Food and Agriculture

Soap from straw: Scientists develop eco friendly ingredient from agricultural waste

2 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A scientist has discovered a way of using one of the world's most abundant natural resources as a replacement for humanmade chemicals in soaps and thousands of other household...
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New York WaterMaker Moving Beyond Pizza Shops And Testing The Supermarket Waters

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

New York WaterMaker, a water filtration company that promises its systems can replicate New York City tap water, is getting a trial run in a Whole Foods test kitchen.
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Table Hopping giveaway: Tickets to Chefs & Vintners' dinner

3 hours ago   |   Times Union

Today's Table Hopping giveaway is a pair of tickets to the 25th annual Chefs & Vintners' Harvest Dinner, an important gala for the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York...
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A Instagram influencer who champions raw, vegan food is being ridiculed for encouraging people to eat 'lettucetti'

A Instagram influencer who champions raw, vegan food is being ridiculed for encouraging people to eat 'lettucetti'

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

An influencer who champions raw, vegan food is facing a backlash for calling shredded lettuce "lettucetti." Ulenka Kash, who told Metro it reminded her of spaghetti, tops her...
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Farmers are slamming Trump's $28 billion farm bailout - more than double Obama's 2009 payment to automakers - as a 'Band-Aid'

Farmers are slamming Trump's $28 billion farm bailout - more than double Obama's 2009 payment to automakers - as a 'Band-Aid'

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Farmers are slamming Donald Trump over his trade war with China, arguing that despite payouts, the tariffs are cutting off one of their key export markets. The president has...
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The Art of Wine and Food

The Art of Wine and Food

4 hours ago   |   Post Gazette

Nearly 500 guests enjoyed the 18th annual Art of Wine and Food event Thursday night to benefit HEARTH at the Children's Museum.
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Climate Change Is Already Killing Us

4 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

As world leaders gather on Monday for the Climate Action Summit at the UN General Assembly, it is sadly clear that the prospect of rising global temperatures and sea levels has...
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JFK is America's largest mail room. Here's how customs searches 1 million mail packages a day for drugs and counterfeit goods

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Customs and Border Protection officers at JFK airport search 1 million mail packages a day for illegal drugs, food, animals and counterfeit goods. JFK deals with roughly 60% of...
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A viral story about a child's death after choking on a muffin highlights the risks of seemingly ‘safe' foods

A viral story about a child's death after choking on a muffin highlights the risks of seemingly ‘safe' foods

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

North Carolina mother Ashton Zager shared a Facebook post on Tuesday about the loss of her baby, who died from choking on a muffin. Choking is the fourth leading cause of...
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9 things superyacht crew members wish they could tell their billionaire guests - but won't

9 things superyacht crew members wish they could tell their billionaire guests - but won't

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

It takes a lot of effort to keep superyachts in top-notch shape - but not all owners and guests realize that. Business Insider recently polled superyacht crew members to find...
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Police: Transgender woman's shooting being treated as hate crime

Police: Transgender woman's shooting being treated as hate crime

Police are treating the shooting of a transgender woman as a hate crime, saying the suspect in the attack shouted transphobic slurs before shooting the victim. Read more ...

New York police investigating thefts of jewelry worth over $350,000 from...

New York police investigating thefts of jewelry worth over $350,000 from Trump Tower

The New York Police Department is investigating thefts of jewelry valued at over $350,000 from Manhattan's Trump Tower. Read more ...

Apple will build new Mac Pros in Texas amid tariffs

Apple will build new Mac Pros in Texas amid tariffs

Apple's insanely expensive new desktop computer will be made in the United States - not China, the company announced Monday. The $6,000 Mac Pro will be built at Apple's Austin... Read more ...

Chanel Miller said she didn't know she was sexually assaulted until reading...

Chanel Miller said she didn't know she was sexually assaulted until reading a news article about Brock Turner's arrest 10 days after she blacked out and woke up in the hospital

Stanford sexual assault survivor Chanel Miller spoke out in her first televised interview on "60 Minutes" Sunday night. Miller revealed that she first learned that Brock Turner... Read more ...

The SEC just announced a settlement in a compensation-fraud case against...

The SEC just announced a settlement in a compensation-fraud case against former Nissan-Renault chairman Carlos Ghosn

The SEC announced a settlement in an investigation into a $140 million compensation-fraud scheme involving former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn , Nissan director Greg Kelly, and... Read more ...

Melania Trump rings opening bell at New York Stock Exchange

Melania Trump rings opening bell at New York Stock Exchange

President Trump routinely touts the surging stock market as one of his accomplishments, but on Monday First Lady Melania Trump went to the floor of the New York Stock Exchange... Read more ...

Week 4 Fantasy Football TE Rankings

Week 4 Fantasy Football TE Rankings

George Kittle is on a Week 4 bye, so some fantasy football owners will need to find the right sleeper tight end, perhaps on the waiver wire, to fill in. Check out our Week 4... Read more ...

Climate change protesters disrupt rush hour traffic in DC with boats, 'fire'...

Climate change protesters disrupt rush hour traffic in DC with boats, 'fire' and twerking at intersections

Climate change activists disrupted rush hour traffic in downtown Washington DC with protests, installations and some twerking on Monday. Their actions coincided with UN Climate... Read more ...

When will Dwayne Haskins start? Redskins must take cue from rival Giants...

When will Dwayne Haskins start? Redskins must take cue from rival Giants, Daniel Jones

Washington is wasting time with its rookie quarterback, especially as teams like New York are getting head starts on the future. Read more ...

Hedge funds could reap as much as $250 million from the collapse of British...

Hedge funds could reap as much as $250 million from the collapse of British tour operator Thomas Cook

While the bankruptcy of British tour operator Thomas Cook has left hundreds of thousands of travelers stranded , a group of hedge funds are poised to make as much as $250... Read more ...