Mysterious origins of Sherlock Holmes

bookriot.com/was-sherlock-holmes-a-real-person/ THE MYSTERIOUS ORIGINS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES Tika Viteri Jun 3, 2021This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Since his initial appearance in A Study in Scarlet in 1887, Sherlock Holmes has been a focus of fascination and speculation. He and his companion, Dr. John Watson, have been … Continue reading Mysterious origins of Sherlock Holmes

Parts of our planet are essentially uninhabitable NOW due to heat

Click thru for an omitted Tweet and several maps showing temperature gradients. https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2021/06/07/record-june-heat-wave-middle-east/ Capital Weather Gang Record heat bakes Middle East as temperatures top 125 degrees It has been called ‘the harshest heat wave in history for this time of the year’ By  Matthew Cappucci June 7, 2021 at 1:14 p.m. EDT191 Temperatures in the Middle … Continue reading Parts of our planet are essentially uninhabitable NOW due to heat

Books you shouldn’t donate to the library

bookriot.com/dont-donate-these-books/ PLEASE DON’T DONATE THESE BOOKS Tirzah Price Jun 8, 2021 As readers, we all have reached that inevitable point in our lives when our shelves runneth over, and there is absolutely, positively no more room for any new books. What are we going to do, stop buying books? As if! No, it’s time for a … Continue reading Books you shouldn’t donate to the library

Why huge chunks of the internet went black

Do read to the end to use the links to several other interesting stories https://www.vox.com/recode/2021/6/8/22524024/fastly-web-outage-news-websites A company you’ve probably never heard of caused half the internet to go dark Countless websites, including major news outlets, were offline after an outage at Fastly, a cloud computing provider.By Rebecca Heilweil  Updated Jun 8, 2021, 3:23pm EDT Websites, including the New … Continue reading Why huge chunks of the internet went black

Hacks to keep walking all summer

10 Hot-Weather Hacks to Keep Walking All Summer  BY MARC LINDSAY for My Fitness Pal, JULY 6, 2020 Summer months are usually a time when you can easily up your activity level by spending more time walking outdoors and trying new activities like hiking, swimming and cycling. But as the temperature starts to creep up, extreme heat can bring its own challenges, especially when you’re … Continue reading Hacks to keep walking all summer

Amazon Prime members can get a quick $10 credit with this Prime Day deal

Note that you can buy the gift card for yourself. https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/06/02/prime-members-get-a-10-credit-with-40-amazon-prime-day-gift-card?  By Christine McKee | Jun 02, 2021    With Prime Day officially starting June 21, shoppers can gear up for the big day ahead of time with a bonus $10 credit when you spend $40 on an Amazon Prime Day gift card. Amazon Prime Day deal To secure the … Continue reading Amazon Prime members can get a quick $10 credit with this Prime Day deal

Porn is just not a problem for most people

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2021/06/can-you-be-addicted-porn/619040/? The Porn Crisis That Isn’t Some states now consider pornography to be a health threat. But stigmatizing porn can do more harm than good. OLGA KHAZAN JUNE 1, 2021 If you ask some people, America is in the middle of a public-health crisis. No, not that one. Legislators in 16 states have passed resolutions … Continue reading Porn is just not a problem for most people

Here are the many ways to watch 2021 WWDC Keynote on June 7th 1pm EDT

https://www.macrumors.com/how-to/watch-wwdc-2021-keynote/ How to Watch Apple's WWDC 2021 Keynote (TODAY) Thursday June 3, 2021 3:45 PM PDT by Juli Clover Apple's 32nd Worldwide Developers Conference will be a digital-only event much like WWDC 2020, with developers worldwide able to participate for free. WWDC is aimed at and designed for developers who create apps for Apple's platforms, but Apple … Continue reading Here are the many ways to watch 2021 WWDC Keynote on June 7th 1pm EDT

Vegan diet is bad (and good) for children

https://www.unilad.co.uk/food/children-are-much-shorter-and-weaker-when-raised-on-trendy-vegan-diets-study-shows/ Children Are Much Shorter And Weaker When Raised On Trendy Vegan Diets, Study Shows BY : DANIEL RICHARDSON ON : 04 JUN 2021 18:21 Many view veganism as a healthy way to eat, but a study has found that it could impact the growth of children The number of children being raised vegan has increased in recent years. In … Continue reading Vegan diet is bad (and good) for children

A solution to long lines at women’s rest rooms?

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9654755/New-womens-urinal-six-times-quicker-use-traditional-toilet-inventors-say.html What a relief! New women's urinal is six times quicker to use than a traditional toilet, inventors say Amber Probyn and Hazel McShane have designed the first urinal for womenThey said their design is six times more efficient than a traditional toilet The pair designed it after getting sick of queuing for ladies' toilets at festivals  … Continue reading A solution to long lines at women’s rest rooms?

America has a drinking problem

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2021/07/america-drinking-alone-problem/619017/? America Has a Drinking Problem A little alcohol can boost creativity and strengthen social ties. But there’s nothing moderate, or convivial, about the way many Americans drink today. KATE JULIAN JULY/AUGUST 2021 ISSUE This article was published online on June 1, 2021. Few things are more American than drinking heavily. But worrying about how heavily other … Continue reading America has a drinking problem