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Neil Young tells Donald Trump: don't use my song

Neil Young complains about Donald Trump using his song Rockin' In The Free World for his presidential campaign launch<p><b>Neil Young</b> has criticised real estate billionaire Donald Trump for using his song Rockin' In The Free World when the Republican launched a US presidential campaign.<p>Young, who was …

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This easy recipe for baked eggs in ramekins will transform your breakfast

Omelets? So over them. Fried eggs? Forget about it. When it comes to breakfast, baked eggs are the best invention since, well, sliced bread. These individual ramekins are filled with a deluxe blend of savory vegetables and rich, creamy eggs; give them 20 minutes in the oven and get your spoons …

Uber rides will be cheaper this month in 48 cities, including L.A.

Have you noticed your Uber fares are a little lower than usual? Depending on where you live, you might.<p>App-based ride service Uber says it's cutting fares in 48 cities around the country during what the company calls the January slump. "We want to boost demand so more people will request a ride …

Uber raises another $1.6bn to fund global expansion

Uber has raised a further $1.6bn from investors as the car-hailing service accelerates its plans for global domination.<p>The company, the world’s most valuable venture-backed start-up, was already worth about $41bn (£27bn) before the latest injection of funds from clients of Goldman Sachs’ wealth …

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The Surging US Dollar Poses A Major Threat To Overleveraged EM Currencies

With the US Dollar at a 12-year high, overleveraged EM currencies look extremely vulnerable. Since 2008, EM financial assets have nearly doubled to $47 trillion, mostly in the form of debt. All kinds of debt. Outstanding loans, corporate bonds, government bonds, you name it.<p>This shouldn’t be a …

The 10 Happiest And Unhappiest Cities To Work In Right Now

Which cities claim the happiest employees and which have them singing the geographical blues?<p>To determine the happiest and unhappiest places to work, fulfillment-focused career site CareerBliss took a look at eight key factors that can influence an employee’s contentment, including work-life …

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UK's 5G could make video holograms a reality

Futuristic 5G networks with speeds of 50 Gbit/s could be up and running in the UK by 2020, with holographic video one of many applications for the …

Drink More Good's Root Beer Syrup: See How It's Done

How's this for burning the midnight oil: Two nights a week at around nine in the evening, Jason Schuler heads over to the commercial kitchen in downtown Beacon, NY where he creates his Drink More Good line of artisanal soda syrups (and where he also runs an incubator for upstart food producers). …

Finding Happiness at Work | Inc.com

Whether you call it happiness, job satisfaction, or engagement, it's shockingly rare in the workplace. Only 48 percent of employees in the US report being satisfied with their job.<p>This dissatisfaction with work is more than an unfortunate truth--it's a quiet crisis in our economy. Employee stress …

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The new clash over cannabis

Rising tensions between states over pot put pressure on Obama to act.<p>The Obama administration and many congressional Republicans have been loath to go anywhere near the experiment with marijuana legalization in Colorado and other states. But pressure is mounting on Washington to take a stand on …

How To Make The Best Cup Of Coffee Possible, And The Best Time Of Day To Drink It

Coffee -- it can prevent disease, help our livers, make us more intelligent AND and most importantly --enable us to talk to other human beings in the morning after getting out of bed. But if coffee really is the best part of waking up, then we'd better make sure we know <i>all</i> the tricks to making the …

Obama: Isolating Cuba hasn't worked

<b>Washington (CNN)</b> -- A political standoff that spanned five decades and 10 presidents began to crumble Wednesday with President Barack Obama's move to normalize relations with Cuba.<p>The announcement was the product of a year of clandestine back-channelling between the U.S. and Cuba, facilitated by …

Fed to be 'patient' with interest rate hikes

The Federal Reserve is going to take its sweet time raising interest rates. And the market couldn't be happier.<p>The Dow and S&P 500 had their best days of 2014. The Dow surged 288 points.<p>The central bank said Wednesday afternoon that it would be "patient in beginning to normalize the stance of …

McDonald's Set To Phase Out Some Of Your Favorite Items. Wean Yourselves Now.

