Is The Future Lastly Looking Up For Gilead Sciences?

It’s been a rough ride for Gilead Sciences. But the biotech may soon be sailing through smoother seas. Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) has had a tough time over the last several years, with its shares falling over 40% since 2015. This price performance has been driven by a collapse in earnings, with earnings per share (EPS)…

The Flare Path: Games That Gruntle

What devilry is this – a Flare Path devoid of disgruntlement? Either I’m going Semtex-soft in my old age, or I’ve spent the week in the company of games so marvellous they could turn Moaning Minnies into Appreciative Annies simply by smiling at them. Readers, meet Unity of Command II and A Painted Ocean, two…

Voyager 2’s messages home light up the secrets of interstellar space

In 1977, NASA launched two spacecraft, Voyager 1 and 2, on a grand tour of the solar system and into the mysteries of interstellar space. Famously attached to each of these probes is the Voyager Golden Record containing a message for any extraterrestrial intelligence that might encounter it, perhaps billions of years from now. Voyager…

400-year-old warships in Swedish channel may be sisters of doomed Vasa

Dispatches From Davy Jones’ Locker — The pair of warships were sunk to block enemy naval access to Stockholm. Kiona N. Smith – Nov 20, 2019 11:45 am UTC Enlarge / These curved timbers, called knees, help support deck beams.Two 17th-century shipwrecks on the bottom of a busy Swedish shipping channel may be the sister…

The Biggest Questions Facing First Solar

It’s not easy sailing ahead for First Solar. First Solar’s (NASDAQ:FSLR) recently reported third-quarter earnings contained a lot of what investors have come to expect from the company. Revenue came in better than expected, guidance was increased slightly, and manufacturing upgrades are ahead of schedule. But looking at expectations masks the fact that revenue was…

Sixteen individuals discovered in sealed contained on ferryboat bound for the Republic of Ireland

A lorry has been detained by police after sixteen people were found on a ferry sailing from France to the Republic of Ireland.  Employees made the discovery during a routine inspection on the Stena Line ferry after it departed from Cherbourg, reportedly after banging was heard on the side of a sealed trailer shortly before 10am on…

Would President Trump Ever Bring Back the Battleships?

Key Point: Going forward the United States Navy will have to develop a new battleship that is in line with new strategy against China. In World War II, the Japanese super-battleships Yamato and Musahi each mounted nine 18.1-inch guns, the largest naval guns ever deployed, but they never sank a single American ship. In a conflict decided by naval aviation, Yamato and Musahi were used…

Please, Please Enjoy This Video Of A Beluga Playing Fetch

LITTLE WHITE WHALE ON THE GO A South African crew, onboard the Gemini Craft, enjoyed the company of a Beluga whale while sailing near the North Pole and played a game of fetch with the sea creature. Alon Kowen captured the extraordinary moment on camera. [Via Reddit] Want more stories like this? Every day we…

Tesla’s setting up for a strong 2020 that might send the stock to a perpetuity high, according to Jefferies (TSLA)

Wikimedia CommonsJefferies upgraded its price target for Tesla to $400 from $300, reflecting expectations of higher earnings and an improved balance sheet, according to a Monday note from analyst Philippe Houchois.  Shares of Tesla gained as much as 3.51% Monday. Jefferies raised its 2020 EBIT estimate for Tesla by 24%, saying stabilizing performance in 2019…

E Electric Catamaran

Designed to let its passengers enjoy the water in silence, E is a 60-foot sailing catamaran with electric propulsion. It was developed in collaboration with Sunreef and has two steerable 55 kWh engines, linked to a 134 kWh lithium battery and 4.5 kW solar panels. The resulting system can sustain cruising speeds up to 7…