In a humorously informative episode of “It’s Okay To Be Smart“, host Joe Hanson shares the fascinating history of the common pigeon, noting Charles Darwin‘s intense fascination with the bird, its noble ancestry, excellent eyesight and internal homing system that still puzzles scientists to this very day. How are pigeons so good at finding their […]
The Apple Watch might not be the smash hit that Wall Street analysts guessed it would be, but it's still the most popular smart watch in the world by a landslide. In fact, during its first year on the market, the Apple Watch became the number 2 best-selling watch brand on the planet behind only Rolex. Show More Summary
Television is a collaborative art, the work not just of writers, producers, directors and actors, but also of people who make decisions about what you will see and what you won't. As an art, it's also a business, and as a business, also a game, half-chance, half-skill — you have to know when to...
NXT City winner offers practical solution. What if a street mural could beautify a neighbourhood and help keep streetcar riders safe? With a simple intervention, that’s what the winning pitch for the 2016 NXT City Prize hopes to do. Founded in 2014, NXT City aims to get creative talent to propose ideas that can improve Toronto’s public spaces. Show More Summary
Just east of Memphis lies a town seemingly right out of mid-century America. The shady park, community bandstand, and fifties classics wafting from storefront speakers evoke nostalgia, but downtown Collierville is anything but dated...
Originally published on Gas2 Totem, Power, a New York start-up company, calls itself “The Future Of Smart Power.” Totem proposes to build a network of devices that will bring zero emissions power, internet access, street lighting, energy...Show More Summary
Verizon is hoping to make our city street corners smarter in the not-too-distant future. Verizon made a move to expand it's IoT business today, announcing the acquisition of LQD WiFi LLC., a private company based in New York that designed and developed publicly-accessible smart hubs. Show More Summary
The world is not going to end. We witnessed a revolution earlier recently. The people have spoken, and they chose the anti-establishment, street smart, government shrinking candidate who bucks the status quo. We find ourselves in uncharted territory, with an unpredictable President-elect, who has unclear plans for health care. Here is what we do know. Mr. […]
WALL STREET ELITES STUNNED: Good. RELATED: The smart money people wasted a hell of a lot of money on Hillary’s “public and private positions.” Translation: Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and other financial powers bet on Hillary’s hypocrisy and Hillary’s lies. And they lost. This is good news.
No matter who wins election 2016, there are a few smart, short-term bets to make now and profit on the outcome. The post Smart Money Bets Ahead of a “Dangerous” Election was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
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ATLANTA — Driverless cars could soon be cruising the streets of Midtown — the first step in Atlanta’s embrace of the next wave of innovation in the automotive industry. The city government wants to network roadside infrastructure such...Show More Summary
In the latest Fund Managers' Survey release by Bank of America this week, there was an overarching agreement on what Wall Street's "smart money" believes will be the biggest drive of equity prices in the next 6 months. The answer, as shown in the chart below, is Treasury Bond Yields... ... Show More Summary
According to Donald Trump, his business bankruptcies were tremendously smart things to do, and, if looked at from the right angle, almost a heroic blow against nasty Wall Street types: "These lenders aren't babies," he said during a Republican primary debate last fall. Show More Summary
These days, stocks and bonds are piled on the elevated side of the seesaw. They’re both expensive. The post Where the Smart Money Goes When the Bubble Bursts was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
LONDON — Apple's UK flagship store is back after being closed for renovation — and it's had more than just a lick of paint. Mashable got a first look at the redesigned new shop on Regent Street. With its huge windows and smart bulbs,...Show More Summary
Smartphones have made it easier than ever to keep occupied while commuting, but all it takes is a dead battery to make for a tedious waiting game. A recently installed piece of street furniture in the Turkish city of Istanbul, however,...Show More Summary
Yahoo may be playing with the idea of one day scanning people on the street or in their cars through a camera and mic-equipped "smart" billboard. According to patent applications disclosed on Thursday, first discovered by The Mercury...Show More Summary
Received from a reader in Truman Square:"I live at 47[xx] Kenmore and work from home. There are teams of people from Just Energy going down the street ringing doorbells today. They told me it was to check up on a smart meter we just had installed. Show More Summary
Several "massive" cyberattacks were launched last week, with an "army" of security cameras and DVRs being hijacked by hackers, the Wall Street Journal reports. Even famed security researcher Brian Krebs was affected, and saw his website temporarily disabled. The hackers hijacked up to a million cameras, DVRs, and other devices...