Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Welcome to the High-Tech Jail of the 21st Century

The fifth-biggest jail in the United States has become the home to the most cutting edge energy technology in the world. California's Santa Rita detention facility has an $11.7 million dollar "Smart Grid" project thatutilizes everything from fuel cells to robots to save tax payers $2.5 million annually.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Monday, September 23, 2013

Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

Can you teach entrepreneurship? Bestselling author Eric Ries thinks so. He also thinks that entrepreneurship must be taught to more people if the American economy is to successfully pivot to a post-manufacturing world. According to Ries, we've gotten so efficient at manufacturing that even though we're making more stuff than ever before, there are less jobs available to do it. That's why economic survival lies in our ability to better teach the business of creativity and entrepreneurship.

D-Dot on Rappers Hating 50 Cent's "How to Rob" (Video)

Tell em' why you mad son...
Brooklyn entertainer D-Dot opens up about writing the chorus and performing on 50 Cent's track "How to Rob." He also gives the run down on which artists didn't like being named the track, including Jay Z, Big Pun, Wu-Tang, and more.

Stuff They Don't Want You To Know - War on Drugs (Video)

The War on Drugs has continued for decades, yet the U.S. remains the world's largest market for illegal drugs. But, according to some, this is a war the U.S. was never meant to win. Learn more about conspiracy theories associated with the War on Drugs.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

What to Know About Nike, in 60 Seconds (Video)

Did you know the Nike swoosh has been around since 1972? Bloomberg takes a look at the History of Nike.