Francisco Barboza

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Bankrupt, hobbled by violence, San Bernardino still bleeding

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — When Betty Saffi moved to San Bernardino a year ago, she was thrilled to slash her commute time and slice $400 off her …

Three Men Have Been Indicted in New York City Over 'a Huge $4.5 Million Ivory Haul'

Three salesmen were indicted Thursday on two counts of illegal commercialization of wildlife, according to a statement released by the New York …

Extinction

Saudi Arabia Is Forced To Raise Cash As Oil Prices Tank

Saudi Arabia has seen better days, at least for its storied oil industry. From playing the part of the world’s swing oil producer for decades, ramping up or pulling back production as it saw fit, its power over the oil market has diminished.<p>Due to the U.S. shale oil boom that caught everybody in …

Brexit won because those who opposed it did not address its core philosophy

Some scientists claim that philosophy is dead – but recent politics proves we need it more than ever<p>A few months ago, I was asked to give a lecture on the usefulness of philosophy while in the UK. The lecture followed a wave of hostility towards philosophy from well-known physicists. Stephen …

12 amazing kitchen gadgets under $65 that will transform your breakfast

You don't need to go to a five-star restaurant to enjoy a quality brunch. With the right tools, you can make stellar morning meals in your own kitchen.<p>Sure, standard frying pans are fine for preparing basic eggs and bacon. But there are loads of awesome gadgets that can take your breakfast to the …

The 'impossible' EM Drive is about to be tested in space

The EM Drive is one of the most controversial pieces of technology in the realm of space science, and it's about to be put to the test for the first …

Space Travel

Nasa announcement about Jupiter’s moon Europa won’t be to say that the moon has aliens, agency clarifies

Nasa has poured cold, salty water on excitement that it could be about to announce it had found aliens.<p>The agency has looked to calm speculation on …

Indigenous Australians most ancient civilisation on Earth, extensive DNA study confirms

The first extensive study of Indigenous Australians' DNA dates their origin to more than 50,000 years ago, backing the claim that they are the most ancient continuous civilisation on Earth.<p>Scientists used the genetic traces of the mysterious early humans that are left in the DNA of modern …

China's Tourism Deficit Hits $315B

China's growing ranks of overseas tourists could be using their foreign trips to shift cash abroad and help facilitate capital outflows from the …

Will NASA Announce the Discovery of Life on Europa Next Week?

NASA found something on one of Jupiter’s moons, but it’s not telling us what it is yet.<p>The space agency will hold a media conference on Monday to …

Astronomy

Can You Really Catch Up on Your Retirement Savings?

While it’s not likely that anyone plans to get behind on their retirement savings, the reality is that a lot of us are.<p>By the time you reach age 50, …

Retirement

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Groundbreaking fertilisation technique could allow gay couples to have babies with each other

A new experiment defies nature and might one day let two males have babies with each other.<p>The shocking new study overthrows the idea that it is only …

Credit Card Contracts Literally Too Hard To Read For Most

A new study finds that credit card agreements are literally too hard for most Americans to read.<p>The analysis of more than 2,000 current credit card agreements by the CreditCards.com found that they are typically written at the 11th-grade reading level. But half of Americans read at the 9th-grade …

China may have just made it harder for its citizens to ever get Spotify

China doesn’t think its online censorship laws are strict enough. So government officials, in an effort to continue purging potentially subversive content from the country, are now turning their attention toward an unexpected target—music.<p>Starting next year, companies that offer online music in …

China

Astronomers Catch Mysterious Radio Blast From the Distant Universe

Coming from far beyond the galaxy, an extremely energetic blast of radio waves has been snared by astronomers lying in wait. Lasting for just a few thousandths of a second, the burst is the first of an enigmatic class of objects to be observed in real-time, astronomers report today in the <i>Monthly</i> …

Universe