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It Was A Company With A Lot Of Promise. Then A Chinese Customer Stole Its Technology

Massachusetts-based American Superconductor seemed to be riding high in early 2011, reaping strong sales and even praise from the White House for successfully cracking the Asian import markets.<p>Then, one day that April, employees were called to a meeting where they heard some very disturbing …

Intellectual Property

Top 20 Best Gifts for Outdoorsmen for 2018

Looking for the perfect gift for an outdoorsman in your life? No matter the occasion, we’ve put together an awesome list of thoughtful gifts that any …

Camping
Stock Markets

Watch the formation of the universe and Earth in this cool time-lapse video

Each second represents 22 million years<p>In the grand cosmic scale, humanity and our tiny home in the universe are absolutely inconsequential. In a neat time-lapse video from John Boswell, you can watch the formation and growth of the universe from the big bang to now.<p>Boswell, aka melodysheep, has …

Universe

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the clutter to find the strategies and tips that …

The Most Underrated Restaurants in Denver

Some restaurants are touted as the best in town, year after year. Those golden children of the cuisine scene are in the spotlight time and again, racking up the (often well-deserved) accolades. However, with a city as diverse and cultured as Denver, many others places somehow get missed, despite …

75 years ago, Norwegian commandos pulled off a daring raid that kept the Nazis from building a nuclear bomb

After handing them their suicide capsules, Norwegian Royal Army Colonel Leif Tronstad informed his soldiers, "I cannot tell you why this mission is so important, but if you succeed, it will live in Norway's memory for a hundred years."<p>These commandos did know, however, that an earlier attempt at …

War

39 Great Whiskeys You Can Actually Find at Your Liquor Store

Here’s the truth about most “Best Whiskeys” lists you’ll find online: a slideshow of rare Pappy Van Winkles and Macallan Lalique releases aren’t …

Mother's nightmare at Mexico resort: 'There is more to this deeper, darker story than we know'

MILWAUKEE — She didn’t walk out.<p>That much Karen Newton knows about the night her 22-year-old daughter went missing from their room at a luxury resort in Mexico’s alluring Riviera Maya.<p>She <i>couldn’t</i> walk. She could barely stand. It was 1:30 a.m. when her daughter had come back to the room from the …

Crime

If You Believe in Marijuana, Then This Is the Stock to Buy Now

This marijuana stock may be in a perfect position to profit from legalizing marijuana worldwide.<p><b>Canopy Growth</b> (NASDAQOTH:TWMJF) is Canada's …

10 High-Risk, High-Reward Stocks to Buy Now

The conventional wisdom about investing says to manage risk or avoid it. Buy solid companies. Hold for the long term. “It’s far better to buy a …

Why You Should Listen to Money Podcasts

“Your personal finance is so much more than what’s in your bank account — it’s what you feel about money,” says Meghaan Lurtz, president-elect of the …

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Employment

30 secret menu items from the most popular fast food restaurants

While most fast food chains seem to offer more options than a person could eat in a lifetime, it's often what doesn't make their menu that holds the most allure. In fact, while your friends are getting the same predictable products at their favorite fast food chain time and time again, you could be …

McDonald's

Low-level alcohol consumption can help clean the brain

Everyone knows that drinking to excess is bad for your health (and potentially embarrassing), but a new study conducted by researchers at the …

The Patriots-and-Penalties Conspiracy Theorists Might Have a Point

The fix might be in. A selection of questionable officiating decisions helped New England avoid an upset loss to Jacksonville in the AFC championship …

The 18 Best Spots to Buy Furniture Online

<b>Bedroom Furniture</b><p><b>Ballard Designs</b><br>Well-made pieces that look like heirloom antiques (without the hefty price tags) are what you'll find here, with …

Weeknight Lemon Chicken Skillet Dinner

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°.<p>Step 2<p>Place potatoes in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil, and simmer 12 minutes or until …

Country Lifestyle

This Letter From A 27-Year-Old Who Was Dying Of Cancer Will Change Your Approach To Life

"Be ruthless for your own well-being."<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook

New South Wales

12 Unexpected Ways to Take Bulletproof Coffee to the Next Level

Coffee

Watch a Boy Become a Man in This Amazing Time-Lapse Video with a Daily Portrait for 10 Years

When we post time-lapse videos, they typically involve thousands of landscape or nature images, like the spectacular project we shared last spring …

Videography

10 Discoveries Of Lost Cultures That May Rewrite Our History

It’s been said that history is written by the victors. But sometimes, history is rewritten (or at least given a few edits) by archaeologists, …

Can you hear this silent gif bouncing? Here’s why

The phenomenon may be more common than we think<p>Look at this GIF. There’s no sound, but most people who see it hear a “thudding” in their head each time the bouncing structure hits the ground. Why?<p>The answer has to do with how our senses work, says Christopher Fassnidge, a doctoral candidate in …

University of London

Solar powered smart windows break 11% efficiency – enough to generate more than 80% of US electricity

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory, (NREL), has demonstrated a prototype of a solar powered smart window. The smart window lowers building temperatures by shifting from clear to opaque under strong sunlight. When the shift to opaque occurs, the solar prototype begins electricity …

This Mysterious Post-Orgasm Illness Could Be Caused by Semen Allergy

A new study shows we need more research.<p>A mysterious flu-like sickness that affects some men after they've had an orgasm is exceedingly rare, but …

Medicine

9 Husbands And 8 Boyfriends Who Confused The Fuck Out Of Their Partners

"I was late because I had to find all the things that were in plain sight for my husband."

Waffles

Clogged arteries may be down to bacteria, not diet

The fat molecules in the plaques that clog up our arteries and raise risk of heart attack and stroke may come from bacteria that live in our mouths …

25 Most Popular Slow-Cooker Recipes

"What to slow-cook, what to slow-cook?" you may be wondering. Yes, the possibilities are infinite and Pinterest recipes are abundant, but what's …

She was missing for 42 years. But even she can't tell police where she's been.

The phone call that would eventually unfreeze a 42-year-old cold case came in on Sept. 15. It was an inquiry between law enforcement agencies. Typical. Routine. Nothing hinting at the surprise lying ahead.<p>Yan Salomon, a senior investigator with the New York State Police, dialed up the detective …

Crime

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

Entertainment