Jack Krentzman

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Productivity startup aims to make the Internet less distracting

Let's face it, the Internet is a distracting place.<p>At any given moment there are thousands of videos, Facebook posts, tweet-storms and memes to keep …

Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner lifts off in near-vertical ascent

The brand new plane showed off some stomach-churning maneouvres in a test flight ahead of the Paris Air Show<p>It starts like a normal takeoff, and then lifts into an extraordinary, near-vertical zoom into the sky.<p>Boeing's new 787-9 Dreamliner is shown in a video seemingly defying laws of physics as …

Buy Your Way Out Of Your Carbon Footprint With A Credit Card That Saves Trees With Every Purchase

Instead of earning frequent flier miles, why not acrue points that get rid of the guilt of your consumption?<p>Almost everything we buy comes with greenhouse gas emissions attached. The average American lifestyle produces 17.6 metric tons of carbon dioxide annually, which is the equivalent of driving …

Can Your City Commit to 100-Percent Renewable Energy?

<b>By Don Willlmott</b><p><i>Don Willmott is a New York-based journalist who writes about technology, travel and the environment for a wide variety of publications and websites.</i><p>It's the latest trend in progressive urban planning. Cities around the world are rushing to commit to running on 100-percent renewable …

SensorWake alarm clock lets you wake up to smells of your choice

Having to wake up early in the morning sucks, and it doesn’t matter whether your alarm is a loud buzzing noise, or music of your choice from your …

Fastest growing U.S. cities: Texas is king

Don't mess with Texas: It's got several of America's fastest growing cities.<p>Three of the top five fastest growing U.S. cities are in Texas, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data on population growth between 2013 and 2014.<p>The figures are another sign that young American adults and some Baby …

Real Estate

12 Reasons Why The Turkish Airlines Lounge in Istanbul Is A Destination Itself

The privilege of entering an airport lounge has always eluded me until now. They are typically not near the gate, and the food is mediocre at best. My fear of missing either a gate change or my flight has always outweighed any luxury the lounge may offer.<p>At least, that was until I visited the …

Here's the salary you have to earn to buy a home in 15 major US cities

Several cities — Portland, Sacramento, Miami, and Denver — appear on the list of highest-priced metro areas for the first time.<p>The site looked at median home prices from the National Association of Realtors, along with interest rates for common 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages and property taxes, and …

Real Estate

If Africa, Asia, and Europe declared war on the U.S., who would win?

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