http://www.wsj.com/articles/an-immense-world-book-review-where-beasts-have-us-beat-11655481384? ‘An Immense World’ Review: Where Beasts Have Us Beat Humans only see 1% of the colors a bird can see. What else are we missing? Closeup of an eagle owl eye.PHOTO: JONATHAN KNOWLES/GETTY IMAGES By Julie Zickefoose June 17, 2022 11:56 am ETSAVEPRINTTEXT 21 Listen to article Length(6 minutes)Queue He digs, throwing clods of forest loam … Continue reading Beasts can do so much more with their senses than us humans
Month: January 2023
Indie horror movie streaming on HBO Max: includes spoilers
http://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2022/11/barbarian-2022-horror-movie-review/672003/? The Indie Horror Film That Everyone Is Suddenly Talking About Barbarian capitalizes on the thing viewers love and hate most: the unknown.By David Sims 20th Century Studios NOVEMBER 4, 2022SHARE This story contains major spoilers for Barbarian. On the opening day of this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, one film was on everybody’s lips. As I ran into … Continue reading Indie horror movie streaming on HBO Max: includes spoilers
Netherlands confronting drought rather than an overabundance of water
http://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/10/climate/netherlands-drought-climate-change.html They’re ‘World Champions’ of Banishing Water. Now, the Dutch Need to Keep It. As climate change dries out Europe, the Netherlands, a country long shaped by its overabundance of water, is suddenly confronting drought. A cargo barge on the severely depleted Rhine River at Lobith, the Netherlands, in August, when the river’s discharge hit … Continue reading Netherlands confronting drought rather than an overabundance of water
Environmental activist killed in cold blood while protesting destruction of woods for police training area
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/jan/21/protester-killed-georgia-cop-city-police-shooting ‘Assassinated in cold blood’: activist killed protesting Georgia’s ‘Cop City’ Killing of Manuel Esteban Paez Terán, who opposed training facility, is ‘unprecedented’ in history of environmental activism, experts say Manuel Esteban Paez Terán. Photograph: Gabe Eisen Timothy Pratt in AtlantaSat 21 Jan 2023 05.00 EST Belkis Terán spoke with her child, Manuel, nearly every day by … Continue reading Environmental activist killed in cold blood while protesting destruction of woods for police training area
How do you feel about dogs that are poodle mixes?
http://www.wsj.com/articles/doodle-dogs-poodle-labradoodle-hybrids-backlash-11649948543? ‘I Hate Doodle Dogs’: Endless Poodle Hybrids Spark Backlash The ultra-popular pets have driven a wedge between owners, breeders and people who say they’re tired of seeing the pooches everywhere Luke Kanies and his Australian labradoodle, Westley, go for a walk. KIM OANH NGUYEN By Sarah E. Needleman April 14, 2022 11:07 am ET Since adopting … Continue reading How do you feel about dogs that are poodle mixes?
How to control your Apple Watch with your iPhone
https://www.macrumors.com/how-to/control-apple-watch-with-your-iphone/ How to Control Your Apple Watch With Your iPhone Tuesday October 4, 2022 1:14 PM PDT by Tim Hardwick In iOS 16, Apple introduced a new Apple Watch Mirroring feature that lets you see and control your Apple Watch screen from your paired iPhone. Apple Watch Mirroring is designed to make the watch experience more accessible for people … Continue reading How to control your Apple Watch with your iPhone
Where to watch the Oscar nominees
http://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/24/movies/oscar-nominated-movies-streaming.html Where to Stream ‘The Banshees of Inisherin,’ ‘Elvis’ and More 2023 Oscar Nominees Many of the top contenders can be watched at home. Here’s a guide to help you get a jump on the field Colin Farrell in “The Banshees of Inisherin.”Credit...Searchlight Pictures/20th Century Studios By Scott Tobias Jan. 24, 2023Updated 4:02 p.m. ET The nominees for … Continue reading Where to watch the Oscar nominees
They Fought the Lawn. And the Lawn Lost.
http://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/14/climate/native-plants-lawns-homeowners.html They Fought the Lawn. And the Lawn Lost. After their homeowner association ordered them to replace their wildlife-friendly plants with turf grass, a Maryland couple sued. They ended up changing state law. Janet and Jeff Crouch of Columbia, Md., enjoy a yard of native flowers and plants instead of a grass lawn. “Your yard … Continue reading They Fought the Lawn. And the Lawn Lost.
Apps fighting food waste by rescuing restaurant meals and unsold groceries
The apps fighting food waste by saving restaurant meals from the trash Illustration: Ulises Mendicutty/The Guardian Consumers get the chance to buy leftover meals, expiring or misshapen food at discount prices, and aim to encourage consumers to effect policy change in their communities Supported by About this content Cecilia NowellSat 19 Nov 2022 06.00 EST … Continue reading Apps fighting food waste by rescuing restaurant meals and unsold groceries
Short burst of activity make a difference
2-Minute Bursts of Movement Can Have Big Health Benefits A new study confirms that you don’t have to do a hard workout to reap the longevity rewards of exercise. Credit...Getty Imags By Dani Blum Dec. 8, 2022 Dashing up the stairs to your apartment, weaving between commuters as you dart toward the train — those small … Continue reading Short burst of activity make a difference
Apple plans new encryption system to ward off hackers and protect iCloud data
https://www.wsj.com/articles/apple-plans-new-encryption-system-to-ward-off-hackers-and-protect-icloud-data-11670435635 Apple Plans New Encryption System to Ward Off Hackers and Protect iCloud Data ‘Advanced Data Protection’ will offer end-to-end encryption on iCloud backups, Notes, Photos and other services—a step that may draw ire from law enforcement Apple is finally bringing end-to-end encryption to most of iCloud, including backups, photos and more. In an interview, … Continue reading Apple plans new encryption system to ward off hackers and protect iCloud data
Nobody likes hearing that their property is at risk for wildfires
grist.org/housing/oregon-wildfire-risk-map-home-values/? Oregon tried to inform residents about wildfire risk. The backlash was explosive. Homeowners fear the state will devalue their properties by publicizing their fire risk. Nathan Howard / Getty Images Jake Bittle for Grist, PublishedNov 02, 2022 Last summer, after a series of devastating wildfires, the Oregon state legislature passed a sweeping bipartisan bill to protect … Continue reading Nobody likes hearing that their property is at risk for wildfires