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Darden Restaurants CEO: 'We're Not Assuming The Industry's Going To Get Much Better'

When Darden Restaurants — the company behind Olive Garden, Bahama Breeze, LongHorn Steakhouse and more — reported first quarter earnings results Tuesday morning, the results were better than expected: earnings per share beat the Wall Street estimate by six cents, an increase in same-store sales …

Monsanto's Quarterly Loss Narrows Ahead Of Bayer Acquisition

Monsanto, which last month agreed to be acquired by Bayer for $66 billion, reported a narrower quarterly loss on Wednesday.<p>The seeds and pesticides maker has benefited from cost cuts, which it has implemented in an effort to survive agricultural headwinds. For instance, farmers have cut back on …

Agriculture

Presidential Election Boosts Halloween Spending Plans To Record High

While this year’s presidential election is shaping up to be one of the most divisive match-ups in recent history, it appears that Halloween will unite consumers across all party lines this year. Seven out of ten Americans are set to celebrate on or around October 31 with planned spending on …

Constellation Brands Second Quarter Shines On The Strength Of Corona Extra And Modelo Especial

For many Americans, summertime means beach, barbecues, and beer. Lots and lots of beer. And for Constellation Brands — the alcohol company behind beer names like Corona Extra and Modelo Negra — this summertime imbibing is flowing right to its top and bottom line.<p>Constellation Brands released its …

Davidoff's Global Dominance And The Future Of The Luxury Cigar Market As Cuba Opens Up

As it goes into its fourth generation of family ownership, luxury cigar maker Davidoff recently hit the reset button in order to focus on its core strategy. Selling off its cigarette business and concentrating on what they call a “crop-to-shop” philosophy, Davidoff is now grossing nearly $1.3 …

Cigars

NASA Finds A Pink Planet That Challenges Current Theories

About 57 light years from Earth, astronomers have discovered a large new planet, colored a deep magenta. It’s the second planet whose color has been directly observed by astronomers, the first being HD 189733b. That alone would make this find noteworthy. But equally noteworthy is the fact that the …

Genius: Trump's $916 Million Tax Loss Lasts 20 Years, Yet IRS Audit Period Is Only 3

Brilliant or not, Donald Trump had big losses in 1995. And that means a big pot of losses than he can—and probably did—use to offset other income across many years. That’s the system, one that makes everyone file tax returns annually, but that can allow losses to span many years. A net operating …

Bolsa de China sufre su peor caída desde 2007

BEIJING (AP) — El mercado accionario de China registró el lunes su peor caída en ocho años pese a la inyección de miles de millones de dólares del …

¿Se puede cotizar a la Seguridad Social siendo apátrida o desde la Antártida?

MADRID, 24 Ago. (EDIZIONES) -<p>Para todo trabajador cotizar a la Seguridad Social es obligado, y el lugar desde el que se trabaja o la nacionalidad no …

Así ocurrió la peor matanza de inmigrantes en México

<b>Los asesinos fueron brutales y metódicos. Llevaron a las 74 personas a una bodega semiabandonada en un sector rural de la población de San Fernando, en el estado mexicano de Tamaulipas, a poco más de cien kilómetros de la frontera con Estados Unidos*.</b><p>Los vendaron, los obligaron a apoyarse contra un …

Cycling Science: 7 Fascinating Facts About Bikes

The author of the new book Cycling Science reveals nuggets about the world's most popular form of transport.<p>The author of the new book <i>Cycling Science</i> reveals nuggets about the world's most popular form of transport. (Follow Max Glaskin's blog, and find him on Twitter.)

Just Because Science Can Genetically Engineer Foods, Doesn't Mean We Should

Recently the debate over genetically modified (GMO) foods has heated up again. In just the past few weeks, articles about GMOs have appeared in Slate, the New York Times, and Grist. And over the weekend New York Times writer Amy Harmon wrote again of the saving graces of genetically engineered …

Science And GMOs Are Not The Bad Guys Here

Blogger Beth Hoffman, who is like me a Forbes contributor, tells us in a garbled polemic against genetically modified (GM) foods that<p>journalists on both sides of the argument seem to have forgotten there are many ways aside from “ science” to describe the world around us, and that there are other …

