George R.R. Martin is never going to finish “Game of Thrones” is he

winteriscoming.net/2022/02/22/george-rr-martin-too-busy-with-winds-of-winter-game-of-thrones-prequel-house-of-the-dragon/ George R.R. Martin too “busy with Winds of Winter” to write House of the Dragon by Dan Selcke, Feb. 24, 2022, Follow @Dan_Selcke HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon is on the way, and A Song of Ice and Fire writer George R.R. Martin seems pretty excited about it. “It’s dark, it’s powerful, it’s visceral… just the way … Continue reading George R.R. Martin is never going to finish “Game of Thrones” is he

Fun comparison of living costs in NYC’s Upper West and East Sides

This came from an ad but I found it fun to read. divinemoving.com/upper-east-side-vs-upper-west-side-living-costs-compared/ It is no secret that living costs in New York City can be varied. Some neighborhoods are more luxurious than others, but there are many affordable options as well. If you are planning to move to NYC, you are probably interested in … Continue reading Fun comparison of living costs in NYC’s Upper West and East Sides

Apple’s Focus feature more complex than it appears

Missing texts from friends? That's a feature, not a bug. You’re trying to focus on work, so you need to see notifications from Slack — but not from, say, your mom and Facebook. But what if the plumber who’s supposed to fix your sink tries to call, or if your mom really does have an … Continue reading Apple’s Focus feature more complex than it appears

Can Facebook monopolize the metaverse?

https://www.vox.com/recode/22933851/meta-facebook-metaverse-antitrust-regulation Can Facebook monopolize the metaverse? The company’s new direction is already sparking antitrust concerns. By Shirin Ghaffary and Sara Morrison  Feb 16, 2022, 6:30am EST Share this story Share this on Facebook (opens in new window)Share this on Twitter (opens in new window)SHARE All sharing options This story is part of a Recode series about Big Tech and antitrust. Over the … Continue reading Can Facebook monopolize the metaverse?

How long can cats be left alone? And do they get lonely? [yes]

https://www.newsweek.com/how-long-can-cats-left-alone-get-lonely-1672566 How Long Can Cats Be Left Alone and Do They Get Lonely? BY INIGO ALEXANDER ON 2/24/22 AT 8:00 AM EST Cats have a reputation of being independent pets that allow their owners a high level of autonomy. But how long can cats be left alone? And do they ever get lonely while their owner is out and … Continue reading How long can cats be left alone? And do they get lonely? [yes]

Nitty gritty of dealing with the climate crisis requires more detailed weather forecast data

/insideclimatenews.org/news/24022022/battered-and-flooded-by-increasingly-severe-weather-kentucky-and-tennessee-have-a-big-difference-in-forecasting/ Battered and Flooded by Increasingly Severe Weather, Kentucky and Tennessee Have a Big Difference in Forecasting Meteorologists in Kentucky rely on a 76-station “mesonet” for weather data while their counterparts in Tennessee are left partly flying blind. By James Bruggers, Caroline Eggers February 24, 2022 Deadly August 2021 flooding in Middle Tennessee occurred after nearly … Continue reading Nitty gritty of dealing with the climate crisis requires more detailed weather forecast data

How to watch the 2022 SAG Awards Sunday, February 27th

http://www.eonline.com/news/1320247/how-to-watch-the-2022-sag-awards-on-tv-and-online How to Watch the 2022 SAG Awards on TV and Online Will House of Gucci prove itself at the 2022 SAG Awards ahead of its Oscars snub? Here's how to tune in from home and find out how some of your favorite movies and shows ranked at the awards. By STEVEN VARGAS FEB 22, 2022 6:00 PMTAGS https://player.theplatform.com/p/BdHJDC/pdk6PocStable/select/media/sZLrqYuyaqxQ?form=html&playAll=true&playIndex=first&autoPlay=true&logLevel=none&params=csid%3De_online_detail_vod%26vcid2%3DpseaWaHwFevtdyft9nyfc%26_fw_h_referer%3Dwww.eonline.com%26fw_gdpr%3D0%26_fw_us_privacy%3D1YNNContinue reading How to watch the 2022 SAG Awards Sunday, February 27th

Is Apple’s walled garden what its customers want or a monopoly?

https://www.vox.com/recode/22821277/apple-iphone-antitrust-app-store-privacy How much control should Apple have over your iPhone? Some say Apple’s App Store is a monopoly. Apple says it’s just giving customers what they want. By Sara Morrison  Dec 8, 2021, 5:30am EST Share this story Share this on Facebook (opens in new window)Share this on Twitter (opens in new window)SHARE All sharing options This story is … Continue reading Is Apple’s walled garden what its customers want or a monopoly?

Is one of these forgotten movies a favorite of yours?

https://www.buzzfeed.com/alliehayes/movies-the-world-forgot-about-reddit [has the links to the trailers] 33 Movies People Still Love But Feel Like The Rest Of The World Has Completely Forgotten About BuzzFeed Staff Last week, we took a look at a viral Reddit thread that asked people about movies they loved from their childhood but felt like absolutely no one else alive … Continue reading Is one of these forgotten movies a favorite of yours?

Who do people trust about the climate crisis?

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2022/02/weatherman-climate-change/621630/ THE ONE GROUP OF PEOPLE AMERICANS ACTUALLY TRUST ON CLIMATE SCIENCE Local meteorologists are better positioned than anyone else to talk their communities through the facts about climate change.By Dan Schwartz Christopher Lee for The Atlantic FEBRUARY 22, 2022SHARE T he weatherman’s striped tie is still snug on his neck as he starts an evening bath … Continue reading Who do people trust about the climate crisis?

Wildfires apt to increase by a third by 2050 according to the U.N.

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/feb/23/climate-crisis-driving-increase-in-wildfires-across-globe-says-report-aoe? Wildfires likely to increase by a third by 2050, warns UN Even previously unaffected countries likely to see uncontrollable blazes, says study, which calls for shift to spending on prevention Wildfires in California. A new report warns that extreme fires that ravaged the US, Australia and Siberia will become more common by the end … Continue reading Wildfires apt to increase by a third by 2050 according to the U.N.