Wednesday, January 29, 2020
US stock futures dropped sharply Sunday night as fears of the coronavirus grew. Dow (INDU) futures fell by as much as 300 points, and were last down about 260 points, or 0.9%. S&P 500 (INX) futures were down about 1%...
Humans are headed back to the moon. That much is abundantly clear, as NASA, the European Space Agency, China and others have either announced plans to send humans to Earth’s tiny neighbor or are at least discussing the possibilities....
Know Your Stuff is a new column that unlocks the hidden secrets about the everyday products you own. Dental care has come a long way since we were first using bone and hog hair brushes in sixth-century China, but based...
If humans are going to have a long-term presence on the Moon, they're going to need breathable air and rocket fuel -- and the ESA might just have a way to create both using the Moon itself. The agency...
The start of a new year is a popular time to assess our habits and pledge to do better. And for many folks, that means eating right and hitting the gym. Here's the problem with gym memberships, though: Often, they're...
In the lead-up to the holidays, as many people put up their final out-of-office replies for the year, workers at grocery-delivery startup Instacart are fighting for their livelihoods. Each day this week, Instacart workers plan to take a variety of...
It’s Pepsi — with double the pep. PepsiCo is launching a new coffee-infused soda, which boasts twice the caffeine content as its standard soda’s 38 milligrams — but still well below the amount found in the same volume of coffee. “Cola...
Add facial cuts, bruises and fractures to the risks from cellphones and carelessly using them. That’s according to a study published Thursday that found a spike in U.S. emergency room treatment for these mostly minor injuries. The research was led by...
There are roughly 80,000 babies and toddlers who die of AIDS every year, and that's partly due to the difficulty of administering the medicine. It can be extremely difficult for a toddler to swallow a pill or a foul-tasting...
When it comes to managing your money, there are a lot of less-than-pleasant tasks you'll need to deal with – from saving for retirement to paying off debt to building a solid emergency fund.There are certain tasks that some...

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