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Two Customers Are Suing Starbucks for Allegedly Underfilling Lattes

Starbucks is being sued by two California residents who claim the coffee chain knowingly underfills its lattes. Siera Strumlauf and Benjamin Robles …

Coffee

Are corn-fed fish less healthy to eat? - Futurity

A shift to crop-based feed for farmed fish has experts wondering if the new diet will reduce the health benefits of eating fish.

Holistic Medicine

FIFA Demands Millions in Restitution From U.S. — for Its Own Misdeeds

FIFA, the disgraced governing body of world soccer, is demanding tens of millions of dollars from the U.S. government as restitution for bribes and benefits paid to its own former leaders, according to court documents.<p>The claim, filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, New York, includes …

Corruption

The career advice no one tells you

Most people have “okay” jobs. We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day. There’s nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level. They’re the people who land executive level …

Employment

Young Entrepreneurs: All Small Towns Have Multimillion-Dollar Opportunities | Inc.com

<b>This is a guest post from Jason Duff, founder and CEO of COMSTOR Outdoor.</b><p>Overpriced real estate. Insane work hours. Fierce competition against other smart people. Against huge odds, smart young people flock to Silicon Valley and other hubs to find the next billion-dollar unicorn.<p>I'm 34 years old, …

Business Strategy

How Did a Quail Chick Hatch From a Supermarket Egg?

We all learn about the birds and the bees when we’re children—but it turns out the birds can be a little confusing. Especially when they unexpectedly hatch from breakfast foods.<p>A man in the Netherlands named Alwyn Wils reportedly managed to hatch an adorable baby quail from a dozen eggs he bought …

Birds

Could a gene-editing tweak make pigs organ donors for ailing humans?

Despite their slovenly habits in agricultural settings, pigs raised in biomedical labs are clean enough that many humans would welcome —indeed, do welcome — the use of their tissue for life-saving transplants. Transplanted heart valves routinely come from pigs as well as cows.<p>But the dream of …

Ministry of Defence military exercise will feature 'killer robots'

Drone aircraft and underwater systems to be given ‘realistic workout’ in UK-led Nato Joint Warriors exercise off Scottish coast<p>The Ministry of Defence is organising its first-ever “Robo-Wars” exercise this autumn, using drones, seacraft and a host of other innovations as part of the growing trend …

Military

If You Set High Expectations For Your Marriage, Is It Doomed?

Psychologists disagree on whether expecting your marriage to be a deeply fulfilling relationship makes it more likely that the union will thrive, or that it will doom you to disappointment.<p>So, psychologists, should we just go ahead and expect the worst after the honeymoon?<p>Only if that matches your …

Communication Skills

MIT’s New Battery Runs On Sugar

The device can power an LED light.<p>If you take a carbon nanotube and set fire to one end, that tube will generate electricity. And if you’re an MIT genius, you can heat those tubes with regular old table sugar, pack them together, and have a battery that produces almost the same output as the one in …

The lawsuit that claimed to be filed by the Uber driver accused in the Kalamazoo shooting is a hoax

The Uber driver accused of killing six people during a shooting rampage in Kalamazoo, Michigan, has now filed suit against the ride-hailing company and is asking for $10 million in damages.<p>Hand-written and sent from his prison cell in Kalamazoo, Jason Dalton, 45, claims that he worked for years for …

Crime

This Nasty New Malware Can Infect Your Apple iPhone or iPad

Apple’s mobile operating system just got a nasty bug.<p>Researchers from the cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks (panw) said on Wednesday that they …

App Store

Why You May End Up Spending Way More in Retirement Than You Realize

Few of us have any idea what retirement will actually cost us.<p>Many financial experts agree that as a general rule, you’ll need about 70% of your …

American ISIS Fighter a 'Gold Mine' for US Intelligence

U.S. officials are eager to question an alleged American ISIS fighter captured in Iraq on Monday because he could be a treasure trove of intelligence about how the Islamic State really works, current and former U.S. counterterrorism officials told NBC News.<p>“He would be an intelligence gold mine,” …

George Washington University

Scientists Grow Full-Sized, Beating Human Hearts From Stem Cells

It’s the closest we've come to growing transplantable hearts in the lab<p>Of the 4,000 Americans waiting for heart transplants, only 2,500 will receive new hearts in the next year. Even for those lucky enough to get a transplant, the biggest risk is the their bodies will reject the new heart and …

Boston