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Your Morning Cup of Coffee Is in Danger. Can the Industry Adapt in Time?

Howard Schultz wants to know if I drink coffee. The Starbucks boss is sitting on a balcony overlooking the company’s leafy farm in the Costa Rican …

Coffee

A New State of Quantum Matter Has Been Found in a Material Scientists Thought Was All Chaos

What else is lurking in there?<p>Experiments carried out on a complex arrangement of magnetic particles have identified a completely new state of …

Theranos chief executive Elizabeth Holmes charged with massive fraud

Elizabeth Holmes, founder and chief executive of the blood-testing company Theranos, has been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with an “elaborate, years-long fraud” in which she and former company president Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani allegedly “deceived investors into believing that …

Dow Drops 666 Points In Sharp Sell-Off

<b>Updated at 6:01 p.m. ET</b><p>Major stock indexes dropped sharply Friday, with the Dow Jones industrial average tumbling 666 points amid signs that wage growth is finally picking up.<p>The 2.6 percent drop in the Dow came as the Labor Department reported that 200,000 jobs were added to the economy last …

Mueller Zeros In on Story Put Together About Trump Tower Meeting

WASHINGTON — Aboard Air Force One on a flight home from Europe last July, President Trump and his advisers raced to cobble together a news release about a mysterious meeting at Trump Tower the previous summer between Russians and top Trump campaign officials. Rather than acknowledge the meeting’s …

Donald Trump

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: 7 Powerful Photography Tips for Amazing Photos

For every beginner, there will be some confusion how to take good photos and how to see this world in a photography way. I hope, this tutorial will …

The Best Workout Gear, According to Your Style Type

More than any of the other 11 months of the year, January is a time for new goals and achievements to set your sites on, and oftentimes, a healthier …

Bizarre, Enormous 16th-Century Map Assembled for First Time

The largest known world map of its time—made of 60 individual sheets—can finally be seen as the mapmaker intended.<p>This colorful and intricately detailed map from 1587 is more than nine feet by nine feet when fully assembled. For the last 430 years, its 60 individual sheets were bound together as an …

The former vice chairman of GM just predicted the car industry’s future: it has no future

It’s not every day a titan of industry predicts the demise of his own. But Bob Lutz, the former vice chairman of General Motors, believes the auto industry is not long for this world.<p>“It saddens me to say it, but we are approaching the end of the automotive era,” he writes this month for Automotive …

Basic Techniques for Pastels

Each of these pastel techniques can be used on their own or combined, to produce a pastel painting. There is no right or wrong way. As with so many …

Maps Show How Water Can Be a Precious Lifeline—or a Deadly Weapon

A new atlas by "guerrilla cartographers" explores the importance of water in everything from ancient mythology to modern warfare.<p>In the recent conflicts in Iraq and Syria, water has often been used as a weapon. When ISIS seized the Fallujah Barrage, a dam on the Euphrates River, in 2014, they …

Steve Bannon brands far right 'losers' and contradicts Trump in surprise interview

White House figure tells the American Prospect magazine there is no military solution to North Korea and warns of a China trade war<p>White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has given an unusual interview in which he claimed there was no military solution for North Korea, the far right was a …

We'll see these three planets in the sky this month, and we're geeking out

Everyone, mark your calendars/planners/iPhone reminders because there’s something you definitely don’t want to miss out on this month. Even better? …

Black Americans living longer, but racial gap remains, CDC says

<b>(CNN) —</b> When it comes to the overall health of black Americans, there's good news and bad news, according to a report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday.<p>The good news is that the overall death rate for black people in the United States has declined about 25% in …

Public Health

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies starts building its first full-size passenger pod

In the world of Hyperloop, the race is on to see who can produce the first viable commercial system. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies on Tuesday announced a key move in its own progress toward that goal: It has begun construction on its first full-scale passenger capsule, to be completed and …

Hillary Clinton delivers fiery speech at Democratic party hall of fame dinner

Hillary Clinton delivered a fiery barn burner to a gathering of more than 1,300 Iowa Democrats Friday night.<p>Elizabeth Warren insists 'day is coming' for American progressives at Netroots<p>Read more<p>At a Democratic party hall of fame dinner in Cedar Rapids, Clinton attacked three Republican …