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SeaWorld sues California over ban on killer whale breeding

SeaWorld sues the California Coastal Commission over the ruling that bans the company from breeding killer whales. The lawsuit says that the Commission's ruling is illegal as the whales are not part of the California marine environment.

Dec 30, 2015 08:26 PM EST

WHO declares Guinea free of Ebola transmissions

WHO has declared that Guinea was free of Ebola transmission, after two years of Ebola outbreak in the country. The disease killed more than 11,000 people across 10 countries including Guinea.

Dec 30, 2015 03:05 AM EST

Starbucks upbeat on record gift card sales on Christmas Eve

American coffee chain Starbucks is bullish on gift card sales this Christmas Eve. It sold 2.5 million gift cards last year. Starbucks has associated with Swarovski for selling $200 gift cards including $50 worth coffee that have been encrusted with crystals.

Dec 26, 2015 08:08 PM EST

Ways to produce money in college with no job

It is tough for a college student to manage studies and regular job at the same time. However, some ways like selling unwanted stuff and doing online writing can make you earn money fast. There are multiple other ways through which a college student can earn money with no job.

Dec 27, 2015 04:06 AM EST

Michigan declares state of emergency due to contaminated water system

A state of emergency has been declared in the City of Flint in Michigan after a new study found that the elevated blood lead levels in local children are related to the city's drinking water system. Drinking water in some areas of the city is still unsafe even now.

Dec 23, 2015 09:40 AM EST

United Airlines' dog therapy to ease travel stress

In addition to cookies, good coffee and other refreshments, United Airlines is offering an innovative service to its passengers to deal with stress. The airline is keeping trained dogs at seven major airports for its passengers to spend waiting time. Research shows that dogs help people getting out of the stress.

Dec 22, 2015 09:53 AM EST

Mercury Content in Callifornia Fog is Increasing

Scientiest found significant amount of mercury in the fog surrounding California Coast. The amount is harmless to human but a bad news to food chain.

Dec 21, 2015 08:37 PM EST

Ebola survivors may suffer various illnesses after they recovered from the virus

The recent study performed by the CDC researchers found that people who survived from Ebola virus have experienced various illnesses after they have recovered, including hair loss, joint pain, and eye problems.

Dec 21, 2015 05:56 AM EST

The UCCS professor invented sleep hat to fight insomnia

A professor at the University of Colorado invented a hat that can fight insomnia. The hat, called Sleep Shepherd, works by slowing brain activity naturally with a pulsating tone that can induce sleep.

Dec 21, 2015 05:57 AM EST

Secret Santas pay $484,000 for Walmart layaway shoppers in three states

Mistery Santas gave Christmas gifts to Walmart's shoppers in three states by paying off their layaway orders. The total amount of anonymous donations reached $484,000.

Dec 20, 2015 09:51 PM EST

Public comments flood in as FDA seeks the meaning of “natural” in food labels

The FDA has received thousands on public comments about the use of "natural" labels on foods. The agency asks the public to comment on food labelling until February 10 next year.

Dec 14, 2015 03:28 AM EST

The new DNA editing tool can modify human cells but is prohibited to be used in establishing pregnancy

Scientists from across the world gathered for the International Summit in Human Gene Editing in Washington, DC this week. The meeting discussed the new gene editing tool called CRISPR-CAS9 and its use in human gene editing.

Dec 09, 2015 09:25 PM EST

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