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Like a 'second wife': Wind energy gives American farmers a new crop to sell in tough times - USA TODAY

In an increasingly precarious time for the nation’s farmers and ranchers, some in the wind belt have a new commodity to sell — access to the wind. more



China Says It’s Now Quarantining Old Cash to Combat Spread of Coronavirus - Slate

China is also heating bills and using ultraviolet rays to sanitize old bills. more



The Fairey Rotodyne, the vertical take off and landing airliner time forgot - Ars Technica

"I thought it was this forgotten branch of aviation—and it never really had its chance." more



The best Presidents Day sales to shop this weekend - WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Another long weekend, another set of sales to shop — and these deals are worthy of the highest office in the land. Presidents Day weekend means dozens of discounts on everything you've been waiting to buy, from mattresses and kitchen appliances to fashion and… more



How a genius hacker made $350,000 exploiting DeFi - Decrypt

One "decentralized" protocol is now using its admin key to redeem lost funds. And this shows the bigger problem with DeFi. more



Hong Kong warns of 'tsunami-like' shocks - Seeking Alpha

<ul><li>"The actual impact of this [coronavirus] epidemic on Hong Kong's economy is quite large, and may be higher than the impact of SARS on the economy in 2003," Financial Secretary Paul Chan wrote in a <a href="https://www.fso.gov.hk/chi/blog/blog20200216.… more



Airbus' Blended Wing Maveric Hits the Skies - WIRED

Starting with the small-scale model 'Maveric', the planemaker says this new design could produce major efficiency gains. more



Bitcoin on Verge of 1,000% Rally: Crazy Accurate Analyst Who Predicted $6,400 Bottom - newsBTC

There are few Bitcoin traders that have been as accurate as Dave the Wave over the past year. The pseudonymous cryptocurrency trader predicted in the more



What we know about Facebook's new oversight board that can overrule Mark Zuckerberg - Business Insider - Business Insider

Facebook is starting a separate company that can overrule Mark Zuckerberg as it struggles with how to police content from over 2 billion users. more



Break out the tumblers. The price of wine is dropping fast - CNN

Let's raise our tumblers and toast to cheaper wine. more



Despite Zeal To Save Environment, These Americans Don’t Make The Connection To Electric Cars, Tesla - Forbes

Americans’ attitudes toward EVs at the start of 2020 is still looking grim. more



Judge orders a little off the top of UWS condo tower 200 Amsterdam Ave. - New York Post

The soon-to-be tallest building on the Upper West Side might have to be trimmed at the top. A State Supreme court judge ruled earlier this week that the city must revoke the building permit for the… more



A 622-page climate change bill aims to transform industry. What does it mean for Pittsburgh? - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The climate legislation, likely to die in the Republican-controlled Senate, serves to bolster House Democrats’ environmental messaging. more



US mulls blocking GE from selling jet engines to China: Report - Aljazeera.com

Move would be a reversal of past US administrations which have supported US companies' sales to China's aviation sector. more



'Actively exploring options’ -- Art Van Furniture could file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy - WDIV ClickOnDetroit

The Warren-based furniture chain Art Van Furniture may be filing for bankruptcy. more



The Boring Company Completes 1st Tunnel For Las Vegas Loop Project - CleanTechnica

This tunnel will connect the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, where the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is held, with the new 1.4 million square foot West Hall located in another part of its 200 acre campus. The trip by car on surface str… more



Another 70 people test positive for coronavirus on ship in Japan - Reuters

Hundreds of passengers were preparing to be evacuated from a cruise ship on Sunday after spending two weeks under quarantine off Japan over the coronavirus, with Americans expected to begin flying home on chartered planes as soon as Sunday evening. more



Los Angeles Airport 101: A guide to the lounges at LAX - The Points Guy

Today, we’re going to take a look at a rundown of all of the lounges Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has to offer. LAX is the second-busiest airport in the U.S. and the fourth-busiest in the world. Traffic is projected to rise to up to 100 million by … more



IEA Oil Demand To Fall For First Time In A Decade - OilPrice.com

The IEA slashed its demand forecast for the first quarter of 2020, predicting that quarterly oil demand growth will turn negative for the first time in a decade more



Michael Bloomberg's employees created a book purportedly full of his offensive quotes. Here it is. - Insider - INSIDER

A book of risqué and off-color sexist remarks purportedly by Michael Bloomberg haunts his presidential campaign. Insider is publishing a copy of it. more