reach $1-billion deal in milestone for cannabis sector Subscriber content<p>Canada-U.S. crude price gap grows to widest in four years Subscriber content<p>Campbell Soup closing 87-year-old Toronto facility; 380 jobs to be affected<p>U.S. trade commission …

Astronomers prove 200-year-old theory about why it gets dark at night

A theory that explains why it gets dark at night – dismissed by scientists for 200 years – has been proved right by new research using images from …

Earth Is Warming Faster Than It Has In 1,000 Years, According to NASA

Oh, good.<p>It's a fact: our planet is getting hotter, and scientists are getting desperate (prompting them to come up with batshit ideas like pumping water to the coldest places of the Earth and freezing it there). And now, NASA is giving us some pretty terrible news: It's worse than we thought.<p>Earth …

Climate Change
Asia

This Awesome Video Shows The Scale of The Universe in The Best Way Possible

I mean, we knew the Universe was big, but...<p>We get it. The Universe is epic, vast, and unknowable, and Earth is tiny. There are black holes billions …

Universe
Human Rights

Science Has Found the One Simple Thing You Need To Do To Have More Sex

It's so simple, you'll want to start doing it A.S.A.P.<p>1.2K<p>SHARES<p>Have you ever though how it would be great if we knew the absolute secret to having …

Everyday Environmentalist

Baking soda and vinegar can clean and deodorize your home – no need for conventional cleaners!<p>"I haven't had to replace anything yet!"<p>Stephanie Wear, …

The Nature Conservancy

Van Gogh and Monet paintings seized in 1MDB corruption investigation

The artworks were seized following a request from the US, one of several countries looking into alleged massive fraud at the Malaysian state fund<p>Switzerland has seized a painting by Vincent Van Gogh and two others by Claude Monet as part of the global investigation into Malaysia’s scandal-tainted …

Corruption

Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Do These 3 Things | Inc.com

Raising smart kids is difficult in and of itself, but what about raising successful ones? How exactly do you do that? Read on to find out what science says parents of successful children have in common--and see if you can integrate any of these habits into your own parenting ways.<p><b>1. Keep</b> …

Parenting

Malaysia's PM says he's serious about good governance

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister said he is serious about good governance and vowed to "fully cooperate" with a U.S. investigation into a $3.5 billion scandal involving a state fund he headed.<p>The comments by Prime Minister Najib Razak on Thursday were his first since the U.S. …

Economic Development

As 1MDB Scandal Unravels, Singapore Seizes $177 Million in Assets

Singapore authorities have seized assets worth S$240 million ($176.82 million) in an investigation of 1MDB-related fund flows for possible money …

Corruption

The Air Conditioner That Makes Electricity

The energy startup scene is awash with companies claiming their new widget or software platform will fundamentally change the way we use energy. Too …

Clean Energy

Want to Be More Influential? Science Says Do This | Inc.com

When was the last time you wrote someone a note or letter using a pen or a pencil? Can you even remember? Handwritten notes, it seems, are becoming more and more of a dying breed.<p>These days, in our tech-heavy lives, we send hundreds of emails, texts, and quick instant messages a day by computer and …

Employee Engagement

13 habits science shows will help you fall asleep faster and sleep better

But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health.<p>Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 Americans don't even get the minimum of seven hours of sleep doctors recommend. That's a public …

Sleep

Doctors and business leaders share their 9 best pieces of career advice

From doctors to researchers in labs to sales force teams at pharmaceutical companies, healthcare covers a whole variety of careers. So, while at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual conference in June, Business Insider asked more than 20 healthcare executives for the best advice …

University of Pennsylvania

LinkedIn's HR chief says the best managers exhibit these 7 behaviors

Microsoft may have recently announced that it is acquiring the professional social network LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, but LinkedIn will continue operating independently.<p>Its management culture has been shaped by its founder and chairman Reid Hoffman, its CEO Jeff Weiner, and its head of HR, SVP of …

Employment

7 Simple and Powerful Ways to Motivate Yourself, According to Science | Inc.com

In the world of business, we often talk about the importance of motivating others--our employees, our team, our vendors, our customers. Everyone, that is, except for ourselves. This, of course, is a mistake. It's just as important--maybe even <i>more</i> important--to motivate <i>yourself</i> as it is to motivate …

Motivation

Researchers Isolated the Single Thing Rich Parents Do to Give Their Kids a Massive Edge

If you want to raise happy and successful kids, follow the money--and work backward.<p>For many parents, there comes a point when your kids' success becomes more important than your own.<p>I've been a parent for less than a year, but I can see it already. In fact, that realization led me to assemble a …

Research