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This Is A $200K Jet Pack That You Can Buy In Two Years

A few things come to mind at the mention of a jet pack.<p>The Jetsons come first, and then this hilarious video, in which Fox 5 News embarrasses itself with a water-propelled jet pack. But what if I told you that we’re about a year away from the first legitimately available jet pack for sale?<p>It’s …

SpaceX Unveils Its New Dragon Spacecraft

On Thursday evening, Elon Musk and the management team at SpaceX unveiled their new spacecraft – the Dragon version 2. Based around the same Dragon design that has already made four trips to the I.S.S., this version of the spacecraft is capable of holding seven crewmembers and features a number of …

Cannabis a Potential Treatment for Autoimmune Diseases, Study Finds

Cannabis has the potential to be used as a treatment for autoimmune diseases including lupus, colitis, multiple sclerosis and arthritis, scientists …

Everyone is cutting their carbon emissions—except India

The 30% cut in US carbon emissions proposed today by the Obama administration only directly affects companies operating in the US, but the policy is aimed as much—possibly more—at the rest of the world as at Americans. The developing world will be responsible for almost all growth in greenhouse …

Fossil Fuels
City Politics

Will Google’s driverless cars fuel ‘robot rage’?

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — When visitors to the 1939 World’s Fair in New York went to the now-famous General Motors Corp. Futurama exhibit, they …

Driverless Cars

What investors must know about new accounting rules

A huge new set of rules on revenue recognition from the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board, …

Investing
Cryptocurrency

Stock futures fall ahead of auto sales, orders data

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — U.S. stock futures sagged Tuesday before investors received an update on orders for goods to U.S. factories and confirmation …

Stock Markets

Before the bell: Stock futures lower, bond yields rise

<i>The Before the Bell report is constantly updated to reflect the latest news developments and market moves in the premarket. Check back later for updates.</i><p>U.S. and Canadian stock futures are lower this morning amid mixed action overseas, as traders await a key decision from the European Central Bank …

John Oliver's Net neutrality response swamps FCC

The agency's comment system, accepting public input on proposed Net neutrality rules, buckles after the comedian tells Internet trolls to pile on.<p>When the Federal Communications Commission released its proposed Net Neutrality regulations, Chairman Tom Wheeler said the founding fathers were likely …

Net Neutrality