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New York’s air quality reaches “hazardous” level, by far the worst in the world

Wildfire smoke conditions worsened across much of Northeast US on Wednesday. Enlarge / The Downtown Manhattan skyline stands shrouded in a reddish haze as a result of Canadian wildfires on June 6, 2023. (credit: Lokman Vural Elib.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJun 7th, 2023

Amid scorching heat, 900 people died in Saudi Arabia—climate change has made the Hajj pilgrimage more risky

Each year, millions of Muslims from across the world embark on the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. The mass migration is unparalleled in scale, and pilgrims face numerous health hazards......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 12 min. ago

NYT Connections: hints and answers for Thursday, June 19

Connections is the new puzzle game from the New York Times, and it can be quite difficult. If you need a hand with solving today's puzzle, we're here to help......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 40 min. ago

EPA has lowered the screening level for lead in soil: Here"s what that could mean for households across the US

As spring phases into summer across the U.S., kids are spending more time outdoors. Playing outside is healthy in all kinds of ways, but it also poses some risks. One that many families may not be aware of is exposure to lead in soil, which is still.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 12 min. ago

Many sports are tightening transgender policies. Can inclusion co-exist with fairness, physical safety and integrity?

The inclusion of trans women athletes—women who were assigned male at birth—is one of the most controversial issues in world sports......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 12 min. ago

Shepherd"s graffiti sheds new light on Acropolis lost temple mystery

The Acropolis of Athens, the rocky hill in the Greek capital that is home to the iconic Parthenon temple, is one of the world's most visited and well-known archaeological sites—but new insights about it are still emerging......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 12 min. ago

Students" awareness of their cognitive processes facilitates the learning of math, finds study

The purpose of education is to ensure that students acquire the skills necessary for succeeding in a world that is constantly changing. Self-assessment, or teaching students how to examine and evaluate their own learning and cognitive processes, has.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 12 min. ago

Pure Storage enhances its platform with cyber resiliency services and capabilities

Pure Storage announced three new Storage as-a-Service (STaaS) service-level agreements (SLAs) for the Pure Storage platform – cyber recovery and resilience and site rebalance – further empowering organizations to guarantee outcomes and re.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

The 7 worst CPUs of all time

We see disappointing CPUs in every generation, but few are truly bad enough to earn a spot among the worst processors of all time. Here's a look at them......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

Service teams avert cat-astrophe

Dealership service departments are used to customers complaining their engine is making knocking or pinging sounds. But the service crew at West Herr Chevrolet of East Syracuse in New York recently heard a different engine complaint. "A customer p.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

NYT Connections: hints and answers for Wednesday, June 19

Connections is the new puzzle game from the New York Times, and it can be quite difficult. If you need a hand with solving today's puzzle, we're here to help......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

WhatsApp users can now set HD quality as default for sending photos and videos

WhatsApp last year introduced the option to let users send “HD photos,” keeping their original resolution with lower compression. However, users had to choose the HD option every time they sent a photo to someone – but not anymore. That’s bec.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Research offers advice to Etsy merchants: If you like what you do, charge more for it

Researchers from Lehigh University, Tilburg University, and Northwestern University have identified a novel cue consumers interpret as a signal of quality in peer-to-peer marketplaces: "production enjoyment," or how much a seller enjoys making a prod.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Researchers: AI can make African elections more efficient, but trust must be built and proper rules put in place

Time magazine has dubbed 2024 a "super election year". An astonishing 4 billion people are eligible to vote in countries across the world this year. Many are on the African continent, where presidential, parliamentary and general elections have alrea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

New study finds at least 1 in 4 US residential yards exceeds new EPA lead soil level guideline

Roughly one in four U.S. households have soil exceeding the new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's lead screening levels of 200 parts per million (ppm), halved from the previous level of 400 ppm, a new study found. For households with exposure fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Samsung claims the next era of DRAM will be a ‘breakthrough’

Samsung is introducing 3D packaging services to GPUs and CPUs, opening the door to a whole new level of performance......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Best cheap headphones and earbuds 2024: Soundcore, Beats, and others

Saving money and getting great sound quality needn't be mutually exclusive. These headphones and earbuds prove it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

How to create 8K 360 videos for Apple Vision Pro with Insta360 X4 [Video]

If you’re looking for a way to add 360-degree videos to your Apple Vision Pro, then the might be the easiest and most affordable way for you to do so. With this 8K action camera, you can easily shoot, convert, and send high-quality 360-degree vide.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Ars Live Recap: Is SpaceX a launch company or a satellite communications company?

"They're the largest satellite operator in the world." Produced by Michael Toriello and Billy Keenly. Click here for transcript. Last week, during our inaugural Ars Live event, Quilty Space director of research Caleb Henry joined Ar.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Get 20% off the Shure MV7X microphone in this CRAZY DEAL!

If you want to improve the vocal quality while gaming, online meetings, or during a podcast, then check out this deal for the Shure MV7X. The post Get 20% off the Shure MV7X microphone in this CRAZY DEAL! appeared first on Phandroid. The m.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

XREAL’s Beam Pro is a Phone that’s Made for AR Content

XREAL wants to take mobile AR hardware to the next level. The post XREAL’s Beam Pro is a Phone that’s Made for AR Content appeared first on Phandroid. While a lot of the augmented reality (AR) products that we’ve seen so.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024