You're drinking plastic fibers nearly every time you sip tap water

North American samples had the highest plastic density, while European countries had the lowest. The authors of the study say we're living in the Plastic Age - and the contamination probably is not limited to our water. Rains could also sweep up micr... More..

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Ryanair to cut cabin baggage allowance
by | Saturday, September 09, 2017

Ryanair to cut cabin baggage allowance

Where previously you could could carry on one standard bag as cabin luggage and a seperate small handheld bag that is soon to be stopped. From November 1 , any "non-priority" customers that refuse to put the...More..

Sports Direct chairman survives re-election vote
by | Saturday, September 09, 2017

Sports Direct chairman survives re-election vote

Hellawell, who has relied on majority shareholder Mike Ashley to keep him in post in the past, vowed to step down at this year's AGM if hit with the same level of protest seen in 2016 when 54 per cent of indepe...More..

Woman escapes her handcuffs, steals police auto and leads high-speed chase
by | Saturday, September 09, 2017

Woman escapes her handcuffs, steals police auto and leads high-speed chase

Officers say Sponsler also narrowly avoided officers and vehicles as she reached speeds up to 100mph. The police officers galloped over to the vehicle as it remained stationed in the grass. A medical unit was...More..

Mini announces hardcore John Cooper Works GP Concept
by | Saturday, September 09, 2017

Mini announces hardcore John Cooper Works GP Concept

And just to make it look as racy as possible, Mini has fitted the GP with racecar-like cabin: conventional door panels and no rear seats, headliner and gearlever (paddle-shifters on the steering wheel take over...More..

Beyoncé's Regal Birthday Cake Came Complete with a Crown
by | Saturday, September 09, 2017

Beyoncé's Regal Birthday Cake Came Complete with a Crown

Naturally, Beyonce's eldest daughter, Blue Ivy , her mother, Tina Knowles Lawson, and Jay Z's mother, Gloria Carter , participated in the photo series . "We have teamed up with Bread of Life, Greater H...More..

Facebook offers millions to music industry to avert copyright crisis
by | Saturday, September 09, 2017

Facebook offers millions to music industry to avert copyright crisis

Licensing music rights for a streaming service is famously complex, and even more so if your streaming service is a user-upload platform where any old fucker can upload some shit video with an Avril Lavigne t...More..

Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell re-elected by investors
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell re-elected by investors

Sports Direct said it is still moving towards becoming the " Selfridges of sport ", ahead of its annual general meeting later today. The vote had been seen as a big test for institutional shareholders, which ...More..

The Tui AG's (TUI)
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

The Tui AG's (TUI) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at Barclays PLC

It has a 36.17 P/E ratio. The Company's portfolio covers a range of categories, including table service, counter service, sandwich shops, pubs and bars. South Africa-based Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Propr...More..

Markets open higher; Nifty up by 30 pts
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Markets open higher; Nifty up by 30 pts

At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader 51-scrip Nifty, which had closed at 9,916.20 points, was quoting at 9,946.10 points, up by 29.90 points or 0.30 percent. On the currency front, the Indian ru...More..

American Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:AMID) Dips Under Moving Averages
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

American Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:AMID) Dips Under Moving Averages

About 400,228 shares traded. It has outperformed by 22.86% the S&P500. Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. increased its holdings in shares of EnLink Midstream Partners, by 0.8% during the first quarter. The FCF ...More..

Iraqi student pilot killed in F-16 desert crash in Arizona
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Iraqi student pilot killed in F-16 desert crash in Arizona

J. Allred, the Graham County Sheriff confirmed that, on Tuesday afternoon, the F-16 fighter jet along with an Arizona Air National Guard has crashed in southeastern Arizona. According to the Arizona Air Nation...More..

Texas woman slips out of handcuffs and takes off in police SUV
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Texas woman slips out of handcuffs and takes off in police SUV

The high-speed chase that ensued lasted over 20 minutes and reached 100 miles per hour before she finally crashed and was apprehended. She, meanwhile, checks to see where the officers are before climbing into t...More..

Lilly to streamline business, axe 3500 jobs; shares up 1%
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Lilly to streamline business, axe 3500 jobs; shares up 1%

Eli Lilly & Co now has $89.92 billion valuation. Northwest Quadrant Wealth Management LLC now owns 3,589 shares of the company's stock worth $290,000 after acquiring an additional 19 shares during the last qua...More..

Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept revealed
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept revealed

The GP Concept is much wider than a regular current-gen Mini hatch and sports a race-bred body kit including a whopping front splitter, rear diffuser and substantial rear wing. The entry-level Cooper Clubma...More..

WhatsApp announces free business app, will charge big companies
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

WhatsApp announces free business app, will charge big companies

It's also yet to finalise how the monetisation will work. According to the website, surveys of users has revealed that when businesses use WhatsApp , customers feel more comfortable buying from that retailer...More..

Facebook is overestimating its ad reach
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Facebook is overestimating its ad reach

For example, advertisers are told that they could hit up to 41 million 18- to 24-year-olds in the U.S., but according to recent census data only 31 million 18- to 24-year-olds live in the US. They are not c...More..

Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell narrowly survives shareholder revolt
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell narrowly survives shareholder revolt

Standard Life Aberdeen , Fidelity and Hermes were among the major institutional shareholders to throw their weight behind the campaign to oust Hellawell, with backing from advisory businesses Pirc and the Insti...More..

Vice Chair Stanley Fischer Is Stepping Down from the Fed
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Vice Chair Stanley Fischer Is Stepping Down from the Fed

Trump has said he is also weighing whether to name his current senior economic advisor Gary Cohn as Fed chair, replacing Janet Yellen , whom he has also said he may keep in place. But with Fischer's soon-to-...More..

Challenges daunting, but I'll give my best: Hardeep Puri
by | Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Challenges daunting, but I'll give my best: Hardeep Puri

As on July 31, 2017, the ministry has sanctioned over 23.92 lakh houses for the urban poor. M Venkaiah Naidu had held the housing and urban affairs portfolio before he was picked as the NDA's vice-president...More..