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An epic miscalculation on the price of a warplane is going to cost taxpayers $1.5 trillion

At a sticker price of $412 million per plane, the U.S. Air Force couldn't afford to buy a lot of F-22s.<p>So, to ensure it had a good quantity of fighter jets, as well as a few of good quality, the Air Force proposed a "high-low" solution.<p>On the high end, it would buy a handful of ultra-expensive …

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

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7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

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"Forbes 400" list reveals America's wealthiest

Forbes Magazine unveiled its 34th annual "Forbes 400" list, ranking America's billionaires who have a combined net worth of $2.34 trillion.<p>This year …

Learn The Story of Don Carlos Pellas

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What has made us really successful is this idea that we’re not building a company. What we’re doing is solving a problem.<p>Shivani Siroya,<br>Founder of Tala

HR Meets Data: How Your Boss Will Monitor You To Create The Quantified Workplace

New employee trackers are letting companies tweak office layouts, policies, and org charts to get the most out of their workers. But at what cost?<p>Imagine if, a few years from now, you’re in a meeting. (Even in science fiction, we spend most of our time in meetings.) Everyone’s phones are on the …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

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Meet the artists turning GIFs into legitimate careers

Philip Intile is a rising senior in high school. He already has his eye on a potential career path: one that loops on and on and on.<p>He’s only 16, but Intile is an artist (known as Pi-Slices in the GIF art world). He’s a GIF-maker and the founder of GIF Artists Collective, a group of digital artists …

What Could Cause Your Air Conditioner to Leak Water?

Air conditioning leaks can be frustrating. Not only are they messy, but they can potentially cause significant water damage to your home. In fact, …

Google DeepMind Teaches Artificial Intelligence Machines to Read - MIT Technology Review

A revolution in artificial intelligence is currently sweeping through computer science. The technique is called deep learning and it’s affecting …

Aetna Buys Humana For $37 Billion, But Deal Doesn't Add Up

The big are getting bigger: Aetna and Humana, the nation’s number three and number four health insurers by revenue, are merging.<p>Aetna will pay about $230 per share for Humana, in a $37 billion cash and stock deal, the largest-ever deal in the health insurance industry.<p>It’s also the latest major …

Health Care

24 Fig Recipes To Make the Most While They're Fresh & Ripe

Never enough figs—that's what we always say. Here are 23 fig-tastic recipes to make the most of fig season.<p><b>Never enough figs—that's what we always say.</b> Biting into a fresh, ripe fig is one of summer's greatest joys, and when they're in season, we try to integrate them into whatever we're cooking …

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Britain’s 7 most amazing ruins

From crag-top castles to crumbling houses, writer Dave Hamilton reveals 7 of Britain's lost ruins…<p><b>In Wild Ruins, the first ever guidebook to</b> …

The education of Airbnb’s Brian Chesky

<b>By Leigh Gallagher</b><p>Photograph by Michael Lewis for Fortune Magazine<p>June 26, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT<p>How the home-sharing site’s co-founder hacked leadership …

This Remote Island Fort Is a True Getaway

We hope you like water.<p>If you love endless ocean views, a stay at the recently-opened No Man's Fort may be the oceanside destination for you. The manmade island sits right in the middle of England's Solent strait.<p>Built in 1867, this unusual landform was originally built to protect the mainland city …

The tech boom could end in 1 of 3 ways

For the tech industry, these are heady times. But economies and industries usually move in cycles. At some point the party has to end.<p>We polled several tech industry insiders and investors to find out the biggest risks that they see out on the horizon.<p>Here's what they said:<p>1. Something happens that …

Changing Views: The Evolution of Ivanpah Solar - Photographs and text by Jamey Stillings | LensCulture

I am fascinated by the visual energy and tension created at the intersections of nature and human activity. Uniquely as a species, we consciously modify and use the environment for our perceived needs or enjoyment. Sometimes we consider the future consequences of our actions. More often, we focus …

21 Juicy Burger Recipes for Your July 4th Cookout

A great burger with a charred crust and a juicy, savory interior is a cornerstone of summer's best cookouts. It doesn't hurt that it's also one of those crowd-pleasing foods that's easy to make in bulk. Unfortunately, a lot of impromptu burgers wind up dry, flavorless, overcooked, and all-around …

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Fitbit Spikes More Than 50% In IPO Debut

Fitbit went public this morning, soaring more than 50 percent at one moment. The wearables firm priced its equity at $20 per share. Early trading saw the shares crest the $30 mark.<p>At the time of writing, Fitibit is currently trading for $29.60, a 48 percent gain. Regardless, the company is having …

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Game Of Thrones Theme (Armin van Buuren Remix)

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New Apple Products Launched at WWDC 2015: Pictures

You’ll be able to download songs for offline listening with Apple Music

Apple Music may be a <i>streaming</i> service, but you won’t always need an Internet connection to enjoy it. Apple has confirmed that you’ll also be able to download songs for offline listening, so you can enjoy albums and playlists when you’re on the road without data.<p>“As an Apple Music member you can add …