Steel Production in Great Lakes Rises by 6,000 Tons

Jul 17, 15 Steel Production in Great Lakes Rises by 6,000 Tons

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Last week, according to the Northwest Indiana Times, raw steel production in the Great Lakes rose to an output level of 628,000 tons. This will be the second week in a row that it’s made a steady increase, despite overall U.S. steel production dropping 2.82% in the same time span. Domestic raw steel production, in total, was...

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OPM Denies Liability in Government Data Breach Despite Obvious Neglect

Jul 01, 15 OPM Denies Liability in Government Data Breach Despite Obvious Neglect

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In early June, U.S. government officials admitted that there had been a data breach into federal computers, whereby employees’ personal information was possibly leaked — but officials conveniently neglected to admit that security-clearance information had been stolen as well, making it one of the largest thefts of government...

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Venezuela, No Longer an Oil Industry Leader, Agreed To Sell Its 50% Share in the Chalmette Refinery

Jun 25, 15 Venezuela, No Longer an Oil Industry Leader, Agreed To Sell Its 50% Share in the Chalmette Refinery

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The state of Venezuela’s oil industry — like the rest of the country, really — continued to decay after a recent announcement that ExxonMobil Corp. would be ending its partnership with Venezuela’s national oil company, Petróleos de Venezuela SA (PdVSA). The two corporations currently have a joint ownership...

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Adblock Browser for iOS and Android to Keep Away Ads

Jun 22, 15 Adblock Browser for iOS and Android to Keep Away Ads

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Even people who aren’t tech-savvy can rejoice at the latest development in phones. Eyeo, a company based in Georgia, has now integrated the Adblock add-on and made it a full-on browser. The company hopes this will be more helpful than traditional blocking add-ons, and that it will attract more users. Over half of people who own...

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Researchers in London Discover Dinosaur Blood in Fossils; Internet Reacts With ‘#DinoBlood’

Jun 13, 15 Researchers in London Discover Dinosaur Blood in Fossils; Internet Reacts With ‘#DinoBlood’

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Summer 2015 is the Summer of the Dinosaurs, apparently: just days before the newest Jurassic Park movie was released, scientists at Imperial College London made an astonishing discovery while examining a pile of “poorly preserved” 75 million-year-old dinosaur bones. #TigerBlood is so 2011. This summer, it’s all...

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British Inventor Rolls Out “Smart-Floor” Technology

May 27, 15 British Inventor Rolls Out “Smart-Floor” Technology

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A British entrepreneur wants to turn your footsteps into electricity, and he claims the technology already works. The U.K. startup Pavegen is raising money for the high-tech flooring on a website called Crowdcube, a British crowdfunding service similar to KickStarter. “Pavegen’s technology converts footsteps into...

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