Mauricio Olivares

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10 Words You Probably Didn’t Know Existed In The English Language

The English language is truly a funny one. While it is one of the most commonly spoken languages in the world, it can also be a rather complicated …

Chile y la iglesia católica: ¿un divorcio sin retorno?

Tras la visita del Papa, el país latinoamericano parece todavía más lejano de la fe. Nuevos antecedentes relacionados con el encubrimiento de abusos …

PS a la deriva

Casi desde la misma noche de la derrota presidencial en la segunda vuelta del 17 de diciembre, que en las huestes del PS se ha pedido una necesaria …

British Veterinary Association launches #breedtobreathe campaign to highlight serious health issues breeds such as pugs and French bulldogs are prone to<p>Vets have urged dog-lovers to think twice about buying squashed-faced dogs such as pugs and French bulldogs, after many would-be owners were found …

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La verdadera responsabilidad del Frente Amplio

El triunfo en segunda vuelta de Sebastián Piñera sobre Alejandro Guillier -por una inesperada diferencia de casi 10 puntos- no sólo puso rápido fin a …

Presidenciales 2017 y la muerte de la Nueva Mayoría

Está demasiado fresco el muerto como para pelearse. Y no me refiero a Guillier sino a la Nueva Mayoría.<p>He leído varias reflexiones sobre el por qué …

Después de la elección ¿existen las derechas e izquierdas?

El origen histórico de esta oposición debe buscarse en un hecho fortuito, la ubicación geográfica de los delegados con diferentes orientaciones …

Bachelet y la derrota estratégica de una generación

Si bien es cierto el triunfo de Piñera se explica por varias razones, entre ellas, que el nuevo Presidente electo representa al chileno medio, en …

17/12: una derrota política y cultural para la centroizquierda

Las presidenciales del pasado 17 de diciembre se desarrollaron entre dos candidatos que no motivaban con sus programas de Gobierno, sus …

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Santa Claus is a New Yorker of Dutch descent who emerged in the early part of the 19th century. Christmas in New York in the late 1700s was a riotous …

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Apple iOS 11 Will Slow Down Your iPhone

Want to upgrade your iPhone or iPad because of poor performance? Close your wallet! New research suggests the fault actually lies with Apple, which has hidden a secret power mode deep inside iOS that deliberately slows your device as it ages…<p><i>Update December 20th</i>: Apple has now admitted to …

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[Opinión] - Humberto Burotto Guevara - Para evaluar el triunfo de Piñera

Para evaluar el triunfo de Piñera<p>Un inobjetable triunfo, una reconstitución conservadora. Al igual que en la primera vuelta electoral el pueblo …

El efecto espuma de las encuestas y la derrota de la Izquierda-TV

Hay tres momentos cruciales de la elección.El primero fue explicado por uno de los causantes. Alejandro Guillier (10 de julio) al criticar las …

Mea culpa: el error de las encuestas en las elecciones presidenciales de 2017

Llegamos a la elección presidencial a ciegas, sin encuestas propiamente electorales que anticipen el resultado de la elección. Las encuestas …

Partido del orden: Q.E.P.D.

En el contexto del remezón político que dejaron las elecciones del domingo, y particularmente los resultados de la votación para renovar el Congreso, …

Ya puedes despedirte de Google Instant Search

Google ha confirmado que eliminará Instant Search del buscador, una de sus características más importantes implantada en los tiempos de Marissa Mayer …

Ubuntu is now available for download on the Windows Store

Microsoft announced at its Build 2017 developer conference earlier this year that Ubuntu would be heading to the Windows Store, and now the popular Linux distro is available to download.<p>Ubuntu — like SUSE Linux and Fedora, the other two forthcoming Linux distros heading to the store — runs in a …

¿Por qué y desde cuándo el domingo es el día de descanso?

La palabra <b>‘domingo’ se deriva del latín dies Dominicus que significa ‘día del Señor’</b>, porque era la jornada cuando los cristianos conmemoraban la</b> …

How to tell when Uber is overcharging you

Late one night in January I took an UberPool home from a bar in Brooklyn. The on-demand car-pooling service Uber launched in 2014 is still a novelty in a city historically dominated by yellow cabs and the other two passengers in my car peppered our driver, Kevin, with questions. They were curious …

Apple, Facebook, Google, and 94 others file opposition to Trump's immigration ban

Tesla conspicuously absent<p>A host of big-name tech companies including Apple, Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Microsoft have filed an amicus brief in a Washington state court opposing Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration. A total of 97 firms put their names to the document, which supports …

How to See Everything Your Browser Knows About You

The second you log onto the internet, you start leaving a trace that’s more telling than you think. Browsers can not only identify where you are in …

Software

Women will have to wait another 170 years to close the wage gap

Women are going to get pay equality — they’ll just have to wait for another 170 years.<p>That’s according to an estimate by the World Economic Forum …

Five Important Things To Do Before You Quit Smoking

Image Credit<p>A recent article published on Huffington Post revealed that cigarette smoking still causes about 443,000 deaths in the US alone. In the report, Dr. Mercola reported that irrespective of age at which the decision is made quitting can be extremely beneficial.<p>Such decision could help avoid …

The Top 10: Accidental Etymologies

We did unexpected etymologies a few years ago, but it is time for another list of words whose present meanings have strayed far from their origins, …

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How Spanish got its ñ - the story behind that "n with a tilde"

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How One Man Dreamed Up Tetris, the Game That Shook the World

<i>In the new book The Tetris Effect, available September 6, veteran tech journalist Dan Ackerman presents the definitive telling of one of the most</i> …

Retrogaming