While it’s not exactly the most cheerful thought for a Wednesday morning, one day, all of us will die. But if you could find out exactly when you’ll die, would you want to know?
State governments can benefit greatly from an influx of movers – enjoying everything from increased tax revenues to new business activity. Recently, changes to the U.S. tax code have encouraged an increasing number of people to move – taking their cash to lower-tax states like Florida.
The latest sign of a world gone mad for battery-powered cars comes a company few consumers know by name, but whose products millions rely on to move about their daily lives.
The U.S. Air Force’s X-37B military space plane has now been circling Earth for 700 days, just a few weeks shy of the vehicle’s spaceflight-duration record. The robotic X-37B launched on its fifth and latest mission, known as Orbital Test Vehicle 5 (OTV-5), on Sept. 7, 2017.
It’s not so common in America — land of the free and home of the rare public urination sighting. But over in Europe, people have grown fond of taking a slash in just about any outside environment. One extreme victim is Paris. Train stations in particular are a pee-zone of choice.
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New research is showing the profound benefits—for weight, longevity and fighting disease—of eating only during limited hours
Status Report From: Glenn Research Center Full document EXECUTIVE SUMMARYSpace Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) has prepared this Environmental Assessment (EA), with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as Lead Agency, to evaluate the potential environmental impacts res
Doctors have turned the brain signals for speech into written sentences in a research project that aims to transform how patients with severe disabilities communicate in the future.
BMW will turn Apple CarPlay into a subscription service beginning with its 2019-model-year vehicles. The German automaker currently charges a one-time $300 to add Apple CarPlay capability to navigation-equipped BMW models.
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Microsoft is investing $1 billion in OpenAI to support us building artificial general intelligence (AGI) with widely distributed economic benefits. We’re partnering to develop a hardware and software platform within Microsoft Azure which will scale to AGI.
Team TUM achieved 299mph (482km/h) in the Hyperloop prior to the pod rapid unplanned disassembly. The brakes stopped it immediately, they’re designed to work even if loss of power. The crowd and team were ecstatic! @SuperclusterHQ @TUM_Hyperloop @elonmusk
Welcome to Big, a newsletter about the politics of monopoly. If you’d like to sign up, you can do so here. First, housekeeping. I’m launching a new section of Big called “From the Mailbag,” which are emails from readers.
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.