City floating on the sea could be just 3 years away – CNN.com

(CNN) — A floating city off the coast of San Francisco may sound like science fiction, but it could be reality in the not-too-distant future. The Seasteading Institute has drawn up plans for a floating city off the coast of San Francisco. The Seasteading Institute already has drawn up plans for the construction of a homestead on the Pacific Ocean. Continue reading



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Coping with infertility: Don’t give up hope, and more advice By Ashley Strickland, CNN When we asked readers to share their infertility stories with us on iReport, they opened up about their personal journeys, but also provided advice for people experiencing infertility, and the families of these couples, as well. Continue reading



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Nasdaq will start using Bitcoin technology – May. 11, 2015

Most people have heard of Bitcoin (XBT) as a system of electronic money — one that hasn’t really caught on yet. But what gets less attention is blockchain, the technology that powers the Bitcoin system. It’s a computer program that automatically processes transactions and creates a perfect, reliable digital record Continue reading



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More than 70,000 people attended event

NASHVILLE (CNN) – A pack of 2016 Republicans made their pitch for president Friday before the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Nashville, blasting the Obama administration for what they described as an erosion of freedom while punctuating their remarks with sharp enthusiasm for Second Amendment rights. The contenders also used the principles behind gun rights to fire off criticism of President Barack Obama’s handling of national security, further signaling the influential role that foreign policy is expected to have in the presidential election. More than 70,000 people descended upon Music City to attend the convention, but tickets to see the candidates speak in a five-hour long forum was limited to about 5,000 people Continue reading



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Futurist Jack Uldrich: Yesterdays Lessons, Todays Visions, Tomorrows Reality

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 13, 2015 Today, April 13th, Industrial futurist Jack Uldrich is slated to keynote Stiles Executive Briefing Conference. The conference which will “provide decision makers with the knowledge, strategies and attitude necessary for success in today’s manufacturing world” opened yesterday and will run through Tuesday, April 14th Continue reading



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Vacationers sought in resort poisoning

Story highlights Methyl bromide is suspected to have been used improperly several times in the U.S. Virgin Islands, local officials say Teen brothers exposed to the pesticide while on vacation are both in comas; parents are recovering Local officials said methyl bromide is suspected to have been used improperly several times in the U.S. Continue reading



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NASA chief scientist: Indications of alien life by 2025

(CNN) They may not be Star Trek-type extraterrestrials, but we may be close to finding evidence of alien life, a NASA scientist says. I think were going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think were going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years, NASA chief [] Continue reading



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Mindy Kaling's brother: I faked being black to get into medical school

(CNN) — Actress Mindy Kaling’s brother says that he posed as a black man years ago to get into medical school and that the experience opened his eyes to what he calls the hypocrisy of affirmative action. The revelation comes as Vijay Chokal-Ingam, who is of Indian descent, is pitching a book about his experiences as a “hard-partying college frat boy who discovered the seriousness and complexity of America’s racial problems while posing as a black man.” On his website, AlmostBlack.com, Chokal-Ingam says he hatched the plan in 1998 after realizing in college that his grades weren’t going to be good enough to get into med school as an Indian-American. Continue reading



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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, April 8

Microsoft will offer a peek at new Office apps next week A Microsoft event on April 16 promises an advance look at how the next version of Office will work with Windows 10, PC World reports. Demonstrations are expected to include applications that run across all platforms from mobile to desktop, and some new features in Office 2016, optimized for a touch interface. Intel shrinking RealSense 3D camera Intel has shrunk its RealSense 3D camera and is in China pitching it to smartphone makers Continue reading



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