Month: January 2021

Hilton Valentine, the founding guitarist of the band the Animals, has died. The band’s label ABKCO confirmed the news with a statement on Friday (January 29). He was 77. Born in 1943, Valentine grew up in the northernmost part of England and found interest in skiffle music as a teenager. He co-founded the Animals in
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MOLLY SJ LOWE; GIO STAIANO; MYRTHE GIESBERS Style Points is a weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world. The designer Iris van Herpen recently became fascinated by what scientists call the “wood wide web,” the communication network used by fungi to send messages between plants—think of it as nature’s answer to the
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Allie finally remembered what happened to her in London. She had an emotional session with Marlena that gave me hope that maybe Days of Our Lives was finally taking her rape seriously. Unfortunately, that was a one-shot deal, and Days of Our Lives during the week of 1-25-21 quickly jumped to Allie apologizing profusely for
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The experimental setup. Courtesy: Hajime Ishihara and Keiji Sasaki A method of optically selecting and sorting nanoparticles according to their quantum mechanical properties has been developed by researchers in Japan. The method could prove a crucial tool for makers of nanostructures that have applications in quantum sensing, biological imaging and quantum information technology. Scientists have
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A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 and United Airlines A320 Airbus on seen approach to San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco. Louis Nastro | Reuters United Airlines said the jobs of roughly 14,000 employees are at risk when a second round of federal aid expires this spring, the latest sign of how the industry is struggling
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WASHINGTON — NASA will carry out a second hotfire test of the Space Launch System core stage, a move that makes it more likely the vehicle will miss its scheduled launch date of late this year. NASA announced late Jan. 29 that it will re-run the static-fire test of the core stage’s four RS-25 engines
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Xiaomi on Friday announced the Mi Air Charge, a new wireless charging tech as its proprietary technology. As its name suggests, Mi Air Charge is designed to let users remotely charge their electronic devices including smartphones without any cables, pads, or wireless charging stands. This is unlike existing wireless charging technologies like the ones based
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If Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Crazy Rich Asians, and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills had an eight-episode love child, it would be Netflix’s Bling Empire. The series, which premiered on January 15, follows the lives of ultra-wealthy Asians living in Los Angeles. There are extravagant parties, blinding jewels, and enough mentions of Dior
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