Amazon rolls back the 5.14.3 firmware update to 5.14.2

goodereader.com/blog/kindle/amazon-rolls-back-the-5-14-3-firmware-update-to-5-14-2 Amazon rolls back the 5.14.3 firmware update to 5.14.2 May 5, 2022 By Michael Kozlowski 6 Comments Amazon released a new firmware update last week that introduced new features for sorting and viewing your library and collections. They are provided a clearer message when the Kindles battery is low. Apparently,  there were some serious problems with this update and … Continue reading Amazon rolls back the 5.14.3 firmware update to 5.14.2

31 classic “Gourmet” magazine recipes to inspire your brunch

https://www.epicurious.com/recipes-menus/gourmet-brunch? 31 Classic Gourmet Recipes for Brunch Inspiration Let your weekend cooking plan come from the pages of Gourmet. BY THE EDITORS OF EPICURIOUS, May 4, 2022 Brunch is inherently luxurious—lingering over coffee on a sunny Saturday with a big plate of French toast or poached eggs always beats the weekday rush. But a Gourmet brunch is even more so. Below you’ll … Continue reading 31 classic “Gourmet” magazine recipes to inspire your brunch

Alito surprised that women not mentioned in the Constitution

Why do I continue to be amazed/startled/frustrated/[fill in the blank] that men are so incredibly and willfully ignorant of how women -- the majority of the population -- have been ignored if life is good and mistreated if life is not. http://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/why-there-are-no-women-in-the-constitution? Of Course the Constitution Has Nothing to Say About Abortion There is no … Continue reading Alito surprised that women not mentioned in the Constitution

How much sleep is ideal in middle and old age?

https://www.cnn.com/2022/05/02/health/seven-hours-sleep-optimal-old-age-wellness Scientists say they have nailed down the ideal amount of sleep in middle and old age By Katie Hunt, CNN, Updated 12:13 PM EDT, Mon May 2, 2022 The optimum amount of sleep is not too little but not too much – at least in middle and old age. New research has found that around … Continue reading How much sleep is ideal in middle and old age?

Water level on Lake Mead has dropped below intake valves that carry its water to customers

https://apple.news/AGo66eocxTteURy3bOwPrAQ http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2022/05/01/water-issues-worsen-lake-mead/9585175002/ 'Problems everywhere': Water so low in massive reservoir that an intake valve is now exposed Mike Snider, USA TODAY, 11:07am, May 1, 2022 The emergence of an intake valve on Lake Mead this week drew attention to falling water levels there.But water levels at Lake Mead and Lake Powell have been falling amid drought … Continue reading Water level on Lake Mead has dropped below intake valves that carry its water to customers

AT&T raising prices for legacy customers to force plan upgrades

https://www.macrumors.com/2022/05/03/att-price-increase-legacy-plans/ AT&T Raising Prices on Legacy Plans to Encourage Customers to Upgrade to New Plans Tuesday May 3, 2022 4:14 pm PDT by Juli Clover AT&T is planning to raise the price of older Unlimited plans in order to encourage customers to upgrade to newer plans, reports Bloomberg. Single line users can expect to pay up to $6 … Continue reading AT&T raising prices for legacy customers to force plan upgrades

You don’t have to stop eating ALL meat — just eat less for the planet

https://apple.news/AYIBsGIooTrOabzzopT1GxA MATT REYNOLDS SCIENCE MAY 4, 2022 1:37 PM You Don’t Have to Quit Meat to Save the Planet—Just Eat Less If everyone ate just 20 percent less beef, deforestation rates by 2050 could be half as bad. IN APRIL, THE Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change dropped a gargantuan report examining how humans might mitigate the worst impacts … Continue reading You don’t have to stop eating ALL meat — just eat less for the planet

Surprising afterlife of used hotel soap

https://apple.news/AvnfIPqYRTbqevdK-SZVFnA trends.co/hustle-subscription-confirmed/? The surprising afterlife of used hotel soap Hotel guests leave behind millions of half-used bars of soap every day. A nonprofit is on a mission to repurpose them. Zachary Crockett April 22, 2022 One of the first things many of us do when we settle into a hotel room is reach for the packaged … Continue reading Surprising afterlife of used hotel soap

Stock market in 2022 worst start since 1939

https://apple.news/A-iISQlwmTIC4M-GJlpa6Hw The Stock Market Isn’t Falling Like It Did In the 1970s—It’s Even Worse I t was the worst first four months of the year for the stock market since the 1970s! No, the 1930s! Can’t we just say it was a really bad start to the year?  “Bad” might not do it justice. After … Continue reading Stock market in 2022 worst start since 1939

Virtually all of western United States in severe drought

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/west-climate-change-water/?ftag%3DCNM-00-10aag7e New government maps show nearly all of the West is in drought and it's not even summer yet: "This is unprecedented" APRIL 29, 2022 / 12:28 PM / CBS NEWS In an unprecedented move, Southern California officials declared a water shortage emergency and asked roughly 6 million residents to limit all outdoor watering to just once a … Continue reading Virtually all of western United States in severe drought

Who is the typical woman getting an abortion?

You can click thru for better looking charts, but even the mangled versions tell their story. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/12/14/upshot/who-gets-abortions-in-america.html THE TYPICAL PATIENT ... Is Already a Mother. Is in Her Late 20s. Attended Some College. Has a Low Income. Is Unmarried. Is in Her First 6 Weeks of Pregnancy. Is Having Her First Abortion. Lives in a … Continue reading Who is the typical woman getting an abortion?