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GM: Third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

General Motors' troubles with safety recalls has surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire.<p>The problem, revealed in documents posted by federal safety regulators this week, is so serious that GM …

Netflix now has more subscription revenue than HBO

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings humble-bragged on Facebook today:<p>He’s right. (About the financials, at least—<i>Silicon Valley,</i> an HBO sitcom about tech startups, was really bad.) Here’s how HBO’s subscription revenue compares to Netflix’s revenue from subscriptions to its streaming video service:<p>That …

Skeletons of war dead from 11,000 BC go on show at the British Museum

Lying on their left sides, curled together, the two skeletons on display for the first time at the British Museum look peacefully laid to rest. But the razor-sharp stone flakes scattered around and among the bones are the remains of ancient weapons, with a myriad breaks and slash marks on the …

The Cupcake Chain Crumbs Will Reopen

Last week the cupcake chain <b>Crumbs</b> shut down all of its stores, but now it looks like at least some will reopen. Shortly after the closures, a group of investors announced that that they would save the purveyor of giant cupcakes. <b>Marcus Lemonis</b>, who stars on the reality show <i>The Profit</i> and <b>Fischer</b> …

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9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement

Are Airline Pet Fees Justified? Passengers Say No, But There Are Costs Involved

Pet lovers (and I'm one of them) are sometimes outraged by the fees airlines charge ($250 round-trip on many U.S. airlines) to bring pets in the cabin and in the cargo hold. And they're not too happy that the pet carrier is their one allowed carry-on item.<p>Are these fees justified at all? What's the …

10 Iconic Things You Can Only Do in America

(Photo: m01229 via flickr/CC Attribution)<p>Rediscover your patriotic streak this summer with an iconic American experience. Eat a Fenway Frank at a Boston Red Sox baseball game. Ride the historic 1927 wooden Cyclone roller coaster on Coney Island. Stand speechless at the edge of the Grand Canyon. …

New Orleans

Foxconn is ready to release an army of robots to build the iPhone 6

For years now, Foxconn has been expressing its interest in replacing its workers with robots, raising the possibility that future iPhones could be built with machines. In fact, in December of 2012, Foxconn quietly began testing a program to replace human workers with iPhone-building robots.<p>But now, …

Human Rights

As Uber Steps Up Its Assault, Lyft And The Taxi Industry May Get Overrun

Uber has apparently decided what to do with its new $1.2 billion war chest. The taxi alternative service has slashed rates by 25% in at least 25 markets across the U.S. for what it calls a “limited time.” The resulting prices put the cost of Uber X, the company’s most basic service, anywhere from …

Fossil finds in Spain point to a far more complicated Neanderthal family tree

In a cave in northern Spain a team of scientists has retrieved the remains of 28 prehistoric humans, members of an enigmatic species that could be described as a little bit Neanderthal.They had Neanderthal faces, with heavy brows and protruding noses. They had powerful mandibles and mouths that …

Launch of satellite to study carbon pollution delayed

A NASA mission to study climate change was scrubbed Tuesday because of water flow issue in the launch pad.<p>When rescheduled, the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) will join a group of other satellites.<p>With OCO-2, NASA is attempting to achieve a "vantage point" from space to study atmospheric …

Millennials want to see the world—and know they can afford it

In the summer of 2012, at age 24, I left home to travel the world. In just over a year, I backpacked through South America, South Asia, Western Europe, and the western United States. I hiked the Inca Trail, skied the Alps, hitchhiked through Patagonia, and trekked through the Himalayas. I worked at …

Human Rights

Fertility problems linked to children's mental health issues, research claims

Children born to parents with fertility problems are more likely to develop psychiatric disorders than those with healthier mothers and fathers, research suggests.<p>Doctors found higher rates of mental problems – from anxiety and schizophrenia to autism – in children whose parents had issues getting …

Donated Livers Last Three Times Longer When Supercooled

At least rat livers do.<p>To keep a handful of rat livers super-fresh, researchers kept them supercool—that is, stored at temperatures below the freezing point of water.<p>The procedure was part of an experimental new method for treating donated organs. The method is still in its early stages of …

Medicine

CrimeWire

A hacker is attempting to <b>extort pizza places</b> in California and demanding that they pay up in Bitcoin — the deep web's favorite untraceable form of currency — reports The Daily Dot. 16 pizza joints have received the following threats: "<b>negative online reviews</b>, calling in bomb threats, calling the …

Carvel Is Launching Nutella Ice Cream and Soft-Serve

Those who fiend for all things <b>Nutella</b> will soon be able to buy it in <b>ice cream form</b>— no, not at the Nutella Bar — but at <b>Carvel</b> locations across the nation. The dessert chain is partnering with Ferrero (the manufacturers of Nutella) to launch a line of limited edition ice creams that will be …

Cold dead star may be a giant diamond

Astronomers aren't being poetic when they say this star is a diamond.<p>Scientists have identified what is possibly the coldest white dwarf ever detected. In fact, this dim stellar corpse is so cold that its carbon has crystallized, effectively forming a diamond the size of Earth, astronomers …