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Invasion of the corn snatchers

In Connecticut, thieves are coming in the dead of night for the stalks of small farmers.

Hip Hop curbs SUVs, takes Tesla for a spin

Kanye West shouted out Elon Musk at Bonnaroo, and Jay Z might have a new "murdered out" Model S.

Are Social Security checks safe if you cosign a student loan?

James is in a sticky situation. He and his wife cosigned for their daughter's $90,000 private student loan. Now their daughter is having trouble repaying the debt.

China developing its own OS to take on Windows and Android

by Darren Allan Chinese government plans to develop it's own operating system to take over from Windows and Android OS. Read more about China developing its own OS to take on Windows and Android

Let the debate begin: Shared Belief vs. California Chrome

The $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic isn't until Nov. 1 at Santa Anita, but the debate has already begun over who's the better 3-year-old: California Chrome or Shared Belief.

Coffee Processing Wastewater: a Great Source of Energy

Cleaning up wastewater from coffee processing not only prevents water pollution, but also creates biogas that would otherwise be emitted as methane The post Coffee Processing Wastewater: a Great Source of Energy appeared first on Sustainablog.

Energy companies in Texas are setting money on fire

How can natural gas be a "bridge fuel" if its low price means drillers would rather burn it than sell it? Here's an illustrative case.

Can’t decide whether to go to the big climate march? This might convince you

A trailer for a new climate documentary might inspire you to make your way to the People's Climate March in New York City on Sept. 21.

The U.N.’s latest report on climate change is terrifying

The latest draft report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change centers on a really scary word: irreversible.

Europe’s power plants are going the way of the dinosaurs

Solar power and battery capacity will drive old-fashioned utilities in Europe to extinction, starting in 2020, according to a new report.

Ebola fears wreak havoc with African soccer tournament

The Ivory Coast will not be allowed to host its African Nations Cup qualifier next week against Sierra Leone because of fears over the Ebola virus, the country's football federation said on Tuesday.

Why Colorado is doing beer right

How Asher Brewing Company is building a better food system.

PUMP: The Story of America’s Oil Addiction

Most cars and trucks these days run on gas and diesel, and while electric vehicle and alternate fuel technologies are rapidly advancing and may someday play a major part in our transportation infrastructure, for the most part, we’re all at the mercy of the oil companies that monopolize our fuel options. Show More Summary

Emmys 2014: A night of highs and lows for women

We may be living in "a wonderful time for women on television," as Julianna Margulies observed Monday in her Emmys acceptance speech, an era when there are so many great dramatic roles for women on the small screen that people like Tatiana Maslany and Elisabeth Moss fail to even receive...

A Hidden Property Gem From Justice Jackson

Although it is never fun to do new class preparation, I like teaching new classes because it forces me gives me the opportunity to learn new material and new areas of law. So it is this semester, when I will teach water law for the first time. In this case, not only have I learned […]

Scott Brown no longer accepts climate science

Now that he's running for Senate in New Hampshire, Brown has changed course and joined his GOP colleagues in outright climate denial.

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