China Inching Closer To A Nuclear-Powered Base On The Moon

Dec 3, 2022

China is really ramping up its efforts to build a base station on the moon. In December last year, South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported that authorities in charge of the country's space program have moved up the tentative deadline for a lunar station by seven years, with the new target falling somewhere around 2027. Now, fresh reports coming out of China suggest that the country is aiming to build a base station on Earth's sole natural satellite by 2028. In fact, according to The Eura ...read more

6 things you don't need to buy during a recession

Dec 3, 2022

Insider's experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. During an economic downturn, it's crucial to control your spending. Try to avoid taking on new debt you don't need, like a house or car. Look critically at smaller expenses, too — there's no reason to keep paying for things you don't use. ...read more

How The FTX Collapse Could Have A Major Impact On Tom Brady's Net Worth

Dec 3, 2022

Venn-Photo/Shutterstock Of all the public figures that might suffer consequences from the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, a sensible observer might expect the majority to be, well, finance professionals: traders invested heavily in the exchange's FTT token, crypto enthusiasts suffering backlash, so on. Not so much the winningest quarterback in NFL history. And yet! Tom Brady and his ex-wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, are just two of the celebrities being sued over Sam ...read more

African former rebels recruited as mercenaries by the Kremlin-linked Wagner Group have been abandoned in Ukraine, a report says

Dec 3, 2022

Kremlin-linked Wagner Group recruited mercenaries from the Central African Republic to fight in Ukraine. Sources told The Daily Beast that the African fighters were left without money, food, or ammunition. The abandoned fighters are allegedly desperate and have to "steal from civilians" to survive. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you're on the go. Former rebels from the Central African Republic who ...read more

UK university reports loot boxes cause "financial and emotional harm" to children

Dec 3, 2022

Recommends limiting sale to over-18s only. A three-year study into the impact of video game loot boxes on young people has concluded that such mechanics cause "financial and emotional harm" to teenagers and children. The report, published by Newcastle and Loughborough Universities, tracked the gaming habits of 42 families with children aged between five and 17, and interviewed another 30 parents, carers and video game designers. In short, the study found children struggled t ...read more

4 tips for busy moms who want to start investing, from an expert investor and mom of two

Dec 3, 2022

Insider's experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Finance expert Dominique Broadway tells moms who want to start investing that it's never too late. Broadway suggests setting one day each month to spend an hour looking over your investments. She also suggests using apps or automatic transf ...read more

This General Motors Simulator Lets You Experience Driving On The Moon

Dec 3, 2022

Dima Zel/Shutterstock General Motors has rolled out a new simulator that allows people who have dreamed about what it's like driving on the surface of the Moon to experience exactly that. For many, the Apollo missions launched a unique excitement about what space has to offer humanity. In total, humans have reached the Moon six times and 12 different people have set foot on its surface (via History). With a renewed interest in reaching the Moon, there has been much buzz in the a ...read more

Russia assembles a 'shadow fleet' of more than 100 oil tankers as Putin tries to bust western sanctions, report says

Dec 3, 2022

Russia has a "shadow fleet" of oil tankers to bypass western sanctions, the Financial Times reported. Shipping brokers and analysts estimate that Moscow added 100-plus ships to the fleet, per the FT. The EU has agreed on a $60 a barrel price cap on Russian oil after Poland wanted it set at just $30. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you're on the go. Russia has assembled a "shadow fleet" of more than ...read more

Red Bull Capture Point 2022 winners announced, featuring Horizon Forbidden West and Gran Turismo 7

Dec 3, 2022

Red Bull Capture Point 2022 has come to a close, and what a competition it has been! PlayStation partnered with Red Bull once more for the second edition of this best-in-class virtual photography competition, and we’ve received incredible shots from across the world. Now, the eight best photographers have been decided, and will be whisked away for a once-in-a-lifetime photography experience in New York City – read on to find out how you could join them to see the winning photos in a one nig ...read more

FCC Gives SpaceX The Go Ahead To Launch 7,500 Second-Gen Starlink Satellites

Dec 3, 2022

Albert89/Shutterstock Elon Musk's space company SpaceX has been given clearance to send thousands of its second generation Starlink satellites into orbit. Starlink is Elon Musk's satellite internet service, and it already covers the majority of the globe. The service proves vital in areas where the installation of infrastructure for modern high speed cable internet is cost prohibitive and/or impractical. Starlink offers hyper-fast, broadband-like speeds to anyone who has the nec ...read more