Archives for April 26, 2013

Build Your Own Car That Gets 100 Miles Per Gallon – Green Transportation – MOTHER EARTH NEWS

What started in the summer of 2008 as an ambitious project to create a do-it-yourself, 100 miles-per-gallon sports car within a budget of $10,000 has come full circle. MAX (Mother’s Automotive eXperiment) now has more than 100,000 miles in its logbook and consistently achieves 100 mpg at speeds from 45 to 55 mph. The project […]

Oh Look, Wife of Congressman Stands To Benefit Greatly From CISPA Passing… | Techdirt

Of course, as we’ve noted all along, all attempts at cybersecurity legislation have always been about money. Mainly, money to big defense contractors aiming to provide the government with lots of very expensive “solutions” to the cybersecurity “problem” — a problem that still has not been adequately defined beyond fake scare stories. Just last month, […]

The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever | Rolling Stone

The world is a rigged game. We found this out in recent months, when a series of related corruption stories spilled out of the financial sector, suggesting the worlds largest banks may be fixing the prices of, well, just about everything. You may have heard of the Libor scandal, in which at least three – […]