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The US Navy submarine force could sink the Chinese fleet and save Taiwan, but at the cost of a quarter of its boats

David Axe, Forbes StaffI write about ships, planes, tanks, drones, missiles and satellites If and when China attacks Taiwan, the U.S. Navy’s submarines could be the first defenders to take shots at the Chinese invasion fleet. How many Chinese ships the American attack boats can sink, and how quickly, could make all the difference in the … Tiếp tục đọc

14 Nobel Prize-Winning Authors

By Erin McCarthy The Swedish Academy has been awarding Nobel Prizes in Literature since 1901; in 2022, it awarded the prize to French author Annie Ernaux “for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements, and collective restraints of personal memory.” Here are a few laureates whose books you might want to consider picking up. 1. Pearl … Tiếp tục đọc

New York approves composting of human bodies

By James FitzGerald New York has become the latest US state to allow so-called human composting. A person can now have their body turned into soil after their death – which is seen as an environmentally friendly alternative to a burial or cremation. Also known as “natural organic reduction”, the practice sees a body decompose … Tiếp tục đọc

Volodymyr Zelensky and ‘the spirit of Ukraine’ named Time’s 2022 ‘Person of the Year’

REBECCA COREY Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and “the spirit of Ukraine” have been named Time’s 2022 “Person of the Year,” the magazine announced Wednesday. The 44-year-old leader became a symbol of Ukrainian resiliency and resistance in the weeks and months after Russia began bombing the former Soviet country, on Feb. 24 “This year’s choice was … Tiếp tục đọc

Older adults who sleep less are more likely to develop multiple chronic diseases

New research shows the importance of protecting and prioritizing sleep as you age By Julia Ries FAST FACTS : Older adults who sleep just five hours a night or fewer have a greater risk of developing more than one chronic disease, new research shows. The findings underscore the importance of healthy sleep patterns throughout life, … Tiếp tục đọc

Watch ‘How an Electric Car Works? Its Parts & Functions’

How does an Electric Car Works? Its Parts & Functions Explained Electric cars work by plugging into a charge point and taking electricity from the grid. They store electricity in a rechargeable battery that powers an electric motor, which spins the wheels. Electric cars run faster than vehicles with conventional fuel engines – so they … Tiếp tục đọc

Making daylight saving permanent could drastically reduce deer collisions, study finds

By Evan Bush Wildlife and vehicle collision data from 23 states indicate drivers would hit and kill 37,000 fewer deer if the U.S. stuck to daylight saving time year-round. It would also prevent dozens of human deaths. Drivers would hit and kill 37,000 fewer deer each year if the United States stuck to daylight saving … Tiếp tục đọc

Melos ơi, chạy nhanh lên ! Dazai Osamu

Nguyên tác : Hashire, Merosu ! Dazai Osamu là nhà văn Nhật Bản tiêu biểu cho thời kỳ vừa chấm dứt Thế chiến thứ Hai ở Nhật. Ông thường được nhắc tới như một thành viên tiêu biểu trong văn phái Buraiha (Vô Lại Phái) của Nhật Bản. Dazai dùng lối viết giản dị như câu nói thường ngày. Những tác phẩm … Tiếp tục đọc

Book by mom of six puts onus on men to stop unwanted pregnancies

Sarah McCammon During Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings in 2018, writer Gabrielle Blair was watching — and going “absolutely bonkers, just hearing man after man grandstanding about abortion.” “It’s so clear to me they don’t understand the issue,” Blair told NPR. “They don’t understand that real people are going to be affected by … Tiếp tục đọc

Flooded Tesla EVs from hurricane Ian exploding all over Florida

Thom Taylor In the aftermath of the devastating Hurricane Ian in Florida, things are going from bad to worse. The destruction is massive, and also ongoing. That’s because even though the hurricane occurred over a week ago, its after-effects are mounting. These include the instances of Tesla EVs exploding into flames around the state. The mixture of … Tiếp tục đọc

