Thursday, October 1, 2020
Burger King thinks it deserves a Michelin star

Burger King thinks it deserves a Michelin star – Inticweb

Burger King has suggested that one of its beef burgers deserves a Michelin star — and the marketing campaign has caught the eye of the respected culinary guide.The fast food giant’s Belgian arm launched...
44% of low-income Americans are using savings or retirement money to pay bills

44% of low-income Americans are using savings or retirement money to pay bills –...

America’s poor are reaching deep to make ends meet. A new survey from the Pew Research Center finds that 44% of lower-income people say they have dipped into their retirement or other savings since...
Amazon blocks sale of items with “stand back” and “stand by”

Amazon blocks sale of items with “stand back” and “stand by” – Inticweb

Amazon and other online retailers are pulling merchandise from their sites emblazoned with the words “stand back” and “stand by” and displaying the insignia of the Proud Boys, a far-right extremist group. Shirts bearing the...
These 3D-printed igloos could take us one step closer to life on the moon

These 3D-printed igloos could take us one step closer to life on the moon...

Humans are going back to the moon. NASA has announced that a crewed mission will land on the moon by 2024, and that “sustained lunar exploration” will be possible by 2030. When these future...
Krispy Kreme’s 2020 Halloween Doughnuts Include 3 New Monster-Inspired Treats

Krispy Kreme’s 2020 Halloween Doughnuts Include 3 New Monster-Inspired Treats – Inticweb

Your Krispy Kreme dozen is getting a festive makeover ahead of Halloween. Starting Monday, Oct. 5, Krispy Kreme’s 2020 Halloween doughnuts will make their way to stores with a few new scary-sweet offerings. This...
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Lose Their Baby After Pregnancy Complications

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Lose Their Baby After Pregnancy Complications – Inticweb

Chrissy Teigen revealed some heartbreaking news last night on social media: She and John Legend lost their baby due to pregnancy complications. Teigen has been sharing the joy and the struggles of her third pregnancy...
Unemployment marches higher in Europe amid pandemic

Unemployment marches higher in Europe amid pandemic – Inticweb

FRANKFURT, Germany — Unemployment rose for a fifth straight month in Europe in August amid concern that extensive government support programs won’t be able keep many businesses hit by coronavirus restrictions afloat forever.The jobless...
EU Leaders Plan Response to Belarus Crisis and Greece-Turkey Tensions

EU Leaders Plan Response to Belarus Crisis and Greece-Turkey Tensions – Inticweb

Here is today’s Foreign Policy brief: Belarus and Turkey top the agenda as EU leaders meet in Brussels, India struggles with caste-based violence, and an alleged participant of the Rwandan genocide faces extradition.We welcome...
California Gov. Signs Law Requiring Corporations to Have Board Members From Racial or Sexual Minority Groups

California Gov. Signs Law Requiring Corporations to Have Board Members From Racial or Sexual...

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — Hundreds of California-based corporations must have directors from racial or sexual minorities on their boards under a first-in-the-nation bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.The diversity legislation is similar to a...
In Newark, N.J., a toxic Superfund site faces growing climate threats

In Newark, N.J., a toxic Superfund site faces growing climate threats – Inticweb

In 1983 — 14 years after the plant closed — the community compelled state and federal investigators to order samples from the site, the surrounding streets and the river. The testing uncovered alarming levels...