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Chipotle is facing a crisis that has nothing to do with E. coli

People are getting tired of Chipotle's menu, and that could be an even bigger problem for the company than its recent E. coli crisis.<p>The burrito chain's sales have plunged following the E. coli scare that affected restaurants in 14 states.<p>The outbreak was declared over in February, but same-store …

E. Coli

16 Slow Cooker Recipes for Summer

Slow Cooker Recipes

These 3 Stocks Could Prove Poisonous to Your Portfolio

The tech sector is populated with companies that boast high growth potential and the possibility of market-crushing returns, but history shows numerous casualties for every big success story, and winding up on the wrong side of too many tech investments can be hazardous to your wealth.<p>To get a look …

Investing

Is this how to make the perfect cup of tea?

Does the milk go in first, or after? The British Standards Institution believes it has the answer to a historic debate<p>Britain is a nation of tea lovers, but on one great question, we stand divided: do you put the milk in first, or last?<p>The answer to the question may lie with the <b>British Standards</b> …

Food

How to make the ultimate roast potato

Forget the turkey and stuffing, the pigs in blankets and the cranberry sauce.<p>Isn't the best part of a Christmas lunch, in fact any roast, the humble potato, fluffy and piping on the inside and roasted to crunchy perfection on the outside?<p>Here's a fool-proof recipe for delicious, crunchy roast …

Food & Dining

This 4-Stock Dividend Retirement Portfolio Yields 7.3%

I’m sure I don’t have to tell you how tough it is to build a dividend retirement portfolio that provides a decent yield these days.<p>Many investors make utility stocks a cornerstone, but that strategy is less appealing this year, with many utilities’ valuations stretched and their yields well below …

Stocks

This Terrifying Killer Worm Will Haunt Your Nightmares

Evil has a new name ... and it's Bobbit.<p>Meet the Bobbit worm: the real-life subterranean assassin you probably never knew existed.<p>This not-so-little guy is one of the most unsettling ambush predators to date. It buries itself in the ocean floor, silently waiting to pounce on unsuspecting fish that …

Worms

These 2 charts show a huge problem with bank CEO pay

CEO pay at big Wall Street banks is a big deal.<p>JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon took home $27 million for 2015. Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein earned $23 million.<p>Those are big numbers, and there are sure to be lots of people out there who think they are too big.<p>Another huge issue, though, is why the …

Executive Compensation

Venezuela: how the socialist paradise turned into debt and hyperinflation hell

They call them <i>bachaqueros</i>. Venezuela’s army of black market shoppers descend every day at dawn outside Caracas’s biggest stores.<p>Named after the bachaco leaf-cutting ant that carries several times its weight, the men and women queue alongside hundreds of other Venezuelans for food, nappies, milk and …

Socialism

Make These Grilled Cheese Roll-Ups for the Ultimate Comfort Food Fix

Cheese

Apple Investor Weekly: Warren Buffett's $1 Billion Bet On Apple, Tim Cook's First Visit To India

The big news this week for Apple was Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway disclosing that it had bought over $1 billion in the company’s shares in the March quarter and Tim Cook spending five days in India. For the stock it broke a four week losing streak by rising $4.70, or 5.2%, to $95.22. The …

Tim Cook

Yale's Renowned Global Justice Professor Is Accused Of Sexual Harassment

A former Yale student has struggled for years to get the government to investigate her claims that a professor harassed her and that the school mishandled the case.<p>Thomas Pogge was accused of sexual harassment multiple times, but escaped punishment by Yale University for the allegations.<p>A federal …

Title IX

American companies are 'masking' a $6.6 trillion mountain of debt

Debt can be a good thing, it gets the wheels of the economy moving.<p>Too much debt, however, can be a bit of a problem to say the least (see: the financial crisis).<p>Well, American companies may just have a mountain's worth of problems according to a new report from Andrew Chang and David Tesher of S&P …

Finance

Reluctant partners: the Fed and the global economy

The influence of the global economy on the decisions of the US Federal Reserve has become a topic of frontline importance in recent months.<p>Since the …

Trauma and Deprivation Lead Syrian Youths to Extremist Groups, Says New Report

The primary factors driving Syrian youths towards extremist groups are deprivation and personal trauma stemming from five years of civil war in the …

Trauma

Energy-Storing Train Gets Nevada Approval

Startup will build a better grid by pushing heavy railcars up a hill.<p>One of the biggest challenges of the shift to renewable energy like solar and wind is energy storage. The wind or sun don’t always generate power exactly when it’s needed, so infrastructure needs to bridge the gap. Batteries are …

