Amazon fires extremely dangerous for the planet — this is why

This sort of article is essential but makes it very difficult to be hopeful. https://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-fires-may-help-dieback-emit-carbon-hurry-climate-change-2019-8? Fires in the Amazon could be part of a doomsday scenario that sees the rainforest spewing carbon into the atmosphere and speeding up climate change even more Sinéad Baker Aug. 22, 2019, 9:04 AM Imagery from European Union satellites shows … Continue reading Amazon fires extremely dangerous for the planet — this is why

Here’s the Apple Support nuts and bolts on the Apple Card, including adding it to your TouchID Mac

If you want or already have an  Apple Card, a very helpful AppleSupport article (below) takes you from the application process to adding it to any Macs you have with Touch ID.  KEEP SCROLLING. Note the most recent modification was August 20, 2019. Other versions may come soon. How to apply for Apple Card Learn how to apply … Continue reading Here’s the Apple Support nuts and bolts on the Apple Card, including adding it to your TouchID Mac

Two meals a day optimal for health?

I've not tried intermittent fasting but I don't find it difficult to believe that this approach would result in less food consumed. https://www.businessinsider.com/what-is-intermittent-fasting-skipping-meals-may-promote-health-2019-8 A cancer researcher who studies intermittent fasting says 2 meals a day may be the ideal recipe for long-term health Hilary Brueck Aug. 22, 2019, 3:47 PM Dr. Miriam Merad at the … Continue reading Two meals a day optimal for health?

Are you spooked by the humans listening to Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant? Solutions here

Hi, Alexa. How Do I Stop You From Listening In On Me? Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you have a problem with that. CreditCreditGlenn Harvey By Brian X. Chen Aug. 21, 2019 Many of us ask … Continue reading Are you spooked by the humans listening to Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant? Solutions here

This is what it’s like to swim thru the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/2019/08/great-pacific-garbage-patch-swim-science/ This is what it's like to swim through the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Long-distance swimmer Ben Lecomte is helping collect scientific samples in a vortex of ocean plastic. By Mary Anne Potts Roughly a thousand miles southwest of San Francisco, Ben Lecomte, a 52-year-old French long-distance swimmer, is exploring one of the ocean’s most … Continue reading This is what it’s like to swim thru the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Collected URLs on the new Apple card for those who like to read up

I'm not going to go thru all the pros and cons here.  Here's my bottom line opinion -- if you already use Apple Pay, apply for the Apple Card in your Wallet. The 2% cash back justifies it (even compared to the Amazon Prime Card) and the financial management features are fun. Don't bother ordering … Continue reading Collected URLs on the new Apple card for those who like to read up

Titanium Apple Cards will require special storage — no leather, no denim and not next to other magnetic cards

If you applied for and received an Apple Card for your wallet, you may also have ordered the titanium card. If so, storing that will be a nuisance as it can't be put next to leather, denim, or other credit cards. As the author says, another Apple-based set of accessories to come. https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2019/8/21/20827303/apple-card-titanium-goldman-sachs-iphone-users-cleaning-warning-discoloration Apple warns … Continue reading Titanium Apple Cards will require special storage — no leather, no denim and not next to other magnetic cards