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Damaged Antarctic Ozone Layer is Finally Healing

Damaged Antarctic Ozone Layer is Finally Healing

The badly damaged ozone layer hovering above Antarctica is finally showing signs of going back to its original state....

Jul 1 2016, 4:13am CDT

Obama's State Of The Union Address and Income Inequality

Obama's State Of The Union Address and Income Inequality

…And the trees are all kept equal By hatchet, axe, and saw. Rush—“The Trees,” Hemispheres President Barack Obama was right when...

Jan 27 2014, 5:57am CST

New Take on Google Glass

New Take on Google Glass

I’ve come around a bit on Google Glass.  Not entirely, but perhaps 270°. To clarify, I’d be surprised if I ever adopted Gl...

Jan 23 2014, 9:30am CST

3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal

3D-Printed Gun Creator Lands Book Deal

When Cody Wilson published the blueprint for the first fully 3D-printable gun on the web last spring, the controversy around th...

Jan 22 2014, 9:38am CST

Morgan Stanley expects Strong Apple December Quarter Results

Morgan Stanley expects Strong Apple December Quarter Results

On Tuesday Apple’s stock was up $8.40 or 1.55% to $549.07. Morgan Stanley’s analyst, Katy Huberty, wrote a note titled “2014 th...

Jan 22 2014, 2:53am CST

Mortgage Rates Slashed

Mortgage Rates Slashed

The bonds were yielding fewer assets and so the Royal Bank of Canada had to resort to take some drastic measures. Mortgage rate...

Jan 21 2014, 8:32am CST

The iPhone 6: Five Features It Must Have To Stay In The Game

The iPhone 6: Five Features It Must Have To Stay In The Game

Having owned the last three major revisions of Apple’s iPhone and had extensive use of other handsets besides, I believe the iP...

Jan 20 2014, 5:46am CST

Erin Andrews Interviews a Wild Richard Sherman

Erin Andrews Interviews a Wild Richard Sherman

After the game was over, Richard Sherman began his wild rant against Michael Crabtree. As Erin Andrews interviewed him he got m...

Jan 20 2014, 2:05am CST

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools

For every action, there is an equal and opposite government program.  —unknown One the heels of a West Virginia water contam...

Jan 18 2014, 1:36pm CST

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Why Are Executives Jumping Ship At Barnes & Noble's Nook Unit?

In the past few months, three key senior executives have left Barnes & Noble’s Nook ebook and digital device division. Bill...

Jan 18 2014, 12:06pm CST

Five Announcements Nintendo Should Make Right Now

Five Announcements Nintendo Should Make Right Now

As expected, yesterday Nintendo’s stock plunged by 18% after the news that they were cutting their Wii U and 3DS forecasts by h...

Jan 18 2014, 9:26am CST

Medicare Cuts May Prove Detrimental

Medicare Budgetary Cuts May Prove Detrimental

After Obamacare got rolling, the budgetary cuts in Medicare may ultimately prove to be detrimental. This tug of war is bound to...

Jan 18 2014, 5:50am CST

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest

I am all for a diverse energy portfolio and truly believe we can get to the 1/3-1/3-1/3 mix that we’ve put forward by 2040. A t...

Jan 18 2014, 1:46am CST

Lauren Tannehill Left Rifle in Rented Vehicle

Lauren Tannehill Left Rifle in Rented Vehicle

The wife of Miami Dolphins Quarterback, Ryan Tannehill made a small blunder when she mistakenly left a rifle behind in the car...

Jan 17 2014, 6:19am CST

Dismal Wii U Sales Move Nintendo Closer To 'Game Over'

Dismal Wii U Sales Move Nintendo Closer To 'Game Over'

With the successful launches of the Xbox One and the PS4, it’s been easy to forget that the latest console generation started i...

Jan 17 2014, 2:21am CST

North Korea threatens South Korea and U.S. over military exercises

North Korea threatens South Korea and U.S. over military exercises

North Korea to South Korea: Disaster will follow should you go ahead with the war drills....

Jan 16 2014, 9:15pm CST

Xbox One #1 Console In US For December, Outselling PS4

Xbox One #1 Console In US For December, Outselling PS4

The NPD report for December is in. It was a good holiday season for all involved — and a very good one for Microsoft. The Xbox...

Jan 16 2014, 6:36pm CST

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny

To get a sense of how successful the Tesla Model S is, consider this: In 2012, the bestselling full-size luxury sedan nationwid...

Jan 16 2014, 9:26am CST

Get Your Employees To Work "Like Nobody's Watching"

Get Your Employees To Work "Like Nobody's Watching"

Allison Todd has observed the effect that leading change has on employees as their companies transform. Here she draws a parall...

