Legendary lithium riches from Bolivia’s salt flats may still just be a mirage

Legendary lithium riches from Bolivia’s salt flats may still just be a mirage

SALAR DE UYUNI, Bolivia, May 23 (Reuters) – On Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni, a vast white salt flat that feels almost otherworldly, Karina Quispe is watching from the sidelines a global resource race for the world’s largest – and almost untapped – trove of lithium metal battery. Her village on the edge of the salar … Read more

Apple TV’s Prehistoric Planet looks so good it feels like a real nature documentary

Apple TV’s Prehistoric Planet looks so good it feels like a real nature documentary

From the moment the first Tyrannosaurus swam onto the screen in Prehistoric Planet I was a lost cause – I giggled in delight. My thoughts instantly devolved from “I’m a science editor taking a serious look at this nature show” to “Holy crap, that’s a dinosaur.” Prehistoric Planet is Apple’s attempt at answering the question: … Read more

Dow Jones Rallies As Stock Market Looks To Rebound; VMware Surges On Broadcom Talks

Dow Jones Rallies As Stock Market Looks To Rebound;  VMware Surges On Broadcom Talks

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 375 points Monday, as the stock market looks to rebound from last week’s sharp losses. VMware (VMW) surged 18% early Monday after Bloomberg said Broadcom (AVGO) is in talks to acquire the cloud service provider. Broadcom shares tumbled 4% in response. X Electric-vehicle giant Tesla (TSLA) traded down almost … Read more

World has 10-week supply of wheat, expert tells UN Security Council: ‘This is seismic’

World has 10-week supply of wheat, expert tells UN Security Council: ‘This is seismic’

article NOVOVORONTSOVKA, UKRAINE – MAY 06: Wheat lies piled in a grain warehouse earlier shelled by Russian forces on May 06, 2022 near the frontlines of Kherson Oblast in Novovorontsovka, Ukraine. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) NEW YORK – Global food insecurity has reached levels not seen since the financial crisis of 2008, and it’s … Read more

Shouldn’t Harry Styles Be Having More Fun?

Shouldn’t Harry Styles Be Having More Fun?

Oooh, look, it’s a new Harry Styles song called “Cinema.” Which is so sultry and luxurious, in an ultra-smooth ’80s maximalist sort of way, that it sounds like he’s gliding on a jet ski across a 3-mile-wide waterbed. Which is not the first Harry Styles song to remind me of the Taylor Swift song “Style.” … Read more

Steve Kerr and his coaching staff are delivering a masterpiece series vs. Mavs

Steve Kerr and his coaching staff are delivering a masterpiece series vs.  Mavs

DALLAS-Steph Curry had just invited another scrambling double-team and sent another laser-beam pass through a dying Dallas defense. It nailed Draymond Green for Curry’s 11th assist. The Green layup put the Warriors up 11 as the clock ticked under two minutes. The game and the Mavericks’ legitimate chances of winning the series were fading. A … Read more

This is the “Most Common” Problem After Getting COVID, Says Expert – Eat This Not That

This is the “Most Common” Problem After Getting COVID, Says Expert – Eat This Not That

COVID-19 has become something we have to learn to live with. Although health experts are reluctant to call it an endemic disease, that’s how many local officials are treating it, dropping preventative health policies like mask mandates and vaccine requirements for entry to events. Although the disease has certainly become more treatable, thanks to vaccines … Read more

‘It was like a ceiling fell in’: the women whose lives have been saved by Gentleman Jack | Television

‘It was like a ceiling fell in’: the women whose lives have been saved by Gentleman Jack |  Television

What can a 19th-century landowner teach modern British women about their sexuality? Rather a lot, it turns out – especially if that landowner is Anne Lister. The “first modern lesbian”, as she is considered by some, has been an inspirational figure ever since her diaries, detailing affairs with women, were decoded and published in the … Read more

The stock market is ‘vulnerable to good news’ and a 10% to 12% rally, says this strategist

The stock market is ‘vulnerable to good news’ and a 10% to 12% rally, says this strategist

Accentuate the positive, they say. And why not, as we cruise into Monday with stocks pointing higher amid hopes for easing US tariffs on China. Granted, optimism is a tall order these days, with the US economy slowing, COVID not done yet (let’s hope monkeypox passes fast) and Russian boots still on the ground in … Read more

Beijing extends work-from-home ‘requirement’ for millions as COVID spreads

Beijing extends work-from-home ‘requirement’ for millions as COVID spreads

Capital sees biggest daily caseload in month-old outbreak ‘We’ve been massively hit’ – Beijing store owner Fears virus could return as Shanghai eyes lockdown end Curbs damaging China’s economy, global supply chains BEIJING/SHANGHAI, May 23 (Reuters)-The Chinese capital extended its work-from-home requirement for many of its 22 million residents to stem a COVID-19 outbreak, while … Read more