Christine Mauriello

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Coca-Cola sales fizz despite sugar backlash

The soft drinks giant says its core 'Coke' brand remains strong, although taste for Diet Coke is waning<p>Coca-Cola, the world’s largest soft drinks company, reported better-than-expected profits in its fourth quarter, despite falling sales as a result of currency fluctuations.<p>Net profit rose to …

The 25 richest self-made billionaires

The 25 richest self-made billionaires on earth have accrued more than $850 billion combined, each with a personal net worth of at least $18 billion.<p>This comes from new data provided to Business Insider by Wealth-X, which conducts research on the super-wealthy, as featured in our recent list of the …

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Chicken Soup Really Will Help Cure a Cold, Says Science

Chicken soup is good for more than just the soul.<p>A steaming hot bowl of chicken soup is always welcome when the common cold comes to call, though …

Carol Burnett Has the Most Heartwarming Story About Lucille Ball

Life Achievement recipient Carol Burnett was the life of the SAG Awards last night. The only actor to receive a standing ovation in the press room, the 82-year-old actress and comedian charmed the Scarlett O'Hara curtains off of everyone hanging on to her every word and story.<p>Whether it was her …

This new DARPA chip could give U.S. a leg up in electronic warfare

By Thomas Gibbons-Neff<p>Thomas Gibbons-Neff<p>Reporter<p>Bio<p>In eastern Ukraine, government forces have to face an array of conventional threats. Snipers, artillery and machine gun fire to name a few. On top of that, Ukrainian troops also have to contend with electronic warfare. The separatists, …

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Weight-loss surgery may reduce depression in some patients, study suggests

For some severely obese patients, a new study hints that bariatric surgery might potentially do good for both body and mind. Patients seeking and undergoing such weight-loss procedures were more likely to suffer from depression and binge-eating than the general population -- but those with …

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To American exchange students: Please don’t come to South Africa until you’ve understood these 5 things.

It’s hard to miss the overwhelming irritation many South African students have with some of the US exchange students they meet.<p>As someone who has …

Best places to stay in the US

This year, small is big in travel – from smaller cities to smaller hotels in secondary markets. Contributing Editor Kate Maxwell shares a few of her favorites from the Conde Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards.<p><b>Best U.S. city: Charleston, S.C.</b><br>This small Southern city of 125,000 is known for its …

Got 5 minutes? Learn to see Saturn

June, July and August are especially good months for viewing Saturn in 2017. But you can find Saturn in May, 2017, too, especially when the moon …

Spacewatch: Solar maximum

There is no greater influence on the Earth and its space environment than that of our local star, the Sun. The level of solar activity, as indicated …