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World's largest beer brewer highlights clean water and disaster relief during Super Bowl

Anheuser-Busch, the world's largest brewing company, is devoting two Super Bowl ads this year not to beer, but water.<p>The new TV spots, from the …

How the loss of net neutrality could change the internet

Supporters of the repeal say it will free up internet providers to innovate, while opponents fear the online world will become more like cable TV.<p>The repeal of net neutrality ushers in a new chapter of the internet that could eventually transform the way Americans communicate, shop and consume …

Net Neutrality

Explorer declares himself 'king' of unclaimed no man's land

An Indian adventurer has declared himself the ruler of an unclaimed strip of land in North Africa and is encouraging interested parties to apply for citizenship.<p>Suyash Dixit travelled hundreds of miles to Bir Tawil, an 800 square mile piece of uninhabited land between Egypt and Sudan that neither …

We should all take a month off of red meat

Cow farts are a big problem.<p>Before you print out this post just to have the pleasure of burning it, one quick programming note: Nobody here is suggesting you give up meat forever. I couldn’t do it; the only reason I’m not eating a cheeseburger RIGHT NOW is because the line was too long at Five …

Cows

Here's Exactly How Long Your Vacation Should Be

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>The state of the American vacation is simply abysmal. As <i>Travel +</i> <i>Leisure</i>previously reported, …

10 Things Lefties Do Better

Lefties make up a small, but mighty group. At around 10 percent of the Western population, they are clearly dwarfed in numbers alone by right-handers …

Solar eclipse 2017: Where to see it best

NASA has some ideas<p>If you haven’t heard yet (unlikely), there’s an event of cosmic significance happening on August 21: a very special solar eclipse, with a shadow path that will pass exclusively through the continental U.S. (the next time this will happen is 2316). While everyone should be able to …

Solar Eclipse

Study finds 1 in 8 Americans struggles with alcohol abuse

<b>(CNN) —</b> Americans are drinking more. A lot more. According to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, an estimated one out of every eight Americans struggles with an alcohol disorder.<p>The study tracked drinking patterns among 40,000 people between the years of 2002 and 2003, and then again from …

Public Health

New frontier in cancer care: Turning blood into living drugs

SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They …

Immunotherapy

United Grapples With PR Crisis Over Videos of Man Being Dragged Off Plane

United Airlines on Tuesday faced a spiraling crisis from videos showing a passenger being dragged off an airplane, as consumers threatened a boycott of the airline and lawmakers called for an investigation. By the afternoon, after more than a day of changing statements, United’s chief executive …

First Pot-Focused Fund Lets Americans Legally Invest In Hot Biz

It's been difficult for Americans to legally invest in the world's booming marijuana business but a new online fund will let you do it at the click of a mouse.<p>Canadians are bringing a new meaning to the term "investor high," with the world's first marijuana-focused exchange-traded fund opening on …

Prince Contained Multitudes, New Book Confirms

When Prince first signed with Warner Bros. Records, he didn't want to be categorized as a black musician. This was the late 1970s, before music by black artists was widely marketed to multiracial audiences; before kids in every household in America were glued to their screens watching "Thriller" on …

10 Steps Everyone Must Take to Get Rich

These moves will be your foundation for establishing positive financial habits that will move you closer toward your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation is at the point now where they’re starting to think hard about how to build long-term …

Personal Finance

Google Play now gives away a paid app every week

There are millions of free apps available on the Play Store, and many of them are pretty great. But there are also millions of paid apps that don't …

House Republicans pull health care bill

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Seven years of Republican efforts to eradicate President Barack Obama's proudest domestic achievement ended Friday before a single vote was cast.<p>House Speaker Paul Ryan sensationally pulled his Obamacare repeal bill from the floor Friday afternoon, a day after President Donald …

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Questions Basic Facts About Climate Change

President Trump's head of the Environmental Protection Agency says he does not believe that carbon dioxide is a major cause of global warming.<p>"I would not agree that [CO2] is a primary contributor to the global warming that we see," Scott Pruitt said Thursday in an interview with CNBC's Joe …

Scott Pruitt

Lithium-Ion Pioneer Introduces New Battery That’s Three Times Better

94 year-old John Goodenough, one of the co-inventors of the lithium-ion battery that now powers everything from phones to Teslas, has developed a new …

Home Depot to fill 80,000 jobs for the spring

Home Depot is the latest retailer to announce that it's hiring, saying that it's aiming to fill more than 80,000 jobs in time for the spring time rush.<p>The home improvement retailer will be bringing on a range of employees, from cashiers to freight handlers to customer service representatives. To …

Trump's FCC wants to let your cable company sell your data, because who cares about privacy?

Under President Donald Trump, it seems like every department in the executive branch is racing to see who can undo regulations the fastest. And at …

The Real Difference Between Google And Apple

Google and Apple are both hyper-successful companies, but chart their patents, and they have completely different innovation signatures.<p>Steve Jobs has been granted 347 patents in the past decade, many awarded posthumously. By contrast, Google’s Sergey Brin and Larry Page only have a combined 27 …

The 27 hardest job interview questions, according to Glassdoor

Jobs interviews are always hard, but some come with trickier questions than others. Where do you see yourself in five years? How many ping pong balls …

Japan's Prime Minister Showed the Way to President Trump's Heart: Flattery

Days after Donald Trump’s election, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe flew to New York for a hastily scheduled meeting with the …

Sears could close more stores, cut jobs in effort to cut $1 billion in 2017

Sears Holdings Corp. on Friday said it would slash costs by at least $1 billion this year in a restructuring that could mean more job cuts and store closings.<p>The Hoffman Estates-based retailer also said it was writing down the value of the Sears name by $350 million to $400 million.<p>Sears previously …

External HDD Support Finally Coming to PS4 With New Update

8TB in theory means no more battling for space.<p>The PlayStation 4 is getting external hard drive support in the next system update.<p>System Update 4.50, …

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free)

Knowledge is power.<p>What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And …

Ronda Rousey ‘probably done’ with UFC: Dana White

The most important voice in UFC has sent another signal that Ronda Rousey has tapped out, for good.<p>UFC president Dana White, after a recent …

White House Says Obama's Order On LGBTQ Rights Will Stay In Effect

An executive order protecting gays and lesbians who work for federal contractors "will remain intact" at President Trump's direction, the White House says. The move could allay concerns that Trump might end recently adopted protections against an anti-LGBTQ workplace.<p>The White House announced the …

LGBTQI

Hackers copied US climate data to European servers during Trump's inauguration

As Donald Trump was sworn into office as the new president of the US on Jan. 20, a group of around 60 programmers and scientists were gathered in the Department of Information Studies building at the University of California-Los Angeles, harvesting government data.<p>A spreadsheet detailed their …

Donald Trump

Obamacare's Demise Is a Looming Disaster for Mental Health

Look at a map of states president-elect Donald Trump won in November alongside a map of states with the highest rates of opioid prescriptions, and …

Beer sales don't take a hit from marijuana legalisation, study finds

Research suggests cannabis legalisation linked to rise in drinking rather than users substituting Budweiser for bud-smoking<p>The legalisation of marijuana in several US states has not curbed beer sales, according to new research, as Americans managed to find room in their social schedules for …