Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Will Soon Be Usable at Starbucks

Bitcoin Starbucks

The biggest coffee chain in the world will soon begin accepting Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Starbucks has partnered with Microsoft, Intercontinental Exchange, the Boston Consulting Group, and others to form a new company that will a “enable consumers and institutions to buy, sell, store and spend cryptocurrencies on the global network by November,” CNBC reported Friday. The company, called Bakkt, will operate by converting Bitcoin and other digital currencies…

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A Jury Found Monsanto’s Roundup Caused a Man’s Cancer: Here Are 7 Foods It’s Found In

Monsanto Roundup Foods

Last week, a jury ordered Monsanto to pay $289 million to a groundskeeper who repeatedly used glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup herbicide, while working at a school. The man, Dewayne Johnson, developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which is linked to glyphosate exposure according to three expert scientists who testified in the case, and the jury found the widely used herbicide contributed to his condition. The use of glyphosate…

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America’s First Organic Fast Food Chain Is Thriving — and It Pays $14 an Hour

Organic Fast Food

The United States’ first certified organic fast food chain also pays its workers a living wage — and they’re having success with consumers as they expand beyond their first two locations. Organic Coup was founded by the leaders of Costco’s highly lucrative organic division. Under the leadership of Dennis Hoover, a 33-year veteran of the wholesale chain, Costco became one of the country’s largest organic retailers, even lending…

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If You Haven’t Already Switched to Organic Food, We Have Bad News for You

According to a recent review of existing scientific data, foods with high levels of pesticides may compromise brain health and lower IQs. The report, commissioned by the E.U. parliament to determine the safety of pesticides in food and the potential of organic alternatives, does not appear to be publicly available but has been viewed by multiple non-American outlets. The American media has thus far largely…

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