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This startup is developing an electric car battery that can charge in minutes

Tesla’s fast chargers can add about 170 miles worth of electricity to its cars’ batteries in about 30 minutes. If an Israeli startup achieves its …

The 4 Questions You Must Get Right for a Secure Retirement

To stay on track to a comfortable retirement, focus on these four essentials.<p>Given the flood of often confusing and conflicting information from …

Retirement

Forget valet apps — SpotHero raises $20 million to let people park their own cars

SpotHero, a Chicago-based startup whose mobile app drivers can use to reserve a parking spot near their destination, announced on Wednesday that it …

Clinton's Claim Father Attended College On Football Scholarship Contradicted By University

Family lore makes its way into Clinton's stump speech.<p>At a town hall in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton told the audience that her father, Hugh Rodham, attended college on a football scholarship -- a claim that is contradicted by the school's records.<p>"You know I'm the granddaughter of a …

How $50 billion Salesforce is turning into one of the most aggressive investors in Silicon Valley

Salesforce had invested a small amount in InsideSales' previous round, through its VC arm Salesforce Ventures, so Elkington wasn't too surprised by their interest.<p>But their next move did.<p>"As we further discussed, they said, 'Let us just lead this round' — which is not a typical thing [for them] to …

Liberal victory potentially taxing for high-income earners

The 2015 tax year will be a beaut for accountant Mark Goodfield if the Liberals win the federal election.<p>A key Liberal election promise is to tax wealthy Canadians more and cut taxes for the middle class. You'll pick up as much as an extra $670 per year if you're middle class. If you're a member of …

The mind-bending messiness of the Ashley Madison data dump

Once more into a breach<p>Massive data breaches have become so routine as to become background noise. In the past year, half of American adults had their personal information exposed as a result of hacks, <i>The New York Times</i> reported last month. And yet while every hack produces anguished headlines and …

One Woman's Experience With 'Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome'

What do you do when the faith you grew up in just doesn't make sense anymore?<p>This is the dilemma Reba Riley, a 33-year-old from Cincinnati, faced in her late 20s. She was brought up in an evangelical Christian household, but soon realized that the questions she had about her faith weren't being …

Bridal Bliss: Tymesha and H's Houston Wedding

Tymesha and H’s love story began when they were engineering majors on the campus of Prairie View A&M University. From classmates to best friends to …

Weddings

What Your Selfies Can Reveal About Your Personality

Selfies can create quite the scene, especially if you’re taking one with a rattlesnake or a sick patient in the hospital. They’re meant to attract …

Michel'le Speaks Out on Abuse: 'I Was Just a Quiet Girlfriend Who Got Beat Up'

"Why would Dre put me in it?' says Michel'le. "I was just a quiet girlfriend who got beat up and told to sit down and shut up."<p><i>Straight Outta Compton</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How Does Joy Overflow in Love?

If joy in Christ is so important in Philippians, what about joy in people? Is that a compromise? Is it good? Well, you can’t read this letter and <i>not</i> …

16 packing tips every business traveler should know

Thus, packing light, as well as efficiently and effectively, is imperative.<p>Frequent fliers and business travelers shared their top tips and tricks on packing smart for business travel on Quora, and we've cherry-picked the best ones.<p>Pack <i>one</i> color palette, and ideally a dark one. Not only do you not …

‘Diamonds from the sky’ approach turns CO2 into valuable products

Finding a technology to shift carbon dioxide (CO2 ), the most abundant anthropogenic greenhouse gas, from a climate change problem to a valuable …

Microsoft says the Xbox One is ‘doing things that can’t be done’ on the PS4

As we’ve discussed countless times over the course of this console generation, the PlayStation 4 is the clear winner in terms of international sales. …

The Apple Watch Points To The Future Of The Mobile Phone

Do you remember the concepts mooted when the original iPhone rumor first surfaced way back in 2006 ? And do you remember seeing the iPhone for the first time and laughing at the pictures splashed all over the magazines a week before launch of a white phone with a jog-wheel ?<p>The mobile phone form …

The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.<p><b>Mount Kailash, Tibet. View Panoramic.</b><p>This mountain in western Tibet is a …

19 books by CEOs that will teach you how to run the world

But the ones worth reading ditch the platitudes in favor of instructive anecdotes — which is why they so often come from execs who have lived through it.<p>From the memoir of a former gang member to an analysis of the most efficient hiring methods, here are the best leadership books from people who …

CEOs

Photographer Accidentally Lets Tiger Loose in Detroit

British photographer David Yarrow is making headlines after a tiger got loose during a photo shoot in Detroit.<p>The <i>Detroit Free Press</i> reports that the …

Filmmaking

'War on Faith?' John Oliver and the Televangelists

A new church, <i>Our Lady of Perpetual Exemption,</i> was unveiled late Sunday, August 16 on <i>Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,</i> and as a long-suffering Evangelical, I found myself cheering loudly.<p>Jon Stewart, recently-retired as host of <i>The Daily Show,</i> may well find his greatest legacy is the raft of …

Ex-McDonald’s employees reveal the best secret menu hacks

Want to make your trip to McDonald’s even tastier? Then you should check out some of the tips that former McDonald’s employees have been posting in</i> …

Top 10 conservative novels

While their politics may be unappealing, you’re missing out on some expert storytelling and brilliant characterisation if you ignore these books<p>I wanted to write a book about conservative popular fiction, since I’ve been studying it for decades. Old-fashioned Tory fiction fascinates me, partly …

Rare Phenomenon Captured on Camera From the International Space Station

It’s not the first time the electric tentacles of a rare red sprite were captured from the International Space Station, but the color and clarity of the short-lived flash that occurred last week over Mexico is garnering some interest.<p>A red sprite was caught above thunderstorm clouds to the right in …

Camera Drone Found in Lake with Footage of Owner and Crash Into Water

Anne-Marie Valentine was on a camping trip at Folsom Lake in California last month when she spotted what appeared to be a dead seagull at the bottom …

Drones

Behind Trump’s assault on birthright citizenship: The far right’s dream of rolling back the Constitution, and reshaping America

<b>(Reuters/Lucas Jackson/Rena Schild via Shutterstock/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Trump’s new plan aligns the GOP rebel with the Ann Coulter loony fringe, who long to roll back 150 years of history<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>August 19, 2015 10:00am (UTC)<p>So Donald Trump wants to end “birthright citizenship,” meaning the …

Immigration

Here are the top 10 programming languages used on GitHub

GitHub today shared a closer look at how the popularity of programming languages used on its code collaboration website has changed over the years. In short, the graph above shows the change in rank for programming languages since GitHub launched in 2008 all the way to what the site’s 10 million …