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McDonald’s Finally Released a Mobile App — Two Years After Announcing It

McDonald’s Finally Released a Mobile App — Two Years After Announcing It

McDonald’s finally announced that it would be releasing its first mobile app for customers — almost two years after announcing that it had plans to do so — thereby baffling…

Cash Settlement can Save Your Life Insurance Struggle

Cash Settlement can Save Your Life Insurance Struggle

When you buy an insurance policy, especially life insurance, the hope is that you make payments during its lifetime and, eventually, either you or your family will be able to…

Sodium Cyanide Found at Tianjin Explosion Site

Sodium Cyanide Found at Tianjin Explosion Site

More than a week after the August 12 explosions in Tianjin which killed over 100 people and injured some 700 more, officials have announced that a high quantity of dangerous…

Is This The Solution To Clean Drinking Water?

Is This The Solution To Clean Drinking Water?

A simple, tube-shaped device, called LifeStraw, may be a godsend to thousands without safe drinking water. “It works by catching disease-causing pathogens within a hollow fiber membrane,” Bustle reports. “Users…

Need a Napkin? In Venezuela, People Are Just Using Paper Currency Instead

Need a Napkin? In Venezuela, People Are Just Using Paper Currency Instead

What does inflation look like? It’s the image of a man, holding a piece of food, but instead of holding it in a napkin he is instead using a paper…

Studies Show Acupuncture May Treat Insomnia, Stress

Studies Show Acupuncture May Treat Insomnia, Stress

A study has found that the combination of acupuncture and traditional Chinese herbs can be highly effective in treating insomnia. The study, published in the Clinical Journal of Chinese Medicine,…

Startups That Imitate Uber Getting Sued, Losing Money

Startups That Imitate Uber Getting Sued, Losing Money

Handy is a home cleaning mobile app that provides on-demand residential cleaning services, and now startups in Russia, Finland, Germany, and Australia are trying to mimic its business strategy. In…

How Big Data Contributed to the Largest Digital Map of the World’s Seafloor

How Big Data Contributed to the Largest Digital Map of the World’s Seafloor

The very first digital map of the world’s seafloor has been created using big data, and according to researchers from Australia who compiled the map, it could be a major…

The Sinkhole That Swallowed a Man in 2013 Has Just Reopened

The Sinkhole That Swallowed a Man in 2013 Has Just Reopened

When it comes down to it, there are two kinds of holes: the ones we dig on purpose that we know and understand, and ones that are naturally occurring, seemingly…

Bill O’Reilly Requests Gag Order in Court Cases

Bill O’Reilly Requests Gag Order in Court Cases

Court documents reveal that in his divorce trial, Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly has requested a gag order on his children and ex-wife, who alleged to a court-appointed forensic examiner…