How solar power is changing lives in Africa

How solar power is changing lives in Africa

In June 2018, Bouake, the second largest city of Cote d’Ivoire, suffered its first-ever shutdown of domestic water supply. The country’s dammed lake, which supplies 70 percent of the city’s water supply, completely ran dry. According to many experts, this was yet-again another consequence of climate change. As a result of the drought, the people […]

Elon Musk: High-speed, futuristic LA area travel tunnel almost ready

Elon Musk: High-speed, futuristic LA area travel tunnel almost ready

HAWTHORNE, Calif. — Are Los Angeles area residents a step closer to a shorter commute? Is science-fiction closer to reality? On Twitter Sunday, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said an underground travel tunnel designed to ease L.A. traffic was close to completion. Opens Dec 10 — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 22, 2018 The first tunnel […]

49ers 'have to reassess' Matt Breida's ankle after limited action vs. Rams

49ers 'have to reassess' Matt Breida's ankle after limited action vs. Rams

SANTA CLARA — 49ers running back Matt Breida might have to get healthier before returning to the field.  After the 49ers’ close 33-30 loss to the Packers last week, Breida said he would have to be “in a wheelchair to not go.” He ended the evening in Green Bay with 14 carries for 61 yards. It […]

Saudi Arabia Summit Loses Its Swagger as Elites Question Kingdom

Saudi Arabia Summit Loses Its Swagger as Elites Question Kingdom

(Bloomberg) — It’s an investment summit in the shadow of a killing: stripped of the glitz and glamour of business titans who last year flew in to woo a young prince and be a part of his grand plans to transform his country’s economy. Hosted by the kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund, the three-day conference that […]

Razer Phone 2 hands-on review — Holding its own against Apple's best

Razer Phone 2 hands-on review — Holding its own against Apple's best

Razer unveiled its second-generation Razer Phone 2 earlier this month in a bid to beat Apple in providing the best smartphone for gamers. The $800 device has a 120-hertz display and an 8-millisecond response time, making it faster than Apple’s most-competitive iPhone XS and XS Max phones when it comes to refreshing the screen for […]

Opinion: Celebrity status powerful, should be aware of influence

Opinion: Celebrity status powerful, should be aware of influence

Editor’s note: This article is a part of a head-to-head. Read the other article here.  Opinions are everywhere. Everyone has them, and everyone has the right to voice them. Just like all people are created equal, all opinions must be equal. While we hold this idea true under the law, the opinions of some seem […]

'Novel 3D bioprinting tech to create artificial blood vessels, organ tissue'

'Novel 3D bioprinting tech to create artificial blood vessels, organ tissue'

By: PTI | Washington | Published: October 22, 2018 12:26:59 pm (Representative/Illustration) Scientists have developed a 3D printing technique that can recreate the complex geometry of blood vessels, and could one day be used to produce artificial arteries and organ tissues. A study, published in the journal Nature Communications, outlines a layer-by-layer printing method that […]

Author of critical book on Egypt's economy arrested: sources, wife

Author of critical book on Egypt's economy arrested: sources, wife

Egyptian police on Sunday arrested the author of a book about Egypt’s economy on charges of publishing false news, security sources and the author’s wife said, Reuters reports. Abdul Khalik Farouk’s detention came days after local media reported that draft copies of his book, “Is Egypt Really a Poor Country?”, which includes criticism of the government’s […]