Use Google maps to help someone locate you in real time

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/18/18629379/how-to-google-maps-location-sharing-meet How to use Google Maps to help someone find you Share your location in real time, and make meet-ups easier than ever By JR Raphael  May 18, 2019, 10:00am EDT SHARE Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google Maps is great for helping you find your way — or even helping you find your car — … Continue reading Use Google maps to help someone locate you in real time

Free app that makes Netflix work better

https://bgr.com/2019/05/16/netflix-shows-2019-list-better-way-to-watch/ This free app makes Netflix better in 5 key ways Zach Epstein @zacharye May 16th, 2019 at 8:17 AM The battle for streaming subscribers is really starting to heat up in 2019. There used to be a massive gap between Netflix and every other service out there, but that gap is slowly beginning to narrow. … Continue reading Free app that makes Netflix work better

Red flags when eating out

https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephenlaconte/chefs-share-restaurant-red-flags Chefs Are Revealing All The Red Flags You Should Look Out For In Restaurants And It's Mildly Horrifying "If a restaurant has a HUGE menu...it's all frozen." Posted on May 21, 2019, at 4:32 p.m. Stephen LaConte BuzzFeed Staff Yesterday, a Reddit thread asked chefs a slightly terrifying question: "What red flags should people look out for when they … Continue reading Red flags when eating out

Don’t plan on the disappearance of the NYC MetroCard in the near future

https://www.businessinsider.com/nyc-subway-metrocard-replacement-omny-has-one-big-problem-2019-5 New York is finally catching up to the rest of the world and moving away from its iconic MetroCard. But there's one glaring problem with the replacement. Graham Rapier May 23, 2019, 4:23 PM A commuter swipes her MetroCard above a contactless card payment scanner installed at a turnstile at the Chambers Street subway … Continue reading Don’t plan on the disappearance of the NYC MetroCard in the near future

If only we could move to roads built from plastic and rubber tires — now That would be useful

https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/plastic-road-california-environment/?_branch_match_id=link-659001563213899160 The First Road Made From Plastic Waste Was Just Finished in the US Roads made from recycled plastic can cut down on plastic pollution. By Joe McCarthy NOV. 5, 2018 Why Global Citizens Should Care Around 420 million tons of plastic is produced each year, and most of this plastic ends up polluting ecosystems around … Continue reading If only we could move to roads built from plastic and rubber tires — now That would be useful

Ditching processed foods for cooking from scratch not exactly easy

Processed foods didn't gain their popularity from tasting better. They provided more time (and sometimes lower costs) in the newly standard two-income household. Cooking from scratch doesn't always, but generally does, take more time than opening a box, a jar, or the freezer. So how do we move to healthier food? https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2019/05/24/725470305/opinion-why-ditching-processed-foods-wont-be-easy-the-barriers-to-cooking-from-s OPINION: Why Ditching … Continue reading Ditching processed foods for cooking from scratch not exactly easy

My last Game of Thrones links

Just watched "The Last Watch" showing some of what went on behind the scenes to make the final season of "Game of Thrones." The scale of the production was pretty impressive. But here's a final link for a GoT story that's all gossipy. https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/game-of-thrones/game-of-thrones-finale-gwendoline-christie-brienne-kit-harington-jon-snow-reviews-a8930851.html and another to help you follow Yara Greyjoy to a different … Continue reading My last Game of Thrones links