America’s top military official, General Martin Dempsey, went to Beijing recently to talk with his Chinese counterpart about cyberspace, which has become a big source of tension between the two countries.
After serving a brief, undistinguished term as Japan’s prime minister in 2006–7, Shinzo Abe seemed destined for the political sidelines. Then, last December, he surged back into the limelight, retaking office in a landslide victory.
Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. Explanation: Above this boreal landscape, the arc of the Milky Way and shimmering aurorae flow through the night.
In a grim suburb outside Pristina, two schools exist in the same building. They are only one floor apart, yet the pupils speak different languages, learn different histories and their break times are staggered so that they never interact.
The Kingston SE line is it
Is it fast? Nope – it’s slow beyond belief. You’ll never sustain write speeds above 5MB/sec on any decent-sized file transfer. But it must read really fast right? Well, it’s a little better, but it still parties like it’s 1999 – read speeds will average about 17MB/sec.
What it is is cheap and extremely durable. It is all metal, with no visible seams. I’ve had a bunch of these for maybe a year now, on keyrings, and short of an acid attack or fire, they seem to be indestructible. You’d have to run over it with a tank to crush it. They’re super handy and reliable, and very small to boot. They come in capacities of 8-64GB.