• 4 Reasons Anime Fans Have It WAY Better Nowadays
  • Ethereum reclaims its number two spot, behind Bitcoin
  • A Clever Radio Trick Can Tell If a Drone Is Watching You
  • Shoppers stay home for Boxing Day sales
  • EU court’s ruling is another tough hit for Uber

Designing blockchains for a frictionless world

Faisal Khan Contributor Faisal supports strategy and business development for the Dubai office of ConsenSys, an Ethereum venture production studio. More posts by this contributor: Janet Yellen eats the world Every enthusiast in the crypto and blockchain space that has “seen the light” believes in a future that is collaborative, transparent and frictionless. Peer-to-peer and trustless technology will lead us to a decentralized utopia of equality and inclusion. While the ideals…

Read More >>

Your new paycheck under the tax law could be wrongand Trump officials say it’s your job to fix

As President Donald Trump’s recent tax overhaul is rushed into law, with businesses expected to make the necessary payroll adjustments by Feb. 15, the Treasury Department is requiring employers to use old forms applicable to the old tax system, known as W-4s, in calculating how much to withhold in taxes from employees’ paychecks.  The announcement came as officials detailed guidelines concerning the implementation of the new tax rules, and it…

Read More >>

Popular Pet Food Trend Could Be Poisoning You And Your Animals

The well-intentioned (and often expensive) act of feeding your pets raw meat may actually be putting everyone’s health at risk, according to research from veterinary scientists at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. The team found a troubling prevalence of harmful bacteria and parasites in eight major brands of frozen raw meat-based diet (RMBDs) products for cats and dogs after performing microbiological analysis on 35 samples. To reduce the possibility that…

Read More >>

In response to Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ remark, let’s look at some stats.

Donald Trump doesn’t see the value in immigrants from “shithole” countries — but he couldn’t be more wrong. It shouldn’t come as any surprise that the president who opened his campaign with a rant about Mexicans being rapists, railed against the Muslim parents of a fallen soldier, claimed that an Indiana-born judge should recuse himself from a Trump case because he’s “a Mexican,” blamed “both sides” for a woman killed…

Read More >>

CES’s top speakers are all male again, and this really needs to stop

The show floor of CES 2015Image: mashable CES, the world’s largest electronics trade show, kicks off next week, with the first official events starting Sunday, Jan. 7. At the conference, attendees will get a glimpse of the year’s newest technology, hear keynote speeches from top industry’s leaders, and try futuristic products.  But this year will be marred by a glaring weakness in the CES lineup: The list of top keynote…

Read More >>

Nobody gave these kids a chance until one young former inmate followed his dream.

David Lee Windecher didn’t exactly have the kind of start in life that sets a person up for success. He grew up poor after moving to the United States from Argentina in the 1970s, and, he says, “poverty led to my first arrest out of desperation.” “It opened the door to the darkest years of my life.” At 13, David witnessed his first murder, and the trauma of that moment…

Read More >>

Trump Slams Protections For Immigrants From ‘Shithole’ Countries

“Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” the president said, sources told The Washington Post. Trump reportedly followed up suggesting the U.S. should welcome more immigrants from countries like Norway.  Trump’s remarks sparked immediate outrage from progressive organizations and Democratic lawmakers, including Reps. Barbara Lee (Calif.), Bonnie Watson Coleman (N.J.), Jim McGovern (Mass.) and Karen Bass (Calif.).  On Friday, the United Nations human rights office…

Read More >>

What Netflixs The Crown Leaves Out: British Spies Protected Prince Philips Secret Life

The Netflix drama The Crown has done a great job in throwing light on the darkest corners of Duke of Windsor the evidential trail was buried deep and took decades to find light. In others, like the As Keeler began to savor the rewards of notoriety she posed for a portrait that became iconic and transfixed the world. She sits, naked, astride a knockoff copy of a plywood Arne Jacobsen…

Read More >>

Ibuprofen linked to male infertility, study says

(CNN)Ibuprofen has a negative impact on the testicles of young men, a study published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found. When taking ibuprofen in doses commonly used by athletes, a small sample of young men developed a hormonal condition that typically begins, if at all, during middle age. This condition is linked to reduced fertility. The Consumer Healthcare Products Association, a trade group that…

Read More >>

Telegram is planning a monster ICO, according to leaked document

Pavel Durov, Telegram CEO and co-founder.Image: Shutterstock Messaging app Telegram is joining the cryptocurrency craze in a big way.  Although nothing has been officially announced, a 23-page document obtained by Mashable claims that Telegram is preparing to launch an initial coin offering (ICO).  Although the document outlines a dynamic token crowdsale in which the token price would be adjusted according to interest, CoinDesk‘s sources claim Telegram plans to raise $600…

Read More >>

KFC Trolls Trump With Spoof Ronald McDonald Threat

Trump threatened North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with this tweet Wednesday: It inspired KFC’s British arm to post this similarly sinister (but thankfully spoof) message to its rival’s mascot, Ronald McDonald: McDonald’s hasn’t responded. Even amid the terrifying possibility of nuclear armageddon, KFC’s latest gag still went down well on Twitter: RELATED COVERAGE Burger King Trolls McDonald's By Expertly Hijacking 'It' Screening KFC Is Only Following 11 People On Twitter…

Read More >>

Jeff Sessions Unleashes Federal Prosecutors On Legal Marijuana

The Justice Department decision, announced on Thursday, immediately caused chaos in an industry that has been growing in recent years as some states have embraced marijuana legalization, and sent stock prices of large cannabis companies nosediving as much as 35 percent. It will likely leave those in legal marijuana businesses uncertain whether the U.S. attorney in their district will resume enforcing federal law, which still regards marijuana as illegal. “It is…

Read More >>

UK stock markets close at a record high

Meanwhile, the FTSE 250 ended 14.7% ahead at 20,726.26 compared with the end of last year. Mr Eckett said: “It has been a little bit of a surprise to many people that markets were are strong as they were this year.” George Salmon, an equity analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, said the FTSE 100 had been lifted by natural resource giants such as Shell and BP which have benefitted from a…

Read More >>