Michael Lewis: “What really works for Trump is: The system is rigged”

Real life is no stranger than fiction, but when Michael Lewis tells it, it’s more gripping. Lewis is arguably the best in the world at finding misfits and oddballs and turning their triumphs into intelligent entertainment. Data-driven baseball executive Billy Beane in money ballthe crazy contrarian investors in The great short film – Lewis made … Read more

Save 25 percent on the Thermacell Mosquito Repellent System

The mercury is rising, which means most of us are spending more time outside. So our deals post today is all about technology that allows you to bring the luxuries of your living room outside — or just to the backyard. For example, if you’re sick of mosquitoes ruining your otherwise relaxing time in your … Read more

Investors criticize federal pension savings program over new system

Placeholder when loading item promotions Three weeks after the retirement program for millions of federal employees switched to a new operating platform, lawmakers are demanding answers as investors report widespread problems. Complaints have flooded social media, and messages from investors have leaked into the offices of Congress unable to log into their accounts, long waits … Read more

Exploring Final Fantasy 16’s Action Fight System with Producer Naoki Yoshida

When Clive Rosfield takes to the battlefield in the latest Final Fantasy 16 Dominance trailer (opens in new tab), a barrage of attacks explodes across the screen. It’s a spectacle, where the protagonist flies into the air with an enemy, dealing damage quickly thanks to Geruda’s elemental wind forces. Shortly before that, another series of … Read more

7 mysteries of the solar system that scientists haven’t solved yet

The next time you look up at a bright full moon, think about this: No one knows exactly where the moon came from. “We have no idea why the moon is here,” science writer Rebecca Boyle continues inexplicable – Vox’ podcast exploring great mysteries, unanswered questions and all things we learn by diving into the … Read more

7 mysteries of the solar system that scientists haven’t solved yet

The next time you look up at a bright full moon, think about this: No one knows exactly where the moon came from. “We have no idea why the moon is here,” science writer Rebecca Boyle continues inexplicable – Vox’ podcast exploring great mysteries, unanswered questions and all things we learn by diving into the … Read more

Astronomers discover a nearby multiplanet system with two Earth-sized planets

New Multiplanet System Near Earth

MIT astronomers have discovered a new multiplanet system located just 10 parsecs, or about 33 light-years, from Earth, making it one of our most well-known multiplanet systems. The star at the heart of the system is likely to host at least two Earth-sized terrestrial planets. Credit: MIT News, with TESS Satellite figure courtesy of NASA … Read more

The dead star’s cannibalism of its planetary system is the most far-reaching ever observed

The diagram illustrates the slow destruction of the planetary system of G238-44, with the small white dwarf at the center, surrounded by a faint accretion disk composed of pieces of shattered bodies falling on the dead star. Remaining asteroids form a thin stream of material around the star. Larger gas giant planets may still exist … Read more

The dead star’s cannibalism of its planetary system is the most far-reaching ever observed

The diagram illustrates the slow destruction of the planetary system of G238-44, with the small white dwarf at the center, surrounded by a faint accretion disk composed of pieces of shattered bodies falling on the dead star. Remaining asteroids form a thin stream of material around the star. Larger gas giant planets may still exist … Read more

Cosmic Cannibalism: Dead Star Caught Violently Shredding Planetary System

This image shows a white dwarf star sucking debris from shattered objects in a planetary system. The Hubble Space Telescope detects the spectral signature of the vaporized debris that revealed a combination of stony metal and icy material, the ingredients of planets. The findings help describe the violent nature of evolved planetary systems and the … Read more