Jeremy Hay

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Goldman Sachs is ready to crash the world economy through space mining

The global investment bank Goldman Sachs has claimed mining asteroids for precious metals is a “realistic” goal.<p>It has released a report exploring …

It’s time for Scotland to find a new home – in Canada

<i>Ken McGoogan's books include</i> How the Scots Invented Canada, Celtic Lightning, and 50 Canadians Who Changed the World<i>.</i> <i>In September, he will publish</i> Dead Reckoning.<p>Let's invite Scotland to join Canada. The Scots aren't happy with the rest of Britain. They aren't happy politically with Westminster's …

A thousand teens were asked what brands they think are cool. Here’s what they picked.

The kids sure do love their videos and junk food. As part of a new survey, Google asked 1,100 very cool teens, ages 13 to 17, to rate brands on their …

Virgin America

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Fewer Canadian travellers being turned away at U.S. land border

Fewer Canadians are being turned away at the U.S. land border in recent months despite mounting concerns that Donald Trump's immigration policies are making it much harder to cross, The Canadian Press has learned.<p>Refusals of Canadians at American land crossings dropped 8.5 per cent between October …

Scientists made a detailed “roadmap” for meeting the Paris climate goals. It’s eye-opening.

Back in 2015, the world’s governments met in Paris and agreed to keep global warming below 2°C, to avoid the worst risks of a hotter planet. See here for background on why, but that’s the goal. For context, the planet’s warmed ~1°C since the 19th century.<p>One problem with framing the goal this way, …

Chinese Smartbike Sharing Firm Bluegogo Has New Bikes, Business Strategy And U.S. Expansion Plans

Ask any American or European who’ve spent time in China and Hong Kong for their impression on the two regions, and they’ll likely use adjectives along the lines of ”fast-paced” and “hectic” (along with “overcrowded”.) There’s no denying this — Chinese people work fast. Back in early December I …

First zero-emission hydrogen train completes test run with passenger trials to begin soon

Alstom plans to use hydrogen generated from wind energy for the Coradia iLint.<p>A zero-emission train, which runs silently on a hydrogen fuel cell and …

Tesla’s $169 Million Battery Play Is Just the Beginning

Tesla is ready to power some grids. And not just in California or Australia.<p>Last week, Elon Musk wagered he could address South Australia’s energy …

3 No-Brainer Reasons to Get a 30-Year Mortgage

There's nothing wrong with getting a 30-year mortgage. Just try to pay it off sooner, to save tens of thousands of dollars in interest. Here are some …

10 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy to Pay the Bills

I like making money in the stock market. But I <i>love</i> dividends. You see, the problem with capital gains is that in order to actually enjoy them, you …

How to Create a Business Startup Budget

One of the most important tasks the new business owner must tackle is to create a <b>budget</b> for the new company, so you can see expected income and …

Small Business

The Era of Ownership Is Ending

by Nordic think tank Demos Helsinki March 12, 2017 Future Society 81353<p>In the 20th century we got used to a certain way of thinking: if you needed …

Smart Cities

That's handy: Kerv contactless payment ring launches in UK for £100

Kerv lets you tap-to-pay without the need for a bank card or mobile phone.<p>Convenience is key to the success of contactless technology, transforming …

13 Mortgage Facts That Might Surprise You

These nuggets of knowledge are not only interesting, but they can save you many thousands of dollars, too, when it comes to getting or paying off a …

WalletHub is the newest free credit score Android app that brings a lot to the table for debt management

Your credit score is one of those things that's really annoying, but very critical to surviving in our economy (like it or not). Regardless of …

Lightweight thin-film solar charger is rollable, and includes a battery bank

<b>These ultra-thin solar charging devices use amorphous silicon technology, which is said to be effective even in shady or lower-light conditions.</b><p>The …

Uber Used Fake Apps, 'Ghost Cars' To Thwart Sting Operations

Uber's bad year got worse this afternoon, when <i>The New York Times</i> reported that the company went to extraordinary lengths to circumvent investigations …

Transportation

How to build your credit score — and how NOT to

Having a great score is up there with having a day-to-day budget, long-term savings goals and retirement plan — it's a pretty important part of your …

Personal Finance

iPhone’s high ‘failure rate’ gives Android the edge on reliability

iOS might be the “world’s most advanced mobile operating system,” according to Apple, but it isn’t the most reliable, according to a new study.<p>New data shows that iPhone’s “performance issues and high failure rates” over the last year make Android more stable. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s are said to be …

Biologists Just Discovered a Simple Way to Make Cancer Cells Self-Destruct

A team of 22 biologists just made a huge breakthrough in cancer research.<p>The scientists from California Institute of Technology and UC San Diego …

What's The Environmental Footprint Of A Loaf Of Bread? Now We Know

When it comes to climate change, we often think of the cars we drive and the energy we use in our homes and offices. They are, after all, some of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions. But what about the toast you ate for breakfast this morning?<p>A new study published Monday in <i>Nature</i> …

New to Investing? Check Out This Complete Guide to Brokers

The New Investor's Complete Guide to Brokers<p>How to Get Started with Brokers, Brokerage Accounts, and Brokerage Firms<p>Updated April 06, 2018<p>The broker …

A financial planner explains exactly how you should prioritize your money

The majority of people who approach me for advice are most interested in guidance as it relates to their investment portfolios.<p>I would like to point out that there is a hierarchy of personal financial priorities, and though very important, investing for the future should be considered third of the …

Strange Life Has Been Found Trapped Inside These Giant Cave Crystals

A NASA scientist just woke them up.<p>Strange microbes have been found inside the massive, subterranean crystals of Mexico's Naica Mine, and researchers …

Earth Science

The Misleading Math Behind the Rent vs. Buy Calculation

There's about $13.1 trillion stashed away in the United States, in plain sight. Where? In our homes!<p>Do we have your attention yet?<p>That's the total …

Personal Finance

Three Ways New EPA Head Scott Pruitt Will Dismantle Environmental Protection

Despite extraordinary backlash, former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has just been named to head the Environmental Protection Agency for the …

Fossil Fuels

Scientists use stem cells to grow animal-free pork in a lab

A new study published in the journal <i>Scientific Reports</i> has taken us one step closer to the dream of animal-free meat. (And, no, in case your mind …

European parliament passes EU-Canada free trade deal amid protests

The European parliament has passed the controversial EU-Canada free trade deal, while protesters staged a sit-in at the gates of the building in Strasbourg, France.<p>The agreement was celebrated by some as a victory for global free trade in the face of growing US protectionism under the government of …

Super Materials Are Leading Us to a New Age in Science

It’s no secret that graphene is a pretty incredible super-material. Discovered in 2004, graphene is, simply, a layer of carbon atoms that is only one …

Nanotech