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Explaining blockchain basics

Following my studies of blockchain, I've focused to have a deeper understanding of what is a blockchain and how it works. Of course a lot of you may …

Blockchain

The amazing ceiling fan trick you're not using

Your ceiling fan is something you generally regard as something that is either on — and set to one of the three or so speeds — or off. It moves the air around your house to keep it from feeling too stagnant or to help cool you off without running your air conditioning too much in the summer.<p>What …

Home Improvement

Basic Blockchain Lingo Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Do the terms 'proof-of-stake,' litecoin' and 'mining' mean anything to you? If not, keep reading.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With all the buzz lately around blockchain technology, it can be tough to keep up. Given how fast this industry is growing, new terms are …

Blockchain

Here Is What Jeff Bezos and Hospice Patients Say You Will Regret Most in Life

What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>We all have regrets--opportunities we've missed and things we wish we'd done differently.<p>What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>In a way, we do.<p>In a recent …

How to Practice Autogenic Training for Relaxation

Autogenic training is a type of relaxation technique that can be used to help reduce anxiety, including that experienced as part of social anxiety …

How to change your DNS to see if Cloudflare can speed up your internet

A couple days ago, Cloudflare launched its own DNS service at 1.1.1.1, promising that consumers would enjoy greater privacy and potentially faster internet if they switched over from their ISP’s default. Now, those speed differences might not be significant or noticeable enough to the point of …

Cannabis Targets Receptors in the Amygdala Linked to Anxiety

An international group of researchers led by Vanderbilt University has discovered for the first time that there are cannabinoid receptors in the …

Neuroscience

23 Creepy True Crime Stories That'll Make You Gasp, "Oh My God"

Warning: includes details some readers may find disturbing.<p><i>WARNING: The following contains highly disturbing content. Please continue at your own discretion.</i>

8 Thor: Ragnarok Moments That Will Be Important In Infinity War

<b>The Destruction of Asgard</b><p>In the same way that the destruction of Mjolnir puts Thor at a disadvantage in <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, the destruction of …

What the End of 'Thor: Ragnarok' Means for Future Avengers Movies

Yes, the ending of <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> once again drops a post-credit stinger on to rabid Marvel fans, but for the most part, the movie -- director Taika …

Consciousness Persists After Death: Scientists Confirm People Who Have Died Know They Are Dead

Recent scientific studies have confirmed that consciousness persists long after the body has died. The studies have forced medical researchers to …

This 9-Year-Old Girl Is Reading "Harry Potter" For The First Time, And She's Writing Down All Her Questions

"Snape is suspishous."

A 40-year study of teens finds Generation Z is unlike any past generation — here's what they're all about

Contrary to teenagers of past generations, Generation Z — broadly defined as people born between 1995 and the mid-2000s — aren't drinking alcohol, having sex, driving, or going out without their parents nearly as much.<p>According to psychologists Jean Twenge and Heejung Park, who analyzed 8.3 million …

Demographics

The science of why you should add water to your whiskey

The secret to enjoying a good whiskey? A dash of water.<p>Whiskey drinkers have been doing this for centuries to heighten certain flavors and reduce burn.<p>Science has two competing theories for why this works. One explanation suggests water traps bad flavors. Whiskey contains a compound called "fatty …

Flavors

Destiny 2 guide: Which class should you choose?

How to pick between a Hunter, Titan and Warlock<p>Before you even grab a gun and start blasting away killer robots or aliens in <i>Destiny</i> <i>2</i>, you need to pick a class. Hunters, Titans and Warlocks can all technically operate (most of) the same weapons, but the way they move and the abilities they can …

Harry Potter: 15 Times The Movies Butchered The Source Material

by Sarah Rigg<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>When adapting a beloved book series for the big screen, it can be difficult to decide what to include, what to leave out, …

The Amygdala's Location and Function in the Brain

Fear and the Amygdala<p>The amygdala is an almond-shaped mass of nuclei (mass of cells) located deep within the temporal lobes of the brain. There are …

Greek words for love

The Greek language distinguishes at least four different ways as to how the word love is used. Ancient Greek has four distinct words for love: <i>agápe</i>,</i> …

A Green Beret explains how the average person can learn mental toughness without joining the military

Mental toughness is, as inferred, a state of mind. An average person can develop this without being part of the military.<p>Mental toughness is resilience, an ability to stick to something regardless of obstacles, to be goal oriented, to be always trying to improve, to be dependable and consistent.<p>I …

Psychologists Explain Your Phone Anxiety (and How to Get Over It)

Sure, the voice-calling function on your phone may now be one of the least important things on there — somewhere behind texting, Google, Facebook, …

Psychology

Prepare Your Entire Breakfast—Coffee Included—With One Efficient Appliance

The hardest part of cooking a well-rounded breakfast is getting the timing right (after all, no one wants cold eggs or floppy bacon). Fortunately, …

50 Profound Buddha Quotes That Will Crack Your Idea of Reality Wide Open

If you want to see the best Buddha quotes in one place, then you’ll LOVE this post.<br>I’ve personally gone through hundreds of Buddha quotes to pick out …

J.K. Rowling Reveals Percival Graves Does Not Exist

The American wizard Percival Graves never existed, and this key detail puts the events of <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</i> in a whole new light.<p>…

23 Things We Learned About The "Harry Potter" Universe In 2016

This year was full of cursed children and fantastic beasts.

Meet WoW's biggest hippie, a panda who reached max level by picking thousands of flowers

The Wandering Isle is a transient place. Sitting precariously on the back of the colossal turtle, it drifts from place to place across the seas of …

The science behind how WiFi internet connectivity works

Our Telegraph video series, How It Works, breaks down the basics of everyday technology, revealing how the products we use on a daily basis actually work.<p>The video above reveals how WiFi internet connectivity works, connecting to a computer by converting electronic data into digital signals via an …

Someone Edited All Eight Harry Potter Films Into a Single Movie

If you've never seen the Harry Potter movies (or read the books) you've probably experienced the shocked reaction of some (possibly annoying) Harry …

Apple may have finally gotten too big for its unusual corporate structure

Apple did something extraordinarily unusual today and talked extensively about a product that it’s not ready to ship. In response to long-simmering discontent with the Mac Pro — intended to be the company’s most powerful computer, but released in 2013 and then never updated so it became …