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Tesla has big plans to build 3 electric vehicles that nobody wants

In the future, Tesla will construct a pickup truck, a bus, and most provocatively, a semi-truck. All this new "product," as it's called in the industry, set off a flurry of enthusiastic speculation.<p>In theory, it all makes sense: Musk has a grand vision of liberating humanity from its dependence on …

Tesla's Done Being an Automaker—It's Now an Energy Company

Elon Musk, never a cook to stay out of the kitchen, isn't content with selling you an electric car—he wants to control how you power it too. The …

Tesla

Here's everything you need to know about Tesla's new Model 3 car

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Tesla's next car is about to hit the road.<p>The automotive company has sent out invitations to the launch of its Model 3, the first car it has priced for the average consumer. …

Tesla

Secret Service Investigating Claims That Anonymous Hacked Donald Trump

The U.S. Secret Service is investigating claims by hacker activist movement Anonymous that it uncovered personal information about Republican …

Nissan teases GT-R ahead of New York auto show debut

“Godzilla” is expected to tear into the New York International Auto Show next week for Nissan Motor Co.<p>The Japanese automaker on Wednesday released a …

Detroit

Mystery of missing millions adds to Macau's growing pains

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> Macau: It's where billions are made. And where multimillions go mysteriously missing.<p>In a development that wouldn't be out of place in Hollywood heist movie "Ocean's Eleven," a company that operates the high stakes rooms at Wynn Macau reported earlier this month it had been the …

Hong Kong

Hotel Absurd: When Your Resort Fee Costs More Than Your Room

I'm sitting in one of Las Vegas' only NON-Resorts. A very simple, and very old, one star property adjacent to an expansive parking lot in what can only be described as an exceedingly expensive piece of Las Vegas earth with a terrifically inexpensive property sitting on top of it.<p>The story of how I …

The Most Popular Countries for Sex Tourism

Many countries have become synonymous with sex tourism, whether legal or illegal, and are travel destinations purely for that industry. Each of the following countries have gorgeous and culturally-interesting cities that lure more PG-minded tourists, but they also all have very visible and …

ISIS Shows Off Its American-Made M16 Rifles

ISIS appears to be making use of U.S.-made weapons in Iraq.<p>A video released by ISIS' media arm in northern Iraq purportedly shows more than a dozen of the terror group's fighters undergoing weapons training — on American M16 rifles, according to Flashpoint Intelligence.<p>"It is noteworthy that the …

Made in America

‘Hillary 2016’ Has Never Made Sense for Democrats

Why haven’t more challengers entered the race to defeat the Iraq War hawk, Patriot Act supporter, and close friend of big finance?<p>As Hillary Clinton loses ground to Bernie Sanders in Iowa, where her lead shrinks by the day, it’s worth noticing that she has never made particular sense as the …

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Public Health

5 Reasons Black Lives Matter Should Also Protest Hillary Clinton's Events

While Bernie Sanders has now been protested twice, there seems to be a willingness to overlook Hillary Clinton's past on the topics of race and gay rights. Black Lives Matter is a noble organization that has brought much needed attention to profound issues; however, recent protests ignore the fact …

The Senate's experiment with cannabis

Hardliners on Judiciary open up to research on medical pot<p>Obamacare. Gay weddings. Now pot?<p>As progressives celebrate a couple of big wins in Washington – the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage – another issue has remained firmly stuck at the national …

Cannabis

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

Clinton plans personal kickoff speech, but Democrats want aggressive agenda

April 2015<p>The Democratic presidential candidate hits the road to make her 2016 pitch.<p>The Democratic presidential candidate hits the road to make her 2016 pitch.<p>Democratic activists have been hungry for their presidential front-runner to articulate a detailed and aggressive path forward on issues …

Middle-class

How Isis crippled al-Qaida

On 5 February, Jordanian officials confirmed that the intellectual godfather of al-Qaida, Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi, had been released from prison. Though he is little known in the west, Maqdisi’s importance in the canon of radical Islamic thought is unrivalled by anyone alive. The 56-year-old …

Middle East

French bartender sentenced after customer drinks 56 shots and dies

A French bartender has received a suspended jail sentence after he was convicted of manslaughter for letting a man down 56 shots during a drinking contest that led to his death.<p>Renaud Prudhomme, 56, broke the in-house shots record last October at Starter, a bar in the central French town of …

Alcohol

Jaguar Partnership Challenges Students To Design Sports Cars For 2030--And Beyond

What the automotive landscape will look like in 2030 is a mystery—but that doesn't mean designers aren't thinking about it.<p>To that end, Jaguar has …

Beau Biden, son of vice president and former Delaware AG, dies at 46

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Joseph "Beau" Biden III, an Iraq War veteran who served as the attorney general of Delaware and was a son of Vice President Joe Biden, died Saturday at age 46, the White House said in a statement.<p>He died after battling brain cancer, according to the vice president's office.<p>"Beau …

Democrats

Fruit sugars 'may worsen food cravings'

<b>Fructose, the sugar found in fruit, may increase cravings for high-calorie foods, according to researchers.</b><p>In a small experiment, reported in the journal PNAS, 24 volunteers consumed a sugary drink sweetened with fructose on one day and glucose on another day.<p>Compared with glucose, the fructose …

Nutrition

Same-sex marriage: US supreme court has few choices but to 'end the debate'

The highest court in the United States on Tuesday will hear arguments in one of the last major undecided civil rights struggles in American history – whether same-sex marriage is a constitutional right – but this particular landmark case for equality may already be open and shut.<p>The US supreme …

Same-sex Marriage

You Can Now Download Tamagotchi On Your Apple Watch

Relive childhood memories with your favorite nagging blob<p>The real reason to buy an Apple Watch has finally come along: You can now download the Tamagotchi app on your techy timepiece.<p>If you’ve never heard of Tamagotchi, first of all, I’m sorry. The digital pets were all the rage in the late '90s …

Apple Watch

‘What will people say?’: Indian Americans balance family with LGBT identity

When Parag Mehta came out to his parents, he had already been through two suicide attempts. At the time, he was in his final semester at the University of Texas and decided he had hidden his sexuality from his family long enough.<p>This was in 1999, well before Mehta became Barack Obama’s first …

LGBTQI

Dow tumbles 300 points as stocks nosedive globally

Investors probably wish the weekend had started early. Stock markets around the world are ugly Friday.<p>The Dow tumbled nearly 280 points. The tech-heavy Nasdaq finished the day down 1.5%. You know it's bad when the best performing sector in the S&P 500 is utilities -- the classic defensive sector …

Stock Markets

Those puppy-dog eyes trigger chemical connection with humans

The long, loving gazes. The ritualized, often high-pitched, expressions of affection. The heroic self-sacrifice one would readily endure for the other.<p>What is it about the bond between human and dog that is not like the relationship between parent and child?<p>Now science offers a new explanation for …

Virtual-Reality Projects Get Hollywood Treatment

Directors like Steven Spielberg are creating content for immersive offerings ahead of consumer headset push<p>LOS ANGELES—Steven Spielberg and Ridley Scott have already sold millions of movie tickets. But can they move headsets?<p>With several virtual-reality companies expected to release consumer …

Virtual Reality