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FDA Tests Confirm Oatmeal, Baby Foods Contain Residues of Monsanto Weed Killer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which is quietly starting to test certain foods for residues of a weed killing chemical linked to cancer, has found the residues in a variety of oat products, including plain and flavored oat cereals for babies.<p>Data compiled by an FDA chemist and presented to …

Rodrigo Duterte vows to kill 3 million drug addicts and likens himself to Hitler

Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines president, appears to have compared himself to Hitler, saying he would be “happy to slaughter” millions of drug addicts in his bloody war on crime.<p>During a press conference in his home city of Davao, the former prosecutor told reporters that he had been compared to …

Asia

How Ford's Twitter strategy helped it win debate

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton may be largely viewed as the winner of Monday night's presidential debate. But Ford Motor and the United Auto Workers union didn't do so bad either, marketing experts say.<p>The automaker and the union responded in real-time during the debate on Twitter with …

Donald Trump

Bold New Move To Rescue Faltering Taiwan High-Tech And Why It Might Work

Few conversations about high-tech go by in Taipei without a reference to Silicon Valley. A Taiwanese startup founder might have just visited the fabled California tech hub or a venture capital firm there is traveling to Taiwan to spread its wealth. You hear about how startups in Silicon Valley, …

Silicon Valley

Third typhoon of the month hits Taiwan, 32 injured

TAIPEI (Reuters) - The third typhoon to hit Taiwan this month killed at least four people and injured hundreds on Tuesday, knocking down trees and cutting power to millions.<p>Most schools and offices were shut and the north-south bullet train suspended services as Typhoon Megi, packing winds of well …

14 great books about sports that will change the way you look at the game

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>This truth is one of the reasons so much great literature has been written about the world of sport.<p>We've seen miracles, heartbreaks, …

The US is holding on to nuclear weapons to defend the Earth against rogue asteroids

A huge asteroid crashing into the Earth and killing all life may be a pretty far-fetched scenario — but it's far from impossible. As such, agencies like NASA and the UN have spent time envisioning ways to mitigate the threat, with nuclear weapons becoming an increasingly popular choice. Last …

Weird Crystal Can Absorb All The Oxygen In A Room -- And Then Release It Later

This could potentially make fuel cells, space travel, and scuba diving a lot more efficient.<p>Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark say they’ve invented a crystal that pulls oxygen out of the air and even water. Apparently, just a spoonful of the stuff can suck up all the oxygen in a …

Your nose knows death is imminent

Until as recently as 1987, British coal pits employed caged canaries as sentinels that alerted miners to the presence of poisonous gases. Being more sensitive to them than we are, the birds would get distressed before the gases reached levels that are dangerous to humans, giving the miners time to …

Terrawatch: Mount Ontake eruption

At the time of writing at least 43 people are thought to have died, and dozens have been injured, during the eruption of Japanese volcano Mount Ontake. It was a well-monitored volcano, so why wasn't there more warning?<p>"The sudden nature of the eruption suggests that it may have been caused by a …

I Ate 15 Ramen in Tokyo and Here's What I Learned

<i>Chashu Pork Ramen in Shibuya</i><p>When I arrived in Tokyo, I already harbored a deep love for ramen--the Japanese noodle soup with an increasing fan following in America. But I soon discovered I had a very narrow view of the tasty dish. Having only previously eaten ramen in the U.S. and France, I was …