By SLPundit On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Upheaval in the chemicals industry

AMERICAN JURIES are well known for the generosity of their awards in civil cases. In 2002 a Californian jury fined Philip Morris, a tobacco company, a whopping $ 28bn for causing a heavy smoker’s cancer, More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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News: Narcos video game trailer has the brilliant theme song in it

London-based publisher Curve Digital has released a trailer for Narcos: Rise of the Cartels, a 2019 video game based on the Emmy award-winning Netflix show, Narcos. Developed by Kuju, Narcos: Rise of the Cartels More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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California wildfires: Survivors share stories of heroic rescues

Media playback is unsupported on your device As huge wildfires continue to devastate California, many examples of heroism and survival are beginning to emerge. In northern parts of the state, some More...

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Transgender YouTube star Stef Sanjati on dealing with trolls

You might recognize Stef Sanjati from Canadian designer Hayley Elsaesser‘s runway shows or social feeds (the two are longtime collaborators; Sanjati famously walked in her Spring 2019 Toronto Fashion Week More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Houston Rockets choose to part ways with Carmelo Anthony

HOUSTON—Carmelo Anthony is done in Houston. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey released a statement Thursday saying the team is “parting ways” with Anthony and “working toward a resolution.” Anthony More...

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MTN faces angry regulators, US sanctions on Iran and civil wars

FEW FIRMS know the promise and the pitfalls of doing business in Africa better than MTN, a telecoms giant. Connecting its first calls in 1994, the year that Nelson Mandela came to power, the firm became an emblem More...

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Armie Hammer Apologizes for Bashing Stan Lee Tributes, Accepts Asshat Crown

Armie Hammer has apologized for bashing celebrities who posted selfies with Stan Lee after his death earlier this week. The Call Me by Your Name star was trying to point out that posting a selfie with the comic More...

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What Lurks Beneath the Surface?

From about 1680 until 1870, French-Canadian fur traders traveled in birch bark canoes, exploring lakes and rivers in the remote wilderness along what is now the border between the U.S. and Canada, trading European More...

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An era of poop innovation has begun—and your boring bathroom is next

When Bobby Edwards’s mother, Judy, finally went to the doctor to tackle her chronic constipation, her son didn’t think she would come back with an idea worth millions of dollars. But she couldn’t More...

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A Close-Up Look at the Millennium Falcon's Control Panel

The book Star Wars: Millennium Falcon – Owner’s Workshop Manual digs deep into the workings of the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy.  More...