Omni Calculator asks a few questions about your internet usage and tells you what else you might consider doing instead. And yet, for some reason, I find myself wary of completing an online questionnaire about my online habits. Thankfully it's a simple calculation, writes Emma Charlton: Cutting out three 10-minute social media checks a day means you could read as many as 30 more books a year. Many of us are spending more time on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram than ever before: 2 hours and 23 minutes per day, on average, if you accept GlobalWebIndex's Flagship Report for 2019.
Dr. Naomi Wolf—once revered as a feminist author but lately more well-known for startling factual errors and conspiracy theories—was finally banned this weekend from Twitter after describing vaccines as "a software platform that can receive uploads." She also compared Dr Anthony Fauci, the top Covid adviser in the US, to Satan to her more than… READ THE REST
Audrey Nicole Francisquini, 28, was arrested at Miami, Florida's American Senior High School after she walked into the school, pretended to be a student, and then handed out fliers to students encouraging them to follow her on Instagram. She's been charged with burglary (perhaps a prior incident?), trespassing at an educational institution, and resisting arrest.… READ THE REST
You might have seen the viral video of Russian influencer Leia Se (and her companion Josh Paler Lin) blatantly disregarding mask-wearing rules in a supermarket in Bali, and just generally being plague rats during a global pandemic. In the video, Se "forgets" to bring a mask to a grocery store. When they aren't allowed inside,… READ THE REST
While it never hurts when your company name becomes a verb, but there's a lot more to Google than a simple web search. Sure, Google's search engine is also the engine that powered the firm into its current position as one of the 10 most valuable companies in America, but the company has spent the… READ THE REST
While smartphones and other devices have reached world-class heights for capturing images and even video at up to stunning 4K quality, they still leave a lot to be desired in the audio department. That's because while companies have engaged in a two-decade arms race to constantly one-up each other for the biggest, best camera available,… READ THE REST
It's no wonder so many adults are fascinated by world travel. From the time we're small children, living in a world that often doesn't extend far beyond our home, family, and neighborhood, the thought of all the amazing places on planet Earth with their fantastic views, incredible wildlife, eye-opening customs, and more is magical. It… READ THE REST