Obama offers 30-year eagle-killing permits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The Obama administration said Friday it will allow some companies to kill or injure bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty, an more…

Norway produces 1st-ever halal reindeer meat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) A specialist abattoir in northern Norway has slaughtered the country's first ever halal reindeer meat, with a view to selling it to top-end restaurants as far more…

New trend: Shopping under the influence

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Endless lines. Pushy crowds. Hearing "The Twelve Days of Christmas" for the umpteenth time in a matter of hours. Spend a little time shopping this holiday season, more…

Rush Limbaugh hints new endeavors on way

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="RpM2Q4aTpdrxE4vW_lf0M1pwllnFspax" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Is the world ready for a Rush Limbaugh theme park? Limbaugh hinted on his top-rated radio show Thursday that a theme park inspired by his more…

Metals in your smartphone may be irreplaceable

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ArsTechnica) A few centuries ago, there were just a few widely used materials: wood, brick, iron, copper, gold, and silver. Today's material diversity is astounding. A chip in more…

Inventors' gravity-powered light hits market

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="lnbDNmOTrnV6UMf0Qvc-8sZKWarXOBdq"] (The Register) The British-designed Deciwatt gravity-powered lamp is now in production and shipping, a year after the project went public. It was conceived by Martin Riddiford more…

Bitcoin's roller-coaster ride gets wilder

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ArsTechnica) Bitcoin has been on a rollercoaster ride for most of its four-year history, with a series of dizzying price spikes and stomach-turning plummets, often in close succession. more…