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Here's How Much Shipping Increases Hawaii's Cost Of Living | Posted 04.06.2015 | Hawaii

From high in the sky, the building blocks of modern Hawaii resemble colorful children’s toys. Closer up, those blocks — shipping containers sta...

Traders, Say Hello to the Internet of Things

John Bates | Posted 03.08.2015 | Technology
John Bates

The Internet of Things (LoT) is getting ready to change the world. Connected people, places and things are already communicating data into increasingly sentient industries. But, to date, it has not been clear how the financial services world can take advantage.

What Happens To The Thousands Of Shipping Containers Lost At Sea Every Year?

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 07.17.2014 | Green

There are about 5 to 6 million shipping containers crossing the sea at any time. The United States imports more stuff this way than any other country....

The Answer To The Housing Crisis Could Be Found In This Box

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

It looks like shipping container homes aren't just a trend. They're reportedly being used to solve housing problems. According to the Daily Mail, F...

Quirky New Development Planned For Detroit

Posted 11.16.2012 | Detroit

A local firm is proving Detroit development can get way wackier than Dan Gilbert's garish interior design scheme at the the Chase Tower. Three Squared...

After Almost 300 Years, Global Economy Sinks Shipping Firm

Reuters | Jonathan Saul | Posted 08.09.2012 | Business

LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Britain's oldest shipping firm, Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd, has gone into liquidation after nearly 300 years of trading,...

WATCH: California Mom Turns Shipping Container Into Home

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.22.2012 | Business

The rent has gotten so damn high for one woman that she's been forced to live in a box. After being forced to leave her house, Lulu, who lives in ...

Operation Thriller USO Tour, Day No. 4

Douglas Preston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Douglas Preston

The day started with another ride on a C-130 transport plane, which included a rapid descent (3,200 feet per minute) that brought our stomachs into our throats.

Managing Risks in Public Policy: Impact vs. Probability?

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Walking barefoot through airport security makes little sense if our ports are unprotected. Let's gather the courage to redirect our resources to risks that are high probability and high impact.

Shipping Container Homes: 8 Innovative Designs

Mother Nature Network | Matt Hickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The rise of innovative green architecture has created in increasingly in-vogue practice: rejiggering, stacking and linking rugged and versatile freigh...