Energy prices are causing havoc in Asia. The rest of the world should be worried

These are just some of the most striking scenes taking place in the Asia Pacific region, as various countries grapple with their worst energy crisis in years – and grapple with growing discontent and instability caused by sudden increases in the cost of living. The sense of crisis is evident in Sri Lanka and Pakistan. … Read more

Opinion: Reverse RO doesn’t just hurt women – it hurts us all

Editor’s note: Dr. Robert Klitsman He is a professor of psychiatry and director of the Internet and In-person Masters in Bioethics Programs at Columbia University. He is the author of a bookDesigning children: How technology is changing the ways we create children“Am I my genes? Facing fate and family secrets in the age of genetic … Read more

Think carefully before you trade in your old smartphone or tablet – you can make more money “recycling” on resale sites

When it comes to the old personal technology found throughout the home — from smartphones to tablets to game consoles — many people may not realize how much value is left in their devices. Keeping tech out of landfills or just collecting dust in the back of the closet by exploring resale sites that match … Read more

Manufacturers struggle to keep up with record demand for vinyl

The arrival of CD nearly wiped out record albums, as vinyl press machines were sold, scrapped, and scrapped by major record companies. Four decades later, with record albums sales reviving double-digit annual growth, manufacturers are rapidly rebuilding an industry to keep pace with the billion-dollar sales last year. Dozens of cylinder pressing plants have been … Read more

Naomi Osaka’s new media company with LeBron James mocked the ‘vulgar’ name

This did not outweigh. Four-time Grand Slam tennis champ Naomi Osaka has been hit with backlash for inadvertently – or unknowingly – abusive her name, depending on who you ask. New media companyHana Kuma. The Japanese-born sports star said: New York times tuesday that Hana Kuma It means “bear flower” in Japanese – but Twitter … Read more

Ukrainian army leaves devastated city for fortified positions

Kyiv, Ukraine (AFP) – After weeks of fierce fightingUkrainian forces have begun to withdraw from a besieged city in the east of the country to move to stronger positions, a regional official said on Friday, a four-month mark of the Russian invasion. The planned withdrawal from Severodonetsk, the administrative center of the Luhansk region, comes … Read more

Mortgage rates are rising again, driving more buyers out of the housing market

Mortgage rates keep rising like the Federal Reserve It seeks to tame impractical inflation. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 5.81% in the week ending June 23, up from 5.78% in the previous week, according to Freddie Mac. This time last year, rates averaged 3.02%, and the last time rates were this high was in the … Read more

Speedway Motorsports founder Bruton Smith dies at 95

CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) – O. Bruton Smith, who spun off a North Carolina farm and tapped his love of motorsports into a Hall of Fame career as one of the largest racetrack owners and most successful promoters in motorsport history, died Wednesday. He was 95 years old. His death was announced by Speedway Motorsports, which … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg envisions a billion people in the Metaverse region

ID pads CEO Mark Zuckerberg told CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday that the metaverse could be a huge part of the social network operator’s business in the second half of the decade. “We hope to basically reach out to about a billion people in the metaverse doing hundreds of dollars of commerce, each of them … Read more

Retailers haven’t given up on the stock market – and that could mean it will fall further

As investors look for potential signs of investor fatigue to gauge whether a bear market in US stocks may have more room to run, a team of analysts warned that retail traders still had room to get more negativity on stocks. This, in turn, may indicate that a complete “capitulation” of the market may still … Read more