The question of whether or not to go for the upgrade or stick with the devil you know is an increasingly common contemporary dilemma
Wasn’t the principle virtue of the Green Bay Packers based in a communist idea: collective ownership of the means of production?
In 1914, France, Germany, and Italy made passports mandatory. The passport conference of 1920 wanted to restore the pre-war freedom of movement regime.
The high stakes standoff between Elsevier, the world’s largest publisher of scholarly research, and the University of California.
Some video games track your activity as you play. The aim is to create systems that can learn about the game, and coach you to become a competent player.
Pauses in answers, body movements, elusive or angry looks, confusion, anxiety — the facial expressions and gestures made by witnesses matter in court.
The glue has the potential for many unique applications and is biodegradable, water soluble and stays sticky for months or even years.
The Toronto Raptors have won their first NBA title in franchise history, and their star player, Kawhi Leonard, was crowned the most valuable player.
The Trump administration wants to dismantle the agency overseeing 2 million federal workers – and weaken safeguards against partisanship.
Facebook has unveiled libra, a controversial cryptocurrency that will enable users to make international payments over Messenger and other group platforms.
The proposal’s function is to give law enforcement power to listen in on encrypted apps communications (like those on WhatsApp, for example).
Large parts of Europe have been passively rewilding for decades as people have moved out of rural areas toward urban conglomerations.
Counterfeit alcohol brings a new level of risk, as it may include added ingredients, such as methanol, known to be extremely harmful to health.
How can we be sure that hobbyists aren’t launching their own “spy” satellites, or deploying low-cost CubeSat networks that could be used nefariously?
Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement, a no-deal Brexit, staying in the customs union, staying in the single market, and the so-called Common Market 2.0 idea.
China’s sponge city initiative has an ambitious goal: by 2020, 80% of urban areas should absorb and re-use at least 70% of rainwater.
Faced with U.S. rejection of international criminal justice, supporters of the ICC usually invoke the precedent of the Nuremberg Trials.
Debt is a growing problem for people on low incomes and it has been made worse by the austerity policies that followed the 2007-08 financial crisis.
In less than 48 hours, Suharto had roundly defeated the 30th September Movement. At about the same time, the abductees’ bodies were found in an old well in an area known as Lubang Buaya (Crocodile Hole) in east Jakarta.
The Fourth of July can be a miserable day for dogs. That’s because dogs are hardwired to be afraid of sudden, loud noises.
While Apollo was an example of engineering on a heroic scale, future space ventures can deliver lasting societal benefits beyond flags and footprints.
There is nothing natural about money. There is no link to some scarce essential form of money that sets a limit to its creation.
Discovering a new drug is one of the most challenging tasks in biology. It takes over 10 years and about US$2.6 billion to bring an average drug to market.
The guts of an Apple iPhone show exactly what Trump gets wrong about trade The components of an iPhone add up to a different cost than the phone itself. Poravute Siriphiroon/Shutterstock.com Jason Dedrick, Syracuse University;
Those who may have some income but lack other key necessities, like health insurance and quality education, are invisible in official poverty data.
UK employees have the longest working week in the European Union. But this does not make the UK a more productive nation.
Injuries occur much more frequently than many may realize. A 2014 analysis found that more than 1,750 fans are hurt each year by batted balls at MLB games.
The dominant credit rating agencies – S&P, Moody’s and Fitch – have been accused of faults including: false ratings, flawed methodology, and political bias.
“Like all enterprise DLT it is blockchain in name only and an monopoly to extract massive seignorage from billions of users. A monopoly scam” says Roubini.
Today, 80 per cent of Quebec fathers stop working when a child arrives so they can help care for their little one for several weeks.
One of the surprises of the contest to become leader of the Conservative Party – and with it prime minister – has been the candidacy of Rory Stewart.
Roughly two out of every three arrests by state and local law enforcement target small-time offenders who are carrying less than a gram of illegal drugs.
Since sportswriter Henry Chadwick popularized the box score in the 19th century, baseball fans have had a love affair with statistics.
Every year an increasing number of health tourists are travelling to Eastern bloc countries to receive an old Soviet medical treatment.
In a new study, a deep neural network was trained for simple visual object detection spontaneously developed this kind of number sense.
Researchers are working with Chelsea football academy to develop a system to measure decision-making skills using artificial intelligence (AI).
Oswald had two interview on the New Orleans radio station WDSU. The first program took place on August 17, 1963. The second on August 21, 1963.
Hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits, also known as sexual assault kits (SAKs), languish in evidence storage facilities across the U.S.
The people of Baltimore are under an electronic siege that has prevented residents from obtaining building permits and business licenses.
In 1972, more than 90% of female collegiate athletes were coached by women. Today that number hovers around 42% at the NCAA Division I level.
When allied troops stormed the beaches at Normandy on June 6, 1944, they were using a remarkable and entirely untested technology: artificial ports.
Researchers from the University of Michigan have found a new way of using sound to interfere with devices containing accelerometers.
There is no place in the country where a family supported by one minimum-wage worker with a full-time job can live and afford a 2-bedroom apartment at the average fair-market rent.
U.S. Laws Protect Police While Endangering Civilians. The ritual of an unnecessary police killing with no real accountability has become painfully familiar.
A Few Days With Lenin And Trotsky In 1920 By the American cartoonist Ellison Hoover.
What the UK population will look like by 2061 under hard, soft or no Brexit scenarios DeymosHR/Shutterstock Nik Lomax, University of Leeds; Paul Norman, University of Leeds; Philip Rees, University of Leeds, and Pia Wohland,
The Wellbeing Budget signals a new approach to the way governments work, by placing the wellbeing of New Zealanders at the heart of what we do.
Indiana governor signed legislation to provide state compensation for innocent Hoosiers who were exonerated of crimes they did not commit.
UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the European Space Agency (ESA) signed a joint statement on their wish to cooperate on the challenge of space debris.
Genealogists help solve crimes, sometimes identifying suspects with the DNA of distant relatives they’ve never met. Concerns about privacy issues persist.