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Insects Are Making Their Way Into the American Diet

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Four years ago, Gabi Lewis and Greg Sewitz, college roommates at Brown University, ordered two shoebox-sized containers crammed with 2,000 live crickets. Their goal? To...




  • An Instagram employee takes a video using Instagram's new video function at Facebook's corporate headquarters during a media event in Menlo Park, Calif., on June 20, 2013. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

    Facebook Introduces New Snapchat-like Feature

    Instagram, owned by Facebook, has rolled out face filters, a feature first offered by Snapchat. The application now has eight different filters, including crowns, furry... Read more

  • U.S. veterans Paul Lee, Matthew Murawski, Alex Kim, and Ben Downing at the Drexel Hamilton office in the Financial District of Manhattan on May 9, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Wall Street Firm Helps Heal the Wounds of War

    Lawrence Doll was 19 years old when he joined the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He was wounded twice, the second time laying... Read more

  • An Amp sits on the dashboard of a Lyft driver's car on Jan. 31, 2017 in San Francisco, California.  (Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for Lyft)

    Lyft Partners with Waymo to Launch Self-Driving Car Pilots

    NEW YORK —U.S. ride services company Lyft Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s self-driving car unit Waymo have launched a self-driving vehicle partnership, bringing together two rivals... Read more

  • A man views a graph of Apple's stock for the past six months on his iPhone in New York on May 15, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

    How High Can Apple Stock Go?

    Apple Inc. first eclipsed $800 billion in valuation on May 9, becoming the first U.S.-listed firm to surpass that threshold. The maker of iPhones, iPads,... Read more

  • Samuel Sia, founder of Harlem Biospace and professor of biomedical engineering at Columbia University at Harlem Biospace in New York on April 27, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

    Recession Unleashed America’s Entrepreneurial Energy

    Years ago, a biotechnology startup like EpiBone—a revolutionary bone reconstruction company that grows living bone tissue from a patient’s own cells—might have required hundreds of... Read more

  • A man exits the Uber offices in Queens, New York, U.S. on February 2, 2017.  (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid)

    Uber Deemed Transport Service by EU Top Court Adviser

    LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS—Uber provides a transport service and must be licensed, the European Union’s top court said on Thursday, in a potential blow to the U.S. firm... Read more

  • Child actor Max Page, dressed as Darth Vader, plays to the crowd as Volkswagen management push the red button on May 24, 2011, at the Volkswagen Grand Opening in Chattanooga, Tenn. Earlier in 2011, VW’s Darth Vader ad during the Super Bowl was a winner in neuromarketing. (AP Photo/Billy Weeks)

    Compelling Marketing Engages Both Sides of the Brain

    Compelling marketing helps consumers remember a product or brand through generating an emotional response. It also seems to be the marketer’s panacea in today’s world... Read more

  • Guests and real estate agents celebrate the opening of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New York Properties hosted at the Four Seasons hotel in Manhattan on April 26, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    New York Elites Celebrate the Opening of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in Manhattan

    Real estate veterans Ellie Johnson and Candace Adams celebrated the official opening of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New York Properties brokerage with an elegant cocktail party... Read more

  • Linda McMahon, administrator of the Small Business Administration,  talks to Lawrence K. Doll chairman of Drexel Hamilton, an institutional broker-dealer that offers employment opportunities to disabled veterans, on May 2, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    Celebrating American Entrepreneurship

    American small-business owners have many reasons to celebrate: They are the backbone of the U.S. economy, and they create nearly two out of every three new jobs... Read more

  • United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz (L) testifies next to  UAL President Scott Kirby at a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on "Oversight of U.S. Airline Customer Service," on Capitol Hill in Washington on  May 2, 2017. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

    New Corporate Risk: Social Media

    It was not jet fuel prices, weak earnings, labor disruption, or air traffic shocks that caused United Airlines’ shares to plummet in April. It was... Read more

  • File photo of a Loblaws grocery store in Toronto. (The Canadian Press/Nathan Denette)

    Loblaw Sees Food Prices Moderating This Year

    TORONTO—Canada’s biggest grocery and pharmacy owner said on May 3 it anticipates competition between supermarket chains will be fierce this year as food prices continue... Read more

  • Indian software developer and entrepreneur Nischal Shetty at his office in Mumbai, India, in this file photo. India’s massive technology outsourcing industry employs millions of people. (PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images)

    H-1B Reform Could Make Tech Jobs More Competitive for American Workers

    Uncertainty is rippling through the business world with the release of President Donald Trump’s recent executive order on the H-1B visa program that mainly targets... Read more

  • The Uber app logo is seen on a mobile telephone in this Oct. 28, 2016 photo illustration. (REUTERS/Toby Melville/Illustration)

    Uber’s Growth and Dominance ‘Entirely Artificial,’ Says Expert

    Uber is losing money faster than any other Silicon Valley startup. The ride-hailing company does not own cars or other fixed assets, but it is... Read more

  • Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin (R) and chief economic adviser Gary Cohn speak about President Donald Trump's new tax reform plan during a briefing at the White House on April 26, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

    Corporate Canada Warns Trump’s Tax Cut Plan Would Hurt Competitiveness

    OTTAWA—Corporate Canada is bracing for the latest economic challenge out of Washington: a tax-cutting plan for U.S. businesses that many fear would pose a considerable... Read more

  • A sign is displayed in the reception of the Sydney offices of Goldman Sachs in Australia, May 18, 2016. (REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo)

    In Rare Fumble, Goldman Stuns Wall Street With Weak Trading

    (Reuters)—Goldman Sachs Group Inc. fell short of earnings expectations on Tuesday due to a drop in quarterly trading revenue, prompting analysts to demand explanations for... Read more

  • FILE PHOTO -  The ticker and trading information for Blackstone Group is displayed at the post where it is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on April 4, 2016. (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid)

    Blackstone to Buy EagleClaw Midstream for About $2 Billion

    EagleClaw Midstream Ventures LLC, the largest privately held operator of pipelines and processing facilities in West Texas’ Delaware Basin, said it agreed to be bought... Read more

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