The Myth of ‘Clean Coal’ Might Finally Die

The Myth of ‘Clean Coal’ Might Finally Die

As coal goes down the drain, so, too, are inefficient programs to prop it up. Earlier this week, the investigative arm of U.S. Congress, the Government Accountability Office, said it would look into the “clean coal” tax credit, which generates $US1 ($1.3) billion in income for producers around the U.S….

Bitcoin Is Probably Coming to Visa

Bitcoin Is Probably Coming to Visa

The CEO of Visa has revealed the company’s plans to roll out Bitcoin payments as well as the ability to buy the cryptocurrency using Visa credentials. “We’re trying to do two things. One is to enable the purchase of Bitcoin on Visa credentials,” Visa CEO, Alfred Kelly, said on the…

How Much Should You Spend On A Car Based On Your Income?

How Much Should You Spend On A Car Based On Your Income?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing how to budget for a car based on a percentage of your income, smallish SUVs for taller…

RIP Piracy on YouTube?

RIP Piracy on YouTube?

Anyone with hit with a copyright claim on YouTube can probably tell you about the complicated, confusing, and drawn out hassle that comes with them. Thankfully, the platform is releasing a tool to proactively notify creators about their video’s potential copyright issues before they’re published.

I Miss My First PC

I Miss My First PC

Most of my early childhood memories are filled with vivid flashes of new and unusual experiences, like the time I climbed out of my crib and landed flat on my arse. Just a few years later, I remember using my first Windows PC that solidified the trajectory of the rest…

How Do Astronauts Go To the Bathroom in Space?

How Do Astronauts Go To the Bathroom in Space?

Whether you use a hole in the ground or a fancy gold-plated toilet, on Earth, gravity pulls your waste down and away from you. For astronauts, “doing their duty” is a bit more complicated. Without gravity, any loose drops or dribbles could float out of the toilet. That’s not good…

Aussie Reddit Traders Are Adopting Endangered Koalas

Aussie Reddit Traders Are Adopting Endangered Koalas

Since last week r/wallstreetbets has been donating to a gorilla conservation en masse. Now Australian reddit traders, r/ASX_Bets are also getting in on the action, donating funds to help save koalas. ASX_Bets is coming for the koalas At the time of writing the r/ASX_Bets subreddit is full of koala adoption…