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Bob Ross painted more than 1,000 landscapes for his television show — so why are they so hard to find? We solve one of the internet’s favorite little mysteries. Watched the video? Here are a few more details.
As our body’s central control center, the brain has to keep going at all costs. It makes sense that it’s surrounded by biological safeguards: a bony skull, a sack of tissue, and blood vessels that filter out most infectious bugs.
Welcome to baseball, circa 2019. Balls are flying, and records are falling. Players are on pace to hit 6,618 home runs, 1,000 more than last season’s 5,585 and 500 more than 2017’s all-time high of 6,105.
Toyota is testing a new and improved version of the solar power cells it previously launched on the Japan-exclusive Prius PHV, in a pilot along with partners Sharp and Japanese national research organization NEDO.
The energy in the DTC sector is undeniable. In just about every vertical we see new businesses taking advantage of the evaporation of friction in launching an ecommerce brand. With the democratisation of tools like Shopify and Instagram Ads anyone can launch a DTC business.
Dorothea loved her new workplace and was highly motivated to perform. Her managers were delighted with her high engagement, professionalism, and dedication.
The BFR will be capable of taking people from any city to any other city on Earth in under one hour.
“Over the last two years, we’ve shown Google irrefutable evidence again and again that they are displaying lyrics copied from Genius,” said Ben Gross, Genius’s chief strategy officer, in an email message.
Are you a code sensei? A customer-service rock star? Do you have a passion for sales? Will you devote your life to conference calls, leaving your family and friends behind while you camp out under your desk, ready to dial in at any time?
Approximately once a week, I think about a single scene from 1997’s Men in Black.
Collaborative robots, or cobots, have been working with humans on the factory floor for years, but when it comes to the large-scale industrial robots that can lift and move massive pieces of manufacturing, the danger to human workers is so great that the robots are bolted down to the factory floor b
HBO is not renewing its nightly news series with Vice News, The Hill has learned. Vice News CEO Nancy Dubuc announced in an email to staff Monday morning obtained by The Hill that the cable news company had “made the decision not to renew Vice News tonight” after seven seasons.
Delivery giant, in severing U.S. air contract, says it wants to focus on other retailers FedEx Corp. FDX 0.75% is ending its air-shipping contract with Amazon.com Inc. in the U.S., evidence of escalating tensions between the longtime partners as the e-commerce giant builds its own delivery network.
We’ve all seen it, and some of us have lived it: A bar patron mouths off to a bouncer, tags a wall, gets in a fight, or is just too drunk and disorderly. They’re not just kicked out for…
Recently, a musician signed to a major indie label told me they were owed up to $40,000 in song royalties they would never be able to collect.