How do you lose a radioactive capsule? Australian researchers are wondering the same thing

How do you lose a radioactive capsule?  Australian researchers are wondering the same thing

Brisbane, Australia CNN — The discovery of a small lost radioactive capsule next to a remote highway in Western Australia raises many questions – not least how it escaped layers of radiation-resistant packaging loaded onto a moving truck. It’s one of many puzzling aspects of a case that researchers will investigate in the coming weeks … Read more

The richest man in the world helps Lotus go public

The richest man in the world helps Lotus go public

Photo: Lotus Elon Musk is no longer the richest man in the worldaccording to Forbes. Bernard Arnault, the president of LVMH — the conglomerate behind luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, Hennessy, Bulgari and a host of other brands you see in overpriced airport boutiques – is. Bloomberg said Tuesday that a company associated with LVMH … Read more

Streaming services Showtime and Paramount+ set to merge

Streaming services Showtime and Paramount+ set to merge

Image: PLAY_PH (Shutterstock) Another rebrand is in the works for Paramount after CEO Bob Bakish announced that the company is merging Showtime and Paramount+. As part of the merger, Paramount+ will be renamed Paramount+ With Showtime, which will be overseen by Tom Ryan. Meanwhile, Chris McCarthy continues to oversee network operations for Showtime, a move … Read more

Apple violated workers’ rights, NLRB investigators say

Apple violated workers’ rights, NLRB investigators say

Washington CNN — According to National Labor Relations Board investigators, Apple has illegally imposed rules on its employees that prohibit them from discussing their pay and engaging in other protected activities. NLRB agents’ findings determined that “various work rules, handbook rules, and confidentiality rules at Apple” are illegal because they have “reasonable inclinations to interfere, … Read more

Boeing says goodbye to ‘Queen of the Skies’ with last 747 delivery

Boeing says goodbye to ‘Queen of the Skies’ with last 747 delivery

CNN — More than half a century after the original jumbo jet ushered in a glamorous new jet age and brought affordable air travel to millions of passengers, the very last Boeing 747 was due to be delivered on Tuesday, marking the beginning of the final chapter for the beloved aircraft. In a ceremony broadcast … Read more

GM shares soar after record profit and new stake in lithium company

GM shares soar after record profit and new stake in lithium company

New York CNN — General Motors reported much stronger-than-expected earnings in the fourth quarter, pushing its full-year results to record levels for the second year in a row. The largest U.S. automaker also said on Tuesday it is buying a $650 million equity stake in Lithium Americas, giving it access to the raw material needed … Read more

Mustang Mach-E: Ford lowers the price of its Tesla competitor

Mustang Mach-E: Ford lowers the price of its Tesla competitor

CNN — ford increases production of its popular Mustang Mach-E electric SUV and lowers the sticker price weeks after Tesla lowered the prices of its vehicles. The move represents a substantial rollback of the price increases Ford announced last summer for the 2023 models, but buyers may still pay a little more than they did … Read more

‘The Last of Us’ episode 3 review: Nick Offerman and Murray Bartlett star in an hour that lives up to the hype (SPOILERS)

‘The Last of Us’ episode 3 review: Nick Offerman and Murray Bartlett star in an hour that lives up to the hype (SPOILERS)

Editor’s Note: The following contains spoilers for the third episode of “The Last of Us,” which premiered January 29 on HBO. CNN — If the hoopla around ‘The Last of Us’ felt overdone during the first two episodes, the third chapter of the HBO series lives up to the weight of all the hype and … Read more

MrBeast helps 1,000 blind people see again by sponsoring cataract surgery

MrBeast helps 1,000 blind people see again by sponsoring cataract surgery

CNN — YouTube superstar MrBeast is making the world clearer – for at least 1,000 people. The content creator’s latest stunt is paying for cataract removal for 1,000 people who were blind or nearly blind but couldn’t afford the surgery. “We are healing the blindness of a thousand people,” MrBeast — real name Jimmy Donaldson … Read more

Trader Joe’s asked customers to rank their top nine products. There they are

Trader Joe’s asked customers to rank their top nine products.  There they are

New York CNN — Trader Joe’s asked its customers a simple question: If you were to spend the rest of your life on a deserted island, what nine Trader Joe’s products would you take with you? More than 18,000 shoppers responded to the 14th annual survey that ranked the supermarket’s most popular items in nine … Read more