Methane isn’t exactly safe – how’d you like the lake by you to explode?

This article contains several fine photographs with lengthy texts as well as a demonstration of how the methane is being removed -- none of which is included below. You'll have to click thru. https://www.nature.com/immersive/d41586-021-02523-5/index.html? How dangerous is Africa’s explosive Lake Kivu? An unusual lake in central Africa could one day release a vast cloud of … Continue reading Methane isn’t exactly safe – how’d you like the lake by you to explode?

What’s the difference between extreme weather and climate change?

https://apple.news/AxWOpU_clTVuDM7fW0WFikA What’s the link between climate change and extreme weather? Oxford climatologist Friederike Otto, named on this year’s Time 100 list of the world’s most influential people, tells David Aaronovitch what we all need to understand about the catastrophic weather sweeping the globe (it’s not all bad news) September 25 2021, The Times [of London] … Continue reading What’s the difference between extreme weather and climate change?

Yet another health feature of the Apple Watch — replacing oximeters

This headline will mean nothing to you unless you're one of the many people who have lung disease either from unsafe working conditions, living near fossil fuel facilities that produce unhealthy particles that invade the lungs of those who live nearby and far away, or are suddenly facing respiratory problems from the prolonged severe wildfire … Continue reading Yet another health feature of the Apple Watch — replacing oximeters

With iOS 15, there’s a new health feature you need to turn on

That doesn’t mean it knows if you’re in imminent danger of falling—the app can’t tell what hazards may lurk in your home—but it provides an idea of your fall risk in the next 12 months. A low score can mean that you could benefit from strength- and balance-building exercises. Apple offers five short videos in … Continue reading With iOS 15, there’s a new health feature you need to turn on

With salmon, you may not be getting what you’re paying for

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/article/why-you-might-not-be-getting-the-salmon-you-paid-for Why you might not be getting the salmon you paid for America’s favorite fish is swimming in a sea of controversy, from alleged corporate price fixing and false sustainability claims to mislabeling and fraud. [photo] Underwater viewing windows at the Little White Salmon hatchery in Cook, Washington, allow visitors a close-up look at young … Continue reading With salmon, you may not be getting what you’re paying for

Two rave reviews of the new iPad Mini

https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/09/25/hands-on-with-the-small-and-mighty-6th-generation-ipad-mini? [videos not included below] Hands on with the small and mighty 6th-generation iPad mini Andrew O'Hara | Sep 25, 2021   6 CommentsFacebook Twitter Reddit After years of fairly disappointing routine upgrades, the iPad mini finally got some love from Apple's engineers. We go hands on with Apple's most compact, but surprisingly powerful little tablet. A gorgeous display Front and center … Continue reading Two rave reviews of the new iPad Mini

In case you still doubt that humans are wiping out other forms of life

Of course I realize this article is about birds almost reveling in the reduction of human activity in urban areas. But it's no stretch at all to envision these modifications at every level of life from whales whose waste turns out to be an essential source of food for micro plankton to coral that has … Continue reading In case you still doubt that humans are wiping out other forms of life

Manhattan’s UWS has lowest COVID rates in city

UWS ZIP Code Has Lowest 7-Day COVID Rate In New York City: Data The UWS is significantly below the city's overall seven-day COVID rate, with one local ZIP code posting the lowest positivity number in NYC. Gus Saltonstall,Patch Staff Posted Thu, Sep 23, 2021 at 11:21 am ET UPPER WEST SIDE, NY — A ZIP code … Continue reading Manhattan’s UWS has lowest COVID rates in city

The risk of a coup based on lies and subversion of democracy still exists

New bombshells show Trump's coup threat was real and hasn't passed Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN Updated 10:22 AM ET, Wed September 22, 2021 (CNN)A rush of new and shocking behind-the-scenes disclosures about how then-President Donald Trump sought to thwart the Constitution and the will of voters makes a clear case that America came closer to a coup earlier this year … Continue reading The risk of a coup based on lies and subversion of democracy still exists

Amazon plans a tech version of department stores to sell its own apparel brands

After all, the margins are much greater than with books.... https://www.wsj.com/articles/inside-amazons-department-store-plans-high-tech-dressing-rooms-its-own-apparel-brands-11632303002?  WSJ NEWS EXCLUSIVE Inside Amazon’s Department Store Plans: High-Tech Dressing Rooms, Its Own Apparel Brands Company’s outlets could feature QR codes, touch screens and a nontraditional shopping experience By Sebastian Herrera and Khadeeja SafdarSept. 22, 2021 5:30 am ET Amazon.com Inc.’s AMZN 1.06% planned department stores will aim to boost its … Continue reading Amazon plans a tech version of department stores to sell its own apparel brands

Articles about iOS 15 and Safari

How to Disable Tab Bar Coloring in Safari 15 on macOShttps://www.macrumors.com/how-to/safari-macos-turn-off-website-tinting/ iOS 15 Safari Extensions Worth Checking Outhttps://www.macrumors.com/guide/ios-15-safari-extensions/ 1Password update delivers tight Safari integration for iOS 15 and iPadOS 15https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/09/21/1password-update-delivers-tight-safari-integration-for-ios-15-and-ipados-15?

Do masks protect you even if nobody is else is wearing one? Yes

Does My Mask Protect Me if Nobody Else Is Wearing One? Masks work best when everyone in the room has one on, but you’ll still benefit from masking up even when those around you aren’t. By Tara Parker-Pope Sept. 21, 2021 If I’m the only person wearing a mask in a store or other indoor location, … Continue reading Do masks protect you even if nobody is else is wearing one? Yes