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Meet Greenrail, The Startup That Will Make Train Travel Even More Sustainable

There’s a lot of talk about sustainable mobility nowadays, often in relation to a more environmentally friendly use of cars, or to its reduction in favor of other means of transportation. Trains, for instance. As conventional wisdom has it, travelling by train is a “green” option. Not everyone …

10 Of The Most Incredible Things Science Is Doing With Sound

When we think of the future of technology, we often overlook a field that is making incredible advances—acoustics. Sound is proving to be one of the …

West Coast Ports Could Shut Down in Days, Cripple Asia Trade

Traffic at nearly 30 West Coast ports is on the verge of "complete gridlock" and shipping officials have threatened to stop paying dockworkers if a contract deal is not reached soon.<p>Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, Pacific Maritime Association CEO James McKenna said West Coast seaports, …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> Rescuers in Taiwan are still searching for 12 missing people after a plane crashed Wednesday shortly after take-off from Songshan airport in Taipei.<p><b>2.</b> Greece may run out of cash by March as the new radical government refuses to accept more bailout loans.<p><b>3.</b> The European Central Bank said it would …

Can love be blind? 'Paper bag' dating experiment puts attraction to the test

There are blind dates, and then there are paper bag dates.<p>To test the theory that it's possible to form a love connection with someone without seeing his or her face, a U.K.-based dating app held an unusual speed-dating event last week in which prospective daters wore paper bags over their …

Microsoft Press Conference (Full) - E3 2014

American Group Set to Buy the Nurburgring

American investor group HIG Capital has reportedly beat out Formula 1 head honcho Bernie Ecclestone and is set to buy Germany’s legendary Nürburgring race track. If the deal goes through, the track’s future, which has been in up in the air since the ‘Ring’s financial troubles began two years ago, …

The death of Windows XP will impact 95 percent of the world’s ATMs

Microsoft’s 12-year-old Windows XP operating system powers 95 percent of the world’s automated teller machines, according to NCR, the largest ATM supplier in the US. While the idea of Windows powering ATMs may surprise consumers, XP runs in the background powering the software that bank customers …

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Exclusive NBA2K14 Game Breakdown: Offensive Sets

15 charts that will restore your faith in the American economy

As the US takes a break Thursday to celebrate Independence Day, here is some fodder for Americans in search of reasons to be patriotic: a few charts showing how remarkably resilient the US has been lately.<p>It’s worth noting that the US economy isn’t all gumballs and puppy dogs. Unemployment remains …

Economics