Enlarge Friday morning was going pretty well, all things considered. I was at my desk, editing some photos and having breakfast. Then Lee Hutchinson pinged me on Slack and ruined it all. “It’s even worse than we could have possibly imagined,” said my boss. “And, as Han Solo said, I can imagine a lot.” Accompanying […]
Maxim Shipenkov/AP Russia’s prime minister said Thursday the government wants to raise the retirement age. He also said the country could also see higher value-added tax rates. The proposals are aimed at raising government revenue amid a falling working-force population. In efforts to tackle demographic challenges to Russia’s economy, Moscow looks poised to keep people […]
MoviePass must’ve realized it’s been a few days since people were talking about them, so they’ve gone and added something new to their ever-changing theater subscription service. A MoviePass Family Plan is on the way which will enable families of up to four people to purchase all tickets at once, under one account. Say what you […]
Ottawa is one step closer to implementing a national prescription drug program that aims to give all Canadians equal access, but has some patients wondering why their costs for devices and treatments are not part of the plan.
Prince Philip’s birthday is today, Saturday 10 June, and he turns 97 – but how will he celebrate? The Duke of Edinburgh and consort to Queen Elizabeth II, 92, was absent from the Trooping the Colour ceremony yesterday held in honour of the Queen’s official birthday. But will he make a public appearance today in honour […]
Building two command centers in the US and Germany, NATO is either preparing to take on Russia or executing its “suffocation” strategy against Moscow, military analysts told RT. “NATO had 33 military commands during the Cold War, but they reduced the number of those commands to seven,” Alexander Bartosh, former Russian diplomat and military expert […]
Enlarge / From left to right: current GitHub CEO Chris Wanstrath, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and former Xamarin CEO, soon-to-be GitHub CEO Nat Friedman (credit: Microsoft) As part of Microsoft’s $ 7.5 billion purchase of cloud source code repository GitHub, the company is installing a new CEO. Once the deal closes (which is expected to […]
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HIGH PROTEIN weight loss diet plans could leave dieters at a higher risk of developing a myocardial infarction , and could even lead to deadly heart failure, scientists have claimed.
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