"Avengers: Endgame" is coming out on April 26, but that hasn't stopped Disney's Marvel Studios from hinting at what could be arriving after the grand finale of its most successful superhero franchise ever, a run at the box office for "Avengers," which has so far racked up $4 billion. Next up: taking a step back in time. In an interview with ScreenRant, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige discussed the future of Marvel movies, particularly with the "Captain Marvel " characters and how he thinks there is a still a lot of story left that takes place in the past. "I mean, I think one of the things that's fun to us about the timeline of this film and the potential of future stories with these characters is there's a great past," Feige said. "I think the fun part about seeing this portion of the MCU is that gap. ... The potential is there," Feige later added in regards to whether or not consumers can expect more solo-prequel adventures for Samuel L. Jackson's "Nick Fury" character. There is … [Read more...] about Marvel’s next big move after ‘Avengers: Endgame’: Going back in time
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Nikki Fried headed into Election Day last fall with a spring in her step. The Democratic candidate for Florida’s agricultural commissioner had led in nearly every recent public and private poll, as had Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Andrew Gillum (D), the party’s nominee for governor. They had built up what looked like solid leads in early voting. While Fried says she remained “cautiously optimistic” about her chances, other Democrats were already measuring the drapes. “Everyone kept asking me, ‘Who’s going to be on your transition team?'” she told TPM. But election night didn’t go as planned. By the time Fried went to bed, Republicans led in every single statewide race. Weeks of recounts, lawsuits and protests followed. After the smoke cleared, Fried emerged with a 6,753-vote lead out of more than 8 million votes cast— the only Democrat to win statewide in Florida, as Nelson and Gillum both fell just short. Florida’s … [Read more...] about Can Democrats Finally Fix Their Nagging Florida Problem In Time For 2020?
Just in time for SpaceIL's spacecraft Beresheet to land on the moon, the food and beverage manufacturer Strauss Group has developed a futuristic new snack that leverages the same technology used by NASA food scientists to make astronaut food, according to a report by Calcalist. The product, called Astro, is a nutritional cube made from freeze-dried fruits, vegetables and grains. In an interview with Calcalist, Strauss Group Chief Innovation Officer Shahar Florence said that Astro is part of the company’s efforts to gain global advantage through innovation. He said he hopes to have the product on the shelves – and virtual shelves – of the largest US realtors, such as Walmart and Amazon. Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>> Tags: food space innovation … [Read more...] about Strauss develops ‘Astro’ food just in time for spacecraft launch
Cost cutting. Emergency loans. Credit-score damage. Side gigs. Food banks. Thousands of federal employees throughout the Phoenix metro area have been feeling the financial strain from not having received a paycheck for more than a month. An agreement between President Trump and Congress would reopen the government for only three weeks, while negotiations continue over the contentious issue of funding a wall on the Mexican border. The tentative deal to end the shutdown couldn't have arrived fast enough for these workers, who missed a second paycheck Friday, though it likely won't ease all of their money pressures. The agreement would reopen the government until Feb. 15, but details were sketchy on various issues, such as when furloughed workers would return and when paychecks would be cut. "I have car payments and over $30,000 in student loans," Dave Meister, a Tempe resident who works for the Transportation Security Administration, said Friday morning before the tentative … [Read more...] about Deal on government shutdown arrives just in time for cash-strapped federal workers
In 1988, when Jean-Louis Gassée took a close look at Apple’s “highly automated” Macintosh factory in Fremont, Calif., what he saw was not pretty. Mr. Gassée, His experience assembling a Macintosh computer display and then stuffing chips into a computer motherboard is an important part of the story behind the artful language on the iPhone box — “Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in China.” After Apple announced a large new campus in Austin, Tex. — creating as many as 15,000 jobs, none of them expected to be manufacturing — it’s worth looking at the company’s flirtation with advanced manufacturing in Silicon Valley in the 1980s. Apple’s co-founder, Steve Jobs, had an abiding fascination with the tradition of Henry Ford and the original mass manufacturing of automobiles in Detroit, as well as the high-quality domestic manufacturing capabilities of Japanese companies like Sony. But his efforts to … [Read more...] about Apple Computers Used to Be Built in the U.S. It Was a Mess.