How 3% of Texans call the shots for the rest of us (VOTE Y’ALL!!!!!)

Minority Rule: How 3 Percent of Texans Call the Shots for the Rest of Us Statewide officials and legislators are far to the right of most Texans. Why? Low primary-election turnout and an anemic Democratic party. By Michael Hardy November 202221 Illustrations by Brian Rea If you want to see the future of Texas, take a … Continue reading How 3% of Texans call the shots for the rest of us (VOTE Y’ALL!!!!!)

Cleaning stainless steel sink

https://www.tomsguide.com/how-to/how-to-clean-a-stainless-steel-sink How to clean a stainless steel sink and make it gleam By Katie Mortram published September 24, 2022 Here’s how to clean a stainless steel sink quickly and effectively (Image credit: Shutterstock) Learning how to clean a stainless steel sink may sound straightforward, but it’s not as easy as you might think. Limescale as well as … Continue reading Cleaning stainless steel sink

Phasing out fossil fuels requires fundamentally changing our buildings

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/09/26/climate-carbon-fossil-fuel-energy-efficiency/ Opinion  Want to phase out fossil fuels? We must fundamentally change our buildings. By Joseph G. Allen,  Parichehr Salimifard and  Jonathan Buonocore September 26, 2022 at 7:00 a.m. EDT Joseph G. Allen is an associate professor and director of the Healthy Buildings program at Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Parichehr Salimifard is an assistant … Continue reading Phasing out fossil fuels requires fundamentally changing our buildings

U.S.P.S. requiring that holiday mail and packages go out EARLY

USPS Says You Can't Do This With Your Mail After Nov. 5 by Kali Coleman for Yahoo, Wed, October 5, 2022 at 4:43 PM After months of complaints over delivery delays and various service suspensions, Americans are getting ready to see how the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) handles the 2022 holiday shipping season. From November through January, the … Continue reading U.S.P.S. requiring that holiday mail and packages go out EARLY

TikTok’s “Hot Girl Walks” could be for you

You can also read about this trend at: https://www.texasmonthly.com/travel/texas-hot-girl-walk-austin-dallas-katy-trail-tik-tok/https://apple.news/AGTOHd_cLSr6bGIq1PqHA9Q The TikTok fitness craze Hot Girl Walk is worth trying By Laura Murphy for the Washington Post September 26, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. EDT Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site. Did you hear? Walking is cool again. Approximately 3.6 million years … Continue reading TikTok’s “Hot Girl Walks” could be for you

Glimmer of hope for technology that would allow plastic to be reused in its original state

http://www.zmescience.com/ecology/scientists-finally-find-a-way-to-recycle-plastic-indefinitely/ Scientists finally find a way to recycle plastic indefinitely Most plastic products can't be recycled back into their original form. It's time to change that.  by Tibi Puiu, September 26, 2022 in Environment, News Chemistry chair Wei Zhang (right) and Graduate Research Assistant Zepeng Lei study plastic materials in the Zhang Lab. Credit: Patrick Campbell / University … Continue reading Glimmer of hope for technology that would allow plastic to be reused in its original state

Everything you need for the Qatar 2022 World Cup (except where matches are streamed)

Click thru to use search function for the charts below:https://sportstar.thehindu.com/football/fifa-world-cup/news/qatar-2022-full-schedule-updated-qualified-teams-dates-kick-off-times-final-for-world-cup/article66041757.ece Qatar 2022: Full schedule, teams, matches and stadiums This is the first time a country from the Middle East is hosting the World Cup with the host drawn in Group A, alongside Ecuador, Senegal and the Netherlands. TEAM SPORTSTAR 21 OCTOBER, 2022 22:27 IST At … Continue reading Everything you need for the Qatar 2022 World Cup (except where matches are streamed)

Certain types of hearing loss can signal dementia

bestlifeonline.com/peripheral-hearing-loss-dementia-news/ If You Notice This With Your Hearing, It Could Signal Dementia, Studies Warn THIS CHANGE IN YOUR HEARING COULD SPELL TROUBLE FOR YOUR BRAIN. By ADAM MEYER JULY 3, 2022 As we get older, many of us tend to focus on the physical changes we can see in the mirror. We spot the wrinkles and gray … Continue reading Certain types of hearing loss can signal dementia

Beautiful banality of Taylor Swift’s “Midnights”

Also check out: http://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/21/arts/music/taylor-swift-midnights.html and/or http://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/oct/23/taylor-swift-midnights-review-poised-between-self-flagellation-and-pure-bliss? and/or https://www.buzzfeed.com/ryanschocket2/midnights-is-taylor-swift-best-album http://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2022/10/taylor-swift-midnights-album-review/671811/? The Beautiful Banality of Taylor Swift’s Midnights The album treads aggressively familiar territory—but with new wisdom and confidence.By Spencer Kornhaber Beth Garrabrant OCTOBER 21, 2022, 12:01 AM ETSHARE These days on the internet, the term theory refers to something between a rumor and a prayer: a wish so commonly expressed … Continue reading Beautiful banality of Taylor Swift’s “Midnights”

How Colleen Hoover rose to rule the best-seller list

For more articles in mainstream media all expressing surprise at the suddenness of a phenomenon that's already sold millions of copies:https://finance.yahoo.com/news/despite-1-1-million-tiktok-193947528.htmlhttps://www.theguardian.com/books/2022/oct/11/colleen-hoover-author-tiktok-it-ends-with-ushttps://www.wsj.com/articles/colleen-hoover-new-book-11666105107?mod=flipboard and http://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/09/books/colleen-hoover.html How Colleen Hoover Rose to Rule the Best-Seller List With legions of devoted fans and a knack for high-voltage emotional drama, Hoover has sold more than 20 million books. And she’s done … Continue reading How Colleen Hoover rose to rule the best-seller list

Long COVID is pushing attention on largely ignored chronic fatigue syndrome

https://apple.news/AENSM_rpMT0WMWUI6xRYRuA Long COVID Has Forced a Reckoning for One of Medicine’s Most Neglected Diseases Only a couple dozen doctors specialize in chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Now their knowledge could be crucial to treating millions more patients.By Ed Yong for The Atlantic Katie Martin / The Atlantic; Getty SEPTEMBER 26, 2022 Kira Stoops lives in Bozeman, Montana—a … Continue reading Long COVID is pushing attention on largely ignored chronic fatigue syndrome

How iOS 16 changes Apple Music

9to5mac.com/2022/08/04/everything-new-apple-music-ios-16-features/ Everything new with Apple Music on iOS 16 José Adorno - Sep. 12th 2022 11:45 am PT With iOS 16, different from other years, Apple didn’t announce a ton of new features to Apple Music. That said, there are still a few functions and tweaks that users will love when using the music streaming … Continue reading How iOS 16 changes Apple Music