Food and Drink

Researchers develop an AI system with near-perfect seizure prediction

Sponsored Links mr.suphachai praserdumrongchai via Getty Images We’ve seen a smart arm bracelet that can predict nightly seizures, but now a pair of researchers have created something even more promising: an AI system that can predict epileptic seizures with 99.6-percent accuracy. Even better, it can do so up to an hour before they occur. As …

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Nestle, Carrefour Extend Blockchain Tracking Effort to Baby Milk

Nothing is more important to new parents than the safety of their infants, and food giants Nestle and Carrefour aim to use blockchain to help appease that instinct. Following on from a previous food tracking effort by the two companies, based on IBM’s Food Trust platform, Nestle and Carrefour will track baby milk products and provide consumers with …

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Instacart cuts quality bonuses for couriers

Sponsored Links Instacart Instacart is still embroiled in pay disputes despite past dramas. Motherboard has learned that Instacart is scrapping a $3 quality bonus it provides to shoppers who receive five-star ratings. The incentive “did not meaningfully improve quality,” according to email sent to workers, and will disappear on November 11th. There’s no mention of …

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Juul stops selling mint-flavored vapes

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Juul will stop selling mint-flavored vape products in the US. The company says it’s pulling mint pods from its website, as well as no longer taking new orders from retailers. As of this article, the company only sells three flavors: Classic tobacco, Virginia tobacco and menthol. Juul says it made the …

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Wirecutter’s best deals: Dell’s U3419W Ultrawide Monitor drops to $722

This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter’s continuously updated list of deals here. Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage-Door Controller Street price: $45; deal price: $30 Back down to $30, this is a nice discount …

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How a Harvard class project changed barbecue

Sponsored Links “A hundred inches of snow that winter, it was really quite terrible.” There are several factors to overcome when trying to cook a 14-pound slab of brisket during the winter. Not only do you have to contend with freezing temperatures but you also have to keep your grill or smoker from getting too …

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Le Creuset’s Star Wars collection includes a $900 dutch oven

Sponsored Links Le Creuset Le Creuset is no stranger to working with Disney, but their latest collaboration is sure to cause a disturbance in the Force. In November, the French cookware maker plans to release a series of Star Wars-themed products. Le Creuset shared the news in a tweet on Friday morning. Make sure to …

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Food Network’s cooking instruction service lets you ask Alexa for help

Sponsored Links Discovery Discovery wants to be your one-stop shop for cooking classes, and it’s enlisting Amazon’s help to make that happen. The broadcaster has unveiled a Food Network Kitchen service that offers a mix of live classes from celebrity chefs, on-demand classes, TV shows and recipes. It’ll be available on a raft of Amazon …

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India effectively bans e-cigarettes

Sponsored Links AleksandrYu via Getty Images India just became among the first countries to effectively ban vaping. On Wednesday, the country banned the sale, import, advertising and production of e-cigarettes. First-time offenders face up to a year in prison and $1,400 fine, while repeat offenders face the prospect of a three-year sentence and $7,000 fine. …

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Chinese retailers abruptly stop selling Juul e-cigarettes

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS It appears Juul’s fortunes are about to get even worse. Bloomberg reports retailers in China have pulled the company’s products just one week after they became available within the country. Citing a “person familiar with the matter,” the publication says Juul wasn’t told why its e-cigarettes and nicotine pods were removed …

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