How a naughty bird cheats with fancy feather structures

In some ways, having the excess energy to grow and nurture these feathers might actually turn out to be a honest signal. It takes protein to build them, and the…

Tactics used by police to prevent video from spectators

Staying safe while recording police activity requires different tactics depending on the situation. Spectators witnessing police violence in a public space should keep their distance, advises Kelley-Chung – that way…

Biden’s labor secretary Marty Walsh says construction workers should be employees

US Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh told Reuters Thursday that construction workers should be treated like employees. The fact that President’s top labor official Joe Biden is saying so is…

Amazon workers push back Jeff Bezos employee satisfaction claim

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently said warehouse workers enjoy working for his company so much that “94% say they would recommend Amazon to a friend as a place to work.”…

An ambitious plan to fight ransomware in the face of long chances

Schools, hospitals, City of Atlanta. Garmin, Acer, Washington, DC Police. That much no one is safe against the scourge of ransomware. In recent years, soaring ransom demands and blind targeting…

WFH exodus creates opportunity for small towns

A lot has been made the pandemic-era exodus to Lake Tahoe, Martha’s Vineyard or Aspen. White-collar workers, freed from the constraints of the office, decamped last year to more favorable…

How Pixar uses hyper-colors to hack your brain

Take the scene where the old ChicharrĂ³n ghost dies without remembering in the land of the dead. It’s a heartbreaking sequence, but the color palette is still going strong (although…

Nintendo Switch Pro: 9 upgrades we’d love to see (2021)

SINCE ITS RELEASE in 2017, the Nintendo Switch console became the second best-selling home console of all time, behind only the Wii. Nintendo has been known to release upgraded consoles…

9 Best Weighted Blankets (2021): Different Sizes, Weights & More

Touch, like getting a hug releases oxytocin in your brain. This hormone contributes to our general well-being and our ability to to manage stress. This is one of the reasons…

New business models, big opportunity: financial services

More motivated than ever, organizations across industries are poised to cut expenses that lack a clear return on investment. It’s no surprise, then, that survey respondents highlight IT projects –…