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World Bank to Issue world’s First Blockchain Bond

By Ankit Srivastava Technology has been changing the landscape of all business sectors. The Banking system is also adapting the modern technology to …

World Bank

Data-Driven Development - Reports - World Economic Forum

With a general understanding that addressing the “data deficit” will require new forms of public/private data sharing agreements and that the …

Blockchain

Your guide to natural sweeteners

Sugar, especially the bright white, refined kind we all grew up with, has always been a nutritional no-no. It spikes your blood sugar, increases …

Nutrition

Watch: How to lose belly fat and weight with this superfood!

Turmeric, a superfood, is one of the most effective nutritional supplements in existence. It has numerous bioactive compounds that add to the …

Meet An Icelandic Entrepreneur Disrupting Global Air Travel

Seven years ago, Icelandic entrepreneur Skúli Mogensen was a few years into his retirement after selling a successful mobile software company. At only 43 years old, the serial entrepreneur was miserable.<p>“I was a failure at retirement. I wanted to use technology to disrupt the market and the airline …

Low-Cost Carriers

Carbohydrates You Should Eat If You Want To Lose Weight, According To Dieticians

Everyone wants to maintain a majestic physique all year, but when winter rolls round it can be hard to keep the comfort-food cravings in check. It …

Leatherhead firefighter honoured at Buckingham Palace for his amazing charity work

The selfless charity work of a Leatherhead firefighter, who has raised over £60,000 with an annual fun run, has been recognised with an invite to …

The smart infrastructure that will save us from our dumb cities

In cities around the world, streetlights are monitoring traffic flow to alleviate congestion, sensors are guiding drivers to empty parking spaces and …

Urban Design

Buying Property in Portugal as a Non-Resident

From taxes to average prices and down payments., here’s what you need to know<p>By Ariel Ramchandani<p>Recently, the sun has been shining brightly on …

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Nutrition

How to find blockchain experts

For the best return on investment, you need a partner that has proven experience, applications and products that work and a working team with capacity<p>Over the past decade, blockchain development has changed significantly, from a hobby-like project to a well-paid career.<p>And with this expansion of …

core

Apr 11, 2017<p>Challenge your core with this move.<p>Jan 26, 2017<p>With a stronger middle, you’ll have more power to push your run forward.<p>Nov 14, 2016<p>For serious stability, don’t forget these useful tools.<p>Nov 10, 2016<p>These exercises will help strengthen your stabilizing muscles, resulting in a stronger, …

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

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My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

Goldman Sachs Bitcoin Endorsement Leads Institutional Investor Cryptocurrency Push

The wall street titan is now all in when it comes to allowing clients to trade Bitcoin futures via one of its New York desks. Goldman Sachs becomes the first regulated financial institution to offer such a service. Part of the reason the firm decided to go this route is due to several inquiries …

Cryptocurrency

How Many Investors Should You Talk to in a VC Fund Raise? And How Do You Prioritize?

This is part of a series of advice for founders who need to raise money from venture capitalists. The first in the series is “Lemons Ripen Early,” …

Venture Capital

How Much Gold Is Left in the World?

The answer depends a lot on how much you're willing to spend to find it.<p>In 2016, archaeologists working at a dig site in Bulgaria came across a tiny …

The truth about Tulip Mania

<b>In the 17th Century the Dutch went mad trading tulip bulbs in the hope they could make a massive profit. But was Tulip Mania - a parable of greed compared to the recent heavy investment in the Bitcoin crypto-currency - really so awful?</b><p>How much is a thing worth? An ounce of gold? A kilogram of …

Cryptocurrency

Is Korea's Big Government Trying To Destroy Bitcoin, Ethereum And Ripple?

South Korean regulators are getting very serious in fighting fraud in cryptocurrency markets , as evidenced by the raid in UpBit, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the country on Friday, and the two other exchanges back in April. Is that all? Mathias Goldmann, advisor to Constellation Labs, …

Who’s afraid of cryptocurrency?

Since its inception, cryptocurrency has been regarded as technically fascinating but fundamentally unreliable. Those who invested £10 in Bitcoin eight years ago would have £1.6 million today — a fluctuation which, while mind-boggling, further undermines the notion that digitally created currency is …

Why You Should Buy This 9.0%-Yielding Best-Of-Breed Commercial Mortgage REIT

<b>Starwood Property Trust, Inc.</b> (STWD) has one of the best dividend coverage stats in the commercial mortgage REIT sector, and, as far as I am …

How Many Cashews Does It Take to Cure My Anxiety?

This is what happens when you go looking for life’s answers on Google.<p>Last February, I had terrible anxiety. This was warranted: I was in the midst of teaching four classes, putting out a book, and buying a house. At the time, I also hated cashews.<p>That’s relevant because ultimately, cashews were my …

Living Rooms

Why REITS can still perform well during interest rate upcycle

Hong Kong is about to enter an interest rate upcycle. This is no surprise as the Hong Kong dollar is pegged to the US dollar, which has been in a …

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase recently tried to value itself at $8 billion

That’s how much it felt it was worth when it set out to acquire Earn.<p>Coinbase valued itself at about $8 billion when it made an offer in a recent acquisition deal that included its common shares. That internal estimate is much higher than its last preferred valuation.<p>Coinbase offered its stock at …

How Sports, Real Estate and Hollywood Are Subject to Disruption by the Blockchain Boom

While blockchain tech was originally created to support Bitcoin, it now has many other uses for various industries.<p>Though it was originally created to be the supporting technology behind Bitcoin, many different industries have been adopting blockchain for its incredible decentralized platform and …

These are the laws and customs you need to know if you are going to Dubai

These are the laws and customs you need to know about ahead of your trip to Dubai.<p>A UK tourist allegedly gang raped in Dubai is reportedly facing …

Chadderton house is first exchanged using blockchain technology

Date published: 15 March 2018<p>The four-bedroom property on Garforth Street in Chadderton<p>HS Property Group, a real estate investment and development …

Self-flying air taxi lifts off in New Zealand

<b>A firm funded by Google founder Larry Page has unveiled an electric, self-flying air taxi that can travel at up to 180 km/h (110mph).</b><p>It can do 100 km on a single charge, and it takes off and lands vertically.<p>It will eventually be available to customers as a service "similar to an airline or a …

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AI breakthrough: Otter.ai app can transcribe your meetings in real time, for free

The startup has pulled off a feature that artificial intelligence giants and natural language processing software have been working on for …