Apple’s iPhone iOS 16 offers new personal safety protection

9to5mac.com/2022/06/21/safety-check-for-iphone-ios-16/ Safety Check for iPhone: How to immediately stop sharing location and more in iOS 16 Michael Potuck - Jun. 21st 2022 1:28 pm PT @michaelpotuck One of the important new features coming with iOS 16 is Safety Check. Designed as a tool for those at risk for domestic abuse, Safety Check for iPhone allows users … Continue reading Apple’s iPhone iOS 16 offers new personal safety protection

Expect big sales as supply chain backups ease and produce an oversupply of items you might need

https://apple.news/AukRxaYFnSiGxaTDmjhG7gw Stores Have Too Much Stuff. Here’s Where They’re Slashing Prices. Retailers are getting ready to cut prices of goods that were popular during the pandemic. Expect ‘discounts like you’ve never seen before.’ By Rachel Wolfe June 14, 2022 5:30 am ET Target, Walmart and Macy’s announced recently that they are starting to receive large shipments of outdoor furniture, loungewear and electronics … Continue reading Expect big sales as supply chain backups ease and produce an oversupply of items you might need

U.S. government issues new warnings on forever chemicals in water

http://www.breezyscroll.com/world/u-s-issues-new-warnings-on-forever-chemicals-in-drinking-water/ U.S. issues new warnings on ‘forever chemicals’ in drinking water  KS Arpita June 16, 2022 2 min read The US Environmental Protection Agency released new warnings on forever chemicals. Read to know what they are and how they harm despite being at undetectably low levels. What are forever chemicals? On Wednesday, the US Environmental … Continue reading U.S. government issues new warnings on forever chemicals in water

Apple WatchOS 9 a big advance due to Series 3 being discontinued

watchOS 9 is Apple Watch’s greatest update in years thanks to Series 3 being discontinued José Adorno, @joseadorno - Jun. 18th 2022 5:18 am PT Apple previewed watchOS 9 during the WWDC 2022 keynote. For the first time, not only is the company bringing a ton of features to the Apple Watch, but it seems … Continue reading Apple WatchOS 9 a big advance due to Series 3 being discontinued

Two different viewpoints about the merits of QR code menus

Altho I understand the cost savings and perceived health benefits to scanning for a menu rather than handling a piece of paper, I must agree that we are not yet at the point where everyone has and knows how to use a smartphone. Until they are more widely owned and used, restaurants must continue to … Continue reading Two different viewpoints about the merits of QR code menus

Why did Yellowstone flood? Torrential rain on packed snow

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/article/yellowstone-flooding-why-is-it-happening-now? The Lower Falls from over Yellowstone River in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, in winter. A severe rain-on-snow event caused flooding that washed out roads and bridges around the park. Yellowstone flooding: Why is it happening now? Rain falling on snow caused this week’s floods, events that will become more likely as temperatures warm. BY … Continue reading Why did Yellowstone flood? Torrential rain on packed snow

Background to “The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey” by Walter Mosley starring Samuel L. Jackson

macdailynews.com/2022/06/17/samuel-l-jackson-it-took-a-decade-to-bring-the-last-days-of-ptolemy-grey-to-apple-tv/ Samuel L. Jackson: It took a decade to bring ‘The Last Days Of Ptolemy Grey’ to Apple TV+ Friday, June 17, 2022 4:41 pm “The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey” stars Samuel L. Jackson as Ptolemy Grey, an ailing man forgotten by his family, by his friends, and by even himself. Suddenly left without … Continue reading Background to “The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey” by Walter Mosley starring Samuel L. Jackson

World Cup 2026 host cities and stadiums announced for U.S., Canada, Mexico

http://www.sportingnews.com/us/soccer/news/world-cup-cities-2026-live-host-stadiums-usa-canada-mexico/e7rdz0maqsgbkjt3q2jyjnal World Cup 2026 host cities: List of 16 stadiums, venues selected by FIFA in USA, Canada, Mexico Simon Borg 06-18-2022 The 2022 FIFA men's World Cup in Qatar hasn't even happened yet, but the focus is already turning to what will be the biggest World Cup ever held in the history of the tournament … Continue reading World Cup 2026 host cities and stadiums announced for U.S., Canada, Mexico

“Becoming Elizabeth” on Starz about the teenage Elizabeth I

nytimes.com/2022/06/10/arts/television/becoming-elizabeth.html Even a Powerful Queen First Must Survive Being a Teenager “Becoming Elizabeth,” a new show on Starz, depicts Queen Elizabeth I’s early years, which are rarely seen onscreen, as a claustrophobic family drama. In “Becoming Elizabeth,” Alicia von Rittberg plays the princess during her teenage years before she became Elizabeth I.Credit...Nick Briggs/Starz By Roslyn Sulcas … Continue reading “Becoming Elizabeth” on Starz about the teenage Elizabeth I

What’s blooming on NYC’s Upper West Side – summer solstice

http://www.westsiderag.com/2022/06/18/whats-blooming-on-the-upper-west-side-summer-solstice-edition What’s Blooming on the Upper West Side — Summer Solstice Edition June 18, 2022 | 10:43 AM By Meg A. Parsont Fireflies have made their debut in Central and Riverside Parks, the roses are a riot of color in the Joan of Arc Park and the gardens by the Riverside Park clay tennis courts, … Continue reading What’s blooming on NYC’s Upper West Side – summer solstice

Appeals courts says EPA didn’t consider harm caused by Roundup

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/jun/17/glyphosate-roundup-weed-killer-bayer US must re-examine risks of glyphosate, key Roundup weedkiller ingredient Appeals says EPA did not adequately consider whether glyphosate causes cancer and threatens endangered species Containers of Roundup on a store shelf in San Francisco. The litigation began after the EPA reauthorized the use of glyphosate in January 2020. Photograph: Haven Daley/AP Reuters Fri 17 … Continue reading Appeals courts says EPA didn’t consider harm caused by Roundup

Want to try goat herding? Here’s your chance (NYC)

http://www.westsiderag.com/2022/06/18/riverside-park-goats-arriving-june-29-hands-on-and-off-volunteer-opportunities-available Riverside Park Goats Arriving June 29 — Hands On and Off Volunteer Opportunities Available Here's How to Join the Goat Patrol or Become a Goat Herder June 18, 2022 | 5:44 AM Photographs courtesy of Riverside Park Conservancy. By Carol Tannenhauser You’d be hard pressed to find anyone who’s not enamored of the Riverside … Continue reading Want to try goat herding? Here’s your chance (NYC)