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Why It’s So Hard to Restart Venezuela’s Power Grid

Why It’s So Hard to Restart Venezuela’s Power Grid

Crews attempting to deal with black-starting a frail and brittle grid like the one in Venezuela also face major safety considerations, like explosions.MATIAS DELACROIX/AFP/Getty ImagesVenezuela's massive, nationwide power outages, which began on Thursday, have so far resulted in at least 20 deaths, looting, and loss of access to food, water, fuel, and cash for many…

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Movie Review: Captain Marvel Is About Female Power—Not Empowerment

Movie Review: Captain Marvel Is About Female Power—Not Empowerment

Brie Larson stars as the titular hero in Captain Marvel.MarvelIf there's one line, one quote, that will endure from Captain Marvel, it'll likely be this one from Carol Danvers herself: "What happens when I'm finally set free?" It's rhetorical. Danvers says this as she's coming to realize the true awesomeness of her powers. For years,…

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