What If The Most Powerful Nuclear Bomb Explodes In Space I business insider I jim huerta

Imagine if we detonated a nuclear bomb in space actually, you don’t have to you can see for yourself That was starfish prime the highest altitude nuclear test in history in 1962 the US government launched a 1.4 Megaton bomb from Johnson Island and Detonated at 400 kilometers above the Pacific About as high as…

John Rogers, Founder Of $12 Billion Ariel Investments, Breaks Down His Firm’s Market-Beating Returns

John, your fund has really outperformed peers over the last decade, and I wanted to see if you could maybe distill that success down to one specific strategy or behavior that you guys do better than anyone else. I think what was really, really important is that we are long-term investors, so we are always…

To Gauge How the Economy Is Doing, Ask Purchasing Managers | WSJ

(pleasant mallet percussion music) – [Narrator] Here’s a chart that anyone who looks at the economy is going to pay attention to. It’s a purchasing managers’ index, or PMI. This one looks at global manufacturing. 50 represents the midline between expansion and contraction. When the line rises above 50, it suggests manufacturing is increasing or…

Your Vote Should Count Less If You’re Not Politically Informed, According To An Economist

– The fact that the OECD report claims that this generation of Americans for the first time in the history of the United States will be less educated than the preceding generation means that we do need to do something quite aggressive I believe in order to get more voters to the ballot polls. The…

The Rise And Fall Of Sega

Manny Fidel: Among fans in the gaming industry, there’s something called the “console wars.” Today it’s a battle between Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft to see which gaming console makes fans wanna spend the most money. But before Microsoft entered the fray with the first iteration of the Xbox in 2001, there was another company that…

How Viral Stories Impact Major Economic Events | Davos 2020

So, your new book “Narrative Economics” is a topic that you’ve been interested in for a very long time. Can you explain to me what narrative economics is? A lot of people think about narratives these days, it’s a new trend. But they tend not to be economists or financial analysts. Maybe they think about…

Adam Grant Explains What Traits Make Good Leaders | Davos 2020

Climate change is at the forefront of Davos this year. It seems to be millennials, and there’s a whole generation of people who care very much about this, but as a group, we aren’t making huge progress. How do you get people to shift those individual incentives for the greater good for a better outcome?…

The Rise And Fall Of The iPod

Irene Kim: This transformed the way we listen to music. And it helped turn Apple into one of the most valuable companies in the world. Apple has sold more than 400 million iPods since launching them in 2001 and over 35 billion songs. Clip: This is an excellent rectangle. Kim: But sales have been in…

What Business And Political Leaders Are Discussing Behind Closed Doors | Davos 2020

So, what’s the most interesting thing you’ve learned in Davos this week? Probably that the average Davos member thinks Trump is going to win and is increasingly OK with that. And that is clearly not where we were when Trump came here a couple years ago. But before Trump was elected, the situation in Davos,…

Why Porsche’s Taycan Received a 5-Star Crash-Test Rating

This is Porsche’s $103,800 all-electric Taycan. And this is Euro NCAP’s side-pole test. Taycan, meet side-pole test. The side pole is one of safety expert Euro NCAP’s most challenging tests. But check out how rigid the structure of the Taycan is. The roof barely deforms. And the A pillar, the metal support on the side…