On May 4, 1945 one of the most advanced submarines in the world crept up to a British Royal Navy cruiser. U-2511 was one of Germany’s new Type XXI-class “wonder” submarines, and she was hunting for Allied ships.… read the full article
f you’re hoping to retire by 60, like most young people are, or even a little later in your mid-60s, you might need to up your savings.
“Most American workers aren’t saving at levels that will allow them to retire fully at age 65 at their current standard of living,” researchers at the Stanford Center on Longevity conclude in a 2018 report, “Seeing Our Way to Financial Security in the Age of Longevity.”
After considering factors such as the rate of return on investments, salary growth, life expectancy and Social Security benefits, the researchers project that, if you want to retire at age 65 and maintain your standard of living, you need to put 10 to 17 percent of your current income into a retirement account.… read the full article
The company is expected to reveal its gaming interests next week.
Google is set to make its games industry splash at GDC next week, and ahead of that presentation, Jade Raymond has announced she will serve as a vice president at the company–presumably a vice president working on its games interests.… read the full article
From the beginning of The Inventor, HBO’s upcoming documentary about the failed blood testing startup Theranos, director Alex Gibney ties the story of founder Elizabeth Holmes to another notable tinkerer: Thomas Edison.… read the full article
The redesigned 2020 Chevrolet Corvette’s new engine is reportedly so powerful that it’s compromising the vehicle’s structural integrity in testing, causing General Motors to delay the car’s reveal, according to an industry report.
Sports car fans have been anxiously awaiting the debut of the eighth generation of the Corvette, which got its last total overhaul with the 2014 Corvette Stingray.… read the full article