Miguel Figueira

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US commercial drones given green light

<b>Drones that monitor crops, control mosquito populations and deliver defibrillators are to be tested in US airspace.</b><p>Ten commercial drone projects have been selected to try out new ways for unmanned aircraft to be integrated into the skies.<p>They include Zipline, which currently offers a blood-delivery …

Escape from Proxima b

Almost all space missions launched so far by our civilization have been based on chemical propulsion. The fundamental limitation here is easy to …

8 of the Most Unique Walking Paths in the World

1. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia<p>Once a battle site in the Croatian War of Independence, Plitvice Lakes National Park is an enchanting …

A $25 investing course will teach you forex trading (so you can make the big bucks)

If you thought foreign exchange trading only involved swapping your home country's currency for another when you're traveling internationally, then …

Trading

The Best Steak Tips from the Pros

When it comes to cooking meat, give me a pot roast or pork shoulder and I’m golden: I’m plenty comfortable with a lovely long, slow braise. But when …

Chinese farmers are using AI to help rear the world’s biggest pig population

‘We’d like to translate AI technology into safe, tasty pork.’<p>It’s been called China’s “pork miracle.”<p>For centuries, pig-rearing in the country was predominantly a backyard occupation. (The etymology of the Chinese character for “home” literally means “house with a pig in it.”) But since the 1980s, …

The best current TV show on each network — from ABC to FX to Netflix

TV networks and streaming services are always on the hunt for the next great series, and the competition among them has enhanced not only the breadth, but also the quality of their offerings.<p>To figure out which current shows are worth watching across all outlets, we turned to the reviews aggregator …

The U.S. government is set to borrow nearly $1 trillion this year, an 84 percent jump from last year

By Heather Long<p>Heather Long<p>Economics correspondent<p>Email Bio Follow<p>It was another crazy news week, so it's understandable if you missed a small but important announcement from the Treasury Department: The federal government is on track to borrow nearly $1 trillion this fiscal year — Trump's first …

Economics

21 Hotels We Can't Wait to Visit in 2018

As travel editors, there are two questions we’re asked on a consistent basis: “Do you travel a lot?” (Yes, and it’s wonderful.) and, “Where are you …

Five Essential Apps for Your Mac

Apps designed for the Mac often don't get as much attention as apps for iOS, even though there are dozens of super useful, must-have Mac apps out there.<p>In our latest YouTube video, we took a look at five of the most useful Mac apps that may have gone under your radar. If you don't already own these …

Apps