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Sit in Starbucks without buying a drink? Maybe not in Singapore

SINGAPORE: While Starbucks in the United States has formally implemented a policy to treat everyone who walks into their cafes as a customer, whether …

Coffee

Veteran-owned Black Rifle Coffee Company to invest $6M in Tennessee expansion

Black Rifle Coffee Company, the veteran-owned coffee roaster, plans to open a new facility in Tennessee as part of a $6 million investment.<p>The facility in Manchester, Tennessee—about 65 miles southeast of Nashville—will allow BRCC to increase production capacity to keep up with growing demand, …

Coffee

Coffee Waste Is Now Fetching a 480% Premium Over Coffee Itself

Aida Batlle grows coffee on her family’s farm in the hills surrounding El Salvador’s Santa Ana Volcano. Like generations before her, she had little …

Coffee

The Mk 13 Mod 7 Will Be the Marines' New Deadly Sniper Rifle. This Is What It Can Do.

A real killer or paper tiger? <i>How and when the service plans on fielding its new suite of precision weapons, like every other new piece of gear in the</i> …

Military

Step aboard the Admiral Kuznetsov, Russia's aircraft carrier that's considered to be one of the worst in the world

Russia's only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, is one of the five worst carriers in the world, according to The National Interest.<p>In October 2016, the Kuznetsov was sailing to Syria through the English Channel on a combat deployment when it was spotted belching thick clouds of black smoke …

Military

3 of the Oldest Weapons in the Pentagon’s Inventory

If it ain't broke, why fix it?<p>For a country with a $600 billion dollar defense budget, the United States still uses a sizable amount of old gear. Some of the antiquated stuff is around because it works really, really well, and there’s not come along anything better to replace it with. In other …

Military

Yes, Deere

Deere is seeing stronger demand for its products.<p>Deere's low valuation gives the stock a great entry point.<p>I see Deere's stock as a great combination …

Investing

5 Jaw-Dropping Graphs Detailing Apple Inc's March to $1 Trillion

It's easy to forget what a miraculous ride it's been. Here's a quick refresher.<p>Before Oct. 23, 2001, <b>Apple's</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) key products had been a mix …

Investing

The Hard Truth at Newspapers Across America: Hedge Funds Are in Charge

A group of journalists protesting outside the offices of a New York City hedge fund recently shined a light on a little-known fact about the state of …

Journalism

Is GoPro Inc a Buy?

Here's why you should still be wary, even after a 90% sell-off.<p>Few investors have had as rough a three-year stretch than those invested in …

Investing

3 Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Next 50 Years

Investors looking for decades of growth should consider Berkshire Hathaway, Costco, and Amazon.<p>Looking for a stock to hold for the majority of one's …

Investing

Survey: These are the majors that will help you get you a job the fastest

New research from CareerBuilder shows that among companies bringing recent college graduates on board this year, Business is the major that’s “the …

Business Development

China Gives Tesla, Ford, General Motors and Trump One Awesome Present

<b>Rev up those auto plant engines:</b> In the matter of a day, China may have helped Donald Trump get re-elected and assisted in giving a nice bottom-line …

General Motors

This "Innovative" Pot Stock Just Reported a Profit and Declared a Dividend

The ancillary marijuana industry is booming, and this weed stock is a prime example.<p>Over the past 22 years, we've witnessed a near-180 in North …

Investing

3 Good Reasons Not To Believe Everything You See In American Healthcare

Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky’s research on the heuristic principles of decision-making jolted the psychologists of the 1970s and opened the world’s eyes to a surprising truth: Humans make irrational decisions.<p>Prior to the duo’s work, scientists largely operated under the assumption that humans …

Medicine

Trump, Chinese leaders moving forward on deal to save ZTE

President Trump is moving closer to freeing the embattled Chinese company ZTE Corp. from severe penalties over export law violations, telling reporters that existing restrictions had harmed American firms that sell material to China.<p>But his willingness to release restrictions on ZTE just one month …

China

A new study suggests that while fasting diets might help with weight loss, they could increase your risk of diabetes — and the 5:2 author has responded

