Author Archives: pulsedaily

Scientists Say This Is the Age When You Officially Become an Adult

If you spend any time on the Internet these days, you’ve probably seen the word “adulting” come up on your feed several times. It refers to the process of acting like an adult—having a job, paying your bills, and making yourself dinner instead of just ordering takeout—and has gained a lot of traction among Millennials in recent years, probably because ...

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Toyota Is Planning to Get Into the Space-Car Business

Okay, they’re not actually calling it a Camry, but it is an impressive-looking design for a six-wheeled, fully enclosed and pressurized rover that would have a lunar-surface cruising range of 10,000 km/6,213 miles. That’s a hell of a lot of lunar miles. This sort of range is important because the vehicle that JAXA and Toyota have been studying and conceptualizing ...

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How much does Tesla have in the bank?

On Thursday, Tesla announced that the $35,000 version of its mass-market car, the Model 3, was now available. The cost to reserve one in the US? A mere $2,500 in the form of a non-refundable deposit. Since 2016, when the orders for the car came flooding in, these deposits (which were once smaller, and refundable) have made up a sizeable ...

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I’m not a prepper, but I’m prepared

“Do you have an extra roll of toilet paper in your truck?” Missy asked me last week. That’s not the kind of question you want to field at 10:17 on a stormy Wednesday night. I had visions of one of us making a run to the store, and you could guess which one of us it would be. It appeared ...

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The New 30 Something

It’s the financial riddle of the 30-something years. How does anyone, even those with a stable, upwardly mobile job, let alone a family, afford to live in places like New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco or Washington, D. C.? The answer: Many are bankrolled, to varying degrees, by their parents. Hold the eye roll and exasperation about millennials ...

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GOP lawmaker compares illegal immigration to D-Day invasion

Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.) on Wednesday compared the influx of migrants at the southern border to the D-Day invasion from World War II. The Louisiana Republican sought to put the threat of illegal immigration into context during a House Homeland Security Committee hearing with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen when he invoked the June 1944 Allied invasion of Western Europe. “Let me just put this in ...

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Dog-walking can be hazardous for seniors, study suggests

A man walks his dog in Lawrence, Mass., after an overnight snowstorm in early March. (Elise Amendola/AP) Dogs need to go on walks, and walking is good exercise for older adults. Seniors who combine the two — by walking a dog — are healthier than people who don’t, according to some research. But a new study by University of Pennsylvania ...

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Read Mark Zuckerberg’s letter on Facebook’s privacy-focused future

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg just published a lengthy post outlining what he describes as a “privacy-focused” future for his company’s various messaging platforms — Facebook Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp — and online communication at large. The letter is Zuckerberg’s most significant preview of Facebook’s messaging ambitions (and the undertakings necessary to reach them) in years. It touches on encryption, data ...

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