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The best border wall is a legal marijuana market

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on The best border wall is a legal marijuana market
The US is currently facing a government shutdown because Donald Trump is insisting any spending bill must fund the construction of a US-Mexico border wall, which would cost as much as $18 billion. Bound up in symbolism about the racial purity of the United States, the wall has been sold as a way to prevent Read More

North Korean Citizens Study Cryptocurrencies at Pyongyang University

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on North Korean Citizens Study Cryptocurrencies at Pyongyang University
Emerging Markets North Korean engagement with bitcoin and cryptocurrency appears to be ever growing, with recent reports indicating that university students are now able to access courses on cryptocurrency in the Hermit Kingdom. Also Read: North Korean Hackers Ramp up Malware Attacks Against Bitcoin Exchange Staff Pyongyang University’s Cryptocurrency Course Reports indicate that Pyongyang University, which Read More

People watch Netflix unabashedly at work (and in public toilets, too)

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on People watch Netflix unabashedly at work (and in public toilets, too)
We will watch it on a plane. And in the dark. And on a train. And in a car. And in a tree. Okay, maybe not that last one. But people will watch movies and TV shows practically anywhere. Streaming-video giant Netflix found that more people are watching video outside their homes. About 67% of Read More

It’s better to understand something than to know it

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on It’s better to understand something than to know it
“Knowing” and “understanding” are related concepts, but they’re not the same. Each is a distinct mental state involving cognitive grasp: Knowing is static, referring to discrete facts, while understanding is active, describing the ability to analyze and place those facts in context to form a big picture. Without knowledge, understanding is impossible. But having knowledge Read More

Want a greenhouse that can fight climate change? Make it pink

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Want a greenhouse that can fight climate change? Make it pink
By tweaking the glass roof panels of greenhouses, scientists have engineered a way to effectively grow indoor crops and gather power from the sun at the same time. In tests, the special pink glass generated enough solar electricity to control greenhouse temperatures, according to a new study. “This technology has the potential to take greenhouses Read More

Most women reading self-help books are getting advice from men

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Most women reading self-help books are getting advice from men
There’s a new sexist cliché; Not only don’t men want to ask for directions when they get lost, market research suggests that they don’t read self-help books, either. Or at least admit to it. As Alain de Botton wrote in a Guardian column: “Anyone wanting to damage their intellectual credentials at a stroke need only Read More