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Hurricane Delta grew from a tropical storm to a Category 4 hurricane in 1 day. Here’s how cyclones are now intensifying so quickly.

Hurricane Delta is churning towards Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula as an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm. In less than 48 hours, Delta strengthened from a tropical depression to a major hurricane with 145-mph winds. This process is called rapid intensification. As the planet continues to warm, experts expect such intensification to […]
Hurricane Delta grew from a tropical storm to a Category 4 hurricane in 1 day. Here’s how cyclones are now intensifying so quickly.
Markets

What is a recession? How economists define periods of economic downturn

A recession is a period of decline in general economic activity, typically defined when an economy experiences a decrease in its gross domestic product for two consecutive quarters. Other recession indicators include rising unemployment, falling retail sales, slowed manufacturing growth, and a decline in real personal income. While unpleasant and […]
What is a recession? How economists define periods of economic downturn
Lifestyle

John F. Kennedy’s former Washington, DC, home just sold for $4.2 million. Look inside the 220-year-old brick house with a private rooftop terrace.

A Washington, DC home where President John F. Kennedy once lived just sold to an unknown buyer for $US4.2 million, Lyllah Ledesma reported for Mansion Global. The three-bedroom Federal-style brick home in the historic and affluent Georgetown neighbourhood hit the market in February with an asking price of $US4.65 million. […]
John F. Kennedy’s former Washington, DC, home just sold for $4.2 million. Look inside the 220-year-old brick house with a private rooftop terrace.
Lifestyle

The most famous book set in every state

From the California coast to the forests of Maine, American authors have drawn inspiration from every corner of the United States. Based on staff recommendations and internet research, Business Insider compiled a list of the most famous books set in each state. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Do […]
The most famous book set in every state
Tech

Elon Musk says SpaceX hopes to launch Starship for the first time within ‘2 to 3 months.’ But the ship may be just one of 20 different prototypes.

SpaceX founder Elon Musk has posted new details about Starship: a fully reusable and potentially industry-upending rocket system that may land the first people on Mars. In September, Musk unveiled the first 16-story prototype. However, a pressure test in November caused the Starship to partly explode, shooting its giant domed […]
Elon Musk says SpaceX hopes to launch Starship for the first time within ‘2 to 3 months.’ But the ship may be just one of 20 different prototypes.
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The 20 top artists of the decade

Insider recently commemorated the past 10 years of musical greats with a series of opinion essays, each dedicated to a different artist who inspired fans and helped define the decade. The 10 artists are listed below, in no particular order, with highlights from the essays. They include Adele, Rihanna,Kendrick Lamar, […]
The 20 top artists of the decade
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