Orcas are under threat from man-made noise pollution. These scientists are fighting to protect them.

Summary List Placement Orcas have a language of their own. They communicate through touch, movement, and most importantly, sound. And it’s marine scientist Ellyne Hamran’s job to eavesdrop on them. Hamran is an acoustic researcher studying the sounds marine mammals like whales and dolphins use to communicate. She’s captured hundreds of hours of orca recordings. This summer, she’s listening to the orcas of Norway’s Lofoten Islands, beloved by the creatures for its healthy populations of herring and other fish to feed on. But an invisible problem is increasingly alarming experts: noise pollution from whale-watching cruises, oil exploration, and other human activity. Hamran has set out to study how it affects… Read More

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How to use App Clips on your iPhone, and save time when ordering food or using new apps

Summary List Placement App Clips are iOS 14’s new timesaving alternative to traditional app downloads. These mini web-based versions of apps give you access to a select feature of an app, without having to wait for a full download. A single app may have multiple “clips” for its different features. Think of it as a preview or shortcut. App Clips give you the option to try an app before downloading it, or use part of an app that you don’t want to use more than once. If you’re bothered by clutter on your iPhone, App Clips can help save you from wasting more space. App Clips can appear when searching… Read More

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BMW is paying $18 million to settle claims it inflated its car sales

Summary List Placement Bayerische Motoren Werke AG and two of its subsidiaries have agreed to pay a joint penalty of $18 million to the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC – which launched an investigation into the German automaker in 2019 – concluded that it, along with BMW of North America and BMW US Capital, disclosed inaccurate sales figures while raising nearly $18 billion from corporate bond investors. BMW was accused of practicing what is known in the US as “sales punching” between 2015 and 2019. The SEC said that the company inflated its own reported retail sales figures by having its North American dealers designate cars as sold… Read More

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PlayStation 5 launch titles: Every game coming to PS5 this year, including new Sony exclusives

Summary List Placement The PlayStation 5 will launch on November 12 with a $500 standard edition and a $400 digital edition with no disc drive. PlayStation 5 preorders are selling out fast so we’ve taken a look ahead at what gamers can expect to play later this year and in 2021. While PlayStation 5 will have a fair amount of Sony exclusives, some of those games will still be playable on PlayStation 4, like “Spider-Man: Miles Morales” and “Horizon Forbidden West.” We’ve included retailer links for all the PlayStation 5 games that can be preordered now, and we’ll add more purchase options as they become available. See also: PlayStation 5… Read More

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Magic Spoon is cereal for adults that’s high in protein and low in sugar — I was impressed with how delicious it still was

Summary List Placement Magic Spoon is a delicious cereal for adults that’s high in protein but low in carbs and calories. The cereal is keto-friendly and non-GMO, and free from gluten, grain, wheat, soy, and artificial sweeteners. It gets its taste from allulose, a natural sweetener found in figs and maple syrup that has zero glycemic impact. Magic Spoon is available as a 4-pack for $39 or a monthly subscription for around $35 per month. Sign up for Insider Reviews’ weekly newsletter for more buying advice and great deals. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky As I write this, it’s 2 p.m. on a Saturday and I’m wearing sweatpants while eating… Read More

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Report: Utah Jazz hiring longtime NBA executive, close friend of Quin Snyder Dell Demps as assistant coach

New Orleans Hornets general manager Dell Demps takes the court before an NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Demps has agreed to a new multiyear contract extension to remain with the club and see through the roster overhaul that he and coach Monty Williams have conducted in tandem during the past two seasons. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman) | AP SALT LAKE CITY — As the Utah Jazz need to bolster their coaching staff, they’ll reportedly be turning to two people who head coach Quin Snyder is very familiar with. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Friday afternoon that the Jazz will hire Dell Demps… Read More

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Disney Plus is now available around the world — here’s everything you need to know about the UK service and global release dates

Summary List Placement Disney’s streaming service, Disney Plus, launched in the United Kingdom (UK) on March 24. A monthly subscription costs £5.99 per month, while an annual plan costs £59.99 per year. In addition to the UK, the service is also now available in Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and other global markets. The ad-free streaming platform features a growing collection of movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and 20th Century Fox. UK Subscribers can also pay an additional £19.99 fee to unlock early streaming access to “Mulan.” After its initial launch in the US, Canada, the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, and Puerto Rico last… Read More

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10 highly-rated drugstore moisturizers that are super budget-friendly

Our team is dedicated to finding and telling you more about the products and deals we love. If you love them too and decide to purchase through the links below, we may receive a commission. Pricing and availability are subject to change. Many people have finally figured out that you don’t have to spend a fortune to get quality skincare. To be honest, drugstore face moisturizers have even helped me battle my own normal-to-dry skin woes. Best Cannabis Drugstore Face Moisturizer:… …read more Source:: AOL.com       

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Report: Seahawks placing DE Rasheem Green on IR due to stinger

The Seahawks took another hit to their pass rush on Friday, with the news that defensive end Rasheem Green would be placed on injured reserve, sidelining him for at least three weeks. ESPN’s Field Yates was first with the report. Pete Carroll Show: Seahawks waiting out injuries to pair of pass rushers Green, 23, was a third-round draft pick out of USC in 2018 and after struggling as a rookie due in part to injuries, he played a full-time role in 2019 and wound up leading the Seahawks in sacks with four. He entered the 2020 season backing up L.J. Collier at the five-technique defensive end position, but was still… Read More

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The best hotels in Wildwood, New Jersey

Summary List Placement Wildwood is a beach town on a barrier island in southern New Jersey, part of an area known as “The Wildwoods.” Known for a lively boardwalk, white-sand beach, and affordable midcentury modern hotels and motels, the Wildwood area attracts families year-round. Others are catching on too: three hotels were named to Trip Advisor’s Traveler’s Choice Awards for the top 25 family hotels in the US, and according to Booking.com, it’s rising in popularity year over year. I’m a regular visitor and curated the following list of hotels based on my experience, and those with desirable locations, amenities, affordable prices, and reassuring COVID-19 policies. Read more: Is travel… Read More

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