New Years' resolutions might've just gotten a little easier now that McDonald's has announced it will start phasing out eight menu items at an undisclosed time.<p>Besides holding the distinct honor of being "America's Least Favorite Fast-Food Chain," the company has faced setbacks with menus far too …

Dow trims losses after big early drop

The world is a scary place that spooks investors, but they eventually calmed down Tuesday.<p>The Dow dropped roughly 220 points earlier in the day before recovering sharply. The blue chip index index finished the trading session down only 51 points.<p>The earlier drop had been the biggest decline for the …

Russian military ramps up flights near Western airspace

Russia unexpectedly flew military aircraft into the Baltic Sea region on both Saturday and Sunday, in an action closely monitored by U.S. and NATO intelligence, a U.S. official confirmed to CNN.<p>About a dozen Russian aircraft including bombers, and refueling aircraft flew off Kaliningrad in the …

Ferrari Unveils the Production Version of the Sergio by Pininfarina

After paying a visit to Pininfarina’s headquarters in Cambiano, Italy for HYPEBEAST Magazine Issue<p>After paying a visit to Pininfarina‘s headquarters in Cambiano, Italy for <i>HYPEBEAST Magazine Issue 8: The Perspective Issue</i> to talk about its Sergio concept car, Ferrari has announced a limited …

‘Life on Earth is in peril. We have no future if we don’t go into space’

STEPHEN HAWKING<p>Physicist and cosmologist<p>Robotic missions are much cheaper and may provide more scientific information, but they don’t catch the public imagination in the same way, and they don’t spread the human race into space, which I’m arguing should be our long-term strategy. If the human race …

This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away From Dangerous People

City waterways could provide more space for new habitats in which urban nature can flourish.<p>As cities sprawl and get more crowded, most don’t have much space left for urban wildlife–at least not on land. A Dutch architect plans to begin using city waterways to build floating habitats for …

Bush picks Jeb over 'sister-in-law' Hillary

George W. Bush might have developed a brotherly relationship with Bill Clinton -- but he's still picking his actual brother, Jeb, over Clinton's wife, Hillary, in a potential 2016 presidential match-up.<p>The two former presidents have developed a close friendship, with Bush sometimes calling Clinton …

Albert Einstein archive reveals the genius, doubts and loves of scientist

The letter from the 22-year-old Albert Einstein revealed his delight at fathering a daughter, Lieserl, with his sweetheart, former classmate and future wife, Mileva Marić. How the new mother took the missive is less than clear.<p>Posted to her from Berne, Switzerland, on 4 February 1902, the letter …

Left-Handed? Prepare to Earn Less

When our son was born two years ago, my right-handed wife prayed he would be a lefty, because she believed lefties were disproportionately talented. …

The World’s First Solar Bike Path Keeps Bikers Safe, Powers Surrounding Neighborhoods

A new solar-powered bike path in the Netherlands is very pricey, but generates enough power to ultimately be worth it.<p>When cities run out of space for solar panels on rooftops, one of the next places to turn could be roads–or bike paths. In the Netherlands, one of the country’s newest bike paths …

Underwater robot reveals the mysteries of Antarctic ice

An underwater robot has been used to produce the first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice.<p>When it comes to inhospitable environments, the Antarctic is about as harsh as it gets. For that reason, it has been extremely difficult to survey. Thanks to an underwater robot, though, …

Airline: 'Emotional support' pig kicked off flight for being disruptive

When US Airways passenger Robert Phelps first saw the woman coming down the aisle of the plane, he thought she had a "really big dog" or a stuffed animal thrown over her shoulder.<p>It was about 6:10 a.m. the day before Thanksgiving, and Phelps was waiting to take off from Connecticut's Bradley …

Earth has its own 'Star Trek'-like force field, study suggests

The University of Colorado Boulder has announced a discovery 7,200 miles above Earth of a protective shield similar to the force fields you might see in "Star Trek."<p>The discovery of this barrier in the Van Allen radiation belts suggests a new explanation for how "killer electrons" are held at bay. …

GoPro to release consumer drones next year, report says

The company's line of action cameras is already popular with drone enthusiasts. Now GoPro wants to sell aircraft as well.<p>GoPro has its sights set on the skies.<p>The company makes a line of cameras that's become so popular among extreme sports enthusiasts and videographers who strap them to helmets, …

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