Tag: North America

How Does a Male Black Widow Find a Mate? Follow the Other Guys

It’s a myth that black widow female spiders always kill and consume their mates. But courtship remains perilous for males, cannibalism or no. The terrain, navigated in the dark, is challenging. The female’s web releases come-hither pheromones, but only about 12 percent of prospective males manage to reach it. And once there, they can expect […]

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Trump Is Losing His Trade Wars

Donald Trump’s declaration that “trade wars are good, and easy to win” will surely go down in the history books as a classic utterance — but not in a good way. Instead it will go alongside Dick Cheney’s prediction, on the eve of the Iraq war, that “we will, in fact, be welcomed as liberators.” […]

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Trump Mixes Economic and National Security, Plunging the U.S. into Multiple Fights

WASHINGTON — President Trump is increasingly blurring the line between America’s national and economic security, enabling him to harness powerful tools meant to punish the world’s worst global actors and redirect them at nearly every trading partner, including Mexico, Japan, China and Europe. Over a few weeks, Mr. Trump has declared European and Japanese cars, […]

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HTC releases Vive Pro Eye in North America for $1,599

Having already released Vive Pro Eye in China and Europe, HTC today began selling the enterprise-class virtual reality headset in North America, and there’s one surprise: it starts at only $1,599 U.S., rather than its roughly $2,000 price elsewhere. But there may be other costs for U.S. and Canadian customers to consider, as well. Featuring […]

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