Banning multibuy discounts shown to drive sales rather than curb appetites

With the government under pressure to devise policies that help curb excessive consumption of unhealthy foods and drinks, new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) finds that banning multibuy deals has the opposite effect......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 2nd, 2023

FCC closing loophole that gave robocallers easy access to US phone numbers

New rules make it a bit harder for VoIP providers to access numbering system. Enlarge In one of its many attempts to curb robocalls, the Federal Communications Commission said it is making it harder for Voice over Inter.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Pollen analysis suggests dispersal of modern humans occurred during a major Pleistocene warming spell

It's an Ice Age mystery that's been debated for decades among anthropologists: Exactly when and how did the flow of Homo sapiens in Eurasia happen? Did a cold snap or a warming spell drive early human movement from Africa into Europe and Asia?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

New business model may help curb fashion"s fierce environmental impacts

Clothes that are produced quickly and just as quickly go out of style and into the trash bin can have dire effects on the environment, polluting the air with carbon and choking landfills with chemicals that can seep into the water supply......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Opinion: As space exploration and colonization expand, off-Earth resources will create a booming market

The drive to explore deeper into space and establish colonies on other planets has intensified over the last decade, and with it the importance of space resources extraction......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

How does voltage drive nonmetallic catalysts to perform electrocatalytic reactions?

Understanding how voltage drives nanoscale electrocatalysts to initiate reactions is a fundamental scientific question. This is especially challenging when dealing with non-metallic electrocatalysts due to their low inherent carrier concentration, wh.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Jellyfish shown to learn from past experience for the first time

Jellyfish are more advanced than once thought. A new study from the University of Copenhagen has demonstrated that Caribbean box jellyfish can learn at a much more complex level than ever imagined—despite only having one thousand nerve cells and no.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Hop in. Unraveling the mysteries of Pacific Drive in the rusty car that inspired it

We took an overnight road trip with the developers of Pacific Drive in the real station wagon that inspired the supernatural driving game,.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Google Maps directed man to drive off collapsed bridge, lawsuit claims

A North Carolina family is suing Google, claiming that directions from Google Maps caused a father to drive off a broken bridge, resulting in his death......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Review: Monokei Standard Keyboard

We took the Monokei Standard for a test drive. Join us while we share our thoughts. The post Review: Monokei Standard Keyboard appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

70+ Nintendo Switch games are discounted at Best Buy — from $16

Nintendo Switch owners should take advantage of the discounts being offered in Best Buy's Nintendo Switch game sale, which includes titles from all genres......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Accelerated warming has pushed North America"s deepest lake across important ecological thresholds

A team of researchers from Queen's University and Environment and Climate Change Canada have shown that accelerated 21st-century warming has triggered a striking shift in algal composition in the Great Slave Lake, North America's deepest lake, and on.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Google accused of directing motorist to drive off collapsed bridge

Google had been asked to update its maps in the nine years before the father of two's death......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

There’s a huge sale on Arlo security cameras happening right now

Protect your home by taking advantage of Best Buy's ongoing sale on Arlo security cameras, which includes discounts on standalone cameras and complete bundles......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Apple Watch Ultra now a better value at $700, first FineWoven MagSafe Wallet deals at $56, more

Don’t need the new Ultra 2? A discount on last year’s Apple Watch Ultra at $700 makes for a far better value to headline all of today’s best deals. It’s joined by the first discounts on Apple’s all-new FineWoven MagSafe Wallet at $56, as we.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Dealmaster: Early Amazon Prime Big Deal Days sales continue, Garmin deals, and more

Shop early for the best savings on Amazon’s second Prime Day event of 2023. Enlarge Garmin's new Vivoactive 5 smartwatch just dropped, promising better battery life than its predecessors. The watch is also launching a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Egnyte collaborates with Microsoft to drive the hybrid workforce

Egnyte announced an enhanced relationship with Microsoft that provides customers with additional real-time document collaboration and sharing features through Microsoft 365 and a Microsoft Teams integration that makes it easy for customers to share a.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Snag high-performance Apple gear with savings of up to $1,800 off this week at B&H

B&H Photo makes it easy to get creative with huge savings on gear, from cameras to computers and everything in between. This week, you can bring home high-performance equipment with discounts that stretch upwards of $1,700.MacBooks and iPads on sale.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsSep 19th, 2023

AirPods and Samsung Galaxy Buds are both on sale today

Amazon has hefty discounts on the Apple AirPods and Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 2. Here's what you need to know before you buy a pair......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 19th, 2023

iPhone versus Huawei battle back on; US National Security Advisor comments

The iPhone versus Huawei battle is back on in China, following the launch of the Mate 60 Pro (yeah, that’s not an iPod, despite appearances). Sales of the Chinese company’s smartphones plummeted last year, after US tech sanctions blocked it from.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 19th, 2023

iPhone 15 exceeding sales expectations in China with many retailers selling out in minutes

The iPhone 15 has gained significant attention and demand in China, exceeding initial expectations and countering previous predictions of potential challenges for the company due to increased competition from Huawei and government restrictions on iPh.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsSep 19th, 2023