Hey, you! Stop scrolling. Well, Ok. Keep scrolling through this newsletter to finish reading these words. But stop scrolling endlessly on Facebook and Twitter. No, not just because Facebook and Twitter are generally terrible for your soul. As it turns out, “doomscrolling” is also awful for your eyes.
Yes, really. We spoke with eye doctors to get the full scoop, and well… it’s complicated, so check out the top story for more.
You’re convinced vinyl records are better than Spotify. But how do you build up a good collection of vinyl? We’re here to help.
It pains me to write this as an Editor. But maybe you should stop ending your text messages with a period. Nope can’t do it. But you should.
Hey, cool, the Surface Duo is now a Windows Phone! Kind of. Sort of.
Social media is a time-waster, as I’m sure you’ve experienced, and you should be spending more time outside in nature, frolicking in the flowers and feeling the sunlight on your skin. Okay, not really, but there is actually a medical reason you should avoid scrolling through endless social media feeds. Read More »
Elden Ring is all the rage right now in the world of video games, mixing the difficulty of Souls-like games with a vast open world to explore. If you’ve been following Elden Ring developments on Twitter, you might’ve seen a lot of tweets about keeping a journal. If you haven’t, well, you’re in for a treat with this article. Read More »
For all of its faults, of which there are many, the Surface Duo is still a very special device. It all comes down to that Windows logo—a silent reminder that, at one point, Windows phones were an alternative to Android and iOS. But the Surface Duo isn’t a true Windows phone. Not without some hacking, at least. Read More »
Undergraduate students at the Utah State University (USU) have successfully launched the first Pi-powered satellite into orbit. The GASPACS CubeSat, which was sponsored by NASA, features a Raspberry Pi Zero computer, a second-gen Pi Camera Module, and a DFRobot Beetle microcontroller to facilitate basic tasks at a low price. Read More »
Like all animals, hamsters need a bit of environmental enrichment to keep their minds happy and healthy. But some hamsters get a lot of enrichment, like Marshmallow, a cute little rodent that regularly navigates real-life Super Mario courses. Read More »
It’s easy to drop your AirPods case, but with a quality protective case cover, like this one from Spigen, you can rest assured your case will stay safe from drops, scratches, and dings. Plus, it comes with a circle carabiner, so you can attach them to your purse or backpack for quick access. This cover fits snugly over the case, doesn’t block wireless charging, and even has a precise cutout so you can charge with a cord if you want. It comes in five colors, too: black, gray, lavender, midnight green, and rose.
Every tech enthusiast worth their salt loves to pour over technical specs. But there’s one spec you’ve probably seen that you might not fully understand: IP ratings (like IP67). This enigmatic code represents a device’s resistance to intrusion from elements like dust and water, but what does each character mean? Read More »
Since it first came out, vinyl has remained a popular medium for music and is even experiencing an exciting renaissance! And while it can cost a fortune to build a really terrific collection, there are several other options and tricks for snagging vinyl on a budget. Read More »
Vinyl record enthusiasts know that vinyl subscription boxes aren’t a new thing. They also know that vinyl postcards aren’t a new thing, either. However, a new service called Vinyl Post is here to blend the two and send you a new vinyl postcard every month. Read More »
Do you include a period at the end of sentences in a text message? If so, you should probably stop. Grammar police will hate it, but research suggests that text message responses to questions that end with a period can be perceived as less sincere, passive-aggressive, or in some cases, downright rude. Read More »
Nothing’s better than enjoying a perfect cup of coffee, except maybe having delightful new kinds of coffee regularly delivered right to your doorstep! With these tasty coffee subscription boxes, you can try coffee flavors from all around the world. Read More »
If you own, or are thinking about owning, an Apple product, you’ve probably wondered if the company’s add-on product protection service, AppleCare+, is worth the price. With how costly iPhones, Macs, and other Apple devices are, is it worth paying yet another chunk of change on top just for peace of mind? Read More »
A lot of people don’t know you can fill your pet’s prescriptions at the same pharmacy they get their medication from. You can even save a bunch of money doing so! Here’s what you need to know. Read More »
If you take a look at Apple’s famous logo design, you might notice a curved piece missing. It’s a bite mark in the fruit—but why is it there? We’ll explain the history and meaning behind the bite. Read More »