Adam Minter

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The race against time to build the world’s most precise clock

From the scientific community to the military and the financial industry, everyone is watching keenly as atomic clocks become more accurate.

From the scientific community to the military and the financial industry, everyone is watching keenly as atomic clocks become more accurate.

13 Sep 2019 - 9:55AM
Obsessive fans organise to push Chinese idols to top of global hit parades
  • •Devotees dip into their own pockets to get their favourites to No 1.
  • •Multibillion-dollar ‘fan economy’ effectively a closed shop for non-Chinese
  • •Devotees dip into their own pockets to get their favourites to No 1.
  • •Multibillion-dollar ‘fan economy’ effectively a closed shop for non-Chinese
15 Nov 2018 - 5:17PM
Dying alone in Japan: the industry devoted to disposing of what’s left behind

As the country’s population ages and shrinks, there is increasing demand for services that clean out and dispose of the property of the dead

As the country’s population ages and shrinks, there is increasing demand for services that clean out and dispose of the property of the dead

24 Sep 2018 - 10:11AM
Now China refuses to be dumping ground for the world’s waste, where on Earth will it all go?

Plastic, paper, metal – with other countries unable to handle the sheer volume of recycling needed, the planet’s trash is piling up

Plastic, paper, metal – with other countries unable to handle the sheer volume of recycling needed, the planet’s trash is piling up

9 Jul 2018 - 8:02PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM