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Rare-disease biotech companies surge in value – but some see a bubble

With the second half of the year approaching and most benchmark U.S. stock indexes posting meagre gains in the 1 to 2 per cent range, it's tough to get too excited about this market. Unless, that is, you're sitting on shares that have already doubled so far this year. And believe it or not, they …

Man Slowly Cooked Alive In Oven With 6 Tons Of Bumble Bee Tuna And Man, That's Gotta Be The Worst Way To Go

Shutterstock<p>How do you feel about Bumble Bee Tuna, Bros?<p>I’ll tell you how I feel. One day in first grade, my mom gave me one of those 90s, …

Michael Lewis Reflects on His Book Flash Boys, a Year After It Shook Wall Street to Its Core

Flash Boys, the author’s best-selling exposé of high-speed trading, made some of Wall Street’s richest people very angry. Dissecting the reaction, he argues that the furor has obscured his book’s real news.<p>When I sat down to write <i>Flash Boys,</i> in 2013, I didn’t intend to see just how angry I could …

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Google Code is shutting down because everyone loves GitHub

Goodbye, Google Code. The technology giant has decided to close its project hosting and code collaboration site because, well, there are simply better alternatives on the web. Google says it launched the platform back in 2006 because it was unhappy with the "limited" options available to the open …

US states move to ban powdered alcohol over abuse fears

Dubbed the "Kool Aid" of teenage drinking, politicians and children's groups raise fears over newly licensed powdered alcohol product "Palcohol"<p>Powdered alcohol – or "<b>Palcohol</b>" – was facing bans in several US states on Friday night amid fears the new product could encourage teenage drinking – or …