Energy

What to Watch in the Stock Market This Week

Stocks had a mixed showing last week, with the <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b>falling slightly and the <b>S&P 500</b> rising to break its three-week losing streak. Both indexes remain in positive territory for the year, but by less than 1%:<p>^DJI data by YCharts.<p>For the week ahead, <b>Costco</b> ,<b>GameStop</b> and <b>Dollar Tree</b> …

Stock Markets

This infographic shows you might be paying too much for dividends

US companies that offer high dividends are very popular among equity investors today. Shares of these companies are trading near record high valuations, as the very low interest-rate environment prompts investors to seek stocks that act like bonds. The market’s composition—illustrated in our …

Investing

The CEO of Goldman Sachs accidentally explained why everyone hates Wall Street

Brilliance is often accidental, and so it was at Goldman Sachs' annual meeting on Friday.<p>In an attempt to pinpoint exactly what's wrong with the global economy — why demand is weak, why growth is anemic, why jitters on one side of the planet can turn into panic all over — CEO Lloyd Blankfein …

Goldman Sachs

‘The Angry Birds Movie’: How Rovio turned its hit game into an animated film

FEATURE:<p>For the first time in franchise history, the eponymous Angry Birds can walk and talk. And they’re using their new social skills to try and take over Hollywood.<p>The Angry Birds Movie (out in theaters now) is the next big step in Rovio Entertainment’s multimedia conquest. The original Angry …

Angry Birds

Massachusetts officer shot during traffic stop dies; hunt underway for suspect

A police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop in a central Massachusetts town early Sunday, and a suspect is on the loose, authorities said.<p>Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino was shot at about 12:30 a.m. after stopping a vehicle on a residential street, Chief Andrew Sluckis said …

Northeastern United States

Gluten-free chocolate eclairs

<b>SERVES</b><p>8<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the choux pastry</b><p>70g salted butter<p>large pinch of sea salt<p>large pinch of sugar<p>110g gluten-free white flour<p>1 tsp liquid pectin<p>140g beaten egg (about 3 eggs)<p><b>For the icing</b><p>125ml double cream<br>• 125g milk or dark chocolate (50 to 60 per cent cocoa solids), chopped into small pieces<p><b>For</b> …

Chocolate

Top 10 music festivals in Europe for 2016

Love International, Croatia<p>As the Croatian festival scene bidding farewell last summer to its founding father, the Garden Festival, which bowed out after 10 years of magic, it now falls to Love International to carry the torch. Run by the team behind Bristol’s Love Saves the Day (with the Garden’s …

Apple Leak Reveals 'Edgeless Display' New iPhone

The iPhone 7 is going to be a disappointment. That’s the conclusion many are drawing after credible leak after credible leak revealed a device that’s a minimal upgrade on the iPhone 6S. But there might just be a very good reason for this…<p>Following news from ever reliable KGI Securities analyst …

iPhone

'X-Men Apocalypse' Box Office: A Strong $103.3M Overseas Debut

The big news overseas wasn’t <i>Angry Birds</i> or <i>Captain America: Civil War</i>, but rather debut of <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i>. The 20th Century Fox superhero sequel debuted in 75 markets on Wednesday, 10 days ahead of its Friday domestic debut. The film earned a whopping $103.3 million over the five-day weekend, …

Box Office

Tomatoes could hold the key to old-age prostate problems, scientists say

The familiar problem suffered by older men of having to relieve themselves several times a night could be treated by eating more tomatoes, scientists believe.<p>Researchers found that a nutrient called lycopene, which gives tomatoes their red colour, could potentially ease the affliction suffered by …

Prostate

Chromebooks are about to take over and Apple and Microsoft should be worried

Chromebooks are about to take over the world.<p>A few days ago, Google announced that Chromebooks will soon be able to run Android apps from the Google Play app store, finally making them fully capable computers and putting them in a position to put a real dent in Apple and Microsoft's dominance in …

Chromebook

OneCore to rule them all: How Windows Everywhere finally happened

Everywhere Windows 10 can be. And on the server, too, though there it gets a different branding. (credit: Microsoft)The Windows 10 Anniversary …

Microsoft

5 Ways to Flavor Your Meat While It’s Resting

To add major flavor to your meat this summer, try one of these easy, chef-approved ways to season your meat after it’s off the grill.<p>It’s almost June, everyone, and that means that grill season is upon us! Along with outdoor BBQs and drinking cold beer in the sun, grilling also means that it’s time …

Meat