A diner is returning to Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Nostalgic Diner Old John’s Brings Its Egg Creams and Banana Splits Back to the Upper West Side Updated classics are on the menu at this diner reboot opening June 23by Erika Adams  Jun 14, 2021, 4:39pm EDTPhotography by Molly Tavoletti Old John’s diner favorites are making a comeback Decades-oldDecades-old Upper West Side stalwart Old John’s is set to reopen … Continue reading A diner is returning to Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Amazon asking social media for help in ensuring reliable reviews on its website

Amazon knows customers rely on the reviews on its website. That usefulness is being tarnished by the increasing concern that many of the product review are fake. Amazon has concluded it can't do the job of policing those reviews on its own. This interesting blog post asks social media for help. From Amazon's blog: Creating … Continue reading Amazon asking social media for help in ensuring reliable reviews on its website

Files app improves greatly thanks to iPadOS 15

https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/06/15/files-app-gets-much-better-thanks-to-ipados-15? Files app gets much better thanks to iPadOS 15  By Andrew O'Hara | Jun 15, 2021   19 CommentsFacebook Twitter Reddit When iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 land on millions of user's devices it will bring a massive influx of new features. The list of additions spans the entirety of the OS, but here we will walk you through all of the … Continue reading Files app improves greatly thanks to iPadOS 15

The only movie watchlist you need for summer 2021

https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2021/06/32-movies-watch-summer/619105/? The Only Movie Watchlist You’ll Need This Summer Here are 32 new films to see this season, whether you’re ready to return to theaters or want to stay on the couch.By Shirley Li Updated at 4:22 p.m. on June 10, 2021. Hollywood has a crowded slate of films—delayed by the pandemic and otherwise—to release over … Continue reading The only movie watchlist you need for summer 2021

Sci-fi books heavy on good science (from the website that brings you the five best on a particular topic)

fivebooks.com/category/fiction/science-fiction/science-fiction-recommended-by-scientists/ “The best science fiction is heavy on science and light on fiction,” Professor Chris Mason told us in his interview on science fiction and space travel. A geneticist and computational biologist at Cornell, he is just one of several scientists who have recommended sci-fi books on our site. Below, we've collected all our sci-fi books … Continue reading Sci-fi books heavy on good science (from the website that brings you the five best on a particular topic)

Preserving undeveloped land with its bioversity as important than planting trees

http://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/10/climate/biodiversity-collapse-climate-change.html Our Response to Climate Change Is Missing Something Big, Scientists Say Yes, planting new trees can help. But intact wild areas are much better. The world needs to treat warming and biodiversity loss as two parts of the same problem, a new report warns. Migrating cranes near Straussfurt, Germany. Climate change and biodiversity are … Continue reading Preserving undeveloped land with its bioversity as important than planting trees

Could hearing aids become trendy if less expensive?

https://www.nextavenue.org/hearing-aids-trendy/? Can Companies Like Apple and Bose Make Hearing Aids Trendy? Over-the-counter devices are set to shake up the hearing aids market with stylish, lower-cost options By Nora Macaluso |June 2, 2021   Age-related hearing loss is common — in fact, it's almost certain everyone who lives long enough will experience it — yet it's not commonly … Continue reading Could hearing aids become trendy if less expensive?

Rotten Tomatoes list of top 200 LGBT+ movies

200 BEST LGBTQ+ MOVIES OF ALL TIME It’s been a big few years for LGBTQ films. In 2016, Carol earned six Oscar nominations, and just a year later, for the first time in history, Moonlight became the first LGBTQ+-themed movie to win Best Picture. At the 2019 Oscars, Olivia Colman was named Best Actress for playing the lesbian queen … Continue reading Rotten Tomatoes list of top 200 LGBT+ movies

MacOS Monterey will allow removal of personal data without needing to reinstall the operating system

A big YES!! to this one. I had the unfortunate experience of removing everything from a MacBook Air that I was about to sell -- including the operating system -- without keeping a record of the essential password without which I could not reinstall the operating system. That failure on my part produced a very … Continue reading MacOS Monterey will allow removal of personal data without needing to reinstall the operating system

How you shower is what matters to your skin — not whether morning or night

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/how-to-shower-morning-night/2021/06/09/de402c1e-c7cd-11eb-81b1-34796c7393af_story.html Save your skin: How you shower matters more than when, dermatologists say By Allyson Chiu June 9, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. EDT1132 For as long as Jay Maharath can remember, he’s showered at night — a habit instilled in him at a young age by his Asian parents, who didn’t want traces of the outdoors … Continue reading How you shower is what matters to your skin — not whether morning or night

An Upper West Side Mexican restaurant you shouldn’t miss

UWS Eatery Named 1 Of Best Mexican Restaurants In NYC An Upper West Side spot was recently featured on a list by an Eater NY critic of the 30 best Mexican restaurants in NYC. Find out which. Gus Saltonstall, Patch Staff Posted Tue, Jun 1, 2021 at 11:45 am ET|Updated Wed, Jun 2, 2021 at 7:23 am ET An Upper … Continue reading An Upper West Side Mexican restaurant you shouldn’t miss