Jan 16 2014, 5:36am CST

Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward

Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward

Asimov was not only one of the greatest science fiction writers of his generation; he was a prolific author of popular science...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST

Arrested with $153,000 for Money Laundering Purposes

Conor Arrested with $153,000

A man who arrived at Nashville Airport with a whole lot of cash was taken into custody after being questioned. Conor Guckian wa...

Jan 15 2014, 3:52am CST

Why Is Heroin Abuse Rising While Other Drug Abuse Is Falling?

Why Is Heroin Abuse Rising While Other Drug Abuse Is Falling?

Peter Shumlin, the Democratic governor of Vermont, brought heroin addiction to the front burner of national news by devoting hi...

Jan 14 2014, 9:56pm CST

We Can't Expect a Reliable Energy Future Without Talking Water

We Can't Expect a Reliable Energy Future Without Talking Water

It’s no secret that electricity generation requires substantial amounts of water, and different energy sources require varying...

Jan 14 2014, 1:56pm CST

Bringing Unstructured Data Into D&B Products

Bringing Unstructured Data Into D&B Products

Business data stalwart Dun & Bradstreet has been delivering business intelligence to corporations for well over 100 years b...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

Drought Fighting Tool: Using Water Data To Change Behavior, Promote Conservation

Drought Fighting Tool: Using Water Data To Change Behavior, Promote Conservation

Does blending personalized water consumption data, conservation tips and competitive spirit create the right formula for gettin...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

How To Avoid The Fate Of Rap Genius When Doing SEO

How To Avoid The Fate Of Rap Genius When Doing SEO

SEO, like many things in life, can be really good or really bad, depending on who’s doing it. Unfortunately, there are too many...

Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST

Minority Report: Five Guideline Authors Reject Change In Blood Pressure Goal

Minority Report: Five Guideline Authors Reject Change In Blood Pressure Goal

It didn’t seem possible but the guideline situation just got even more confusing. Last December, after  years of delay and othe...

Jan 13 2014, 4:21pm CST

Xbox 360 Tops 2013 UK Sales Chart - But PS4 Beats Xbox One

Xbox 360 Tops 2013 UK Sales Chart - But PS4 Beats Xbox One

After an endless series of articles reporting on the early lead taken over Microsoft and the Xbox One by Sony's rival PlayStati...

Jan 13 2014, 12:21pm CST

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Dealing With Difficult Social Media Followers

Businesses today can’t avoid creating a social media presence. Generally, sites like Twitter and Facebook provide organizations...

Jan 13 2014, 11:01am CST

Joe Carnahan on Directing 'The Blacklist', Slowing Down His New Film 'Stretch', and His Future In Both Mediums

Joe Carnahan on Directing 'The Blacklist', Slowing Down His New Film 'Stretch', and His Future In Both Mediums

With current TV projects like The Blacklist and active film projects like Stretch, it’s hard to believe Joe Carnahan would have...

Jan 13 2014, 9:51am CST

8 Qualities That Make Leaders Extraordinarily Memorable

8 Qualities That Make Leaders Extraordinarily Memorable

Leaders that strive to be significant seek to create the greatest impact and influence.   These are the types of leaders that w...

Jan 13 2014, 8:51am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Standzfree iPad Stand from Standzout

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Standzfree iPad Stand from Standzout

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Standzfree iPad Stand from Standzout...

Jan 13 2014, 12:16am CST

Prada Mimics Dolce & Gabanna Tax Trouble, Should Copy Apple & Google Instead

Prada Mimics Dolce & Gabanna Tax Trouble, Should Copy Apple & Google Instead

Prada would hate to be accused of copying Dolce & Gabanna in anything, whether in design or tax planning. Domenico Dolce an...

Jan 12 2014, 11:06pm CST

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The hottest gadgets of CES: 3-D printers to 4K TVs

The coolest tech at CES, from driverless cars to sugar printers and heat cameras for iPhones LAS VEGAS (AP) — The...

Jan 12 2014, 1:16pm CST

Bangkok's Shutdown Day Could Last Much Longer

Bangkok's Shutdown Day Could Last Much Longer

Monday,  January 13, is “Shutdown Day” for the anti-government, anti-election protesters that have been rallying around Bangkok...

Jan 12 2014, 6:26am CST

Steal These Four Secrets To Sell Like A Pro

Steal These Four Secrets To Sell Like A Pro

“I can help you if you want my help. Do you?” – Paul Lemberg, author, speaker and Fortune 100 business coach I met Paul Lemberg...

Jan 11 2014, 11:51pm CST

Delray Beach Flooding Results in Two Casualties

Delray Beach Flooding Results in Two Casualties

Delray Beach in Florida experienced heavy flooding due to a devastating rainstorm. The disaster resulted in two casualties, a m...

Jan 11 2014, 7:25am CST

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Massive Target breach could have lasting effects

Target says millions more customers than previously disclosed affected by data breach NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout fro...

Jan 10 2014, 4:11pm CST