Gary Buckner

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Time To Buy China

China is a country many Americans love to hate, whether the subject is geopolitical rivalry, trade or jobs. For some investors, the enmity carries over into an aversion to Chinese stocks as well.<p>That’s a mistake that will only magnify in coming years. The world’s second largest economy is …

Natural Gas

2 Energy Stocks That Pay You Each Month

Are you looking for a monthly dividend to replace your paycheck? These two energy-focused monthly dividend payers are worth a close look.<p>Quarterly …

Natural Gas

Decentralized Microgridding Can Provide 90% of a Neighborhood's Energy Needs, Study Finds

"The new approach could even pave the way for 100 percent self-sufficiency in power, heat, and water."<p>A new report funded by the Dutch government finds that microgrid technologies could make a local “techno-economy” 90 percent self-sufficient, through the decentralised sharing of energy at the …

Self-sufficiency

For BigRep, the future of 3D printing and manufacturing is now

Three-dimensional printing has long been billed as the next revolution in manufacturing. But for one Berlin-based start-up, that revolution is taking …

Prototyping

Review: Uuni Pro

After several weeks of testing the Uuni Pro, I’ve learned to recognize a certain look in my husband’s eyes. Every evening, he walks into the kitchen …

Elon Musk hints at a ‘Tesla Smart Home’ with more efficient air conditioning

Tesla CEO Elon Musk hinted at a potential new product during his appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience Podcast: a ‘Tesla Smart Home’ with a more efficient air conditioning system.<p>During the two and a half hour-long interview, Musk talked a lot about his philosophy regarding sustainability and the …

Tesla

Bezos, Buffett Bet On a $250 Billion Unclaimed Internet Market

India’s long-neglected retail market is turning into one of the world’s hottest thanks to Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos and a frenzy of billion-dollar …

eCommerce

Sony's new 4K projectors are designed for gaming and sports

True UltraHD image quality, for a price.<p>Sony has unveiled three new 4K projectors with some nice features for gamers, sports fans and cinephiles, if you can afford them. The new models offer true 4K at 60 fps (not pixel-shifted 4K, as with Benq's HT-2550 and other budget models), 10-bit color and …

4K Ultra HD

DIY Folding Mobile Workbench Modifications

By Pop Wood Editors<p>In Shop Blog, Woodworking Blogs<p>2<p><i>Editor’s note: I saw Elisha’s version of the American Woodworker DIY Folding Workbench on</i> …

Woodworking

Toyota will invest $500 million in Uber (updated)

Their combined self-driving effort will debut in 2021.<p>Toyota plans to invest around $500 million in Uber, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports, as the two enter an agreement to work together on driverless technologies. The publication cites sources familiar with the matter and the investment would value …

Is this magic ‘liquid battery’ the future of electric cars?

Researchers from the University of Glasgow have developed a new battery that will allow an electric car to charge in seconds. Described as a flow …

Electric Vehicles

The Lithium Collapse Is Creating Opportunity

Lithium has taken investors for a ride over the past year, now we're deep into a negative sentiment cycle that has investors running away in droves. …

Expiration of Major Cybersex Patent Could Set Off Explosive Innovation

Friday marked a major milestone for the more than $15 billion adult toy industry, with the expiration of a longstanding patent on sex toys controlled …

Intellectual Property

The Future Is Now—and Investable

Portfolio manager Frank Jennings looks for “big whales,” as he calls them—stocks that can “go up 10 times or more over the next 10 years” and that …

Anker’s crazy portable home theaters are all on sale at all-time lows, today only

Anker is one of the Most popular consumer electronics brands on Amazon because it makes products that are the same or better than stuff from big …

Marijuana Company Shares Plans for $4 Billion Investment By Corona-Maker Constellation

Corona beer-maker Constellation Brands will pay more than C$5 billion, or about $4 billion, to increase its stake in global medical cannabis company …

Cannabis

3 Stocks That Are Absurdly Cheap Right Now

Bargain hunting? Check out these top cheap stocks right away.<p>Some of the biggest opportunities in the stock markets arise when shares of …

This Incredible New Battery Tech Is Safer, Lasts Longer Than Lithium-Ion

When it comes to the next moonshot in battery technology, there are quite a few possibilities. But one of the more promising ones is solid-state …

Texas Farmhouse Proves Sustainable Living Can Thrive in the Heartland

American cities are slogging toward sustainability. It’s a long march, but a promising one, with little victories along the way. Rooftop solar …

Solar power: Does it make economic sense to buy batteries now or should you wait? - Science News - ABC News

Solar power is a hot topic of conversation on Bruny Island.<p>The tiny island off the southeast coast of Tasmania is home to a solar battery trial.<p>The …

A Portable, Convenient, Swappable Renewable Energy Source: Honda's Mobile Power Packs

Trials will begin this year in Indonesia<p>With their Mobile Power Pack, Honda's got a brilliant plan to make renewable, zero-emissions energy …

Vineyard Wind offers steep discount to earlier offshore wind farms

The first major offshore wind farm to be built off New England’s coast has at least one big selling point, compared to the doomed Cape Wind project …

The 6 Major Blockchain Trends For 2018 Outlined By Deloitte

While the mainstream viability of cryptocurrency remains in question, one of the technologies that has emerged in its wake is primed to do big things.<p>Blockchain continues to grow in popularity as people across multiple industries find new applications for it. Recently, Deloitte released a report …

Blockchain

Yoshi: The ‘Uber For Gas’ That’s Putting Wheels On Gas Stations

We’ve found ways to save time doing just about everything. Amazon has revolutionized shopping so we can get virtually anything online, including …

The next major innovation in batteries might be here

Lithium-ion batteries were first introduced to the public in a Sony camcorder in 1991. Then they revolutionized our lives. The versatile batteries now power everything from tiny medical implants and smartphones to forklifts and expensive electric cars. And yet, lithium-ion technology still isn’t …

Striking yellow PVC-clad pavilion is a sustainable shelter designed for the end times

Studio Morison has unveiled a stunning round shelter clad in a membrane of yellow PVC and aluminum mesh – and it just might help see you through the …

Construction begins on 100% solar powered Silent Yachts catamaran

Construction has begun on the first hull of Silent Yachts’ Silent 79 Cruiser series.<p>The 24 metre catamaran, which is completely powered by solar …

Hood River retreat boasts minimal environmental impact

Lovers of the Columbia River Gorge will swoon over this beautiful vacation retreat perched right on Neal Creek, just an hour outside Portland, …

Hedge Fund Viking Invests in Battle to Keep Avocados Ripe Longer

Viking Global Investors, one of the world’s biggest hedge funds, is joining the fight to keep avocados ripe longer.<p>Andreas Halvorsen’s $26 billion …

Warby Parker's Online Vision Test Provides Clues About The Difficulty Of Disrupting Healthcare

Can the healthcare industry be disrupted? Warby Parker is one of the companies that is certainly trying. It has created a platform on which customers can take an online vision test and get prescription glasses ordered and delivered. Founded in 2010 by four classmates from Philadelphia’s Wharton …

Warby Parker