Drug companies are sitting on generics—43% of recently approved aren’t for sale

Enlarge (credit: Getty | Ute Grabowsky ) Of the more than 1,600 generic drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration since January of 2017, more than 700—or 43 percent—are not for sale in the US, according to a new analysis by Kaiser Health News. The finding means that many pricy, brand-name drugs are not […]

‘Documentary for the Recently Deceased: The Making of Beetlejuice’ Sneak Peek: Crowdfunded Documentary Examines Tim Burton Classic

It’s showtime! With a Beetlejuice musical out, it was only a matter of time before a documentary dove into the making of the Tim Burton cult classic. But it will take more than saying “Beetlejuice!” three times to conjure up this documentary. The feature-length documentary, titled Documentary for the Recently Deceased: The Making of Beetlejuice, is currently running a crowdfunding […]

Meet the startup that’s on a mission to help 100,000 people buy homes in the next 5 years, and recently raised $30 million to do so

_ Divvy Divvy provides alternative financing options for potential home buyers who don’t qualify for traditional mortgages.  Divvy buys homes outright and allows customers to pay it back in a series of monthly payments — 25% of which goes toward building equity and 75% goes toward paying “rent.”  The company’s COO, Adena Hefets, told us: […]

OnePlus rescheduled its upcoming smartphone event because Apple just recently announced its own event on the same day (AAPL)

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson OnePlus rescheduled its OnePlus 6T smartphone announcement event because Apple recently announced it’s hosting an event on the same day.  OnePlus’ launch event is now taking place one day earlier, on October 29, at the same venue as originally planned.  The company says it will cover the costs of travel changes and tickets […]

MoviePass owner announces it recently raised $65 million in new funding (HMNY)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Ted Farnsworth, the CEO of Helios and Matheson Analytics, which owns MoviePass, said on Tuesday that the company has raised $ 65 million in new funding. He also said that that MoviePass has controlled its spending since changing to the three-movies-per-month plan.   MoviePass isn’t going anywhere — at least according to Ted […]

Flight rules: You cannot fly in a plane if you've recently undergone this simple treatment

Flights need to be as safe as possible for everyone on board so certain airlines are very strict with certain health conditions. This means that you might not always be allowed to fly and make be required to present medical paperwork On Virgin Atlantic you won’t be able to fly if you’ve had a general […]

Eerie photos show why this overcrowded street in New York was recently called the ‘boulevard of death’

Business Insider/Jessica Tyler Lower Manhattan’s Canal Street was recently given the name “boulevard of death” by a group of advocates for safer transit in New York. One reason behind the name is the high number of deaths and injuries that have happened along this street.  There’s a mix of million-dollar condos and abandoned storefronts, with […]

There’s been a lot of good news about the F-35 recently

via The Aviationist Last weekend saw a lot good news about the current status and future of the F-35 in the international market. Belgium has shown interest in purchasing 34 F-35s from Lockheed Martin, potentially adding another European nation to the list of operators. Japan announced that it deploy its F-35s at  Misawa Air Base […]

Bitcoin speculators are ‘getting burned’ and companies that recently pivoted to blockchain are going down with them

Markets Insider Bitcoin is in its worst weekly sell-off since 2013.  The plunge is dragging companies in the cryptocurrency space, including some that recently changed their core businesses.   Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies are tumbling on Friday along with the shares of several companies in the space. Some of these companies recently announced they […]