3 dead from tainted ice cream

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Time) Three people in Kansas have died after eating contaminated Blue Bell Creameries brand ice cream products, health officials said. A total of five people in the state more…

Oops: U.S. close-air support bomb doesn't fit F-35

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Diplomat) The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter will not receive the software package required to operate the Pentagon’s top close-air support bomb until 2022, according to military.com. The article more…

U.S. running out of room to store crude

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Toronto Star) The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower more…

Worldwide gold redistribution suspected

by Mark Leibovit -- Editor's note: Mark Leibovit is one of the investment world's top-rated gold timers, and helps investors anticipate and benefit from both the ups and the downs of the more…

Stocks close lower on dollar surge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday, as a week of mixed economic data, renewed dollar strength and sharply lower oil prices made traders cautious ahead of next more…

Employers push workers to wear fitness trackers

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_667797" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Employers have a vested interest in seeing their employees stay healthy.[/caption] Fitness tracking devices like Fitbit and the new Apple Watch could very well more…

Taxpayer tab for Bill Clinton: $16 million

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) Former President Bill Clinton has received nearly $16 million in taxpayer funds since leaving the White House, covering everything from his pension to personnel to benefits more…

Fake IRS agents running nationwide hoax

by Cheryl Chumley -- A complex scam being run by a string of Internal Revenue Service impostors has become so widespread that even one of the nation's top U.S. tax fraud investigators more…

For rich nation, America unusually religious

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) The differences between America and other nations have long been a subject of fascination and study for social scientists, dating back to Alexis de Tocqueville, the more…

China builds complete 57-story skyscraper in 19 days

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sploid) Sploid reader Xian Min Zhang sent us the latest time-lapse video of the construction of his latest building: A 57-floor 2-million-square-foot (180,000-square-meter) skyscraper fully built with energy-efficient, more…