Starbucks Paid No Tax on UK Earnings

Posted December 10, 2014 by Jack

The coffee chain company has used legal tax-avoidance tactics to pay as little as possible, paying £8.6m in taxes on a reported £3bn in UK sales since 1998, and nothing in the past three years.

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African Hero, Nelson Mandela Dies at 95

Posted December 6, 2014 by Anna

Nelson Mandela, the heroic individual who inherited a country that was torn apart by civil and racial violence and spent 27 years imprisoned for opposing white rule in his country, died Thursday at the age of 95. He will be remembered for the controversy caused by his life, and for becoming the leader of a […]

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48 Tons of Silver Recovered

Posted December 4, 2014 by Jack

A U.S. deep-sea exploration company has recovered about 48 tons of silver from a British cargo ship that was sunk by a torpedo during World War II. The haul comes from the SS Gairsoppa, which was hit by a German U-boat about 300 miles off Ireland’s coast. It sits 15,420 feet deep.

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Lance Armstrong’s Former Teammate Admits to Drug Use

Posted November 29, 2014 by Anna

Just when we thought Lance Armstrong’s reputation couldn’t become any more tarnished, his former teammate Steffen Kjaergaard admits to using drugs while cycling with Lance. The Norwegian former cyclist spoke out today in a press conference in Norway, saying “I haven’t been able to carry the lie anymore.” Kjaergaard admitted to using erythropoietin and cortisone […]

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Sorry Men! Bacon Is Bad For Your Sperm

Posted November 24, 2014 by Anna

As much as everyone loves bacon, most people are willing to admit that it’s not the healthiest form of protein. But a new study takes things even further by proving that consumption of processed meats is connected to decreased semen quality. And poor quality sperm means reduced potential to become a father one day. Yikes. […]

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