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Alan Greenspan wants the US to go back on the gold standard

Before joining the feds, former Fed chief Alan "Bubbles" Greenspan was a strong proponent of gold and the gold standard.<p>He wrote clearly and forcefully about how it was necessary to restrain the Deep State and protect individual freedom.<p>Then he went to Washington and faced a fork in the tongue.<p>In …

U.S. Warns of Possible Terrorist Attack in Europe

Following several terrorist attacks on the continent, the U.S. State Department issued a travel alert for Europe on Tuesday warning Americans of the …

Terrorism

This infographic shows Tesla's rivals in the electric vehicle industry

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Elon Musk should be blushing.<p>In addition to the increased competition from big auto manufacturers, there are also now many venture-backed startups that are now kicking tires within the electric vehicle industry. According to Tracxn, a startup …

A Beginner’s Guide To Trekking And Climbing The Best Trails On The Planet

One foot in front of the other. You trudge. The frozen snow cracks under your boots. The air gradually thins. Up.<p>One foot in front of the other, that’s the key. The peripheral edema causes your hands to swell in your gloves. Your cheeks start to redden. Up. Up.<p>One foot in front of the…<i>where were …

Hiking

What Happens if You Don't Drink Water

Ever notice how we recommend drinking more water in basically every article on weight loss, health, and fitness? We'd hate to sound like a broken …

Emergent Layers, Chapter 4: Some Speculation About the Future

<i>This is the final essay in our Emergent Layers series at Social Capital. To start at the beginning, please</i> <i>head here</i><i>.</i><p>In Part 1, we looked at the …

Financial Services

The Complete Guide to New Jersey’s Crazy Hot Dogs, and Where to Find the Best

Forget New York and Chicago; Jersey is America’s real hot dog heaven<p><i>For the month of April, SAVEUR is all about New Jersey, the unsung hero state of</i> …

There is a 'game changer' technology on Wall Street and people keep confusing it with bitcoin

Goldman Sachs says the technology "has the potential to redefine transactions" and can change "everything."<p>JPMorgan last month announced it was launching a trial project with the blockchain startup led by its former executive, Blythe Masters.<p>Her company, Digital Asset Holdings, has secured funding …

Nanorods Of Photocatalysts Achieve 100% Conversion From Solar Energy To Solar Fuel

There are many reasons that I love working in materials chemistry, and particularly in artificial photosynthesis – splitting water using sunlight to generate hydrogen and oxygen gases. You’ve heard me ramble on about this, my most favourite example of nature-inspired nanotechnology in previous …

Clean Energy

Robots will take over most jobs within 30 years, experts warn

The rise of robots could lead to unemployment rates greater than 50 per cent, according to Professor Moshe Vardi<p>Robots will have taken over most jobs within 30 years leaving humanity facing its 'biggest challenge ever' to find meaning in life when work is no longer necessary, according to …

APPLE: THE WORST-CASE SCENARIO — 2016

It also sold 74.7 million iPhones — another record. The company could not be in better shape.<p>And yet Apple is a troubled beast:<p>The fear is that Apple is at its peak, and the only way from here is down.<p>Of course, only idiots bet against Apple. The company has a history of confounding its critics by …