A Generation of Americans Is Entering Old Age the Least Prepared in Decades The next chief of Intel will take over just as the chip giant is falling behind for the first time in an expensive race to shrink the circuitry. Ferries and other craft crossing Sydney Harbour naturally leave a distinct wake signified by trails of a lighter colour than the surrounding water These sometimes persist for more than 30 minutes after the craft has passed through and the surface takes on an appearance reminiscent of ski trails through virgin snow How can this be so on a body of water that is in constant albeit gentle motion?. The U.S Supreme Court’s ruling enables states to collect sales tax from all online purchases eliminating the advantage of buying some big-ticket items from websites like . Sign up for emails when Joanna Stern and the Personal Technology team publish. Earlier this year a flat-earther launched a ballistic rocket to observe Earth from altitude If it were indeed flat and shaped like a frisbee what would his ballistic path look like if he launched near the disc edge and aimed towards the edge? Would it be a parabolic arc or something else? 20 June 2018 Pale rider Driverless cars are already in existence Would riderless motorbikes be a possibility?. Online dating apps try to woo female users in one of the world’s largest untapped markets; ‘not for average-looking guys’ Katherine Maher was on the road 200 days last year crisscrossing the globe from Buenos Aires to Cairo Up next? Berlin Lyon and Cape Town for Wiki’s annual conference This is how she. Student-Debt Forgiveness May Be Lighting a Tax-Bomb Fuse Have too many live shows blown out your ears? These clever cans by Nura analyze your hearing and tailor frequencies to compensate for aging helping you recapture your. You want to choose your streaming service carefully because whichever you pick will take over. President Trump already embroiled in a trade battle with China plans to ratchet commercial tensions higher by barring many Chinese firms from investing in U.S technology and by blocking more technology exports to Beijing 135 Breaking news insight and smart analysis of the services you use every day Subscribe now.
Saudi Women Take to the Road After Driving Ban Is Lifted When I buy a new cotton vest or T-shirt the side seams are always straight and parallel After a few washes one piece of material seems to move relative to the other and the seams are never again parallel Why is this? 13 June 2018 Fobbed Off When I use the electronic key fob to lock or unlock my car no other car parked nearby has its locks activated This is as it should be but how does the system work? Carriers like Verizon Communications and AT&T get requests for their customers’ whereabouts from all sorts of places How they handle them depends on who is asking. Amid the lowest unemployment in years fast-food restaurants are turning to machines—not to get rid of workers but because they can’t find enough Flippy the burger chef doesn’t complain about the drudgery of grill work and never leaves the kitchen 75 Discover the exciting festival of ideas in London this September HomeThe Last Word. Advertisers are using the smart devices to reach customers who have an aversion to traditional ads. On a recent visit to Peru I went to a street market and bought a sweater billed as being made of Alpaca wool Whenever I take it off it crackles with static electricity I had thought that this could not happen with a natural fibre like wool but would need an insulating material like a synthetic fibre I am not so naive as to believe that the sweater is pure alpaca but what proportion of synthetic fibre would it need to produce the crackles I experience?. Facebook’S Instagram launched a new hub for long-form the company’s latest attempt to compete with the likes of YouTube and Snapchat.
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This Burger Bot Makes Your Lunch With No. Creator a San Francisco restaurant set to open this month is betting robotic efficiency and consistency combined with techniques borrowed from Michelin-star chefs will lead to a better burger—for the relatively affordable. I like hard-boiled eggs When I peel one the shell and underlying membrane sometimes separate cleanly from the albumen leaving a perfectly smooth white egg At other times the shell membrane and first layer of the albumen all stick together and are impossible to separate so I end up with a pitted mess Why the difference? Is it something to do with the egg itself the way I cook it or the way I leave it to cool afterwards? Browser UPDATE To gain access to the full experience please upgrade your browser: Chrome | Safari | Firefox | Internet Explorer The high-tech Square Off lets your opponents move carved wooden pieces into position from another room—or even another country. 13 June 2018 Light at the limit People have been measuring the speed of light for a few hundred years but the universe is nearly 14 billion years old If the speed of light changes very slowly – say a small percentage every 10,000 years – how could we tell?. Chinese Women Turn to This American for Advice on Life. People seem to come in all shapes and sizes Do any other animals display the same amount of variation in size as humans among healthy adults? Why is there this variety and what are its consequences for the future? 30 May 2018 In the Drink Spiders often fall into empty bathtubs presumably in search of water What are their chances of survival if they get washed down the plughole?. Note: If you are running Internet Explorer 10 and above make sure it is not in compatibility mode. Flores Agreement: The Law That Could Trip Up Trump's Immigration Plan