Ornella Sinigaglia

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Trade war backfire: Steel tariff shrapnel hits U.S. farmers

KANE COUNTY, Ill. (Reuters) - Lucas Strom, who runs a century-old family farm in rural Illinois, canceled an order to buy a new $71,000 grain storage bin last month - after the seller raised the price 5 percent in a day.<p>Illinois grain farmer Lucas Strom checks on his tractor inside his barn in …

Tariffs

What if China corners the cobalt market?

COBALT derives its name from Kobold, a mischievous German goblin who, according to legend, lurks underground. For centuries it vexed medieval miners …

The Cambridge Analytica files: the story so far

What is the company accused of, how is Facebook involved and what is the Brexit link?<p><b>What are the allegations against Cambridge Analytica?</b><br>The data analytics firm used personal information harvested from more than 50 million Facebook profiles without permission to build a system that could target US …

AggregateIQ: the obscure Canadian tech firm and the Brexit data riddle

Documents released last week shed more light on the puzzle of the company’s links to Cambridge Analytica<p>‘Find Christopher Wylie.” That instruction – 13 months ago – came from the very first ex-Cambridge Analytica employee I met. He was unequivocal. Wylie would have answers to the two questions that …

Christopher Wylie

New augmented reality news apps actually understand AR

Back in September 2015, <i>The New Yorker</i> published a parody video introducing a “mind-blowing VR app” in which users could read a digitally recreated …

Christopher Steele, the Man Behind the Trump Dossier

How the ex-spy tried to warn the world about Trump’s ties to Russia.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>In January, after a long day at his London office, Christopher Steele, the former spy turned private investigator, was stepping off a …

Russia

Yes, bacon really is killing us

Decades’ worth of research proves that chemicals used to make bacon do cause cancer. So how did the meat industry convince us it was safe? By Bee Wilson<p>There was a little cafe I used to go to that did the best bacon sandwiches. They came in a soft and pillowy white bap. The bacon, thick-cut from a …

Sandwiches

To Our Readers

<b>How we will continue to inform and inspire you in 2018</b><p>The world in 2018 will be full of dramatic change, improbable victories, and game-changing breakthroughs. Elections will be won and lost. Olympians will be hailed. Cryptocurrencies will rise and fall. And technology will continue to inexorably …

Fake News

NBC waited for green light from lawyers before airing Trump video

By Paul Farhi<p>, Reporter<p>NBC News was aware of video footage of Donald Trump making lewd and disparaging remarks about women for nearly four days, a network executive said Saturday, but held onto the recording until lawyers finished reviewing the material.<p>The network’s caution led to an awkward …

Twitter Is Betting Everything on Jack Dorsey. Will It Work?

Less than a year into his return as C.E.O., one thing is clear: the company’s fortunes are indelibly tied to those of its controversial co-founder.<p>“I ’m leaving the company in two weeks,” Dick Costolo said abruptly, his face stricken, his fingers banging the wood-slab table before him. Costolo, the …

The Ultimate Guide to Roasting Your Vegetables

Your oven is about to do a happy dance...if that were possible.<p>Everyone—even if you don't cook very often—needs to master roasted vegetables. And, to be honest, there's not even that much to master: just some chopping, seasoning, and adding a bit of fat. For firm but tender veg with a nicely …

Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

Art

Celebrate Twins Day With Vintage Photos of Identical Twins

Caption from LIFE. At a party, teen-agers of the Bounds twins' set munch doughnuts and sip Cokes whenever they are not d<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Nina Leen—The …

These images of the star-smeared sky aren't what you think (pictures)

27 Powerful Pieces Of Graffiti That Paint Greece's Frustration Amidst Crisis

Greece’s debt crisis reached new heights last month as the government in Athens and the country's international creditors engaged in contentious negotiations over a third bailout in exchange for new austerity measures.<p>Some Greeks have weighed in on the crisis in a highly visual way -- with colorful …

Europe