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McDonald's to spend $3B on new, remodeled Golden Arches

McDonald's Corp. said Thursday it plans to spend about $3 billion next year to open 1,500 to 1,600 new restaurants and remodel about 1,000 others.<p>As part of that expansion, it will add another window to speed up its drive-thru service.<p>The world's biggest hamburger chain, which recently has …

McDonald's

Japan slashes climate reduction target amid nuclear shutdown

<b>Japan is to significantly slash its greenhouse gas reduction target in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.</b><p>It will now aim to achieve a 2020 target of 3.8% below 2005 levels.<p>This replaces a previous commitment to reduce emissions by 25% from 1990 levels.<p>The moves come with all of Japan's …

Nuclear Energy

Bird Flu Strain Jumps From Animals To People For The First Time

H6N1 bird flu has been identified in a woman in Taiwan.<p>A common strain of bird flu that had previously only infected poultry has reached what's reported to be its first human patient, according to a study released in the <i>Lancet Respiratory Medicine</i> today.<p>Earlier this spring, the Taiwanese woman came …

Bird Flu

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

"30 Supernovas Per Second in the Universe"

Supernovava 1987A, discovered in 1987, is the closest exploding star to Earth to be detected since 1604 and resides in the nearby Large Magellanic …

1st Black Holes Discovered in Milky Way Star Clusters --"May Produce 'Ripples' in Spacetime"

Black holes in globular clusters may provide a way for them to get close enough to one another to merge into bigger black holes that may produce the …

Google’s Megan Smith Says It’s Time To Uncover The “Lost History” Of Female Tech Pioneers

Google vice president Megan Smith gave a wide-ranging talk this morning at the Women 2.0 conference in Las Vegas in which she discussed “moonshot” ideas and connected them to the work she’s doing at Google’s “skunkworks” lab Google[x]. She also suggested that we’re entering a third wave” of women’s …

Xbox 360 tops NPD console charts one last time before next-gen begins

How do you close out a console generation? By reclaiming your crown. According to NPD's October figures, Microsoft is back on top: The Xbox 360 is once again the best-selling home console. It's hardly surprising -- Microsoft has dominated home console sales for years, losing out to the PlayStation …

Scotland Yard: Dead Spy in a Bag Probably an Accident

Scotland Yard has concluded that British spy Gareth Williams, found padlocked naked inside a gym bag in his apartment, ‘probably’ died by accident.<p>A …

Associated Press News

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

One Week After Typhoon, 'The Mood Here Is Very Desperate'

On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Anthony Kuhn reports from Tacloban, the Philippines<p><b>Listen</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>The 220,000 residents of Tacloban — and millions more across central and southern Philippines — were hunkered down one week ago as Typhoon Haiyan bore down on them.<p>A week later, "the mood …

Inside Coin's techie vision for the all-in-one credit card

This hardware startup's ambitious device is a .84 mm thin card that stores an unlimited number of payment methods in its dynamic magnetic stripe.<p>In a compact San Francisco office suite equipped with soldering stations and swipe-testing machines, Coin's team of seven has been working furiously to …

FinTech

I The Hell Am Harry

November 14th, 2013 at 8:15PM<p>Anonymous asked: So Harry, how do you think Thomas would look in a dress? One of your casefiles had a White Court member …