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David Einhorn just shared his 'best idea' at the Robin Hood Conference

Einhorn shared Consol Energy as his "best idea" at the annual Robin Hood Investors Conference in New York. The event is closed to the media.<p>Einhorn has been a Consol shareholder for over a year. He has been demolished on the trade, but he is not giving up.<p>The stock was up more than 8.7% in the …

3 Undervalued Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Today

Looking inside your favorite gadget could make for solid investments.<p>Many investors know about the latest smartphone, laptop, or tablet computer, and …

Three top stock picks from Stephenson & Co.’s John Stephenson

<i>John Stephenson is president & CEO of Stephenson & Company. His focus is North American equities.</i><p><b>Top Picks:</b><p><b>Bank of America (BAC.N)</b><p><i>Last purchased on September 29, 2015 at $15.32</i><p>Significant leverage to the U.S. economy<br>• Inexpensive<br>• Capital return<p><b>MetLife (MET.N)</b><p><i>Last purchased on October 2, 2015 at …

ISIS dividend: Defense stocks soar after Paris attacks

While travel and tourism-related stocks have suffered since last Friday’s terror attacks in Paris, investors keep pouring their money into weapons. …

'Shark Tank' Recap: The Gadgets That Sparked a Feeding Frenzy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It was a night of inventors on last week's Episode 8 of this season’s <i>Shark Tank</i>, featuring a line-up of new products that were truly innovative -- and, in some cases, truly weird.<p>By the end of the show, three of the four entrepreneurs …

NASA's Getting $200,000 a Year to Turn Human Waste Into Food

In that new Matt Damon movie, an astronaut stranded on a Mars-bound spacecraft survives by growing his own food in space. NASA already figured out …

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: curiosity about science is 'an ember that must be fanned'

Dr Neil DeGrasse Tyson, an astrophysicist and director of New York’s Hayden planetarium, researches some of the most complex areas of the cosmos. Star formation, dwarf galaxies, and the structure of the Milky Way are just some of the areas of his work.<p>That he can talk about these dense topics on …

Time Travel

North Korea shows captive Canadian pastor confessing before congregation | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea released video footage on Monday of a Canadian pastor confessing before a Pyongyang church congregation that he had committed crimes against the state.<p>Hyeon Soo Lim speaks during a news conference at the People's Palace of Culture in Pyongyang, in this undated photo …

Hitchhiking robot that relied on human kindness found decapitated

A hitchhiking robot that relied on the kindness of strangers to travel the world has been found with its head and arms ripped off, just two weeks …

Queen off-roads to get past slowcoach family like a total badass

LONDON –– First we had that video of the Queen's Guard scaring an over-familiar tourist, then Prince Philip swore at that photographer – now it's her …

Prince Philip

Mean Machines: U.S. and Japan Prep for Giant Robot Showdown

If watching giant robots fight to the death sounds like your idea of a good time, then you're in luck. Two huge, Transformer-type bots — one from Japan, the other from the United States — could soon be facing off in the ultimate futuristic duel.<p>Last week, the geeks over at MegaBots — a Boston-based …

Robotics

5 good reasons to think Jesus never existed

A growing number of scholars are openly questioning or actively arguing against Jesus’ historicity<p>Most antiquities scholars think that the New Testament gospels are “mythologized history.” In other words, they think that around the start of the first century a controversial Jewish rabbi named …

The $325,000 Lab-Grown Hamburger Now Costs Less Than $12

A real burger made without the cruelty and pollution is now within reach.<p>The artificial burger that you–or your science-fiction-loving friends–have been waiting for is real. And now it’s cheap, too.<p>It wasn’t long ago that test-tube hamburgers–meat made from small pieces of lab-grown animal muscle …

Behold, The Cyber Ant [Video]

Colonizing the factory floors of the future<p>In a lab in Germany lives a strange breed of ant. These ants have ceramic limbs and 3D-printed bodies. They gain sustenance by charging their batteries through metal antennae against electric rails. Where eyes should be there are two parts of a stereo …

Are Humans Really Headed To Mars Anytime Soon?

With recent news headlines proclaiming that dozens of people have been selected as finalists for a Martian astronaut corps, it might seem like a trip to this alien world might finally be close at hand.<p>But let's have a little reality check. What are the chances that we really will see people on the …

Space Science

Finally! A Flying Car Could Go On Sale As Soon As 2017

It’s the future promised to us by the Jetsons, “Back To The Future” and even as far back as Jules Verne: Finally after decades of dreaming and waiting, a company has plans to make a flying car commercially available to the public within 24 months.<p>Last year, Slovakian company AeroMobil unveiled its …

Flying Car

Flexible cloth harnesses human motion to generate electricity

We've already heard about how thermoelectric or piezoelectric clothing could be used to generate electricity for our mobile devices. Now, an …

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Stephen Hawking Warns That Aggression Could 'Destroy Us All'

Forget doomsday asteroids, global plagues and super volcanoes. British theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking says we're facing a much more immediate threat -- and it's our own behavior.<p>“The human failing I would most like to correct is aggression,” Hawking told contest winner Adaeze …

How ESPN Is Shooting the X Games with Drones

For the Winter X Games, the FAA gave ESPN permission to fly camera-rigged drones around Aspen<p>Imagine, you're flying through the downhill course, and something starts buzzing behind you. Drones will be doing just that, following competitors at the 2015 Winter X-Games in Colorado. ESPN received …

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Unexpected Foods That Kill Your Sex Drive

Frisky friends, it turns out that your diet doesn’t just affect your waistline. What you eat has below-the-belt consequences too. And while most of …

E-cigarettes can produce more formaldehyde than regular cigarettes, study says

A preliminary study in the New England Journal of Medicine raises a new worry about electronic cigarettes – exposure to formaldehyde.<p>Under certain conditions, taking 10 puffs from an e-cigarette would expose a user to about 2.5 times as much formaldehyde as he or she would get from smoking a single …

Starter kit for giant mech suit lands on Amazon Japan

If you've ever wanted your very own mech suit, you may now be able to snap one up for just 120 million yen -- if you live in the Kanto region of Japan. Oh, and there are other caveats too.<p>Don't deny it: We have all, at some point, dreamed of climbing into a giant robotic suit and stomping around …

Obama to push for cheaper, speedier broadband in the US

President Obama today outlined an upcoming executive action to increase US broadband speeds and reduce its cost, something he intends to announce at a speech tomorrow in Cedar Falls, Iowa, and again in his sixth State of the Union address next week.<p>In order to do that, The White House today said …

China has just banned the burqa in its biggest Muslim city

Chinese authorities have banned women in Urumqi, the capital city of Xinjiang—an autonomous western region where Muslims account for almost half of the population—from wearing burqas in public, according to a brief article on a government-run website, Tianshan News. Local legislators for Urumqi …

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The 10 games we can't wait to play in 2015

This year was a pretty great one for new game releases. But being a site about the future, we can't help but look ahead — and it seems like 2015 might be even better. Next year will see new entries in some of the biggest franchises around, from <i>The Legend of Zelda</i> to <i>Halo</i>, while brand new names like</i> …

NES30 Bluetooth Controller Offers Retro Precision Gaming

Tablet gamers looking for a new Bluetooth controller to add a little extra precision to their gaming with the help of physical buttons rather than …