I attend Coachella to do my part to raise the average age of attendees. Now that I take my teenage kids and their friends, I lay down a few rules. One of them is that a dead phone battery is not an acceptable excuse. When I round up the youth […]
In a Panama Papers and FATCA world, does secrecy itself mean your tax mistakes are willful, meaning penalties or jail? Lionel Messi’s shell companies could do him in.
Taiwan under a new political party will extend its Teflon stance on claims to almost the entire 3.5 million-square-kilometer South China Sea, despite bigger and more diplomatically connected rivals, and renew calls for jointuse of resource-rich waters. That position explained Tuesday by the 11-day-old government of President Tsai Ing-wen will […]
People visit the newly open theme park ‘Wanda City’ in Nanchang, east China’s Jiangxi province on May 28, 2016. The Chinese conglomerate Wanda on May 28 opened its first theme park, with its billionaire boss declaring war on Disney weeks before the American entertainment giant launches a similar attraction in […]
In India’s fairly under-developed healthcare process sector, New Delhi based entrepreneur Gauri Angrish decided to set out to disrupt an already existing prescription medication industry in India. So, she went in and started by doing something unexpected: she opened a physical storefront pharmacy.
Leicester City (known as the Foxes) winning the English Premier League football (or soccer) title this year bordered on the miraculous. They were flirting with being relegated to a lower league, but ended up beating teams with much higher payrolls and more recognizable players. And how they did it has […]
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) — arguably one of the most anticipated and talked about pieces of space hardware ever conceived — will certainly make observations of the ends of the universe that will likely shake cosmology to its core. But it would also be able to study the large super-earth — dubbed Planet 9 — that some astronomers think may lie some 900 AU (or Earth-Sun distances) away; at the outermost fringes of our own solar system.
After causing a collapse of the oil market, Saudi Arabia will soon have no choice but to push oil prices higher—to give a boost to Aramco IPO. For the last two years, Saudi Arabia wanted oil prices to stay below $40 in order to halt the American fracking revolution, which has […]