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Solar Plus Batteries Unlikely To Threaten Utilities Anytime Soon, Study Says

More than a few utility customers have considered defecting from the electric power grid. The technology exists for going off the grid. The price tag is the problem. It is too steep for the vast majority of utility customers to stomach.<p>Over the past year or so, several studies have concluded that …

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House GOP's Homeland Security Plan Will Undo Obama Executive Action On Immigration

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are set to vote next week on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security that will be coupled with a number of hard-line conservative measures going after President Barack Obama's central immigration policies. The bill is likely to set up a weekslong fight …

Apple planning Apple Pay expansion into Canada as soon as March

Apple is preparing to expand its new Apple Pay payments service internationally with at least the Canadian launch currently scheduled for early 2015, according to sources close to the situation.<p>Sources say partners are currently in negotiations with Apple regarding the launch scheduled to come …

#theLIST: The Best Wineries To Visit This Fall

Perfect for a long weekend trip this time of year, here the best wineries to visit right now.<p>Perfect for a long weekend trip this time of year, here the best wineries to visit, curated by Peter Eastlake, Food & Wine's 2013 Sommelier of the Year and newest member of the team at Wine Awesomeness.


30 Under 30: The Entrepreneurs Making Healthcare Digital

Our annual list of the best-and-brightest in healthcare and science was so dense that we decided it was time for a spin-out.<p>This year there are two lists: this one, for entrepreneurs who are changing the healthcare space, and a second for pure scientists, which you can find here.<p>The 30 Under 30 in …


Weird light could be 2 black holes merging - Futurity

A repeating light signal from a quasar could offer the rare chance to study the final stages of two supermassive black holes merging.

Why Carbon Should Be Left in the Ground

Jan. 8, 2015 2:37 pm<p>By Thom Hartmann A...<p>We must keep carbon in the ground to save our planet.<p>And fortunately, some countries, like Denmark, are …

Federal prosecutors seek felony charges against ex-Gen. Petraeus

WASHINGTON — The FBI and Justice Department prosecutors have recommended bringing felony charges against David Petraeus, contending he provided classified information to a lover while he was director of the CIA, officials said, leaving Attorney General Eric Holder to decide whether to seek an …