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Enter to Win $500 From Fish in the Garden

Add a touch of fun and movement to your garden with these garden sculptures by Maine artist Tyson M. Weiss.<p>Share:<p>We first learned of Fish in the …

Landscaping

Oil spills can be sucked up by this 'sponge' that's also made from oil

Oil spills are disastrous for the environment, but a newly developed absorbent polymer could prove a novel cleaning solution.<p>Developed by Australian …

Pollution

As Bitcoin Plunged, These Crypto Hedge Funds Kept Making Money

Bitcoin’s terrible start to 2018 is highlighting the appeal of cryptocurrency hedge funds that make money in both bull and bear markets.<p>Funds …

Cryptocurrency

Half of the Great Barrier Reef has died since 2016 — here's what happens if all coral reefs on Earth die off

For coral reefs around the world, time is running out. That bad news for reefs is also bad news for the rest of the ocean and for humanity, since we depend on the planet's seas.<p>One-third of the 3,863 reefs that make up the Great Barrier Reef — the largest, most extensive reef system in the world — …

Climate Change

The Houseplant Diaries: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Finicky Ferns

It all started off so well. My delta maidenhair fern was my pride and joy, its delicately drooping fronds hanging over my bathroom sink. Then winter …

Plants

Don't believe the hype on natural gas. It's a fossil fuel just like coal

The scale of growth of Australia’s natural gas industry is inconsistent with our Paris commitments<p>Australia is currently aggressively developing its natural gas resource. By the end of 2018, it is likely to overtake Qatar as the world’s largest liquified natural gas (LNG) exporter.<p>Western Australia …

Fossil Fuels

19 Massive Corporate Social Media Horror Stories

There are many ways to fail on social media, but when you're a big corporation, screw-ups go BIG.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Social Media

Watch Jordan Peele use AI to make Barack Obama deliver a PSA about fake news

What does the future of fake news look like? No one really knows, but here’s a little sampler from Jordan Peele and <i>BuzzFeed,</i> who teamed up to make the above PSA. Using some of the latest AI techniques, Peele ventriloquizes Barack Obama, having him voice his opinion on <i>Black Panther</i> (“Killmonger was …

Jordan Peele

Miracle moss removes arsenic from drinking water

<b>The aquatic moss clears 80 percent of arsenic from a container of water in less than an hour.</b><p>While it's not the responsibility of plants to clean up …

World Health Organization

How to transfer Android photos to PC or back them up in the cloud

Our phones can do so many great things, but one of the most important is that our Android phones take pictures, capturing the life and the insanity …

Google Photos

How to block spam calls on your Android phone

Hate spam calls? Who doesn’t, right! These things are annoying as hell, and it seems like the problem is getting worse by the day. In this post, we take a look at how to block spam calls, or at least minimize them. But before we do, let’s take a look at the three most common types of spams …

Apps

Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that chomps plastic for lunch

Could we solve the plastic pollution crisis with a mutant enzyme? At a trash dump in 2016, Japanese researchers discovered the first known bacterium …

Pollution

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Gardening

A Healthy Sourdough Focaccia Recipe for NYC’s Planned Parenthood Bake Sale

Tomorrow, when New York’s Café Altro Paradiso sets up its second annual bake sale, it will have all the charm of a small-town affair: the daintily dressed tables, the home-style sweets, the neighborhood cause. “But then it’s elevated with this roster of insane talent from across the city,” says …

Planned Parenthood

This New App Will Help You Identify the Plants and Animals You See in Nature

Learn the difference between a poppy and a windflower.<p>New app Seek is giving curious outdoorsy types an easy way to identify the plants and animals …

Machine Perception

This Healthy Caesar Dressing Doesn’t Require Raw Eggs or Anchovies—and it Makes the Best Dip, Too

Skip the bottled dressing at the store and opt for this creamy and exquisite one instead. It’s so easy and comes together in less than two minutes. …

Healthy Eating

How to Use Fresh Ginger 13 Clever Ways

The kitchen staple that can be used beyond the kitchen.<p>April 09, 2018<p>Ginger root has a multitude of health benefits, from aiding digestion and …

Immune System

These 10 Invasive Plant Species Are Surprisingly Delicious

If any of these weeds are proving a nuisance in your farm or garden, the solution might just be simpler than you think<p>Time was, the only place you …

Gardening

From 33 users to 60 000: How Saffers were exposed in Facebook data breach

<i>JOHANNESBURG — To get an idea of the scale of Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, one just needs to look at how many South Africans were exposed</i> …

South Africa

How to make a smart panic alarm with Amazon Alexa | Trusted Reviews

Worried that there may be an intruder in your home? The sound of a smart panic alarm going off is enough to strike fear in them and bring attention …

Smart Homes

WhenHub Raises Crypto Bar – Concurrently Launches App and ICO

<i>Pleasanton, California.</i><p>WhenHub announced the public release of “Interface,” a blockchain-based mobile app for connecting people with experts on any …

Cryptocurrency

How to sow salad leaves indoors

You don’t need to have a greenhouse or even a propagator to grow your own salad leaves. You can sow salad leaves indoors on a sunny windowsill. These …

Gardening

Daily Growing Tips and Advice: Fruits to Grow in Containers

Growing in a small space? Fear not! You can still grow fruits at home. Here are some you should consider. Keep Growing, Kevin Follow Epic Gardening …

Gardening

This new microfactory may help tackle e-waste hazard

An Indian-origin scientist in Australia has launched the world’s first microfactory that can transform the components from electronic waste items …

3D Printing

Apps that lobby for refunds on your behalf seem like a no brainer. But are they safe?

Many Americans are struggling to save money for emergencies and retirement — and technology promises an answer via apps that get you cash back on your purchases.<p>But these come with questions about privacy and security, since they often entail giving a new company access to your emails and bank …

Personal Finance

here's how to check, and stop it

• Latest report shows cryptomining is now the world’s second-most popular malware<br>• It can cause mobile phones to overheat and explode<br>• Has your computer’s …

Android Phones

Keep the herbs coming all year long with Amazon’s choice of LED AeroGarden for $140

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon offers the AeroGarden Ultra (LED) with Gourmet Herb Seed Pod Kit for</b> …

Gardening

15 Newbie-Friendly Vegetables You Can Easily Grow Indoors

Do you get the ‘winter time blues?’ You know what I mean. That time of year when your garden begins to wind down, and you head indoors with nothing …

Gardening

You Can Now Delete Facebook Apps In Bulk

After the Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook has been making a number of changes to the way our data is handled. the company has now added the …

Apps

Taskade is a gorgeous to-do list manager that makes collaboration easy

As someone who struggles with personal organization, I often find myself experimenting with new to-do apps and productivity tools, in order to cure my scatterbrained ways. The latest app I’ve tested is Taskade, from the company of the same name.<p>Taskade’s biggest strength is that it doesn’t do too …

Apps