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The Power Of The Top 1%

The Power Of The Top 1% Michael Maiello / Forbes 07.06.09, 12:00 AM EDT The debate over income inequality is about democracy, not economics. In two well-reasoned and, even better, well-sourced columns this summer, Thomas F. Cooley, the dean of NYU’s Stern School of Business and one of my favorite conservatives, tackles the problem... »

Spray-On Solar-Power Cells Are True Breakthrough

Spray-On Solar-Power Cells Are True Breakthrough Stefan Lovgren / for National Geographic News January 14, 2005   Scientists have invented a plastic solar cell that can turn the sun’s power into electrical energy, even on a cloudy day. The plastic material uses nanotechnology and contains the first solar cells able to harness the sun’s... »

Seniors Brings Stability to the Work Force

Seniors Brings Stability to the Work Force

Seniors Brings Stability to the Work Force BussinessWeek July 2008  Older employees may be an asset when businesses are hit with bad news. A study from the University of Alberta found that as we get older, we get better at rerouting worrisome information to areas of the brain that can process it analytically. Older... »

The ‘middle-class millionaire’

The ‘middle-class millionaire’ Those with net worth of $1 million to $10 million reshape U.S. culture By Thomas Kostigen, MarketWatch Last update: 7:31 p.m. EST March 5, 2008   SANTA MONICA, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Those with a net worth of between $1 million and $10 million — that they have earned rather than inherited... »

China has the second largest billionaire population in the world

China has the second largest billionaire population in the world January 1st, 2008 – 2:42 pm New Delhi, January 1 (ANI): China has reportedly become the country with the second largest population of billionaires in the world, just behind the US. The number of Chinese entrepreneurs, who have assets worth more than one billion... »

Generation Y biggest user of libraries: survey

Generation Y biggest user of libraries: survey by Julie Vorman; Editing by Bill Trott / Reuters Dec. 30, 2007 More than half of Americans visited a library in the past year with many of them drawn in by the computers rather than the books, according to a survey released on Sunday. Of the 53... »

The Brains Behind Billionaire Homes

The Brains Behind Billionaire Homes When it comes to building a house for a billionaire, money isn’t a constraint but the stakes can be very high. Here, architects, including those responsible for creating homes for the likes of Bill Gates and David Geffen, talk about the challenges of bringing unrestrained visions to life. From:... »

Thank small businesses for making nation great

Thank small businesses for making nation great By MARY PAULSELL / ColumbiaTribune.com Published Saturday, November 24, 2007 As we prepared for the Thanksgiving holiday this year, I was reminded once again how grateful we should feel to live in a country that, over the past 20 years, has economically outperformed the world and helped... »

UK Kids Warned MySpace Isn’t Private – OMG!!

UK Kids Warned MySpace Isn’t Private – OMG!! James Niccolai, IDG News Service Fri Nov 23, 2007 1:00 PM ET Young people are compromising their career prospects and opening the door to online fraud by posting personal information on social networking sites without thinking about the consequences, a U.K. privacy watchdog warned Friday. The... »

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