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It's No Surprise Tech Investors Just Poured $22 Million Into This Growing Salad Chain

Madeline Stone / Business Insider Sweetgreen is a fast-growing salad chain with some serious support from tech.<p>In December, the chain received $22 million in funding from Revolution Growth, an investment fund from AOL cofounder Steve Case and fellow former AOL execs Ted Leonsis and Donn …

Google: This Oracle Lawsuit Could Damage The Whole Software Industry

The courts just handed Oracle a surprising win in its years-long lawsuit against Google and Android. And Google, to say the least, is not …

Harvard Scientists Create Super Strong Degradable Bioplastic from Shrimp Shells

Thanks to a team of Harvard scientists, being called a “shrimp” will no longer amount to an insult. The University’s Wyss Institute for Biologically …

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These Solar Roads Could Power The Entire Country

The founders of the Solar Roadways project want to cover every highway in thick, LED-lit glass.<p>There are nearly 18,000 square miles of roads in the U.S., an area that’s bigger than the entire states of New Hampshire and Massachusetts combined. By some estimates, there are also as many as 2 billion …

Blackhawks Player Unable To Speak But Able To Play After Taking Puck To The Throat (GIF)

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson couldn't talk after taking a puck to the throat in Game 2 against the Minnesota Wild on Sunday.<p>Before Game 3 on Tuesday, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville told reporters that Hjalmarsson wouldn't be able to speak but he would be able to play, per …

Bicycling to Nirvana: Fighting Gridlock the Dutch Way

Major cities try to emulate Amsterdam's bike-friendly approach.<p>This month millions of Americans will pedal out onto the nation's roads during National Bike Month. But for the nation's roughly 800,000 bicycle commuters, May won't be different from any other month.<p>Frustrated with rising gas prices …

10 Words Every Book-Lover Should Know

The word for a book-lover is a ‘bibliophile’, a word first recorded in print in 1824. Alternatively, there is the word ‘bookworm’, which is of an …

Too stressed to bail: America's big banks are failing basic health tests

You think <i>you’re</i> feeling stressed?<p>Just ask Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America, his views of the topic of “stress”, and stand back. Bank of America flunked the Federal Reserve's test of bank health, called a stress test. Each year the Fed asks the country’s 30 largest financial institutions to …

Hotel La Semilla - Playa del Carmen, Mexico ...

Ideally located in a trendy corner of Playa del Carmen, in close proximity to restaurants, Mayan ruins, the jungle and the beach, Hotel La Semilla is …

Top Sailing Destinations in Europe

Complementing Europe’s natural, cultural, and historical richness are some of the world’s most enchanting and glamorous sailing destinations.<p>From the …

Climate change is clear and present danger, says landmark US report

Climate change has moved from distant threat to present-day danger and no American will be left unscathed, according to a landmark report due to be unveiled on Tuesday.<p>The National Climate Assessment, a 1,300-page report compiled by 300 leading scientists and experts, is meant to be the definitive …

What Inspired 10 Successful Entrepreneurs to Become Founders

Every entrepreneurial journey starts somewhere. See if you recognize yourself in these stories.<p>Every entrepreneur has <i>that</i> moment--an experience, an epiphany, getting fired, getting desperate, getting fed up; getting lucky enough to have the right mentor--that inspired them to someday become an …

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What would happen if bees went extinct?

It would mean a lot more than fewer stings and breakfast options. Maddie Moate reveals just how much we depend on bees, and how close we are to losing them.<p>Where would we be without bees? As far as important species go, they are top of the list. They are critical pollinators: they pollinate 70 of …

Antarctic Ice May Be Held in Place By Small Plugs—for Now

Centuries of warmer waters would be needed before Wilkes Basin could contribute to sea level rise.<p><b>Small plugs in the coastal ice shelves of East</b> <b>Antarctica</b><b>are all that are holding back several meters of</b> <b>sea level rise</b> <b>worldwide, according to a pair of climate researchers.</b><p>However, it would take …

Supercar Builder Takes a Shot at a Hybrid RV

Shelby Super Cars' SSC Ultimate Aero tops out at 257 miles per hour. For its next trick, the company says it can move a motor home 150 miles on electric power alone. Looks like grandma and grandpa might show up for Thanksgiving after all<p>Shelby Super Cars' SSC Ultimate Aero beat the Bugatti Veyron …

Why Walking Makes You More Creative

That's what Stanford University researchers Marily Oppezzo and Daniel L. Schwartz found in a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition.<p>Study participants who went for walks saw an 81% increase in tests measuring <i>divergent thinking</i>, a thought …

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First they killed all the accountants: How big banks, corporations and government made themselves unauditable

<b>Kenneth Lay (AP/Pat Sullivan/David J. Phillip/Salon)</b><p>The response to scandals has been to gut auditing power — when we most need transparency from banks and government<p>Jacob Soll<p>May 4, 2014 2:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Rise and Fall of Nations”<p>In the …

California city looks to sea for water in drought

Updated:Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:02 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:02:17 GMT<p>Oceanside beaches were reopened by authorities on Tuesday following a shark …

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Can Former Gang Member Lucy Flores Become the New Face of the Democratic Party?

Nevada Assemblywoman Lucy Flores has had an abortion and been arrested for driving a stolen car, but she might be the Democrat most likely to win Nevada's lieutenant gubernatorial election.<p><i>Photos courtesy of the Lucy Flores campaign</i><p>Being in a Las Vegas street gang and having an abortion usually …

Best South America XI Who Won't Go to the World Cup

Every four years, the World Cup brings the best players from around the globe together in direct competition. But for every star who makes the tournament, there are just as many who are resigned to missing out on the great show.<p>With Brazil hosting this year, an extra place was opened up for South …

Finally! Legislators who listen to Paul Krugman and Thomas Piketty

<b>Thomas Piketty, Paul Krugman (Reuters/Charles Platiau/Anton Golubev)</b><p>Meet the California legislators taking on income inequality across party lines, by listening to the actual experts<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>May 5, 2014 5:41pm (UTC)<p>Everybody is talking about inequality, it seems, but now legislators in …

World Cup 2014: Ghana the winner as Asamoah Gyan forges greatness in the Arabian world

Asamoah Gyan's big-money move from the Premier League to the UAE has paid off with 99 goals in 91 games<p>There was a part of every Ghanaian football fan that died when Asamoah Gyan decided to head towards the United Arab Emirates on loan three years ago.<p>At 25, 'Baby Jet' was a young star on the rise, …

10 Things You Didn't Know About Bosnia-Herzegovina

The 2014 World Cup will be historic for Bosnia and Herzegovina.<p>For the first time since achieving independence, the national team will play at a major football tournament.<p>Bosnia and Herzegovina are the only debutant team in Brazil, and their participation comes 19 years on from the end of the …

Your Reputation Is The Most Valuable Thing You Possess. Here's How You Maintain It...

Launching a new venture, getting that new job or promotion, bringing together a team of A-players, securing financing from shrewd business connections that you hardly know… these are all potentially life-changing goals. All of them are attainable only if you have built and maintained a stellar …

7 Tips for Giving Great Feedback

Practice, do it early, and always be interested.<p>Not all gifts come in neat packages, and this is definitely true of feedback. It is one of the more difficult tasks that business managers face, yet it is crucial for making workplace relationships more functional and people more productive, says …