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Hiccups are a nuisance. And everyone has a new trick for getting rid of them. But what are they, actually? Hiccups are involuntary contractions of your diaphragm–that small, dome-shaped muscle at the…

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Blockchain’s Authentication Dilemma

While blockchain, the decentralized ledger technology, enjoys strong interest in the financial industry, it is also enjoying a recent wave of interest from nonfinancial firms. Aided by a strong commercialization push by…

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