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How to live to 100 as studies show lifestyle habits that can lengthen lifespan

How to live to 100 as studies show lifestyle habits that...

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailIn the early 2000s, author Dan Buettner conducted research into…
Blue Origin launches capsule to space with astronaut perks

Blue Origin launches capsule to space with astronaut perks

MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace WriterJan. 14, 2021Updated: Jan. 14, 2021 3:35 p.m. 1of2In this image from video made available by Blue Origin, the company's New Shepard rocket lands after a test flight in West Texas on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. (Blue Origin via AP)APShow MoreShow Less 2of2In this image from video made available by Blue Origin, the…
Seeds and beyond: Native Americans embrace ‘food sovereignty’

Seeds and beyond: Native Americans embrace ‘food sovereignty’

Stoughton, Wis. Last spring, as COVID-19 swept the nation, Daniel Cornelius planted. A member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, he lives in the rolling farm country south of Madison, where he planted carrots and tomatoes, as well as traditional Native American crops – beans, pumpkins, and corn in hues ranging from cream to deep…
Leak reveals when Marvel might finally release ‘Black Widow’ on Disney+

Leak reveals when Marvel might finally release ‘Black Widow’ on Disney+

A leaker claiming knowledge of Marvel’s MCU Phase 4 plans says Black Widow will soon be heading to Disney+ streaming, even though the official plan is for the film to launch in theaters on May 7th, 2021. Black Widow was delayed twice during the coronavirus pandemic, fueling speculation that Disney and Marvel might make it…
This COVID pigeon story from Australia is proof people have lost their minds

This COVID pigeon story from Australia is proof people have lost...

The latest coronavirus news out of Australia includes what might sound like an extreme step officials are taking there against a pigeon. A racing pigeon found in Melbourne was believed to have come across the Pacific Ocean from the US. News media picked up on the story because the pigeon’s uncertain provenance means it might…
Study shows that Japanese bats urgently require conservation action

Study shows that Japanese bats urgently require conservation action

The Okinawan Least Horseshoe Bat, one of the endemic species found in central and southern Ryukyu Islands of Japan. Credit: Kyoto University/Island Bat Research Group Here's a fun fact: Japan has more bat species than any other order of mammal in the country, and a third of these are endemic. But the bad news is…
If you thought nasal COVID-19 tests were bad, you’re going to hate this

If you thought nasal COVID-19 tests were bad, you’re going to...

Chinese health officials have announced a new coronavirus test procedure that yields more accurate results than nasal and throat swabs. Research has shown that anal swabs return positive COVID-19 diagnoses even when nasal and throat samples test negative. Despite the backlash, China wants to use the procedure. It’s part of a massive effort to prevent…
Tatler Cover Story: Fashion And Lifestyle Blogger Camille Co-Koro Talks Asia’s Most Stylish 2020

Tatler Cover Story: Fashion And Lifestyle Blogger Camille Co-Koro Talks Asia’s...

Camille Co-Koro wears Bvlgari. Capable of wearing any look and elevating it with unassuming charm and nonchalance, Camile Co-Koro understandably appeals to a broad audience of fashionistas. This story is brought to you by Bvlgari. Although she takes her fashion seriously, Camille Co-Koro doesn’t take herself seriously. She goofs around on TikTok or dresses up…
MIT professor charged with hiding work for China

MIT professor charged with hiding work for China

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor was charged Thursday with hiding work he did for the Chinese government while he was also collecting U.S. dollars for his nanotechnology research.Gang Chen, 56, was arrested by federal agents at his home in Cambridge on charges including wire fraud, officials said. While working for MIT,…
Biden’s high-wire act: Big goals and a fast-closing window

Biden’s high-wire act: Big goals and a fast-closing window

From COVID-19 relief to immigration, infrastructure, and climate change, President Joe Biden is swinging for the fences on domestic priorities that would both address the immediate crises and set the nation on a course dramatically different from that of his predecessor. It’s a precarious high-wire act, and time is of the essence. Democrats control the House…

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Nvidia RTX 3060 review: At $329, GPU beggars can’t be choosers—nor can miners

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Fed glitch shuts down wire transfers, direct deposits, other services

Fed glitch shuts down wire transfers, direct deposits, other services

Downtime — A Fed statement attributed the outage to "operational error." Timothy B. Lee - Feb 24, 2021 9:52 pm UTC Enlarge / The Federal Reserve Building in Washington, DC. Federal Reserve electronic systems that enable US banks to send each other electronic payments experienced a massive outage on Wednesday afternoon. A Fed statement attributed…
Biden admin plans executive order to address chip-shortage woes

Biden admin plans executive order to address chip-shortage woes

homemade — Semiconductor demand isn't going to drop, but supply has proven a problem. Kate Cox - Feb 24, 2021 9:31 pm UTC Enlarge / President Joe Biden signing a different executive order on January 28, 2021.The White House is launching an effort today to ease the global semiconductor supply crunch affecting a wide array…
Cox’s bad customer service stymies users who don’t want upload speeds cut

Cox’s bad customer service stymies users who don’t want upload speeds cut

Cox has been making it extremely difficult or impossible for some customers to stick with their current Internet speeds despite promising that it won't force users onto plans with slower uploads. As we wrote two weeks ago, Cox informed customers with 300Mbps download and 30Mbps upload speeds that they will be switched to a plan…