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Look, no lithium! First rechargeable proton battery created

Scientists have created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery, a crucial step towards cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy storage.<p>While the battery is just a small-scale prototype, it has the potential to be competitive with currently available lithium-ion batteries.<p>The …

Clean Energy

3 Marijuana Stocks That Could Make You the Most Money in the 2nd Half of 2017

Here's why Aurora Cannabis, Canopy Growth, and Insys Therapeutics could be the best marijuana stocks for the rest of the year.<p>For investors who …

Tactical Tomahawk Buyer’s Guide

Check out our buyer's guide, that provides all the tomahawk information you need to pick the right one for you.

Vietnam War

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …

Having a Good Idea Is Not Enough. Here's How to Turn Yours Into a Valuable Business | Inc.com

You have a killer business idea. You're excited to bring it to the world. But how do you make it happen? How does the seed of an idea actually help you know how to build a successful business? You don't need to race to raise capital or build out an overly sophisticated product to get going. In …

Entrepreneurship

This Paint Is Liquid Electrical Wire in Disguise | Inc.com

Traditional electrical wires have had a good run since their development. But what if you could just slap some paint on a surface to create the circuit you're after? Thanks to one London-based company, Bare Conductive, you can.<p>A paint like no other<p>Bare Conductive's primary product--recently …

Engineering

Watch Kitty Hawk’s early test pilots learn to love the flying motorbike

The Kitty Hawk Flyer is a sort of a flying car except it’s not a car at all – it’s much more like a flying ATV, which is probably more legitimately all-terrain than most. Linguistics aside, it’s a very cool piece of tech that’s backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, and it’s already in the …

SwellPro’s Waterproof Drones Don’t Just Fly, They Float to Film Underwater

SwellPro’s waterproof “splash drones” were designed primarily for fishermen, but ambitious filmmakers and at least a few clumsy photographers could …

2 Marijuana Stocks That Turned $10,000 Into Over $130,000

Axim Biotechnologies and GW Pharmaceuticals generated ginormous returns in a short period of time.<p>Some stocks make money for investors slowly and …

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

This low-tech gravity-fed watering system is based on an ancient irrigation technique

<b>Clayola Egypt's low-tech watering setup can keep your houseplants or garden watered when you're away.</b><p>The use of unglazed terracotta pots, also known …

This Is the Single Best Lower-Body Exercise For Men

Add this move to your workout for a bigger, stronger, and more athletic body<p>The Bulgarian split squat is by far my favorite lower-body exercise. In the video below I'm doing higher reps while wearing a 100-pound weight vest. This is a nice variation to throw in because sometimes I just like to …

Health

This flatpack furniture is made of raw bamboo

And assembly is a breeze<p>We’ve seen furniture in all sorts of novel shapes, colors, and materials. And bamboo—the fast-growing, fibrous plant—has been used for timber and woven finishes and furnishings through history.<p>But never before had we seen furniture made from bamboo’s tall, hardy stalks—until …

These cases improve Apple TV's slippery remote

We love the Apple TV remote, but it isn't perfect. Here's a look at some accessories that can help correct its flaws.<p>When we reviewed the fourth-generation Apple TV back in late 2015, we talked about how awesome its remote was and how it was a wonder of touchpad responsiveness.<p>But that remote isn't …

Smart TV

Every State Could Legalize Marijuana by 2021

Marijuana laws are winning support across the United States, and that's got industry watchers predicting that every state may pass marijuana laws …

The Striper King of NYC

Our boat was practically in the barge’s shadow, or at least it would have been on a clear afternoon. But that was exactly where Captain Joe Shastay …

How to Determine If Your iPhone or iPad Has a Virus, and How to Fix It

While viruses and malware are most often synonymous with Windows PCs or, to a lesser extent, Android-powered smartphones, it is possible, technically …

Apps

How pot is infiltrating New York’s most elite social circles

When 62-year-old Jeri hosts her weekly canasta game at her posh Madison Avenue pad, she puts out a spread. There are salads, sushi, cookies, vodka …

How Falling Stock Prices Can Make You Rich

How Falling Stock Prices Can Make You Rich<p>When Buying Ownership in Good Businesses, Stock Market Crashes Are Your Friend<p>Updated March 23, 2018<p>One of …

Here's the Scoop on a Recently Introduced Marijuana Bill That Would Protect States' Rights

The marijuana industry has been practically unstoppable for the better part of four years.<p>Since 2012, eight states (along with Washington, D.C.) have legalized recreational, adult-use pot, including residents in four states who voted in favor of doing so in the November 2016 election. In fact, if …

Cannabis

Say What? A Republican Just Introduced a Bill to End the Federal Prohibition of Marijuana

If approved by Congress, this bill would decriminalize and reschedule marijuana at the federal level.<p>You'd struggle to find an industry with a faster …

7 Tech Stocks With Explosive Growth Potential

Tech giants Alphabet Inc. (GOOG, GOOGL), Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) comprise 23% of all U.S. corporate holdings outside the …

Let Brilliant's ambitious light switch take charge of your smart home

Complete with Alexa, the Brilliant Control can do much more than just flip on the lights.<p>The $200 Brilliant Control isn't the first product to focus your smart home control on a touchscreen light switch.<p>Like the Wink Relay, the Brilliant Control combines the functions of a basic switch with a …

Home Automation

3 Ways to Build A Mobile App With No Tech Skills

The challenge may sound insurmountable, but here are paths forward for even the least tech savvy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With mobile being one of the most lucrative industries today, many startups are launching their own applications despite having no background …

VOLTA Magnetic Charging Cable Supports iOS, Android And USB-C and Has A Lifetime Guarantee (video)

If you are searching for a tangle free rugged cable that will not let you down and also supports Android, iOS and USB-C devices, you may be …

Gear & Gadgets

This waterproof enclosure turns your iPhone into a high-powered underwater camera

Protective cases for the iPhone come in all shapes and sizes, and the bigger and bulkier the case, the greater level of protection you can usually …

This Custom 918 Spyder Is Possibly the Most Badass Porsche Ever Made

If you ever thought practical dirt road driving and looking cool were mutually incompatible, then you’ve obviously never seen this badass, off-road …

Drop What You're Doing and Make These Super-Easy Biscuits | MyRecipes

Five ingredients: flour, butter, salt, leavening, milk. Should be simple, yes? Yes, it should. It’s so simple that most recipes give you next to no …

How to avoid buying a stolen iPhone

Now that Apple's Activation Lock checker has gone MIA, you'll have to exercise a little more diligence with used devices.<p>Planning to buy a used iPhone or iPad? If you're buying it from an individual, whether locally or from a source like Ebay, things just got a little trickier.<p>For reasons still …

Apple Watch

Electric vehicle battery cost dropped 80% in 6 years down to $227/kWh – Tesla claims to be below $190/kWh

Profitable production of electric vehicles is highly important. Our capitalist society revolves around profitability and therefore, if electric vehicles are to prevail over gas-powered cars, they need to be profitable to manufacture in mass.<p>A new study published this month by McKinsey & Company and …