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1 Big Oil Company That Sees a Future in Renewable Energy

Not many oil companies are betting on renewables, but this French oil giant is betting billions that solar and biotech will be a big part of its …

Investing for the Long Term

How to Play Trends That Will Move Markets for Years to Come<p>Investors often try to profit by betting on short- and medium-term shifts in stocks and bonds. But the real money comes from anticipating long-term trends, the kinds of changes that take place over many years.<p>That’s why some experts …

Investing

Hubble Views 'Third Kind' of Galaxy

Most galaxies fall into one of two categories, spiral (like our Milky Way) or elliptical -- but NGC 6861 is neither type.

Maser -- A Microwave Laser -- No Bigger Than A Grain Of Rice Created At Princeton

Researchers say they have built a microwave laser no bigger than a grain of rice that is powered by single electrons tunneling through artificial …

8 Annuity Tips: How To Buy Them

A lot of retirees and others are in the dark about annuities.<p>At their most basic level, annuities are simply insurance contracts for guaranteed …

Solving Word Puzzles in Linear Time (C# Version)

Introduction<p><b>NOTE</b>: This article documents the C# version of the C++ code published by The Code Project on January 7 2015. The description of the code …

3 Reasons the iShares MSCI Japan ETF May Fall in 2015

Recently, we looked at three reasons the iShares MSCI Japan ETF might reward investors in 2015. Now. let's review some of the risks and reasons why …

Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God

In 1966 Time magazine ran a cover story asking: Is God Dead? Many have accepted the cultural narrative that he’s obsolete—that as science progresses, …

Google Glass is dead, long live Google Glass

In what seems to be a significant victory for the forces of humanity—even though it’s just temporarily delaying the inevitable cyborg …

Central banks are losing their superhero status

Since the start of the financial crisis in 2008, the world has relied on central banks to prevent the world from following a script inspired by a Hollywood disaster flick. Banks everywhere were saved, at the cost of trillions of dollars, to prevent global financial collapse, and quantitative easing …

Dashboards | Corporate Performance Management Software | Solver

Easy Integration and Intuitive Design<p>Dashboards can be highly summarized and KPI-based for executives, but they can also be detailed operational …

Lego League competitors talk science | The Star

Mary Ditta, 13<p><b>Cummer Valley Viperbots, Toronto</b><p><b>Your team designed an</b> app to help people with dyslexia read<b>. How did you decide your topic?</b><p>It’s a …

Terror groups ramp up online marketing to find recruits

CINCINNATI — At first blush, the online magazine looks like any other slick electronic publication. The color graphics are eye-catching, the production values are good, and the layout could have been done by a design school grad.<p>Even the magazine's name – <i>Inspire</i> – suggests the content could be …

Phil Schiller on Google Glass: ‘I can’t believe they think anyone normal will ever wear these things’

The Tech Block on Thursday shared an email exchange between Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller and the website’s founder Abdel Ibrahim that pokes fun at Google Glass for its perception of being an unstylish device. The email from 2012 surfaced just days after Google announced that it will be …

Searching for a Job? The Solar Industry Might Be Your Best Bet

The solar industry is adding jobs 20 times faster than the national average.<p>The energy sector has had a rough six months, and with gas at multi-year …

The Secret Fears of an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs have fears just like everyone else. Often times, they're never discussed. Here are my fears I never talk about.<p>We entrepreneurs keep a lot of things bottled up inside. We tend to want people to think that we're on top of our business and everything is going exactly as planned.<p>The …

Entrepreneurship

OPEC Losing Its Grip? No, The Saudis Are Partying Like It's 1981

Falling oil prices have provided the equivalent of a $1 billion-a-day tax cut to U.S. consumers. That’s the good news.<p>The bad news is despite all the crowing about OPEC losing its ability to control oil prices, quite the opposite might be happening. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting …

Norman Foster Hosts a Drone Tour of New York City's Hearst Tower

In celebration of Hearst Tower’s 10 year anniversary of full completion, English architect Norman<p>In celebration of Hearst Tower‘s 10 year anniversary of full completion, English architect Norman Foster operated a drone to provide viewers with a virtual tour of the sophisticated skyscraper. The …