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How to recycle your Christmas lights

It doesn’t feel right to put Christmas lights in a trash can. Maybe they’ve stopped working, or maybe you’re replacing incandescent lights with safer, more energy-efficient LEDs. In any case, after brightening so many holiday seasons over the years, it…

As California Burns, Saint Gavin Fiddles

If Gavin Newsom is not the worst governor of California, he will be by the time he gets through with it. Know-it-all “pretty boy” Newsom, predictably elected in a deeper-than-deep blue state, has no regard for anyone who thinks differently…

IrisVision is a VR headset that delivers reality to people with low vision

Barely a month ago I noted that Apple and Google are going to own the tech sector for aging baby boomers. And then what pops into my inbox but a pitch for IrisVision, a sort of virtual reality headset with…

NYTimes Hails Cultish, Disruptive Extinction Rebellion Protests

Extinction Rebellion, a burgeoning radical group of self-proclaimed environmentalists, that originated in England in the summer of 2018, now has a following among the hard left in America, as they do the usual left-wing protest things, like disrupting the commutes…

How to help your cat lose weight

There’s perhaps nothing cuter than a chubby kitty, but unfortunately, that extra weight is keeping your cat from living her best life. Obesity in cats can lead to diabetes, arthritis and liver problems — just to name a few. Researchers…

Why do cats love paper and plastic so much?

Cats are curious little creatures. As the only domesticated species in the family Felidae, the domestic cat has a mixed reputation — everything from aloof to love bug. We humans are never quite sure if our cats truly love us…

Hurricane Dorian: South Carolina governor warns people: ‘You need to get out’ – as it happened

•Governors of southern states warned residents to leave immediately on Wednesday, as Hurricane Dorian crept up the south east coast of the US. Millions of people have been ordered to evacuate coastal areas, with the storm projected to impact Georgia…