Europe ready for crucial first launch of Ariane 6

HELSINKI — Europe stands at a crucial moment as the Ariane 6 launch vehicle prepares for its maiden flight on Tuesday. The Ariane 6 launch is scheduled for 9 July between 14:00 and 18:00 Eastern Time (18:00–22:00 UTC) from the Kourou launch site in French Guiana. The European Space Agency (ESA) will stream the launch … Read more

‘After bleeding on the floor of a restaurant, I finally discovered the real cause of my extreme periods’

A woman who suffered from heavy periods that left her passing a blood clot the size of her hand has revealed how she was diagnosed with a rare tumour. Sarah White, 25, a recruitment consultant from Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, has always suffered from heavy periods but became concerned when she bled on the floor of … Read more

Lake fire threatens Neverland Ranch

A wildfire that broke out in the mountains of Southern California’s Santa Barbara County has burned more than 50,000 acres, prompting evacuations and threatening ranches including Michael Jackson’s former Neverland Ranch, authorities said. The fire, called the Lake Fire, broke out shortly before 4 p.m. Friday near Zaca Lake, just northeast of Los Olivos, the … Read more

Demand for air travel is breaking records. Airline profits are not.

Record summer air travel demand isn’t translating into record profits for U.S. airlines. Airlines will have to account for that discrepancy when they report quarterly results this month. Some airlines are predicting record demand and, in some cases, record revenue. On Sunday, the Transportation Security Administration screened more than 3 million people, a single-day record. … Read more

Is This 1991 Dodge Stealth R/TA a Smart Deal at $23,500?

Today Nice price or no dice Dodge is a type of car that was once called a “captive import” due to its mix of domestic branding and offshore assembly. Let’s see if this “all-original” edition wins our hearts for the asking price. Which Car Never Lived Up to Expectations? | Jalopinions When Porsche introduced the … Read more

Sacramento Kings double down on signing DeMar DeRozan

DeRozan’s arrival won’t transform the Kings (or help their defense), but it will accentuate their strengths and diversify one of the NBA’s best offenses By means of Rob Mahoney on July 8, 2024 8:36 AM Some trades are made to help a team reinvent itself, or make itself whole, or unburden itself. Others are made … Read more

Largest animals have smaller brains than expected

Resume: Researchers studied brain and body sizes in 1,500 species and found that larger animals do not have proportionally larger brains, challenging long-held beliefs. The study reveals that the relationship between brain and body size is curved, not linear. This discovery helps explain why humans and other species deviate from the norm in the evolution … Read more

Why don’t people talk about the problems with statins?

Dear people, PHARMACY: As a nurse, I have seen countless negative experiences with statin use over decades. Most often, the prescribing physician refuses to consider the possibility of statins as a cause, even though many patients become pain-free and return to normal activities when given a physician-approved “statin holiday.” A patient with a total cholesterol … Read more

Biden tells Hill Democrats he’s staying in the race

Washington CNN — President Joe Biden told congressional Democrats in a letter Monday that he will continue his re-election campaign despite mounting concerns about his mental fitness and the viability of his campaign. In an interview ahead of a crucial week on Capitol Hill, he also lashed out at the party’s “elites.” “I want you … Read more