Strawberry Solstice Moon of June 2024 Shines Tonight for Summer Stargazers (Video)

Strawberry Solstice Moon of June 2024 Shines Tonight for Summer Stargazers (Video)

This week sees a relative lack of bright planets in our evening sky. By the end of the month there will be only one specimen left, Mercury, but even then you can only glimpse this rocky world, very low on the west-northwest horizon, 30 to 45 minutes after sunset. Then you’ll have to wait until … Read more

a tour of her artistic retreat in Sussex

a tour of her artistic retreat in Sussex

There is an original Picasso tile – of an abstract face with a yellow nose – roughly cemented into the wall above the Aga in the kitchen of Farleys House in East Sussex. “Patsy [the housekeeper] I always scrubbed it with Vim,” says Jenny, my guide. “Lee and Roland believed that art should be lived … Read more

The Gaia Space Telescope helps astronomers image hidden objects around bright stars

The Gaia Space Telescope helps astronomers image hidden objects around bright stars

Scientists have directly imaged eight dim objects in Gaia’s data catalog that accompany very bright stars, including so-called “failed stars,” also known as brown dwarfs. The stars and their companions were originally identified from millions of stars in the Gaia catalog. They were considered ideal for follow-up research with the ground-based GRAVITY instrument, an advanced … Read more

MSI MPG B760I Edge WiFi Review

MSI MPG B760I Edge WiFi Review

Back in the day, Intel’s B-series motherboards were very basic indeed. A few generations ago they couldn’t even overclock the memory. But they’ve come a long way, and today they’re generally perfectly viable options, even with a high-end K-series processor. Well, a lot of it anyway… cheap is still cheap. The B760I Edge WiFi isn’t … Read more

Climate change is making India’s monsoons erratic. Can farmers still find a way to prosper?

Climate change is making India’s monsoons erratic.  Can farmers still find a way to prosper?

BENGALURU, India (AP) — Every year from June to September, a heavy rainstorm makes its way from India’s southwest coast to its northeastern borders, quenching farmers’ thirsty fields. India’s monsoon season is perhaps the most important weather phenomenon for the country, and a good monsoon can noticeably boost the country’s economy and the livelihoods of … Read more

Climate change is making India’s monsoons erratic. Can farmers still find a way to prosper?

Climate change is making India’s monsoons erratic.  Can farmers still find a way to prosper?

BENGALURU, India (AP) — Every year from June to September, a heavy rainstorm makes its way from India’s southwest coast to its northeastern borders, quenching farmers’ thirsty fields. India’s monsoon season is perhaps the most important weather phenomenon for the country, and a good monsoon can noticeably boost the country’s economy and the livelihoods of … Read more

8 anti-inflammatory foods to eat

8 anti-inflammatory foods to eat

The foods we eat can help tame (or catch fire) inflammation. “Foods labeled as ‘anti-inflammatory’ typically contain natural chemical compounds that help the body prevent or fight inflammation,” says Priya Reddy, MD, a rheumatologist at Southwest Florida Rheumatology in Tampa Bay and board member of the Association of Women in Rheumatology . While some inflammation … Read more

Samsung Odyssey G8 OLED G80SD review

Samsung Odyssey G8 OLED G80SD review

When it comes to particularly off-target premium PC displays, Samsung has form. With the new Samsung Odyssey G8 OLED G80SD, a 4K 240Hz OLED panel, the company remains true to that dubious tradition. This thing is mind-boggling. If you’ll pardon a digression and just a quick reminder: perhaps the most egregious offender in Samsung’s back … Read more

The 10 best restaurants in Marseille

Being a port city, it makes sense that Marseille’s signature dish is the jaw-dropping bouillabaisse fish stew. It should be addressed at least once, as long as you like fish. Avoid cheap versions: anything under €45 (£38) is considered cheap. Other local dishes are of a similar sustainable nature: deface, a beef stew in wine; … Read more