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Sunken boats. Stolen gear. Fishermen are prey as China conquers a strategic sea

By SHASHANK BENGALI, VO KIEU BAO UYEN LY SON, Vietnam —   On a warm, cloudless morning in June, a giant vessel blasted through the still waters of the South China Sea toward a wooden fishing boat painted in cerulean blue and flying the red flag of Vietnam. The veteran fishing captain cranked up the engine to flee, but … Tiếp tục đọc

The Gray-Hair Revolution Has Begun

By Deanna Pai Going gray can often feel like an emotional roller coaster. A few silver strands? No big deal. But once there’s nothing but gray growing in at your roots, things can feel a little more dire—or at least they used to. Elizabeth Collins was 13 years old when she started going gray. As any teenager … Tiếp tục đọc

More Huawei sanctions go into effect on Sept 15. What does that mean?

The US government initiated a number of additional sanctions against Huawei earlier this year, targeting the smartphone manufacturer’s ability to produce phones and associated components. Some of these sanctions go into effect from today, September 15, 2020. What does this mean for Huawei and its customers? No more flagship Kirin processors The White House issued … Tiếp tục đọc

Do Russia’s Sunken Nuclear Submarines Pose Environmental Danger?

BY KYLE MIZOKAMI SEP 4, 2020 There’s radioactive fuel hanging at the bottom of the sea. Two ex-Soviet nuclear submarines, K-27 and K-159, lie at the bottom of the Barents Sea. The wrecked ships still have their radioactive fuel sources aboard, which experts worry could leak into the environment. The Russian government has vowed to clean up the wrecks, but the work … Tiếp tục đọc

The Strategic Significance of Vietnam-US Oil and Gas Cooperation

By Le Hong Hiep Partnering with American firms would shrink Vietnam’s trade surplus with the US—and help Hanoi hold the line in the South China Sea. As a fast-growing economy, Vietnam’s demand for energy is projected to increase by between 8.5 and 9.5 percent annually over the next five years. Together with the need to reduce its … Tiếp tục đọc

Yes, you can safely sanitize masks in your rice cooker

By Courtney Linder             With face masks here to stay for the long haul, that means you’ll have to wash them consistently like any other piece of clothing—and disinfect them, too. But if you don’t have access to a washing machine to clean your cloth covering, now you have another option: rice … Tiếp tục đọc

The Odds of Catching Covid on a Flight Are Slim

By Faye Flam   Faye Flam is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist. She has written for the Economist, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Psychology Today, Science and other publications. She has a degree in geophysics from the California Institute of Technology.         If you decide to fly, the odds that you … Tiếp tục đọc

Dalai Lama: We Must Act as One to Preserve Our World

BY DALAI LAMA               This planet is our only home. Environmental experts say that over the next few decades, global warming will reach such a level that many water resources will go dry. So ecology and combatting global warming are very important. For example, my country, Tibet, is the ultimate source of … Tiếp tục đọc

Breathing or talking may be the most common ways coronavirus is spread

By CONNOR BOYD HEALTH REPORTER FOR MAILONLINE PUBLISHED: 09:45 EDT, 3 June 2020 | UPDATED: 10:08 EDT, 3 June 2020   Study found Covid patients exhale millions of viral particles per hour in breath Suggests breathing and talking main source of transmission along with coughs Scientists said people were unlikely to catch virus from contaminated surfaces Here’s how to help people … Tiếp tục đọc

Scientists : Nail technicians are up to ‘100 times more at risk of cancer’

    Nail technicians are exposed to dangerously high levels of chemicals thought to cause cancer, research suggests. Scientists studied six salons and found their air contained formaldehyde and other toxic compounds. Concentrations were beyond what is deemed safe to avoid several forms of cancer, including squamous cell carcinoma, Hodgkin’s lymphoma and leukaemia. And exposure … Tiếp tục đọc

The death of DSLRs is near

      Two decades ago, DSLRs were introduced to replace film cameras. With only a few megapixels, very short battery life, and an overall low quality, it was only natural that most photographers were very skeptical at first. It took a few generations until digital cameras were fully accepted and analog photography was left … Tiếp tục đọc

Work-life balance in the middle of the ocean

            In the North Atlantic Ocean stands an 826,733-ton (750,000 tonnes) engineering feat: a man-made island that, day and night, plays its part in supplying the world with energy. Welcome to Hebron, one of the world’s largest offshore oil production platforms and a truly unique place. First, take its location … Tiếp tục đọc

As another bomber crash lands, is Russia’s military hardware falling apart?

        by Kyle Mizokami / PopularMechanics A Russian bomber crew successfully landed their stricken aircraft in a field after the one of the airplane’s engines failed. The Tu-22M3 bomber was put down away from populated areas and Russia’s air force is now trying to figure out how to recover it for repairs. … Tiếp tục đọc

Five ways to stop feeling tired all the time

  Sleepiness is one thing, but tiredness can be caused by stress, pain or habitually poor lifestyle choices. Here’s how to feel more rested     Figure out if you’re tired or sleepy “It’s important to recognise that there’s a difference between tiredness and sleepiness,” says Hugh Selsick, chair of the Sleep Working Group at the Royal … Tiếp tục đọc

Why so many Americans are turning to Buddhism

  The ancient Eastern religion is helping Westerners with very modern mental-health problems.     The Atlantic | Olga Khazan, a staff writer at The Atlantic   Dressed in flowing gold robes, the bald female meditation teacher told us to do nothing. We were to sit silently in our plastic chairs, close our eyes, and focus on … Tiếp tục đọc

Why Vietnam Needs Six Airlines

  Ralph Jennings – Contributor – Asia / Forbes     Vietnam already supports five operating commercial airlines and a sixth is on the way. That’s because so many of the country’s newly minted middle class is literally going places. Vietnam’s civil aviation authority estimates air passenger traffic will reach 131 million by 2020 following average growth … Tiếp tục đọc

Criminals use wireless signals to steal cars

    (Extracted from “5 impressive ways criminal use wireless signals to steal everything – even your car” by Courtney Lender / PopularMechanics)   Imagine coming home after a long day of work, kicking off your shoes, setting your key fob on the table, and heading to bed. Sounds pretty normal. Sounds pretty boring. Now imagine waking … Tiếp tục đọc

Here’s How Sleep Removes Poisons From Your Brain, Protecting You From Alzheimer’s as Nothing Else Can

  By Minda Zetlin, co-author of “The Geek Gap”   During deep sleep, a unique and mysterious process clears the toxins that cause Alzheimer’s out of your brain     The more we learn about sleep, the more important we know it is to brain function. We even know that not enough uninterrupted sleep can increase … Tiếp tục đọc

Missing for 30 years, a rare deer species is rediscovered in Vietnam

        In southern Vietnam, an unusual house cat-sized deer relative has escaped the efforts of wildlife biologists. While local lore suggested it was still around, attempts to find one alive had failed—and even a dead specimen hadn’t been seen in 30 years. But in research reported today in Nature Ecology & Evolution, the … Tiếp tục đọc

Into the land of Indigo (in Vietnam) * photographer Réhahn

      When I first met the H’Mông, one of Vietnam’s most well-known ethnic groups, I was inspired to learn more about their traditional way of dyeing fabrics for my Indigo Collection of photographs. The H’Mông are praised for their beautiful clothing that is handcrafted with sustainable techniques. This article gives insight into the … Tiếp tục đọc

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