8 Ways to Read More Books—And Why You Should

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i carry one of the most useful lessons of childhood with me to this day always take a book that rule served me well in third grade when i sneakily read the baby sitters club under my desk during...

Effective Altruism Promises to Do Good Better. These Women Say It Has a Toxic Culture Of Sexual Harassment and Abuse

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keerthana gopalakrishnan once considered herself an effective altruist as a college student in india she immersed herself in the social movement reading its canonical texts like doing good better...

A Balloon Is Spying on the U.S. From the Sky. Here’s Why China May Be Using Old-Fashioned Surveillance Technology When Satellites Exist

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the earliest military application of a balloon is often credited to zhuge liang a well known war strategist in dynastic china that was in the 3rd century when he used kerosene doused cloth to...

Xi Jinping to Meet Secretary Blinken in Beijing Amid Low Expectations for U.S.-China Thaw

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when antony blinken travels to beijing on sunday he 8217 ll be the first u s secretary of state to do so since 2018 and the first cabinet member to visit china in the biden administration still...

Apple Suffers First Quarterly Sales Decline Since 2019

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apple on thursday posted its first quarterly revenue drop in nearly four years after pandemic driven restrictions on its china factories curtailed sales of the latest iphone during the holiday...

Inside the US Army Plant Making Artillery Shells for Ukraine

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a batch of artillery rounds destined for the ukrainian battlefield twists and turns its way down a serpentine production line in northeastern pennsylvania here inside a series of red brick...

Why the U.S. Decided Not to Shoot Down the Chinese Spy Balloon Over Montana

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the u s military has identified a suspected chinese spy balloon flying high above the northern part of the continental united states in recent days which prompted president joe biden to ask for...

Zelensky Says Georgia’s Former President is Being ‘Slowly Killed.’ Here’s What to Know

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global leaders are raising alarms over the treatment of former georgian president mikheil saakashvili who is suffering from various health problems including dramatic weight loss after over a year...

Netflix’s Real-Life Sailing Adventure True Spirit Is an Anthem of Teenage Independence

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sixteen is often the age where you start dreaming of striking out on your own of trying something just a little bit dangerous mdash though you still want to know that your parents have your back if...

Dear Edward Is TV’s Weepiest Show Since This Is Us

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in the apple tv drama dear edward a jet falls out of the sky over colorado killing everyone on board except 12 year old edward adler nicknamed ldquo miracle boy rdquo by a media thirsty for...

Inside the Race to Get Forever Chemicals Out of Raincoats

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patagonia inc has spent nearly a decade rejiggering its supply chain redesigning products and dumping millions of dollars into a high stakes trial and error process that rsquo s nearly complete...

Everything You Need to Know About Netflix Cracking Down on Password Sharing

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it 8217 s been nearly a year since netflix first announced that it was going to begin making some subscribers pay an additional fee for sharing their account with users outside their household now...

The Story Behind TIME’s ‘Division & Destiny’ Cover

time 2023-2-2

for a corresponding visual narrative to accompany a new piece by isabel wilkerson author of caste the origins of our discontents time turned to artist lavett ballard to create a cover that would...

Why Hong Kong Is Giving Away Half a Million Airline Tickets

time 2023-2-2

hong kong will hand out 500 000 air tickets to bring in much needed visitors as part of a global publicity campaign unveiled on thursday the city rsquo s leader john lee announced the giveaway at...

As People Return to Offices, It’s Back to Miserable for America’s Working Moms

time 2023-2-2

i rsquo ll never know what it was like to be a working parent in the before times my son was born in october 2020 and i returned to work mdash remotely mdash in february 2021 my routine back then...

The United States Opens an Embassy in the Solomon Islands to Counter China

time 2023-2-2

wellington new zealand mdash the united states opened an embassy in the solomon islands on thursday in its latest move to counter china 8217 s push into the pacific the embassy in the capital...

China’s Sichuan Province Will No Longer Limit the Number of Children Anyone Can Have

time 2023-2-2

in much of china prevailing local regulations and social mores make having a third child mdash or any child at all if you rsquo re unmarried or lgbt mdash nearly impossible but for the more than 83...

King Charles III Won’t Appear on Australia’s New $5 Bill

time 2023-2-2

canberra australia mdash australia is removing the british monarchy from its bank notes the nation 8217 s central bank said thursday its new 5 bill would feature an indigenous design rather than an...

A Friend Remembers the Sensitive, Funny Tyre Nichols as Memphis Mourns at His Funeral

time 2023-2-2

sary mansour ran into tyre nichols at a memphis starbucks less than a week before five police officers fatally beat him they had worked together at a verizon store in the city for a few years...

The Adani Crisis Could Push Clean Energy Investors Away From India

time 2023-2-2

allegations that the indian conglomerate adani group committed ldquo accounting fraud stock manipulation and money laundering rdquo rattled markets and political observers when activist investor...

Why Joe Biden, Who Loves to Make Deals, Is Not Offering One to Kevin McCarthy

time 2023-2-2

this article is part of the d c brief time rsquo s politics newsletter sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox as president joe biden welcomed house speaker kevin mccarthy to the...

‘Sushi Terrorism’ is the Viral Video Trend Spreading Food Safety Horror in Japan

time 2023-2-2

in the latest edition of people throwing out their morals for five seconds of fame a new trend in japan has people committing acts of ldquo sushi terrorism rdquo mdash filming themselves violating...

Everything to Know about the 2023 Grammy Awards

time 2023-2-1

the 2023 grammy awards are set to take place this sunday feb 5 at the crypto com arena in los angeles the nominations announced back in november include some major face offs at this year rsquo s...

What Adani’s Downfall Tells Us About India’s Crony Capitalism

time 2023-2-1

in january gautam adani appeared in a rare televised interview on a hindi news channel india tv to answer a host of questions from a fawning show anchor about how he became asia rsquo s richest man...

Everything to Know About Beyoncé’s Renaissance Tour

time 2023-2-1

beyonc eacute rsquo s fans have been waiting for this day the pop megastar finally announced that she will embark on the long awaited renaissance world tour she uploaded a post to instagram early...

Commercial Air Travel is Broken. Two New Airlines Think They Can Fix It

time 2023-2-1

for years leading up to the pandemic economic good fortune was converging on ldquo superstar rdquo cities like san francisco new york and boston where big companies like amazon were setting up new...

The Real Reason Florida Wants to Ban AP African-American Studies, According to an Architect of the Course

time 2023-2-1

in 1513 juan garrido a free conquistador from the kingdom of kongo became the first known african to arrive in north america when he explored what rsquo s now florida via a spanish expedition now...

Gautam Adani Started Last Week as Asia’s Richest Man. Now, He’s Not Even India’s

time 2023-2-1

billionaire and business tycoon gautam adani is no longer asia nor india rsquo s richest man according to bloomberg over the course of about one week adani 8217 s personal net worth has...

What is Hindenburg Research, the Firm Accusing India’s Adani Group of Fraud?

time 2023-2-1

new york mdash hindenburg research the financial research firm with an explosive name and a track record of sending the stock prices of its targets tumbling is taking on one of the world rsquo s...

Why High Interest Rates Aren’t Going Away—and What That Means for Your Money

time 2023-2-1

inflation is starting to ease but don rsquo t expect interest rate relief just yet on wednesday the federal reserve is poised to raise its benchmark interest rate for an eighth time since march a...

Everything We Know About the Police Killing of Double-Amputee Anthony Lowe

time 2023-2-1

the jan 26 police shooting of a 36 year old double amputee in southeastern los angeles is the latest killing of a black man to set off protests about police violence activists and the family of...

CBD Tends to Perplex Regulators. Hong Kong’s New Ban Reinforces Asia’s Strict Drug Approach

time 2023-2-1

hong kong on wednesday made possession consumption and distribution of cannabidiol or cbd illegal while some governments across the world have legalized or moved toward decriminalizing cannabis...

Russia Expects a Visit From China’s Xi Jinping in the Spring, Ministry Says

time 2023-2-1

the russian government is anticipating a visit from chinese leader xi jinping this spring the russian ministry of foreign affairs said monday ldquo through joint efforts in the coming year russia...

What a New Documentary Reveals About Pamela Anderson’s Life Off-Camera

time 2023-2-1

in pamela a love story the flashing lights of the paparazzi and lurid tabloid headlines that marked pamela anderson rsquo s life during the early aughts are far removed from the quiet life she...

Brazil Wants to Abandon a 34,000-Ton Ship at Sea. It Would be an Environmental Disaster

time 2023-2-1

somewhere in the south atlantic ocean right now a 34 000 ton 870 ft aircraft carrier is floating aimlessly on the waves the vessel caught in an international dispute over its toxic contents is...

Why Are There Protests in Peru? What to Know About the Deadly Demonstrations

time 2023-2-1

an attempted self coup by former peruvian president pedro castillo on december 7 led to widespread protests in the country that have left almost 60 dead and hundreds injured after over seven weeks...

Tyre Nichols’ Killing Is The Result of a Diseased Culture

time 2023-1-31

i did not want to watch as a people we have witnessed the horrors of police violence again and again mdash so much so that some of us are now immune desensitized against the trauma others of us...

George Santos to Step Down From Congressional Committees Amid Escalating Ethics Inquiries

time 2023-1-31

washington ap mdash republican rep george santos of new york told gop colleagues tuesday he is temporarily stepping down from his two congressional committees a move that comes amid a host of...

Israel’s Chief Rabbi Rules That Cultivated Meat Could Be Kosher. Not Everyone Agrees

time 2023-1-31

for years the nascent cultivated meat industry has bristled at critics who say that their product grown with a nutrient broth in a stainless steel vat is not meat but when israel rsquo s chief...

How to Save the Colorado River and the American West

time 2023-1-31

the colorado river lifeblood of the west is out of time seven u s states plus two in mexico use water from the river irrigating more than 5 million acres of crops and supporting more than 35...

Russia, Guns and Pornhub: How Outgoing Visa CEO Al Kelly Navigated His Final Stretch in the Top Spot

time 2023-1-31

to receive weekly emails of conversations with the world rsquo s top ceos and business decisionmakers click here on feb 1 visa chief executive al kelly will hand over the reins at the credit card...

U.S. General’s Prediction of War With China ‘in 2025’ Risks Turning Worst Fears Into Reality

time 2023-1-31

in his 5th century b c history of the peloponnesian war ancient athenian historian and military general thucydides posits ldquo it was the rise of athens and the fear that this instilled in sparta...

IMF Upgrades Outlook For the Global Economy in 2023

time 2023-1-31

washington mdash the outlook for the global economy is growing slightly brighter as china eases its zero covid policies and the world shows surprising resilience in the face of high inflation...

A Highly Radioactive Capsule Fell Off a Truck Somewhere in an 870-Mile Australian Expanse

time 2023-1-31

perth australia mdash authorities in western australia are searching for a tiny but potentially deadly radioactive capsule that got lost while being transported on a truck from a mine to a depot in...

The Once ‘Unbreakable’ U.S.-Israel Bond Is Under Strain

time 2023-1-31

when u s secretary of state antony blinken touched down in tel aviv on monday he arrived to a dangerous escalation of violence following days of tit for tat bloodshed in israel and the occupied...

Why Donald Trump’s Claim to the 2024 Nomination Is Far From Certain

time 2023-1-31

this article is part of the d c brief time rsquo s politics newsletter sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox jennifer dinsmore isn rsquo t typically someone who stands in line...

The Next Debate Over Arming Ukraine Is Here—and It’s About Fighter Jets

time 2023-1-30

german chancellor olaf scholz is adamant that berlin will not provide fighter jets to bolster ukraine rsquo s war efforts just days after germany agreed to send battle tanks to kyiv speaking in an...

Boris Johnson Says Putin Threatened to Kill Him With a Missile

time 2023-1-30

london mdash former u k prime minister boris johnson said that president vladimir putin didn rsquo t seem serious about avoiding war in the days before russia invaded ukraine mdash and at one point...

The U.S. Still Doesn’t Have Good COVID-19 Data. Here’s Why That’s a Problem

time 2023-1-30

check the covid 19 data tracker from the u s centers for disease control and prevention cdc and you rsquo ll get a rundown of the latest case numbers hospitalizations and deaths those categories...

Adani Defends Itself After Fraud Allegations. But the Real Victim May Be India’s Reputation

time 2023-1-30

when you rsquo re asia rsquo s richest man logic dictates that the only way is down but there was still something shocking about how gautam adani rsquo s business empire imploded last week the...