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Si te mueres, es culpa tuya: el libro que desvela nuestro gran problema con la salud

En el año 2000, a la escritora <b>Barbara Ehrenreich</b>, que por aquel entonces tenía 61 años, se le diagnosticó un cáncer de pecho. El resultado de su …

El futuro de Google no es Android, es algo mucho más importante

Google es una empresa joven y también es una empresa enorme. Aunque pueda parecer que lleva con nosotros desde los iconos de la informática personal …

How Syria Came to This

A story of ethnic and sectarian conflict, international connivance, and above all civilian suffering<p>Seven years of horrific twists and turns in the Syrian Civil War make it hard to remember that it all started with a little graffiti.<p>In March 2011, four children in the southern city of Der’a …

Middle East

Gulf Stream system at its weakest in 1,600 years, study shows

<b>(CNN) —</b> A key component of the global oceanic circulatory system, which includes the Atlantic's Gulf Stream, is at its weakest in more than 1,600 years, a new study has found.<p>Research recently published in science journal Nature by the University College London (UCL) and Woods Hole Oceanographic …

Climate Change

The Zuckerberg hearings were a wasted opportunity

Over the past two days, members of Congress have peppered Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg with questions about how the platform manages users' privacy, what went wrong with Cambridge Analytica and what it's doing to strengthen protections going forward. These two hearings lasted a combined 10-plus …

Internet

The SteelSeries Arctis Pro lineup is a new high-water mark in comfort and quality

SteelSeries has two new Arctis Pro gaming headsets out, and they pack a lot of tech and versatility into a comfortable, visually attractive package. The SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless and Arctis Pro + GameDAC are both incredibly capable headsets that deliver terrific sound, and depending on your …

Audiophile

Así ha batido Andalucía a Madrid como segunda potencia exportadora

Andalucía ha adelantado por primera vez a Madrid en volumen de exportaciones en el año 2017, con 31.000 millones frente a 30.360, situándose solo por …

Pensamiento crítico - La propuesta de Cs para eliminar la precariedad es un ataque a la clase trabajadora

<b>Vicenç Navarro</b><i><br>Catedrático de Ciencias Políticas y Políticas Públicas. Universitat Pompeu Fabra</i>Ciudadanos es un partido que ha pasado a gozar de una …

Los 11 mejores documentales sobre negocios en Netflix

Si tienes algo de tiempo libre pero no te apetece ponerte con la última serie o drama, allá van nuestras recomendaciones: Netflix tiene verdaderas …

Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Pedestrian in Arizona, Where Robots Roam

SAN FRANCISCO — Arizona officials saw opportunity when Uber and other companies began testing driverless cars a few years ago. Promising to keep oversight light, they invited the companies to test their robotic vehicles on the state’s roads.<p>Then on Sunday night, an autonomous car operated by Uber — …

Autonomous Cars

China se convierte en 'Black Mirror': los ciudadanos con bajo "Crédito Social" no podrán usar aviones ni trenes

En octubre de 2017 nos enteramos que China estaba por implementar <b>un sistema de puntaje ciudadano basado en la confiabilidad</b>, el cual aplicaría para …

What to look for if you're buying a TV for gaming

Most TV makers (and buyers' guides, for that matter) assume you're buying a set for the sake of enjoying movies or shows, and that's understandable. But what if you're more interested in playing <i>Monster Hunter World</i> than watching <i>Murder on the Orient Expres</i>s? Your criteria can sometimes be very …

Así son los nuevos televisores Samsung QLED para 2018

2018 está siendo un año "raro" en el mercado de los televisores. En el CES de enero vimos mucho prototipo: la tele OLED de 88 pulgadas y 8K de LG, …

Bloodborne Guide: Which Class Is Best For You?

