The Pentagon is shrinking the Army to its pre-World War II size. The brunt of overall Defense cuts is being felt by military families. Housing allowance and pay raise cuts only make it worse. 5 military wives share their stories, in their own words, edited for clarity.
When searching for growth potential around the globe an investor will more often than not be drawn to the continent of Africa. The estimates end to vary, however in general most experts believe GDP for ...
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Mar. 7 - Swiss concept car firm Rinspeed is showing off its latest prototype vehicle, a driverless car it says represents the future of transportation. The Rinspeed XchangE is a luxury car that leaves the job of driving to an onboard computer while passengers relax and enjoy the ride. Jim Drury reports.
Mar. 6 - A company in Poland is manufacturing coal-based pellets which it says could significantly reduce carbon emissions from the country's power-generating plants. The pellets combine coal with cleaner burning biofuel ingredients, producing a fuel that is just as efficient as conventional coal, but more environmentally friendly. Jim Drury has more. […]
Feb. 24 - A West Bank start-up is developing "hands off" motion interaction technology for use in computers and mobile phones. Despite the difficulties of operating in the Palestinian territories, the team is poised to become a rare West Bank tech success story. Jim Drury reports.
Feb. 25 - A flexible, energy-absorbent material called Armourgel has been adapted to help mitigate the impact of falls that often leave elderly people with broken bones. Armourgel's British designer says the material can be incorporated into conventional clothes, providing protection for fragile bodies falling on to hard surfaces. Jim Drury reports. […]
Jan. 22 - Researchers at Britain's University of Manchester believe their work on graphene, a material they call 'the wonder material of the 21st Century', will change the way we live. Graphene is 200 times stronger than steel but extremely lightweight and can conduct heat and electricity more efficiently than any other comparable material. Iv […]
Jan. 12 - A Brazilian agronomist and entrepreneur has developed a seed-planting system that promises to significantly boost the productivity of small farms. With a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mateus Marrafon is testing his design in the hopes of eventually commercializing it for use in developing nations around the world. Tara Cleary ha […]
Nov. 20 - Slovak engineer Stefan Klein says he's fulfilling his childhood dream, designing a flying car he hopes will soon be ready for commercialisation. Klein says he sees the greatest potential for his invention in countries with poor transport infrastructure. Rob Muir has more.
The real estate industry has ramped up its attack on rules making it harder to borrow, but its challengers face a big obstacle — mortgage restrictions are working exactly the way the government wants them to
LONDON, March 12 (Reuters) - Billionaire financier George Soros said on Wednesday it would not be practical for an independent Scotland to keep the British pound, and warned a separate currency would...
Mar. 12 - Architects in Sydney, Australia have found a way to light up a part of the city that was once perpetually dark, hidden from the sun by tall buildings. They've done it by capturing the sunshine, and bouncing it between buildings with an architectural device called a heliostat. Lester Ranby reports.
Mar. 12 - Investors will be watching for clues on progress with long-awaited economic reforms when China's annual congress closes Thursday. Plus Ping An reports earnings, and a rate decision in Indonesia.
Mar. 12 - Abenomics may be credited with reviving Japan, but the government's simultaneous courting of business and consumers is leading to contradictions that may endanger the recovery. Yonggi Kang reports.