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PepsiCo is relying on crowdfunding in China for its latest marketing push

How easy is it to make a smartphone in China? So easy that even a soda company can offer one.<p>PepsiCo has begun promoting a Pepsi smartphone—in two models, no less—for Chinese consumers who love cheap gadgets and carbonated beverages. Two days ago the company launched a “crowdfunding” campaign on …

Crowd Funding

Dogs look like their owners – it’s a scientific fact

The canine “mini-me” reveals a narcissistic tendency within us all – a trait that may also be shaping your love life, says David Robson. (Photography by Gerrard Gethings.)<p>Go to any park, and you will see the strange phenomenon of the canine mini-me. Maybe it’s a bearded hipster, accompanied by a …

Pets

The “modern” workplace doesn’t just make us lonely, it can make us physically ill

Who are the people we think of as lonely? At one time, they were the outcasts—the mentally ill, the poor, the elderly, the isolated—anyone considered <i>outside</i> of society. But today, extreme loneliness has become much more pervasive, fueled by new technology and the rise of the freelance economy.<p>As …

Psychology

Separating Syrian moderates from terrorists could tank talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Iran haven't agreed on much throughout Syria's bloody four-and-a-half year-old civil …

Kansas teacher won't resign after parents complain over anti-bullying film

Teacher in Kansas middle school showed film in class after students exhibited homophobic behaviour during a lesson<p>A Kansas schoolteacher says he has changed his mind about resigning after showing a graphic anti-bullying short film about to his history class, which led to vociferous complaints from …

antibullying

Surgery Helps Some Obese Teens In Battle To Get Fit

Surgery to reduce the stomach's size is often seen as a last resort for severely obese teenagers, partly because there has been little information on the procedure's long-term effects on young people.<p>But a study published online Friday in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i> tracked teens for three …

7 things we learned from the new Japanese ‘Star Wars’ trailer

It happened again: Lucasfilm and J.J. Abrams massively trolled us.<p>Abrams, a man of few words these days, specifically said there would be no more …

Report: Rape allegations against Kane 'going nowhere'

Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane is unlikely to face criminal charges related to rape allegations made against him in Western New York over the summer, The Buffalo News reported Sunday.<p>Erie County District Attorney Frank A. Sedita III declined to discuss his plans for the case, but sources told …

'Ash vs Evil Dead' a rip-roaring, groovy time on Starz series

Let us now praise Bruce Campbell, the strong-chinned star of "The Evil Dead," "Evil Dead II," "Army of Darkness" and now "Ash vs Evil Dead," which splendidly, even triumphantly converts the comedy-horror movie franchise into a TV series, premiering Halloween night on Starz.<p>For all of creator Sam …

Kourtney, Kendall And Kylie REALLY Want You To Know They Love A Bargain

😁<p>By looking at all the designer duds that the Kardashian-Jenner clan wears, you'd never guess that they like a good bargain. But this week, we found out they love a sale as much as the next girl.<p>Kylie Jenner took a selfie wearing a $39 sports bra, Kendall rocked a $55 T-shirt and Kourtney wore a …

Astronomers Are Excited About the 'Halloween Asteroid'

An asteroid large enough to wreak continent-wide devastation will pass by the Earth. On Halloween.<p>Astronomers could not be happier about it.<p>Nicknamed "The Great Pumpkin" by NASA, the asteroid formally known as 2015 TB145 will provide scientists with needed knowledge of asteroids — valuable both for …

Asteroids

Nissan unleashes its autonomous car prototype in Japan

Nissan has begun testing its Leaf-based autonomous car prototype, not on private property, but on Japanese inner city roads and highways. To be exact, the automaker wants to put its "Piloted Drive" mode (part of its Intelligent Driving System) to the test, which can take control of the car in …

Survivors describe horror as fire spread in Bucharest club

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — When the first sparks flew, the lead singer of Goodbye to Gravity joked that they weren't part of the heavy metal band's …