Kristofer Smith

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Remembering the Chicago Pile, the World’s First Nuclear Reactor

December 2, 1942, was the coldest day in Chicago in almost fifty years. That frigid afternoon, a crew of men and women—many of them hailing from countries an ocean away, where the Second World War raged—gathered under the viewing stands of the University of Chicago’s Stagg Field to light a secret …

Bitcoin surges past $US9,000 to new record

Bitcoin surged past $US9,000 for the first time, just six days after topping $US8,000 and taking its year-to-date rise to more than 850 per cent.<p>The …

Cryptocurrency

Australia should be cautious about introducing laws on coercive control to stem domestic violence

Numerous Australian reviews – including Victoria’s Royal Commission into Family Violence and Queensland’s Not Now, Not Ever Report – have documented …

Robert Mugabe 'glowed' with relief after quitting as Zimbabwe's president, priest says

Robert Mugabe's face "glowed" with relief when he agreed to step down as Zimbabwe's president last week under pressure from the military and his …

South Africa

The World's Most Beautiful Beaches, Mapped

For some, there's no question that Christmas is the best time of the year — but if you're less hot-chocolate-by-the-fire and more …

5 Ways to Deal With a Psychopath

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …