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GAO: Only three of 46 piloted Pentagon aircraft met their...

Only three of 46 piloted Pentagon aircraft met their annual mission capability (MC) goals in a majority of the years between fiscal years (FYs) 2011–19, according to a new report. The Government Accountability Office (...

IATA: Airlines need another $80 billion in aid to survive

Airlines will need $70-80 billion in aid to survive the coronavirus crisis, or another half again of the amount already received from governments, their global industry body warned. “We are extremely grateful to th...

Argentina Approves Wealth Tax On Millionaires

In an early glimpse of what wealth redistribution will look among developed nations in coming years, on Wednesday the lower house of Argentina’s Congress approved a bill seeking to raise 300 billion pesos ($3.75 bi...

AAA-Rated Chinese State-Owned Coal Miner Defaulted

Sudden Default By AAA-Rated Chinese State-Owned Coal Miner Sends Shockwaves Across Markets,  Something unexpected happened in China last week and it triggered a shockwave across Chinese bond markets. The abrupt 1 billio...

U.S. occupation forces have been spotted fleeing Syria

Syria exit in progress. U.S. convoys seen withdrawing from northeast Syria to Iraq. The US Army withdrew a number of its vehicles and soldiers from eastern Syria towards the northern region of Iraq, while it imposed a s...

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GAO: Only three of 46 piloted Pentagon aircraft met their...

Only three of 46 piloted Pentagon aircraft met their annual mission capability (MC) goals in a majority of the years between fiscal years (FYs) 2011–19, according to a new report. The Government Accountability Office (...

IATA: Airlines need another $80 billion in aid to survive

Airlines will need $70-80 billion in aid to survive the coronavirus crisis, or another half again of the amount already received from governments, their global industry body warned. “We are extremely grateful to th...

AAA-Rated Chinese State-Owned Coal Miner Defaulted

Sudden Default By AAA-Rated Chinese State-Owned Coal Miner Sends Shockwaves Across Markets,  Something unexpected happened in China last week and it triggered a shockwave across Chinese bond markets. The abrupt 1 billio...

Airbus and Boeing Report October 2020 Orders

Boeing and Airbus delivered 13 and 72 commercial jets in October 2020, compared to 19 and 76 deliveries, respectively, in the same month last year. For Airbus, the month of October was the strongest since the COVID-19 pa...

Nvidia now powers a majority of the world’s top 500...

70 percent of TOP500’s latest list of the most powerful supercomputers use Nvidia technology. TOP500 has released the 56th edition of its list of the top 500 supercomputers in the world revealing that nearly 70...

Politics

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Argentina Approves Wealth Tax On Millionaires

In an early glimpse of what wealth redistribution will look among developed nations in coming years, on Wednesday the lower house of Argentina’s Congress approved a bill seeking to raise 300 billion pesos ($3.75 bi...

U.S. occupation forces have been spotted fleeing Syria

Syria exit in progress. U.S. convoys seen withdrawing from northeast Syria to Iraq. The US Army withdrew a number of its vehicles and soldiers from eastern Syria towards the northern region of Iraq, while it imposed a s...

Slovakia Aims To Test All 5 Million Citizens In New...

After beating the first wave, brave Slovakia is trying to make sure it doesn’t see a second. The small Central European nation of Slovakia, which was one of the last countries in Europe to confirm its first COVID-1...

China held a $1.5 million lottery to test a new...

  China is taking its digital fiat currency tests to a new level by giving away more than 10 million yuan ($1.5 million) in a new lottery. The state-run People’s Bank of China gave 50,000 randomly selected citiz...

FED’s Neel Kashkari Says Another $3.5 Trillion In Another QE...

Earlier yesterday, in response to Neel Kashkari’s CNBC interview in which the Minneapolis Fed president said “I don’t see any moral hazard here” when asked if the Fed’s massive liquidity inj...

Lifestyle

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Lakhta Center – Skyscraper Of The Year

For the first time in its two-decade history, the annual Emporis Skyscraper Awards, the world’s most distinguished prizes for high-rise architecture, awarded a Russian project. The Lakhta Center skyscraper in St. ...

How To Sleep During A Heatwave

In light of the arrival of higher temperatures this week, many of us will be contemplating one of the biggest struggles that come with balmy climes: how to get a good night’s sleep. According to Dr Nerina Ramlakhan, a...

Today is Earth Day

Earth Day 2020 could mark the year we stop taking the planet for granted. The 50th annual call for environmental reform falls at a time when the health of people and nature has never been more urgent. Fifty years ago tod...

Italian Beachtowns Plan “Plexiglass Cages” To Enforce Safe And Social...

Once the quarantine is over, there will be time to explore and observe how society has evolved rapidly. Well, by the time everyone makes it out of the house this summer, we all might be ushered back into quarantine by fa...

WHO Encourages Adoption Of Alternative Greetings

WHO Encourages Adoption Of “Alternative Greetings” Like The “Elbow Tap” And “Foot Shake” To Fight Coronavirus As humanity struggles to “adapt” to the coronavirus outbreak, ...

Science

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Monster black hole with 6 entire galaxies trapped in its...

Six galaxies have been revealed to be trapped in a supermassive black hole that formed less than one billion years after the Big Bang, shedding light on how some of the largest structures in the Universe are brought into...

Unexpected Electrical Current Discovered That Could Stabilize Fusion Reactions

A scientific journal SciTechDaily published findings of Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory about electrical currents that can form in ways not known before. Electric current is everywhere, from powering homes to contr...

Hubble’s brand new image of Saturn

Yes, this is a real image of Saturn. NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured a new, exceptionally crisp picture of the ringed gas giant in early July, and the space agency posted the image of the planet on Thursday....

Neutral hydrogen from other galaxies detected for first time

In a development that could finally shed light on dark matter, an international team of scientists have detected neutral hydrogen atoms, from a galaxy other than our own, for the very first time. The finding came thanks ...

Physicists see extremely strong light, high heat from nanogaps between...

Seeing light emerge from a nanoscale experiment didn’t come as a big surprise to Rice University physicists. But it got their attention when that light was 10,000 times brighter than they expected. Condensed matter...