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IRS To Count Automatic Gratuities As Wages, Not Tips

Gratuity included? A new IRS rule could end, or at least curtail, the practice.<p>The Internal Revenue Service will soon begin classifying automatic gratuities as service charges that are taxable as regular wages and subject to payroll tax withholding. Currently, they're considered tips, and it's up …

7 Reasons Why Coffee Is Good For You

Coffee isn't just warm and energizing, it may also be extremely good for you.<p>In recent years and decades, scientists have studied the effects of coffee on various aspects of health and their results have been nothing short of amazing.<p>Here are 7 reasons why coffee may actually be one of the …

Broccoli slows arthritis, researchers think

<b>Eating lots of broccoli may slow down and even prevent osteoarthritis, UK researchers believe.</b><p>The University of East Anglia team is starting human trials following on from successful lab studies.<p>Tests on cells and mice showed that a broccoli compound - which humans can also get from Brussels …

Why it matters that the world’s second-biggest shark-catching country just banned “finning”

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>India is second only to Indonesia in catching sharks—it caught 74,000 tonnes (81,600 tons) in 2011, compared with Indonesia’s 109,000 tonnes, according to Traffic (pdf), a non-governmental organization. And India just announced that it’s adopting a “fins on” policy in …

Google Is Talking To The NFL About Buying The Rights To Broadcast Games On YouTube

Google would get the NFL's "Sunday Ticket<br>package, which broadcasts all the out of town games. DirecTV currently owns that package, but its deal with NFL expires next year, so the NFL is starting to talking to potential bidders.<p>The current package costs DirecTV $1 billion a year. Ben Schacter at …

Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Coolest (And Least Known) Attraction

Forget Las Vegas or Area 51, Fly Geyser in Nevada offers much brighter and otherworldly sights at a much cheaper cost.<p>Source: ZME Science<p>Nestled on a …

This Gadget Automatically Tunes Any Guitar In Seconds

The TronicalTune is your very own pocket roadie<p>Throughout their 23-year history, automatic guitar tuners have remained stubbornly complex systems that cost thousands of dollars and require tedious professional installation. Chris Adams, CEO of Tronical in Hamburg, Germany, has figured out a way …