China’s Troubled Aircraft Carrier Proves Why It’s So Hard To Build Them

Carriers are complicated and expensive things to build.

By Kyle Mizokami | Popular Mechanics

Recent news out of China suggests that the country is experiencing technical problems with its first homemade aircraft carrier. This points to an ongoing issue for countries that have elected to go the aircraft carrier route: carriers are really, really complicated and expensive things to build.… read the full article

This 31-year-old sold $700,000 of stuff online without buying any inventory

‘Two years ago, I couldn’t afford a taxi,’ says independent online retailer Christopher Wane

By JAMES WELLEMEYER | MarketWatch

Online retailer Chris Wane: ‘I really just wanted an extra 200 pounds a month to help pay the bills and maybe save up for a holiday.’

Two years ago, Chris Wane, a now 31-year-old living in Manchester, England, was struggling to pay his bills and often couldn’t afford enough food for the week.… read the full article