6 of the Worst Tech Predictions of All Time
Predictions about technology are notoriously tough to make. Still, the experts and visionaries often get it right — but when they don’t, they get it colossally wrong. Here are some of history’s most famously bungled insights made by tech giants and industry bigw…
NASA Says 2011 Was Insanely Warm on Planet Earth
Some people may think climate change is just a myth, but there’s no arguing with this: NASA scientists say the earth’s surface temperature in 2011 was the ninth warmest since 1880. What’s more, nine of the 10 warmest years in modern recorded history ha…
Kodak Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection — Dollars and Sense
If you want to capture a Kodak moment, you may need to be in bankruptcy court to do it these days — the iconic photography company filed for Chapter 11 protection on Wednesday.
Audio from Cruise Ship Disaster Makes an Unlikely Star of Italian Coast Guard Captain [VID…
As rescuers continue to search for survivors on the Costa Concordia cruise ship five days after it slammed into rocks off Italy’s Tuscan coast, new audio between the ship’s captain and a member of the Italian Coast Guard has surfaced, giving the European country its n…
What Websites Went Dark For the SOPA Blackout? [IMAGES]
On Tuesday, we told you about some of the sites — Wikipedia, Reddit and the Cheezburger network among them — that planned to go dark today in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PROTECT IP Act (PIPA), anti-piracy legislation under consideration by the US Congress.
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Americans Among the Missing on Sinking Italian Cruise Ship [PICTURES, VIDEO]
At least two Americans are among the estimated 16 people missing after a cruise ship hit a reef on Friday night and capsized off the west coast of Italy with 4,200 passengers and crew aboard.
Credit Card Debt Soars After Black Friday — Dollars and Sense
Retailers reported robust numbers on Black Friday last year, which surprised some analysts because the economy is still struggling and unemployment is high. But new data from the Federal Reserve shows where much of that money came from: credit cards.
Pennies, Nickels and Dimes, Oh My! Coins on the Rise in the US — Dollars and Sense
Officials at the US Mint have spotted a sign they say is indicative of an improving economy — coin shipments are increasing.
Forget That Vacation in Hawaii — Why Not Book a Trip to Space? [VIDEO]
If you’ve ever dreamed of going to outer space, your wish may soon come true — and you won’t have to join NASA to make it happen.
A New Generation of Shoppers Is Taking Over the Internet — Dollars and Sense
A new survey finds the number of people who leave the house for a day of shopping are dwindling, replaced instead by a new breed of “net-savvy” shoppers.