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The Case Against Artificial Sweeteners Is Getting Stronger

They’re supposed to be a way to have the proverbial cake and, literally, eat it too: all the sweet taste without the calories and the metabolic …

How To Cure A Migraine: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

A migraine is not just a headache, which is what some people assume (and scoff at) when colleagues aren't able to come in to work because they are …

Hyperloop Technologies gets a new name ahead of propulsion test

The world of Elon Musk-imagined levitating super trains that fly through tubes is finally a little bit less confusing. Today Hyperloop Technologies changed its name to Hyperloop One. The new moniker should help reduce any mix-ups with competing company Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT). …

High-speed Rail

Amazon takes on YouTube with launch of Amazon Video Direct

Amazon unveiled its own plans to compete in the user-generated video market with the launch of a new service called Amazon Video Direct in a surprise announcement this morning. This service, explains the company, allows creators to upload their own videos to Amazon’s Prime Video and generate …

Televisions

Two-fifths of Britons 'unwilling to make any changes to tackle global warming'

Despite widespread concern about climate change, many people are unwilling to do anything to help prevent it, survey finds<p>Two-fifths of Britons are unwilling to make any changes to their lifestyle to help combat the threat of climate change, a survey has found.<p>Despite more than 80 per cent of …

Pepsi Is Opening a Cocktail Bar

The soft drink giant wants to dabble in the hard stuff.<p>PepsiCo is opening a cocktail bar called Kola House in New York City’s meatpacking …

Behind the Scenes at Two Illinois Farms That Local Restaurants Can't Live Without

<i>Welcome toOut of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the relationships that build and sustain the food industry. This year, we’re traveling the country to look at how sustainability has become a rapidly growing movement within the food world.Chefs at the forefront of this trend are introducing</i> …

Agriculture

Coffee Could Help You Live Longer, Says Harvard

Another study suggests something we all want to believe: drinking coffee is super-healthy.<p>Coffee drinkers might be getting something in their cups …

Healthy Fish

From superstar chef Rick Bayless's tuna ceviche with avocado to perfect barbecued salmon, here are delicious healthy fish recipes.

JetBlue is Offering $29 Flights to 31 Cities for Leap Day

Find out how to travel across the country for $29.<p>Leap Year might not mean much to most people (unless you're one of those people that only gets a …

The WW2 flying wing decades ahead of its time

In the last months of World War Two, Nazi Germany tested an experimental fighter more spaceship than aircraft. Only now are we realising how inspired it was. BBC Future looks at the Horten Ho 229, one of aviation’s most futuristic designs.<p>In December, US aircraft maker Northrop Grumman unveiled a …

Aviation

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Carry-on Essentials for Long Flights

<i>By Gloria Atanmo for the CheapTickets Travel Blog</i><p>When it comes to long flights and even longer layovers, let's be honest, it SUCKS. There are few things in life I really hate, and long flights is right up there with diarrhea and Donald Trump (arguably synonymous, but I digress).<p>As a full-time …

Hotels With the Best Thanksgiving Dinners

Fill up your glass and get comfy. These 15 hotels will do the cooking and the cleaning for you.<p>There's a lot to love about Thanksgiving: uncorking the first Beaujolais at noon, ladlesful of gravy all over your meat <i>and</i> veggies, wearing elastic-waistband pants without shame...but the prep, not so …

America's Best Cities for Winter Travel

Readers don't underestimate the value of sunshine and stellar deals. The capital of Puerto Rico gets high marks for being affordable, but it’s more …

Boeing and Lockheed Protest Billion-Dollar Stealth Bomber Contract

We could see this one coming tens of billions of dollars away.<p>Northrop Grumman can't pop the champagne just yet. Last month, the aerospace giant won the huge contract to build the Pentagon's Long-Range Strike Bomber, a would-be successor to the B-52 and the B-2. Today, though, Boeing and Lockheed …

Aviation

Square Plays Safe On Initial IPO Price To Entice Investors

Payments company Square has set its IPO offering to price at $11 to $13 per share. This will raise up to $403.7 million, and value the company at approximately $4.19 billion. This valuation would be actually be well below its last round of private funding, when its Series E round valued its shares …

BlackBerry Priv review: Android alone can't save the company

Sports fans often say that their team could pull itself out of a losing streak <i>if only</i> it'd play that exciting but untested, kid who's usually consigned to the bench. Gadgets fans sing a similar hymn about BlackBerry, opining that it would have remained relevant if it'd adopted Android to run on its …

Phones

A prominent ad-blocker-blocker served malware to Economist readers

One of the web's most prominent anti-ad-blocking tools has been serving malware to <i>Economist</i> readers. In a message to subscribers, <i>The Economist</i> warned that anyone who visited the site between 11:52PM and 12:15AM GMT on Halloween night may have been exposed to malware. The malware was served as a …

Charter bus wreck kills 6 on way to Texas

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A charter bus ferrying workers from Michigan to Texas hit a bridge abutment Friday on Interstate 40, shearing off much of its roof and killing six people, according to Arkansas State Police.<p>The single-vehicle wreck occurred a little before 1 a.m. CT west of the U.S. 167 …

The Iraq That Chalabi Left Behind

The great WMD deceiver ended up alone, abandoned and betrayed—even by his dream of a unified country.<p>ERBIL, Iraq — On the rare occasion Ahmed Chalabi consented to an interview in the last couple of years, you first had to listen to a recitation of the list of U.S. and U.N. officials who had …

Middle East

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for the elderly to flipping burgers, according to a new study.<p>Robot doctors and lawyers? It’s a change …

The Future

Facebook now lets you add music clips of your favorite bands

Videos, pictures and news — Facebook is big in all three. Now, it's testing the waters in music.<p>Facebook has introduced Music Stories, a new …

Social Media

Could electrical stimulation to the brain help with weight loss? A new study shows promise

Giving a region of the brain that's key to self-control and motivation a zetz of electrical stimulation may help the obese to eat less and lose more weight, says a new study.<p>Research suggests that the brains of people who are obese differ in a key respect from those of normal-weight people: The …

Notable airline bombings and foiled plots

<b>(CNN) —</b> For almost as long as there have been passenger planes, there have been criminals and terrorists who want to bring them down.<p>The first happened 82 years ago; the most recent definitive incident -- twin bombings in Russia -- was 11 years ago. And U.S. intelligence suggested Wednesday that an …

The Shocking Confessions Of Real-Life Housekeepers

These cleaning pros are dishing some dirty little secrets! Here, they reveal the strangest, hardest, and funniest things they've ever experienced on a job. Enjoy...<p>We asked cleaning pros (and few organizers, too) to reveal the strangest, hardest, and funniest things they've ever experienced on a …

The Chicken I Make When I Won't Go Home

“I miss the old you,” my mom texts. The words seem to echo from their gray text bubble. I stare, exhaling deeply, before squeezing my phone so hard that its sides feel like they might warp. Tears press against my shut eyes, but I will them away. Angry. I feel angry. No, I am hurt.<p>This “old” me has …

The Keurig of Home Brewing Batches Craft Beer at the Push of a Button

There's a new device on the market for those who want to be able to brew beer at home on-demand. According to Bloomberg, PicoBrew — which is founded by ex-Microsoft vice president Bill Mitchell — has launched a new machine simply known as the Pico. The Pico uses prepackaged pods to brew beer …