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Always look your best from the waist up when working or socializing online. That means not merely dressing appropriately, but using the best possible webcam. The last column highlighted online software to facilitate personal and business connections over the internet. Here’s the hardware to enhance your online presence. In August, after a long wait, I …

RIYADH — The Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has embarked on developing new technology for seawater desalination in cooperation with the Chinese Ministry of Natural Resources through its Institute for Research and Desalination Technologies Establishment. The cooperation includes developing projects using reverse osmosis technology and evaporation technology, adopting a multi-stage effect method, in addition to …

Text size Keep ’em coming. Christophe Ena/Pool/AFP via Getty Images Global supply chains are a lot like the plumbing or HVAC systems in our homes. We normally ignore them—until they clog or break. Then we have an urgent problem on our hands. We just experienced a gasoline supply crisis due to a cyberattack on a …

Nature does not belong to us humans. We humans belong to nature. God’s first law of nature is the law of cause and effect. We can get away with breaking man’s law. We cannot get away with breaking God’s law. Everything we do has an effect. Human activity has caused a blanket of pollution to …

The issue of public safety may be about to play its most significant role in our politics since the mid-1990s, the beginning of a decadeslong decline in crime that steadily eroded its political salience. Donald Trump tried to make law and order a defining issue in 2020, but the rioting he so forcefully denounced was, …

While we agree that the current vaccines with emergency use authorizations in the US have outstanding effectiveness and should be fully utilized, and that their use makes a great difference in the severity of Covid-19 illness, hospitalizations and deaths, the CDC should better articulate the case for this policy relative to the numerous drawbacks. Unfortunately, …

Foster grandparents provide critical support to young people in their communities. These volunteers can provide stability and care to children who have been neglected or abused, help with literacy efforts and one-on-one tutoring, lend an ear to adolescents and new parents, and help with care for children who have disabilities and premature infants. The South …

The census provides the basis for redrawing Congressional and other legislative district lines every 10 years. Although state legislatures, or in some case special districting commissions, are responsible for dividing states with Congressional district lines, the national census determines how many representatives each state gets. Every decade a few states gain seats, some lose them …

What happens next will have large implications both for South Asia and for the world. It is time for the United States, the world’s oldest democracy, to come to the aid of this key global ally. Here are three critical things it can and must do: Story continues below advertisement First, support India’s public health …

The sage advice that “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is older than Joe Biden, but apparently he never heard of it. Or doesn’t think much of it.  The president is on a tear, as in tearing up arrangements that were achieving their objectives. His early results are disastrous.  In an act of astonishing …