British Aid Worker Alan Henning Beheaded By ISIL ISIL released a video showing the death of British aid worker Alan Henning after promising retribution to President Obama for airstrikes against the terrorist organization.
Oct 3 2014, 5:44pm CDT
Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars The idea of powering your car with a flywheel conjures up amateurish images of rubber bands, or big, clunky contraptions attached to ponderous nineteenth century steam-powered wagons. But modern flywheels are all about...
Jan 24 2014, 8:36am CST
Newcastle Brown Ale Mocking Super Bowl Ad is Hilarious As you know no other beer brand than Anheuser-Busch InBev owned ones are allowed to advertise at the Super Bowl. Other beer brands only are left with trying to tie themselves to the Super Bowl in other ways. Newcastle Brown Ale just released a very funny campaign titled: If We Made It.
Jan 24 2014, 4:14am CST
China video sites confident public will pay China's video industry confident it can beat piracy, persuade public to pay for online content
BEIJING (AP) — When media studies student Liu Zhiqi settles down to watch a movie or TV drama at the home of...
Jan 14 2014, 1:16am CST
Small Firms Are Making Big Bucks In The Analog Economy Imagine if Tim Cook fired up the production lines and started churning out the Apple II instead of the latest Macbook Pro. The world would think he had gone barking mad. After all, what company in its right mind would...
Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST
Miss Venezuela Murder Outrages Venezuela Robbers kill former Miss Venezuela, Monica Spear along with her husband on highway in Venezuela. The brutal way they were killed by thieves led to outrage across the nation.
Jan 10 2014, 5:10am CST
Innovation In Legacy Media Companies -- Not! I had dinner this week with a dear friend who is a Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist. One of the dinner guests is the former head of one of the nation’s leading newspaper’s digital division. When the guest asked me what...
Jan 8 2014, 5:11pm CST
Former Miss Venezuela Killed Venezuela is the murder capital of the world. The crime rate is so high that it defies logic. In the latest attack on innocent civilians, robbers killed former Miss Venezuela, Monica Spear along with her husband in cold blood. They are survived by a four year old daughter.
Jan 8 2014, 2:08am CST
Game of Thrones Capital will Exist A British town by the name of Kings Langley is going to change its title for a week in February to honor the release of the third season DVD of HBO's hit series, Game of Thrones. Kings Langley will be called Kings Landing which is the royal capital of the Game of Thrones fantasy states of Westeros.
Jan 7 2014, 9:11am CST
NAFTA And The Future Of Canada, Mexico And The United States By Marc Lanthemann
The 20th anniversary of NAFTA’s implementation on Jan. 1 has revived some of the perennial arguments that have surrounded the bloc since its inception. The general consensus has been that the trade...
Jan 7 2014, 9:06am CST
Game of Thrones Honored A British town by the name of Kings Langley is going to change its title for a week in February to honor the release of the third season DVD of HBO's hit series, Game of Thrones. Kings Langley will be called Kings Landing which is the royal capital of the Game of Thrones fantasy states of Westeros.
Jan 7 2014, 6:11am CST
Syrian Refugee Tech Startup Finds Sanctuary In London Business was starting to go well for the tech start-up Rootal in 2011, until a car bomb went off just blocks from its Damascus headquarters. Now, more than two years after its founder ended up on the Syrian government’s...
Jan 3 2014, 9:56am CST
Cambridge's Head of Cryptography: I Would Abolish MI5 Privacy campaigner and Cambridge University’s Head of Cryptography Professor Ross J Anderson has suggested one way to begin stamping out the British state’s unaccountable involvement in the NSA spying scandal: end the...
Jan 3 2014, 9:36am CST
How Big Should Your Network Be? There is a debate happening between software developers and scientists: How large can and should our networks be in this evolving world of social media? The answer to this question has dramatic implications for how we...
Jan 2 2014, 10:01am CST
Evolution Basics For People Who Hate It There are many online resources for the study of evolution, but not many written from the perspective of a scientist who ‘feels the pain’ of people who want to reject it.
That was part of the inspiration for Evolution...
Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST
Lessons From the CEO Of The First Ever MOOC There has been much press for the massive open online courses or MOOCs, including in my series of interviews to date with Sebastian Thrun and Daphne Koller, CEOs of Udacity and Coursera respectively. If one is new to...
Dec 31 2013, 10:56am CST
Doug Richard Of Dragon's Den On Hong Kong's Startup Scene Doug Richard rose to fame as an investor or “dragon” on the hit BBC TV program Dragon’s Den, the British equivalent of Shark Tank in the US. He remains the only Dragon to have gone an entire series without making a...
Dec 31 2013, 8:56am CST
The Best Disruptive Writings Of 2013 -- Health Care Edition Clayton Christensen famously coined the term “disruptive innovation” to describe “simple business applications that relentlessly move up market, eventually displacing established competitors.” Disruption is not just...
Dec 30 2013, 4:31pm CST
10 Things To Look Forward To In Fashion In 2014 What will the New Year bring to the world of fashion? Here are 10 things worth keeping our eyes out for.
1. Cate Blanchett’s red carpet gowns as she makes the awards ceremony rounds to accept accolades for her...
Dec 30 2013, 7:01am CST
Duchess of Argyll Sex Scandal Mystery Resolved The mystery lover of Duchess of Argyll is identified. The hidden identity of the man involved in the Duchess of Argyll sex scandal has been revealed. The daughter-in-law of the Duchess has shed some light on who exactly is the headless man engaged in sex acts with the Duchess. He is the head of Pan American Airlines and was a very suave and sensual individual.
Dec 30 2013, 6:33am CST
Duchess of Argyll Mystery Lover Identified The hidden identity of the man involved in the Duchess of Argyll sex scandal has been revealed. The daughter-in-law of the Duchess has shed some light on who exactly is the headless man engaged in sex acts with the Duchess. He is the head of Pan American Airlines and was a very suave and sensual individual.
Dec 30 2013, 2:19am CST
Bill Gates Invests In The Urine Powered Mobile Phone Or rather, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has invested in the second stage of a project to produce electrical power from the digestion of urine, electricity that can be used to then power a mobile phone. Here’s...
Dec 23 2013, 10:57am CST
BrewDog Smashes UK Crowdfunding Records You may or may not like the beer that James Watt makes at BrewDog, Scotland’s largest independent brewer. What you can’t deny, however, is that his company is the toast of the UK’s alternative finance sector, having...
Dec 23 2013, 10:36am CST
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