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City of London could be cut off from Europe, says ECB official

London-based institutions could be stripped of ‘passports’ that allow them to sell services to rest of EU, says François Villeroy de Galhau<p>The European Central Bank has fanned fears that London could lose its status as Europe’s financial capital after warning that the Brexit vote might sever the …

This Is the Most Expensive Flight in the World

Etihad Airways has just unveiled the most luxurious way to fly from Mumbai to New York—with a price tag fit for a king.<p>It’s a long haul between New …

Abu Dhabi

Tokyo 2020 unveils new logo after plagiarism claims

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 organizers unveiled a new Olympic logo featuring traditional Japanese designs on Monday, seven months after they were forced to scrap the original motif over accusations of plagiarism.<p>Tokyo 2020 Emblems Selection Committee Chairperson Ryohei Miyata (R) and committee …

Tokyo 2020

Awesome Tech You Can't Buy Yet: Submarine drones, a speed-trap solution, and more

<i>At any given moment there are approximately a zillion different crowdfunding campaigns happening on the Web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or</i> …

Zero-waste bloggers: the millennials who can fit a year's worth of trash in a jar

These bloggers treasure taking a sleek, modern approach to reducing waste in their efforts to save the planet – but they face their fair share of criticism, too<p><b>In pictures</b>: how to produce nearly zero waste<p>Kathryn Kellogg, a 25-year-old print shop employee, spends four hours a day on her lifestyle …

Zero Waste

Fidel Castro bids farewell to Cuba's Communists as he says he will die soon

Fidel Castro has made what is likely to be his final speech to Cuba's Congress, telling the assembled politicians that he would die soon but that the revolution's ideals would live on.<p>The 89-year-old spoke after his brother Raul, 84, was re-elected as head of the Communist party - a position the …

We Tried the Weirdest New Beers Out There—and We Mean Weird

From dung-smoked whale testicles—stay with us—to chocolate oyster stouts, experimental beers are having a moment.<p>From dung-smoked whale testicles—stay with us—to chocolate oyster stouts, experimental beers are having a moment. It might be a marketing moment. But nevertheless, a moment so important …

'Living Wills' for 5 Out of 8 Big Banks Fail U.S. Regulators' Test

Five out of eight of the country's biggest banks do not have credible plans for winding down operations during a crisis without the help of public money, federal regulators said on Wednesday.<p>The "living wills" that the Federal Reserve and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation jointly agreed were …

North Korea Pretends to Be Abraham Lincoln in a Letter to Obama

North Korea’s rhetorical attacks on Washington are reliably colorful. The U.S. is an “imperialist” state, and Secretary of State John Kerry is a …

North Korea

How Colorado Is Turning Food Waste Into Electricity

Americans throw away about a third of our available food.<p>But what some see as trash, others are seeing as a business opportunity. A new facility known as the Heartland Biogas Project is taking wasted food from Colorado's most populous areas and turning it into electricity. Through a technology …

Joseph Medicine Crow dies at 102; acclaimed Native American historian and last war chief of Montana's Crow Tribe

Joseph Medicine Crow, an acclaimed Native American historian and last surviving war chief of Montana's Crow Tribe, has died. He was 102.<p>Medicine Crow died Sunday, said Terry Bullis, director of Bullis Mortuary in Hardin, Mont.<p>A member of the Crow Tribe's Whistling Water clan, Medicine Crow was …

Musk says Tesla Model 3's interior will 'feel like a spaceship'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk alluded before the Model 3’s launch event that the company’s presentation last week was only part one of what the new electric car has in store for customers.<p>That’s understandable, given that the Model 3 won’t hit the streets until the end of 2017. Over the past few hours, Musk …

Italian primary school children as young as six will be taught how to drink wine in weekly lessons to show them 'you don't drink to get drunk'

• <b>Lessons are part of a parliamentary bill and will teach children about wine</b>• <b><br>Children will not taste wine but will learn of its importance in Italian</b> …

Does climate change make it immoral to have kids? | Dave Bry

Bringing children into a disintegrating environment used to be a theoretical fear. Now it’s a very real one<p>The decision whether or not to have a child is one of the bigger ones a person will make in life – often the biggest.<p>I needed some strong convincing from my wife when it came time for us to …

