Recent Articles

Kids and Cavities Still Go Together

Stephen Petranek

Despite better dental hygiene products on the market today, a recent study by The Centers for Disease Control reveal a remarkably high amount of cavities still prevalent in children. Stephen Petranek breaks down the numbers and reveals a solution that one popular toothbrush company has in the works.


Biking the Tube

Stephen Petranek

Every city in the world seems to be jealous of New York’s marvelous High Line, an ancient abandoned elevated rail line that has been converted into a park. Now cities everywhere are looking at their abandoned transportation lines to see how they can be reused.


Biotech’s Busted — Here’s What To Do Now…

Greg Guenthner

Biotechs blasted lower all week. Semiconductors hit the mat. And the once high-flying Nasdaq lost more than 3% as of yesterday—topping off its worst run since last April. Greg Guenthner looks at the latest market sell-off and questions the mainstream explanation behind it.


How to Make Money from Stupid Cat Videos

Greg Guenthner

As the business publication Quartz reports, "Cisco projects video to represent 71% of all mobile data traffic by 2019, up from about 55% last year, and representing the bulk of mobile traffic growth."


Platitudes, Hypocrisies and “Pimpocracy”

Bill Bonner

Bill Bonner writes with his mouth wide open… staggered by the shabby immensity of it… a tear forming in the corner of his eye. Yes, he's looking at how the US economy, money and government have changed since President Nixon ended the gold-backed monetary system in 1971.


Why Is Everything Cheaper in India?

Stephen Petranek

There may be a long trip to India in your future if you have hepatitis C. That’s because the Indian Patent Office recently rejected Gilead Sciences’ application for a patent on Sovaldi. You may remember Sovaldi, the nearly miraculous “cure” for hep C that was approved by the FDA a little more than a year ago.