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Elon Musk’s Boring Company gets preliminary permit for NYC-D.C. Hyperloop

A 29-minute trip from D.C. to New York may seem too good to be true. And it very well may be. But that isn’t stopping Elon Musk from pushing forward with plans to build a Hyperloop along the eastern corridor.<p>And while it’s a very small, very vague step forward, Musk’s Boring Company has received a …

Elon Musk

Neil Young: “The Record Labels Killed Pono”

Neil Young has discussed his ventures into high-quality audio and streaming in a new interview with the <i>Chicago Tribune</i>. Most recently, Young opened a massive online archive featuring his entire discography in high-quality streaming. But before that project, there was, of course, his …

Streaming

Why You Shoot What You Shoot

We’ve all been cornered by a fellow golfer who decides to launch into a shot-by-shot postmortem of his last round, as if you’re dying to know just what goes into a 93. “I hit the fairway on 1, missed the green right, bad lie over there, caught it a touch thin, should’ve grabbed my lob. On No. 2 . . …

Golf

100 Documentaries Every Guy Must See

Documentaries are created to open the viewers’ eyes to certain issues, most of the time controversial. Sometimes, they are filmed to preserve …

Tesla Model 3 Early Impressions – it’s as good as we hoped it would be

Tesla has finally started shipping Model 3 in significant numbers, and as a Roadster owner, an early reservation holder and a California resident, I’ve been lucky enough to get one of the first batches of cars sent to non-employees, and have been spending the last two days driving it, giving test …

Insurance companies are now offering discounts if you let your Tesla drive itself

The Autopilot Advantage<p>While accidents have happened, one of the most appealing things about autonomous vehicles is their capacity to make our roads …

Amazon releases its Best Books of 2017 list with great gift ideas, curated guides, more

As it does each year, Amazon has officially unveiled its <i>Best Books of 2017</i> list. This is a great way to come up with stocking stuffer and gift ideas for the bookworm in your life. Or, simply some entertainment for your holiday downtime this year. You’ll find Amazon’s top-picks below.<p>Along with the …

Books

Tesla just destroyed the world’s fastest supercars in an epic drag race | Trusted Reviews

<b>Drag racers have pitted the Tesla Model S P100D against some of the speediest cars money can buy, and the outcome surprised us all.</b><p>Tesla has earned a …

Tesla

Tesla Just Quietly Solved The Biggest Problem To Electric Car Adoption

Tesla just announced that it’s expanding its Supercharger network of fast-charging stations to dense urban areas, starting with Boston and Chicago. …

Tesla strikes another deal that shows it's about to turn the car insurance world upside down

Tesla struck a deal with Liberty Mutual to create a customized insurance package — and the move shows how the electric automaker is intent on disrupting the insurance industry.<p>The new plan is called InsureMyTesla and was designed specifically for Tesla vehicles. Its benefits include replacing …

Tesla

The music industry uses your social data to predict it’s next big artists

Fifteen years ago, Steve Jobs introduced the iPod. Since then, most music fans have understood this has radically changed how they listen to music.<p>Less understood are the ways that raw information – accumulated via downloads, apps and online searches – is influencing not only what songs are …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

The Brain

Writers recommend great books you've (probably) never heard of

A new book app is challenging the notion that reading “well” necessarily means falling back on the same old classics, from Trollope to Tolstoy. Each week, Alexi, a “digital book club”, turns to writers for inspiration, asking them to rout out hidden gems which are then offered to members to read on …

Books

Epic Books You Should Read if You Like 'American Gods'

From angsty red monsters to a literally dead God whose corpse must be disposed of, these seven Gaimanesque novels give ancient myths and religions a modern twist.<p>In Starz's new TV show <i>American Gods</i>, the deities and demons of ancient mythology must battle the new gods of technology and money. The …

Books

Humble Book Bundle: Super Nebula Author Showcase presented by SFWA

$224 worth of digital comics Pay what you want DRM-free Multi-format Support charity Bundles sold<p>$297 worth of digital books Pay what you want …

The favorite books of 10 millionaires and billionaires

From entrepreneurs and media tycoons, to international superstars and the president himself, here are 10 books that should be required reading for anyone looking to improve their lives.

