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Companies Spent Billions Of Dollars on Junk Food Ads Targeting Black And Hispanic Youth

1 hour ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Companies that sell junk food, from fast food to unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks, are spending billions of dollars on ads targeting black and Hispanic youth, according to a...
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Physicists Lay Out Plans for a New Super-Collider

1 hour ago   |   Scientific American

The proposed facility would become the most powerful-and most expensive-collider ever built
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Hollywood's Portrayals of Science and Scientists Are Ridiculous

2 hours ago   |   Scientific American

And Twitter is taking note
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Microbes Might Be Key to a Mars Mission

3 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Engineered yeast could turn waste into food, plastics and other essentials
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New Brunswick imposes funding deadline for 2021 Francophonie Games

4 hours ago   |   National Post

FREDERICTON - The New Brunswick government has issued an ultimatum to the partners of the 2021 Francophonie Games: come up with a new funding plan by the end of the month - or...
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Going public? For Uber, Lyft and others, shutdown slows IPOs

4 hours ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The partial government shutdown is slowing plans by some companies to issue stock to the public and potentially cutting off a key source of capital for the...
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4 successful people share how they triumphed over imposter syndrome, the belief that you'll be exposed as a 'fraud'

4 successful people share how they triumphed over imposter syndrome, the belief that you'll be exposed as a 'fraud'

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Imposter syndrome is a psychological pattern that can cause feelings of self-doubt or fear of being exposed as a fraud. Research shows that 70% of the population will...
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To save native grasslands, study invasive species

To save native grasslands, study invasive species

5 hours ago   |   Stanford

The order of arrival determines which invasive grasses predominate, according to a combination of experiments and computational modeling. The results could help in efforts to...
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When is the super blood wolf moon? What to know about this weekend's sky show

6 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

One of the first big astronomical events of the year comes this weekend as the super wolf moon experiences a total lunar eclipse.
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So You Want to Harness Evaporation From a Manmade Lake

7 hours ago   |   Wired

There are much better ways to generate electricity than this proposed scheme in Egypt, but here's how it would theoretically work.
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IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds - without pay

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers - nearly 60 percent of its workforce - from furlough to handle tax refunds without pay. Read more ...

Judge strikes down effort to add citizenship question to census

Judge strikes down effort to add citizenship question to census

A federal judge has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. Read more ...

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

A violent, interactive Netflix movie did not have permission to use the children's book publisher trademarked phrase "choose your own Adventure." Read more ...

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

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Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as shutdown continues

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard have not been paid during the government shutdown. Read more ...

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

John Wetteland, the former Yankees and Rangers closer, was arrested Monday on child sex abuse charges, the Dallas Morning News reported. The 52-year-old Wetteland is being... Read more ...

‘They used him as a sex slave': 7 people arrested after missing Florida teen...

‘They used him as a sex slave': 7 people arrested after missing Florida teen found

The 15-year-old boy had been missing for nearly a year. Read more ...

Netflix raising prices to offset programming costs, debt

Netflix raising prices to offset programming costs, debt

SAN FRANCISCO - Netflix is raising its US prices by 13 percent to 18 percent, its biggest increase since the company launched its streaming service 12 years ago. Its most... Read more ...

Trump says solution to government shutdown impasse 'so simple'

Trump says solution to government shutdown impasse 'so simple'

President Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix for the government shutdown and dug in for more combat, declaring he would "never ever back down." Read more ...

El Chapo paid $100M bribe to ex-Mexican president: secretary

El Chapo paid $100M bribe to ex-Mexican president: secretary

Drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman paid a $100 million bribe to former Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto in 2012, his former secretary alleged in explosive testimony on... Read more ...