by Kurt Zindulka An ancient water mill in Dorset, England has opened up commercial flour production to help feed the nation during the Chinese coronavirus pandemic after decades of operating as a tourist destination. The Sturminster Newton Mill, which survived through the black plague, is believed by the museum that operates it to date back […]
by Katherine Rodriguez A Florida kennel at an animal shelter is empty for the first time in history since all of its dogs were adopted. The organization wrote on its Facebook page: Thank you to the shelter staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to care for, find homes for, and advocate for the pets who […]
Chris Hoffman Wi-Fi 6 hardware is finally arriving on the market, and you’ll be seeing more and more of it released throughout 2020. But people are already talking about something new: Wi-Fi 6E, which promises to reduce Wi-Fi congestion further. Update: We originally wrote this article in January 2020. On April 23, 2020, the Federal […]
By Dorothy Neufeld Mapped: The World’s Ultra-Rich, by Country The global number of ultra-high net-worth individuals (UHNWIs) — those with over $30 million in assets — has continued to rise over the years. Today’s infographic draws data from Knight Frank’s 2020 Wealth Report released in March, and it shows which countries have the highest number […]
As we know today, darker bread is better for you,” said baker Bryce Evans. By Alasdair Lane GLASGOW — As British politicians invoke memories of World War II’s “Blitz Spirit” during the coronavirus lockdown, and many are quietly channeling the stoic resolve their elders showed in the face of enormous hardship, some in the nation’s […]
Q. If dogs don’t have an idea of size, how are they more gentle to kids than adults? answered by Kathleen Pennell, former Reading Specialist at Lancaster County, PA (1987-2004) A teacher I worked with for six years wanted to introduce his three-year-old daughter to my dog, Mina. They considered getting a dog and wanted […]
Comic book artist pays homage to the pandemic’s heroic women.
Background Home battery systems combined with rooftop solar have being touted as an energy revolution, a game changer, or simply as a way for people who are sick of paying high electricity prices to lower their bills. In Australia there is a great incentive to store solar energy as the solar feed-in tariff has been […]