"As the ice cracks, this gas is released violently and carries sand with it, forming the dark patches and streaks observed in this CaSSIS image," said ESA in a release on Monday. And they come with a beverage!
The committee produced a long list of steps to reach the goal, including more energy-efficient buildings, electric vehicles, clean power production, tree planting, and capture and storage of atmospheric carbon. “Julian Assange is sort of the middleman between the person who goes to prison and us, the reporters who are writing these stories.” Scott Shane on the moral complexities of working with Assange.
"When a film like Avengers 4 comes in, there's always at least one writer for a site making the argument that maybe that film can get away with not releasing a single trailer," Volkov said. But he notes Marvel isn't about to leave millions on the table by not marketing the film to pull in an even larger audience. Was aggression essential to his work? Did predation somehow color “Chicago” or “All That Jazz?” Fosse thought so. Kail not so much. “I refuse to buy into the idea that you need acrimony and tension to create great work,” he said.
As China tries to transition its economy away from producing cheap goods into one that leads in advanced technologies like artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, robotics and 5G, the US government views it as a threat. The US accuses China of not playing fair when it comes to trade and has also accused the government of promoting intellectual property theft, forced technology transfers, cyberespionage and discriminatory treatment of foreign investment, according to the Council on Foreign Relations. This was a sly turn of phrase. “Ideas have consequences” has been a conservative battle cry since 1948, when the acerbic anti-modernist Richard M. Weaver published a book-length polemic by that title bemoaning the decline of universal truth. “On the verbal level, we see ‘fact’ substituted for ‘truth,’ ” Weaver wrote. “With what pathetic trust does he” — the “average man” — “recite his facts! He has been told that knowledge is power, and knowledge consists of a great many small things.”
RECIFE, Brazil — Throughout elementary and middle school, Ricardo Pavan Martins remembers reading Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, one of Brazil’s most famous writers. The authority’s new chairman, Patrick J. Foye, said he also did not want to focus on arrests and wanted to find other solutions. He said the rollout of a new fare payment system using smartphones, which starts in May, would make it easier to check if someone paid the fare.
Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts escalated her criticism of the pharmaceutical industry, announcing she would donate the campaign contributions she has received from the family of the pharmaceutical magnate Raymond Sackler, and calling on Harvard University to remove the Sackler name from all campus buildings where it appears. Luke Voit, the Yankees’ first baseman who leads the depleted team with eight home runs and 25 runs batted in, has picked Judge’s brain about hitting in various situations because both sluggers have been attacked in similar ways by opposing pitchers.
Millions of Americans will be grilling and eating hamburgers this weekend for the Memorial Day holiday. Philippine activists and Canadian environmental groups have urged Canada to recover the trash for years, with some saying that, by failing to recover it, Canada has violated the Basel Convention, the treaty that regulates the export of hazardous waste.
“He will rally his base, and we won’t have an opportunity for our candidates to talk about the issues because all the air will be sucked out and focused on him once again,” she said. In February, Australia became the latest Western nation whose institutions had most likely been tampered with after the government acknowledged that Parliament’s computer network had been hacked by a foreign government.