November 13, 2019

Best scooters for adults — commute in style with an electric or kick ride

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By Nahja Washington From Mashable Scooters aren’t just for kids anymore. Sure, you probably have great memories of riding one as a child in the park or down the street, having the time of your life. You can now feel free to regain that feeling with a scooter for adults. Scooting is a cheap, fun, […]

7 of the best robocall blocking apps and tools for avoiding phone spam

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By Haley Henschel From Mashable If there’s one thing people with iPhones and Android phones can agree on, it’s this: Robocalls suck.  Personally speaking, robots call me more than my own mother does. A very concerned “Cynthia Arnold” gets in touch every week or so “in reference to your federal student loan,” claiming she needs to discuss […]

Celebrate this Earth Day by recycling your old electronics

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By RECYCLE MY ELECTRONICS From Mashable As Earth Day approaches, many people are looking for meaningful ways to celebrate the world’s largest environmental movement. While the urgency needed to tackle these issues requires a sustained effort all year long, marking April 22 with an activity that makes a positive impact on the planet is a […]

Cayman Brac Study offers insight into biological changes among invasive species

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by University of Plymouth From EurekAlert A remote island in the Caribbean could offer clues as to how invasive species are able to colonise new territories and then thrive in them, a new study suggests. Scientists from the University of Plymouth have recently completed extensive research into a lizard population on the Cayman Islands. Up […]

NASA photos capture immense flooding of a vital U.S. Air Force base

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By Mark Kaufman From Mashable In 1948, Air Force Secretary Stuart Symington stationed the United States’ long-range nuclear bombers at Offutt Air Force Base in eastern Nebraska, a location safe in the middle of the nation and well-insulated from the coast. But 70 years later, the base — now home to the U.S. Strategic Commandwhich deters “catastrophic actions […]

Best dating sites for seniors: Dating over 60 can actually be fun

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By Leah Stodart From Mashable Senior dating: Hard, but not as much as you think.  Because let’s face it: Dating at any age is kind of a pain in the ass — and being over 60 in the dating world could actually have its perks. There’s a reason why post-retirement age could be the happiest time of your life. […]

Flat Earthers plan a cruise that uses charts of a round planet to navigate

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By Morgan Sung From Mashable Someone is going to tell them, right? Flat Earthers from around the globe disc are planning an all-out cruise for the 2020 Flat Earther International Conference. Promised to be the “biggest, boldest, best adventure yet,” the cruise will bring like-minded people together who all believe the planet is a disc protected by an […]

Best travel pillows

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9 of the best travel pillows right now By Rudie Obias From Mashable The worst part about traveling is… well, traveling. Nobody likes to spend hours sitting in a cramped space in between two strangers with little to no leg room. In fact, if you think about it, every flight or bus ride is the […]

Scientists slam door on the alleged ‘pause’ in global warming

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By Mark Kaufman From Mashable Today, climate change deniers will resurrect the tired old argument that Earth’s global warming stalled sometime at the beginning of this century.  The evidence for such a slowdown, however, doesn’t exist.  A diverse group of global researchers published two papers in the scientific journalEnvironmental Research Letters on Tuesday, affirming why such claims of a global warming […]

At least 4 dead, more than 40 injured in Dominican Republic factory blast

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From efe-epaSanto Domingo At least four people died on Wednesday and more than 40 were injured, including a number of children, when a powerful explosion occurred at a plastics factory in the Dominican capital, authorities said. The blast occurred around midday at the Polyplas factory in the Villas Agricolas district of Santo Domingo and, according […]