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'Tips for Jesus' mystery man strikes again — for $5,000

The $111.05 New York restaurant receipt includes a $1,000 tip and the words "god bless!" scrawled across it.<p>The handle @tipsforjesus is stamped next to an illegible signature.<p>In recent weeks, similar tabs have popped up in restaurants from coast to coast and even in Mexico, with tips of as much as …

Ann Arbor

Bread, Beef and Other Foods That Will Cost Way More Next Year

Got milk? You probably will next year — reports of $8-a-gallon milk are overblown, but there are some food items that will have you digging deeper in …

Supervolcano Under Yellowstone is Bigger Than Previously Thought | The Takeaway | WNYC

Not 20 percent larger, or 50 percent larger, but a full two and a half times bigger than earlier estimates suggested.

Volcanoes

Judge grants $9 million bail for former UBS banker

<b>FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.</b> — A Florida judge ordered Raoul Weil, a former high-ranking UBS banker charged with tax fraud by U.S. authorities, freed on $9 million bond Monday in federal court in Fort Lauderdale.<p>Weil, a 54-year-old Swiss citizen, is charged with helping Americans dodge taxes via secret …

Corruption

Man poised to lead India barred from entering US

The man poised to lead India -- one of America's staunchest allies in Asia and a nation of more than a billion people -- cannot even legally enter the United States.<p>In what has triggered a quiet battle on Capitol Hill, advocacy groups and lawmakers are drawing attention to the case of India's …

British and German couple 'held in Egypt without charge' for a month

Dahab, in Sinai peninsular, a popular tourist spot, shocked by allegation that couple were falsely accused of people-trafficking<p>A British citizen and her German partner were held without charge in an Egyptian jail for over four weeks, falsely accused of trafficking two people they had never met, …

5,000-year-old cat fossils discovered in China help explain domestication

Though the modern human–cat relationship is well documented on YouTube, researchers are still puzzling over how our initial domestication of cats developed. But now a new discovery in China is helping to shed some light on it: in a paper published today, researchers describe finding multiple cats' …

Medical journal: 'Case closed' against vitamin pills

Vitamin industry and some researchers disagree that 'enough is enough' when it comes to supplement studies.<p>The latest studies on vitamins have some medical experts saying "case closed" — it's time for most consumers to stop wasting money on multivitamins and other supplements, because they have no …

Megafloods may have carved canyons on both Earth and Mars

Photographs of (A) Woody's Cove (person, for scale, circled), (B) the approximately 50-meter high headwall of Stubby Canyon, (C) the downstream-most waterfall at Pointed Canyon, (D) fluted and polished notch at the rim of Stubby Canyon, (E) ups<p>Nearly 50,000 years ago, a megaflood may have washed …

Hiking

FDA Asks For Proof That Antibacterial Soaps Protect Health

In hospitals, people are bathed with soaps containing the antibacterial triclosan to reduce the risk of serious infections in surgery. But that doesn't necessarily mean we should be using triclosan soap in the kitchen and the bathroom, the Food and Drug Administration says.<p>The agency on Monday took …