‘They’ve got some explaining to do’: The case of a missing Washington Post columnist raises more questions after reports suggests he was murdered by Saudi agents

Chris McGrath/Getty Images The case surrounding Jamal Khashoggi, the missing Washington Post columnist who disappeared after entering a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, raised more concerns after mounting evidence suggested he was murdered. Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, published write-ups that were critical of the Saudi government. He had been living in the US state of Virginia. […]

‘They’ve got some explaining to do’: The case of a missing Washington Post columnist raises more questions after reports suggests he was murdered by Saudi agents

Chris McGrath/Getty Images The case surrounding Jamal Khashoggi, the missing Washington Post columnist who disappeared after entering a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, raised more concerns after mounting evidence suggested he was murdered. Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, published write-ups that were critical of the Saudi government. He had been living in the US state of Virginia. […]

A high-school student won $250,000 for explaining relativity using a pick-up truck and Usain Bolt

Hillary Diane Andales/YouTube 18-year-old Hillary Diane Andales won the 2017 Breakthrough Junior Challenge for her video explaining the theory of relativity. Andales took home $ 250,000 in scholarship money for her win. The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane Andales of the Philippines does […]

Explaining the new cryptocurrency bubble—and why it might not be all bad

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) You’re going to hear a lot about initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the coming months. As investors have poured more and more money into newly created virtual currencies, they have created a gold-rush mentality. In recent months, some ICOs have raised tens of millions of dollars, and in early October the cryptocurrency market […]

Explaining Your Points and Miles Hobby to Friends and Family

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‘I’ll spend today explaining our democracy’: US ambassador tweets exasperation at Trump

Published time: 11 May, 2017 14:59 US Ambassador to Qatar Dana Shell Smith has created a diplomatic incident after she tweeted her frustrations with the Trump administration. Smith, who has been based in Qatar since 2014, took to Twitter early Wednesday to voice her feelings following the decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. READ […]

David Attenborough explaining rocks in VR will be incredibly calming

Famed British naturalist David Attenborough is going to become a virtual reality “hologram” with the help of UK broadcaster Sky and London’s Natural History Museum. Attenborough will appear in a VR experience titled Hold the World, which will let viewers navigate the museum’s collection, picking up and examining rare items. When they do, Attenborough will […]

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A high-profile hedge fund sent a letter explaining all the reasons it lost money last year, and why it is going to do better this time

Flickr/Alex Proimos A high-profile hedge fund founded by a Steve Cohen acolyte sent a letter to investors explaining all the reasons for its underperformance. In a January investor letter, Folger Hill’s Sol Kumin set out why his firm’s flagship fund dropped 17.5% last year. Among the cited reasons: a difficult environment for stock pickers, hedge fund “crowding” […]