China’s Semiconductor Industry ‘Decapitated Overnight’: What ‘Annihilation Looks Like’

AJ Fabino The Biden administration unveiled a comprehensive strategy last week to move the U.S. forward and hold China back in the production of advanced semiconductors, virtually eliminating China’s semi industry overnight, escalating the high-tech battle with Beijing. “Every American executive and engineer working in China’s semiconductor manufacturing industry resigned yesterday, paralyzing Chinese manufacturing overnight,” wrote Twitter user @lidangzzz, … Tiếp tục đọc

Screening procedure fails to prevent colon cancer deaths in large study

Immanual John Milton / Bloomberg Colonoscopy screening exams that are recommended for older US adults failed to reduce the risk of death from colon cancer in a 10-year study that questions the benefits of the common procedure. While people who underwent the exam were 18% less likely to develop colon cancer, the overall death rate … Tiếp tục đọc

4 colors that attract mosquitoes into the home – and those that repel them

By Megan Slack / Homes & Gardens Mosquito season is here – experts urge against these colors to discourage the pest from your home The pesky mosquito is more than a nuisance – it is a pest that can, at best, cause an annoying bite – and, at worst, spread disease. It is, therefore, understandable … Tiếp tục đọc

Daily ‘breath training’ can work as well as medicine to reduce high blood pressure

(npr.org) It’s well known that weightlifting can strengthen our biceps and quads. Now, there’s accumulating evidence that strengthening the muscles we use to breathe is beneficial too. New research shows that a daily dose of muscle training for the diaphragm and other breathing muscles helps promote heart health and reduces high blood pressure. “The muscles … Tiếp tục đọc

Study: Californians are the least-generous tippers in the nation

While California has its fair share of high rollers, not everyone is willing to share the wealth, a new report on restaurant tipping shows. According to Toast Inc.’s second-quarter Restaurant Trends report, tips are up nearly 10% nationwide compared to last year. Toast is point-of-sale software that restaurants and other businesses can use to ring up customers. … Tiếp tục đọc

Why You Should Walk for at Least Two Minutes After Every Single Meal

By Tanner Garrity According to new research published in the journal Sports Medicine, going for even the shortest of walks after a meal has a positive impact on one’s heart health. For years, researchers have extolled the benefits of a 15-minute “digestive stroll.” Gentle postprandial movement has been credited with speeding up movement in the gastrointestinal tract and … Tiếp tục đọc

Multivitamins, supplements a ‘waste of money’ for most people

Vitamins and supplements that countless people take to improve their health are just a waste of money, a new study contends. Researchers from Northwestern University say their health benefits are mainly in the mind and some may even do more harm than good. According to the CDC, nearly six in 10 Americans regularly took dietary … Tiếp tục đọc

6 benefits of drinking pickle juice

Carrie Madormo, RN Is pickle juice good for you? It can be! Read on to learn about the benefits of drinking the brine. When you finish the last pickle, don’t toss that leftover juice! There are plenty of things to do with pickle juice. Drinking it has several health benefits, like pain relief and regulating blood … Tiếp tục đọc

Starving Cancer Cells Of Sugar Could Be The Key To Future Treatment

All the cells in our bodies are programmed to die. As they get older, our cells accumulate toxic molecules that make them sick. In response, they eventually break down and die, clearing the way for new, healthy cells to grow. This “programmed cell death” is a natural and essential part of our wellbeing. Every day, … Tiếp tục đọc

Catholic Exorcists Say They Are Overloaded With ‘Possessed’ People: Study

Shira Li Bartov Burnout does not discriminate across professions, according to a new survey of Catholic exorcists who say they feel overworked and under-supported. A survey of 120 Italian exorcists by the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, a Vatican-approved university in Rome, found that they were overwhelmed by a growing number of “possessed” people. Researcher Giuseppe … Tiếp tục đọc

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