Tag: Time

Is Time Travel Possible For Humans?

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Question: Is time travel possible for humans? Jasmine, age 8, Canberra, Australia. 

Hi Jasmine.

I wish! In books and movies, our favourite characters can use “time-turners” and treehouses to travel through time. Unfortunately, it isn’t that easy for people in real life. Let’s look at why.

First, there are two types of “time travel”: going back in time, and going forward in time.

Travelling to the past

As far as we know, travelling back in time is impossible. Even sending information back in time is difficult to imagine, because it can change things

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Travel Planning in the Time of Coronavirus

As the coronavirus continues to race around the globe, travelers are reconsidering their vacation plans. But if you’re counting on travel insurance to cover the costs of canceling a trip you’ve already booked, you may be out of luck.

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Generally, travel insurance won’t cover losses associated with epidemics or even pandemics, such as the coronavirus. And even if you’ve purchased a policy that covers epidemics, it probably won’t cover a trip booked after January 21, when the coronavirus became a “known event” (the exact

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Now Is the Best Time to Buy a Car

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Illustration by Marcos ChinCar and Driver

The past few months have upended virtually every plan anyone had made anywhere in the world, and that upheaval seems likely to continue for the foreseeable future.

So, with the knowledge that time makes fools of us all, and the understanding that pandemics speed the process, we’d like to make a prediction: This is going to be a great year to buy a car.

In some ways, this is a simple supply-and-demand argument. March was a brutal month for car sales, which fell by 27 percent across the industry in the first quarter

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