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Metro Councilman Proposes Autonomous Shuttles

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Metro Councilman Robert Swope has come up with what he's calling "the intelligent transit plan” to get people around Nashville.<p>It …

Transportation

Jeff Gundlach says to short Facebook in his new pair trade idea

Bond investor Jeffrey Gundlach, the founder of DoubleLine Capital, offered an unusual pair trade idea of long SPDR Oil & Gas Exploration ETF (XOP) …

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

President Trump: Replace The Dollar With Gold As The Global Currency To Make America Great Again

Inside President Trump’s otherwise “standard Trump stump speech” at CPAC was nestled what might be a most intriguing observation:<p>Global cooperation, dealing with other countries, getting along with other countries is good, it’s very important. But there is no such thing as a global anthem, a global …

Economics

2020 presidential candidate wants to give everyone $1,000 a month

Entrepreneur Andrew Yang has a big goal for a relatively unknown business person:to reach the White House. And he's aiming to get there by selling …

When tickling the brain to stimulate memory, location matters

Conflicting results regarding the benefits of brain stimulation may be explained by the precise location of electrodes.

Why your home is a worse investment than you think

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this column about homes as investments left out data and used the wrong time frame in the example given. Because of those errors, the annual return on that home investment appeared smaller than it would have been</i>.<p>Are you as foolishly lavish as me? …

Real Estate

Device provides years of power through temperature swings

Eventually, you might not need a battery or a conspicuous external power source to keep a device running for years on end. A team at MIT has created a device that produces energy by exploiting the temperature swings that occur between day and night. Known as a thermal resonator, it uses a hybrid of …

Clean Energy

Apple Glasses: AR Revolution in the Making

- Feb 17, 2018<p><i>Don’t call it a paradigm shift unless it’s truly revolutionary to our day-to-day lives.</i><p>While we own more display screens than ever …

Augmented Reality

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ is a new high point for superhero cinema

<i>Black Panther</i> doesn’t look like any movie I’ve ever seen.<p>I don’t want to downplay America’s long history of black cinema (a history that already includes a handful of black superheroes). Nor am I ignoring the fact that <i>Black Panther</i> is the latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe — so …

Government set to borrow nearly $1 trillion this year, an 84 percent jump from last year

It was another crazy news week, so it's understandable if you missed a small but important announcement from the Treasury Department: The federal government is on track to borrow nearly $1 trillion this fiscal year - President Donald Trump's first full year in charge of the budget.<p>That's almost …

The Three Stumbling Blocks to a Solar-Powered Nation

Every hour, the sun bombards the Earth with enough light to satisfy our energy needs for a year, but there are barriers to our solar-energy future<p>As a fraction of our energy mix, renewables in general and solar power in particular are growing faster than ever. What seemed like an impossibility just …

Clean Energy

Is this the future? Dutch plan vast windfarm island in North Sea

Advanced plans by Dutch power grid aims to build power hub possibly at Dogger Bank whose scale would dwarf current offshore sites<p>Britain’s homes could be lit and powered by windfarms surrounding an artificial island deep out in the North Sea, under advanced plans by a Dutch energy network.<p>The …

Hydroelectric Power

The wait is over. The battery revolution is here

Plunging prices and soaring reliability mean the battery's time has come<p>On an industrial site in Toronto's Port Lands, not far from Google's planned …

Tesla's Solar Roof tiles are out... and OMG

We've been anticipating the release of Tesla's Solar Roof tiles, and the four sleek styles do not disappoint. Elon Musk shared pictures of the …

Tesla

Inhabitat

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Hard Work? It's Not All It's Cracked up to Be. It May Even Be Irrelevant. Here's Why.

Ever hear of how Neflix let go of many of its hardest-working employees in favor of those who most greatly impacted the company's bottom line?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From a young age, we're raised to believe that we can accomplish pretty much anything so long as …

China Building Second Enormous Floating Solar Farm on Top of Defunct Coal Mine

An old coal mine is being reborn as an enormous renewable energy plant.<p>The state-run energy company China Three Gorges New Energy Co. is building a …

Renewable Energy

Apple is reportedly buying Shazam and its music identification tech

In a bit of Friday afternoon news, <i>TechCrunch</i> reports that Apple plans to buy Shazam, the company behind the popular audio identification software and app. Apparently, the site's sources indicate the deal could be announced Monday, but it's quick to note the timing on these things isn't always …

Identification

Energy hog Google just bought enough renewables to power its operations for the year

The company uses as much electricity as San Francisco.<p>Recently, Google announced that it has purchased a whopping 3 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity — equal to what all of its offices and data centers around the world use on an annual basis.<p>The tech giant was able to hit this target of …

Renewable Energy

U.S. Senate passes Republican tax reform bill with a 51-49 vote

<b>Published:</b> Saturday, December 02, 2017 @ 11:46 AM <b><br>By:</b> Jack Torry<p>WASHINGTON — Faced with impatient conservative voters demanding results, Senate …

Red Cross

How Rex Tillerson Did So Much Damage in So Little Time

Whenever he leaves Foggy Bottom, Rex Tillerson will be remembered as one of the most consequential secretaries of state in recent history — but for all the wrong reasons.<p>Mr. Tillerson, who has clashed with President Trump and may be fired soon, has presided over the hollowing out of the State …

Rex Tillerson

Free Electric bike generates electricity with pedal power

One way of providing electricity to parts of the world that still have no access is to give them the means to generate it themselves. That's the …

Electric Bikes

I’m a Depression historian. The GOP tax bill is straight out of 1929.

“There are two ideas of government,” William Jennings Bryan declared in his 1896 “Cross of Gold” speech. “There are those who believe that if you will only legislate to make the well-to-do prosperous their prosperity will leak through on those below. The Democratic idea, however, has been that if …

Income Inequality

At My First Startup, I Lost $120,000 and Couldn't Meet Payroll. Here's What I Learned About Staying Afloat | Inc.com

It was early on a Monday morning when I received the call. It was Marcy, one of our consultants, and she sounded a bit concerned.<p>"Adam, I didn't get paid today."<p>I told her that I'd investigate and get right back to her. When the customer service rep from my payroll provider told me that the bank …

The Multibillion-Dollar Opportunity for Battery Storage

Energy storage is entering a phase of growth that could make it a big player in energy before you know it.<p><b>Tesla</b> (NASDAQ:TSLA) completed the world's …

FDA clears AliveCor’s Kardiaband as the first medical device accessory for the Apple Watch

The Food and Drug Administration has just cleared AliveCor’s Kardiaband EKG reader as the first medical device accessory for the Apple Watch.<p>Europe has been able to use a version of the Kardiaband for Apple Watch for some time now but, thanks to the new FDA approval, the device can now be used in …

What Leonardo Tells You About Bitcoin

How high can bitcoin go?<p>Since the digital currency cleared $7,000 earlier this month, an asset known for its wild swings has gone ballistic. On …

Cryptocurrency