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Should Banks Be in the Marijuana Business?

For many people like me, starting your own business is the embodiment of the American dream – you get to be your own boss, build something from the …

Bitcoin's Legality Around The World

Last November, the U.S. Senate dove head-first into the world of Bitcoin, prompted by Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Carper, a Democratic senator from Delaware who has become very interested in the digital coin. Representatives from law enforcement and financial agencies …

Virus Jumps 1.6-Billion-Year Species Barrier

The mystery of colony collapse disorder in honeybees has a remarkable new suspect – a plant virus that has made a spectacular jump across 1.6 billion years of evolution to infect insects.<p>The potential hive killer is tobacco ringspot virus, named for the discoloured circles it forms on infected …

Is America facing a beer crisis?

As it’s done for nearly a quarter of a century, Anheuser-Busch BUD, +1.41% will once again roll out splashy commercials during the Super Bowl to get …

What Google’s stock split means for investors

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — Surprised that Google’s stock-split announcement caused the shares to rally on Friday, despite the overall market …

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Google’s stock split won’t be a money maker

What’s most interesting about Google’s plan to offer a new class of shares with no voting rights is that the company already offers investors a stock …

2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG Estate S: Too much punch?

As a great man with a rhinestone piano once said “Too much of a good thing is wonderful!” Well, Lee, some lovely gentlemen from Stuttgart have …

Sap Discovery Could Turn Syrup-Making Upside Down

Last year researchers at the University of Vermont announced something that could change the way we think about Vermont — or at least how it produces its famous maple syrup.<p>The time-honored method calls for inserting a tap near the bottom of a tall, mature maple tree. At the end of February, the …

This de facto African country is printing beasts on its currency to gain global recognition

Brian Dell/Creative Commons<p>As cyber-currency magnates promote bitcoins festooned with hypnotic barcodes, spare a thought for the officially non-existent nation of Somaliland.<p>Its 3.8 million inhabitants insisted that something more inspirational adorn their country’s equally tenuous global tender …

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