Researchers at the University of São Paulo, Brazil presented new research on the effects of intermittent fasting at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting held in Barcelona, Spain at the weekend.<p>In their study done on rats, they found that while fasting might achieve weight loss, it …

Diabetes

This Startup Made Safer Helmets for Football Players. Then the U.S. Military Came Calling

Helmet maker Vicis has been working behind the scenes on designs for the Army and Marine Corps.<p>More than 100 NFL players and thousands of high schoolers now wear a football helmet created by Vicis, a Seattle startup that wanted to rethink helmet design from the inside out to lessen concussions and …

Military

NVIDIA's AI-Driven Data Center Business Could Grow by 18 Times in 5 Years

Rapid adoption of artificial intelligence could help propel the GPU leader's data center revenue up to $50 billion by 2023.<p><b>NVIDIA</b> (NASDAQ:NVDA) …

Investing

Gallery: Breathtaking aerial photography from a 747 cockpit

At the young age of 34 years old, van Heijst has already logged 8,000 hours of flight time, including 4,000 solely on the 747. Over the years, his …

Photography

Using Technical Analysis In The Gold Markets | Investopedia

Gold is part of many investor's portfolios, as people widely view gold as a safe-haven investment during troubled times. Short-term traders also buy …

Trading

Is Humanity Ignoring Our First Chance For A Mission To An Oort Cloud Object?

In 2003, scientists discovered an object beyond Neptune that was unlike any other: Sedna. While there were larger dwarf planets beyond Neptune, and comets that would travel farther from the Sun, Sedna was unique for how far it always remained from the Sun. It always remained more than twice as …

Astronomy

Improve your home’s value with the right landscaping

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>When designing his current home, Andre Kim knew he wanted a garden. Not just a few herbs or …

Landscaping

Red Hot Micron Is Still One Heck of a Bargain

What's been hot all May? Well, yes, stocks in general thanks to a great earnings season and broadly improved corporate conditions going forward. What …

Investing

Beating Republicans in November will be harder than Democrats thought

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's become a numbing Washington ritual. Donald Trump shatters a traditional boundary on the exercise of presidential power. Or he uses inflammatory language that stirs racial animosities. Or he's hit by new revelations in the overlapping investigations into his campaign's contacts with …

Government

How Living Abroad Helps You Develop a Clearer Sense of Self

In today’s increasingly globalized world, more and more people are choosing to live, work and study abroad—and this trend appears to be a good thing: social science studies have shown that international experiences can enhance creativity, reduce intergroup bias, and promote career success.<p>To better …

Psychology

Watch a massive C-5 Galaxy send up a billowing cloud of dust during a tight takeoff on a short runway

The following footage shows a US Air Force C-5 Galaxy taking off from Ilopango airport, located on the eastern part of the city of San Salvador, El Salvador. The massive cargo aircraft, with a wingspan of 222 ft 9 in (67.89 m), exceeding the runway's 148 ft (45.1 m), generates a spectacular cloud …

El Salvador

70% of Saudi Arabia’s electricity is used for air conditioning

In Saudi Arabia, the weather is always warm. That means the air conditioner is always on.<p>Saudi Arabia uses more than 70% of its electricity on air conditioning and cooling, according to a paper (paywall) published in 2017 by researchers at King Abdulaziz University in the city of Jeddah. And in the …

Saudi Arabia

Holiday guide to Basilicata, Italy: what to see plus the best restaurants and hotels

Imagine a region that has miles of white sand beaches on one coast, picturesque rocky bays on the other, two mountainous national parks, and one of the world’s oldest cities. Add lots of warm sunshine plus fine food and wine and you might expect the area to be a tourist mecca, busy with hotels and …

Italy

Boeing-backed electric plane maker finds launch customer in JetSuite

A startup private jet company backed by Boeing and JetBlue, has found a launch customer for its soon-to-be released aircraft.<p>Zunum Aero will sell 100 of its hybrid-to-electric jet planes –scheduled for flight tests next year – to JetSuite, which offers private charter flights as well as …

Aviation