Climate Change Threatens 38% of World’s Primates

A ring-tailed lemur eats grass. This primate is endangered and lives in Madagascar. A June 17, 2019 study published in Nature Climate Change found that 38% of primates are threatened by climate change, including lemurs, langurs, and orangutans. The researchers found that these […]

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Cybercrooks built their own VPN to hack into global telcos

Cybercriminals have managed to infiltrate over a dozen mobile carriers around the world and gain complete control of their networks without their knowledge according to new research from Cybereason. Last year, the Cybereason Nocturnus team discovered an advanced, persistent attack targeting global […]

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Zoos – Top 3 Pros and Cons

  Pro 1 Zoos educate the public about animals and conservation efforts. As of Apr. 2019, there are 236 accredited zoos in the United States. The zoos attract over 181 million visitors annually, which is more than the approximately 131 million yearly […]

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Permanent Daylight Saving Time Considered by States

Permanent daylight saving time means that when clocks are adjusted to “spring forward” by an hour from March to November, they would never “fall back,” thus creating more sunlight in the evening hours. A permanent daylight saving time (DST) bill, HB 1196, […]

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Strict Abortion Laws Passed in Several States

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs the Alabama abortion law on May 15, 2019Source: Kay Ivey, Twitter post, twitter.com, May 15, 2019 At least five states have passed strict abortion laws in 2019, partially in an effort to challenge Roe v. Wade, the […]

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E-Cigarette Flavorings Linked to Cell Damage and Heart Disease

Vaping using an e-cigaretteSource: Lindsay Fox, “Vaping,” wikimedia.org, Mar. 26, 2016 A May 27, 2019 study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that the flavorings used in e-cigarettes caused DNA damage and cell death, among other health […]

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Illinois to Be 11th Legal Recreational Marijuana State

Marijuana at a cannabis dispensary in Las VegasSource: Associated Press, “West Virginia Posts Online Medical Marijuana Survey,” Oct. 19, 2017 Illinois lawmakers approved recreational marijuana bill HB 1438 on Friday, May 31, 2019. Governor J.B. Pritzker, JD, has indicated he will sign […]

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The cheapest Xbox One bundle deals and sale prices in June 2019

Freshly discounted cheap Xbox One bundle deals have appeared this week and we’ve found some fantastic discounts. So if you’ve decided it’s finally time to opt for a sweet Xbox One deal, then you’re in luck. Microsoft is really pushing discounts on […]

Netflix is testing a new ‘Extras’ discovery feed that apes Instagram

In an effort to keep up with the kids, Netflix is currently testing a new ‘Extras’ feed in its app that offers Instagram-style content, the service confirmed via Variety. The Extras feature, which replaces the app’s current ‘Coming Soon’ tab, provides trailers, […]

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