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5 Pro Tips To Speed Up Your Old Computer

5 Pro Tips To Speed Up Your Old Computer

In the tech world, there’s always something bigger, better and faster. But do you really need the latest everything? Sorry early adopters, you don’t if you take care of your gadgets. When it comes to your computer, step one to making it last for the…

Canadian Study Links Screen Time To Slower Child Development

Canadian Study Links Screen Time To Slower Child Development

A new Canadian study has linked increased screen time with delayed development in children, adding new fuel to the debate over how long is too long for kids to spend in front of their electronic devices. Researchers from the University of Waterloo, University of Calgary…

Next Stop, Hydrogen-Powered Trains

Next Stop, Hydrogen-Powered Trains

As old diesel trains are phased out of rail networks around the world, the UK is about to test a new type of engine that could help to decarbonize railways – hydrogen-powered trains. From the platform it looked like any other British commuter train. But…

Is It Possible To Build Wildlife-Friendly Windfarms?

Is It Possible To Build Wildlife-Friendly Windfarms?

One of the greenest types of energy poses a conservation conundrum – wind farms can lead to collisions with birds and bats. Is there a way to build them so they don’t harm animals? One of my fondest memories from my first visit to Prince…

How To Clear The Oil Spills Of The Amazon Rainforest

How To Clear The Oil Spills Of The Amazon Rainforest

For decades, pits of waste crude oil have dotted the Amazon rainforest in northern Ecuador. Now people are using resilient plants, fungi and bacteria to try to clean them up. Galo Rodriguez uses his machete to dig a hole near the small stream on his…

The Plan To Turn Half The World Into A Reserve For Nature

The Plan To Turn Half The World Into A Reserve For Nature

Scientists and conservationists are proposing that up to half of Earth’s land and oceans be protected for nature. Is it a necessary step or a pipe dream? As humans continue to rapidly expand the scope of their domination of nature – bulldozing and burning down…

This Tool Helps Influencers Fight Back When Their Content Is Stolen

This Tool Helps Influencers Fight Back When Their Content Is Stolen

A couple of times each month, influencer Chelsie Petras notices other Instagram accounts using her photos without giving her any credit. On one occasion, Petras, who has 32,000 followers on the platform, told CNN Business that a brand went so far as to use a…

Forget Resumes And LinkedIn. This Tech Firm Finds Talent In Unexpected Places

Forget Resumes And LinkedIn. This Tech Firm Finds Talent In Unexpected Places

When Mike Norris graduated from Baltimore’s Stevenson University with a degree in business information systems, he thought he’d quickly nab an entry-level tech job. Instead, he found himself working as a security guard patrolling parking lots, earning $7.50 an hour.”I graduated in 2001, during the…