From CNN Health, another story about how 3-D printing is revolutionizing medicine: To save a dying baby, University of Michigan doctors tried the medical equivalent of a “Hail Mary” pass. Using an experimental technique never before tried on a human, … read more
From Dvice.com: When you think 3D printers, chances are you think of a cube-like desktop device. Something that can create anything you can design — as long as your creation is small enough to fit within the printer’s build platform. … read more
We hear a lot about the well-publicized increases in oil production in America’s top two oil-producing states: Texas (2.295 million barrels per day/bpd in February) and North Dakota (783,000 bpd in March). But the recent breakthroughs in advanced drilling technologies … read more
Highlights from today’s report from the Census Bureau on new home sales in April: 1. Both the average sales price ($330,800) and the median sales price ($271,600) established new all-time record highs in April (see chart above). Compared to a … read more
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reported today on its House Price Index (HPI) for March, based on the purchase prices of houses involving conforming, conventional mortgages purchased or securitized by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. The FHFA index of … read more
Also of Interest
Gas tax on mileage shatters right to privacy
Shifting to a Vehicle Miles Traveled tax system serves neither the interests of good government nor the interests of personal privacy.Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2013/05/02/4213891/gas-tax-on-mileage-shatters-right.html#storylink=cpy
Bidens are becoming more charitable over time – they used to give less to charity than Americans making less than $5,000
The Obamas and the Bidens released their 2012 tax returns on the White House blog today.Now that Biden’s tax returns are coming under public scrutiny, he and Dr. Jill Biden seem to be feeling a bit more charitable than the former, rather uncharitable Senator Joe Biden, whose tax returns probably received little attention, if they were even released at all.
America's oil and gas revolution
To grasp the importance of the revolutionary change in oil and gas drilling sweeping across the United States -- and its significance for our economy -- just consider how far behind the rest of the world is lagging.