Discovered but not Deciphered: 8 Ancient Languages Yet to Be Translated Discovered but not Deciphered: 8 Ancient Languages Yet to Be Translated
Discovered but not Deciphered: 8 Ancient Languages Yet to Be Translated
From Neolithic tablets containing the oldest known system of writing, to a series of letters scrawled on the back of a dead man’s book, some of the most legendary undeciphered codes and texts remain a challenge for even the world’s best cryptographers, code breakers, and linguists. Yet unravelling these mysterious puzzles remains as important as ev... View Article
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Discovered but not Deciphered: 8 Ancient Languages Yet to Be Translated
10 Outdated U.S. Laws That Are Way Overdue For An Overturn 10 Outdated U.S. Laws That Are Way Overdue For An Overturn
10 Outdated U.S. Laws That Are Way Overdue For An Overturn
It took a few centuries, but Canada is finally allowing sorcery again. In June 2017, an updated justice bill was submitted for approval that seeks to lift prohibitions on things that are no longer relevant to 21st century citizens, like dueling, practicing witchcraft, or mocking religion (possibly tasteless, but free speech is free speech). With Ca... View Article
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10 Outdated U.S. Laws That Are Way Overdue For An Overturn
20 Cities That Are Expensive To Visit But Affordable To Retire In 20 Cities That Are Expensive To Visit But Affordable To Retire In
20 Cities That Are Expensive To Visit But Affordable To Retire In
When you retire, your life takes on the qualities of an endless weekend without a back-to-work Monday looming. If you dream of a long vacation at a popular destination but worry about the high cost, there could be another way. Why don’t you consider moving there? Business Insider recently surveyed 20 desirable national and international vacation... View Article
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20 Cities That Are Expensive To Visit But Affordable To Retire In
11 Historic Buildings That Are Now Stunning Modern Hotels 11 Historic Buildings That Are Now Stunning Modern Hotels
11 Historic Buildings That Are Now Stunning Modern Hotels
New hotels are popping up all over the world, and many make it their mission to be as uniform and consistent as possible, so that guests feel at home wherever in the world they may be. However, some of the most unique new hotels are those that have a little bit of history behind them. These 11 hotels have been transformed from historic factories, j... View Article
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11 Historic Buildings That Are Now Stunning Modern Hotels
The 2017 Emmy Nominees Are In: Did Your Favorite Show Make The List? The 2017 Emmy Nominees Are In: Did Your Favorite Show Make The List?
The 2017 Emmy Nominees Are In: Did Your Favorite Show Make The List?
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced Thursday morning, and this year there was some tough competition. With “Game of Thrones” airing in the middle of summer, there were more opportunities for some other shows and stars to get recognized this year, like “Westworld,” “This Is Us,” and “Th... View Article
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The 2017 Emmy Nominees Are In: Did Your Favorite Show Make The List?
The Best Place to Camp in Every State The Best Place to Camp in Every State
The Best Place to Camp in Every State
America the Beautiful has endless opportunities for getting close to nature — and it doesn’t get much closer to nature than sleeping on the ground. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of spots to pitch a tent — should you favor mountains, lakes, or beaches. We enlisted the help of city-guide app Foursquare to find the best, most highly rated campsite ... View Article
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The Best Place to Camp in Every State
25 Common Symbols And Their Meanings 25 Common Symbols And Their Meanings
25 Common Symbols And Their Meanings
Have you ever realized how many symbols you encounter every day? The entire point of using a symbol is that it conveys meaning and saves space. However, many people do not the true meanings of some of the most common symbols we encounter frequently on daily basis. From the infinity symbol and gender signs, to the crescent moon and the rod of Ascle... View Article
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25 Common Symbols And Their Meanings
12 Amazing Places To View The Super-Rare Solar Eclipse 12 Amazing Places To View The Super-Rare Solar Eclipse
12 Amazing Places To View The Super-Rare Solar Eclipse
Mother Nature has a pretty spectacular summer celebration planned: On August 21 it will be the first total solar eclipse that’s visible in the US since 1979. Essentially, a solar eclipse is when the sun, moon, and Earth all align perfectly, with the moon in the middle, blocking out the sun’s light completely. If you’re lucky enough to live within d... View Article
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12 Amazing Places To View The Super-Rare Solar Eclipse
Changing Our Education System One Programmer At A Time

Changing Our Education System One Programmer At A Time

April 23, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 836
In the off chance you’ve been sleeping under a rock with no Wi-Fi for the past 20 years, here’s some news: The U.S. educational system is under attack from multiple fronts and is on the verge of being reshaped by a profound entrepreneurial uprising. With more than $1.1 trillion of outstanding student debt, up to 40… View Article
Small-Business Owners Lose More Than A Week Every Year To Tax Preparation

Small-Business Owners Lose More Than A Week Every Year To Tax Preparation

April 18, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 756
More than half of small employers say the administrative burdens and paperwork associated with tax season pose the greatest harm to their businesses, according to a new survey by the National Small Business Association. Forty-seven percent say the actual tax bill hits their companies the hardest. On average, small-business owners spend more than 40 hours — the… View Article

Toyota Recalling 6.4 Million Vehicles Worldwide

April 16, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 884
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and elsewhere. It’s the automaker’s second-largest recall ever, the Reuters news agency notes. No injuries or crashes have been reported related to the recalls announced Wednesday. But two fires have been reported related… View Article

What to Do When You Owe More Taxes Than You Can Pay

April 15, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1960
April 15 is stressful. So stressful, in fact, that car crash fatalities increaseby 6 percent on that day, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association — which sure gives some extra punch to the old adage about death and taxes. Owing taxes — especially if you don’t have the funds to pay… View Article

Why Michael Jackson’s “New” Record Says More About the Industry Than He Ever Did

April 15, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1005
There’s a new Michael Jackson album. You will hear a lot about it. You will hear it a lot. Epic Records head L.A. Reid led the project to reanimate the King of Pop with Xscape, a collection of eight archival Michael Jackson songs that have been spruced up for modern ears by the likes of Timbaland, Rodney Jerkins… View Article
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Confiscated Art Collection Returned After Deal To Investigate Nazi Looting Claims

April 14, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1687
Part of an art collection confiscated because it may contain pieces looted by the Nazis is being returned to its owner, prosecutors in the German town of Augsburg said Wednesday. Prosecutors said they had returned the seized collection to Cornelius Gurlitt, who inherited the almost priceless artworks from his father, in light of new evidence. Their… View Article

10 Golfers Who Could Don The Green Jacket At Augusta On Sunday Evening

April 11, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 905
The 74th US Masters has just kicked off at Augusta National in Georgia. Here are 10 of the men who could find themselves in butler’s Cabin on Sunday evening. 1. Patrick Reed (USA): Billed as the American equivalent ofIan Poulter, the brash 23 year-old does not want for confidence, having declared after his breakthrough victory last month at Doral:… View Article

‘Heart Bleed’ Bug Imperils Web Encryption; Passwords, Credit Card Numbers at Risk

April 10, 2014 7:55 pm  | Comments: 14 | Views: 839
An exploit known as the “Heartbleed Bug” has shown up in the OpenSSL cryptographic library, and it could essentially allow attackers to gain access to highly sensitive information, including credit card numbers, usernames, passwords, and other important data. “This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure… View Article

When And How to Plant Potatoes

April 9, 2014 8:51 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2112
Potatoes are easy to grow, but they prefer cool weather so you should try to get them into the ground at the right time. You can order seed potatoes through mail-order garden companies or buy them at local garden centers or hardware stores.  (You could use supermarket potatoes, but be aware they have probably been treated with chemicals… View Article