Heather Custer

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As Oil Prices Tank, Firms Large And Small Feel The Pain

It's a painful time to be in the oil business. With the price of crude oil about half what it was six months ago, companies large and small are being pressured to cut costs.<p>On the front lines are oil services companies that do everything from drilling to providing electrical power at well sites. …

Oil & Gas Industry

Swedish woman who 'kept daughters captive for over a decade' arrested

A Swedish woman who allegedly kept her daughters captive indoors for several years has been arrested.<p>Police officers suspected that the 59-year-old “restricted her children’s freedom ... for quite a few years”.<p>One of the now adult children managed to briefly leave the apartment in the small …

Crime
Privacy
Mental Health

Motorola’s CEO fires back at Jony Ive and Apple

In Ian Parker’s excellent <i>New Yorker</i> profile of Apple’s Jony Ive, the Apple design maestro is mentioned to be disparaging of an unnamed competitor who allows customers to make their devices into “whatever you want.”<p>Apparently, Motorola thinks the comment was about them, and Motorola CEO Rick …

And the happiest state in America is ...

Where's the heart of U.S. well-being? If you guessed Hawaii for its sandy serenity, or Colorado for its Rocky Mountain highs, you're close. Both consistently hit the annual top 10. But the state where residents feel most content: Alaska.<p>Locals in "the last frontier" share the strongest sense of …

Happiness

Nutrition Panel: Egg With Coffee Is A-OK, But Skip The Side Of Bacon

If you like a cup of coffee and an egg in the morning, you've got the green light.<p>A panel of top nutrition experts appointed by the federal government has weighed in with its long-awaited diet advice.<p>Their conclusions are that daily cup of joe (or two) may help protect against Type 2 diabetes and …

Diabetes

This Two-Year-Old DJ Should Headline Coachella - PAPER

Meet baby-DJ Arch Junior. At a mere two years old, Arch is Africa's youngest DJ and, we're going to go out on a limb here and say he's Africa's most completely adorable DJ too. Arch's parents have been posting videos of him throwing it down on the decks to a totally captivating YouTube channel, …

Diapers

Bobbi Kristina Brown's Boyfriend 'Desperately' Wants to See Her

Nick Gordon has not stopped thinking about his girlfriend, Bobbi Kristina Brown, since he found her unresponsive in a bathtub on Jan. 31. He wants to …

Could melatonin drug treat neuropathic pain? - Futurity

Neuropathic pain is often severe and difficult to treat, but a new study finds drugs that target a specific melatonin receptor may offer relief.

Selena Gomez criticized for underage, topless look on V magazine

Selena Gomez goes topless for the latest issue of V magazine, but that isn't the only point of contention - she's styled much younger than her years. The Times' Christy Khoshaba has the details.

Henry Hering's photographs of Bethlem patients - Telegraph

Turner Broadcasting
Urban Culture

Jessa and Ben Seewald's Relationship Dos and Don'ts

<i>Duggar exclusive! Jessa and Ben Seewald open up about date nights, first fights, and their decision to adopt. Subscribe now for instant access to</i> …

Samsung ordered to pay $16 million to a guy who admits he didn't invent Bluetooth

The most recent case is a $15.7 million verdict against Samsung over Bluetooth — even though the winner admitted in court that he had nothing to do with the invention of Bluetooth.<p>The man, Gordon Bremer, and his employer, Rembrandt, won the lawsuit even though Bremer said he was not involved in the …

Rembrandt

Why Eddie Murphy refused to play Bill Cosby on 'SNL' special

<b>(CNN) —</b> Remember that awkward Eddie Murphy moment during the "Saturday Night Live" 40th anniversary special on Sunday?<p>According to Norm Macdonald, Murphy's return after 30 years to the show that made him famous was supposed to be so much more.<p>In a series of tweets Wednesday, Macdonald explained …

Comedy