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Eating Chickens Is a Leading Cause of Death Worldwide

This piece was co-authored by Jay Shooster from NYU School of Law.<p>In a recent report by the World Health Organization, processed meat comes across as the new villain of public health. Processed meat undeniably increases the risk of cancer according to the report, which cited 800 studies, while red …

Agriculture

Yahoo wants to kill passwords with revamped Mail app

The Internet giant is trying to get more people to use its email service. In the process it also wants to rid the world of passwords.<p>Yahoo thinks it can make your password a thing of the past.<p>The Sunnyvale, California-based Internet giant unveiled new features Thursday, including one that enables …

Yahoo Mail

Wunderlist for Windows 10 lets you add to-dos with Cortana

Microsoft has released a new version of Wunderlist — the to-do app it acquired in June — for Windows 10, with support for OS-specific features like dictating tasks to Cortana and displaying live tiles.<p>The desktop app has got a nice visual refresh with flatter design elements. The sidebar and detail …

Sony's new 4K smartphone is only 4K some of the time

The biggest smartphone news out of IFA was without a doubt the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium and its ultra-sharp 4K display.<p>We didn't want to poo-poo too …

5 Card Games to Know (and Snacks to Eat While Playing)

<i>Play your cards right:</i> <i>5 games to learn—and 20 snacks—for your next night in.</i><p>It's safe to say that Food52 staffers like a little healthy competition: We're on soccer teams and bowling teams; we run races and shake cocktails against one another (cooking is a sport too, right?). <b>And, we're card game</b> …

The New Chip-Equipped Credit Cards: Safer, And (For Now) More Confusing

Credit-card issuers are racing to get new cards with embedded chips into customers’ hands. But merchants aren’t ready for the shift.<p>If you live in the U.S. and have a credit card, you’ve almost certainly received a replacement card out of the blue in the last three months, often paired with an …

iPhone 6 has serious camera problems, say Tom’s Guide testers

The iPhone has been known for its great camera. But iPhone 6, maybe not so much.<p>Even with its new “focus-pixel” autofocus and optical image stabilization (in the iPhone 6 Plus), the cameras on the newest iPhones have some serious problems. That’s what the good (and typically reliable) people at …

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

LG and Samsung gear up for the next bout of flexible display tech

Samsung and LG are on the cutting edge of what could become a popular future trend – curved and flexible display smartphones. The two companies have already released their first generation curved displays, the LG G Flex and the Samsung Galaxy Round. We conducted our own comparison between the two …

Electronics Industry

Microsoft reportedly paying YouTube personalities to promote Xbox One

Microsoft has reportedly partnered with Machinima to quietly pay the YouTube channel's video partners to promote the Xbox One. According to <i>Ars Technica</i>, Machinima's affiliates could get a $3 per CPM (or $3 for every 1,000 views) bonus if they included at least 30 seconds of Xbox One footage and …

Take Your Next Flight On This Gigantic Solar Whale-Like Plane

When we picture transportation of the future, we tend to think “sleek.” A Spanish designer has gone in the opposite direction with his vision for an environmentally friendly, futuristic “whale plane” that looks like a cruise ship in the sky.<p>Oscar Viñals, from Barcelona, envisioned the “AWWA Sky …

South Korea's 5G Network Will Let You Download a Full Movie in a Second

South Korea has announced a $1.5 billion plan to upgrade its network to 5G capability by 2020.<p>“We helped fuel national growth with 2G services in the …

Infiniti Head: Our Mantra Is 'Young Minded'

Today at the LA Auto Show while executives at Audi, BMW and Porsche discussed sales volumes and maintaining luxury clientele, the new head of Infiniti America was thinking about something more basic: building those (almost) from scratch.<p>“We don’t want to have that legacy that you actually become a …

Apple Likes To Say Its Products Have The Best Displays; It Can Stop

While Apple likes to make a point that specs don’t make a product, it has been at the forefront of bringing better and better screens to customers in recent years, raising the bar for the entire industry in the process. The most important step came in 2010, when Apple introduced the iPhone 4 and …

Motor Authority

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Inconsistencies Haunt Official Record Of Kennedy's Death

The first thing T. Jeremy Gunn says when you ask him about President John F. Kennedy's assassination is, "I'm not a conspiracy theorist. I don't have a theory about what happened."<p>But he knows <i>a lot</i> about it from his work for the Assassination Records Review Board, established by Congress in 1992, …

Why Minorities Are More Optimistic About the Value of College

Jason Par­kin­son, a 29-year-old elec­tri­cian from Clev­e­land, doesn’t con­sider it much of a han­di­cap that he nev­er ob­tained a four-year …

Tesla shares fall after latest fire

For the third time in six weeks, a Tesla Motors Model S sedan has caught on fire following a traffic accident.<p>Car fires aren't that unusual, happening an average of 17 times per hour nationwide. But analysts fear fires in electric cars could scare drivers away from the new technology.<p>The latest …

Tesla

Nissan boss warns UK over possible EU exit

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1026000/1026463_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524728963_09b733ea8c734111be594d6b7a3d08b0<p><b>Nissan will reconsider its investment in the UK if Britain leaves the European Union, chief executive Carlos Ghosn has told the BBC.</b><p>Prime Minister …

United Kingdom

The U.S. Has 50 Million Poor People

* Overall rate stuck at 16 percent -Census Bureau<p>* Social Security a big boost for elderly, disabled<p>* Alternative data factors in cost of living, other expenses<p>By Susan Heavey<p>WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - The number of poor people in the United States held steady at nearly 50 million last year, but …

Pay to Fix America’s Crumbling Infrastructure Now, or Pay More Later

America’s crumbling infrastructure may never be cheaper to replace than it is now. By David Cay Johnston.<p>The people on the Interstate 5 bridge that …