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Watch Mythbusters Slice Open A Chicken With A Drone Rotor

Because they can<p>Can a hobby drone by itself kill a person? Not an armed, military drone; those we already know can kill humans, and have done so in the thousands, but an off-the-shelf, commercial drone, without any additional armament. Even with the historical precedent, <i>Mythbusters</i> set out to see …

Cost-cutting measures pay off for Tim Hortons with positive results

The cost-cutting prowess of Tim Hortons' new Brazilian owner is starting to pay off, helping the coffee-and-doughnut chain generate some strong second-quarter results.<p>3G Capital Partners LP of Brazil, known for its bare-bones operations at companies such as H.J. Heinz and Burger King, is bringing …

Oil and gas turn their backs on coal as climate deal nears

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Chemistry books say there are three fossil fuels: coal, oil and natural gas.<p>Lately you could get the impression that coal is the …

Fossil Fuels

Colombia rebels cancel unilateral cease-fire after army raid

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia’s largest rebel group on Friday called off a unilateral cease-fire in reaction to a military raid on a guerrilla camp that killed 26 of its fighters, further straining negotiations to end the country’s half-century-old conflict.<p>The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia …

Middle East

Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad

NEW YORK (AP) — For some boxing fans, the big fight Saturday night turned out to be between them and their cable companies.<p>Strong pay-per-view demand …

Boxing