When is a 'fee' actually a tax?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) Politicians are, by nature and necessity, truth-challenged. It"s tempting to call them liars, but that would be harsh, so let"s stick with the euphemism. After all, that"s more…

EPA rules kill clean-energy project

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Presque Isle Advance) This time the word is final. The plug has officially been pulled on the Wolverine Clean Energy project. "It is with a great deal of more…

Bitcoin collapses after major blow from China

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BusinessInsider) Recent days have brought headlines about Chinese authorities clamping down on Bitcoin — not wanting various institutions to deal in the digital currency. The latest is that more…

China Bitcoin exchange bans yuan deposits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The biggest Bitcoin exchange in China said Wednesday that it's no longer accepting yuan deposits, dealing another setback to the virtual currency. BTC China's announcement on more…

Drive more than 500 miles on 2 gallons of fuel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PopularScience) For years, automakers have worked to push fuel economy beyond 100 miles per gallon. Reaching that mark typically meant three things: cutting weight, maximizing aerodynamics, and improving more…