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Starbucks has big plans for artificial intelligence

Starbucks also led the way with Mobile Order & Pay. That technology allows people to skip the line, creating a better experience for regular customers while offering shorter lines for casual visitors. That system, which has since been copied by rivals Dunkin' Brands, and Panera Bread (along with …

How to sharpen your kitchen knives

Spruce up your relatives’ knives when you visit over the holidays<p>Your knife is too dull. How do I know this? For one, you clicked on this article. For another, you’re supposed to be sharpening (or at least honing) your knife every few weeks—and, well, most of us don't do that.<p>There’s an easy way to …

Logojoy – Can AI build a better logo than you?

Submit your work<p>Send us your latest projects, which we will review and consider to be featured on our website or in the print magazine.<p>Receive our …

How Streaming Is Changing Music (Again)

Beyoncé made history with her album <i>Lemonade</i>, which was streamed a record 115 million times in its first week. Just one week later, Drake broke that record when his album <i>Views</i> was streamed 245 million times. The age of streaming music has arrived in full force, displacing both physical sales (e.g., …

A couple of strange and terrible things are happening to the Chinese economy all at once

This is all bad news for Chinese policymakers. For months they have been trying to ease the yuan's natural decline in value as market forces have guided it down. Capital outflows make this already "impossible mission" — as Societe Generale economist Wei Yao calls it — even more precarious.<p>The …

These are the biggest winners and losers of a global trade war

The world "shrinking" seemed to be a win-win at first. Countries could focus on what they do best and export to others while importing what they need. And, yes, longer-term that does work, as Adam Smith first espoused in 1776.<p>But there's a catch, as Australian Steve Keen, one of those rare …

Why You Should Be Mixing Your Iced Coffee with Lemonade

When I got a tip that the new Brooklyn coffee roaster Supercrown Coffee was serving a drink called the Laura Palmer, and it was a mix of lemonade and iced coffee, I can't say that I was immediately swept up in excitement. <b>You don't go throwing around a Twin Peaks reference for just anything.</b> Also, …

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Kit Siang: Too late for Arul to indulge in "escapades'

1MDB Chief cannot continue to pretend ignorance and innocence over the “massive fraud” and “collaboration” on the USD3.5 billion worth of payments to …

Tesla's Model 3 is causing a global scramble for the 'new gasoline'

Unveiled just on 31 March and already with 325,000 orders, it seems that the market, too, understands that the Model 3 is more than just another electric vehicle.<p>In one week alone, Tesla has racked up around $14 billion in implied future sales, making it the "biggest one-week launch of any product …

Electric Vehicles

9 Knife Care Tips We Learned from a Master Bladesmith

Confession: I've never sharpened my knives. Not my two-year-old IKEA chef's knife, not my who-knows-how-old paring knife. None of 'em. But last week, I found myself on the New York City subway with a purse-full of my dullest kitchen knives and the promise that these glorified pestles they could …

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Sweet Onion–Marinated Skirt Steak

4 Servings<p>The white vinegar’s acidity curbs the onion’s bite and highlights its sweetness, resulting in the perfect marinade.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 small sweet onion, coarsely grated<p>2 tablespoons light brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for grill<p>1¼ …

Recipes

Applebee's Accidentally Serves Kids Alcoholic Root Beer

Alcoholic root beer is all the rage right now, or so big beverage companies like Anheuser-Busch and Pabst would have you believe. With an alcohol content hovering around 5.5 to 6 percent, it's basically like A&W or Barq's with the added effect of getting you drunk, as some unlucky children in …

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Starbucks to Enter the Ultimate Coffee Snob Market: Italy

Despite years of global expansion, Starbucks (sbux) has remained conspicuously absent from a country that is home to millions of the most discerning …

Top Twenty Inventors Killed by Their Inventions

There's something ingrained in humans that cause us to take dangerous risks and try things that might change the world. Over the course of civilization, thousands upon thousands of inventions succeeded beyond their creator's wildest dream. But some were epic fails. Here's a look at the top twenty …

Here's what Apple’s top lawyer will tell Congress tomorrow

Apple's top legal executive, Bruce Sewell, will testify before the House Judiciary Committee tomorrow and fight for Apple's position that it shouldn't be forced to create a back door into the iPhone for the FBI.<p>CEO Tim Cook and other executives have already laid out Apple's arguments, but Sewell's …

