Everyone Downloading TikTok

Yesterday, the Commerce Department said it will not allow TikTok or WeChat to appear on app stores in the U.S. after 11:59pm on Sunday. The backstory: TikTok seemed to be out of the dog house earlier this week when ByteDance accepted Oracle’s bid for a tech partnership and a major equity stake…but everyone’s still waiting […]

16 Ways to Repurpose Your Old Gadgets

by Eric Schoon Tech is constantly being outdated, and because of that, you might have a small gadget graveyard building up in your house somewhere. But you spent a decent amount of money on all that stuff, it shouldn’t go to waste! So before you get rid of it, let’s go over some cool stuff […]

British universities are being increasingly captured by arms corporations

By Elliot Murphy Many UK universities are increasing their investments in arms companies and acting as their research and development partners. Along with public museums taking sponsorships from arms companies, they risk becoming militarised spaces, losing their public ethos and giving the military industry a humane public face. Britain’s “defence industry” is largely escaping critical […]

Article of the Day (Sep 17)

The Alfred Jewel The Alfred Jewel is a 9th-century Anglo-Saxon ornament made during the reign of King Alfred the Great. Discovered in 1693, the teardrop-shaped ornament consists of a colorful enamel image of a man covered with a clear, polished piece of crystal and set in gold. Its purpose is unknown, but it was probably […]

A humpback whale takes a wrong turn into crocodile alley.

(CNN) A humpback whale has become stranded in a crocodile-infested river in Australia, after apparently becoming confused during migration. In a “very unusual” event, three of the animals entered East Alligator River in Kakadu National Park last week. The animals were first spotted on Tuesday, a spokeswoman for the park, in Australia’s Northern Territory (NT), […]