Morality

5 Epic Banana Cream Pies

Happy National Banana Cream Pie Day!<p>While it's hard to choose a favorite pie, the ethereally light and fluffy banana cream pie, would surely make the …

Internet by light promises to leave Wi-Fi eating dust

Connecting your smartphone to the web with just a lamp—that is the promise of Li-Fi, featuring Internet access 100 times faster than Wi-Fi with …

Wi-Fi

Pope Francis plans a symbolically freighted trip to Mexico

Pope Francis travels to Mexico this week, saying he wants to "live the faith" of the overwhelmingly Catholic country but will not shy away from confronting issues of violence and corruption that could make his governmental hosts quite uncomfortable.<p>History's first pontiff from the Americas will …

The waterless toilet that turns your poo into power

UK researchers have created a self-sustaining nano-membrane toilet that could provide a safe alternative to open defecation and public lavatories<p>Human excrement is rife with pathogens, “odorant volatiles” (the chemicals that make it smell) and parasites, but it has something going for it: it’s …

Toilets

Lawmakers propose bill to privatize air traffic control

WASHINGTON (AP) — Responsibility for the nation's air traffic control operations would shift from the government to a private, nonprofit corporation …

Google deal prompts call for corporate sales tax in UK

Tory peer Nigel Lawson says ability for multinationals to move profits around world makes corporation tax redundant<p>The corporate tax system should be radically overhauled in the wake of the row over how much Google should pay in the UK, the former Conservative chancellor Nigel Lawson has said.

Bernie Sanders’ tweet to overturn Citizens United misunderstands the Supreme Court.

Bernie Sanders hates the Supreme Court’s decision in <i>Citizens United v. FEC</i>, which held that corporations have a First Amendment right to spend …

Bernie Sanders

Islamic State destroys Iraq's oldest monastery

Satellite photographs confirm that a 1,400-year-old monastery has been reduced to rubble<p>The oldest Christian monastery in Iraq has been reduced to a field of rubble, yet another victim of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's (Isil) relentless destruction of heritage sites it considers …

The World's Richest 1% Just Got A Lot Richer, While Everyone Else Didn't

The gap between the rich and the poor has widened to the extent that the richest 1% have more wealth than the rest of the world combined, according to a new report by anti-poverty charity, Oxfam.<p>Per Oxfam’s math:<p>In 2015, just 62 individuals had the same wealth as 3.6 billion people – the bottom …

The world’s richest 62 people now have more wealth than the poorest 3.6 billion combined

So much wealth has accumulated among the world’s richest that the 62 wealthiest people on the planet now own more than the poorest 3.6 billion people, or half the planet, according to research published by Oxfam, an anti-poverty charity.<p>That ratio has become a good deal more skewed recently. In …

World Economic Forum

Russian forces to stay in Syria 'indefinitely' under deal with Assad

Newly published details of the deal, signed before Russian airstrikes in the country began, suggest Moscow may maintain a long term military presence in the Middle East<p>Russian forces will remain in Syria “indefinitely,” according to a newly published agreement between Moscow and Damascus.<p>Details of …

Duchovny, Anderson learn to love their 'X-Files' characters

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny say they learned to appreciate being known for "The X-Files" characters that made them …

5 Reasons Mental Health Is a Hidden Civil Rights Issue

In January, we celebrate the work and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and in his memory, we reflect on the civil rights victories achieved and the ones still yet to be made. As we've seen over the past 18 months, there is still much work to be done in securing equality for black Americans …

A$AP Rocky's Awesomely '90s Guess Collaboration Is Now Available Online

An official collab was a long time coming.<p>There are times when it seems like A$AP Rocky's aesthetics are discussed more than his music. Entire blogs are dedicated to what he wears. Publications write listicles and think pieces about his advanced blend of streetwear and high design. When people do …

Yosemite National Park Forced to Change Names of Landmark Lodges

A disgruntled concessionaire is demanding more than $51 million for names and websites.<p>Frequent visitors to Yosemite National Park will be sad to …

National Parks