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Would you deposit one pound with a bank today if it was going to give you back less than one pound tomorrow? Simple rationality suggests that the answer is no.
After declaring space a war zone, NATO could start using space weapons that can destroy satellites or incoming enemy missiles. But what is this technology and how could it enable a war?
The Nazis were especially interested in ham radio operators, who were part of a worldwide community of hobbyists.
In April 1991, few months before the fall of the USSR, he had a curious visit to Lithuania, Georgia, the Kremlin and the K.G.B.
Imagine if, after watching the thrilling victory of the Chicago Cubs in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series over the Cleveland Indians – a game in which the Cubs won their first championship in over a century – you learned that the Indians had collaborated with gamblers to intentionally throw the series.
There is nothing natural about money. There is no link to some scarce essential form of it that sets a limit to its creation. It can be composed of base metal, paper or electronic data – none of which is in short supply.
The FCC released new rules aiming to combat spoofed robocalls. They require phone companies to implement a new protocol.
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced his resignation from the company’s board of directors on June 5, 2020.
At first, scientists attributed the color to red algae. But in 2017, a study found that it was rather due to oxidized iron.
Cameras were even invented so small they could be sewn with the lens behind a buttonhole, the shutter release kept in a pocket.
Imagine that you’re a police officer. You spot a car ahead that is swerving all over the road. You pull the driver over and she’s clearly intoxicated. With slurred speech, she swears that she hasn’t had a drop of alcohol all day. Would you believe her?
Instead of being protected, these very young students were placed in handcuffs and arrested. Each one faced misdemeanor battery charges as a result of behavioral outbursts at school, including one instance in which one of the children kicked a school staffer.