Aria Bendix, provided by Published 9:29 pm PDT, Thursday, September 20, 2018 Melia Robinson/Business Insider Workers uncovered a radioactive object less than a foot below San Francisco's $8 billion development project. The site was once home to a top-secret nuclear testing facility operated by the US Navy. Navy and EPA officials have cleared the area as safe for the public, but the discovery has reignited concerns among environmentalists. It's been a few years since developers began constructing an $8 billion neighborhood on the site of the former San Francisco Shipyard, and residents are still complaining about possible exposure to hazardous material. On September 11th, officials uncovered a radioactive object less than a foot below the site's condos, which cost up to $1.5 million. "It's literally mind-boggling — it is less than 50 yards away from where I live," one shipyard resident told the San Francisco Chronicle. … [Read more...] about ‘It’s a nightmare scenario’: A radioactive object was found in San Francisco’s new $8 billion neighborhood
Brian Pascus, provided by Published 3:01 pm PDT, Thursday, September 20, 2018 Scott Olson/Getty Images American Airlines has joined Delta Air Lines and United Airlines in raising the fee of one checked bag from $25 to $30, and of a second checked bag from $35 to $40. The change in price begins for American Airlines tickets purchased on Friday, September 21. This trend of adding additional costs to passengers in the form of ancillary fees is standard industry practice and has been used for some time. It is known as unbundling. American Airlines has joined Delta Air Lines and United Airlines in raising the fee of one checked bag from $25 to $30, completing a hat-trick for the world's three largest airlines and showcasing the industry-wide trend known as "unbundling." LATEST BUSINESS VIDEOS Now Playing: Now Playing Sharpen These Skills so a Robot Doesn't Take Your Job Media: Buzz 60 An Ancient Sandstone Sphinx Has Been … [Read more...] about The world’s 3 biggest airlines have all raised their checked baggage fees
Dave Mosher, provided by Published 9:16 am CDT, Thursday, September 20, 2018 SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System Media: TIME Mark Brake/Getty Images Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, plans to fly a Japanese billionaire around the moon in 2023 inside a new rocket ship. But the launch system, called Big Falcon Rocket, is ultimately designed to colonize Mars. In September 2016 and 2017, Musk revealed new details and updates about his Mars colonization plan at the annual International Astronautical Congress. IAC organizers hope Musk will return this year, but they don't know if he is coming. On Monday, Elon Musk revealed the identity of SpaceX's first lunar space tourist and shared new details about the company's next-generation launch system, called the Big Falcon Rocket (BFR for short). BFR is ultimately designed to colonize Mars. In September 2016, Musk debuted his vision for landing cargo and people on the red planet at the International Astronautical Congress … [Read more...] about Elon Musk usually reveals new details about SpaceX’s plan to colonize Mars at this annual conference. The next one is in 2 weeks, but Musk hasn’t said whether he’s going.
Hilary Brueck, provided by Published 6:33 am PDT, Thursday, September 20, 2018 with wind/Flickr Low-carb diets like the ketogenic diet are popular strategies for rapid weight loss and appetite control. Keto diets require eaters to essentially forgo all carbohydrates, and fuel up on fats and more limited amounts of proteins instead. Because sugar is a carb, many keto dieters drastically reduce their sugar intake on the diet, but they eliminate healthier carbs too. Nutritionists are starting to notice that people who live the longest tend to incorporate more plant-based foods into their diets, which include some fiber-rich carbs. It's another reminder that focusing on healthy, plant-based, whole foods is a better long-term strategy than dieting. Scientists and dietitians are starting to agree on the recipe for a long, healthy life. It's not sexy, and it doesn't involve fancy pills or pricey diet potions. Fill your plate with plants. Include vegetables, whole grains, … [Read more...] about 3 huge new studies of more than half a million people are casting major doubts on the keto diet
Kate Taylor, provided by Published 6:32 am PDT, Thursday, September 20, 2018 Flickr/USDAgov Meat producer Cargill is recalling roughly 132,606 pounds of ground beef products after an E. coli outbreak. A CDC investigation identified 17 illness and one death related to the outbreak. The US has been hit hard by food-poisoning outbreaks in 2018. Cargill is recalling thousands of pounds of ground beef products after at least 17 illnesses and one death. On Wednesday, the United States Department of Agriculture announced that Cargill is recalling approximately 132,606 pounds of ground beef products that had been made with a carcass that may have been contaminated with E. coli. According to the CDC, an investigation identified 17 illnesses and one death related to the outbreak. Recommended Video: Now Playing: Citing more than one police racist text message scandal, several recent shootings by police of unarmed people, as well as evictions … [Read more...] about More than 132,000 pounds of ground beef are being recalled after one death and at least 17 illnesses