NASA’s return to the Moon starts with launching a microwave-size cube

In the coming years, NASA will be busy at the moon. A giant rocket will loft a capsule with no astronauts aboard around the moon and back, perhaps before the end of summer. A parade of robotic landers will drop off experiments on the moon to collect reams of scientific data, especially about water ice … Read more

We’re Sorry, But We Can’t Return Your Money Right Now: Crypto Market Talk

Cryptos excruciating week has traders bracing for the next crisis It was one of the most dramatic weeks in the short history of the cryptocurrency market, bookended by the type of declarations investors fear the most from their counterparts: We’re sorry, but we just can’t return your money right now. In between, a nascent technocratic … Read more

Ahead of Worlds, Javelin champ Neeraj Chopra hopes to work towards Tokyo magic in much-awaited return

For javelin throwers participating at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku, Finland, there’s always an added incentive. Breaking the Finnish national record at the spiritual home of javelin throw entitles one to a major bonus. Four years ago, throwers who went past 93.09 meters were promised the title deed to an island. This wasn’t a … Read more

From security to uncertainty: Post Covid, many elderly return to workforce

This, too, is a Covid effect. Pushed out of their comfort zones by a pandemic that took away their financial security, many people in the twilight of their lives or recently retired are returning to the workforce – be it taking tuitions, applying for office assistant posts or setting up a hawker cart. The reasons … Read more

After a political storm, gay days return to Disney

Last Friday evening, about 6,000 people — almost all of them gay men — poured into a Walt Disney World water park near Orlando, Florida. Each had spent $100 or more on tickets for a private, adults-only Pride bacchanal called Riptide. “For one night, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park becomes entirely yours for the party … Read more

Workers grapple with new stresses as they return to office

Last summer, Julio Carmona started the process of weaning himself off a fully remote work schedule by showing up to the office once a week. The new hybrid schedule at his job at a state agency in Stratford, Connecticut, still enabled him to spend time cooking dinner for his family and taking his teenage daughter … Read more

musk: Back with the banned: Do Twitter’s exiles return under Musk?

SAN FRANCISCO: QAnon loyalists, Covid deniers, neo-Nazis and a former American president: The list of people banned from Twitter is long, but their exile could soon come to an end if Elon Musk’s $44 billion offer for the platform is approved. Musk, the world’s richest man and the owner of SpaceX and Tesla, calls himself … Read more

Inside Twitter, fears Musk will return platform to its early troubles

Elon Musk had a plan to buy Twitter and undo its content-modulation policies. On Tuesday, just a day after reaching his $44 billion deal to buy the company, Musk was already at work on his agenda. He tweeted that past moderation decisions by a top Twitter lawyer were “obviously incredibly inappropriate.” Later, he shared a … Read more