Kanye West Is Making a Big, Risky Bet With Pablo

Remember the simple times, when albums came out on Tuesdays at every record store across America? Those days are long gone. The rise of digital …

Brilliant Pencil Sharpener Design Helps You Endlessly Extend Pencils

Uses miniature wood joinery to turn your No. 2 into a No. 2222<p>One of the more fascinating challenges for a product designer is creating the UI for …

Chobani Has Been Forced to Pull Its Fearmongering Yogurt Ads

Despite advertisements that would have you believe it's a food eaten only by dieting women in yoga pants, the yogurt market is fiercely competitive. Case in point: Dannon and Chobani are currently entangled in a legal battle over the latter company's recent ad campaign.<p>The commercials for Greek …

Who Owns Your Favorite Liquor Brands?

Recently, there's been ample discussion of the massive mergers and acquisitions taking place in the beer industry, especially in relation to AB InBev and SABMiller. Of course, these types of megadeals are no stranger to the spirits industry, either. So who makes what, and who owns whom?<p>Here's a …

JPA ditarik: Sekumpulan pelajar 'berputih mata'

Pelajar buntu apabila JPA ditarik balik dan menyebabkan peluang menyambung pelajaran ke luar negara terbantut<p>SUBANG JAYA: Mereka merupakan harapan …

These famously unhealthy companies are taking extreme measures to get customers back

Companies like Hershey, Mondelez, and CVS are getting in on the exploding healthy snack market, with offerings like protein bars and chia seeds.<p>With American consumers on a health kick, sales of treats that have been the companies' bread-and-butter are slumping, while snacking is on the …

Nutrition

Nikon’s new action camera could change the market in a big way

That Nikon is making both types of these cameras is a big deal. Until now, the only major camera company that's tried to compete with GoPro is Sony. (Other companies, like Garmin and TomTom, have had mild, if any, success.) That lack of competition is part of the reason GoPro has gone more than a …

Tinie Tempah: why I wanted to be an accountant, not a rapper

Tinie Tempah may be the only rapper in history who dreamed of becoming an accountant. “No one dreams of becoming an accountant,” I tell him.<p>“I know. Even my accountant doesn’t want to be an accountant. He wants to be a rapper. But I always wanted to be accountant,” he shrugs.<p>The 27-year-old, who …

MoJoe Personal Travel Mug Actually Brews Coffee Inside Itself

For the ultra-multitaskers.<p>If you consider "waiting in line at Dunkin' Donuts" to be one of life's biggest struggles, a new invention is about to make your life much more manageable.<p>Still in its Kickstarter phase, the MoJoe Personal Mobile Brewer is a travel mug that brews the coffee <b>right inside</b> …

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Volkswagen is getting a $21 billion loan to help shoulder the costs of the emissions scandal

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen has reached an agreement with banks on the terms of a planned 20 billion-euro ($21.2 billion) bridge loan to help it shoulder the costs of its emissions scandal, three people familiar with the matter said.<p>Europe's largest automaker is under pressure to shore up its …

China's shadow banking risk shifts to booming bond market

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A year after China’s financial regulators squared up to the systemic perils of “shadow banking”, the threat is shifting to a booming corporate bond market, and risky borrowers’ debt is finding its way into products aimed at retail investors.<p>An opaque network of trust companies …

New Deal Design's Fever Scout child thermometer allows parents to monitor temperature remotely

Paranoid parents can remotely track their child's temperature using this lightning bolt-shaped thermometer that connects to a smartphone app by San …

Paris terrorist attack threatens Europe's open-border economy

A Paris restaurant called Les Chics Types, just around the corner from the apartment where I was staying in the 19th arrondissement, closed after the terrorist attacks. The sidewalk in front of the restaurant was covered a metre deep in flowers and notes of sympathy.<p>Les Chics Types itself had not …

China is dragging the entire luxury brand business into its own recession

It is more evidence that a surprising number of luxury brands were dependent in part for their sales on corruption in China. In addition to Louis Vuitton:<p>Last week British firm <b>Burberry</b> posted worse than expected results, blaming poor sales in the country.• <b><br>Remy Cointreau</b> disclosed that sales declined …

Hyundai Cars Are Recalled Over Faulty Brake Switch

Hyundai is recalling about 305,000 of its 2011-12 Sonata models because the automatic transmission could possibly be moved out of park without pressing the brake pedal, allowing the car to roll or drive away, according to a report from the automaker posted this week on the National Highway Traffic …