Books

Westinghouse Bankruptcy Shakes The Nuclear World

On Wednesday, Westinghouse Electric Company filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in New York to restructure itself as a result of costly problems at the AP1000 power plants it’s building in Georgia and South Carolina.<p>Westinghouse has obtained $800 million in debtor-in-possession financing from a …

Energy

Free App 'Reverb' Brings Amazon's Alexa to Mac Desktops, iPhones, and iPads

Developers at U.S. digital consultancy Rain have created a little-known app called Reverb that allows users to access Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant from their Mac desktop or iOS device.<p>Launching the free Mac app prompts users to sign in to their Amazon account, after which a window opens showing …

Smart Homes

See Dave Grohl React to Hearing His First Solo Demo From 1990

'Sonic Highways' outtake from Seattle's Laundry Room Studio digs up Grohl's first solo recording, "Gods Look Down"<p>Dave Grohl reacts to hearing his …

Dave Grohl

Singer-Songwriters: The 100 Greatest Songs

In a time long ago – well sometime before the early 1960s – songwriters wrote songs and singers sang them: it was less often that people did both. Of …

The Tesla Model S Race Car Is A Crazy-Fast Modified Street Car

You probably think the Tesla Model S P100D is quite a fast car, and that’s for a good reason: it is quite a fast car. It accelerates faster than …

The Carpenters Sue Universal Music Group for $2 Million

Lawsuit claims breach of contract concerning digital royalties<p>Richard Carpenter has filed a $2 million lawsuit against Universal Music Group and A&M …

Music Industry

This $15 Apple Watch stand is clearly the best you can buy, end of discussion

It's called the W3 Stand from mobile accessories company, Elago.<p>Even if you don't own an Apple Watch, this would be a great gift for someone you know who has one. Hell, I'm getting one for my mother right now.<p>Check it out:

Smartwatches

Student Victims Seek to Become Creditors in ITT Bankruptcy

It seems only right that victims of predatory for-profit education companies should have their student loans forgiven. After all, in addition to being left with mountains of debt, former students have worthless degrees from schools that no longer exist, such as those once operated by the defunct …

College & University

The 27 most important finance books ever written

With that in mind, we've highlighted 27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>Many of these books show up time and again in lists of books recommended by the pros themselves.<p>Topics covered include everything from the most important principles of investing to inside stories of the worst …

Investing

Sears seeks to stem bleeding: closes more stores, sells Craftsman brand

Department-store chain Sears Holdings is seeking to stem its bleeding by closing another 150 stores, including 108 Kmart locations, and selling its Craftsman brand to raise cash.<p>The ailing retailer said Thursday that it had reached a deal to sell the tools brand to Stanley Black & Decker for a net …

Sears Holdings

Real-time blood alcohol monitoring is coming to your wrist at CES 2017

BACtrack Skyn is the world's first wearable alcohol monitor for real-time data tracking, including a model made as a strap for Apple Watch.<p>Wearables have been counting our steps and tracking our heart rates, but finally, here comes a wrist strap to constantly track your blood alcohol level.<p>From …

Jason Schreier's Top 10 Games Of 2016

This Goldman Sachs flowchart tells you everything you need to know about how Brexit should play out

With the year coming to an end, everyone is starting to think about 2017 might hold for the world.<p>Two of the biggest story lines of 2016 — Brexit and President Trump — will continue in the new year and Goldman Sachs has produced a comprehensive yet concise flowchart showing how the Brexit process …

Goldman Sachs

Trump picks hard-line attorney as Israel envoy, angering Jewish left

President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate David Friedman, an Orthodox Jewish lawyer with highly conservative views on Israel, as the next U.S. ambassador to the tiny Jewish-majority state.<p>Friedman helped advise Trump during the campaign and has assisted him in bankruptcy proceedings in the …

Israel