• July 4, 2022

Can This Sun-Reflecting Fabric Help Fight Climate Change?

Metafabric is different from the SPF-protective clothes you can buy at the store today. This clothing absorbs UV light, which protects the wearer from skin damage, but doesn’t cool them down. Other textiles that try to block sunlight are made by coating traditional textiles with metal-based or reflective dyes and chemicals, but over time, that…

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11 Ways to Upgrade Your Wi-Fi and Make Your Internet Faster (2021)

You’ve got plenty of options: Take a look at the Linksys AC1900 or the Netgear EX7300, for example. Make sure the maximum supported Wi-Fi standard (e.g., 802.11ac) matches that of your router so you get as speedy a connection as possible. 6. Use Your Electrical Wiring TP-Link Powerline visit our website visit this website go…

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Best Kids Tablets (2021): iPads, Amazon Fire Kids Tablets, and More

My Children’s Favorite tablet is a good flat rock. Get the right one and it’ll do everything from launching toy cars to hop-skip-jumping its way across a pond.  Of course, as a WIRED reviewer, there are also plenty of digital tablets in my house, and they’re pretty popular at times too. After years of testing,…

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As Covid Cases Rise, So Do Hospital-Related Infections

Until Covid hit. The pandemic brought overloads of desperately ill patients who needed lifesaving equipment into ICUs, to be treated by overtaxed health care workers deprived of adequate protective equipment—in other words, creating exactly the conditions in which hospital infections can surge. Between the end of 2019 and the end of 2020, according to the…

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You Can Now Ditch the Password on Your Microsoft Account

Though a completely passwordless future is still a ways off, you’ll soon be able to take a big step in that direction by nuking the password on your Microsoft account. The company announced today that the password-free features it already offers to corporate customers will now be available to everyone. Over the next few weeks,…

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Why Does Asthma Get Worse at Night?

In 1698, British doctor John Floyer wrote a treatise on asthma, the first major work focused on the disease. Not all of it aged well. He warned that those who were sad or angry were more likely to experience attacks, as sadness would stop the “Motion of Humors.” He also recommended a few cures including…

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Climate Change Is the New Dot-Com Bubble

I began to feel a strong sense of déjà vu. I couldn’t place it until, one night, in the glow of the e-reader, I realized: It’s Web 1.0 all over again. We are in the Pets.com-puppet-mascot era of climate. The comedy of the technology industry is playing again as a kind of Ibsenian tragedy: Scientists…

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Vaccinating Kids, Advances in Treatments, and More Coronavirus News

A shot for kids moves forward, vaccine mandates go into effect, and new treatments show promise. Here’s what you should know: Want to receive this weekly roundup and other coronavirus news? Sign up here! Headlines A shot for kids gets one step closer to approval right as it’s needed most This week, Pfizer-BioNTech submitted data…

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The 16 Best Vinyl Accessories (2021): Cleaning Gear, Mats, Displays, and More

Whether you’ve just started spinning analog audio or you’ve been building a collection for years, good vinyl accessories can take your enjoyment—and your records’ longevity—to the next level. I’ve spent the better part of the past decade messing with some of the most lauded tools for cleaning, setting up, and maintaining record players, and these…

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How to Play Every Game From Squid Game (and Not Die)

2. A places ddakji on the ground. 3. B attempts to flip it over by slamming their ddakji hard onto it. 4. Switch turns. Whoever succeeds in flipping over the opponent’s ddakji first is the winner. Pro-tip: Yohan Yun, 29, says that ddakji briefly came back in popularity when he was about 5 years old…

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