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White House initiative pushes for more tiny satellites

Miniature satellites are increasingly a big deal, and for good reasons: they're not only less expensive and easier to deploy than the giant satellites of old, but can cover wider areas. And the White House wants to give them a helping hand. It's launching an initiative that will foster small …

US scientists find new way to convert CO2 to green fuel

US scientists say they have stumbled upon an economically practical and highly efficient way of converting a greenhouse gas largely blamed for global warming into an environmentally friendly fuel - a development that could boost the renewable energy industry.<p>Researchers from the Oak Ridge National …

Ethanol

The Latest: Section of I-95 closes in South Carolina

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Matthew (all times local):<p>11:40 p.m.<p>Heavy rains and winds have caused crews to close a section of Interstate 95 in southern South Carolina.<p>The state Department of Transportation said on Twitter that the highway was closed in Jasper County between …

Rainfall

Confessions of a former neo-Confederate

Who believes slavery wasn’t really that bad? I did.<p>It’s a strange sight: an enormous concrete obelisk, looking a whole lot like the Washington Monument, rising above the treetops about 10 miles east of Hopkinsville, Kentucky. It’s the Jefferson Davis Monument, the second-tallest obelisk in the …

Hospitals Adapt ERs To Meet Patient Demand For Routine Care

When it's time for medical care, where do you go? The doctor's office? An urgent care clinic? Or the nearest hospital?<p>As many as 1 in 3 Americans sought care in an ER in the past two years, according to a recent poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T. H. Chan School of …

Health Care

The Real Point Break: Where The World’s Largest Gas Turbines Prove Their Mettle

In parts of the world like the US and Brazil where electric current oscillates at 60 Hz, there’s no larger and more efficient gas turbine than a …

NASA tested a 3D-printed rocket engine, and it worked

NASA has been developing the technology to 3D-print an entire rocket engine, and it recently tested a collection of the parts it has already made. The successful rocket firing is a fiery proof of the future of this technology.<p>When you think of 3D printing, you may think of the kind of small, …

3D Printing
Climate

In op-ed, Jorge Ramos says it was his journalistic duty to confront Donald Trump | Fox News

Univision anchor Jorge Ramos took to the station's website to defend his headline-grabbing confrontation with presidential candidate Donald Trump at a press conference this week.<p>The essay comes a few days after Trump dismissed Ramos from his press conference after the anchor shouted questions out …

Donald Trump

50 Companies That May Be the Next Start-Up Unicorns

It used to be a rare thing when start-ups were valued at $1 billion or more by their investors. Now it’s become so common that there are at least 131 start-ups boasting such valuations and a term — “unicorns” — to refer to the companies.<p>So which start-ups are next to reach the unicorn level? CB …

America's war on drugs is empowering Mexico's drug cartels

<b>(CNN) —</b> I've been writing about the war on drugs for 15 years.<p>That's a sad statement, if you think about it.<p>Particularly given that 15 years is less than half the life of this particular war, which, at 44, has gone on longer than the Civil War, World War II, Vietnam and Afghanistan combined.<p>The war …

Cannabis

What’s the prime of your life?

Is ageing an inevitable decline – or are there unexpected perks to getting older? David Robson reports.<p>Do you ever worry that the prime of your life has already passed you by – and it didn’t even have the courtesy to let you know as it flew overhead?<p>They say that life begins at 40, or that 60 is …

Triathlons

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

Creative Writing

New report: Cholesterol in food not a concern

<b>(CNN) —</b> For more than a week, speculation has been running rampant. Here's how it all started.<p>On February 10, The Washington Post published a headline that got a good amount of attention: "The U.S. government is poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol."<p>Every five years, the …

Nutrition

Get Ready for $10 Oil

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

Flu Epidemic Sends Elderly to Hospitals

Breaking News Emails<p>Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.<p>SUBSCRIBE<p>This year’s flu epidemic is sending thousands of elderly people into hospitals and has killed at least 26 children, federal health officials said Friday.<p>They …

Public Health

CDC Declares National Flu Epidemic

Normally, a break from the classroom or workplace helps curb the spread of disease, but the exact opposite is happening this year. The CDC declared …

Disease

2015 will be the year of SpaceX’s reusable rocket

A mission to supply the International Space Station next week could change space-flight as we know it—by successfully returning a used rocket booster to Earth.<p>SpaceX’s Jan. 6 launch will send a remotely piloted space capsule to the ISS with food, experiments, and two tiny, Earth-observing …

Space Travel

Redesigning Santa's Sleigh For Aerodynamic Efficiency

Kris Kringle’s ride is dragging him down<p>The legend of Santa Claus isn’t complete without mentioning the “jolly old elf’s” magical means of transportation. Santa’s sleigh, pulled through the air by his high-flying reindeer, is an icon of Christmas folklore and a symbol of St. Nick’s awesome power. …

The Brilliant Marketing Move You Should Steal From Bill Murray

Consider this a graduate course in personal branding.<p>Everyone has his or her own definition of what makes a business a success.<p>For some, it is creating jobs for people.<p>For others, it is introducing the world to a great new product or service.<p>For me, it is being able to market and brand like Bill …

Marketing

Nocookies

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The Key Factors That Affect Jet Lag

It would be great if there was some catch-all but perhaps the best way to beating jet lag is to know all the different elements that affect it.<p>If you truly wanted to be the master of jet lag, you'd also have to be the master of light, diet, level of activity and caffeine intake. Some of these …

How to Book Two Trips for the Price of One

<i>digital cat / Flickr</i><p>One of the best arguments for using miles instead of cash to book your flights is that the routing rules are so much more flexible for award travel. Many loyalty programs allow you to add connections, stopovers and open jaws to your itinerary -- meaning you can combine multiple …

How Rebounds Work

New cameras are teaching us more about where missed shots land than ever before<p>Early in the fourth quarter of an April game against Orlando, …

Robin Lopez

British Airways' Intensive Plane Crash Training Safety Course

They raced down the slide, one by one, like children on a playground. At the bottom, smartphone photos were snapped and high fives exchanged.<p>The …

A Snapshot of New York’s Distributed Energy Landscape

New York is in the midst of transforming its energy regulations to afford distributed energy resources (DERs) a much larger role in the state’s …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Books

How To Sweet-Talk Your Airline Rep Into Almost Anything

Nothing beats the rush of scoring a flight upgrade... or of simply getting the service you want, for that matter.<p>Airline reps have a tough job but with the right language, you can snag that coveted first-class seat, early boarding time, or just a friendly agent on the phone (which can be hard …

The state of oil in Mexico

Africa, which has succeeded in joining certain global value chains, remains, nevertheless, a...<p>By 2030, some 19m people per day—or 7bn per year—will …

Best Credit Cards for Travelers

Travel credit cards that offer rewards are everywhere. You can't escape the fliers, emails, and commercials touting "exclusive perks," and with so many options, finding a credit card that is right for you can be overwhelming. Here are four questions you should ask yourself that will help you choose …