Philippines Building Crypto Valley of Asia

Economy & Regulation The Philippines government is building Crypto Valley of Asia, a cryptocurrency and fintech hub similar to the one in the canton of Zug, Switzerland. The estate will be built at the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport...

/ August 9, 2018

Asia markets were mixed amid US-China trade tensions

Asia traded mixed on Thursday morning after the U.S. market was mostly little changed overnight following the unveiling of new Chinese tariffs on American goods. In Australia, the ASX 200 was up 0.15 percent in early trade. But the energy...

/ August 8, 2018

Saudi Arabia is using Canada to send a message, analysts say

Montreal, Canada - Saudi Arabia's decision to expel Canada's ambassador, recall thousands of students studying in the North American country, and suspend future trade with Ottawa took many off guard this week. Saudi authorities pointed to a series of tweets, in which...

/ August 8, 2018

World’s Oldest Living Married Couple Is A Combined Age Of 208

Guinness World Records Masao Matsumoto, 108, married Miyako Sonoda, 101, on Oct. 20, 1937. The couple has just been given the Guinness World Record for oldest living married couple. A world-class love story has now become a world record. Guinness...

/ August 8, 2018

Terrifying true stories of encounters with deadly snakes

Most snakebite stories inspire empathy, but sometimes you hear a snakebite story and you think to yourself, "Eh … that person kinda had it coming." Fortunately this particular person survived because we wouldn't wish snakebite death on anyone, but you...

/ August 8, 2018

Israeli opposition challenges controversial nation state law

Israel's parliament has debated a controversial law which declares the country the exclusive homeland of the Jewish people, after widespread protests erupted in recent weeks demanding that it be modified. The special Knesset session on Wednesday convened after the opposition...

/ August 8, 2018

Weed Writer Javier Hasse Lands On Billboard Charts With Cannabis Spoken Word | NowThis

This weed writer is also a dope spoken word artist – and now he's on the 'The Whoodlum Ball' album with RZA from Wu-Tang, on the 13th track titled 'Stop the Madness'. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Here's how Weed...

/ August 8, 2018

Joe Biden is revving up for a 2020 campaign by promoting LGBTQ equality

Joe Biden speaking at the Human Rights Campaign Spring Equity Convention. Cliff Owen/Associated Press Judging by the polls, former Vice President Joe Biden remains a viable contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. In a recent survey, nearly a third...

/ August 8, 2018

Bitmain Offers Wi-Fi Routers Mining Cryptocurrencies

Mining Have you ever thought about mining cryptos while surfing the web without being a victim of some malware, of course? If so, Bitmain has an offer you might be interested in. The Chinese mining giant has just announced it’s...

/ August 8, 2018

An Australian TV Show Turned Regular People Into Art Critics. What They Had to Say was Funny, Moving, and Sometimes Profound

“I don’t see art here.” “Maybe it’s really brilliant because it’s asking more questions than it’s ever going to answer.” “It makes me sad because there’s so much to take in and it’s all so beautiful.” These are some of...

/ August 8, 2018

Federal Court Judge Orders U.S. Dept. of Justice To SAVE Comey’s Emails

By Catherine J. Frompovich August 6, 2018, A judge has ordered the Department of Justice (DOJ) to preserve any emails located on former FBI Director James Comey’s personal email account after a government watchdog revealed he used the account to...

/ August 8, 2018

The New Rules of Marketing an ICO

by Anne Szustek Talbot, director of content at BX3 Ah, summer 2013: When Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” was dominating the airwaves and, other than coverage of a then-sparkling new investment vehicle called MasterCoin, the term “ICO” was merely a typo...

/ August 8, 2018

Comedians who completely lost it on camera

In all of comedy, few comedians were ever more perplexing to audiences than Andy Kaufman. Separating reality from performance was remarkably hard in Kaufman's world, something he seemed to relish. He famously got into a fight with wrestler Jerry "the...

/ August 8, 2018

US mid-term elections: Women break records for nominations

Image caption L-R Democrat Sharice Davids, Republican Susan Hutchison and Democrat Rashida Tlaib, who is almost certain to be the first Muslim woman in Congress More women candidates than ever will contest US governorships and House seats in November's mid-term...

/ August 8, 2018

Beer is Freedom: When Hops Cross Borders (Promo #1)

Free the People follows the craft beer collaboration with Flying Dog Brewery (USA) and Dogma Brewery (Serbia). Hops crossing borders, voluntary association, and delicious #FlyingDogma beer. Coming September 2018 at freethepeople.org. World Premiere film screening at Flying Dog Brewery on...

/ August 8, 2018

Exclusive Clip: Temptations Run Hot on THE ISLAND, Huang Bo’s New Survival Comedy

Chinese comedian Huang Bo unleashes his directorial debut this weekend when The Island opens at selected venues across North America on 10 August. The actor, best known for his roles in Lost in Thailand, Crazy Racer and Journey to the...

/ August 8, 2018

Tendai Biti: Zambia denies Zimbabwe politician asylum

Image copyright AFP Image caption Tendai Biti is accused of pre-empting the official election results and inciting protests A senior member of Zimbabwe's opposition MDC Alliance, Tendai Biti, has been denied asylum by neighbouring Zambia. Zimbabwe's police accuse Mr Biti...

/ August 8, 2018

Smart Meters Raise Health, Privacy and Constitutional Concerns

By Michael Maharrey I get more emails about smart meters than any other issue we cover. Pretty much on a weekly basis, somebody asks me how they can opt out of installing these devices in their homes or businesses. Smart...

/ August 8, 2018

Patreon Makes a Move as Tech Giants Encroach on Its Territory

Patreon, the membership platform that helps online creators make a living, announced Wednesday that it has acquired Memberful, another membership service that caters to larger creators including Gimlet Media and Stratechery. Though they operate in the same, growing field, Memberful...

/ August 8, 2018