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Scientists Just Served Up the First 'Test-Tube' Hamburger

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Researchers in the Netherlands say they've successfully grown a real hamburger in a laboratory and …

Gibraltar 'the party is over' comments from Madrid raise concerns in London

The Foreign Office voiced "concern" on Sunday night following comments from the Spanish foreign minister, which appear to suggest Madrid is preparing to take a harder line in the escalating dispute over Gibraltar.<p>In an interview with the Spanish newspaper ABC, José García-Margallo criticised the …

The Magical World Where McDonald's Pays $15 an Hour? It's Australia

Even in countries with a high minimum wage, the golden arches manage to turn a profit. Here's how.<p>Last week, fast-food workers around the United States yet again walked off the job to protest their low pay and demand a wage hike to $15 an hour, about double what many of them earn today. In doing …

First lab-grown hamburger gets full marks for 'mouth feel'

All it took was a little butter and sunflower oil and, in less than 10 minutes, the world's most expensive burger, grown from muscle stem cells in a lab, was ready to eat.<p>"I was expecting the texture to be more soft," said Hanni Rützler of the Future Food Studio, who researches food trends and was …

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Greece's food crisis: families face going hungry during summer shutdown

Hunger is not a word that comes easily to Antonis Antakis. And at 28 Veikou Street, in the cramped confines of the Solidarity Club, it is not a word that is ever mentioned. But the fear of not having enough to eat is the force that propels those who stop here – and what keeps the tireless …

U.S. wind power fastest-growing energy source in 2012, report says

In a first, wind energy became the No. 1 source of new U.S. electricity generation capacity in 2012, according to a report released by the Energy Department on Tuesday.<p>Wind energy accounted for 43% of new electric additions last year, adding more than 13 gigawatts of new wind power capacity to the …

Zimbabwe to open a 'blacks only' stock exchange

Zimbabwe's regime has promised to open a new and racially exclusive stock exchange, allowing blacks alone to trade shares seized from foreign companies.<p>The plan to grab mining companies, most of which are South African-owned, follows President Robert Mugabe's landslide re-election last week.<p>Saviour …

U.S. exports hit record $191 billion in June and shrink trade deficit

The idea that America doesn’t make anything the world wants has become so ingrained in the popular consciousness it’s practically an aphorism. But …

Japan Shows Off Largest Warship In 60 Years

It's being called a destroyer, or perhaps a helicopter carrier. But by any name, Japan's new warship, unveiled Tuesday, is the largest it has built since World War II. The ship was shown to the public on the anniversary of the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, and at a time of escalating tensions …

Noaa report says Arctic sea ice is disappearing at unprecedented pace

The Arctic lost record amounts of sea ice last year and is changing at an unprecedented pace due to climate change, a landmark climate study said on Tuesday.<p>Last year was among the 10 warmest years on record – ranking eighth or ninth depending on the data set, according to a report led by the …

The Earth's Oceans Have Never Been Higher

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The story of climate change is largely a story about what's happening to the ocean. Most of the …

The real reason the US labor force is shrinking: millennial women

A big takeaway from last week’s US jobs report was that the labor participation rate fell in July. The decline hints that people who don’t find the job market favorable just stop actively looking for work, which complicates the actual unemployment rate because they are not counted. But research by …

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Criminal investigation launched in Canada python deaths

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1000000/1000593_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524637769_069835ac44f6827c17f8fd82042b9aec<p><b>Police in the Canadian province of New Brunswick have launched a criminal probe into the apparent killing of two young boys by an escaped …

Genetic Code Shows Bird Flu In China Spread Between People

When a new strain of bird flu cropped up in China last winter, the billion-dollar question was whether the deadly virus could transmit between people.<p>Now, Chinese scientists offer the first clear evidence that the bird flu is indeed contagious, although only slightly.<p>A father, who became sick in …

Electric road charges buses while they drive

The challenge with electric vehicles -- well, one of them -- is that to actually, you know, go anywhere, they have to be stationary for significant blocks of time so they can charge. Some measures have been proposed, such as solar panels that can provide energy while the car drives, and even …

Oprah Winfrey 'was victim of racism' in Switzerland

<b>US talk show host Oprah Winfrey says she was the victim of racism during a recent visit to Switzerland.</b><p>She said an assistant refused to serve her in an upmarket handbag shop in Zurich.<p>Winfrey, one of the world's richest women, was apparently told one of the bags was "too expensive" for her.<p>Her …

Why do we make mistakes? Blame your brain, the original autocorrector

Does Siri make us lazy? Does Facebook make us lonely? Does Twitter make us stupid? Will Google Glass make twitching, distracted Glassholes of us all? If you've read a magazine, listened to a radio show, browsed (or clicked on) the non-fiction section of a bookstore (or Amazon) or been a sentient …