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The Scottish postman behind "Sea Shanty TikTok"

Nathan Evans's renditions of the ancient songs have racked up millions of views on the video-sharing app......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcJan 14th, 2021

TikTok level crossing stunt "staggeringly stupid"

Police and rail bosses condemn a social media post featuring a car parked on a level crossing......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Ancient temperature and sea level changes provide new insights into potential impact of climate change today

Scientists studying ocean temperature and sea level changes from thousands of years ago have said their data could be crucial to understanding climate change and improving projections of how our world may change due to global warming......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Greenland melting likely increased by bacteria in sediment

Bacteria are likely triggering greater melting on the Greenland ice sheet, possibly increasing the island's contribution to sea-level rise, according to Rutgers scientists......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Seagrass meadows may facilitate marine plastic removal from the sea

Underwater seagrass meadows may trap, extract and carry marine plastic debris to shore, thereby helping to remove plastic litter from the sea, according to a study published in Scientific Reports......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Plaid CEO touts new ‘clarity’ after failed Visa acquisition

According to Plaid CEO Zach Perret, the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a "sea change" in consumer behavior. Yesterday, we spoke with Plaid CEO and co-founder Zach Perret after news broke that Visa no longer plans to buy his company for $5.3 bi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

The Scottish postman behind "Sea Shanty TikTok"

Nathan Evans's renditions of the ancient songs have racked up millions of views on the video-sharing app......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

"Everybody can join in a sea shanty"

A Scottish postie has seen his live of sea shanties take off on TikTok......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

YC-backed Blabla raises $1.5M to teach English through short videos

Short, snappy, entertaining videos have become an increasingly common way for young people to receive information. Why not learn English through TikTok-like videos too? That was what prompted Angelo Huang to launch Blabla. Originally from Taiwan, Hua.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

TikTok: All Under-16s" Accounts Made Private

TikTok users aged under 16 will have their accounts automatically set to private, as the app introduces a series of measures to improve child safety. The BBC reports: Approved followers only can comment on videos from these accounts. Users will also.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

NASA Spacecraft Discovers the Universe is Less Crowded Than We Thought

An anonymous reader shares a report: While we might think of space as a vast sea of blackness, all we have to do is look up at night to see that it's punctuated by countless stars, galaxies and even a few planets visible to the naked eye. Scientists.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Climate warming increases cryospheric hazards

The cryosphere is an important component of the global climate system. In a narrow sense, it mainly refers the glaciers, permafrost, snow cover, and sea ice because these components are continuously distributed below the freezing point with a certain.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

TikTok update will change privacy settings and defaults for users under 18

TikTok announced today it’s making changes to its app to make the experience safer for younger users. The company will now set the accounts for users ages 13 to 15 to private by default, as well as tighten other controls for all users under 18,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

TikTok: All under-16s" accounts made private

The move means only approved followers can view videos made by users aged 13-15......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Wayne Brady talks social media and tech at CES 2021

Let's make a Deal host Wayne Brady talks tech, CES 2021, making content from home, and a TikTok musical with Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

The metabolism of clownfish decreases when their homes are damaged by climate change

The metabolism of clownfish—or anemonefish—decreases when their sea 'homes' are damaged by climate change, according to a new study......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Being a TikTok influencer without the internet

Wasil lives in Jammu Kashmir and for more than a year the Indian government has blocked connectivity in the region......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Saildrone launches a 72-foot autonomous seabed-mapping boat

Mapping the ocean’s floor is a surprisingly vital enterprise, which helps with a range of activities including shipping, coastal protection, and deep-sea resource gathering. It’s also a very costly and time-consuming activity, which can b.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021

Trump Also Suspended from Snapchat and Twitch, Faces Content Restrictions on Pinterest and...TikTok?

Today MSN published an article listing "Every social media platform Donald Trump is banned from using (so far)." Some excerpts: - Trump was suspended from Snapchat amid the riots on January 6, a spokesperson confirmed to The Hill... - On January.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 10th, 2021

Disney"s decommissioned 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea ride has been recreated in VR

For those who don't know, Defunctland is a "non-profit, volunteer-run preservation/passion project." At its core, it's a YouTube series created by Kevin Perjurer intended to preserve and explore "pop culture's past.".....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJan 8th, 2021

New analysis highlights importance of groundwater discharge into oceans

An invisible flow of groundwater seeps into the ocean along coastlines all over the world. Scientists have tended to disregard its contributions to ocean chemistry, focusing on the far greater volumes of water and dissolved material entering the sea.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 8th, 2021