The price of one bitcoin passed $9,000.Image: ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK/GETTY images Bitcoin is getting closer and closer to $10,000. The cryptocurrency hit a record high of $9,033 per bitcoin early Sunday morning. The price rose steadily over the weekend and surpassed $9,000 at around 6:40 a.m. UTC (1:40 a.m. ET), according
Science is one of the greatest achievements of humankind, and yet when our theories are confronted with reality, they often turn out to be coarse approximations. In astronomy in particular, this leads to a race between theory and observations, and often we discover things that seem to challenge everything we know.
As many as a million spectators turn out for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Another 200,000 show up the night before to watch the enormous balloons inflate. Keeping New York City safe on an ordinary day is challenging enough; locking down a massive parade route is all the more so.
Hundreds of thousands of years ago, we craved energy-dense foods packed with salts, fats, and sugars because they ensured our survival. Nowadays, those in wealthy nations have easy access to a cornucopia of treats, and it’s one of the driving causes of obesity, itself linked to a plethora of health
Facebook is building out a tool to show which Facebook Pages or Instagram accounts associated with Russia’s Internet Research Agency election troll farm you Liked or followed. Launching by the end of the year as part of the Facebook Help Center, the tool will show a list of all the
If every company is truly a software company, Capital One is out to the prove it. It was one of the early users of Critical Stack, a tool designed to help build security into the container orchestration process. In fact, it liked it so much it bought the company in
An investigation by Quartz has revealed that Android devices send cell tower location data to Google even if the user has disabled location services for apps in their device settings. Quartz also said it observed location data being sent even if devices had been reset to factory default settings. Android devices
This incredible rare footage shows the moment a group of Orcas hunt down and kill a lone Minke Whale. We see the Orcas chasing down and surrounding the Minke whale, before savagely attacking and eating it. Mike Korostelev took the footage in the Avachinsky Gulf of the Pacific Ocean while
One of Timm Woods’ most precious possessions looks like something you’d find in the basement of a derelict castle, or maybe at a back-of-the-mall magic shop: It’s a notebook bound in leatherlike skin, covered with an upside-down, faux-gold keyhole and filled with handwritten, eraser-dusted passages featuring titles like “Ravenloft” and
How else are we meant to react to political discourse if not with jovial image editing? SEE ALSO: Patrick Stewart happily picking apples is ripe for a Photoshop battle Upon his return from Asia, President Donald Trump gave a speech summing up his accomplishments on the trip. During this speech
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