Have you ever glanced at your phone's calendar and seen a "reminder" to enter a sweepstakes or an invite to some event you've never heard of? Or something, well, yuckier.Welcome to calendar spam. Spam can strike from anywhere, not just our inboxes or in unwanted phone calls. Calendar spam can be particularly bothersome, especially if you receive alarm reminders that set … [Read more...] about Spam in your phone’s calendar?
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Leave it to Dubai to surprise the world by building an Instagram-ready oasis in the middle of a desert.The city is already renowned for the tallest building in the world, an indoor ski slope in a mall, and the world's highest infinity pool (a dizzying 1,000 feet above sea level), among other attractions. In 2018, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, … [Read more...] about Trip alert: A unique oasis for lovers
A team of researchers studying rhesus macaques (monkeys) in Puerto Rico found that the primates made new social connections and shared resources in a surprising way after Hurricane Maria. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Exeter in the U.K. were already studying the monkeys in Cayo Santiago, nicknamed Monkey Island, when the hurricane … [Read more...] about Study: Monkeys handle crisis effectively
A privacy-focused search engine called Brave Search launched in June, marking a potential competitor to the search engine behemoth Google. CNET said Brave Search is building an independent index of the web -- which is likely as intimidating a prospect as it sounds -- relying on Bing in some areas like images. Users can blend in Google results for ordinary searches by … [Read more...] about A brave new world in searches?
You'll need: canning pot and rack, jar lifter tool, canning jars and lids, large bowl for ice bath, clean cloths or new roll of paper towels, lemon juice, salt, kettle of boiling water.Estimate about 3 large tomatoes per quart jar. Blanch and skin tomatoesBoil water in large pot. Add a few tomatoes at a time and let them boil for a minute. Remove tomatoes. Place … [Read more...] about Tomato overflow? Can them for a taste of summer all year