As the Detroit bankruptcy moves forward, Fox News personalities have been quick to blame worker unions and political corruption for the city's unfunded pension liabilities. This discourse ignores the forces actually undermining Detroit's financial solvency: the dramatic reduction of the city's population and taxbase since its post-war peak. Show More Summary
Google today announced an update to its Knowledge Graph feature: you can now search for cars and get quick information without leaving the search engine. All you have to do... Keep reading ?
By Eric Parnell: The stock market has performed tremendously well thus far in 2013. Overall, the S&P 500 Index (SPY) has risen by +29%. But when examining the composition of this rally, some notable facts quickly rise to the surface....Show More Summary
How quickly people forget. New York City leaders have been pretty vocal about the Nissan NV200T being the "Taxi of Tomorrow" when, in fact, it isn't much more different in concept than this fuzzy concept from Italdesign and Alfa Romeo. The Taxi of Tomorrow really dates back to the Ford Administration. Read more...
Want to treat your depression quickly, safely and for free? Exercise! It works, has no side effects (unless you really overexert yourself) and is great for your mental and physical well-being in every respect. In fact, a recent review of over 26 years of research shows that moderate physical activity each day — even something […]
The latest series of video ads for the upcoming movie Walking with Dinosaurs shows off the myriad animated beasts trotting, flying, and stomping through the film. It also shares so quick factoids about its prehistoric stars. Read more...
Only a month after its closure by the FBI, Silk Road is once again accessible via Tor, the decentralized and anonymous network. Let’s start with a quick review of the facts. The original Silk Road was born in February 2011, … Continue reading ?
Sorry, Andy Kaufman fans. The story that sounded too good to be true—he's alive!—was, in fact, a hoax, reports the Smoking Gun. A woman who came forward this week claiming to be his daughter and alleging that he had faked his own death in 1984 is actually an...
A common theme I've seen around the 'net is that Pokemon X & Y has a weak endgame. While it's not nearly as strong as a few prior generational iterations, I wouldn't necessarily call it "weak." Despite the fact that the bank and transfer...Show More Summary
Yves here. We've written repeatedly about how short-lived shale gas wells are compared to conventional oil wells. The fact that the much-touted shale gas play will in aggregate abate relatively quickly is not something its proponents want the greater public to hear.
This article first appeared at US News and World Report Money. At some point during each of our professional lives, we wake up to the fact that we really need to be saving for retirement (hopefully, we figure it out when we’re young). Show More Summary
Curved is quickly becoming the new form factor in the mobile world, as companies scramble to get their own paradigm bending curved screen smartphones to market. In fact, following the announcement of Samsung’s eye-catching Galaxy Round last month, it seems that almost every major player in the mobile market is now rumoured to have something [...]
You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on...
In case you haven't noticed, we love gadgets around here. In fact, our list of our favorite kitchen gear quickly became far too long for a single article, so we're splitting it in half. We present to you our favorite Kitchen Gadgets, and stay tuned in the near future for our favorite Cooking Gear. Show More Summary
"Ooh, this looks fun!" my otherwise car-ignorant friend said as we walked up to the 2014 Lexus IS 250 F Sport. And yeah, it does look fun. In fact, despite my initial strong negative reaction to the design, I've really warmed up to this...Show More Summary
Shutterstock By Trent Hamm At some point during each of our professional lives, we wake up to the fact that we really need to be saving for retirement. We're all going to retire, and that means we're all going to need some money put aside for retirement. Show More Summary
As we approach the third season’s midpoint, I am quickly falling out of love with Olivia. In fact I’ve started calling her Olivia Nope. read more
By Regarded Solutions: It is getting a bit absurd to read all of the bullish articles on Bank of America (BAC) of late. I realize that many folks are looking to make a quick buck on an "affordable" stock, but the fact of the matter is...Show More Summary
The perks of working part time can be seen in many types of work. Part time work has quickly become the norm for many Americans, especially in the wake of the recession of recent years. In fact, as much as 97 percent of the new jobs that were... Read more
Rivalling some of Apple’s most embarrassing iPhone leaks, the forthcoming—although yet to be confirmed—Google Nexus 5 is quickly becoming one of the worst kept secrets in mobile history. In fact, while neither Google nor LG have yet to even acknowledge the existence of the new super phone, carriers are seemingly doing their best to leak [...]