Eli Jimenez

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Puerto Rico woos US investors with huge tax breaks as locals fund debt crisis

Schools and hospitals are at breaking point but the governor is offering hedge fund billionaires ‘unparalleled incentives’ to move to the Caribbean territory<p>Last week, billionaire New York hedge fund manager John Paulson invited hundreds of financiers to swap the bitter chill engulfing Wall Street …

New Map Shows the Impact of Future Sea Level Rise

<i>Sea level rise in New York City / Climate Central</i><p>World leaders have begun to get serious about fighting climate change, but we still face the incredible risk of a rising sea in this century and far into the future. According to Climate Central, a research organization, a 4-degree Celsius (7.2 …

What's Fair for Iowa Is Fair for Puerto Rico

Is the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico sovereign, like the 50 states? Or is it a mere territory of the U.S.? This problem in the metaphysics of …

10 things you need to know today

Good morning. Here's what you need to know:<p>The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will decide today whether to include the Chinese yuan in its benchmark basket. The IMF is expected to announce that the yuan will join the US dollar, euro, British pound, and Japanese yen in its basket of reserve …

Markets

Most space charts leave out the most important part — all of the space

Most charts of the Solar System we enjoy are terrible lies.<p>This is because they're not to scale: It's easier to clump everything together so that all of the planets and stars fit neatly into an image stretching only a few hundred pixels. Even charts released by organizations like the European Space …

Space

Islamic India: The Biggest Holocaust in World History… Whitewashed from History Books

Researching and studying the impact of Islam and jihad on the world, we have come to the conclusion that India today is not living under its own …

Hinduism

25 Moments That Changed America

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How the Universe Made the Stuff That Made Us - Facts So Romantic

When our Universe was in its infancy, the only element it contained was hydrogen, the simplest one—not nearly enough by itself to create interesting …

Black Holes: Facts, Theory & Definition

Black holes are some of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space. They are objects of extreme density, with such strong …

How Can Space Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light?

Light speed is often spoken of as a cosmic speed limit … but not everything plays by these rules. In fact, space itself can expand faster than a …

Science And Religion: Surveying The Field Of Battle

“As the scientific evidence has accumulated in favor of Darwinism,” writes Kelly James Clark, “many Christians have defensively retreated into unscientific, untenable biblical literalism. Conflict is an apt metaphor for the ongoing battle between Darwinian evolution and biblical literalism.”<p>Clark …

Cosmology 101: The Beginning

[/caption]<p><i>Editor’s note: The article “The Universe Could be 250 Times Bigger Than What is Observable” sparked a sizable discussion among our readers,</i> …

Stephen Hawking, The Theory of Everything, and cosmology

Renowned English cosmologist Stephen Hawking has made his name through his work in theoretical physics as a bestselling author. His life – his …

Unlocking the mystery of the first billion years of the universe

More than 100 million years has been wiped off the age of the first stars but there is still the question of what happened in the first billion years …

Get Ready for $10 Oil

At about $50 a barrel, crude oil prices are down by more than half from their June 2014 peak of $107. They may fall more, perhaps even as low as $10 …

Watch The Northeastern U.S. Get Buried In Snow--From Space

Wait, is that a storm front or 700-foot-tall ice wall?<p>Another storm pummeled New England over the weekend, generating more snowfall, misery, and incredible photos from space.<p>NASA's Suomi NPP satellite took this image of the northeastern U.S. on February 13, 2015. It was a surprisingly clear day for …

Weather

OpenStreetMap Adds Directions, Hopes You'll Visit

OpenStreetMap is a hidden gem – a free, open-source alternative to Google Maps – and it’s just got a little more sparkle. It’s added the option to get A-to-B directions straight from its homepage.<p>Lots of third-party apps and services have powered their directions using OpenStreetMap data for some …

Samsung teases 'amazing' camera in new flagship phone

A month ago, I wrote about the iPhone's camera and how instrumental it is to many of the things that make that bestselling device so appealing. Today, Apple's most direct competitor, Samsung, has reiterated its long history of developing cameraphones and promised to deliver nothing less than "the …

Samsung Teases Galaxy S6 Camera As Reports Of Two All-Metal Models Emerge

Samsung’s next flagship device is going to be revealed in just a few short weeks ahead of this year’s Mobile World Congress, and the head of the company’s camera division is already teasing us about its photo capabilities. In an official blog post, Samsung SVP DongHoon Jang provided a survey of the …

You Can Now Unlock Your Phone and Switch Carriers in the US

Tired of your mobile operator’s service or plans? The Cellular Telephone Industries Association’s (CTIA) new standards on unlocking phones go into effect among all mobile service providers in the US today, allowing users to switch carriers, provided they clear any binding terms on their …

Telecoms