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Anheuser-Busch orders 800 hydrogen-electric trucks from company that just sued Tesla

Budweiser's parent company is going electric — and it's not with the company most synonymous with electric vehicles.<p>Anheuser-Busch, the beverage …

Tesla

THE SECRET INVESTING PSYCHOLOGY OF CHARLIE MUNGER

What if learning how to be a successful investor was more than learning about finance and economics?<p>What if other fields of study played a major role …

That massive Equifax breach could have been easily avoided

Last week, credit reporting firm Equifax admitted that 143 million US consumers’ personal records were exposed in a security breach over a couple of months earlier this year. What it didn’t reveal at the time, was just how callous it had been in protecting that private data.<p>The company learned that …

Albert Einstein Writes the 1949 Essay “Why Socialism?” and Attempts to Find a Solution to the “Grave Evils of Capitalism”

Albert Einstein was a complicated human being, with a wide range of interests. His personality seemed balanced between a certain chilliness when it …

The Scientific Story Of How Each Element Was Made

There are over 100 elements in the periodic table, of which 91 are naturally found on Earth.<p>But at the moment of the Big Bang, none of them existed at all.<p>After the first second, quarks and gluons cooled to form bound states: protons and neutrons.<p>After three minutes, the hot Universe fused those …

Universe

NASA Is Fast-Tracking Plans to Explore a Metal Asteroid Worth $10,000 Quadrillion

Asteroid Could Crash Into Economy<p>NASA is fast-tracking a planned trip to 16 Psyche — an asteroid that almost completely consists of nickel-iron …

Spider-Man, Venom & the Sad, Sad Story of Eddie Brock

Marvel Comics recently announced that Eddie Brock, the original man beneath the evil symbiote, will be returning in this April’s “Venom” #6. With …

A 3D printed, carbon fiber rocket flew for the first time in New Zealand

One of the world’s most promising new rocket companies successfully launched its first rocket to space from New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula on May 25.<p>Though the 17-meter-tall rocket and its test payload didn’t make it to orbit, its flight to space represents an important milestone.<p>“We had a great …

Space Travel

Why People Believe In God And How Atheists Lost Their Religion

This article originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Anders Andersen.<p>In my case: <b>research into my beliefs</b>.<p>Being raised as a Christian, I personally …

Gravitational Waves Could Be The Key to Discovering Extra Dimensions in Our Universe

"Gravitational waves can walk along any dimension."<p>If we want to find extra dimensions lurking within our Universe - something that string theory …

US nukes just got a lot deadlier — and experts say it could cause Russia to attack

(A Trident II, or D-5 missile, is launched from an Ohio-class submarine in this undated file photo.Reuters)<br>A recent report from the Bulletin of …

Nasa scientist floats idea of putting a magnetic shield around Mars to make it habitable

If living on Mars is of the realm of sci-fi fantasy, one Nasa scientist has an idea, which could make it possible in a matter of years.<p>Speaking at …

US nuclear modernization also improved targeting to guarantee destruction of ICBMs in hardened silos

The US has implemented revolutionary new technologies as part of nuclear modernization. These will vastly increase the targeting capability of the US …

Scientists have achieved a 60-year-old dream to engineer life with an alien genetic code

All of life, as we know it, is created from the same four letters: A, T, G, and C. These letters form the basis of DNA, and the way they are laid out in our genetic code is what makes you unique from the trillions of other life forms on Earth.<p>But what if we were to add just two more letters to the …

Genetics

Former President Barack Obama’s Final Speech Before Departing Joint Base Andrews (Full) | NBC News

OBAMA: This was the scariest night of my presidency

(President Barack Obama.Getty Images)<br>President Barack Obama considered minting the coin.<p>On "Pod Save America," a podcast from Crooked Media, the new …

Raytheon Company (RTN) Q4 Earnings: A Beat in the Cards?

Defense prime <b>Raytheon Company</b> RTN is scheduled to release fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results on Jan 26, before the opening bell.<p>In the prior …

Israel deploys 'Star Wars' missile killer system

The Defence Ministry said the U.S.-funded Arrow 3 system, jointly developed by state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries and U.S. firm Boeing Co., was handed over the Israeli Air Force.<p>The Arrow 3, together with the Arrow 2, which has been operational since 2000, would "significantly reduce the …

Here's Why These Top 5 Defense Stocks Are Weapons of Mass Wealth

<i>Editors' pick: Originally published Dec. 30.</i><p>President John F. Kennedy's predecessor President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned the world about the dangers …

President Obama says he could have “mobilized a majority of the American people” and beaten Donald Trump in 2016

The president is not making the president-elect happy with his unwillingness to defer to The Donald<p>President-elect Donald Trump is tweeting his vehement disagreement with President Barack Obama's recent statement that he could have defeated the Republican nominee in 2016.<p>The president-elect is …

The Great A.I. Awakening

<b>Prologue: You Are What You Have Read</b><p>Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the University of Tokyo, was online preparing for a lecture when he began to notice some peculiar posts rolling in on social media. Apparently Google …

Artificial Intelligence

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Explore Opportunity<p>Internet researchers can work as Independent Research Consultants or with individuals or companies to gather, synthesize and …

Project Management

5 Hacker-Friendly Search Engines You Must Use

CNN called Shodan the “scariest search engine on the Internet” in its April 8, 2013 story. Even its name sounds a little intimidating.<p>While that was …

Information Security

AMZN Stock | AMAZON Stock Price Today

Business Insider 3h<p>Amazon's raising the price of Prime could have an impact on its members.<p>In a recent poll of 1,000 Prime members, Atherton Research found that 59% of those surveyed were not planning to renew their membership after it expires, as was first reported by Forbes. ...<p>Quotes for Amazon …

Cloud Computing

'Burial slab' of Jesus found in Jerusalem church

Researchers recently uncovered a stone burial slab that many believe Jesus Christ's body may have been laid on following his death.<p>The original …

Naked Shorts Can’t Stay Naked Forever

A few years into his personal quest to understand how he had lost a million dollars on a penny stock, Chris DiIorio developed a sweeping hypothesis …

Investing

Poland remains in talks with MEADS despite progress with Raytheon

WARSAW, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Poland remains in talks with Lockheed Martin's MEADS joint venture regarding the purchase of an Medium Extended Air …

The US Army is creating a new missile system that can hit targets over 300 miles away

The emerging Long Range Precision Fires, slated to be operational by 2027, is being designed to destroy targets at distances up to 500 kilometers.<p>"The Long Range Precision Fires Missile will attack, neutralize, suppress and destroy targets using missile-delivered indirect precision fires. LRPF …

Air Force Seeks New Nukes -- but Who Will Build Them?

And once we've got that figured out, how will we pay for them?<p>America has long been called the arsenal of democracy -- but lately, that arsenal has …