Electric vehicles, powered by renewable energy sources, are hitting the roads in greater numbers every year, but the transition away from gas guzzlers is going to take a while. In the meantime, scientists are working on ways to clean...Show More Summary
The fact that farm incomes have come under increasing pressure over the past couple of years should come as little surprise to our readers (for those who missed our latest update, see: "Midwest Farm Bubble Continues Collapse As Farm Incomes Expected To Crash In 2017"). Show More Summary
Freeman?s Senior Vice President and Decorative Arts Division Head, Nicholas Nicholson remarks on the upcoming single-owner sale scheduled for April 6, "It has been our great pleasure to work closely with Jeffrey M. Kaplan and his family...Show More Summary
On Sunday, March 26, the management and staff of I.M. Chait Gallery of Beverly Hills will greet international buyers en route home from Asia Week New York with this year?s edition of what many say is the most rewarding Asian-art buying opportunity of the entire year. Show More Summary
Gray?s auction on March 13th takes us back over 100 years to the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, informally known as the 1904 St. Louis World?s Fair. The fair celebrated the centennial of the 1803 Louisiana Purchase. The grand scale of...Show More Summary
Penicillin is a drug used to fight bacterial infection. After its accidental discovery, it was hailed as a "miracle drug." However, over the years, some bacteria have become resistant to penicillin, making some infections difficult to treat.
From the moment she stepped onto the red carpet at this year’s Oscars, Ava DuVernay was making a statement – one that was so subtle you might not have even realised. The American director, who was nominated for Best Documentary Feature for her film 13th, was dressed in an elegant lacy gown by a Lebanon-based […]
Evening Headlines Bloomberg: China Will Rein in Growth, Credit Targets in 2017 Master Plan: Economists. China will set lower economic growth and monetary expansion targets this year as policy makers switch gears to curb excessive credit growth and reduce financial risks, according to economists surveyed by Bloomberg News. Show More Summary
Kourtney Kardashian has had ups and downs throughout the years (but who hasn’t?). However, the mom seems to find true joy in raising her daughter, Penelope Disick. Penelope is now four-years-old and every bit the mini fashionista. The pair have recently found themselves in the middle of a social media debate. Show More Summary
Kyle Parker was sentenced to 60 years after acknowledging he kidnapped and killed a relative's baby.
If you frequent Kongregate's Flash games portal, you may already be familiar with the pixelized dungeon crawling game Bit Heroes as the web version launched back in September of last year. If you DON'T frequent their website, then you should be happy to know that Bit Heroes is heading to iOS and Android soon, and
From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Slightly HigherMortgage rates moved slightly higher after a strong run to the lowest levels of the year as of last Friday.... For now, rates are still much closer to 2017's lows. Show More Summary
At one point, the narrator in this 30-minute secret pre-release promo film for the Edsel says “Edsel: the car that’s already making automotive history for the Ford Motor Company!” That’s a very prescient statement. The Edsel absolutely made automotive history. Just not really the way Ford wanted. Read more...
Nearly 20 states have raised gas taxes or recalculated gas-tax formulas in recent years to generate additional revenues. Which, of course, is an extremely politically expedient way to raise taxes on the unsuspecting masses since when...Show More Summary
One year ago, when we showed readers the SkyNet-like robots produced by Boston Dynamics, a company acquired by Google in 2013 (which then tried to flip it to Toyota last year but reportedly failed) we called the robotic creations "terrifying."...Show More Summary
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX said Monday it will fly two people to the moon next year, a feat not attempted since NASA's Apollo heyday close to half a century ago.
Zach - a 27-year-old man born and raised in Japan - ventured to Marble Island in the far southern wilderness of Alaska six years ago in search of a simpler life.
NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock did his annual pre-NFL Scouting Combine marathon conference call with reporters on Monday, and Mayock was asked lots of questions about the quarterbacks in this year’s draft class. Mayock isn’t much of a fan, at least not of their NFL readiness. “If you’re asking me whether the Jets should take…
Advocates for a young man killed by plainclothes San Francisco police officers in the Mission District two years ago gathered Monday to demand that city prosecutors file charges against the officers, disputing the police account that...Show More Summary
Over the past few years, automakers have gone crazy with the concept of autonomous vehicles – something that has led to some futuristic, spaceship-looking concepts that have somehow embedded themselves into our brains as the direction cars will take some time in the future. Show More Summary