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Will a merged Tesla-SolarCity put a solar-powered battery in every home?

Will a merged Tesla-SolarCity put a solar-powered battery in every home?

The linchpin to Tesla's proposed merger with SolarCity is the Gigafactory and whether it can lower costs and improve battery performance.Tesla MotorsOne year ago Tesla Motors announced plans to build its Gigafactory to produce huge numbers of batteries, giving life to the old saying, “if you w...

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Fentanyl and other synthetic opioids sold as counterfeits in deadly new trend

In March and April, 56 people in the Sacramento area were hospitalized after taking Norco brand hydrocodone pills. Fifteen died.But, as we discovered, these pills were not pharmaceutical hydrocodone at all. They were counterfeits containing fentanyl that were purchased on the street. Fentanyl is an ...

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How men benefit from family-friendly tenure policies

How men benefit from family-friendly tenure policies

Why aren't there as many female tenured professors?Sarah, CC BY-NCOn Friday, August 26, as we celebrate Women’s Equality Day – a day marking the 96th anniversary of the 19th Amendment that guaranteed women the right to vote – it is a time to reflect both on the progress that has be...

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Is your employer watching you? Online profiling blurs the boundary of our public and private lives

A new study reveals employers are using online information about job applicants without their knowledge, to inform hiring decisions. Approximately 55% of organisations now have a policy about this type of practice, called profiling.However, despite its increased use, most employees are not comfortab...

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Two million Aussies are experiencing high financial stress

Two million Aussies are experiencing high financial stress

A new study shows two million Australians are experiencing high financial stress which prevents them from coping in difficult situations, for example, in paying unexpected expenses such as a big mobile phone bill or the fridge breaking down.Adults face these sorts of scenarios frequently. When they ...

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Failed coup in Turkey means thousands are voting with their feet

Turkey is facing a new danger – brain drain.On July 15, a group within the Turkish military staged a coup.It failed. But since then, the Turkish government has restricted rights and freedoms of its people. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stepped up the pressure on Fethullah Gul...

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Opinion

Neo-Cons, Fundies, Feddies & Con-Artists: Bush to Obama

Neo-Cons, Fundies, Feddies & Con-Artists: Bush to Obama

It is now a matter of public record that immediately after the terrible tragedy of 11 September 2001, U.S. Secretary of War Donald...

The Great Disconnect

The Great Disconnect

Chaos is the mother of tyranny.  Chaos reigns when people operate in confusion and disorder.  It is a state in which behavior and ...

Interview Khamenei.ir: 1953 coup centerpiece for new imperialism

Interview Khamenei.ir: 1953 coup centerpiece for new imperialism

The coup d’état of the 28th of Mordad in Iran remained the centerpiece for the new imperialism. It was only ...

American Pravda and New York’s Sixth Crime Family

American Pravda and New York’s Sixth Crime Family

In America today most people choose only the Corporations Once Known as the Mainstream Media based on the charisma of the news rea...