December 12, 2018

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12 Great movies exploring the unique horror of being a woman

By Martha Polk From Vulture This Halloween, we need more than jump scares and gross-outs. You know what’s scarier than monsters, ghouls, and goblins? The patriarchy. Forget the blood geysers, aliens, and flesh-devouring apocalypses — we need thrillers and horror flicks that get at the truly terrifying stuff of female experience, like being married (to […]

NEW UPDATE – ISAAC DISSIPATES – Isaac may become a hurricane after threatening Jamaica, impacting Lesser Antilles

From HMCI Sep 15 2018 Great news – The NHC has advised that Isaac has dissipated and has now issued its last advisory on the remnants of Isaac! The Cayman Islands National weather service will continue to monitor the remnants of Isaac as it moves over the central Caribbean. The local forecast indicates an 80 […]

The hunting of whales, dolphins and porpoises illegally for bait found to be more widespread than first thought

A report by Sandra Altherr and Nicola Hodgins Edited by Sue Fisher, Kate O’Connell, D.J. Schubert, and Dave Tilford SMALL CETACEANS, BIG PROBLEMS A global review of the impacts of hunting on small whales, dolphins and porpoises SUMMARY The hunting of small cetaceans (i.e., all toothed whales, except the sperm whale) for food or fishing […]

Gadgets of the week

The greedy ways Apple got to $1 trillion By Josh Constine From TechCrunch Broken Apple Chargers For being the richest company ever with $243 billion in cash, Apple sure cuts corners in the stingiest ways. The hardware giant became the first trillion-dollar company this week. Yet it’s tough to reconcile Apple earning $11 billion in […]

Chocolate, bioterrorism and the birth of Brazilian funk

By Megan Giller, From engadget Is a plot to topple the aristocracy to blame for the collapse of cacao in Brazil? In the 1990s, the cacao farmers of Brazil fell into a collective depression. Some hanged themselves, others dosed themselves with rat poison, still others walked around crying and saying they didn’t have anything to […]

Gadget of the week

Kano’s next coding kit is a Harry Potter wand By Nick Summers From engadget The companion app lets you code and perform iconic spells including ‘Incendio!’ Harry Potter fans have plenty of replica wands to choose from. Some are designed for children, with mystical sound effects and LED lights. Others hew closer to movie props […]

OPINION: When a political party takes a country down the wrong road

By Jolly Green Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has become a sinister land where right is wrong and wrong is right. Knowing what is right and doing what is right has become a lost cause in SVG, handed down by current and even some past Vincentian leaders to their followers. Current Vincentian leaders have caused […]

Electrified X bike

VanMoof’s Electrified X cured my fear of bike thieves By Nick Summers From engadget Smart security features have given me peace of mind. Five years ago I lost my bike. A few months prior, I had moved into a half-finished block of flats in southeast London. The apartment was complete, but construction workers were still […]

The truth about sex robots: Panic, pleasure and a candlelit dinner

By Christopher Trout From engadget RealDollx is about to make history. So what happens when the humanoids finally leave the lab? Dr. Oz isn’t happy about the future of sex. The day I’m scheduled to appear on his show, the television physician and Oprah protege has assembled a cast of victims and villains that includes […]

Gadgets of the week

The 10 best tech gadgets I used in 2017 Brandt Ranj, Insider Picks From Business Insider The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. I reviewed a lot of incredible tech this year, so I decided […]