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World food prices dip to five-year low

Global food prices fell in March to their lowest in almost five years, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation. ||| Rome - Global food prices fell in March to their lowest in almost five years as supplies for most commodities, including cereals and meat, remained robust, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday. Show More Summary

World’s Oldest Person Dies At 117 Years Old

According to the Guinness World Records, the oldest person in the world was Misao Okawa from Japan. She had held that title since 2013. However, on April 1, Okawa died at the age of 117. She was born on March 5, 1898. NPR reported that she celebrated her last birthday with her family last month. World’s Oldest Person Dies At 117 Years Old is an article from: The Inquisitr News

France Wants to Punish Facebook for Censoring a Painting of a Vagina. Terrible Idea.

Gustave Courbet’s The Origin of the World is a stunning work of art, a gorgeous display of painterly brilliance and a cornerstone of the French Realistic movement. It is also, according to Facebook, pornographic. The website recently...Show More Summary

The Bitcoin Bowl is reportedly no more after just one season

The Bitcoin Bowl was too beautiful for this world. We only got one Bitcoin Bowl. The 2015 St. Petersburg Bowl will not carry sponsorship from BitPay, according to CoinDesk, meaning the game's online currency branding only lasted oneShow More Summary

Lamb With Human Face Shocks Village in Russia [Video]

The village of Chirka in south-western Russia had a shock this week when a lamb with a human face was born to a sheep farmer’s prized ewe. According to the farmer, the animals face looked for all the world like “the hairy face of anShow More Summary

Walmart Seeking Foreign Guest Workers To Fill U.S. Tech Jobs, AFL-CIO Finds

13 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

Walmart is famous for keeping labor costs down inside its more than 5,000 brick-and-mortar U.S. stores. According to a new report from the AFL-CIO, the world's largest retailer may have found a way to save money on its tech workers in...Show More Summary

Here's the truth behind the strange phenomena that caused 2 men to sue the world’s largest particle lab

The world's largest, most powerful particle accelerator — the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) — is scheduled to turn back on in the next few days, according to a report in Nature on March 31. Although this event is highly-anticipated around...Show More Summary

CNBC's New Restaurant World Docu-Series 'Consumed' Premieres May 13

It follows five New York City restaurants including the Meatball Shop and Melba's. CNBC is airing a new docu-series all about the cutthroat restaurant world. According to a press release, the show — which was first announced last April — is titled Consumed: The Real Restaurant Business. Show More Summary

America's Ugly Truth about Broadband? We are 22nd or 25th in the World in Download Speeds; 40th in Upload Speeds.

How encouraging! According to Ookla's Net Index, as of March, 31, 2015, the U.S. is 25th in the world in download speeds and 40th in the world in upload speeds. CONCLUSION: When Finland and Hungry beat out the United States of America...Show More Summary

These 8 narrow chokepoints are critical to the world's oil trade

Over half of the world's oil supply moved through set maritime routes in 2013, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), often aboard massive tanker ships. To minimize costs, tankers transport oil along established paths that are as short as possible. Show More Summary

8 Italian Travel Tips for Visiting America

16 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

If the world was high school, America would be the big, dumb jock—at least according to many of the travel sites that advise people of other nationalities what to do when they get stateside. So it’s nice to find a people, who, according to the travel advice they give their own countrymen, don’t seem bothered by American peculiarities. Show More Summary

Global Shipping Industry Loses Fewest Ships in a Decade

In 2014, 75 ships were lost at sea around the world, which is the lowest number in the last ten years. According to insurer Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty, sinking and submerging was the most common cause of ship loss, with 49 of the 75 losses resulting from this. Show More Summary

World's Oldest Person Dies at 117

Misao Okawa has died from heart failure at a nursing home in Osaka, Japan. She was 117 years old. Wait... WHAT?!? According to the Guinness World Records, Okawa was the oldest person on the planet at the time of her passing. She wasShow More Summary

Being a big global bank is not worth the hassle -investor poll

LONDON (Reuters) - Being one of the world's top 30 banks is not worth the hassle of extra regulatory scrutiny and capital requirements, according to a poll of financial industry investors last week. Morgan Stanley said 62 percent ofShow More Summary

World's Oldest Person Dies At Age 117

20 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

She was born in 1898. And now comes word that Japan's Misao Okawa has died at age 117. She had been the world's oldest person since 2013, according to Guinness World Records.

Misao Okawa – The World’s Oldest Person Dies Weeks After Celebrating Her 117th Birthday

Misao Okawa, who was recognized by Guinness World Records to be world’s oldest person has died just a few weeks after she celebrated her 117th birthday. According to ABC News, Misao Okawa died in the presence of her grandson at a nursing home in Osaka, Japan on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Liberals Want the Right to Persecute Christians Over Indiana's Religious Freedom Act

Christians are the world's most persecuted faith according to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, but you don't have to look across the ocean to find the latest and, given America's foundation of religious freedom, one of the most egregious examples of the economic persecution of Christians – it is happening in Indiana USA right now.

Iran Nuclear Talks Extended; Russia Says Deal Within Reach

Six world powers and Iran met again on Wednesday in a bid to reach a preliminary accord on reining in Tehran's nuclear program, after failing to agree crucial details such as the lifting of U.N. sanctions by a midnight deadline. The negotiators ended talks in the Swiss city of Lausanne in the early morning hours. Show More Summary

Social Media Marketing World 2015: Memorable Moments & Top Takeaways #SMMW15

They say that the third time’s the charm. According to the word on the street (and our own opinions), Social Media Marketing World 2015 may have been the best party Michael Stelzner and his team have thrown since the conference’s inaugural event in 2013. Three of TopRank Online Marketing’s team members – Debbie Friez, Brooke [...]

Lehmann defends Haddin sledging

Australia's coach Darren Lehmann has mounted a defence of the vice-captain, Brad Haddin, saying his aggressive antics towards New Zealand in the World Cup final were in accordance with the team's plans for the tournament decider

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