Lyft will pay you $550 to ditch your car for a month

Lyft is raising the stakes in its mission to dominate all modes of transportation in major cities. Starting in August, the ride-hailing company will offer 100 residents of Chicago $550 each in credit to Lyft and several other mobility services if they ditch their personal vehicles for a month. It’s a bold, if slightly gimmicky, way to highlight the high costs associated with car ownership, while also promoting cheaper alternatives of getting around. To be sure, Lyft isn’t handing over $550 checks to people and then sending them on their way. The money will come with strings attached. Those who accept the challenge to put away their car keys for… Read More

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BLM to gather up to 149 wild horses in Emery County

EMERY, Emery County — Due to declining rangeland health, overpopulation and continued drought, crews with the Bureau of Land Management’s Price field office will remove up to 149 wild horses from the Muddy Creek Herd Management Area in August. Once the operation is completed, fertility control will be administered to remaining mares to help reduce the population increase in the area, which is located approximately 15 miles south of Emery in the San Rafael Swell. The BLM estimates the number of wild horses in the area will stand at 224 by the end of the summer and that the number should be between 75 and 125 horses. Animals removed from… Read More

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There is an ‘excellent chance’ Bryce Harper will be traded on Tuesday

Multiple reports say the Washington Nationals are open to trading Bryce Harper before Tuesday’s trade deadline. Olney believes there is an “excellent chance” Harper will be traded and added that’s what he would guess if he had to “bet the family farm back in Vermont.” The Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Cleveland Indians were named as teams that are expected to be in on the bidding. Bryce Harper may have already played his last game in a Washington Nationals uniform. According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, there is an “excellent chance” Harper is traded on Tuesday before the trade deadline on Tuesday. “I think there is an excellent chance that… Read More

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Britain’s doctors believe Brexit will harm the NHS and are calling for a second referendum

Britain’s largest doctors’ union backs “Final Say” campaign for a second referendum. The BMA said there is “too much uncertainty on the implications for the NHS and its staff” around Brexit. It came as a poll of nearly 1,200 doctors published today found that 83% believe leaving the EU will hurt the NHS. When asked how serious the impact of Brexit on the NHS will be — with 10 being the best and 0 being the worst imaginable — the average response was 2. LONDON — Britain’s largest doctors’ union has backed a new campaign for a second Brexit referendum, warning that there is “too much uncertainty on the implications… Read More

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170 people say they got sick after eating at a Chipotle restaurant that was shut down on Monday (CMG)

Chipotle closed a restaurant in Powell, Ohio, on Monday following reports that customers got sick after eating there. More than 170 people fell ill after eating at the restaurant, according to reports made to the website iwaspoisoned.com. The local health department said it received illness reports from seven customers on July 29 and July 30, and it arrived at the Chipotle restaurant on Monday for an inspection to find the restaurant closed. Chipotle had two to five staff members call off work due to illness on July 29 and July 30, the company told health officials. More than 170 people fell ill after eating at the Ohio Chipotle that’s at… Read More

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Best Bites: Elderflower and grapefruit gin and tonic

Welcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your never-ending craving for food content through quick, beautiful videos for the at-home foodie. Check back on Tuesdays and Thursdays for new episodes! Ice1 1/2 ounces gin1 ounce Elderflower Liqueur1 small sprig fresh rosemary1 1/2 ounces fresh grapefruit juice6 ounces tonic waterOptional garnishes- juniper berries, rosemary, sliced grapefruitFill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the gin, Elderflower Liqueur, grapefruit juice and one small sprig of fresh rosemary. Seal the shaker and shake vigorously for at least 30 seconds.Fill a highball glass or rocks glass (or mason jar) with ice. Pour the mixed Elderflower and gin over the ice… Read More

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iPhone dual-SIM references discovered in latest iOS 12 beta

Rumors of a dual-SIM iPhone first emerged earlier this year, and now Apple’s own iOS 12 is backing up the reports. A new “iPhone X Plus” is rumored to include a 6.5-inch OLED display and dual-SIM support in certain regions. 9to5Mac reports that iOS 12 developer beta 5, released yesterday, includes references to dual-SIM support. The operating system even mentions a second physical SIM tray, meaning an iPhone with dual-SIM support might not be restricted to a single SIM tray and eSIM support. Dual-SIM support for an iPhone would be If the iOS 12 beta software is accurate, it wouldn’t be the first time Apple has revealed future hardware or… Read More

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The actor who dated Ivanka Trump before Jared Kushner really, really doesn’t want to talk about it

Topher Grace, the actor best known for his role in “That 70’s Show,” had a brief romance with Ivanka Trump in 2006. In a new interview with The Daily Beast, Topher confirmed that the couple went on dates but was reluctant to elaborate. “Certainly it wasn’t a political statement,” he said. The actor who dated Ivanka Trump before Jared Kushner doesn’t seem to want to talk about it. Topher Grace, best known for his turn as Eric Foreman in hit Fox sitcom “That 70s Show,” had a brief romance with Trump in 2006, when they were both 28. But in a new interview with The Daily Beast, he was reluctant… Read More

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Zimbabwe is having its first-ever election without Robert Mugabe, after a wild campaign with fake promises about Trump and a bomb at a campaign rally

Millions of Zimbabweans voted for a new president and parliament on Monday. It is the first election in the country’s 38-year history which hasn’t featured Robert Mugabe as a candidate. The main contenders for president are Emmerson Mnangagwa, the current president, and Nelson Chamisa, a former pastor. The election campaign has been wild: Mnangagwa survived an explosion at a campaign rally, and Chamisa lied about meeting Trump and had to apologize. Vote-counting is underway in Zimbabwe, which is awaiting the conclusion of a wild election campaign which is the first in the nation’s 38-year history not to feature Robert Mugabe. Millions of Zimbabweans voted for a new president and parliament… Read More

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