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Starbucks will close 8,000 US stores May 29 for racial-bias training

Starbucks says it will close its 8,000 company-owned stores in the United States for one afternoon to educate employees about racial bias.<p>The announcement follows an uproar over the arrest of two black men who were waiting for a friend at a Philadelphia Starbucks last week. The store manager called …

Trespassing

This Bidet Toilet Seat Not Only Cleaned My Butt, It Changed My Life

After using the Bemis Renew Plus Bidet Cleansing Spa, how could I ever go back to toilet paper?<p>By<p>Mar 09 2018, 6:27 PM<p>I was deep in a lavatory idyll …

This Little Girl Stole Prince Harry's Popcorn And His Reaction Was Almost Too Adorable

My heart is bursting.

Manhattanhenge 2017: Clouds may ruin stunning sunset display

New Yorkers hoping to snap the year's most mesmerizing sunset photos may need to brace for clouds thwarting views of the phenomenon known as …

Landscape Photography

People Are Flipping Out Over This Magical Secret Grand Canyon Waterfall

As if you needed another reason to add the Grand Canyon to your American travel bucket list, we have just the cause to put your wanderlusting heart into a trip-planning frenzy. The internet is full-on freaking out about Havasupai Falls, and you'll soon see exactly why.<p>Situated in the southwest …

Hiking

Parts of you stay alive after you die

After you die, parts of your body try to live.<p>A crazy new study, published Wednesday in Open Biology, found that even after death is declared, a …

Wildlife Camera Trap Shoots Rare Footage of Naked Human

Behold, the elusive, ass-naked Homo sapien.<p>When scientists set up camera traps for North American wildlife, large primates aren't usually their main target. But recently, student biologists at Virginia Tech captured a rare species on film—a very wild, very naked <i>Homo sapiens</i>.<p>Every couple of weeks, …

Virginia Tech

The 10 Smartest Pizza Tricks of All Time

Reheating a slice on the stove? Genius.<p>Think you know all there's to know about pizza? Think again! Take a look at these pizza tricks and never look …

Science Says This Old-School Style of Note-Taking Will Supercharge Your Brain | Inc.com

Laptops and other devices mean you don't have to write your business notes by hand anymore, or even type them out at all. Defaulting to tech-based note-taking might not be the best route, though, with science showing the old-school approach of pen and paper might have bigger benefits.<p>What happens …

Note-Taking

James Corden Bridget Jones's Baby auditions video

<i>Bridget Jones’s Baby</i> is out in theaters now, and unfortunately it doesn’t include James Corden. Wednesday night’s episode of <i>The Late Late Show</i> …

Mylan CEO infuriates lawmakers at hearing on EpiPen costs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mylan CEO Heather Bresch infuriated lawmakers as she tried — and mostly failed — to explain steep cost increases of her company's life-saving EpiPens.<p>Outraged Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday grilled Bresch about the emergency allergy shot's sky-high price and the …

Homeland Security

PAX Labs unveils the PAX Era, a new oil vaporizer

These days, it’s not uncommon to see folks using oil pens instead of lighting up a good old-fashioned joint. PAX Labs, the makers of the Pax vaporizer line and the JUUL e-cig, are today answering the call.<p>Meet the PAX Era.<p>Built in the likeness of the Juul, the PAX Era is a high-quality, …

Cannabis

NASA's Figuring Out How to Get 'Orion' Out of the Ocean

Everyone makes a big fuss about how to launch rockets up into space, but it’s important to remember that we also need to know how to recover them …

Space Exploration

Mylan CEO Bresch Grilled On Capitol Hill Over EpiPen Debacle

Mylan CEO Heather Bresch felt some rare bipartisan heat in her appearance before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, whose members repeatedly interrupted her scripted answers to demand direct responses to their questions. For her part, Bresch professed ignorance about specific …

Biotechnology
Pharma

38 reasons you should always have baking soda in your kitchen

See that little flexing bicep on the baking soda below? It's not just there because baking soda is strong stuff: It's also a symbol of how you feel—resourceful and capable—when you use it.<p>Because beyond baking soda's muffin-leavening powers and fridge-odor-absorbing abilities (a claim that's as …

Kitchens

Awesome doctor gives toddler a vaccination

The only person who wouldn't approve of this doctor is Jenny McCarthy.

Jenny McCarthy

Runners trip each other in Olympic 5k, then finish anyway and give each other a big hug

A fall didn't keep Abbey D'Agostino from finishing her Olympic race.<p>Just over 3,000 meters into a semifinal of the women's 5,000 meters, Team USA's Abbey D'Agostino clipped the heel of Nikki Hamblin of New Zealand. Hamblin went down, and D'Agostino couldn't stay up behind her as both runners fell …

Team USA

To tip or not to tip? 30% of Americans say they don’t tip hotel staff

Whether to tip certain hotel staff can cause confusion among many guests – and 30% of Americans say they don’t leave a tip for anyone at all during their stay.<p>According to Expedia’s 2016 hotel etiquette study, nearly a third of Americans don’t tip hotel staff. Of those who decide to leave a tip, …

Hospitality

Katy Perry Flashes Underwear Days After Boyfriend Orlando Bloom’s Nude Pics Surface

Embracing the wardrobe malfunction! <b>Katy Perry</b> flashed her underwear in her latest Instagram pic, a week after boyfriend <b>Orlando Bloom</b> bared much, much …

Airports

This startup requires all employees to work in a restaurant first — and it just landed $8 million from Yelp

This is incredibly irritating for residents who want to try out the new Japanese-Mexican fusion restaurant or plan ahead for Sunday brunch.<p>This is the problem startup Nowait aims to solve.<p>Nowait — which allows users to virtually "get in line" at a restaurant without stepping foot through the door …

Startups

Couple Arrested at U.S.-Mexico Border After Body of a Dead Toddler is Found in Their Bag

A couple was arrested while trying to enter Mexico after authorities discovered a dead toddler in their bag on Wednesday.<p>According to <i>Fox News Latino</i>, <b>Johnny Lewis Hartley</b> and <b>Mercy Mary Becerra</b> were crossing from San Diego into Tijuana when Mexican custom agents inspected the couple’s duffel bag. …

San Diego

Brad Pitt Wants To Infect David Fincher With Zombie Fever For ‘World War Z 2’

Brad Pitt’s heroics as Gerry Lane during a zombie pandemic in <i>World War Z</i> may not have racked up a ton of critical acclaim for the film that was so loosely based on a novel that they feel like different entities altogether, but that doesn’t mean that the idea of turning it into a franchise went out …

Brad Pitt

The 8 Worst Movie Extras of All Time

You had one job.<p>Christopher Nolan's first trailer for <i>Dunkirk</i> has been getting a lot of attention – although probably not in the way he hoped – thanks to an inappropriately cheerful extra.<p>But he's not the first to fluff his five seconds of fame. Come with us to celebrate some of the lamest extras in …

Movies

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

Armed robbers used Pokémon Go to target victims in Missouri

A real-life Team Rocket<p>As popular as <i>Pokémon Go</i> has become, sending players out into the real world to find pokémon, it is creating new, unexpected problems. The O'Fallon, Missouri Police Department reported on Facebook today that armed robbers have used the app to lure victims in and rob them at …

Pokémon

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Scientists squeeze last drops of shampoo out of bottle with bio-inspired surface - Science News - ABC News

Ever get frustrated at not being able to get out those last drops of shampoo from the bottle? Relief may be at hand.<p>Key points shampoo bottle<p>Key …

Chemistry