China defends Tiananmen crackdown in rare comments

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The 1989 Tiananmen protests were the greatest challenge China's communist rulers had faced China has defended the crackdown on the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in a rare public acknowledgement…

No Brainer (2015)

For decades now, I have been haunted by the grainy, black-and-white x-ray of a human skull. It is alive but empty, with a cavernous fluid-filled space where the brain should be. A thin layer of…

Google Cloud Is Down

Google Cloud is the number 4 most monitored status page on StatusGator and Google Apps is number 12. In addition, at least 20 other services we monitor seemingly depend on Google Cloud because they all…

If I ingest a grain of sand size…

If you mean a piece of spent fuel that is 30+ years old, probably nothing; certainly nothing obvious and immediate. However, you would receive a higher internal (committed) dose than many occupational regulations allow, and…

A new credit bubble gets ready to burst

Jerome Powell, chairman of the Federal Reserve, during a press conference following the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in Washington on May 1, 2019. Jerome Powell, chairman of the Federal Reserve, during a press…