China now owns record U.S. debt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) China’s holdings of U.S. Treasuries increased $12.2 billion to a record $1.317 trillion in November, data released on the Treasury Department’s website showed. The figures, scheduled for release at 9 more…

Does Bezos' CIA link compromise Washington Post?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A "progressive" columnist whose own organization is pursuing a "fresh approach" in contrast to "a far-right Republican Party that is a wholly owned subsidiary of corporate America," is more…

Deaf Seahawks fullback' commercial inspires

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll could not ask for a better embodiment of his "No Whining, No Complaining, No Excuses" mantra than Derrick Coleman. Diagnosed more…

$7,000 84-mpg Elio car moves forward

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Gizmag) Elio Motors is taking the next big step toward the production of its 84-mpg (2.8 L/100km) tandem three-wheeler. It won't quite make its original Summer 2014 start, more…

World Bank: Global economy at a turning point

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Global growth is set to accelerate in 2014 as advanced economies turn a corner five years after the global financial crisis, said the World Bank. Growth is more…

Miniscule windmills to charge smartphones?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AndroidCommunity) The mobile industry is always in search of alternative and more environment-friendly sources of power for mobile devices, with solar energy being the most common. But what more…

Bitcoin revolution

by John Stossel -- The big online retailer Overstock.com now accepts payment in Bitcoin. That's good news for lovers of liberty because Bitcoins give us an alternative to government-controlled money. Bitcoins are more…

I.D. thieves prep to steal your tax refund

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — What's worse than filing your taxes? Having an identity thief steal your return check. Identity theft is already a serious problem—the No. 1 complaint to the more…