For Lemurs, Indulging In A Spot Of “Stink-Flirting” Is The Way To A Female’s Heart

For Lemurs, Indulging In A Spot Of “Stink-Flirting” Is The Way To A Female’s Heart
Living on an island and existing in isolation can cause all sorts of bizarre behavior, especialy if there’s no one else to compare just how weird you are with. For lemurs, which only inhabit the island of Madagascar, this is often demonstrably true. The latest in a long line of strange habits researchers have discovered lemurs have evolved or adapted is “stink flirting”. Yes, you read that right. And, no, it doesn’t sound sexy. Researchers at the University of Toronto

Trump Family Business Is Way Smaller Than The President Has Touted

Trump Family Business Is Way Smaller Than The President Has Touted
Some of the discrepancy is due to a downturn in business, but the rest is credited to an overheated imagination, according to Crain’s New York Business reporter Aaron Elstein, who examined the numbers. In 2016 the Trump Organization reported nearly $9.5 billion in sales. But recent public filings by the president indicate that the company’s actual revenue that year was only as much as $700 million, Crain’s said. “It was obviously very important to Donald to have his company

Advertisers Can Target Potential Consumers With Just One Facebook Like

Advertisers Can Target Potential Consumers With Just One Facebook Like
Lately, there's been a lot of talk about Facebook ads and how they may or may not have influenced the results of certain recent elections. As research has shown, it's becoming ever easier to target consumers with personalized messages, using their digital footprints to identify key personality traits. In fact, depressingly, computers may know us better than our friends and family. That same experiment found spouses still have an edge over machines – for the time being anyway. In a

So, About That Tax Break For Private Jets

So, About That Tax Break For Private Jets
Tucked away inside the Senate Republican’s , already jam-packed with goodies for U.S. businesses, is a provision that seems specially tailored to spark massive populist outrage: a tax break aimed at private plane travel. It appears on page 50 of the bill, which is headed for a vote sometime after Thanksgiving. The plane thing got a wave of attention Thursday after a about the provision went viral. “wroteWell, yes and no. The measure is certainly a tax break for

Tesla Unveils Worlds Fastest Production Car and Electric Big Rig

Tesla Unveils Worlds Fastest Production Car and Electric Big Rig
Elon Musk pulled off a Steve Jobs-ian “one more thing” surprise at the unveiling of stumbled out of the gate with the Model 3 sedan, the first car it’s trying to mass produce and sell to more mainstream consumers. With Tesla's new Roadster.major upheaval to the commercial trucking industry.Tesla’s target market for the Semi is both fleet operators and independent owner operators. The company will be its own first customer, using the truck to transport parts from its battery

This visionary organization wants to improve the lives of 50 million people by 2030

This visionary organization wants to improve the lives of 50 million people by 2030
Image: pixabayImagine delivering a child in a place where you're required to bring your own water to the delivery room, in a healthcare facility in which there's no viable way for the staff to wash their hands before bringing your baby into the world. This scenario, says Dr. Greg Allgood, the vice president of water at World Vision, is more than simply a disturbing hypothetical. In fact, he explains, it's the reality for more than a third of healthcare

Worlds Biggest Wealth Fund Wants Out of Oil and Gas

Worlds Biggest Wealth Fund Wants Out of Oil and Gas
The $1 trillion fund that Norway has amassed pumping oil and gas over the past two decades wants out of petroleum stocks.  Norway, which relies on oil and gas for about a fifth of economic output, would be less vulnerable to declining crude prices without its fund investing in the industry, the central bank said Thursday. The divestment would mark the second major step in scrubbing the world’s biggest wealth fund of climate risk, after it sold most of its coal stocks.“Our

In the Future, Well Love Our Robot Pets, But Will They Love Us Back?

