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Whether gazing over the Riviera or simply enjoying the sunshine on the tiniest patch of grass you could find, a breezy - and boozy - summer drink is always a charming companion.
Refreshing Summer Cocktails: Todd Lipman
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Two years ago, I met Square CEO Jack Dorsey at Third Rail, one of his favorite coffee shops in downtown New York. He held up a small plastic square and told me that the future of payments was in this tiny device.
The entire industry was about to change, he said.
Dorsey was in the middle of a major change himself. Recently ousted from Twitter, the company he cofounded, he rebounded by shifting his famously intense focus to a new pain point: the way we pay.
With extreme heat and the worst drought in half a century continuing to plague the farm states, there are important lessons to be learned for all of us - farmers, consumers and the world's poorest populations alike - about the effect of climate change.
The Agriculture Department announced this season's first major crop yield forecasts, and they weren't pretty: a nationwide average of 123.4 bushels of corn per acre, the lowest level since 1995. Soybean yield is expected to be low too, though not as bad as corn.
While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.
The best flavors come in pairs: peanut butter and jelly, cream cheese and lox and, of course, vanilla and orange via the Creamsicle. Owned by frozen dessert giant Popsicle, the favorite summer treat celebrates its history today on National Creamsicle Day!
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