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[NyTimes] : "British scientists have tied the tightest knot ever tied and, as unlikely as it may seem, this is important.<p>Knots are useful in everyday life and specific kinds of knots are suitable for specific tasks — bowlines, cleats, hitches and nooses all hold things together in different ways. The same is …"
[NyTimes] : "This interview with <b>Sharon Daniels</b>, chairwoman and interim C.E.O. of Arria NLG, a data collection and analysis firm, was conducted and condensed by <b>Adam Bryant</b>.<p><b>Q. What were your early years like?</b><p><b>A.</b> I grew up in Ringwood, N.J. I grew up with an older sister and a younger brother, and my mom is one of …"
[NyTimes] : "Every weekday at 5:30 a.m., Uziel Santos, 48, leaves for work. Like most drivers for ride-hailing apps in New York, he is drawn by early-morning surge prices, and those closest to his home in Astoria, Queens, are on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, where children and parents book short, lucrative …"
[NyTimes] : "VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — A Falcon 9 rocket roared into the sky on Saturday carrying 10 communications satellites — a return by SpaceX and its billionaire leader, Elon Musk, to the business of launching satellites to orbit.<p>But financial details disclosed this past week about the company …"
[NyTimes] : "Heads of state, captains of industry, prominent academics, philanthropists and a retinue of journalists, celebrities and hangers-on will descend Tuesday on Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum.<p>For most of the year, Davos is a resort town high in the Swiss Alps with a population of just …"
[NyTimes] : "<b>Q.</b> <i>What is “purgeable” storage? I couldn't understand the explanation in the Community Discussion at Apple Support on this.</i><p><b>A.</b> In a nutshell, “purgeable” storage is hard-drive space the Mac can make available in an emergency — by automatically deleting files that you can always download again. For …"
[NyTimes] : "IN my spare time, when not writing about consumer technology for The New York Times, I have a sideline renting out a cabin house on Airbnb. So when Jose reserved the property last October, it was nothing unusual. He said he wanted to host some relatives for a quiet weekend in the mountains. I …"
[NyTimes] : "When “One Day at a Time” started its run on CBS in December 1975, it became an instant hit and remained so for almost a decade.<p>In its first year, “One Day at a Time,” a sitcom about working-class families created by the TV impresario Norman Lear, regularly attracted 17 million viewers every week, …"
[NyTimes] : "<i>The following is the complete text of President Obama's address as prepared for delivery, provided by the White House.</i><p>It's good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we've received over the past few weeks. But tonight it's my turn to say thanks. …"