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Month: July 2018

Review: Apple MacBook Pro (2018, 15-inch)

July 31, 2018

I have used more Apple laptops in my life than I can even recall. I owned a second-hand, sticker-encrusted Titanium PowerBook G4 that was stolen during a road trip. I installed Linux on an excruciatingly slow PowerBook G3 for IMDB and Google searches while watching TV. I've upgraded, repaired, purchased, gifted, traded, and tinkered with […]

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A Deadly Hunt for Hidden Treasure Spawns an Online Mystery

July 31, 2018

Related Stories Elizabeth Weil The Curse of the Bahia Emerald, a Giant Green Rock That Ruins Lives Joshua Davis The Untold Story of the World's Biggest Diamond Heist Brendan Koerner The Inside Story of the Great Silicon Heist Eric was grown now—31 years old—but still had that headstrong streak. He had recently developed a singular […]

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This Is How Old Your Dog Really Is In “Human Years”

July 31, 2018

“Just how old do you think my dog is in dog years?” is a question I hear on a regular basis. People love to anthropomorphize pets, attributing human characteristics to them. And most of us want to extend our animal friends’ healthy lives for as long as possible. It may seem like sort of a […]

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These startups are aiming to become the next big thing in blockchain tech

July 31, 2018

Billions of dollars are being spent, right now, to solve a problem we didn’t know existed a few years ago.  The problem boils down to creating a decentralized app platform that’s secure, scalable and governed in a fair, transparent way. And the solution might change the world in a similar way the internet did a […]

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‘Flaming feminist’ Ruth Bader Ginsburg wants five more years at least

July 31, 2018

The supreme court justice, a hero to liberals as Trumps second nominee threatens a right turn, spoke in New York on Sunday Supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called herself a Brett Kavanaugh to replace him, aiming to push the court right for decades. RBG, and has even had her daily fitness routine scrutinized. Twice […]

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Taylor Swift, James Corden To Star In ‘Cats’ Movie Musical

July 31, 2018

The pop giant is set to star in a film version of the Broadway musical “Cats,” Deadline reported Friday. “Cats” revolves around a tribe of cats with solid vocal chops. It’s one of the longest-running shows in Broadway history. Let the memory live again. But for “Cats,” Swift will have to be her own kitty. […]

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Nev Schulman Says He Felt ‘So Powerless’ While Battling Catfish Sexual Misconduct Allegations For Which He Is Now CLEARED!

July 30, 2018

Nev Schulman can finally relax a little, now that he has been cleared of sexual misconduct allegations that were filed against him in May by former Catfish participant Ayissha Morgan. As we With this moment seemingly behind him, Schulman and fans can look forward to the accountability and honesty he pushes participants to live by […]

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Dogs rush to help when owners cry, study suggests

July 30, 2018

(CNN)Ever notice your dog approach you when you cry? Or see how Fido might walk up to a stranger in tears? The research, published in the journal Learning & Behavior on Tuesday, showed how dogs moved faster, on average, to open a door to reach their owners when the person made crying noises than when […]

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Canadian Town Uses Quieter Fireworks To Keep From Frightening Animals

July 30, 2018

To celebrate Canada Day on July 1, Banff, Alberta used low-noise pyrotechnics, the Globe and Mail reported. Banff is a resort town located within Banff National Park in the Rocky Mountains. It is home to a variety of wildlife species, including elk, grizzly bears, caribou, gray wolves, deer, big horn sheep and bison.  For ditching […]

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ABC sets October premiere date for ‘The Conners’

July 30, 2018

(CNN)The Conners are moving back into your TV schedule in October. The launch of “The Conners” will come months after ABC made the decision to yank its top-performing “Roseanne” reboot after star Roseanne Barr went on a well-publicized Twitter tirade. “The Conners,” a spin-off that will not feature Barr and center on the rest of […]

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