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Shaming Children So Parents Will Pay the School Lunch Bill

On the first day of seventh grade last fall, Caitlin Dolan lined up for lunch at her school in Canonsburg, Pa. But when the cashier discovered she had an unpaid food bill from last year, the tray of pizza, cucumber slices, an apple and chocolate milk was thrown in the trash.<p>“I was so embarrassed,” …

A Lazarus Patient And The Limits Of A Lifesaving Stroke Procedure

On July 17, 2014 Kurt Hinrichs, of Gladstone, Mo., went to bed early. As often happens, he woke in the middle of the night. When he tried to get out of bed, he crashed to the floor, which woke his wife, Alice.<p>"At first it was like, 'What's going on?' " Alice says. "Are you dreaming? Are you …

7 new graphic design tools to make your life easier

The graphic design software scene is very dynamic right now, with new tools being released all the time. Some of these new and updated apps could …

Graphic Design

Europe's treatment of child refugees 'risks increasing radicalisation threat'

Highly critical report from Council of Europe says current system is unable to cope with sheer number of children fleeing conflict<p>Europe’s “abysmal” treatment of refugee children, who have made up about a third of those seeking asylum on the continent over the last two years, will increase the …

A right to repair: why Nebraska farmers are taking on John Deere and Apple

Farmers like fixing their own equipment, but rules imposed by big corporations are making it impossible. Now this small showdown could have a big impact<p>There are corn and soy fields as far as the eye can see around Kyle Schwarting’s home in Ceresco, Nebraska. The 36-year-old farmer lives on a small …

Farming

TrumpBeat: Is Trump Already Messing With Government Data?

<i>Welcome to TrumpBeat, FiveThirtyEight’s weekly feature looking at how developments in Washington affect people in the real world. Want to get</i> …

Kellyanne Conway subject of complaint from legal professors

A group of 15 legal ethics professors have made a complaint to the Bar against Kellyanne Conway, President Donald Trump's counsellor, accusing her of misconduct.<p>Mrs Conway is a qualified lawyer who was admitted to the Washington DC Bar in 1995 after studying at George Washington University Law …

Donald Trump

New EPA head Scott Pruitt's emails reveal close ties with fossil fuel interests

The close relationship between Scott Pruitt, the new administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and fossil fuel interests including the billionaire Koch brothers has been highlighted in more than 7,500 emails and other records released by the Oklahoma attorney general’s office on …

Pesticides

16 Prefab Shipping Container Home Companies in the United States

Gone are the days when shipping containers were used solely for transportation and storage. Today, shipping containers are used for many things, including home building.<p>Prefab shipping containers make incredible homes with their unique style, modern look and creative layout. They're also …

Prefab Homes

Part of the Plan

For years, Eileen and Jelle Kiesling spent much of their time in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, she as a teacher, and he as a manager for Royal Dutch Shell. Reaching semi-retirement, the couple, who live in the Netherlands, were looking for a vacation home back in the United States, …

Royal Dutch Shell

Auto dealers chief warns of Tesla direct sales model

DETROIT -- Tesla's sales model of selling cars directly to consumers would eventually lead to higher prices if the electric carmaker is allowed to move forward in Michigan, the chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association says.<p>Tesla filed a lawsuit last month in federal court against …

Selling

Patagonia's First-Ever Beer, the Long Root Ale

Patagonia Provisions, the sustainable food offshoot of Patagonia that boldly addresses environmental issues and wanting to influence the food industry for the better, has been filling customers up with responsibly harvested wild salmon (all the while supporting conservation projects) to hot cereal …

The oil market is having an existential crisis

The 2015 figure is about one tenth of the annual average dating all the way back to 1960, according to Wood Mackenzie. Shockingly, 2015 saw the least amount of oil discovered in a calendar year since 1947. But with the massive spending cuts extending into 2016, this year the industry is on track to …

Oil

‘Making A Murderer’ Subject Steven Avery And His Lawyer Have Evidence That Points To A New Suspect