From Software's critically acclaimed action-RPG Bloodborne is one of the PlayStation Plus free games of March 2018, which means there's going to be a multitude of newcomers playing the game for the first time. When you start the game, you'll notice that it's not your typical action-RPG in that it …

'Ciao' a la socialdemocracia: los obreros se hacen de derechas

Contaba hace unas semanas en privado el comisario <b>Arias Cañete</b> que la Unión Europea (UE) se encontraba en una situación <b>impensable</b> hace pocos años. Los …

10 Cheap, Under The Radar Travel Ideas You Can Actually Afford

We've all been shamed by statistics for not taking advantage of our vacation days. What do numbers know about living expenses anyways? Saving money …

Loneliness

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

Review: Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

It’s been more than a year since Sony changed the game for consoles and decided to release a half-upgrade to its PlayStation 4. The PlayStation 4 Pro …

The death of diesel: can struggling industry woo back consumers?

Amid fears about pollution, penalties and bans, buyers are abandoning diesel cars in droves<p>No customers were troubling the Jaguar showroom in Welwyn Garden City on Friday, at the start of what is usually its busiest month.<p>Even one with a car on order had not turned up in the snow, said Mark Lavery, …

Carbon Emissions

10 Diet Mistakes Seriously Slowing Your Metabolism | TODAY.com

You probably don't need scientists to tell you that your metabolism slows with age. But they're studying it anyway—and coming up with exciting research to help rev it up again. The average woman gains 1½ pounds a year during her adult life—enough to pack on 40-plus pounds by her 50s, if she doesn't …

Is the British establishment finally finished?

Aeron Davis has spent 20 years researching Britain’s elite, interviewing more than 350 leaders in business and politics. His conclusion? Their failings are not only damaging society, but undermining the foundations of the establishment itself<p>In his 2014 book The Establishment, Owen Jones explained …

United Kingdom

Ask Engadget: Is a 4K monitor the best choice for my desk?

<i>The support shared between readers in the</i> <i>comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community</i><i>. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything</i> <i>from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fact, our community's knowledge and insights are a</i> …

Crytek’s latest, called Hunt: Showdown, is a strange beast

This hardcore shooter feels a lot like Escape From Tarkov<p>Crytek’s latest game, <i>Hunt: Showdown</i>, is now live on Steam’s Early Access platform. At first glance, it looks a bit like other shooters in the survival or battle royale genre. But if you drop into the game expecting to find the next</i> …

El agujero negro del 23-F: lo que el Rey contó a Vilallonga y no debería

Nunca una biografía autorizada fue tan problemática. Hace ahora 25 años se publicó ‘El Rey’ (1993), ensayo de <b>José Luis de Vilallonga</b> sobre <b>Juan Carlos</b> …

The best smart speakers for music fans

If you're a music fan, the first wave of smart speakers was probably a disappointment. While Alexa and Google Assistant have definitively proven they have a place in the home, the first Echo and Google Home devices were unimpressive when it came to actually playing music. They did the job in a …

Una cadena de locales de masajes eróticos 'legaliza' de facto la prostitución en España

Todos los locales son iguales. Sobrios, discretos, de tonos oscuros y logotipos estilizados. Podría tratarse de cualquier negocio en cadena, da …

Amid the chaos of Syria, will Israel and Iran launch an all-out war?

Neither country will benefit from a new Middle East conflict, but unless they cease military clashes, such as those inside Syria last weekend, hopes of peace remain fragile<p>Tensions between Israel and Iran have hit a new high following last weekend’s unprecedented military clashes inside Syria. The …

Middle East

Los trucos que emplean las cadenas de comida para que gastes más

<b>¿Crees que lo que comes es decisión tuya?</b> Piénsalo de nuevo. Todos sabemos que la comida basura es una de las principales causas de obesidad entre la …

German cities to trial free public transport to cut pollution

Plan to be tested in five cities in effort to meet EU air pollution targets and avoid big fines<p>“Car nation” Germany has surprised neighbours with a radical proposal to reduce road traffic by making public transport free, as Berlin scrambles to meet EU air pollution targets and avoid big fines.<p>The …

Environmentalism

Should we give up half of the Earth to wildlife?

Populations of all kinds of wildlife are declining at alarming speed. One radical solution is to make 50% of the planet a nature reserve<p>The orangutan is one of our planet’s most distinctive and intelligent creatures. It has been observed using primitive tools, such as the branch of a tree, to hunt …

Biodiversity