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FDA Bans the Sales of Bulk Concentrated Caffeine Products

  • Crystal Ng
  • 6 Days ago
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Powdered caffeine has caused caffeine overdose in the past – leading to the loss of precious lives. The FDA has banned the sales of bulk caffeine products in powdered and liquid form. Four years ago, there was an uproar over the death of a prom king in Ohio. Logan Stiner, who at the time of […]

Mother’s loss of loved one during pregnancy affects child’s mental health

  • Crystal Ng
  • 13 Days ago
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Stanford University conducted a study on how a mother’s loss during pregnancy will affect their unborn child. Maternal stress will lead to adverse effect on the infant’s mental health later in life. A paper that was published in the American Economic Review recently reveals the adverse effect death could have on a fetus. The research was […]

How is Facebook affecting your well-being?

  • Crystal Ng
  • 17 Days ago
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The use of Facebook contributes to the levels of stress hormone cortisone. The study required participants to not use Facebook for five days. The Journal of Social Psychology has just published the findings of a research regarding the use of social media. It was done by the University of Queensland in Australia. They have proven the […]

Will a surcharge reduce congestion in Manhattan?

  • Crystal Ng
  • 18 Days ago
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Recently approved New York state budget includes a surcharge in ride-hailing services. The additional funds will go into the maintenance and upgrade of the subway. Governor Cuomo is moving forward with the congestion-pricing plan. We live in a generation where everything comes down to money. It will be the ultimate deciding factor in every step that […]

2018 New York International Auto Show: Toyota to Tesla

  • Crystal Ng
  • 19 Days ago
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The annual New York International Auto Show is happening right now. The highlights of the event are vehicles that holds a level of practicality, now combined with groundbreaking technology.  The 2018 New York International Auto Show is bringing the audience a series of trailblazing motor vehicles ranging from Toyotas to Teslas, that contains the most […]

Are we giving up that cup of Joe? California Judge Takes Stand

  • Crystal Ng
  • 22 Days ago
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Coffee contains acrylamide, a substance that causes cancer. California requires coffee companies to put warning labels on the item.  Almost a hundred companies that produce coffee, including Starbucks have been filed a lawsuit against by the Council for Education and Research on Toxics, a nonprofit group. The charges were based on the grounds of violation […]

Talia Chetrit, a notable artist in the Armory Show 2018

  • Crystal Ng
  • 1 month ago
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Talia Chetrit is an inspirational contemporary art photographer from the United States. She was born in Washington D.C. in the year of 1982. She pursued her tertiary education in Fine Arts at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and was given the Fred J. Foster Fellowship Award. Following that, she received a Graduate […]

Julian Charrière, the Conceptual Artist

  • Crystal Ng
  • 1 month ago
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“Charrière focuses on investigations of the natural world, revealing the profound force exerted by humans and the environment on one another and highlighting how ecological systems can exhibit traces of human energy,” as phrased by Artsy, the online source for fine art. Originally from the district of Morges in Switzerland, Charrière was born in the […]

Longer commutes are making workers feel lonelier than ever

  • Kirsten Loose
  • 6 Months ago
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Commuting sucks and new research proves it. A study conducted by the University of the West of England, “Commuting and Wellbeing,” suggests that long commutes are having a negative impact on workers’ mental health and job satisfaction. The study, which was sponsored by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council, was conducted between February 2016 […]

Nike losing teens in footrace with Adidas, analysts say

  • Kirsten Loose
  • 6 Months ago
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The investment bank and asset management firm Piper Jaffray released the findings of their latest biannual “Taking Stock with Teens” Survey, MarketWatch reports, and apparently, Nike is losing touch with teenagers. Instead, the demographic seems to be spending more with Adidas and Amazon. Before you throw out your swoosh-covered sweats and socks, Nike (NKE) still […]

China bans Facebook messaging service WhatsApp

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 7 Months ago
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The Chinese government has disabled Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp, the New York Times reports. Nadim Kobeissi, an applied cryptographer at Paris-based research firm Symbolic Software, told the Times his company began noticing slowdowns in the service Wednesday. By Monday, the block had become comprehensive. Authorities blocked video-chat and file-sharing functions within WhatsApp in mid-July, but […]

Crocs, Inc. is making a resurgence

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 7 Months ago
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After a series of struggles, most recently an abysmal fourth quarter of 2016, Crocs, Inc. and its iconic foam clog are making a comeback, the Washington Post reports. The company posted a 28.4 percent year-over-year increase in net profit over the first six months of 2017, and according to the Post. Foot traffic in Crocs […]

More and more Amish businesses are using technology

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 7 Months ago
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There are 2,000 thriving Amish businesses in the Lancaster, PA area, Donald B. Kraybill, a retired professor at Elizabethtown’s Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies, told the New York Times. Many are worth several million dollars. More and more of those businesses are not strictly agrarian. Many now function with the aid of technology, […]

High-tech retail startup Bodega raises $2.5 million in funding round

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 7 Months ago
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Bodega, a San Francisco-based startup that operates fully-automated kiosks roughly the size of vending machines, introduced itself to the world Wednesday. The company has raised $2.5 million in a funding round led by venture capital firms Homebrew and First Round Capital, TechCrunch reports. Thirty Bodega kiosks (which the company calls “bodegas”) are already operational in […]

Harley-Davidson rolls out new models as sales decline

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 8 Months ago
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Harley-Davidson, Inc. is set to revamp its Softail lineup with a slew of new 2018 models, Charles Fleming of The LA Times reports. The company told Fleming the new models are “already on their way to dealerships.” The new bikes will weigh less than their predecessors and will feature new engines with more torque. Many […]

Amazon will take control of Whole Foods Monday, slash prices

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 8 Months ago
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Amazon announced in a press release Thursday that it will take control of Whole Foods beginning Monday, The New York Times reports. When Whole Foods stores open Monday, shoppers will see lower prices on a number of products, including bananas, eggs, salmon, tilapia, Fuji and Gala apples, and almond butter. “We’re determined to make healthy […]

McDonald’s will serve antibiotic-free chicken worldwide

  • Kirsten Loose
  • 8 Months ago
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McDonald’s announced yesterday, Aug. 23, that it would begin the process of removing human antibiotics in their chickens worldwide starting in 2018. Currently, McDonald’s only sells antibiotic-free chicken in the America’s. The announcement will bring the fast-food giant into a global effort to “battle dangerous superbugs,” according to Reuters. The company’s target is antibiotics that […]

Village Voice to discontinue print publication, go digital

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 8 Months ago
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The Village Voice, the liberal, independent newspaper that has been a fixture in New York culture since the mid-20th century, announced Tuesday that it would discontinue its print publication, The New York Times reports. The paper will operate entirely online and will publish on a daily rather than a weekly basis. The publication has not […]

Monday’s total solar eclipse cost US employers almost $700 million

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 8 Months ago
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On Monday, many Americans saw a total solar eclipse for the first time in their lives. The last time United States denizens had a clear line of sight for a total solar eclipse was in 1979, according to a report by Challenger, Gray, and Christmas, Inc. So, American workers were more than willing to interrupt […]

The FDA is making food companies stop using trans fats this month

  • Ashley Leader
  • 8 Months ago
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As reported by Bloomberg, the FDA is forcing food companies to stop including trans fats, or partially-hydrogenated oils, in food products this month. Three years ago, a deadline was set for companies to stop using trans fats in their products. Now we’re reaching that deadline. What are trans fats? Small amounts of trans fat may naturally occur in animal […]
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