May 29, 2017

‘Supermoon’ Science: NASA explains the closest full moon [today 14] until 2034

By Samantha Mathewson, Contributor From The November “supermoon” is extra close to Earth today  (Nov. 14), providing an extraordinary sight for skywatchers — but exactly what makes this month’s full moon so special? November’s supermoon —a term used to describe a full moon is at its perigee, or closest point to Earth during the […]

Apple’s iPhone 7 ditches traditional headphone socket

From BBC Apple said its lightning connector could be used instead, which would make room for other components. It will also promote the use of wireless earphones, and has released a set of its own called Airpods. The firm said it had taken “courage” to take the step. However, it risks annoying users who will […]

Nadia speaks out: Call for slavery in Iraq to be prosecuted

From Eugenia Afonso, Walk Free  “We, the women and children, were taken by bus from the school to another area. They humiliated us along the way and touched us in a shameful way.”[1]  Watch Nadia’s story here and sign this petition calling for slavery in Iraq to be referred to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). […]

Xfaire’s plan for internet TV has almost everything

By Richard Lawler From engadget Even though Aereo didn’t make it, we’ve seen more movement towards internet TV that replaces traditional cable or antenna in the last year than ever before. This year at CES, I spoke to a startup that has big plans for its internet TV offering, even though actually making them happen could […]

The Games are here. Play your part

From WALK FREE.ORG Last Friday (5), we witnessed the spectacular opening ceremony at the Rio Olympics 2016. The first Olympic and Paralympic Games ever held in South America will host over 15,000 competing athletes. Their amazing efforts have got them to this historic event. Your efforts can play a part, too. Share this video (at […]

Britain’s exit from the EU exposes fundamentalists’ false Biblical teaching

By Hudson George As Britain leaves the European Union (EU) through the democratic process in a referendum, for political, social and economic reasons, I am now wondering what other religious propaganda Christian fundamentalists will invent again to control their followers, who they brainwashed to believe in a world government that will bring the end of […]

Yo has moved to your wrist

BY PETE PACHAL From Mashable AUSTIN, Texas — Yo has been building an Apple Watch app to make notifications easy. Once the poster child for “dumb apps,” Yo will be able to deliver a snippet of content along with the Yo, extending beyond the service’s typical notifcations, which are usually restricted to the two-letter alert. The […]

Game of Thrones finale ratings record proves it’s the last consensus show on TV

By Eliana Dockterman From TIME The HBO drama is the last show to capture the collective American imagination Much like the Sept, Game of Thrones‘ ratings exploded on Sunday night during the show’s season six finale. Sunday’s show was watched by 8.9 million people, a new high for the HBO drama. By comparison, the season five […]

Washington Post reveals new PRISM slides

…. offers greater clarity into the US’ surveillance operation By Joe Pollicino From engadget PRISM: The surveillance story that started with four leaked slides from the Washington Post,  gets a bit clearer. The publication has revealed [in 2013] four more annotated slides about the once-secret NSA operation, along with detailing the various levels of scrutiny […]

Cayman Islands police issue Christmas personal safety tips

RCIPS Holiday Safety Initiative: Tips To Enhance Personal Safety During the Holidays Aside from road safety, the RCIPS is emphasizing other aspects of safety during its Holiday Safety Initiative, including personal safety. Violent crime and street crime in the Cayman Islands is rare, but there are things you can do to make yourself even less […]