Carl Calilung

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29 Budget-Friendly Sites To Find Cheap Home Decor

Because nobody needs to know how much you pay for toss pillows and wall art.<p>Though there are loads of sites to snag discount furniture, it seems finding cheap and inexpensive home decor is its own unique challenge.<p>From finding cheap rugs and expensive-looking coffee tables, to snagging affordable …

Shopping

The Only 4 Money Rules You Need to Follow to Become Rich

They're simple, but they can change your financial future.<p>Managing your finances can sometimes seem like a full-time job, with lots of decisions to …

Personal Finance

10 Flawless Ways to Lay Out a Living Room

Our living rooms wear a lot of hats: we watch TV, entertain friends, have conversations and spend time reading in them. Sometimes they double as home …

Poliovirus kills off cancer cells, stops tumor regrowth

Researchers from Duke University in Durham, NC, may have discovered a new way of killing off cancer cells.<p>The team was jointly led by Dr. Matthias …

Immunotherapy

Video explains how electric cars work, battery and motor technology included

While many drivers generally understand the concept of an electric car, understanding generally stops there.<p>It's a car, and you plug it in to get …

Singapore Is Planning The World’s Largest Floating Solar Farm

A tiny country with little space to spare looks to its water reservoirs to expand its use of renewable energy.<p>There isn’t much extra space in Singapore, since the entire country is smaller than New York City and fully developed. So when the government decided to install more solar power to help …

Tesla hired a top AI expert to lead a critical aspect of Autopilot — here's what we know

Karpathy will replace David Nistér, Tesla's VP of Autopilot vision, who left the company quietly in March to join NVIDIA, according to his LinkedIn. Karpathy will play a critical role in advancing the company's Autopilot system to the point where a Tesla can drive itself from Los Angeles to New …

Tesla

The $5.25 billion Panama Canal expansion is an engineering marvel

The project will allow for ships of 2 1/2 times the size of current restrictions to pass through the canal, loosening a long-standing bottleneck on international commerce.<p>It is an immense effort by any scale, requiring 5 million cubic meters of high-strength concrete — enough to build a highway …

Engineering

For a moment, Tesla was worth more than BMW

For a little while, Tesla was worth more than even the fanciest automakers.<p>The clean energy carmaker gained enough value in the stock market Friday …

Tesla Model 3: best look so far as Tesla tries to hide steering wheel and screen

On the few occasions where Tesla left Model 3 release candidates charging unattended at Superchargers without supervision, they covered them in order to prevent pictures.<p>Surprisingly, it wasn’t the case yesterday when a silver Model 3 prototype stopped at the Harris Ranch Supercharger in Coalinga, …

Tesla is getting ready to launch at least 3 new products — here are all the details

Here's a look at what Tesla CEO Elon Musk said about the company's product road map during the electric-car maker's annual meeting. Musk shares some insight about the Model 3, the upcoming Tesla semi-truck, the Model Y, and a mystery product.<p><b>1. Model 3</b><p>The Model 3, of course, is well-deserving of …

Tesla

Honda will unveil a new all-electric vehicle this autumn

Honda, like most other major automakers in Japan and Korea, is still very much invested in fuel cell hydrogen powertrains, which has resulted in little development in battery-powered vehicles.<p>While the company is apparently not ready to give up on fuel cell, they announced plans to “strengthen the …

Make money on YouTube: How to get richer by creating and sharing videos on the internet

YouTube sure seems like a good way to make a quick buck. After all, if Ryan, a now-famous 3-year-old toy reviewer, can build an audience in the …

Bio-inspired wind turbines with flexible blades are 35% more efficient

Wind energy already yields four percent of Earth’s power, but five researchers at French institutions recently drew inspiration from nature to make …

To slow climate change, India joins the renewable energy revolution

On June 3, two days after President Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate accord, Indian Prime Minister …

Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors

The 86 cancer patients were a disparate group, with tumors of the pancreas, prostate, uterus or bone. One woman had a cancer so rare there were no tested treatments. She was told to get her affairs in order.<p>Still, these patients had a few things in common. All had advanced disease that had resisted …

Breakthrough Research Has Made Synthetic Photosynthesis Possible

The Power of Supramolecules<p>Photosynthesis is one of nature’s most efficient phenomena: aside from providing much of the oxygen human beings need to …

China just built the world's biggest floating solar project

China has installed a massive field of solar panels on a particularly poignant site: a lake formed by the collapse of abandoned coal mines.<p>The …

Scientists figured out how to convert polluted air into clean energy

In an era of growing concern for the environment, scientists in Belgium have come up with the groundwork for one possible solution: converting air …

Liz Weston: The money numbers you need to know

Some numbers matter more than others. How much you make is important, for example, but your financial health depends far more on how much you …

Retirement