It’s true. Bitcoin has received an even worse battering than the threadbare Russian ruble this year. (As of today, anyway.
President Vladimir Putin may be trying to restore confidence (paywall) in the Russian economy, but it’s a very hard sale.
Some 1,200 journalists packed into a hall to hear Vladimir Putin’s year-end press conference today, which came amidst Russia’s worst financial crisis since its 1998 default. The world watched for clues on how the Russian president would respond in particular to the collapse of the ruble, which is roiling savers, shoppers, and companies throughout the country.
About three months ago, a project management director at a large 3D design and printing company took a dog into foster care.
US president Barack Obama announced plans yesterday to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba and ease travel and trade restrictions.
As more and more Americans plan trips to Cuba, it’s a fair bet many are imagining a country frozen in time by a five-decade embargo.
When police dismantled the last protest site of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement earlier this month, demonstrators pledged that they would be back.
Memories are still fresh of the angst and soul-searching set off this summer by the “Knee Defender,” a gadget for airline passengers that prevents the seat in front from reclining.
The National Film Preservation Board added the Coen brothers’ perpetually quotable cult classic The Big Lebowski to the National Film Registry this year, preserving it in the Library of Congress for all time and cementing The Dude as one of film’s most beloved characters.
At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors have gathered to hear psychotherapist Tina Bryson speak about neuroscience, mentorship, and camping.
Imagine you’re a kid and every toy you owned was locked up in one box. When your mother does let you play, she will open the box and let you choose what you want.
Around this time, two years ago, I managed to convince my husband that our children needed to have tablets because it would increase their educational options.
Lost luggage is a traveler’s worst nightmare. Whether your checked-in bag never made the plane, or is on its way to the wrong continent, it can spoil your entire trip.
This many, in India. Fully paid up. Without a contract. All for $170. That’s compared to the upfront cost of an iPhone on contract in the United States, which is $200.
In the first few days of 2007, Steve Jobs introduced the world to the future of mobile: the smartphone.
Thanks to state and federal grants, public colleges and universities have historically been the most economical way to get a good education in the United States.
“NOTICE: We request every internet commenter carry out the following task today,” begins an email from the supervisor.
In the past two months, both the number one and number two soda makers in the US have launched new, mid-calorie drinks.
India’s third largest airline, SpiceJet, is collapsing—and the Indian government want its banks to throw money behind the carrier to keep it afloat.
It’s the social mobility of their respective elite classes. What does this mean? Well, two professors, Gregory Clark and Neil Cummins, have recently published a very interesting paper called “Surnames and Social Mobility in England, 1170-2012.” Bear with me while I explain their research, before I turn to the surprising correlation and explanation of why China has had a similar outcome as England.