FDA Investigating 16 Brands OF Dog Food For Possible Link To Heart Disease

The FDA is investigating 16 popular brands of “grain-free” dog food after an increase in reports of heart disease and cardiac failure. The investigation was prompted by cases of dilated cardiomyopathy occurring in many more breeds than have previously thought to be vulnerable. As the New York Times reports, DCM is most commonly associated with […]

Cephalopods Can Change Color In Milliseconds, And Here’s How

According to Science Friday, octopuses, squids, and cuttlefish use the natural chromatophore layer of their skin to generate patterns of color, typically red, yellow, or brown. Those patterns can make the animal appear a uniform color, spotted, or variegated enough to blend in with jagged rock. “Chromatophores are organs that are present in the skin […]

Uniqlo announces brand-new line of awesomely beautiful Sailor Moon T-shirts

Celebratory shorts for anime/manga classic will be released in 26 countries. It’s only been about a week since Uniqlo’s amazing lineup of Pokémon T-shirts went on sale, but Japan’s most popular casual fashion brand isn’t resting on it laurels. Up next is another collaboration with one of history’s biggest anime franchises: Sailor Moon. The new […]

6 Elements of Customer Psychology Drive Buy Decisions

Many entrepreneurs think that adapting to the new technologies, like smart phones and Internet commerce, are the key to attracting new customers. In fact, businesses need to adapt even more completely to the changes in the buying and social behavior of consumers. High-technology product startups, without customers, don’t make a business. Today’s customer buying dynamics […]

Pimm’s Cup for Wimbledon

The Pimm’s cup for Wimbledon is a riff on a classic summer sipper made with Pimm’s, fresh fruit, and lemon-lime soda. It was made popular at tennis and polo matches although it’s perfectly suited to any cocktail hour. This version adds fresh strawberries in honor of Wimbledon. Adapted from Clodagh McKenna | Homemade | Kyle […]

The coming Libra panics

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; Facebook’s unveiling of a new digital currency, Libra, has produced a tidal wave of sceptical, critical, and outright hostile responses. That is understandable, given Facebook’s reputation for carelessness about user data and personal privacy. Nonetheless, public angst won’t stop the […]

Anatomy of a divided city: extradition protesters say frustration with government brought them to the streets

As a rule, July 1 in Hong Kong is a peaceful day, a time to celebrate the city’s freedoms on the anniversary of its return to Chinese rule in 1997. But this year was different.Instead of calm demonstrations, Monday unfolded in a series of escalating clashes, outbursts and destruction. It was a day of anger […]

Cheaper roaming from today for Western Balkan countries

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; The new regional roaming agreement of the Western Balkans enters into force on 01 July, after it was signed by the Western Balkans ministers on 4 April in Belgrade. Consumers in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North […]

EU to help Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region tackle natural disasters

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; The EU is providing €7 million in humanitarian aid to increase the capacity of communities and authorities in the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region, to prepare for natural disasters. The aid package will support improving the response […]

New inflation data pushes US Fed and ECB to re-asses their positions

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn + var sbFBAPPID = ‘457641991045477’; Core inflation in the eurozone remained subdued at 1.2% in June, well below the headline European Central Bank (ECB) target of 2%. US inflation is near 1.7%, with the latest data confirming the US Federal Reserve is on track for […]

The Battle for Europe’s Top Job: It’s Wrong to Horse Trade Over Next Commission President

French President Emmanuel Macron is ignoring the results of the European election by trying to make a back-room deal with other EU leaders over who should become the next president of the European Commission. It’s a serious mistake. source https://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/it-s-wrong-to-horse-trade-over-next-eu-commission-president-a-1274867.html#ref=rss

The U.S. vs. Iran: Tense Rhetoric Pushes Middle East Closer to Accidental War

With U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani trading taunts and threats, tensions between the two countries are reaching an all-time high. The slightest misstep could trigger yet another full-blown, armed conflict in the Middle East. source https://www.spiegel.de/international/world/bellicose-rhetoric-u-s-and-iran-inch-closer-to-war-a-1274793.html#ref=rss

Can a new graphene coating save the Chinese military from rusting away in the South China Sea?

Chinese researchers are working on a new protective coating for weapons and infrastructure installed on artificial islands in the disputed waters of the South China Sea to help them withstand the harsh weather.“An artillery gun, for instance, was put out of service in just three months because of rust,” said a researcher involved in the […]

BREAKING: Hong Kong protesters occupy legislative chamber, after smashing windows, vandalising corridors

Hong Kong anti-government protesters have stormed the city’s legislature after breaking glass doors and prying open gates at the rear. Anti-extradition law demonstrators had been ramming doors and windows around the complex since Monday afternoon, despite warnings from police in riot gear that they may face arrest. Photo: Kris Cheng/HKFP. Officers appeared to retreat deeper into […]