Ann Balajadia

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Thousands of Bees Dead in Oregon Lot

Greece suddenly looks a lot worse than you may think

Greece, although it’s shown some signs of drawing foreign investment, is still in pretty awful shape. And it’s gotten even worse today; yields on government bonds jumped 80 basis points, after new concerns about the country’s political stability.<p>Greece’s ruling coalition just lost one of its …

Supermoon To Dominate Weekend Sky

The largest full moon of the year will grace the night sky Sunday as our nearest neighbor in space makes its closest approach.<p>The moon will reach its closest perigee of 2013, dominating the sky. For about a half-hour of the event, the moon will also turn full — a confluence of events that produces …

Pulling Teeth

The Philippines sets a new bar for combatting global ivory crime.<p><b>On Friday the Philippines became the world's first non-African country to undertake the destruction of its national ivory stock. The government's action represents the first time an ivory-consuming country or an ivory-transit country</b> …

Singapore haze: 'It's like being in a bonfire'

<b>Pollution levels remain high in Singapore, as the smoky haze from fires in Indonesia continue to shroud the city state.</b><p>Readers in Singapore share their experiences of how they are affected by the haze and how they plan to deal with the problem.<p>Aarti Thapar, Keppel Bay, Singapore<p>I've got two …

Soylent crowdfunding campaign attracts $755K so people can survive without food

6,144 people are willing to live without food.<p>The crowdfunding campaign for Soylent raked in $754,498, greatly exceeding its $100,000 goal and bringing humanity one step closer to an existence that doesn’t require actual food for survival.<p>Soylent is a controversial food replacement product that …

FAA To Examine Near Collision Of Passenger Jets Over NYC

The FAA says it's investigating how two passenger jets managed to come within just a few hundred feet of each other last week over New York City.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration says a Delta Air Lines Boeing 747 approaching New York's John F. Kennedy airport and a Shuttle America Embraer E170 …

Myanmar Is Getting Wired

What happens when a country goes from less than 10% to 80% mobile penetration in two years? We’re about to find out.<p>On June 27, the government of Myanmar will grant the first two licenses to foreign mobile companies to operate in the country. Digicel, based in the Caribbean, and Singtel, out of …

A zap to the brain makes you think people are more attractive

Health news<p>Another workday with your drab, dull-looking coworkers. If only your world was filled with the beautiful people - more Kate Uptons than Katie from accounting, more Jon Hamms than John from HR.<p>Actually, technology exists that could almost make that possible -- provided you're OK with an …

Parkinson's Disease

Bye Bye Birdie: 18 Grilled Chicken Recipes to Devour This Memorial Day

If I show up at a barbecue and don't trust the chef, I steer clear of any chicken I see—more often than not it's going to be mediocre. But grilled chicken doesn't have to be stringy and flavorless—use the right technique and it'll be perfectly juicy and still have shatteringly crispy skin. And, of …