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Bass Fishing With Richard Dawkins - An Allegory Concerning Science, Religion, and The Harmful Philosophy Of Materialism

Fear, Not Greed Drives $18 Billion Oil Industry Mega Deal

The collapse in oil prices has hammered energy stocks, but it isn’t slowing large merger and acquisition activity among companies that are building the infrastructure to serve North American shale drillers.<p>Pipeline giants Energy Transfer Partners and Regency Energy Partners said on Monday they will …

Oil & Gas Industry

This Futuristic Desert City Is Designed For Self-Sufficient, Communal Living

If you lived here, you’d never have to leave. Given that you’d be in the middle of a desert, that’s probably a good thing.<p>Masdar City—Abu Dhabi’s $18 billion experiment in planning a city from the ground up—was designed to be the world’s first large-scale carbon-neutral development. It’s results …

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Investing Opportunists Are Drooling Over One Sector Of The Stock Market

Crude oil prices fell 42 percent in the fourth quarter. The fallout on corporate bottom lines isn't yet known, but forecasts suggest it will be severe. Energy sector earnings are seen down 19.6 percent in the fourth quarter, according to Thomson Reuters data; on Oct. 1, the consensus estimate was …

Here Are The Most And Least Expensive Ways To Drill For Oil

There are a bunch of ways to drill for oil.<p>You can drill it in your backyard if you're in the right spot, or you can go just offshore and drill it from the ocean.<p>You can also frack for it or extract oil from tar sands.<p>But whichever way you choose to procure your oil, the costs are going to be …

US Oil Rigs Are Shutting Down Like Crazy

The latest Baker Hughes rig count data showed that the total number of US rigs in operation — which includes both oil and gas rigs — fell by 35 last week, to 1,840 from 1,875. This report is usually released on Friday afternoons, but was released on Monday due to last week's Christmas holiday.<p>This …

Here's Everything You Need To Know About The Lamborghini Huracán Supercar

The Huracán was introduced this March at the Geneva Motor Show.<p>Powered by a 5.2 liter V10 engine that generates over 600 horsepower, it does 0 to 62 mph in just 3.2 seconds, and has a top speed of 201 mph.<p>Here's everything you need and want to know about the latest and maybe greatest Lamborghini …

4 Interesting Tech Trends In Patient Monitoring

As important as the relationships between patients and healthcare professionals are, a doctor or nurse can’t be in the room with each patient at all times, even in a fully-staffed hospital. As such, a variety of electronic monitoring equipment is generally available to monitor such metrics as the …

Scientists predict green energy revolution after incredible new graphene discoveries

A recently discovered form of carbon graphite – the material in pencil lead – has turned out to have a completely unexpected property which could …

Casual visualization books for the coffee table

Since my son was born, it’s been a challenge to focus on a single book for any prolonged amount of time. He’s in perpetual motion, as my mom often …

LG G Watch R Review: Beats The Moto 360 Hands Down

I always say that smartwatches exist only because Apple was rumoured to be making one, and everyone else simply got in on the act before Apple had worked out how to perfect its technology. Well, we’re still waiting for Apple’s watch – which won’t appear until mid-way through next year – and we’re …

List of freely available Programming Books

<b>You may also like to see:</b><p><b>Design Patterns : Singleton Pattern</b>• <b><br>Design Patterns : Decorator Design Pattern - Decorating Objects</b><p>Here I listed freely …

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Why Scientists Think Completely Unclassifiable and Undiscovered Life Forms Exist

Right now there are three general types of life. There are probably more that we're completely missing.<p>In high school biology, we are taught that there are three types of life: eukaryotes (that's us, and most everything else we often think of as life), bacteria, and archaea (extremophiles and other …

Fast-Acting Nuclear Reactor Will Power Through Piles of Plutonium

Even the latest generation of nuclear power reactors can only harvest about five percent of the energy stored in their radioactive fuel supplies, and …

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A Month After Pandora’s CFO Was Hired, His Boss Was Out — Then He Saved The Company

For its first year and a half as a public company, internet radio provider Pandora struggled to get its revenues higher than its expenses.<p>This chart from the first quarter of 2012 says it all:<p>On Feb. 4, 2013, Pandora hired a new chief financial officer to help with the problem.<p>That CFO was Michael …

George R.R. Martin says 'fuck you' to anyone who thinks he'll die before finishing 'Game of Thrones' series

George R.R. Martin isn't thrilled that some people are concerned he'll die before completing work on his <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> fantasy novel series. "I find that question pretty offensive, people speculating about my death and my health," said Martin, 65, in an interview with Swiss newspaper</i> …

Bootstrapped and massively profitable, ZipRecruiter steps out of the shadows to reveal its true might

How do you hide a massively profitable, $50-plus million dollar revenue business with hockey stick growth and more than 130 employees in plain …

Looking for new users, LinkedIn sends a contact request to... the whole of China

LinkedIn just announced major news: it’s headed to China.<p>In fact, it was already in China, in a sense, with four million Chinese users. But today the …

Rolls-Royce’s Drone Shipbots Will Rule Tomorrow’s Oceans, Shipping Containers

If you’re rooting for the drone team, then chalk up another win: Rolls-Royce is working on unmanned cargo ships that would roam the Earth’s oceans packed with crates of goods, controlled by captains safe on shore using virtual reality facilities to pilot their fleets. In other words, tomorrow’s …

How To Cope with Your Insane Jealousy Of The WhatsApp Deal

<i>Editor’s Note: Nir Eyal is the author of Hooked: A Guide to Building Habit Forming Products and blogs at NirAndFar.com.</i><p>Wednesday was my birthday. It should have been a great day. My wife and daughter had prepared a delicious breakfast, I had lunch with close friends, and I finished up some writing …

Obamacare Spurring A New Generation Of Startups

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Beth Seidenberg, M.D., is a general partner with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, focused on life science and digital health investing. Before joining the firm in 2005, she worked at a number of pharmaceutical businesses, mostly recently as chief medical officer at Amgen.</i><p>Spurred by …

Hands-on impressions with Pebble's high-end Steel smartwatch

Over one year after the original Pebble shipped, the eponymous smartwatch firm is out with a second version of its device that melds the same …

HTC's new smartwatch may be previewed next week with Qualcomm guts

Remember when HTC's Cher Wang said that her company solved the smartwatch battery life conundrum? Rumor has it the answer was Mirasol. According to <i>Bloomberg</i> sources, the company is preparing to share its smartwatch prototype with carriers at Mobile World Congress next week, a wearable that's said …

Fitbit halts sales of the Force fitness tracker due to skin-irritation issues, recalls existing units

Get a rash from the Fitbit Force? You're not alone. Turns out, the fitness band has been causing lots of people skin irritation. So many, in fact, that the company is halting sales of the product, and has issued a voluntary recall for units already sold. In a statement (embedded after the break), …

Notch: Smart Motion Capture for Mobile Devices

YOUR MOVEMENTS<br>RECONSTRUCTED ON<br>YOUR SMARTPHONE IN 3D<p>Arstechnica: "3D motion tracking system you’ll actually want to use." ⓘ<p>NOTCH PIONEER KIT<p>6 MOTION …