11,000 Scientists Give a Grim Warning on the Climate Emergency

Eleven thousand scientists from 150 countries just issued a warning of “untold suffering” resulting from climate change if humanity doesn’t act. This follows a similar letter, with a similar warning, issued by the scientific community in 2017. In the new letter, scientists say that despite 40 years of warnings, humanity has not made the significant […]

Bill Gates Challenges Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax

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Many have attacked Elizabeth Warren’s Medicare-for-All plan for being too expensive, claiming the program would add trillions to the national debt. Warren’s answer is a wealth tax of 6% on fortunes above 1$ billion. Advocates of all universal healthcare proposals make the point that a country as wealthy as the US should be able to […]

Amazon’s Alexa Might Have Witnessed a Murder

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A woman died with a spear through her chest at a beach condo. Her boyfriend has been charged with her murder and has pleaded not guilty, claims the death was an accident. Luckily, Hallandale Beach officials say that an Amazon Echo, or similar device, was in the room. So, as it stands, a voice assistant […]

Millennials Earn 20% Less than Baby Boomers Did

A study by non partisan, non profit research group called New America shows the median income is lower today than it was in the 1980’s for 18 to 34 year olds, in spite of higher levels of education. The rise in contract and freelance positions is contributing factor in these results. It helps to explain […]

Are Kylie Jenner And Drake On The Verge Of Being A Couple?

Just one month after splitting up with rapper Travis Scott, Kylie Jenner (22) has been spending some serious time with another famous rapper, the one and only Drake (33). According to People, Drake is very close to the family and the two have been friends for a long time. But, People also says the two […]

YouTuber Faze Jarvis Banned From Fortnite

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As of November 3rd, Faze Jarvis has been permanently banned from playing Fortnite. The ban cited his flagrant use of an aimbot in the Solos Battle Royale mode. Jarvis has been making YouTube videos about Fortnite for over a year that have garnered a following of nearly two million subscribers. He has not been subtle […]

Does Catnip Make Cats High?

If you’re a cat owner, you know that catnip is a really fun kitty drug. Felines will rub their faces in it, roll around, act silly and then pass out in a furry pile. So what’s the deal with catnip? How does it affect cats? And does it affect cats the same way drugs like […]

7 Ways of Cutting Weight without Counting Calories

Counting calories is tedious, stressful, and restrictive. It also misses the point, 300 calories from a small bag of M&M’s is very different 300 calories of fruits and vegetables. It’s not the calories that matter, it’s the nutrients in the food. M&M’s have zero nutritional value, so even if you eat 1,000 calories, your body […]

Streaming Services Using Phone Companies for Marketing Boost

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As smartphone manufacturer subsidies are vanishing, carriers are stepping up. AT&T’s new HBO Max streaming service is being offered free for mobile phones and $15 for everyone else. This offer follows a pattern of streaming services being used as ‘free’ marketing ploys. Last week Disney and Verizon started offering an unlimited plan that includes a […]

Possible Causes of Vaping Illnesses

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Vaping started off as a less smelly form of cigarettes. It has now turned into a marketing and pulmonary disease scandal. Over a thousand people have fallen ill due to vaping and over 30 of them have died. So just what is causing this vaping illness? Here are some possible culprits: Vaping Itself Since this […]