Barnes & Noble stores apt to look like older forms of bookstores soon

http://fortune.com/2019/06/23/barnes-noble-local-bookstore/ Why Barnes & Noble May Soon Look Like the Local Bookstores It Killed Off Jeffrey Greenberg—Universal Images Group via Getty Images By PHIL WAHBA June 23, 2019 The Barnes & Noble saga may yet have a happy ending. The retailer, still the largest U.S. bookstore chain despite years of shriveling sales, was bought by hedge fund … Continue reading Barnes & Noble stores apt to look like older forms of bookstores soon

If you can’t stop using Chrome completely, tighten up its privacy/surveillance settings

Note: Even if you've stopped using Chrome on your personal machines, Google may already have a long record of information that needs to be cleaned out. This article is worth taking step by step, carefully, to not only wipe out the information already on file with Google, but to avoid accidentally re-creating the data. https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/06/27/help-desk-how-fight-spies-your-chrome-browser/Continue reading If you can’t stop using Chrome completely, tighten up its privacy/surveillance settings

Another example of US failing to protect the environment — and why it happens

The type of sunscreen swimmers  use makes an enormous difference to the health of the coral that they may be snorkeling or scuba diving thru. Since coral grows at a glacial pace, even a little of the ingredient in the "bad" sunscreen can produce disaster. Most nations sell sunscreen that isn't harmful. Altho I'm not … Continue reading Another example of US failing to protect the environment — and why it happens

Mother Jones overview of Kamala Harris for those who don’t know her

More than a year hold, but full of insight. https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2018/01/the-secret-to-understanding-kamala-harris/ Politics January/February 2018 Issue The Secret to Understanding Kamala Harris And why it’s making her a flash point in the Democratic Party. Jamilah King ReporterBio Advertise with Mother Jones Max-o-maticDown road 22 in Chowchilla, behind a wall of trees, impossibly green despite the brutal summer heat … Continue reading Mother Jones overview of Kamala Harris for those who don’t know her

Sometimes trying to shame people goes wrong

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/shortcuts/2019/jun/11/problem-in-the-bagging-area-the-plastic-shaming-scheme-that-went-very-very-wrong? Problem in the bagging area: the plastic-shaming scheme that went very, very wrong Tired of people failing to bring in their own carrier bags, a Canadian store brought in a set with ‘embarrassing’ logos. There was just one problem Tue 11 Jun 2019 12.41 EDTFirst published on Tue 11 Jun 2019 12.19 EDT  One of the shaming bags … Continue reading Sometimes trying to shame people goes wrong

The body responds differently to different forms of protein

I do love my peanut butter and raspberry or blackberry jam sandwiches.https://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Worst-Forms-Protein-45104512?stream_view=1#photo-45104569 Worst Forms of Protein If You're Trying to Lose Weight, You Should Avoid These 6 Proteins June 19, 2019by HAJAR LARBAH 951 Shares View In Slideshow  Image Source: Flickr user Mike Mozart If you live an active lifestyle, you know just how important having an adequate amount … Continue reading The body responds differently to different forms of protein

India’s urban areas implementing plans to deal with 120 degree plus heat

The urban areas on the globe facing lethal heat days are just the leading edge of what can be expected in an increasing number of cities. The authorities are doing their best, but the temperatures are simply not survivable if they increase only another degree or two. The fact these temperatures are being recorded in … Continue reading India’s urban areas implementing plans to deal with 120 degree plus heat