Food-safety officials in southern China tested more rice after the discovery of tainted rice for sale in Guangzhou; a North Korean military envoy sent by dictator Kim Jong Un met with a top Chinese official in Beijing; Hai Di Lao, a popular chain of 75 Chinese eateries, is planning its first foray into the U.S. market this fall.
One of the more controversial bits of news to come out of yesterday's Xbox One reveal was the discovery that the newly christened console would not be able to play Xbox 360 games. Backwards compatibility has been a sore subject for some gamers but Microsoft's Don Mattrick says the company is looking forward, not back. Show More Summary
(SPOKANE, Wash.) — The FBI says a 37-year-old man has been arrested following last week’s discovery in Washington state of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin. Matthew Ryan Buquet was expected to make his initial appearance in federal court in Spokane following his arrest Wednesday afternoon. Show More Summary
Historians credit James Cook with discovering Australia back in 1770. But a long ignored discovery of five African copper coins in its Northern Territory, along with a map with an "X" on it, suggests somebody beat him to it — and by a long shot. Read more...
Submitted by Tim Price via Sovereign Man blog, James Montier’s bible on behavioural finance, ‘Behavioural investing’, points out two recent discoveries by neuroscientists that have relevance to all investors: 1) We are hard-wired toShow More Summary
Last night’s new episode of DEADLIEST CATCH was the #1 cable program among Men 25-54 delivery (excluding sports).
In CivPro II (a 2-hour course), we covered civil procedure issues related to class actions, discovery, summary judgment, JML, new trial, appellate jurisdiction, and preclusion. Here is the two-hour exam. – Dennis ===== Dent sued Baker in the United States...
Vitamin C can kill drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) bacteria in laboratory culture, according to a new, surprising discovery by experts at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The research, published in Nature Communications, indicates that adding vitamin C to existing TB drugs could shorten TB therapy. Show More Summary
The discovery of potential environmental and human health effects from disposal of millions of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries each year has led scientists to recommend stronger government policies to encourage recovery, recycling and reuse of lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery materials. Show More Summary
Brainbow rainbow The 2013 Art of Science competition hosted by Princeton University features artwork created during the pursuit of scientific discovery. The sixth annual exhibition houses a wide variety of art from photography to computer generated diagrams created using intricate data sets, and more of the clever artwork can be viewed at the Art of [...]
Monday of this week found me in the car heading north, Seattle suburbs giving way to open fields, farmhouses, barns: the Skagit Valley. About an hour north is the farmland that helps feed the city, and a lot of other people too. This is berry country, known for its dairies... Read More
Discovery channel introduces the Cutter’s – a blue collar, Midwestern family determined to keep their oil company alive amidst Ohio’s aggressive oil boom in the new series BLOOD AND OIL premiering Tuesday, June 18 at 10 PM ET/PT.
A marine research expedition has led to the discovery of perhaps the world's largest methane cold seep.
Discovery Channel reveals new secrets behind “D-Day” - the day that changed the course of the 20th Century.
Music apps and services often feel overbearing because they try to offer a multitude of features simultaneously. On-demand streaming, Pandora-style Internet radio stations, collaborative playlists, social hooks and so on... Keep reading ?
The next-generation LR2 will be badged as a Discovery.
From the 17th to 19th century, Grand Tourists (usually from England) would set out on a journey of discovery. This excursion had a near-cemented itinerary, a list of places a young man (it was almost always a man) would have to visit to have a well-rounded education. Show More Summary
UpOut, an online guide and mobile app for discovering new and unique events in San Francisco, announced today that it has raised an $850,000 round of seed funding. Sand Hill... Keep reading ?
The Kate Spade New York offering going up on Gilt today reminds us that of the many reasons we love shopping, the thrill of discovery ranks high on the list. When clicking through the sale, you'll notice full-price items alongside reduced...Show More Summary
Land Rover is currently working on its next-generation LR2, which is expected to ride on an extended Range Rover Evoque platform and make its debut late next year. However, the new vehicle isn’t expected to be called an LR2 nor is it likely to adopt the Freelander name used for versions of the LR2 sold overseas. Instead, Autocar reports that...