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Seattle, like it or not, becomes Shell's Arctic base

SEATTLE (AP) — An oil rig outfitted for Royal Dutch Shell's exploration in the remote Arctic Ocean parked in Seattle's harbor Thursday, marking a …

What will happen to NASA with Ted Cruz in charge?

The 114th Congress is "arguably the most anti-scientific group of politicians this country has seen in decades," writes <i>Bad Astronomy</i> blogger Phil Plait. Some members of Congress are very cozy with the "I’m not a scientist" line as a way to wipe their hands clean of any need for scientific knowledge …

Space Science

The IRS Doubles Down On Secrecy

Faced with blistering criticism over how it handled exemption applications, accusations that it wrongly – and, perhaps, even criminally – withheld e-mails from lawmakers and the public, and rising concerns that it is the most secretive government agency we have, what is the Internal Revenue …

The Gangsters of Ferguson

Darren Wilson was innocent. If only the city's cops offered their own citizens the same due process he received.<p>Yesterday the Justice Department released the results of a long and thorough investigation into the killing of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson. The investigation concluded that …

7 St. Patrick's Day Recipes to Celebrate the Luck o' the Irish

Can't make it to Dublin to celebrate St. Patrick's Day? You can still claim the luck of the Irish, and we've got seven recipes for inspiration.<p>After all, what are holidays if not an excuse to eat?<p><b>Chocolate Stout Cake</b><p>Stout beer. Chocolate chunks. Homemade whipped cream. It's a dessert worthy of a …

Muralist 1010 Rolls Out Tropical Street Art 'Tunnels' in Panama

In his characteristic style, artist 1010's new murals are brightening city streets with wavy bands of color and gradients that make viewers feel like they're seeing through walls. The anonymous, Germany-based graffiti artist has rolled out new masterpieces in the last year– including a gallery show …

The man who brought us the lithium-ion battery at the age of 57 has an idea for a new one at 92

AUSTIN, TEXAS—The chances are you have never heard of—nor, until looking at this page, ever seen—John Bannister Goodenough. But you know his work. In fact, you almost certainly own some.<p>Consider the last six or seven decades of technological and scientific leaps: the polio vaccine, space rocketry, …

Clean Energy

The Role Of The New European Energy Union

The European Commission has launched an initiative to create a European Energy Union to “reform how Europe produces, transports and consumes energy.”<p>On February 4th, the European Commission began debate on the aims of this Energy Union (World Nuclear News) which are:<p>- diversifying of energy sources …

Time Warner Cable's High-Speed Internet 97 Percent Profit Margin is a Big, Bright Red Flag; Critics Rebuked.

In the previous article, I laid out excerpts of Time Warner Cable's SEC-filed 2013 Annual Report which detailed TWC's profit margin (revenues minus expenses) for High-speed Internet.<p>And we wrote about it because it is a big, bright red flag, especially considering that Time Warner Cable and Comcast …

With Dropcam Founder And Technology VP Exits, Nest Restructures Management [Memos]

Nest, the connected home company acquired by Google last year, made the news yesterday with the departure of two of its key people: founding VP of technology Yoky Matsuoka and Greg Duffy, who had come to Nest as the CEO of acquired company Dropcam. In the wake of that, we’ve been passed …

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Singapore Launches Program In San Francisco To Attract More U.S. Startups

Singapore is already one of the most developed startup hubs in Asia. Now its government wants to bring more U.S. startups to the city-nation.<p>Earlier today, the Infocomm Development Authority Of Singapore, a government organization focused on growing the country’s tech industry, opened a new office …

Obama attacks Republican 'I am not a scientist' climate change denial in address

President pivots State of the Union address to make sure Republicans do not undo climate change action but offered no concrete signs of new initiatives<p>Barack Obama insisted forcefully before his newly empowered opposition on Tuesday that he would hold the line against attacks on his domestic and …

BHP Billiton cuts US shale oil rigs by 40% amid sliding price

The world’s biggest miner will reduce its rigs from 26 to 16 as oil price nears a six-year low<p>The world’s biggest miner BHP Billiton is cutting back its operating US shale oil rigs by 40% amid slumping prices.<p>BHP said on Wednesday it would reduce the number of rigs from 26 to 16 by the end of the …

FBI officially names North Korea as culprit in Sony hack

The Federal Bureau of Investigation says that North Korea is behind the cyberattack on Sony last month that's led to the release of stolen emails and social security numbers and the cancellation of <i>The Interview</i>. The FBI formally identified North Korea's government as culprit in the hack this …

Will Corporate Venture Capital Disrupt the Traditional Investment Ecosystem?

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Corporate venture capital is picking up speed in the investment industry, as large companies start setting aside funds for external investment in fledgling companies or startups.<p>Tech giants like Intel, Dell and AMD all have …

Venture Capital

17 Startup Darlings That Dropped Off The Map This Year

It's why, on average, nine out of 10 seed-stage startups fail.<p>Here are some of the previously hot startups that fell off the map this year.

Senate Confirms Vivek Murthy As Surgeon General Over NRA Opposition

WASHINGTON -- In a rare show of defiance of the National Rifle Association, the Senate on Monday confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy to serve as surgeon general of the United States. Murthy's nomination had been stalled for nearly a year due to comments he made in support of stricter gun laws.<p>Murthy is a …