New Covid cases in the U.S. are ticking up a bit, and so the federal government is offering 8 free home test kits per household. Order yours here, and a friendly mail carrier will bring the kits right to your door.
Just when you thought mankind's best friend couldn't get any better for our health—they already boost our immune systems and sniff out illnesses with their hyper-sensitive noses—here come the Covid-sniffing dogs. According to Smithsonian magazine, early studies, and some anecdotal evidence, indicate that dogs can detect cases with an amazing level of accuracy. The dogs'… READ THE REST
I have long considered off-the-shelf DNA tests to be a cute gimmick. If someone's too cheap to buy your non-anonymized data from a DNA service, they can just steal the database. 23andMe however has done some interesting research on long COVID here, but I won't be changing my mind. SFGate: A new unpublished study from… READ THE REST
Yesterday North Korea confirmed its very first Covid case and immediately went into lockdown — but not soon enough. Today the country's Covid case number jumped to more than 18,000. "This has the potential to be a public health catastrophe inside North Korea," Will Ripley said on CNN today (video below), describing North Korea as… READ THE REST
Belgian waffles are a blank template for unforgettable weekend breakfasts. From savory creations with avocado, bacon, and goat cheese to the traditional sweet kinds with berries, powdered sugar, and syrup, waffles are unstoppable. However, nothing brings down a waffle-inspired dream morning like the antiquated, dirty waffle iron that cooks unevenly or worse, unexpectedly burns and dries… READ THE REST
Summer is here, which means we're spending less time under blankets and more time under stars. And, while we're no longer chasing the sun quite as fast, sometimes random household chores do need an extra flash of light here and there. This One80 LED Headlamp will help you get the darker things done so you can get back… READ THE REST
From your music streaming subscriptions and bank accounts to your work laptop, passwords unlock the most vital things in our lives. Unfortunately, that's a mess to track unless you're exceptionally organized or have some intricate communication system for your passwords and logins. If you aren't, you might deal with many forgotten unique passwords, annoying security questions, and botched password… READ THE REST