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Companies Stockpiling Bitcoin in Anticipation of Ransomware Attacks

In the age of cyber threats, companies are stockpiling digital currency in preparation of future "ransomware" attacks — which have grown exponentially over the past few years.<p>The most recent attack, known as "WannaCry," took hundreds of thousands of computers' data files hostage unless users paid a …

Intellectual Property

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Donald Trump

First self-driving cars will be unmarked so that other drivers don’t try to bully them

Volvo fears that other road users could drive erratically in order to take advantage<p>The first self-driving cars to be operated by ordinary British drivers will be left deliberately unmarked so that other drivers will not be tempted to “take them on”, a senior car industry executive has revealed.<p>One …

Autos

7 behaviors to give up if you want to be happier

Exercise! Gratitude! Spending time with friends! Hooray!<p>What's more surprising is that there are plenty of things you can take <i>out</i> of your life to be a happier person. Think of it as decluttering your house, except instead of your house, it's your entire life.<p>To help you kick off the elimination …

Everything Google just announced at its I/O conference

As usual, Google used the keynote at its I/O developer conference to unleash a barrage of product news. Here’s a summary of everything it announced.<p>Google Assistant<p>Better late than never. With chat bots dominating tech headlines in 2016, Google today debuted a new chat-based intelligent assistant …

Android News

Obama's top 10 jokes at the correspondents' dinner

Before declaring "Obama out," the president took a few jabs at his inner circle, as well as the candidates vying to replace him.<p>President Barack Obama dropped the mic on his last White House Correspondents' Dinner.<p>But before declaring "Obama out," the president took a few jabs at his inner circle, …

Donald Trump

Amazon's Black Friday site is here, almost a month before Black Friday

It seems like the deals for Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year, get earlier and earlier every year.<p>But Amazon wants to beat …

The Wrong Way to Legalize Marijuana?

Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’<p>On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the economic and tax benefits of legalization and uses the familiar rebuttal against the “think of the …

Cannabis

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System

How Volkswagen Got Busted for Gaming EPA Diesel Emissions Standards

When the International Council on Clean Transportation began to look into discrepancies in the emissions of several Volkswagen diesel vehicles in early 2014, it was with the sincerest of intentions. Noting that the U.S. had stricter and more rigorously enforced emissions laws that Volkswagen’s …

Diesel Emissions

The Diet Pills That May Actually Work

Find out why a top obesity specialist recommends these weight-loss drugs to his patients<p>It’s normally safe to assume that any pill promising weight loss is, at best, a gimmick. Or at worst, harmful.<p>So it’s no wonder that readers were surprised when we reported that obesity specialist Spencer …

Everything We Know About the Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

VW's problems are even bigger than you might think.<p>Volkswagen Auto Group (Volkswagen AG) has admitted to cheating on diesel emissions regulations for the past six years. The admission comes after independent investigations showed vehicles equipped with Volkswagen AG’s outgoing 2.0-liter TDI …

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An innate design sensibility shines through a furniture showroom when the proprietor and her family live upstairs.<p>A clever design team brings a dash of Scandinavian style to a Danish executive’s flat in a renovated Montreal triplex.<p>Created by Integrated Development, this small-lot development that …

Design

Does a Penile Implant Really Work? | Men's Health

After a few years of taking Viagra and Cialis, the pills just didn’t work for him anymore. So he got a penile implant; the female equivalent of a boob job—a “boner job,” if you will.<p>He was so cute and funny, I didn’t really care. Besides, an erect, on-demand, rock hard schlong that could go for …

Volkswagen USA CEO: "We Totally Screwed Up"

At the launch of the new 2016 Volkswagen Passat in Brooklyn, New York, Volkswagen Group of America President and CEO Michael Horn spoke candidly about the automaker's TDI emissions debacle.<p>Tonight's launch of the U.S.-spec 2016 Volkswagen Passat was supposed to be a celebration for Volkswagen of …

I Ghosted on My Long-Term Boyfriend — and Now I Regret It

It was the best decision I ever made until I received earth-shattering news years later.<p>I ghosted my boyfriend of five years without thinking twice. I disappeared from his life and never said good-bye.<p>From the get-go, I believed Tom and I were more in love with our story than each other. It had …

This Village in Kenya Is Only for Women

No men allowed.<p>In the grasslands of northern Kenya, there is a village where nearly 50 women and 200 children live without any men, Julie Bindel reports for the <i>Guardian</i>. Originally founded in 1990 by 15 survivors of rape, Umoja is now a small refuge for women who live in a deeply patriarchal …

How one woman saved enough to quit her job and move to Paris

She wanted out of her job as a copywriter at an advertising agency. And she didn't just want a new job. She wanted to quit and move to Paris and devote herself full-time to painting and writing.<p>What makes MacLeod different from most is that she actually did it. She decided to drastically change her …

A Judge Ordered a Man to Get Married or Go to Jail

It all started after Josten Bundy, 21, was arrested for assault after he got into a fight with the ex of his girlfriend, Elizabeth Jayne.<p>“He had been saying disrespectful things about Elizabeth, so I challenged him to a fight,” Josten told Texas ABC affiliate KLTV. “He stepped in, and I felt like …

These Are The 10 Best Small Cities In America Right Now

From strong economies and good schools to affordable homes and actual job growth, these towns have it all.<p>Silicon Valley may get all of the attention when it comes to technology jobs -- it does have a TV show named after it -- but it turns out another tech hub, with a much lower profile, may be a …

When Thinking of Suicide, I Have to Remember my Daughter

The second time I contemplated suicide, I thought of Minnie Riperton’s words: “I don’t want to leave my babies.” She was diagnosed with breast cancer and didn’t have much choice of whether she would live or die; her fate was sealed. And here I was choosing to leave my baby behind.<p>I packed her bag …

Empathy

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

5 Food Items You Shouldn't Put in the Refrigerator

Refrigeration isn’t always necessarily better. There are some food items better left on the countertop while some fruits don't need to be chilled …

The Most Spectacular Glamping Destinations in the U.S.

No one is really sure where the term "glamping" first originated, but what's mostly incontestable is that this luxurious and lavish style of camping is growing in popularity at a seemingly exponential rate.<p>According to Bare Bones Living blogger Mindy Burton, if you really want to get specific, …

Astronauts are about to eat the first food grown in space

Space: the final frontier for leafy greens.<p>The first food grown and harvested in space—a crop of red lettuce—is about to be eaten by astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The lettuce was grown for 15 months with a system called Veg-01, which uses red, blue, and green LED lights to grow …

Space Exploration

The Resurrection of America's Slums

After falling in the 1990s, the number of poor people living in high-poverty areas has been growing fast.<p>Half a century after President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a war on poverty, the number of Americans living in slums is rising at an extraordinary pace.<p>The number of people living in high-poverty …

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Watermelon May Be the Most Unnatural, Yet Delicious Fruit

The watermelon, according to Australian chemist James Kennedy, may just possibly be the most unnatural fruit in the world. What Kennedy means is that the watermelon, in the hands of humans, has been changed so significantly that it’s now nothing like the original fruit.<p>Fans of the British sci-fi …

Nutrition