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The first five years of Tim Cook’s reign as CEO of Apple, in charts

Five years ago today, Tim Cook took over as CEO of Apple to replace an ailing Steve Jobs. Although some have criticized the relative lack of excitement from the company since then—it has released just one new product, the middling Apple Watch, since Cook was promoted—the former chief operating officer has grown Apple into a company with roughly $600 billion in market capitalization, making it the most valuable public company in the world.

Scientists just discovered humanity’s best shot at seeing life outside our solar system

NASA knows there are billions of Earth-sized exoplanets out there, many of which could (for better or worse) host life.

Trump took $55,000 of donations to his campaign to buy copies of his own book

Donald Trump, the bestselling book author—and Republican presidential nominee—used campaign donations to purchase copies of his own book.

Climate change is making oysters and other shellfish dangerous to eat

Oyster happy hours are going to be getting sadder in the coming years—and we probably have climate change to blame.

Here’s what we know about the terror attack at the American University of Afghanistan

The American University of Afghanistan was attacked on Wednesday evening in Kabul. Eyewitnesses described an explosion followed by gunshots as some students attempted to escape the scene while others hid in classrooms.

J.C. Penney, Bed, Bath and Beyond and Walmart start investigating Indian firm after Target cuts ties

For textile maker Welspun India, it’s been a tough few days–and they will likely get tougher. Shares of the Mumbai, India, firm have dropped 43% in the last seven days on the BSE after American retailer Target said it would drop the firm as a supplier because the Indian company substituted cheap cotton for 100% Egyptian cotton in sheets shipped under the Fieldcrest label.

WHO is stepping in to ease a food and health crisis in Nigeria’s camps for Boko Haram victims

Over the past year, Nigeria has made gains in the fight against Boko Haram, regaining territory and rescuing abducted citizens.

Human-made climate change started twice as long ago as we thought

It took a long time for the world to accept that human activity was warming the planet. Now that climate science has hit the mainstream, it’s easy to think of the change as having started some time in the 20th century.

The big winner of the Rio Olympics: Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola, the longest continuous sponsor of the Olympics, has learned a thing or two about how to make its commercials stand out.

Bill Nye explains that the flooding in Louisiana is the result of climate change

There’s a profanity-laced line in the 2006 cult classic Snakes on a Plane in which Samuel L. Jackson expresses his frustration with still having to deal with said snakes on said plane (video).

The US government is buying 11 million pounds of idle cheese

The US government is about to buy a hell of a lot of cheese. The decision by the US Department of Agriculture this week to purchase $20 million of the product is a move designed to prop up the country’s dairy producers, who are struggling with low milk prices and a sluggish export market, both of which have chipped away at their earnings.

Exorbitant prices are just one reason to loathe the company that makes the EpiPen

It’s not hard for pharma companies to appear villainous, but Mylan, the maker of the EpiPen, may be in a class by itself.

“The SpongeBob”: The internet is roasting Adidas’s reported signature sneaker for NBA star James Harden

Since Adidas lured NBA star James Harden away from Nike last year with a reported 13-year, $200 million sponsorship, fans have been waiting to see what the partnership would produce.

I was at JFK during the shooting scare, and I can’t believe how easily we terrorized ourselves

Imagine receiving a text like this: The experience I was traveling to Malmö, Sweden to give a talk at a conference on “Building an Empathetic Company” by way of Norwegian Air via Copenhagen.

A rumor South Africa’s finance minister is wanted by police again is tanking the rand

South Africa’s currency fell as rumors swirled—once again—of the finance minister’s arrest. When news broke that police summoned Pravin Gordhan the rand fell by 3.1%.

A Filipino fisherman kept a 75-pound pearl under his bed for 10 years

The world’s largest natural pearl has been unveiled in the Philippines after a local fisherman says he kept it under his bed for ten years.

Kenya’s president has approved a “popular but unwise” cap on bank lending rates

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a cap on commercial lending rates that economists, banking insiders, and other government officials say will only hurt the country.

Millennials, stop working from home all the time

The crown jewel of contemporary work-life balance is the ability to do your work from home, but are we doing it right?

Qatar’s oil boom created the world’s most extravagant art scene—and also led to its demise

Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, and Naomi Campbell made their way through the VIP crowd, past the fleet of Bentleys, and toward the waiting helicopter.

Photos show French police making a woman take off her blouse on a beach where burkinis are banned

Several French coastal towns, including Cannes and Nice, have recently banned the “burkini” from their beaches.