The legendary producer had originally requested $30 million he claimed he was cheated out of since the King of Pop’s death in 2009.
Nothing beats an ice cream cone on a hot summer’s day, but if Ben & Jerry’s is your preferred brand of indulgence, your scoop may come with a tiny serving of herbicide. As Stephanie Strom reports for the New York Times, the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) says it has found traces of glyphosate—the main ingredient of the pesticide Roundup—in 10 out of 11 Ben & Jerry’s samples.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is inching ever closer to becoming the richest person in the world.
You might be under the impression that plants photosynthesize—using energy from the sun to turn carbon dioxide and water into delicious and nutritious sugar—and you’re mostly right. Even carnivorous plants like the Venus flytrap practice this process to some extent (though nutrient-poor environments and inefficiency often lead them to supplement their diets with something a little bloodier). But not all flora are capable of feeding off of the sun. Some long ago abandoned this ability, having evolved other ways of gathering nutrients.
Your future computer or phone will be capable of stupidly fast transfer speeds. The USB 3.0 Promoter Group unveiled the USB 3.2 specification that effectively doubles the current USB 3.1 spec by adding an extra lane. As such, it will allow for two lanes of 5 Gbps for USB 3.0, yielding 10 Gbps, or two lanes of 10 Gbps for 20 Gbps with USB 3.1. As a bonus, the “superspeed” USB-C cable you’re currently using already has the capability for dual-lane operation built in.
Google.org is investing $50 million to alter how we think about work. From throwing money at training in in-demand fields like coding, to simply making life easier for people in low-wage positions, Mountain View is looking to the future. For example, the internet juggernaut knows that college isn’t for everyone, so it’s working on a tool so people can easily compare vocational and technical training programs. Google hasn’t specified how such a system will work, or how many training providers will be included, but in theory it’d put tech-ed programs alongside one another so you could find out which would suit your needs or offer the skills needed to land a job in your current city.
Kendrick Lamar‘s latest album “DAMN.” which was released on April has been certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. K Dot took to Instagram to make the announcement.