Mother Nature may be beautiful, powerful, and mystifying, but it’s Father Time who eventually catches up with all of us. We start out young and eager on our cute little red tricycles, our parents giving us an early push. We grow into kids on our first real bike, then progress towards power as we mount
This is a close up view of an X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy system being used at the Idaho National Lab measuring surface chemistry on a potential candidate material to use for fusion. Masashi Shimada has been researching nuclear fusion since 2000, when he joined the graduate program at University of California San Diego. He’s currently the
Sean Gladwell | Moment | Getty Images Slow your hiring! Cut back on marketing! Extend your runway! The venture capital missives are back, and they’re coming in hot. With tech stocks cratering through the first five months of 2022 and the Nasdaq on pace for its second-worst quarter since the 2008 financial crisis, start-up investors
In a recent discovery, astronomers have spotted an exoplanet or a super-Earth that is four times the size of our planet. The exoplanet named Ross 508 b revolves around a red dwarf star called Ross 508. Although the star is located just 36.5 light-years away, it is too dim to be seen with naked eyes.
Dramatic video footage has shown the son of a Tory MP fighting in Ukraine – including an attack on a Russian troop carrier and the rescue of a wounded comrade. Ben Grant is heard screaming “We’ve got to move now or we’re gonna die!” as he and his band of foreign fighters help drag one
The consumer goods giant which owns a controlling stake in David Beckham’s portfolio of branded products is racing to finalise a £300m takeover of Ted Baker, the London-listed fashion retailer. Sky News has learnt that Authentic Brands Group (ABG), is the preferred bidder for Ted Baker and has indicated that it is willing to pay
The G7, made up of the world’s largest economies, today agreed to “predominantly decarbonized electricity sectors by 2035.” The G7 also agreed to end government financing for international coal-fired power generation and speed up the phase-out of unabated coal plants by 2035. “Unabated” refers to electricity generation that doesn’t use technology to capture emissions. The
A gas station is seen as the average price of gasoline reach all-time high at $4.37 per gallon (about 3.8 liters) in Virginia, USA on May 10, 2022. It’s claimed that gasoline prices vary by region. Yasin Ozturk | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Memorial Day marks the start of the summer driving season, and
EasyJet says it will cancel more than 200 flights over the next 10 days, putting half-term breaks at risk for thousands of travellers. The airline said about 24 flights from Gatwick would be affected each day between now and 6 June. A spokeswoman for the company said: “We are very sorry for the late notice
Donald Trump has described the most recent US school shooting as a “savage and barbaric atrocity” but has criticised those who have called for stricter gun laws. The former US president was a guest speaker at the convention in Houston of the National Rifle Association, a gun rights group. The convention was taking place just
3:30 AM ET Sid LoweSpain writer On Marcelo‘s left thigh, just above the knee and hidden until he hitches up his shorts, there is a tattoo. A picture of the European Cup is inked into his skin. Below it are four numbers, four years, four moments when history was made: 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018. There
Shoppers walk past an Apple Store at Franklin Park Mall during Black Friday. Shoppers go to stores to take advantage of Black Friday sales during the COVID-19 pandemic. Stephen Zenner | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images A union vote at an Apple store at the Cumberland Mall location in Atlanta is in question
A drip feed of no confidence letters in Boris Johnson has continued as pressure grows following the Sue Gray report into partygate. There has been a steady trickle of Conservative MPs publicly calling for the PM to go after senior civil servant Ms Gray published her findings into lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street and Whitehall.
The jury in the multi-million dollar defamation trial between Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard has been sent out to consider its verdicts. Heard, who claims Depp physically and sexually assaulted her, is being sued by the Hollywood actor for $50m over an article she wrote in The Washington Post in 2018 in which
Senior Tory MP Sir Bob Neill has submitted a letter of no confidence in Boris Johnson’s leadership as the number of Conservatives calling for the prime minister to go ramps up after the Sue Gray report. Sir Bob, who chairs the Justice Select Committee, said Ms Gray’s report into lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street has
Shadow Foreign Secretary David Lammy has said he will not be silenced by the far right after a “vile racist” was found guilty of sending the MP a death threat. Glenn Broadbent sent the Labour Tottenham MP a Twitter message that said: “Are you hanging off a tree monkey boy? You will hang from a