Happy Diwali The Festival of Light

DIWALI is now underway, with the five-day Festival of Light celebration being observed by millions around the globe. Posted by thesun The festival of light sees Hindu homes being decorated with candles and lights and people sharing gifts – but what is the celebration about? GETTY – CONTRIBUTOR Diwali celebrates the Hindu belief that good…

Link between Sugar and Tumor Growth

Scientists have discovered a new link between sugar and tumor growth ORIGINALLY POSTED BY BUSINESS INSIDER Written by: Hilary Brueck There’s a ‘vicious cycle’ happening that’s fueling cancer growth. Flickr There’s more bad news for sugar lovers. After nine years of research, molecular biologists in Belgium have discovered that sugars stimulate tumor growth. Their results, published Friday in the…

Starbucks plans to hire 10,000 refugees

CEO Schultz plans to hire 10,000 refugees after Trump ban post from venturebeat.com Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lilivanili/ (Reuters) – Starbucks Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz said on Sunday that the company planned to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in 75 countries, two days after U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees from certain countries. Trump on…

Wear the Same Thing Every Day, Why?

Why Mark Zuckerberg Wears the Same Thing Every Day Originally posted at medium.com by Charles Chu. Take a peek inside Mark Zuckerberg’s closet: It’s all gray T-shirts… How strange. Is he a nutcase? But it’s not just Zuck. Here’s Obama’s outfit of choice: He always wears a gray or blue suit with a blue-ish tie. Same…

REMEMBERING RAT PACK RESTAURANTS

The Time That Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Opened Competing Restaurants on the Sunset Strip   IMAGE CREDIT: GETTY IMAGES Rat Pack Restaurants From 1946 to 1956, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were show business supernovas. With an act that combined singing, slapstick, and spontaneous hijinks, the duo sold out nightclubs coast to coast, then went…

Musk encourages Apple

Tesla CEO Elon Musk cast further doubt on Apple’s autonomous car project during the Code Conference in California, reigniting the tension started last year between the two companies. “I think they should have embarked on this project sooner,” Musk said during the interview. “I don’t think they’ll be in production sooner until 2020.” The comment…