Business startup event shows ‘you are never too old’ to try something new

Business startup event shows ‘you are never too old’ to try something new

Supplied Ronald Ragen puts Alexandra Diethelm and Jennifer Steingraeber on Friday. By Sunday, they had taken out Marlborough’s first Startup Weekend, impressing judge Stephanie Benseman, right, in the process. A “pressure cooker” competition – a cross between The Apprentice and Dragon’s Den – has unearthed entrepreneurial talent in Marlborough – and he’s 80. Ronald Ragen … Read more

Growing pains?: How to stop yourself getting injured while gardening – from essential exercises to the perfect posture | gardening advice

One of the reasons gardening is such good exercise is that the sheer joy of it disguises how hard you’re working, so you end up exerting yourself more than you would at the gym. Scientific studies demonstrate this – not that I need proof. When I manage to steal a moment to prune a tangle … Read more

The Southwest’s unchecked thirst for Colorado River water could prove devastating upstream

The Southwest’s unchecked thirst for Colorado River water could prove devastating upstream

Vernal, UT CNN — Among those who love to chase trout with flies made of feathers, just the mention of a certain seven-mile stretch of Utah’s Green River can turn a hardened man rhapsodic. “I’ve guided in New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, Alaska,” said Gordon Tharrett, describing his 30-year career guiding elite fly fishers around the … Read more

We Must Shore Up Domestic Semiconductor Supply Chains. Our National Security Depends on It

We Must Shore Up Domestic Semiconductor Supply Chains.  Our National Security Depends on It

Semiconductors underpin America’s digital economy and advanced military. From vehicles and smartphones to radars and fighter jets, these chips are essential for US national security. Foremost among these chips are leading-node logic chips, which the White House notes are critical in “paradigm-shifting technologies” affecting national security and long-term competition with strategic rivals like China. Currently, … Read more