• Pepsi mum on plans for widely mocked protest ad

    Pepsi mum on plans for widely mocked protest ad

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    In its statement Wednesday, PepsiCo apologized to Jenner for putting her "in this position". Yesterday, Pepsi was the subject of widespread Internet and social media outrage after the food and beverage company released a new commercial starring Kendall Jenner which completely missed the mark on addressing the current social and political images in this country.
  • Cyborgs at Work: Employees Getting Implanted with Microchips

    Cyborgs at Work: Employees Getting Implanted with Microchips

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    Swedish company Epicenter's about 150 employees have agreed for a microchip implanted in their hands, the company said. Mesterton added that the implant in the hand enables the employees to digitize professional information and communicate with devices both personal and within Epicenter.
  • Ontario falling behind on income inequality, poverty, wage gaps

    Ontario falling behind on income inequality, poverty, wage gaps

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    On income inequality and poverty , B.C. scores "C" grades. "Improving labour market opportunities and conditions for disadvantaged groups can help the province boost social and economic performance". Meanwhile, the province falls in the middle-of-the-pack on the wage gap between university-educated visible minorities and Caucasians peers, with a wage gap of 13.6 per cent, but is below the national average of 12.6 per cent.
  • Kindergartner loses leg after strep throat leads to unsafe infection

    Kindergartner loses leg after strep throat leads to unsafe infection

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    And the leading cause of necrotizing fasciitis is group A strep. Tessa was diagnosed with strep throat earlier and took antibiotics. On Friday, her leg began to swell up. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Doctors had to amputate after discovering a serious infection, Fox 8 Cleveland reported. Tessa is now recovering from her surgery.
  • Three killed in head-on crash in Miami Co

    Three killed in head-on crash in Miami Co

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    It's not clear why Thorn was driving in the wrong lanes. Thorn and the driver of the Mazda, Ethan Richman, 18, of Kokomo, were pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation. This is an ongoing investigation, but at this time neither the use of alcohol nor narcotics is suspected as having contributed to the crash.
  • Federal authorities raid Los Angeles-area casino

    Federal authorities raid Los Angeles-area casino

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    Authorities with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) confirmed the raid, but would not comment "on the scope or nature of the investigation". Five years later, the federal government sold its share of the casino to a large British gambling company. It was seized in 1990 by the federal government after investigators said the club, featuring 185 tables for poker and other card games, was built partly with laundered drug money.
  • Apple admits Mac Pro problems, promises to 'rethink' new generation

    Apple admits Mac Pro problems, promises to 'rethink' new generation

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    Naturally, Apple's execs didn't say a ton about the new Mac Pro, simply telling Mashable that the PC will "speak to a wider set of users and be configurable" and that it will likely be out around 2018. This means that you will now have all this insane processing power - 6-core Intel Xeon processor, dual AMD FirePro D500 GPUs and 16GB of memory for $2,999 and a $1,000 bucks extra for an 8-core processor and dual D700 GPUs.
  • Today could be day April the giraffe's baby is born, keeper say

    Today could be day April the giraffe's baby is born, keeper say

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    April , a 15-year-old giraffe , could give birth to her fourth calf. It's been more than a month since the park shared the news of April's impending birth with the world, via social media. One of the key characteristics of giraffes that are at term is that they do not show any type of symptoms that they are in labor. On Sunday, park staff rolled out a text alert system to update fans - so maybe you can stop dragging your iPad to the bathroom just in case you miss the first moments of ...