VY Canis Majoris is Dying, and Astronomers are Watching

VY Canis Majoris is Dying, and Astronomers are Watching

Three-dimensional models of astronomical objects can be ridiculously complex. They can range from black holes that light doesn’t even escape to the literal size of the universe and everything in between. But not every object has received the attention needed to develop a complete model of it, but we can officially add another highly complex … Read more

How Emotionally Intelligent People Use the Rule of Rewiring to Hack Their Brains and Change Their Habits

How Emotionally Intelligent People Use the Rule of Rewiring to Hack Their Brains and Change Their Habits

Emily’s a passionate entrepreneur who’s doing a lot of things right…But she’s also a workaholic. Emily has every intention of closing shop on Friday and spending the weekend with her family. But a potential client asked for a meeting this Saturday, and she couldn’t say no. Sunday won’t be a day off either, since she’s … Read more

‘How are people supposed to absorb it?’: State customer’s 35% premium rise for house insurance

‘How are people supposed to absorb it?’: State customer’s 35% premium rise for house insurance

Mike Barton was shocked to see a 35% rise in the house insurance premium State was charging an elderly relative. “It’s just a huge increase,” said Barton, who volunteers at the Petone Citizens Advice Bureau. “How are people supposed to absorb it?” Barton helps his relative manage her money life, and worries that other State … Read more

‘I don’t want to be an icon’: Mick Lynch on winning the rail strike PR battle | RMT

‘I don’t want to be an icon’: Mick Lynch on winning the rail strike PR battle |  RMT

At 7 o’clock on Saturday morning, union boss Mick Lynch was once on the picket line at Euston station in London, galvanising colleagues, talking tactics on the pay negotiations and broadcast interviews. Until the biggest industrial action on the rail network for more than 30 years, few people would have even heard of Lynch, general … Read more

Why a recession will do us good

Why a recession will do us good

The British economy looks in dire trouble right now. We have already seen two consecutive months of falling output, and there is no reason to expect that trend to be reversed any time soon. Inflation is running at 9%, pushing down real wages at the fastest rate in living memory. The Bank of England has … Read more

Nasdaq 100, US Dollar, BTC/USD, Crude Oil, PCE Data, Growth Woes

Nasdaq 100, US Dollar, BTC/USD, Crude Oil, PCE Data, Growth Woes

Global market sentiment improved this past week. On Wall Streetfutures tracking the Nasdaq 100, Dow Jones and S&P 500 gained 7.25%, 5.25% and 6.34%, respectively. In Europe, the Euro Stox 50 and FTSE 100 Both climbed roughly 2.75%. Meanwhile, in the Asia-Pacific region, Japan’s Nikkei 225 and Australia’s ASX 200 rose 1.23% and 0.77% respectively. … Read more

Supreme Court abortion protests: LAPD arrests suspect for attempted murder of police officer

Supreme Court abortion protests: LAPD arrests suspect for attempted murder of police officer

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A California man was arrested and charged with attempted murder after he allegedly attacked a police officer during a protest of the US Supreme Court’s recent abortion reversal, police said. Michael Ortiz, 30, and Juliana Bernado, 23, were among those arrested during a clash with police officers … Read more

Just keep your returns: Stores weigh paying you not to bring back unwanted items

In recent weeks, some of the biggest store chains, including Target (TGT), Walmart (WMT) Gap (GPS), American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) and others have reported in their latest earnings that they have too much inventory of stuff ranging from workout clothes, spring-time jackets and hoodies to garden furniture and bulky kids’ toys. It’s costing them tons … Read more

No 120Hz display for iPhone 14: But Apple has a secret for smooth performance (that Android doesn’t)

No 120Hz display for iPhone 14: But Apple has a secret for smooth performance (that Android doesn’t)

Sure, the title of this story might lead you to believe I’m trying to excuse Apple for omitting ProMotion on its more affordable iPhone royals but hear me out… ProMotion (120Hz) debuted on the iPad Pro in June 2017. Ever since then, tech nerds have been waiting for the day when the 120Hz refresh rate … Read more

Former YouTuber Lindsay Ellis says she’s learning to live with the trauma of being ‘canceled’

Former YouTuber Lindsay Ellis says she’s learning to live with the trauma of being ‘canceled’

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The last time Lindsay Ellis addressed her fans on YouTube was eight months ago. Not long after that, she quit the platform, and Twitter, for good. At the time, the science fiction author felt like it was the right choice, and perhaps the only choice, after she felt “canceled” by the internet … Read more