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David Attenborough to present ‘Extinction: The Facts’ for BBC

Aug. 22 (UPI) -- David Attenborough will present a new BBC documentary about extinction and its effect on our world. The network announced Thursday at the Edinburgh TV Festival that Attenborough, 93, will narrate the one-hour BBC One special ...

Stunning Apple and Snake Skeleton Glass Sculpture by Kiva Ford

18 minutes ago This one is simply stunning: glassblower Kiva Ford created this intricate sculpture of a glass skeleton of a snake encircling a globe containing a glass apple. Gorgeous! PREVIOUS STORY Like this? Please share & ...

Keep These Apps Off Your Kid’s Phone

No matter how long you manage to hold them off, at some point, your kids will have their own electronic devices, and they’ll use those devices to communicate with others. First with friends and family, but eventually with strangers, too. Educating ...

Watch: 88 students use contraption to play a single piano, break world record

Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A group of 88 British schoolchildren broke a Guinness World Record when they used a mechanical system to play a single piano simultaneously. The University of Sheffield's Faculty of Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing Research ...

Bernie Sanders unveils $16.3 trillion climate change plan

Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., rolled out an ambitious and encompassing $16.3 trillion climate change proposal Thursday that calls for the United States to exclusively rely on renewable energy for electricity and transportation by 2030 ...

South Korea decision to terminate GSOMIA rocks Seoul, Tokyo

Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The South Korean government's decision to terminate a military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan is being met with mixed reactions in Seoul. In Tokyo, local television suspended regular programming to bring the breaking news ...

How to Handle Being Bullied as an Adult

Illustration: Sam Woolley If you associate bullies with playgrounds and elementary school, that means you probably haven’t experienced one as an adult. Unfortunately, some people never outgrow being a jerk and continue this type of harassing ...

Arizona Cardinals sign WR Michael Crabtree

Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The Arizona Cardinals have signed veteran wide receiver Michael Crabtree after releasing former first-round pick Kevin White. Arizona announced the signing late Wednesday, the same day the franchise cut White. Crabtree visited the ...

Watch: Mike Moustakas homer leads Brewers over Cardinals

Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Mike Moustakas paced the Milwaukee Brewers to a victory against the St. Louis Cardinals with a mammoth three-run homer in the first inning of the 5-3 triumph at Busch Stadium. Moustakas raked the 386-foot shot off Cardinals star ...

Look: Kim Kardashian posts first photo with all 4 kids

Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Kim Kardashian and her children assemble in a first photo featuring all four kids. The 38-year-old television personality shared the picture Wednesday on Instagram from her family trip to the Bahamas. The snapshot shows ...

Hey Teachers, Get to Know Your Students’ Preconceptions

There was a recent discussion on Twitter about using the term "preconception" instead of "misconception" when talking about student difficulties. The debate goes back many years, but it's still worth reviewing. So: How should teachers deal with the ...

Queering Comics and Cosplay at Flame Con

The scene was organized chaos. Rows upon rows of artists displaying their latest work, engrossed in conversation with fans. Panels of podcasters and performers. So much cosplay. It was pretty much what you’d expect to see at a comic convention—but a ...

How to Train Your Dog to Run With You

If you’re an avid runner and a dog parent, the idea of hitching your four-legged friend up to his leash and pounding the pavement together might sound like a lot of fun. And it can be! Plus, it’s a good way for you both to get some exercise and stay ...

Macron firm on backstop as Brexit talks with British prime minister continue

Aug. 22 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Thursday to discuss a new deal for Britain to leave the European Union. Macron said the backstop agreement with Ireland and Northern ...

Hong Kong protests will have lasting economic consequences

Aug. 22 (UPI) -- After nearly three months of unrest, the demonstrations in Hong Kong show no signs of slowing down. What began as opposition to a controversial extradition bill has morphed into a broader movement to defend Hong Kong's wider social ...

Why People Keep Falling for Viral Hoaxes

The internet is dark and full of terrible sources of information. Sometimes, it seems like every day brings a new one to the list: there are the toxic conspiracy theories, deep fakes, fake news mills, and then, there are the good ole’ fashioned ...

Painting Jail Cells Pink – A Controversial Way to Curb Inmate Aggression

Several Swiss prisons have painted their jail cells in a color called “Cool Down Pink” as a way to curb prisoners’ aggressive behavior and even though the measure was adopted by other European countries in recent years, there are those who find ...

Katy Perry supports Orlando Bloom at ‘Carnival Row’ premiere

Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Katy Perry showed her support for boyfriend Orlando Bloom at the premiere of his new show. Perry, 34, and Bloom, 42, attended the Los Angeles premiere of Bloom's Amazon Prime series, Carnival Row, Wednesday at the TCL Chinese ...

Toddler Standing Up In Shopping Cart Surveys Grocery Store Like Grizzled Sea Captain On Whaling Expedition

SANTA FE—Pointing with great emphasis and loudly declaring her impressions of her surroundings, local toddler Sophia Krauss, 3, was reportedly standing up in a shopping cart and surveying the grocery store in the manner of a grizzled, ...

Why You Shouldn’t Put the Apple Card in Your Wallet (Seriously)

Screenshot: David Murphy A number of you are probably getting your brand-new titanium Apple Cards this week, assuming you made sure to order a physical version of the card when signing up for it Tuesday. Here’s the kicker: You probably won’t ...

The Ethics of Hiding Your Data From the Machines

I don’t know about you, but every time I figure out a way of sharing less information online, it’s like a personal victory. After all, who have I hurt, advertisers? Oh, boo hoo. But sharing your information, either willingly or not, is soon going to ...

Shh! No Hacking the Census in the Library

The 2020 United States Census will be the first to request a majority of Americans to respond online. The benefits are obvious. A digitized census is more efficient than the 230-year-old paper method, streamlining the processing of individual data ...

The Android 10 Privacy and Security Upgrades You Should Know About

Google has long grappled with data privacy gaffes and internal instability, but through it all the company has consistently improved the security and privacy of Android. Given, the operating system's 2.5 billion users, that's no small task. With the ...

Google Gives up Sweets: New OS Is Just Called Android 10

Say goodbye to pie and lollipops, because Google’s mobile platform is going on a diet. Since 2009, Google has gifted each major iteration of its Android operating system with a dessert-themed name. The names have progressed in alphabetical order ...

New Titanic photos reveal sunken ship wrecked by ocean

New images of the Titanic have been released from the first manned voyage to the sunken ship in 14 years. The photos show the devastating toll strong currents and metal-eating bacteria has taken on the wreckage that scientists predict will ...