In the Future, Well Love Our Robot Pets, But Will They Love Us Back?
Humans are obsessed with robots. Leonardo da Vinci attempted to build one in the 16th century, and the Jetsons were served by Rosie the robot maid. Todays pop culture robots are indistinguishable from living, breathing humans (some examples: Blade Runner, Westworld, Ex Machina,and Black Mirror).Were obsessed with the pursuit of replicating or replacing ourselves. But strangely, the same obsession hasnt really been applied to pets.aibo (stylized in all lowercase letters, as opposed to its all-caps predecessor AIBO) might change

Doctor Falsely Diagnoses Healthy People With Cancer In $35 Million Fraud Scheme

Doctor Falsely Diagnoses Healthy People With Cancer In $35 Million Fraud Scheme
Cancer is one of the most common and most feared diseases in the world. In fact, 38.5% of people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. As a result, a great deal of time and money is being poured into research so that we can make this disease a thing of the past. It is highly likely that you know someone with the disease because there are so many different types of cancer. Unfortunately, this all-too-common disease can

This week in black women: We won big at the polls and fixed McDonald’s ice cream problem.

This week in black women: We won big at the polls and fixed McDonald’s ice cream problem.
We mourned, again. We voted, again. And black women had another week of breaking barriers and doing the most in the best way. This is the third edition of "This week in black women," a weekly column dedicated to signal-boosting the black women who make the world spin. With elections across the country, this week was a big one. I've got shoutouts for a noteworthy artist, innovative entrepreneurs, and the black women politicians getting it done at the state

These Are The Most Dangerous Sexual Activities In The World, According To Science

These Are The Most Dangerous Sexual Activities In The World, According To Science
People do die having sex; if they don’t, they can get severely injured. This is something that’s notoriously difficult to categorize or rank, though. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lets you see how many people in the US have died from “exposure to sunlight”, so it caters to vampires, but the closest we can find to sex-based injury appears to be the very ambiguous “overexertion from repetitive movements” and “exposure to vibration.” Even the estimates

A whole new kind of PLR The #1 way to grow your online business

A whole new kind of PLR The #1 way to grow your online business
You know the quickest way to grow an online business? It's not building a list of freebie seekers and scraping by a living with affiliate commissions. It's not by setting up a review blog and hoping for a smidgen of traffic. Both of those are perfectly fine in some contexts, but they're not going to build your business quickly or effectively.   The #1 way to grow your online business is to have products of your own to sell

Meet The Self-Professed ‘First Polish Barbie’ Who Has Spent $40,000 On Plastic Surgery

Meet The Self-Professed ‘First Polish Barbie’ Who Has Spent $40,000 On Plastic Surgery
Plastic surgery is a very risky business. When you decide to go under the knife purely for cosmetic purposes, there are plenty of things that can go wrong. However, there are still many people who, despite knowing full well what the risks are, will choose to undergo plastic surgery in order to “perfect” their physical appearance. The tricky thing is, when you undergo one procedure, it’s very easy to become hooked on it and opt for many, many more.

Coming Soon to Washington: An Anti-Trump Hotel for Liberals

Coming Soon to Washington: An Anti-Trump Hotel for Liberals
The first thing you’ll see when you walk into Source: Gachot Studios Lo firmly believes that hotels ought to be catalysts for good. In a world where we can be conscious consumers—of everything from clothing to food to baby products—she argues there’s a place for conscious hotels, too. This isn’t a revolutionary idea: Already, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts has made a significant, brand-wide commitment to bolster community programming for disadvantaged children in all of its destinations. It’s one of

How the WhatsApp supermarket scam works

How the WhatsApp supermarket scam works
So far, 33 people have come forward to report falling victim to the scam, although it is unclear how many people have received the message. Fake WhatsApp fools Android users 'We lost £300,000 through payment scam' How does it work? Report End of Twitter post by @_robp People who clicked the links contained in the WhatsApp messages are sent to a survey. According to Action Fraud, the survey urges victims to hand over their financial information.If, however, a person

Thieves Steal $800,000 in Whisky From Legendary Parisian Liquor Store

Thieves Steal $800,000 in Whisky From Legendary Parisian Liquor Store
PARISLa Maison du Whiskythe house of whiskyis a high-end shop on a back street. The French presidents palace and various government offices devoted to intelligence and law enforcement are nearby, and on a weekend the neighborhood is very, very quiet.At 3:16 last Sunday morning, when it appears nobody was around but surveillance cameras were working, two people broke into the shop with relative ease to pull off a stunning heist.In all, they reportedly took 69 bottles estimated by the