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Is Skipping Breakfast Really That Bad? More From Our Authors

Is Skipping Breakfast Really That Bad? More From Our Authors (via Fitbie) Diet and Fitness News June 16, 2014 | By Kayda Norman | Leave a Comment Everyone knows which daily meal is allegedly “the most important,” but confession: I regularly skip it. The simple truth is that I’d much rather spend the 15 minutes it takes to… Read More »

19 Year Old Develops Machine To Clean The Oceans Of Plastic

19 Year Old Develops Machine To Clean The Oceans Of Plastic (via http://www.efergy.com) photo credit: The Ocean Cleanup. Plastic might be a cheap, versatile and useful material, but it’s also an environmental disaster. We produce around 300 million tons of plastic per year, and since 1950 we have produced around 6 billion metric… Read More »

US commandos capture Benghazi attack ‘ringleader’

US commandos have captured the suspected ringleader of a deadly 2012 attack on an American compound in the Libyan city of Benghazi, in a raid hailed by the White House as a triumph for justice. Special forces, working with FBI agents, carried out Sunday… Read More »

Hong Kong investment firm pays $470 mn for 5-star Paris hotel

Hong Kong investment firm pays $470 mn for 5-star Paris hotel (via AFP) A Hong Kong investment firm said it has agreed to pay almost $470 million for the five-star Paris Marriott Hotel Champs-Elysees, as it targets Chinese tourists’ desire for luxury travel. Kai Yuan Holdings will pay €344.51 million ($467.27 million)… Read More »

Amazon smartphone release date, specs, price and rumours

Amazon smartphone release date, specs, price and rumours (via The Inquirer) ONLINE RETAIL GIANT Amazon is expected to announce its debut smartphone, likely to launch under its Kindle brand, at an event in Seattle on 18 June, with the firm looking to challenge the likes of Apple and Samsung. We’ve rounded up everything we already… Read More »

US deploys extra troops, mulls air strikes in Iraq

US deploys extra troops, mulls air strikes in Iraq (via AFP) The US was deploying extra troops to protect its embassy in Baghdad and mulling air strikes against militants who have seized key cities, amid warnings Tuesday that Iraq has polarised irrevocably. Militants who seized Mosul — a city of two million… Read More »

SanDisk buys storage rival Fusion-io for $1.6 bn

US computer storage company SanDisk said Monday it was buying flash memory firm Fusion-io for $1.6 billion. The deal will help SanDisk, a maker of memory cards used for computers, smartphones and other devices, to boost its flash memory capacity with… Read More »

Kerry urges global strategy to save the world’s oceans

US Secretary of State John Kerry Monday called for a global strategy to save the world's oceans, saying everyone had a "shared responsibility" to protect the seas covering 75 percent of the planet. "Let's develop a plan" to combat over-fishing, climate… Read More »

Warren Buffett Investing $15 Billion More Into Renewables

The Warren Buffet cash-train appears to still have more on it for renewables, based on recent statements made by the mega-investor. While making a speech at a conference in Las Vegas earlier this week, Buffet made the comment that while his Berkshire… Read More »

How To Get Paid Your Value

In the words of the infamous Will Ferrell, “Aren’t we all striving to be overpaid?” To some this might seem arrogant or selfish, but in reality, Will Ferrell has a good point. Don’t we all deserve to be paid what we’re worth? As Millennials… Read More »

7 “What If” Questions You’ll Face In Your Career

Regardless of who you are, what you do, or where you’re from, you’ve probably had a “what if” moment about your career. Especially for Millennial job seekers, this is a time in your career where things can feel a little shaky. Whether you’… Read More »

Nintendo jumps on toy figure trend to boost Wii U

Nintendo said it is adding real-world game figures to Wii U play to boost the popularity of its console, which has lagged rivals in the market. Nintendo is blending Will U virtual play with tangible toys as it faces off against powerhouse offerings… Read More »

Donald Sterling will sue NBA after all

Donald Sterling will sue NBA after all (via http://361db.com) In a reversal, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling will pursue a $1 billion federal lawsuit against the NBA and commissioner Adam Silver, and withdraw his support for the sale of the team negotiated by his wife. “I have decided that I must… Read More »

Official: BMW Smart Charging App helps drivers charge for less

Official: BMW Smart Charging App helps drivers charge for less (via Renewable Energy News | Alphatech5) By John Beltz Snyder Filed under: EV/Plug-in, BMW As electric vehicles proliferate and people try to conserve energy, moves toward smart charging seem only natural. Now, BMW is offering smarter charging, and it should mean more money in the pockets… Read More »

Britain’s Kate launches UK America’s Cup bid

Britain’s Kate launches UK America’s Cup bid (via AFP) Prince William’s wife Kate was on board Tuesday to help launch Olympic sailor Ben Ainslie’s bid to win the America’s Cup yacht race for Britain. Ainslie, who famously helped Oracle Team USA overturn an 8-1 deficit to win last year’s most recent edition… Read More »

24 students washed away in north India river surge

24 students washed away in north India river surge (via AFP) Twenty-four students were missing late Sunday after being washed downstream by a sudden surge of river water in a remote Himalayan valley in northern India, a state minister said. The students had stopped to take photographs on the edge of the Beas… Read More »

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