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Public transit may not bring a high risk of coronavirus transmission, research suggests - depending on which precautions you take

Public transit may not bring a high risk of coronavirus transmission, research suggests - depending on which precautions you take

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Riding public transit could be a lower-risk activity than going to the gym or returning to the office, new research suggests. But people with long commutes have a higher risk...
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An aerospace startup just won a contract to develop an Air Force One jet that can travel at Mach 5. Here's an early look at the engine that could rocket from New York to Paris in 90 minutes

An aerospace startup just won a contract to develop an Air Force One jet that can travel at Mach 5. Here's an early look at the engine that could rocket from New York to Paris in 90 minutes

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Aerospace startup Hermeus just won a US Air Force contract to develop a presidential jet that can travel at Mach 5, or five times the speed of sound. The hypersonic Air Force...
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These sealed individual work pods with air purifiers show what returning to the office could look like

These sealed individual work pods with air purifiers show what returning to the office could look like

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

White collar employees around the world suddenly began working remotely en masse as the coronavirus pandemic closed offices. While workers are already being asked to return in...
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I lived in four apartments within a kilometer of the explosion in Beirut yesterday. Two of them are now completely destroyed

I lived in four apartments within a kilometer of the explosion in Beirut yesterday. Two of them are now completely destroyed

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

I lived in Beirut for 10 years. Yesterday's explosion was so big it destroyed two of my apartments and likely condemned a third. My former landlord was the nicest, most honest...
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The Lebanese economy in freefall - a photo essay

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Photojournalist Achilleas Zavallis travels to Lebanon and finds a country struggling with the effects of economic decline and mismanagement. Inflation is out of control...
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Stock Market Mixed, As Trump Sets Midnight Deadline On Tariffs

9 days ago   |   Roi Investing

U.S. stock indexes were mixed in late morning trade Thursday, amid reports that President Trump was poised to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum from Europe, Mexico and...
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Video - Neymar fires PSG ahead against Saint-Etienne

14 days ago   |   CaughtOffside   |   2 articles

Paris Saint-Germain had been up against it in their French Cup match against Saint-Etienne in the early exchanges, but cometh the hour, cometh the man. Neymar's off-field...
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Jeffrey Epstein's luxurious $61 million Gulfstream G550 private jet was just put on the market

15 days ago   |   Business Insider

A Gulfstream G550 private jet used extensively by Jeffrey Epstein is on the market. Epstein was a known jet setter, often flying between residences in New York, Paris, New...
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Investment on level “never seen before” required to meet Paris Climate Agreement

15 days ago   |   Energy Voice

An “unprecedented” level of investment will be needed in the coming years to ensure countries can meet the requirements set out in the Paris Climate Agreement.
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Why we haven't had supersonic commercial jets since the Concorde

16 days ago   |   Business Insider

The Concorde changed the way we traveled 40 years ago by drastically cutting flight times between Europe and the US. The Concorde retired in 2003, and there's yet to be a...
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Prince Harry accuses social media companies of creating ‘crisis of hate'

Prince Harry accuses social media companies of creating ‘crisis of hate'

Harry and Meghan are calling on companies to withdraw advertising from social media platforms until change comes about The Duke of Sussex has accused social media platforms of... Read more ...

Trump implementing a payroll tax cut through executive order would blow a...

Trump implementing a payroll tax cut through executive order would blow a hole in Social Security and Medicare's finances, economists warn

Economists are warning that if Trump enacts a payroll tax cut, it would weaken the shaky finances of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds. It's unclear whether the... Read more ...

'The recovery didn't stop, but it slowed': Here's what 5 economists are...

'The recovery didn't stop, but it slowed': Here's what 5 economists are saying following July's jobs report

The July jobs report released Friday showed that US employers added 1.8 million jobs during the month and that the unemployment rate declined to 10.2%. That beat economist... Read more ...

What you need to know about Maine's US Senate election between Susan Collins...

What you need to know about Maine's US Senate election between Susan Collins and Sara Gideon

GOP Sen. Susan Collins of Maine is facing the toughest re-election battle of her career against Maine State House Speaker Sara Gideon. For decades, Collins has cultivated a... Read more ...

Tencent tumbles 10% following Trump's executive order targeting TikTok and...

Tencent tumbles 10% following Trump's executive order targeting TikTok and WeChat

Tencent stock tanked as much as 10% on Friday following President Trump's executive order targeting its WeChat app. The order arrived in tandem with a similar order against... Read more ...

Salisbury Races: Tips, racecards, odds and betting preview for Sunday's...

Salisbury Races: Tips, racecards, odds and betting preview for Sunday's racing live on ITV

SUNNY Salisbury welcomes the ITV cameras on Sunday afternoon. Four races come under the microscope, and why the field sizes may be a tad disappointing, there are a few betting... Read more ...

Google is discontinuing the Pixel 4 and 4 XL already

Google is discontinuing the Pixel 4 and 4 XL already

Google's not hanging around - fresh from announcing the Google Pixel 4A, which is shaping up to be a mid-range hit, it's clearing the decks as far as its Pixel flagships go... Read more ...

Inside Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's new life in Los Angeles

Inside Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's new life in Los Angeles

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been living in LA since the end of March. So far, much of their time in LA has been spent in isolation as they ride out the pandemic with... Read more ...

After months of fighting with Apple, Facebook is finally launching its...

After months of fighting with Apple, Facebook is finally launching its gaming app on iOS - without any games

Facebook is launching its Facebook Gaming app on iOS, four months after it launched on Android. Although the app is primarily for streaming games, it has a small component... Read more ...

Trump's vaguely-worded executive order targeting Tencent initially wiped $45...

Trump's vaguely-worded executive order targeting Tencent initially wiped $45 billion off its value

Tencent's stock fell as much as 10% after Trump issued a vaguely-worded executive order banning US individuals and companies from doing business with its chat app WeChat. A... Read more ...