A hyperloop in Missouri? A new study says it’s feasible, but not necessarily affordable

Is a hyperloop in the US feasible? Skeptics doubt whether the futuristic transportation system can ever become a reality, but a new study supported by Virgin Hyperloop One finds many possible benefits of a high-speed route between St. Louis and Kansas City. A coalition of Missouri business leaders and government agencies joined with the Los…

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Can Burger King’s ‘Nightmare King’ Really Give You Bad Dreams?

A new, limited-time-only burger at Burger King has a peculiar selling point: It’s supposed to give you nightmares. Yes, Burger King’s Halloween-themed “Nightmare King” burger is allegedly “clinically proven” to induce nightmares, according to a press release from the company. But in reality, the study the burger chain commissioned to find out if the green-bunned…

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Why Caesars Entertainment, United Continental Holdings, and Vicor Jumped Today

The stock market was volatile on Wednesday, with major benchmarks initially moving sharply lower in the morning and then regaining all of their lost ground by the early afternoon before finishing with modest declines. Some earnings-related disappointments contributed to the downbeat mood at the beginning of the session, and even after the midday rebound, news…

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EBay Sues Amazon, Alleging Sellers Were Illegally Poached

EBay.com Inc. on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Amazon.com Inc. accusing the company of illegally poaching sellers on its marketplace via eBay’s internal messaging system. The lawsuit, filed in Santa Clara County in California, accuses Amazon of having “perpetrated a scheme to infiltrate and exploit eBay’s internal member email system” over the past few years. The alleged scheme…

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Smithfield Foods employee allegedly urinates on production line, costs company 50000 pounds of product

Smithfield Foods has reportedly disposed of 50,000 pounds of product after an employee allegedly relieved himself while working on the production line. The company says the male employee has since been suspended pending an investigation. WOMAN SELLING FURNITURE ONLINE ACCIDENTALLY SHARES PHOTO OF NAKED BREASTS Surveillance video on the incident, which happened over the weekend, was shared…

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Powerful Facebook investors just co-filed a proposal to take down Mark Zuckerberg as chairman

Four powerful institutional Facebook investors have co-filed a shareholder proposal to take down Mark Zuckerberg as chairman following what they say was his “mishandling” of several scandals this year. New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs, Rhode Island State Treasurer Seth Magaziner, and Pennsylvania State Treasurer Joe Torsella are joining forces…

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Here’s what every major Wall Street analyst had to say about Netflix’s blockbuster earnings report

“Following a weak second quarter, Netflix reported beat and raise subscriptions with robust contribution profit across domestic and international segments. Long-term fundamental trends remain very, very, very much intact. Streaming revenue and subscription additions are still set to accelerate in 2018. We don’t believe in ‘open-ended growth stories.’ But, darn, Netflix is about as close…

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