Fans of the Netflix true crime documentary <i>Making A Murderer</i> have been waiting with baited breath for the end of August, when Steven Avery’s new lawyer Kathleen Zellner files her appeal of his conviction. Since joining his legal team back in January, Zellner has been making bold statements about …

Elon Musk leads Tesla effort to build house roofs entirely out of solar panels

In latest clean energy plan, Tesla purchases SolarCity to make solar ‘shingles’: ‘It’s not a thing on the roof. It is the roof,’ CEO says<p>A new venture spearheaded by Elon Musk will create house roofs made entirely of solar panels, in a sweeping expansion of Tesla’s clean energy ambitions.<p>Tesla has …

Tesla

Airbnb is making it harder for hotels to price gouge customers

Here is a very bad piece of news for hotels: Airbnb is hurting them on their most profitable nights.<p>That’s per a recent report from UBS, which found that Airbnb is making it harder for hotels to charge through-the-roof rates on “compression nights”—i.e., nights where more than 95% of rooms are …

Hospitality

The world's biggest miner just posted a record $6.4 billion loss

The world's largest mining company has posted a record loss after being slammed by low commodity prices and fallout from a deadly Brazilian dam collapse.<p>Anglo-Australian miner BHP Billiton (BBL) said Tuesday that it lost $6.4 billion in the 12 months ended June -- the worst annual performance in …

Postmates has failed to make Uber-for-anything cheap, and is quietly misleading customers about it

In late June, Shawn Cook had a cold and needed some cough medicine. The mobile game developer turned to on-demand delivery startup Postmates to make the run to Walgreens for him in Los Angeles that Tuesday night. Postmates estimated that four of the five items he ordered, which were listed in its …

Startups

The Shortest Commercial Flight is Only 47 Seconds

Related Articles<p>Sometimes the DC to Philadelphia flight feels like it’s the shortest flight in the world. By the time you make it to cruising …

Shaunae Miller dives to gold over Allyson Felix in women’s 400 meters

RIO DE JANEIRO —Shaunae Miller lay on her back for a full seven minutes, trying to catch her breath and process what had just happened. She stared up at the dark Rio de Janeiro sky, wearing a smile that shined brighter than any Olympic medal. The Bahamian runner had just turned the women’s …

Allyson Felix

Walmart was the only bidder in $3 billion Jet.com acquisition

Competing bidders weren’t why Walmart paid a premium.<p>When news first broke of Walmart’s interest in acquiring Jet.com, the $3 billion price tag was a surprise to many. Why would Walmart pay such a premium for a startup that was unprofitable and just a year old?<p>One hypothesis was that Walmart may …

eCommerce

HomeMade Modern EP30 The Flip Desk

In a small apartment, a desk is used for many things. It's often more than just a workstation. It can double as a craft table, a dinner table for …

50 GOP national security experts oppose Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Fifty prominent Republican foreign policy and national security experts -- many veterans of George W. Bush's administration -- have signed a letter denouncing Donald Trump's presidential candidacy and pledging not to vote for him.<p>The letter, first reported by The New York Times …

Donald Trump

Solar panels just broke another record in the U.S.

The market to install solar panels on the roofs of homes in the U.S. set another record in the second quarter of this year, indicating a shift in the …

Upselling Is Killing the Airline Industry One Bad Economy Seat at a Time

The dogma of the aviation industry has been that the corporate buyer is the steadfast and profitable customer and aircraft interiors design has …

GRID Alternatives Empowers Low-Income Homes In Baltimore

<b>Published on</b> June 25th, 2015 | <i>by Steve Hanley</i><p>0<p>June 25th, 2015 by <b>Steve Hanley</b><p>Originally published on <i>Solar Love</i>.<p>GRID Alternatives is a nonprofit that …

Drivers In Golf TDI Set New Guinness Record: 48 States, $300 Of Fuel

Over the course of 16 days last month, auto journalist Wayne Gerdes and co-driver Bob Winger drove a 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI to all 48 of the states …

What It’s Like To Fight Ebola When the World Stops Listening

My first deployment into the Ebola outbreak was in September, when I was sent to Liberia. After three months there I was eventually stationed in …

Disease