Monthly Archives: August 2019

“Get Rid Of Big Tech Once And For All “

According to my iPhone, I pick up my phone 177 times a day and spend 26 hours a week on social media. These aren’t hours allotted to a hobby I view as a priority. Rather, these are hours lost to what I can only describe as an addiction. Any time I experience even a few seconds of idle time, my ...

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The Uncomforatble Truth About Doomsday Capitalists

In his pitch to potential buyers, Larry Hall touts his condominium’s high ceilings and spacious living rooms. Then there are the swimming pool, saunas and movie theater. But what really sets the development apart, in his view, is its ability to survive the apocalypse. Mr. Hall has converted a former military nuclear missile vault into a luxury condominium built 15 ...

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How To Take The Headache Out Of Finance

The key to growing wealth isn’t always simply to make more money. Sometimes, it’s about using what you have to your advantage — maybe it’s as easy as moving your savings into an account with higher interest rates, or taking advantage of an employer’s 401(k) match. Most importantly, experts say one of the most important elements to building wealth is ...

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Link Between Blood Pressure And Dementia

Staying sharp and warding off dementia might rely, in part, on doing your best to keep high blood pressure at bay. So finds a new study that suggests strict control of hypertension may help prevent dementia. In the study, researchers at the U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) used MRIs to scan the brains of hundreds of ...

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Why NASA Is Flying A Nuclear Reactor To Space In 2022

Today, scientists dream of one day building settlements on the Moon and even Mars, where research can be conducted and human travelers can live safely for months or years. Making that dream a reality is going to take a lot of work, and one of the most pressing concerns is power. The Department of Energy and NASA think that nuclear ...

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Trump: China Moving Troops to Hong Kong Border

President Donald Trump said reports from U.S. intelligence agencies shows the Chinese government is moving troops to its border with Hong Kong. “Everyone should be calm and safe!” Trump said in a tweet on Tuesday, without providing details about when he received the information. Trump’s tweet came amid increasing tensions in Hong Kong between the government and protesters. Activists clashed ...

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Explosion in Russia Releases Fatal Radiation

US intelligence officials are racing to understand a mysterious explosion that released radiation off the coast of northern Russia last week, apparently during the test of a new type of nuclear-propelled cruise missile hailed by President Vladimir Putin as the centerpiece of Moscow’s arms race with the United States. American officials have said nothing publicly about the blast on Thursday, ...

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Second Leading Cause Of Cancer

The American Cancer Society reports that an estimated 174,650 new cases of prostate cancer and an estimated 31,620 prostate-related deaths will occur in the United States this year. Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men and is the second leading cause of cancer death for this group behind lung cancer. It develops mainly ...

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China’s Pain Spreads

Stock investors have never been so downbeat on the world’s biggest banks. China’s “big four” state-owned lenders, which together control more than $14 trillion of assets, tumbled to record-low valuations on Monday amid mounting concern that Beijing will encourage them to bail out smaller peers. Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd., the world’s largest lender by assets, lost $11 ...

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