The days of having to remember your childhood dog's mother's maiden name or what street your first high school mascot lived on could soon be a thing of the past. Barclay Wealth has recently introduced a verification system that uses biometrics, rather than random facts, to confirm your are who you say you are.
Shrimp fountains don't grow on trees, you know—nor do Ahi Tuna steaks, Fish McBites, or fried calamari. But that hasn't stopped an increasingly affluent human population from annually demanding more and more seafood. As a result, an estimated 85 percent of the ocean's fish stocks are now either fully exploited or…
After its third nuclear test in February drew a harsh rebuke from the international community and further tightened economic sanctions against the Hermit Kingdom, North Korea has once again doubled down on its nuclear rhetoric. The country announced today that it will soon restart the Yongbyon reactor, Pyongyang's…
Firefighting is an extremely dangerous job on par with helicopter linemen and DC pizza delivery boys. But when fighting a Chicago-area warehouse inferno earlier today, crews had to endure both fire and ice caused by temperatures hovering just above 0 degrees F. Check out shots of the fire's aftermath over at WSJ.
Just hours after Hurricane Sandy decimated the Eastern Seaboard, killing 17 and leaving more than 10 million without power, rescue and recovery efforts from North Carolina to New York City have already begun. Even if you don't live in the regions affected by this super storm, you can still do your part by donating…
Uruguay has announced a plan to kill two birds with one nug. The South American nation that prides itself on safety and community (people still leave their doors unlocked there, seriously) intends to regulate and sell marijuana on a national level.
You can now obtain medical marijuana in Connecticut. HB 5389 passed the state senate 21-13 last month and was signed in to law by Governor Dannel Malloy last Friday.
Is this an image of some horrible irradiated wasteland? Maybe this is what happens when Lindsay Lohan wades into the ocean at night? No, it's actually a celebration, not cause for a full-body acid wash.
There is a right way and a wrong way to dispose of our nuclear effluence and I'm pretty sure just dumping it into the Columbia River isn't the right way. Plutonium takes a closer look at the economic and environmental costs of our Cold War arms race.