Dipping into the ice cream tub to find a little science

As the (English) summer holidays draw to a close, school beckons the young, and the long hot days of July feel like a distant memory, it seems timely to consider ice-cream. The sensory and gustatory pleasures of ice-cream may have originally been concocted by trial and error, but there is a good …

The best new architecture and design for autumn 2013: from Serpentine to science

<b>Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London</b><p>Looking like a mutant jellyfish attempting to mate with a Palladian villa, the Serpentine's new space will finally open this autumn. It's the first permanent public building in London by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, who designed the inaugural temporary …

The pill that can text from inside the body

Scientists are set to trial a new ‘digital pill’ which can send a text to relatives and doctors from inside the body.<p>It is hoped the pills could be used to cut the number of drugs that are wasted each year as well as alert family members if medication isn’t being taken properly by elderly relatives.<p>…

This App Can Make Anyone A Video Game Designer

Draw the design for a level on graph paper, and Pixel Press can translate it into a real, playable game<p>Who hasn't sat on the couch at the end of a marathon gaming session and wondered what it would be like to make a game rather than just play one? With Pixel Press, anyone can do both—no coding …

Chernobyl Now

Are nuclear disasters the new normal?<p>On April 26, 1986, two powerful explosions tore through Unit 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, flipping the reactor's giant 2,000-ton concrete lid into the air like a coin. White-hot chunks of the nuclear core rained down on adjacent buildings, setting …

Rough Sketch: "A Snail Could Be Used as a Battery"

Our biofuel cell generates power from glucose sugar in a snail's body. We drill holes through the shell and implant enzyme-coated electrodes in the hemolymph, or snail blood, that naturally collects between the snail's body and shell. Like any battery, ours is based on chemical reactions that …

How to make Vines and Instagram Videos Like a Pro

How to make a Vine like a pro<p>Making short videos with Vine and Instagram is easy. Just tap and hold to record. Release your finger, then tap and hold again for the next shot. It couldn’t be simpler really.<p>Creating unique, interesting videos with either of these apps is hard though. The six and …

16 Smartwatches You Should Know About

With confirmation from a company exec that Samsung will formally unveil its Galaxy Gear smartwatch in just a few days time, the tech world is whipping itself into a fervor at the thought of what the South Korean electronics giant will unveil.<p>Likewise, Apple’s much-rumored and never-spotted ‘iWatch’ …

What makes us extroverts and introverts?

Why do some people prefer adventure and the company of others, while others favour being alone? It’s all to do with how your brain processes rewards.<p>Will you spend Saturday night in a crowded bar, or curled up with a good book? Is your ideal holiday adventure sports with a large group of mates and, …

Last Word Archive | New Scientist

23 May 2018<p>When water freezes on the surface of rock, metal, plastic and many other materials, it can be very difficult to remove. What makes the …

Snowboarding

With Big Data, Companies Can Predict Your Success Before Your First Day On The Job

The need for high-performing employees, and for hiring the right candidate for the right job at the right time, has never been greater. Here’s how the talent hunt is being transformed.<p>We are not what we eat, as many people like to say–we are what we do.<p>Since the “big bang of culture” about 50,000 …

Smartphone Smoke Detector

SENSE+ is a bedside emergency solution that consists of an app and a smart charging dock. It uses the latest smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Squeeze The Bacteria Out Of Water With A New Gel

In an emergency, clean drinking water can be tough to find. Floods, earthquakes and hurricanes can make our usual sources of water potentially unsafe.<p>After the 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean left many without access to clean water, researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore …

Millennials Love Living With Their Parents [Infographic]

If by "love" you mean "can't afford to leave."<p>This just in: Those darn millennials won't move out of their parents' basements. Data released by the Pew Research Center this month shows young adults between 18 and 31, especially young men, are living with their parents in record numbers.<p>Over at the …

Not Science Fiction: A Brain In A Box To Let People Live On After Death

Scientists believe it may be possible in the future for human brains to survive death in robotic bodies. but would we want to?<p>I recently had the unusual experience of seeing three renowned scientists discuss whether it’s possible to remove a human brain from a body, put it in a tank, and give it a …

Japanese scientists create sperm bank of endangered animals ‘to colonise other planets’

A Japanese university and zoo are creating a sperm bank for endangered animals that could one day be used to bring extinct species back to life and even help to colonise other planets with Earth’s rarest creatures.<p>To date, scientists at Kyoto University’s Graduate School of Medicine and the city’s …