Rock stars still can’t get no satisfaction, apparently, even when spending $1.3 million on a LaFerrari. Former Van Halen lead singer Sammy Hagar was itching to take possession of his world-class, custom-made jewel last year, intending to display it at Quail, A Motor Sports event.
If you’ve been following the coffee studies in recent years, you’re probably aware that coffee has racked up a good amount of evidence to its health benefits, from heart health to cancer risk reduction. And following this, the World Health Organization (WHO) has moved coffee off the list of possible carcinogens, to match the growing evidence for its benefits, or at least, lack of detriments. But now, they say, there’s another culprit in town, which may be associated with coffee and tea: Heat. Drinking too-hot beverages, say the experts from the WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), may be linked to esophageal cancer.
One of the first interviews took place in the Middle East was of Moe Ghashim, the CEO of Shopgo, a firm that helps small businesses set up ecommerce operations. Ghashim talked about his plans and hopes for the company, which was already an early success story in MENA’s tech scene. After having founded the company in Amman, Ghashim wanted to open a location in Dubai, and then, quickly thereafter, London. The ultimate aim: an IPO on London’s stock exchange.