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How the sugar industry bought out scientists for decades, and how to stop it from happening again

How the sugar industry bought out scientists for decades, and how to stop it from happening again ” They found a group of Harvard nutrition scientists who would take their money, and started making plans.Complete with a codename, Project 226 was designed to protect the interests of the sugar industry by “recapturing” the 20% of American calorie intake they expected to lose once this whole sugar-isn’t-great-for-your-heart thing percolated through into public awareness.

Samsung's turmoil derails plan to crown its heir apparent

Samsung's turmoil derails plan to crown its heir apparent The Friday arrest of Samsung Group Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong was stunning, because it's not every day that the de-facto leader of a giant international corporation gets led away by police.Turmoil at the head of Samsung is really just an extension of high-level turmoil that has engulfed the most powerful people in South Korea.

Avadon 2: The Corruption Review in Progress

Avadon 2: The Corruption Review in Progress CRPG Revisited blog is currently in the process of playing through Avadon 2: The Corruption.Right now you can read some general information about the game and a basic outline of its plot and setting with a detailed look at the combat and magic systems promised in the near future.

South Korea's president just got kicked out of office and people are pretty happy about it

South Korea's president just got kicked out of office and people are pretty happy about it For months, Ms Park has been caught in the midst of a corruption scandal, and now could  face criminal charges.The former president and her close friend, Choi Soon-sil, have been accused of conspiring to pressure companies to donate large amounts of money to Ms Choi's non-profit organisations.

South Korea: Park Geun-hye Impeached

South Korea: Park Geun-hye Impeached Click to block a category: Toshiro prev nextrandomComment PrevTopNextComment Park Geun-hye: Court ousts South Korea's scandal-hit presidentSouth Korea's President Park Geun-hye has become the country's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office.Judges unanimously upheld Parliament's decision to impeach her over her role in a corruption scandal involving close friend Choi Soon-sil.

Apple found guilty of price-fixing in Russia, strong-arming its retail partners

Apple found guilty of price-fixing in Russia, strong-arming its retail partners Up until now, the company has never been accused of breaking the law on iPhone prices.Furthermore, Apple monitored all 16 of its partners and would get in touch with them immediately if it discovered they were setting prices below the accepted level.

$43 million was found in a Nigerian apartment and everyone made the same joke

$43 million was found in a Nigerian apartment and everyone made the same joke Bet you regret deleting all those emails you got from that Nigerian prince.dollar notes was uncovered in an apartment in Nigeria by the country's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.