The man who unlocked the world’s secret to living to age 100 states you can avoid the health club

Minnesota native Dan Buettner pioneered the idea that the world includes five “Blue Zones,” which are spots where people tend to live to around 100 years old. The Blue Zones are situated around the globe in regions of Japan, Italy, Costa Rica, Greece, and California.  Buettner says there’s nothing special about the genes or the willpower of…

Royal Caribbean Beats Expectations Again

The cruise specialist took a hit from Hurricane Dorian, but kept on sailing through the summer months. Investors were optimistic heading into Royal Caribbean’s (NYSE:RCL) third-quarter earnings report that includes the seasonally strong summer months. The cruise giant’s last few operating announcements were highlighted by surprisingly strong demand and rising ticket prices, which contrasted with…

The Biggest Questions Facing First Solar

It’s not easy sailing ahead for First Solar. First Solar’s (NASDAQ:FSLR) recently reported third-quarter earnings contained a lot of what investors have come to expect from the company. Revenue came in better than expected, guidance was increased slightly, and manufacturing upgrades are ahead of schedule. But looking at expectations masks the fact that revenue was…

Sixteen individuals discovered in sealed contained on ferryboat bound for the Republic of Ireland

A lorry has been detained by police after sixteen people were found on a ferry sailing from France to the Republic of Ireland.  Employees made the discovery during a routine inspection on the Stena Line ferry after it departed from Cherbourg, reportedly after banging was heard on the side of a sealed trailer shortly before 10am on…