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Domino’s is about to unleash autonomous pizza delivery

Domino’s is about to unleash autonomous pizza delivery

In recent years, Domino's has seemed focused on changing the pizza delivery experience. Whether that was through creating apps that could handle placing orders through services like Slack or deploying AI that's capable of checking the quality of cooked pizza, Domino's has been dipping its hand into a lot of different honey pots in search of ways to perfect its business. Today, the company announced that it will soon get the ball rolling on one of its biggest initiatives yet: Autonomous pizza delivery.

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Uber Elevate wants to start delivering Big Macs via drones by summer

Uber Elevate wants to start delivering Big Macs via drones by summer

Uber's growing empire has been besieged numerous times and in numerous but that hasn't stopped the company from dreaming big and trying to be big. While it's self-driving plans are still undergoing scrutiny, a part of its company is setting its eyes on something less controversial and potentially more lucrative, too. Uber sets its sights on the the clouds with its Elevate aerial arm and its plans to deliver food on rooftops in just a few months.

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Beyond Meat’s ‘meatier’ plant burgers can be tenderized like beef

Beyond Meat’s ‘meatier’ plant burgers can be tenderized like beef

California company Beyond Meat has announced its intention to launch a 'meatier' version of its plant-based burger in stores throughout the United States. The news arrives amid Nestle's own plan to launch a plant-based 'beef' patty product called Awesome Burger and Impossible Burger's arrival on the Burger King menu.

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Razer Respawn is another April Fool’s Joke made real

Razer Respawn is another April Fool’s Joke made real

This week the folks at Razer made good on another April Fool's Day joke gone viral. They originally supposed that a gaming company making products outside the peripheral/accessory realm was laughable - but given the products they've announced over the past several weeks, it would seem they've been proven wrong. The first of the products in this realm is the energy drink called Respawn.

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Study links people who don’t get enough sleep to poor nutrition

Study links people who don’t get enough sleep to poor nutrition

Poor sleep has been linked to poor nutrition, but it's unclear why the two may appear together. The association between the issues was revealed in a study that looked at National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data, according to the American Society for Nutrition, which found that people who sleep less than seven hours per night may also lack adequate levels of vital nutrients.

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White meat has same impact as red meat on ‘bad’ cholesterol levels

White meat has same impact as red meat on ‘bad’ cholesterol levels

A new study has bad news for dieters monitoring their heart health: white meat has the same impact on cholesterol levels as red meat. The research comes out of the University of California San Francisco, where scientists found that consuming poultry in the place of red meats like beef and pork still resulted in higher blood cholesterol levels when compared to people who consumed plant-based proteins.

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Drinking unsalted tomato juice has surprising impact on cholesterol

Drinking unsalted tomato juice has surprising impact on cholesterol

The modern Western diet drives high blood pressure and elevated LDL 'bad' cholesterol, both of which are risk factors for developing a variety of cardiovascular issues. Reducing blood pressure and bad cholesterol levels remains a key change that can help reduce one's risk of heart disease and stroke, and a new study reveals making that change may be as simple as drinking unsalted tomato juice.

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Study warns eating omelets every day may jeopardize heart health

Study warns eating omelets every day may jeopardize heart health

A large study that tracked nearly 30,000 adults for up to 31 years found a link between eating eggs and an increased risk of developing heart disease. The disease and death risk increased with the number of eggs the participants ate, indicating that individuals who consume a large number of eggs as part of their diet may be jeopardizing their long-term health. Eggs remain a controversial food in the dieting community.

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Coffee isn’t as risky to heart health as some studies claim

Coffee isn’t as risky to heart health as some studies claim

Coffee may not be as risky to heart health as past research has indicated, a new study has found. The research comes from Queen Mary University, where researchers looked at daily coffee consumption -- in some cases, as many as 25 cups per day -- and came to a reassuring conclusion, at least in regards to arterial stiffness. The study involved more than 8,000 adults.

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Nestle will launch plant-based ‘Awesome Burger’ in US this year

Nestle will launch plant-based ‘Awesome Burger’ in US this year

Nestle is about to launch a competitor for the Impossible Burger, and it's called 'Awesome Burger.' The awfully similar name aside, Nestle's plant-based burger targets vegetarians, eco-conscious consumers, and anyone who wants to reduce their personal meat consumption. The product will be launched in the United States later this year, and it'll be a bit different than classic veggie meats.

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Lab-grown insect meat may be key ingredient in future meals

Lab-grown insect meat may be key ingredient in future meals

The future of environmentally friendly food may rely heavily on lab-grown insect meat, according to a new scientific report. Unlike lab-grown beef, pork, and other traditional meat products, these insect alternatives would require less resources to grow, also being more suitable for mass production and genetic modification. Taking them from the lab to the dinner plate may require a complex system of robots and lights, however.

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Google Maps uses AI to highlight most popular restaurant meals

Google Maps uses AI to highlight most popular restaurant meals

Weeks after the category first started appearing for some users, Google has officially unveiled a new Google Maps feature: popular dishes. The app now shows a restaurant's most popular menu items, making it easier for prospective customers to get an idea of what the location offers. The feature is powered by machine learning and involves existing user reviews.

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