Iowa residents may become the first in the U.S. to use a smartphone mobile app as their driver’s license. The Iowa Department of Transportation wants to let drivers keep an electronic version of a license on an app, in addition (or in lieu of) the traditional plastic one you’d keep in a wallet.
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Many new drones are now making their debut – Image by media.salon.com In August, the Federal Aviation Administration missed a key deadline for developing rules for small commercial drones. That failure has infuriated businesses that want to test and use drones for delivering goods, monitoring crops and doing other awesome things. Some have even threatened […]
Isolated, the words all sound so cliché. Organic. Flowing. Curvy. But set to the backdrop of Chicago’s blocky skyline, they assemble a brash thesis on the city’s future: The new George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is a low-slung knoll inside a landscape of towering Lego, an Egyptian pyramid reimagined for the year 2020.
A late surge in online consumer buying overwhelmed the ability of e-commerce retailers and shippers to get products out on time. Holiday shopping activity was greater than expected, signalling the economy is steadily continuing on a strong growth path. Even though holiday shopping was greater than expected it caught a lot of retailers and shippers […]
Like YouTube, Facebook, or blogging platforms, it’s almost hard to believe there was an Internet without Kickstarter, which may be the greatest testament to its success. In 2009, the site generated about $23 million for its projects–an impressive figure by all accounts–but in 2012, Kickstarter pulled in roughly 10 times that, leapfrogging the grant budget […]
Following the death of the 23 year old paramedical student in the capital city of Delhi in India who was brutally gang raped and assaulted on December 16th has put the spotlight on crimes against women in that country.
Friday, Dec. 21 is the date some say the Mayans prophesized would be the end of the world. More than 500 people from a fringe Christian group for spreading rumors about the world’s impending end have been detained by Chinese police, China’s state media reported Tuesday.
Election ballot Voters in Colorado who are just now looking over their choices for president may find one surprise: the sheer number of candidates. Check out the field of presidential contenders after the break. (Pics)
DaVinci Institute, the futurist think tank based in Louisville, CO, celebrated its 15th Anniversary on Aug 9, 2012. As part of the celebration there was a ribbon cutting ceremony and an open house to show off its many accomplishments made over the years…
New rulings mean big changes in the online poker world. Two weeks ago, online poker site PokerStars.com reached a settlement agreement with the United States Department of Justice in the amount of $731 Million dollars in relations to charges brought against them in April of 2011. In addition, the settlement included terms that saw PokerStars […]