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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Forest fire

California fires can only get even worse in the next few years

The severity of wildfires in the Sierra Nevada region of California has been sensitive to changes in climate over the past 1,400 years, according to new research. The findings suggest...
Aged couple on bike

You’re never too old to do your heart a favor

Regular exercise is highly beneficial for all patients with cardiovascular disease regardless of age, report investigators in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, published by Elsevier. Their results showed that...

Sims-like disaster models help plan for human freak-outs

Computer models are helping public health researchers plan for disasters. For instance, if a plume of toxic smoke was to hit downtown Los Angeles, would you be better staying inside...
Homeless myths

12 myths about homelessness in America

The realities of homelessness upend many common assumptions about its causes—and potential solutions—an expert argues. On a single night in January 2018, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development...
Car Cabin Air Filter

What does it cost to replace your car cabin air filter?

When you’re on a tight budget, it’s always worth your while to find little ways to save some cash throughout the year. This is especially true when you own...

Study finds onion and garlic consumption may reduce breast cancer risk

Onions and garlic are key ingredients in sofrito, a condiment that's a staple of Puerto Rican cuisine. They may also be a recipe for reducing the risk of breast...
Student in classroom

What’s the best way to cope with impostor syndrome?

The impostor syndrome, a phenomenon that manifests when people feel like frauds even if they are actually capable and well-qualified, affects people both in the workplace and in the...
Driver with coffee

Americans still would rather drive themselves than have a self-driving car drive them

Americans would rather drive than commute in self-driving cars, a new study focused on cost perceptions suggests. Researchers studied how Americans’ perceived cost of commute time changes depending on who’s...
Vaping liquid flavors

Banned carcinogen found in minty vape flavors

Pulegone, a potential carcinogen banned as a food additive, is present in high levels in some e-cigarette liquids and smokeless tobacco products, according to a new study. Pulegone (pronounced pju-leh-goan)...
Fitness gamification

A little competition improves the results of your exercise

Wearables might not offer enough motivation to get your daily steps, but a little competition might work. Researchers combined behavioral insights, gaming elements such as points and levels, and social...
Ford Mustang Mach E

New Mustang Mach E, Ford surrenders to electricity

A couple of years ago, thinking about a future full of electric cars was more of a dream than a possibility. However, electric cars...
Counting money

Google will offer banking accounts and Facebook will allow payments from its app

They call them GAFA. It is the acronym for Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, the four most famous and powerful companies among which are...
Business ideas

Essentials for business success in 2020 and beyond

Markets are changing quickly, adjusting to the rapid digitization and globalization that have come to define the economy of our age. Within this sea-change,...
Fortnite player

Why are gamers spending less on micropayments?

Micro-transactions or micropayments, with or without boxes of loot, annoy players, tired of continuing to pay after having presumably bought the "whole" video game....
Broken Netflix tv screen

Why will Netflix stop working on older TVs?

A few days before it was announced that Netflix will cease to work on some Samsung, Vizio and Roku devices, a company representative offered...
Sonic the Hedgehog movie trailer

New trailer for ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’: Sega’s film returns to its origins after the...

We already have a new trailer for 'Sonic the Hedgehog', scheduled for release in February 2020. The film has been directed by the debutant...
Whatsapp business catalog

Small businesses can now present their product catalog within WhatsApp

WhatsApp has introduced its new catalog feature. Catalogs are a kind of mobile store where companies can display and share their products so that...

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