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Monday, July 22, 2024

Airlines have fallen back in love with the Airbus A380. Here’s...

1. Emirates An Emirates flight attendant behind the bar on an A380. Pete Syme/Business Insider Dubai's airline is by far and away the world's largest operator of the A380. According to ch-aviation, Emirates has 118, of which 27 are in storage or maintenance.This means that it owns 61% of the world's active A380s.It's a tough…

Destroyer captain says the US Navy’s Red Sea fight is more...

The US Navy has spent months battling Houthi missiles and drones threatening warships and civilian vessels alike in a high-tempo operating environment that has been described as the most intense combat the sea service has seen in nearly eight decades.One American warship very familiar with the Houthi threat is the destroyer USS Mason, which just…

OpenAI’s big idea to increase the safety of its tech is...

OpenAI has a new technique for getting AI models to be more transparent about their thought processes: Getting them to talk to each other.The company showcased the research behind the technique this week and will unveil more details in a forthcoming paper, according to Wired.The gist is that putting two AI models in discussion with…

Rucking is a buzzy fitness trend so I tried it. I’m...

As a person who does a lot of walking and a lot of weight lifting, I thought rucking — walking while carrying a heavy weight in a backpack — would be a breeze. I was wrong.Rucking has been a popular military training tool for decades. It's a staple for both the US Army and the…

4 traits shared by fit and active older people, according to...

But CDC data suggests that most people don't do the 150 to 300 minutes of moderate physical activity or 75 to 150 minutes of vigorous physical activity each week that the US Department of Health and Human Services recommends.Lauren Hurst, a personal trainer who specializes in older people (her eldest client is 96), told Business…

My child is neurodivergent and traveling can be hard. We do...

Two years ago, my then 4-year-old son, Oscar, was diagnosed with severe anxiety and as having features of pathological demand avoidance, a nervous system disability that presents as a pattern of behavior in which kids go to extremes to ignore or avoid following ordinary rules. A direction as simple as "stow your tray table and…

Big-dollar Democratic donors are split: Hold the line or abandon Biden?

Calls from major Democratic donors urging President Joe Biden to step down from his campaign have only increased since the president's stumbling debate performance in late June.Netflix cofounder Reed Hastings and philanthropist Gideon Stein are among some big-dollar donors who have slammed their checkbooks shut to pressure Biden to drop out of the race.Still, those…

‘Longlegs’ isn’t based on a true story, but it has a...

People can't stop talking about "Longlegs," the new horror movie from the indie studio Neon starring Nicolas Cage as a devil-worshipping serial killer.The movie, from writer-director Oz Perkins, centers on Lee Harker ("It Follows" star Maika Monroe), an FBI agent with apparent psychic abilities who's pulled in on a long-cold case of serial murders all…
Best 4K TV for 2024

Best 4K TV for 2024

$298 at Walmart Best budget 4K TV for picture quality Vizio V-Series View details Show 1 more What are the best 4K TVs right now?When it comes to TVs, there's no shortage of options to choose from -- both online and in-store. 2024 TVs are available now -- meaning many of last year's models are…
FCC closes “final loopholes” that keep prison phone prices exorbitantly high

FCC closes “final loopholes” that keep prison phone prices exorbitantly high

Enlarge / A telephone in a prison. The Federal Communications Commission today voted to lower price caps on prison phone calls and closed a loophole that allowed prison telecoms to charge high rates for intrastate calls. Today's vote will cut the price of interstate calls in half and set price caps on intrastate calls for…

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