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Green dream: Can UN summit revive climate issue? »

Paris (AFP) – Five years ago, the environment movement was in its heyday as politicians, actors, rock stars and protestors demanded a looming UN summit brake the juggernaut of climate…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Loves Forrest Gump »

When Alibaba founder Jack Ma is feeling down, he looks to Forrest Gump for inspiration. The Chinese billionaire, whose online retail giant is going public Friday in what’s primed to…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »

JetBlue CEO Is Taking Off »

David Barger is stepping down as CEO of JetBlue when his current contract expires in February 2015. He also will leave the company’s board of directors. Barger had been part…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »
Health

4 Warning Signs That You’re Burning the Candle at Both Ends »

Have you ever thought you can do it all — like build Rome in a day? I thought I could.…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »

Small practices win big on preventing admissions »

Size still matters in healthcare — just not to the extent that one might think. As it turns out, practices…

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

Does the Apple Watch have a place in healthcare’s future? »

The Apple Watch, a combination health/fitness tracker and communication device, made its debut Tuesday with great fanfare. But some health industry…

Sep 14 2014 / Read More »
Science

Price slowly rising on carbon emissions in US cap-and-trade states »

New York, one of the RGGI states, has nearly two Gigawatts of installed wind capacity. NY Department of Environmental Conservation Economists and policymakers frequently talk about the “social cost of carbon”—the price that society as a whole pays for disruptions caused by climate change and…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Naural gas in some drinking water wells linked to fracking »

A shale gas well being drilled in Louisiana. Daniel Foster The primary public concern surrounding fracking—the fracturing of shale rock layers with hydraulic pressure to release the natural gas and oil they contain—has been the perceived risk to drinking water. After all, the water used…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Researchers create a one-dimensional crystal »

Graphene, a sheet of carbon one atom thick, has properties that are distinct from other forms of carbon—even graphite, which is just a bulk collection of graphene sheets. That’s prompted researchers to look into other forms of what are called two-dimensional materials (at an atom…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »
Sports

Foles leads Eagles to 30-27 win against Colts (Yahoo Sports) »

With Nick Foles at quarterback and LeSean McCoy and Darren Sproles in the backfield, the Philadelphia Eagles are never out of the game. Foles threw…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »

Saints’ Sean Payton and Rob Ryan Butt Heads on Sideline Against Browns »

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and defensive coordinator Rob Ryan were spotted butting heads on the sidelines during a crucial point in Sunday’s…

Sep 14 2014 / Read More »

Markus Wheaton’s Fantasy Trade Value, Season Stat Projections and More »

Markus Wheaton did not exactly light up the box score against the Baltimore Ravens. But the sophomore wide receiver showed why he remains an intriguing…

Sep 13 2014 / Read More »
Technology

SAP acquires Concur to boost its cloud presence

SAP America Inc., a subsidiary of German multinational company SAP SE, is going to acquire Concur Technologies Inc. in a deal worth $ 8.3 billion U.S., helping the software maker get into the corporate travel space.…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »
Business

Green dream: Can UN summit revive climate issue?

Paris (AFP) – Five years ago, the environment movement was in its heyday as politicians, actors, rock stars and protestors demanded a looming UN summit brake the juggernaut of climate change. Then came crushing disappointment.  Over-burdened…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »
Politics

Emancipating Freedom

Co-authored by Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier As you make the rounds of the exhibition Tides of Freedom you cannot miss James Forten’s bold flourish of a signature on this handwritten sales receipt. It was March of 1832,…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »
Entertainment

The Simpsons’ Groundskeeper Willie Wants an Independent Scotland

As the debate over Scottish independence heats up ahead of the Sept. 18 referendum, the world is finally hearing from key figures in global politics — like The Simpsons‘ Groundskeeper Willie, the self-professed “prodigal son” of…

Sep 14 2014 / Read More »
Health

4 Warning Signs That You’re Burning the Candle at Both Ends

Have you ever thought you can do it all — like build Rome in a day? I thought I could. I was like the Energizer Bunny, just going and going and going. At the time I…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »
Science

Price slowly rising on carbon emissions in US cap-and-trade states

New York, one of the RGGI states, has nearly two Gigawatts of installed wind capacity. NY Department of Environmental Conservation Economists and policymakers frequently talk about the “social cost of carbon”—the price that society as a…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »
Sports

Foles leads Eagles to 30-27 win against Colts (Yahoo Sports)

With Nick Foles at quarterback and LeSean McCoy and Darren Sproles in the backfield, the Philadelphia Eagles are never out of the game. Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »
Spotlight

Artist John Koga’s Naked Tears in the Nanogallery

A former phone booth in the lobby of the Honolulu Museum of Art School has become a fun and formidable exhibition space, attracting some of the island’s biggest art names like Jason Teraoka, Daven Hee, Jon…

Sep 4 2014 / Read More »
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