Rising Prices in the Sneaker Industry Thanks to Millionaire Celebrities

Jul 19, 16 Rising Prices in the Sneaker Industry Thanks to Millionaire Celebrities

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Everyone enjoys a good pair of sneakers. On average, a solid pair of skateboarding shoes costs about $50 to $100. According to some NBA superstars and rap icons, however, the $140 to $150 price range is more reasonable. “As humbly as I can say it, I’m not a $88 player,” said Kevin Durant, the newest member of the...

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New Law Aims to Increase Regulation of Toxic Substances

Jul 07, 16 New Law Aims to Increase Regulation of Toxic Substances

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President Barack Obama has signed into law new measures granting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency increased power to regulate toxic chemicals and substances at the federal level. The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, named for the late New Jersey Democratic Senator who championed new toxic...

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New Advancements in Hybrid Automotive Technology Include Wireless Charging and Solar Energy

Jul 06, 16 New Advancements in Hybrid Automotive Technology Include Wireless Charging and Solar Energy

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Hitting the market next summer, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 550e will feature wireless battery charging. This highly advanced technology does not require the use of cords or plugs, as it works in a similar fashion to the new wirelessly charging cell phones. According to Autocar, the charging system will function with two coils. One...

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The Three Amigos Summit 2016 Pledges to Reduce Fossil Fuel Emissions in North America

Jul 06, 16 The Three Amigos Summit 2016 Pledges to Reduce Fossil Fuel Emissions in North America

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The leaders of the United States, Mexico, and Canada have met earlier this week in Ottawa, Canada to discuss the future of energy sourcing in North America. At the so-called Three Amigos Summit, Barack Obama of the U.S., Mexico’s Enrique Pena Nieto, and Justin Trudeau of Canada all pledged to generate half of North...

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City of Seattle V. Feds: Justice Dept Sues to Keep FBI Surveillance Cameras Secret

Jul 05, 16 City of Seattle V. Feds: Justice Dept Sues to Keep FBI Surveillance Cameras Secret

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In an effort to hide details of ongoing FBI surveillance efforts in the city of Seattle, federal prosecutors are suing the city. According to SeattlePI.com, the Justice Department has requested a court order, which would prevent the city from releasing information into the whereabouts of FBI-operated surveillance cameras installed...

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