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This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away From Dangerous People

City waterways could provide more space for new habitats in which urban nature can flourish.<p>As cities sprawl and get more crowded, most don’t have much space left for urban wildlife–at least not on land. A Dutch architect plans to begin using city waterways to build floating habitats for …

Alibaba 101: Inside the record IPO

A new star in the tech world is forming right before our eyes.<p>Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, raised more money this week in its initial public offering than Facebook (FB) or Visa (V) did. It generated an eye-popping $21.8 billion in a record-shattering IPO on the New York Stock Exchange.<p>Few …

10 Medical Breakthroughs That Sound Like Science Fiction

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World War II RAF Kittyhawk fighter plane found in the Sahara Desert in Egypt

A Beautiful Time-Lapse Video of the Milky Way Galaxy From the International Space Station

Artist Hugh Carrick-Allan created a beautiful time-lapse video of the view of the Milky Way Galaxy as seen from the International Space Station. The …

From birth to death, diet affects the brain's health

Sound body, sound mind, the saying goes. Now, scientists have found support for this adage in researching showing that poor diets may adversely affect mental health in all stages of life, from fetal development through old age.<p>Studies presented here today at the Society for Neuroscience annual …

Making Your Money Last In Retirement (Pt. 1)

<i>Outliving your money is a huge worry for people in or thinking about retirement. How to avoid that fate is a specialty of AdviceIQ advisor Jeff Rose, the founder of Alliance Wealth Management in Carbondale, Ill.</i><p>You retire and don’t even own an alarm clock anymore. Then it hits you: Can you really …

FAA should curb its regulatory authority over commercial drone use

For more than half a century, the Federal Aviation Administration has piloted the development of sensible aviation regulation in the United States. Unfortunately, when Congress enacted legislation in 2012 directing the FAA to craft rules for small civilian drones, the agency entered uncharted …

Pay Phones In NYC To Be Replaced With Up To 10,000 Free Wi-Fi Kiosks Next Year

There were about 2.2 million pay phones in the U.S. as of 2000 and now there are under 500,000, according to the American Public Communications Council. The decline in pay phone usage is largely attributed to the ubiquity of mobile phones. The city of New York plans to replace its pay phones with <b>up</b> …

Most Popular Classic Cars to Restore | All Glass Long Beach, CA

Any classic car will look good when it is restored, no matter what condition it might have been in initially. Some classic cars, however, have a …

Watch an unmanned helicopter put out fires with help from a drone

Fighting wildfires is sometimes a daunting prospect with manned aircraft; pilots can't always fly around the clock or cover every patch of land. They won't have to if Lockheed Martin's efforts pan out. It recently demonstrated a tweaked version of its unmanned K-MAX helicopter that can work in …

Researchers force 3D-printed robots to adapt to their environment

Robots will need to pave the way to Mars before we humans go, but what if they fall apart? Researchers from the University of Oslo have designed bots that can adapt to unforeseen problems and even 3D-print new parts for themselves. For instance, the crawler shown above actually used to have four …

Teespring Says It's Minting New Millionaires Selling Its T-Shirts, Raises $35 Million Of Its Own

Some tech companies look to change the way we communicate or can travel in space. Teespring helps people sell t-shirts. Custom, well-made t-shirts. And it’s good at what it does.<p>Teespring has sold 6 million shirts this year through its customers, hundreds of whom make more than $100,000 from their …

Nanotech has a future in monitoring tumors and diagnosing illness

A team of MIT researchers have developed nanoparticle sensors that could eventually be used to monitor tumors or other diseases, as well as act as a tool to diagnose illnesses. These nanoparticles are made of polymer chains that can bind to the sensors a doctor needs. For instance, in the …

More big companies are partnering with startups. Here’s how your startup can fit in

The U.S. is a “Shark Tank” nation, the United Kingdom is in a “Dragon’s Den,” and India is an entrepreneur heaven. The recent uptick in entrepreneurship is more than a trend but a global spirit of innovation.<p>The spirit of creating your own business is not new but has escalated in today’s market. …

Renters can acquire wealth as well as homeowners - Homes and Real Estate For Sale

Renters who save and invest can acquire wealth just as well as homeowners who rely on their house as their biggest asset.<p>Over the long term, home …

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Former NFL cheerleaders are suing Houston Texans alleging harassment, unfair pay<p>2 fall more than 30 feet from roller coaster<p>A look inside the US's …

Tiny Batteries Could Revolutionize Green Energy

Nanotechnology could dramatically improve energy storage for electronics, cars, and buildings.<p><b>Tiny is big in the quest to build batteries that store more energy for cars, buildings, and personal electronics.</b><p><b>Nanosize batteries that are 80,000 times thinner than a human hair represent a promising new</b> …

Bombproof Your Retirement Portfolio Now

Record-setting markets got you down? You’re not alone. Anyone who remembers the dot-com days and the 2008 debacle rightly would be concerned.<p>Trouble is, we want the markets to go higher. It’s how your retirement portfolio grows, after all. Some of it is income from dividends and bonds, but a lot of …

Airbus seeks patent for 'flying doughnut'

European aircraft manufacturer seeks patent for futuristic plane design that resembles a polo mint<p>Forget the sleek pencil shaped jet airliner, the future is the flying doughnut.<p>Airbus, the company which created the stubby cigar-shaped Airbus A380 superjumbo, has come up with an even more radical …

Private equity bets on energy 'revolution'—in oil and gas

Russ Steenberg likens how easy it is to find lucrative energy investments to what happens when a little boy throws a big rock into a pond.<p>"There are …

How Do We Make Transforming Quantum Circuits? Lasers and Ultracold Atoms

Well, here's a <i>cooooool</i> finding. Take any piece of electronic equipment you can think of and its circuits are powered by, yes, electrons. But a new …

NASA Tests Revolutionary Shapeshifting Wing Flap Design For Nextgen Aircraft

For the first time, NASA has flight tested a revolutionary new wing flap that can change shape in order to reduce noise and improve the aerodynamic …

New aviation age: Commercial electric aircraft nearing reality

Fuel-thirsty and noisy modern aviation has been pushing for more efficient and quieter engines, and electric aircraft may provide the answer. XXI …

Santa Monica versus the FAA over airport

The Santa Monica Airport has long been embattled. City officials and nearby residents have made no secret of the fact that they are weary of it, especially as larger and larger private jets take off from and land on its single runway. Neighbors, some living no more than 300 feet from the runway, …

7 Reasons Not To Diversify Your IRA

Do you have an IRA? If so, do you know how it’s invested? If you’re like most IRA owners, you may have all your eggs in one basket or in none at all. According to a recent study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), 56% of IRA owners had either all or none of their IRA in stocks in …

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This New Plane Has Panoramic Views–But No Windows

If you don’t mind seeing beautiful clouds on a flat screen, you’re going to have a great trip.<p>For airlines trying to save fuel, every ounce of weight onboard is important. Ryanair, the budget airline, went so far as to trim pages out of their in-flight magazine and serve drinks with fewer ice …