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How Space Became the Next ‘Great Power’ Contest Between the U.S. and China

How Space Became the Next ‘Great Power’ Contest Between the U.S. and China

How Space Became the Next ‘Great Power’ Contest Between the U.S. and China How Space Became the Next ‘Great Power’ Contest Between the U.S. and China Beijing’s rush for antisatellite arms began 15 years ago. Now, it can threaten the orbital fleets that give the United States military its technological edge. Advanced weapons at China’s military bases can fire warheads …

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Six Great Movies About Presidents

Six Great Movies About Presidents

Six Great Movies About Presidents Six Great Movies About Presidents Watch it on Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Google Play, Vudu, YouTube [Read The New York Times review.] ‘Seven Days in May’ The characters in this jittery 1964 thriller are fictional, but the situation — particularly of late — feels all too real. Kirk Douglas plays a Marine colonel who suspects …

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‘All Creatures Great and Small’ Rehabilitates Cows and Soothes Souls

‘All Creatures Great and Small’ Rehabilitates Cows and Soothes Souls

‘All Creatures Great and Small’ Rehabilitates Cows and Soothes Souls ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ Rehabilitates Cows and Soothes Souls All the principal actors went to “vet boot camp,” as Ralph put it. “We got up close and personal to horses, cows, sheep, everything, and went through some of the processes, like looking for abscesses. It was intimidating, but you …

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In Vaccine Geopolitics, a Great Game Played With Ukrainians’ Health

In Vaccine Geopolitics, a Great Game Played With Ukrainians’ Health

In Vaccine Geopolitics, a Great Game Played With Ukrainians’ Health In Vaccine Geopolitics, a Great Game Played With Ukrainians’ Health “Russia is pursuing an active policy of aggression, even with the vaccines,” said Oleksandr Linchevsky, a former deputy health minister. “It’s in Russia’s political interest that Ukraine receive the vaccines from elsewhere as late as possible,” because it wants to …

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Great Makeup Tutorials for New Year’s Eve

Great Makeup Tutorials for New Year's Eve

Great Makeup Tutorials for New Year’s Eve Great Makeup Tutorials for New Year’s Eve In a year that has involved much isolation and solitary quality time, makeup can still be an escape from 2020. Makeup artists like Jezz Hill and Sam Visser, and content creators like Rowi Singh, have long played with and continue to use bright colors, sharp shapes …

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Working From Bed Is Actually Great

Working From Bed Is Actually Great

Working From Bed Is Actually Great Working From Bed Is Actually Great Those with chronic illness or disabilities say that they hope that, much as the way the pandemic has made companies more open to remote work, the stigma around working from bed will also be broken. “I hope one of the things that come out of this is it …

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A ‘Great Cultural Depression’ Looms for Legions of Unemployed Performers

A ‘Great Cultural Depression’ Looms for Legions of Unemployed Performers

A ‘Great Cultural Depression’ Looms for Legions of Unemployed Performers A ‘Great Cultural Depression’ Looms for Legions of Unemployed Performers Many performers are relying on charity. The Actors Fund, a service organization for the arts, has raised and distributed $18 million since the pandemic started for basic living expenses to 14,500 people. “I’ve been at the Actors Fund for 36 …

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Christmas Star 2020: The ‘Great’ Saturn and Jupiter Conjunction

Christmas Star 2020: The 'Great' Saturn and Jupiter Conjunction

Christmas Star 2020: The ‘Great’ Saturn and Jupiter Conjunction Christmas Star 2020: The ‘Great’ Saturn and Jupiter Conjunction The last time Saturn and Jupiter, the largest planets in our solar system, orbited as closely as they will on Dec. 21 and were visible in the sky, the year was 1226. Almost 800 years later, on Monday, these titanic orbs will …

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Christmas TV guide: What to watch, from Doctor Who to The Great Christmas Bake Off

Out of this world: Oscar-nominated actor John C Reilly in Moonbase 8 on Sky Comedy

Christmas TV guide: What to watch, from Doctor Who to The Great Christmas Bake Off Christmas TV guide: What to watch, from Doctor Who to The Great Christmas Bake Off After a year that has seen life adjust to social distancing, mask-wearing and national lockdowns, it’s nice to know that some things never change. Christmas is the time to be …

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What Made Leonardo Such a Great Artist? Science, Says a New Book

What Made Leonardo Such a Great Artist? Science, Says a New Book

What Made Leonardo Such a Great Artist? Science, Says a New Book What Made Leonardo Such a Great Artist? Science, Says a New Book “Book of Optics” gathered all the available knowledge of the field at the time: Galen’s study of the eye, Euclid’s and Ptolemy’s treatises on geometry, Aristotle’s suppositions about the soul. What Alhacen theorized, Leonardo put into …

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