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Finance

Russia/energy price cap: complex plan may not be needed

Price controls are difficult enough to implement in one country. Try doing it around the globe for a widely traded commodity. The G7 countries are considering a price cap for Russian oil sales. That could reduce the country’s ability to pay for its war in Ukraine. If the plan is executed successfully — a big […]

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Science

These Hidden Passages May Have Been Used For Ancient Psychedelic Rituals

Archaeologists have revealed a complex of hidden passageways and galleries deep inside the ancient Chavín de Huántar temple complex in the Peruvian Andes. The researchers think the network of chambers and galleries was used in religious rituals, possibly involving psychedelic drugs.   It’s the first time in about 3,000 years that these particular hidden structures […]

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Life Style

Roe v. Wade ruling shows complex relationship between court, public

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruling to overturn its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision is unpopular with a majority of Americans – but did that matter? The relationship between the public and the judiciary has been studied and debated by legal and political scholars. The short answer: it’s complicated. There’s evidence that the public has […]

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Technology

Apple’s $5 Billion Office Complex Offers an Important Lesson About Employee Well-Being

Apple’s $5 billion headquarters, Apple Park, is a space-age wonderplex designed by Steve Jobs to serve as a vehicle for innovation. Beyond its out-of-this-world splendor are seemingly small details that make some of the biggest differences in the lives of those who spend their days there–increasing workplace satisfaction, general well-being and overall happiness.  Said to be […]

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Life Style

How Becoming Elizabeth Unpacks the Complex Relationship From Queen Elizabeth I’s Youth

This royal romance will have heads rolling. In the June 19 episode of Becoming Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth (Alicia von Rittberg) and Thomas Seymour (Tom Cullen) make their feelings for one another known. But don’t get too excited about this potential pairing, as it couldn’t be more inappropriate. Not only is Thomas married to Elizabeth’s guardian, […]

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Science

New Images Show The Dust in Nearby Galaxies, And You’ve Never Seen Them Like This

When we see pictures of galaxies outside the Milky Way, what we’re usually looking at is primarily the light of their stars. But stars are far from the only ingredient that makes up a galaxy. Think of stars as the chunks of vegetables in the galactic soup.   The broth, then, in which they float, […]

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Travel

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex launches new 2-day ticket, increases single day prices

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – If you’re visiting Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex starting at the end of the month, you’ll want to prepare to spend more on tickets. Starting on June 20, single-day tickets for adults will be $75 and $65 per child, an $18 increase for both. Tickets for military and senior single-day admission […]

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World

Ukraine – Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #18, Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 – Ukraine

Attachments • Civilian evacuation efforts remain suspended in Luhansk Oblast’s Severodonetsk city due to intense GoRF attacks. • The overall number of IDPs in Ukraine decreases to 7.1 million as IDP and refugee returns increase. • GoRF attacks on health facilities and conflictrelated disruptions to health care contribute to heightened risk of disease outbreaks and […]

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Life Style

‘Paris, 13th District’ Review: Jacques Audiard impresses with another complex relationship tale

Express News Service Jacques Audiard’s Les Olympiades (English title: Paris, 13th District) is a quintessential French movie. Populated by a trio of thirty-somethings moving around with a high degree of angst and confusion about what they want, the film has a script by Audiard and Celine Sciamma (Portrait of a Lady on Fire). Though an […]

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UK

Construction Contracts Signed for Orbital Launch Complex at Norway’s Andoya Spaceport

Construction Contracts Signed for Orbital Launch Complex at Norway’s Andoya Spaceport Press Release From: Andøya Space Center Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2022 Andøya Spaceport has entered into a cooperation agreement for the first construction phase with SEKK (Sortland Entreprenør and Karstein Kristiansen Entreprenør) and LNS in connection with the development of the spaceport on Andøya. […]