Andrew Greenlee

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'Welcome to my plastic bottle castle'

"Plastic King" Robert Bezeau has built the world's first plastic bottle castle.<p>The Canadian's four-storey fortress on Panama's Bocas del Toro island shows how plastic waste could be made into low-cost sustainable housing. He's also building an eco-village using the same method.<p>Robert was the first …

Panama

How China Is Buying Its Way Into Europe

By Andre TartarAndre Tartar, Mira RojanasakulMira Rojanasakul and Jeremy Scott DiamondJeremy Scott Diamond<p>Published: April 23, 2018<p>For more than a …

China

Former 911 Operator Who Cut Short Thousands Of Calls Is Sentenced To 10 Days

An unconscious woman, a robbery in progress, cars racing on the interstate: All of these incidents led people to call Houston's 911 system — but not for long. These were among thousands of calls that were cut short by an operator who Harris County prosecutors said simply hung up on the callers.<p>That …

Crime

The Genetic Structure and History of Africans and African Americans

Abstract<p>Africa is the source of all modern humans, but characterization of genetic variation and of relationships among populations across the …

Anthropology

It Was A Company With A Lot Of Promise. Then A Chinese Customer Stole Its Technology

Massachusetts-based American Superconductor seemed to be riding high in early 2011, reaping strong sales and even praise from the White House for successfully cracking the Asian import markets.<p>Then, one day that April, employees were called to a meeting where they heard some very disturbing …

Intellectual Property

Leap Motion shows crazy-looking $100 North Star AR headset with hand tracking

Best known for its standalone hand-tracking accessory, Leap Motion announced today that it’s bringing gesture controls into an inexpensive augmented reality headset, hoping to kickstart widespread interest in AR. The company claims that the headset will cost less than $100 to produce at scale, …

Augmented Reality

How publishers use their audiences to develop products

To develop fail-safe products, commerce-focused publishers are increasingly tapping their audiences during the development phase.<p>In March, Clique …

Advertising Industry

#PhysRev125 1987 - Superconductivity is achieved at record-high temperatures

1893<p><i>The Physical Review</i> begins publication at Cornell University’s Franklin Hall in Ithaca, New York<p>1899<p>The American Physical Society is …

Physics

Physicists Just Discovered an Entirely New Type of Superconductivity

"No one thought this was possible in solid materials."<p>One of the ultimate goals of modern physics is to unlock the power of superconductivity, where …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists Discover Biophotons In The Brain That Could Hint Our Consciousness is Directly Linked to Light!

Scientists found that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons of light, or “Biophotons”!<p>The photons, strangely enough, appear …

Consciousness

The Business Of Being Cardi B

<i>The Cardi B effect:</i><p><i>A branding power rooted in specific authenticity, created and permeated by rapper Cardi B. Behaviors associated with the Cardi B Effect include blunt honesty, rapping, laughing, mild to moderate twerking, tongue-curling, teeth-kissing, chart-topping and regular degular Bronx girl</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

MIT's AlterEgo headset can read words you say in your head

When you think a sentence in your head, your brain sends signals to your mouth and jaw. MIT Media Lab's headset reads those signals with 92 percent accuracy.<p>I don't want to alarm you, but robots can now read your mind. Kind of.<p>AlterEgo is a new headset developed by MIT Media Lab. You strap it to …

MIT Media Lab

Exxon Mobil Vs. Chevron: Big Oil Stock Showdown

Exxon Mobil has dramatically underperformed Chevron, mostly due to its inability to grow its production for a whole decade.<p>However, Exxon Mobil …

Investing

Shaq does one thing that sets him apart from other athlete endorsers

If you watch sports on television, there is almost no avoiding Shaquille O’Neal. He’s an NBA talking head on TNT, but separately, he also pops up in …

CEOs

China offers to buy more U.S. semiconductors as it mulls stabbing Qualcomm in the back

In the deepening trade negotiations between China and the U.S., the bargaining chips are quite literally chips.<p>According to multiplereports, China …

China

Econimica

The fourth quarter of 2008 vs. the first quarter of 2018. The two quarters in which the US undertook the greatest increases in federal debt but …

Detroit actress plays pioneering female rapper Roxanne Shante in new Netflix movie 'Roxanne Roxanne'

Seeing herself on the big screen at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival premiere of "Roxanne Roxanne" was a lot for Chanté Adams to process.<p>"We walked …

Jared Kushner's company filed fake rent-control paperwork about its properties in order to turn a massive profit

NEW YORK (AP) — When the Kushner Cos. bought three apartment buildings in a gentrifying neighborhood of Queens in 2015, most of the tenants were protected by special rules that prevent developers from pushing them out, raising rents and turning a tidy profit.<p>But that's exactly what the company then …

Real Estate

Opinion: This popular Dow stock looks ready to join GE on the discard pile

General Electric’s share-price collapse is a reminder that investing in a company based solely on past reputation and dividend yield is dangerous.<p>GE …

Investing

Top 5 Monthly Dividend Stocks for 2018 | Investopedia

Most dividend-paying stocks do so on a quarterly basis, but you can find equities that will pay you each month. If you reinvest dividends, you can …

These are the leading credit card processing companies (JPM, BAC, C, WFC, VNTV, TSS, BCS, FDC, WPG)

BI Intelligence<p>Credit card processors are mostly responsible for data transmission and security when you use your card at a store or online to make a …

FinTech

Morgan Stanley's Guide On How To Play The Optical Space

The optical space boasts multiple demand drivers from facial recognition, telecom companies looking to expand bandwidth, and the industrial/semicap …

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Nutrition

Pretenders And Ghosts: Stealth Promotion Network Exploits Financial Sites To Tout Stocks

A small army of writers, both real and imaginary, has produced nearly 600 bullish articles about companies backed by financier Barry C. Honig.<p>The …

Cable And Mobile Telecom Mergers: The Technology That Could Force It Now

Mobile primed to dominate and explode - consumers win big.<p>eSIM technology will likely force cable operators to the negotiating table for merger or …

Opinion: Why annuities are a bad idea for almost everyone

“Don’t lose money in the Wall Street casino!” the radio announcer blared.<p>“It could take a lifetime to make up your losses in the stock market.”<p>Unless …

Retirement

Killmonger is the real hero for those who refuse to assimilate into an elitist Blackness that leaves many behind

Spoilers:<p>For many, Killmonger represents the distinction between black excellence and black elitism by calling attention to the systematic oppression …

fiber optic consultants

February, 2018<p>After bringing in an executive, who promotes to companies he will “lead a transformational charge to growth, profitability and …

Benjamin Franklin’s essay about Native Americans

April 30, 2006 | By grumpypilgrim | 3 Replies More<p>Erich’s post about George Washington and not prejudging the opposition reminded me of a superb …

Record Box Office In 2018 Will Drive Returns For Movie Theater Stocks

I’m calling it. This year will be a record year at the box office, and that means movie theater stocks are way underpriced, creating a great buying opportunity.<p>Domestic movie theater stocks ended 2017 down as much as 55% due to record low attendance and declining box office, a continuation of a …

Box Office