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futureSpaceX Florida Starship Looks Better than the Texas Starship

The SpaceX prototype version of the new Starship looks like a cleaner and better build than the Texas prototype of the Starship in pictures tweeted out by Tom Cross. We saw both SpaceX starships this month. Here’s a side by …

bitcoinBitcoin and Cryptocurrencies Are Back

Bitcoin is trading around $11,000 and other major cryptocurrencies ike ethereum are also up. There seem to be four major driving factors: 1. The bitcoin price spike was led by India. There has been a bitcoin trading of about $500 …

science2.8 Trillion Tons of Nearly Fresh Water Found Under the Ocean

Low-salinity submarine groundwater contained within continental shelves is a global phenomenon. While low-salinity groundwater is thought to be abundant, its distribution and volume worldwide is poorly understood due to the limited number of observations. Researchers have imaged laterally continuous aquifers …

entertainmentAvengers Endgame Will Re-release Next Week With Extra Footage

It was previously doubtful that Avengers Endgame (tracking to $2.76 billion) would pass the global box office record of Avatar ($2.788 billion) but now Avengers Endgame will get re-released next week with extra footage and will beat the Avatar record. …

energyUS Extends Lead As World Number One Oil Producer

US Crude oil production is up 600,000 barrels per day since the start of 2019 to 12.3 million barrels per day. EIA forecasts that U.S. production will increase by 1.4 million b/d in 2019 and by 0.9 million b/d in …

businessHope For Renewed Talks on China-US Trade Deal

President Xi and President Trump will talk about trade at the G-20 summit in Japan and the trade negotiation teams will restart talks prior to the meeting. This does not mean there will be a deal but there will be …

chinaChina Globalizing Currency But Ten Years From Passing British Pound for Third

Russia and China agreed to develop bilateral trade using the Russian ruble and the Chinese yuan. China-Russia bilateral trade was US$24.2 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to Chinese customs. This was up 30 percent over the first …

energyOne Thousand US Troops Sent to Middle East in Response to Iran’s Attack on Oil Tankers

One thousand U.S. troops are being sent to the Middle East in response to last week’s attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The US accused Tehran of being responsible for an explosion that set two oil tankers …

agricultureSpeed Breeding Lets Us Develop Six Generations of Crops Instead of Two Each Year

Combining speed breeding with gene editing and other technologies is the best way to improve crops. This will make it easier to increase crop yields to feed more people. Although we already have test fields with two to three times …

businessBrexit and EU Predictions

It seems the odds are the Boris Johnson will be the next PM of the UK. He indicates he will try to renegotiate UK Brexit with the EU but will leave October 31, 2019 if there is no deal. The …