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Chemicals banned in Europe still make their way into US foods

Chemicals banned in Europe still make their way into US foods

Have you ever tasted a soft drink so good you thought it should be illegal? In some parts of the world, ingredients used in beverages available across the United States are outlawed — but not because they’re dangerously delicious. Drinks including Mountain Dew, Gatorade, Powerade and Squirt are all commonly available at restaurants and convenience […]

21 December 2012 is here: ‘Apocalypse’ LIVE UPDATES

21 December 2012 is here: ‘Apocalypse’ LIVE UPDATES

The much-anticipated date for the end of the world is finally coming, as predicted by the Mayans, and we’ve got the latest updates on how the globe is dealing with ‘Armageddon.’ 05:01 GMT: The US East Coast has officially entered ‘doomsday’ – hundreds of excited Twitter users are posting messages that nothing is happening. 04:55 GMT: China […]

Superhumans, supercities and supercomputers: US intelligence’s vision of 2030

Superhumans, supercities and supercomputers: US intelligence’s vision of 2030

Things are about to get a little weird. This according to the National Intelligence Council, at least, a US-based coalition of spy agencies that has just released its predictions for what’s in store for the Earth in 2030. The NIC released on Monday “Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds,” an 140-page report that brings together the […]