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What you need to know about NASA’s mission to touch the sun

By Anne workforce / August 12, 2018

A NASA probe is about to launch on a mission to the sun in the name of protecting the Earth. On Saturday, the space agency’s Parker Solar Probe is expected to launch to orbit, beginning its long and winding journey that will eventually allow humanity to touch our nearest star for the first time. SEE […]

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6 places to buy comfortable, high-quality jeans for under $150

By Anne workforce / August 10, 2018

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Whether you dress purely for function or you have a serious obsession with fashion, you likely own at least a few pairs of jeans. These versatile, comfortable pants […]

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Trump’s trade war is getting serious — here’s why it started, what it means for the US economy, and how it could hit you

By Anne workforce / July 23, 2018

Evan Vucci/AP Photo; Steffi Loos/Getty; Lintao Zhang/Getty; Jochen Zick/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider President Donald Trump has been on a nearly six-month long tariff spree, kicking off trade wars with several countries. Trump has placed tariffs on everything from steel to chicken incubators. Trading partners including China, Canada, the European Union, and Mexico have hit the […]

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See all the products that will cost you more because of Trump’s trade war

By Anne workforce / June 29, 2018

AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis Trump’s import taxes are meant to help US manufacturers by making foreign products more expensive, but this will hurt likely American consumers.  A new wave of tariffs targeting hundreds of Chinese industrial goods is set to take effect on July 6th. According to Labor Department estimates, the average cost of washing machines shot up by […]

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Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and a group of influential billionaires are investing in 2 startups that could solve the biggest problem with renewable energy

By Anne workforce / June 13, 2018

REUTERS/Charles Platiau Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg and a group of billionaires are investing in two energy storage startups through their fund, Breakthrough Ventures. Energy storage is one of the biggest bottlenecks in the widespread adoption of renewable energy. Breakthrough Ventures’ fund is designed to be “patient capital,” which means it doesn’t mind waiting […]

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