The ‘Apple of Housewares' Tests Its Products to the Extreme. Here's How

THE ‘APPLE OF HOUSEWARES' TESTS ITS PRODUCTS TO THE EXTREME. HERE'S HOW

In the back of a big warehouse in Torrance, Calif., engineers at home-essentials maker Simplehuman are putting the company's voice-activated...

DENVER AND WEST VIRGINIA DESERVE PRAISE FOR VOTING ON BLOCKCHAIN

As the world waits to learn what is contained within the Mueller report , the culmination of Justice Department special counsel Robert...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK EVER-MORE VULNERABLE TO POLICY RISKS, ANALYSTS WARN

Facebook Inc. is contending with a growing array of bi-partisan criticism and fresh regulatory issues which may pose increasing risk...

DO YOU DOT PLOT? UNDERSTANDING THE NEXT FED FORECAST

It's probably the most closely scrutinized scatter chart in world financial markets. Every three months since January 2012, the Federal...

 
 
 

WHY YOUR NEXT COCKTAIL WILL BE PREMIXED

Sometimes, we all feel the need for speed-more often than not at happy hour. Already trendy among cocktail bars in Japan, U.S. bartenders...

WHERE YOU CAN READ THE BOOKS BEHIND ‘GAME OF THRONES' FOR FREE

A wise man once said, “Sleep is good. Books are better.” For those who have not read George R.R. Martin's fantasy epic A Song of Ice...

 
 
 

WHY THE OLYMPIC GAMES ARE STEERING CLEAR OF E-SPORTS

Athletes of the future won't necessarily cross finish lines or score goals. Some may, in fact, be professional e-sports players who...

SODA'S LAST STRAW? CORN SYRUP MAY FUEL THE GROWTH OF CANCEROUS TUMORS, RESEARCH FINDS

Drinking an excessive amount of soda that contains the sweetener high-fructose corn syrup is associated with colorectal cancer and...

 
 
 

MICROSOFT REVIVED AND KILLED CLIPPY-OFFICE'S INFAMOUS MASCOT-ALL IN THE SPAN OF ONE DAY

Microsoft Clippy was back in action for a brief moment this week, marking a rare appearance for the friendly paperclip, who was known...

BRAINSTORM HEALTH: INSTAGRAM AND ANTI-VAXXERS, EMILIA CLARKE'S STORY, ANOTHER ALZHEIMER'S DRUG

Happy Friday, readers. I suspect some among you are fans of Game of Thrones , HBO's massively popular fantasy drama series. On Thursday,...

 
 
 

PINTEREST, VALUED NEAR $12 BILLION, FILES FOR AN APRIL IPO

Pinterest filed documents to go public with the Securities and Exchange Commission late Friday, joining other tech-unicorn peers such...

THIS LEADERSHIP MOVE SHOWS THAT NETFLIX IS FOCUSING ON HOLLYWOOD, NOT SILICON VALLEY

In 2016, Fortune wrote about how Netflix had become Hollywood's Silicon Valley frenemy, insinuating itself into the industry from a...

 
 
 

8 MORE KINDS OF DOG FOOD RECALLED FOR POTENTIALLY TOXIC VITAMIN D LEVELS

Go into Saturday's National Puppy Day with caution: Hill's Pet Nutrition announced its voluntarily recalling eight different kinds...

TRUMP REVOKED NEW SANCTIONS TARGETING NORTH KOREA BECAUSE HE ‘LIKES CHAIRMAN KIM'

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that President Donald Trump chose to reverse sanctions targeting North Korea just...

 
 
 

SECOND BRITISH ART GALLERY PLEDGES TO REJECT DONATIONS FROM PURDUE PHARMA'S SACKLER FAMILY

A group of British art galleries has become the second art institution to refuse donations from the Sackler family this week, citing...

Democratic Socialists of America Back Bernie Sanders For 2020

DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISTS OF AMERICA BACK BERNIE SANDERS FOR 2020

The Democratic Socialists of America , the labor-oriented, social democratic political organization, is backing Vermont Sen. Bernie...

 
 
 

FLU SEASON AFFECTING MORE PEOPLE FOR LONGER THAN USUAL

Spring may have arrived, but the number of people in the U.S. with the flu persists. The percentage of doctor visits for flu-like symptoms...

WANT TO BUY A ZOO? MAINE HAS ONE FOR SALE

Have you always wanted a pet otter, ostrich or Bengal tiger, but the pesky tenant's board or neighborhood association wouldn't allow...

 
 
 

THE ASSET MANAGEMENT INDUSTRY SHOULD TAKE THE LEAD ON A.I. STANDARDS

The increased sophistication of fintech poses many policy concerns, especially when harnessing A.I. in asset management. Currently,...

CHICK-FIL-A BANNED FROM SAN ANTONIO AIRPORT

Don't plan on getting a Chick-Fil-A sandwich next time you fly through San Antonio Airport. The city's district council approved a...

 
 
 



Vintage plane, soon to become bar, tours Times Square

Vintage plane, soon to become bar, tours Times Square

A vintage plane that went from flying TWA passengers in the 1950s to running drugs in the 1970s visited Times Square before its next transformation into a cocktail lounge at... Read more ...

Powerball jackpot estimated at $625M before Saturday drawing

Powerball jackpot estimated at $625M before Saturday drawing

It would be the seventh-highest U.S. lottery jackpot ever, with estimated an lump sum payout of $380.6 million before taxes. Read more ...

Powerball jackpot now $750M after no winning ticket drawn

Powerball jackpot now $750M after no winning ticket drawn

DES MOINES, Iowa - Lottery officials say the Powerball jackpot has ballooned to $750 million after no ticket matched all six numbers in the most recent drawing. The numbers... Read more ...

Florida State slams Morant and Murray State 90-62 in NCAAs

Florida State slams Morant and Murray State 90-62 in NCAAs

HARTFORD, Conn. - Ja Morant dazzled for a half, but the star point guard and 12th-seeded Murray State got run out of the NCAA Tournament by Florida State. Read more ...

Cruise ship in distress for over 15 hours off Norway's coast, 900+ still...

Cruise ship in distress for over 15 hours off Norway's coast, 900+ still waiting to be evacuated

More than 900 people and crew are still aboard the Viking Sky cruise ship over 15 hours since it sent out a mayday signal following engine failure off Norway's rocky western... Read more ...

UFC Nashville: What does stunning KO win mean for Anthony Pettis' future at...

UFC Nashville: What does stunning KO win mean for Anthony Pettis' future at welterweight?

What comes next for Anthony Pettis after 'Showtime' channelled Superman to stop Stephen Thompson? Read more ...

Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case

Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case

MIAMI - New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is apologizing after being charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation. Read more ...

Morant's breakout season ends with blowout by Florida State

Morant's breakout season ends with blowout by Florida State

HARTFORD, Conn. - Ja Morant, perhaps sensing this would be his last opportunity to score for Murray State, turned on the jets and darted through three defenders for a driving... Read more ...

Spartans rout Gophers to reach Sweet 16; 1st time since '15

Spartans rout Gophers to reach Sweet 16; 1st time since '15

DES MOINES, Iowa - Michigan State doesn't just hope to get to the Sweet 16 each year. It expects it. Read more ...

Auburn thrashes Kansas to roll into the Sweet 16

Auburn thrashes Kansas to roll into the Sweet 16

SALT LAKE CITY - Spring football can wait. Auburn has a different team worthy of its attention. Bruce Pearl and the fifth-seeded Tigers are headed to their first Sweet 16 in 16... Read more ...