Monday, October 18, 2021
New research finds 29,000 discarded coffee pods end up in landfills every month, which amounts to nearly 350,000 a year

Nearly 30,000 coffee pods end up in landfills every month – and one takes...

New research finds 29,000 discarded coffee pods end up in landfills every month, which amounts to nearly 350,000 a year.Some companies market their pods as recyclable if consumers separate the...
(L-R) iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X and iPhone 8 models are displayed during an Apple launch event in Cupertino, California, U.S. Sept. 12, 2017. (REUTERS/Stephen Lam)

Black Friday shortages are real: Amazon shopping tips to get what you want and...

The holiday shopping season arrives earlier every year. In 2021, it’s not only a retailer’s strategy to get you to spend more money. Supply chain disruptions and chip shortages mean...
Chang¿e 5 landing site overview. The mission landed in Oceanus Procellarum, an area of solidified lava from an ancient volcanic eruption

Moon rocks returned by the Chang’e-5 mission date back 2 billion years

Moon rocks returned by the Chang'e-5 mission in December last year date back 2 billion years, a new study shows.Analysis of the lunar rocks in Beijing, led by the Chinese...
An obsidian

Obsidian ‘spirit mirror’ used by Elizabeth I’s confidant John Dee has AZTEC origins, study...

An obsidian 'spirit mirror' once used in the 16th Century by John Dee, a confidant of Elizabeth I, to contact otherworldly entities, has Aztec origins, a new study revealed.The mirror,...
This is Squall, one of six dogs found from a two year search to have the ability to remember toy names for up to two months

Some dogs can learn up to 12 new toy names in one week and...

Some dogs are able to learn up to a dozen new toy names in a single week, and can remember them for at least two months, according to the authors...
Facebook shares are down by more than 6 percent from last week as a result of the outage on Monday

Facebook and Instagram begin to restore service after SEVEN HOUR global outage

Facebook shares are down by more than 6 percent from last week as a result of the outage on MondayFacebook, Instagram and Whatsapp...
Results of the study showed that if an car is kept 10 percent longer, the average ownership of a car is seven years, the overall carbon footprint of cars would decrease by 30.7 million tons

Keeping older vehicles longer instead of trading them in for all-electric models REDUCES emissions

Hold on to your old gas guzzler! Keeping older vehicles a year longer instead of trading them in...
El Salvador is mining bitcoin using volcanic energy weeks after making cryptocurrency legal tender

El Salvador is mining bitcoin using volcanic energy weeks after making cryptocurrency legal tender

El Salvador has started mining bitcoin using energy from a volcano, according to President Nayib Bukele.The former businessman, who was elected in 2019, tweeted early Friday morning that the country...
The redacted content of letters from Marie Antoinette (depicted) to her rumoured lover, the Swedish count Hans Axel von Fersen, has been revealed using x-ray scans.

History: X-ray scans uncover hidden messages shared between Marie Antoinette and her rumoured lover

X marks the spot! Marie Antoinette's secret love letters to the Swedish count Axel von Fersen during the...

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