Smart cities, bad metaphors and a better urban future

It may be a A cliché — I think I have used it myself — to say that scientists and philosophers’ explanations of how the brain works tend to metaphorically…

Emerging Market Equities Rise on China’s Rise

Chinese stocks helped emerging market equities extend gains to a second session on Tuesday, even as pandemic concerns persisted, while most currencies in developing markets outside Asia strengthened against the…

Bowflex SelectTech 2080 Barbell with Curl Bar has 7 adjustable weights in one design »Gadget Flow

Adjust your bar to the weight that works best for you with the Bowflex SelectTech 2080 bar with curl bar. This fitness accessory has 7 weights and adjusts from 9…

China Calls on Lithuania to Withdraw its Envoy on Taiwan | China News

The move comes after Lithuania allowed China’s claimed Taiwan to establish a de facto embassy in Vilnius. China has demanded Lithuania to withdraw its ambassador to Beijing after the Baltic…

Crypto trader’s murder blamed on social media bragging

Source: _pessano / Instagram In what some see as yet another edifying tale, the recent tragic murder of teenage Brazilian crypto trader Wesley Pessano Santarem has been linked to the…

Lukashenko says sprinter who fled Olympics was “manipulated” – POLITICO

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Monday that a sprinter who defected from the Tokyo Olympics had been “manipulated” by outside forces and would not otherwise have chosen asylum in…

ETH transaction fees still too high – The Cryptonomist

Ethereum blockchain transaction fees still seem to be too high, limiting the use of ETH to richest users. According to a tweet from the crypto-investor Davis Lark, the cause is…

The best online marketplaces to sell your used electronics

Whether it’s fairly new or old, sometimes you buy a device and then … it just sits there. Maybe you don’t like it, or maybe you find something better. Either…

Analysis – UN climate report heightens urgency for green investment funds By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A plant grows between cracked mud in a normally submerged area of ​​Theewaterskloof Dam near Cape Town, South Africa, January 21, 2018. REUTERS / Mike Hutchings…

Amazon will now accept greater liability for defective products

If there’s a reason people continue to buy and trust Amazon (for the most part) when it comes to online shopping, it’s because of the guarantees the company offers. in…