Alex Vultur

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How NAFTA will make us fat if the U.S. has its way

Canada’s health went under a trade-related microscope recently in two parallel developments.<p>First, Canada rejected a U.S. proposal in the …

Processed Food

Oil down slightly; U.S. inventory draw offsets trade war fears

Oil prices settled slightly lower on Wednesday, as a surprise draw in U.S. crude stockpiles triggered a rebound from session lows hit after China proposed a broad range of tariffs on U.S. exports that fed fears of a trade war.<p>Both Brent and U.S. crude slid to two-week lows after China, the world’s …

Oil

French Onion Soup Pizza Will Satisfy All Your Cravings

Craving a piping hot bowl of French onion soup? Get all the same flavours of this comfort food classic, but in pizza form!<p>Hand-held slices packed …

Onions
Sustainability

Colombia mudslide, flooding kill 254 in midnight deluge | Reuters

MOCOA, Colombia (Reuters) - Flooding and mudslides in the Colombian city of Mocoa sent torrents of water and debris crashing onto houses in the early hours of Saturday morning, killing 254 people, injuring hundreds and sending terrified residents, some in their pajamas, scrambling to evacuate.<p>A man …

Environmentalism

U.S. sanctions Russians for meddling, but not Putin's oligarchs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States slapped sanctions on Russian individuals and entities for U.S. election meddling and cyber attacks but put off targeting oligarchs and government officials close to President Vladimir Putin, prompting lawmakers in both parties to say President Donald Trump …

Russia
Russia

Carbon pricing seems obvious to economists, but for many voters it just doesn't click

If you want to stop climate change — and most Canadians say they do — economists insist they know the most efficient way of making it happen.<p>But as …

What Foods Have Resveratrol? | Healthy Eating | SF Gate

Resveratrol, a type of antioxidant, is produced by certain plants as a defense against invading pathogens. The phenolic compound has been associated with the "French Paradox," a statistically lower risk for cardiovascular disease among French people that is thought to be due, in part, to higher …

Give double-layer graphene a twist and it superconducts

<b>LOS ANGELES</b> — Give a graphene layer cake a twist and it superconducts — electrons flow freely through it without resistance. Made up of two layers of …

Sea Level Rise in the SF Bay Area Just Got a Lot More Dire

If you move to the San Francisco Bay Area, prepare to pay some of the most exorbitant home prices on the planet. Also, prepare for the fact that …

These Protein Pancakes Are So Delicious, I'm Throwing My Protein Powder in the Trash

Listen, I have some news for you: those protein-powder pancakes you "love"? You don't actually love them. You've been telling yourself how awesome it is that you can have "pancakes" on a healthy diet, but here's the deal: you've been living a lie. And I know this because I was in your shoes, too.<p>I …

Breakfast

Why Every Man Needs to Start Eating More Egg Yolks

Death to egg white omelettes! They taste terrible and, by opting out of the yolks, you’re depriving yourself of essential nutrients.<p>And don’t worry …

23 Food Hacks That Will Change Your Entire Life

OK, you know how to make quesadillas in your waffle iron and your four-ingredient lemon cookies killed at your last dinner party.<p>Now it’s time to up …

9 Fattening Foods You Should Never Eat Again

What is the food you refuse to eat? Tofu? Peas? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it might be because you do not like how it tastes, not necessarily …

Blockchain-Based 'Internet Computer' Gets $61M from Andreessen Horowitz and Polychain | Investopedia

Blockchain is now being used to build an “Internet computer.”<p>Top Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and Polychain Capital, a …

You Don’t Have to Be a Data Scientist to Fill This Must-Have Analytics Role

It’s no secret that organizations have been increasingly turning to advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve decision-making across business processes — from research and design to supply chain and risk management.<p>Along the way, there’s been plenty of literature and executive …

Data Warehousing

Why Startups Must Break the Failure Fetish and Focus on What Works

There is something curious going on in startup land: From learning to accept failure as part of the creative process we seem to have gone into …

Emerging Technology

The evidence of a market blip or something worse

The market sell-off that started last week has made investors nervous. A quick skim of the headlines reflects fears that the bull market is over and that this is more than a mere blip. Futures suggest there will be more red on screens today.<p>It is too early to definitely declare this the start of a …

Healthiest Green Vegetables You Should be Eating

A certain dislike for vegetables is common among many. It appears early in childhood. Those who consider vegetable as heaven are considered rare and …

How a hungry, hardy bacteria eats toxic metals and excretes gold nuggets

If the goose that laid the golden egg had a real-life counterpart, it would be <i>C. metallidurans</i>. This hardy little bacterium consumes toxic metals and …

Tether Exchanges: How to avoid getting ‘Tethered’.

As you all know, it was reported today that on December 6th 2017, Bitfinex and Tether were served subpoenas from the CFTC.<p><b>U.S. Regulators Subpoena</b> …

Blockchain Platforms: One Chain to rule them all?

Everyone asks: is the world ready for Blockchain? But more importantly, is Blockchain ready for us?<p>Cowritten by Noam Levenson<p>2017 was the year that …

Blockchain

$530 million lost in hack of Japan cryptocurrency exchange

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese exchange has lost 58 billion yen ($530 million) in cryptocurrency because of hacking, according to Japanese media reports.<p>The Coincheck exchange said on its website Friday that it had halted sales and withdrawals of the currency, which is called NEM. It later added that it …

Cryptocurrency

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

Wall Street termine en baisse

La Bourse de New York a terminé en baisse mardi, les indices inversant leur tendance en cours de séance après une ouverture à des niveaux records, …

Finance

ENQUÊTE FRANCEINFO. Financement des partis, conflits d’intérêts : les dérives de la formation des élus locaux

La formation des élus locaux coûte plusieurs dizaines de millions d’euros, payés par les collectivités locales. Pour profiter de cette manne, la …

Politique

8 Alternatives to Coinmarketcap

Markets and Prices<p><b>Ask anyone where they go to compare cryptocurrency valuations and straight as a flash they’ll reply “Coinmarketcap” (CMC). It is by</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Océans: les "zones mortes", où les poissons suffoquent, ont quadruplé en 70 ans

Ces zones, où l'oxygène a presque disparu, sont mortelles pour les espèces marines. Une conséquence directe de l'activité humaine et du réchauffement …

Océans

Le « hum », ce bruit mystérieux qui rend fou du Canada à l'Occitanie

Avez-vous déjà entendu le « hum », ce bruit sournois signalé pour la première fois dans les années « 70 » et qui, 50 ans plus tard, continue de …

Occitanie