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How to Check the Air Quality Near You

Here’s what to know about wildfire smoke and invisible pollutants, and how you can use your phone to decide whether it’s safe to spend time outside.

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One in five unpaid carers in England and Wales ‘do not have access to a vehicle’

Census data shows nearly half a million households that cater for someone disabled or in bad health are without car or truckAbout one in five households with an unpaid carer for someone who is disabled or in bad health across England and Wales have no access …

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NHS England mental health trusts record 26,000 sexual abuse incidents

The data over five years puts spotlight on underfunded hospitals where abuse can often easily be hidden, say expertsKaren (not her real name) was in her bedroom on a psychiatric ward when a male nurse sexually assaulted her. It was during the pandemic and she…

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The Age of Flames Reaches the US East Coast

Canadian wildfires are spewing smoke into New York City and Washington, DC, threatening the health of millions. Welcome to the “Pyrocene.”

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Jak znaleźć super okazję na wakacje? "Jeżeli polować to teraz"

Łowcy okazji powinni robić to szybko, dlatego że od końcówki czerwca zaczyna się szczyt sezonu, który będzie trwał mniej więcej do ostatniego tygodnia sierpnia - radził ekspert rynku turystycznego Maciej Nykiel.

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Ceny prądu w 2024 roku – możliwa podwyżka nawet o 150%

W przyszłym roku ceny prądu widoczne na rachunkach mogą znacząco wzrosnąć. Sytuacja wielu osób korzystających z energii elektrycznej będzie trudna, jeśli rządzący nie podejmą jakichś działań. Wiadomo, dlaczego tak się dzieje. Ceny prądu pójdą w górę? W zasadz…

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Akcja zbrojna w obwodzie biełgorodzkim. Kim są ci, którzy zaatakowali Rosję z terenu Ukrainy

Oddział rosyjskich ochotników, którzy według doniesień mediów walczą po stronie Kijowa, poinformował, że wkroczył na terytorium obwodu biełgorodzkiego w Rosji. Rosyjski Korpus Ochotniczy i legion Wolność Rosji powstały latem zeszłego roku. Co jeszcze wiadomo …

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Kosowo. Starcia serbskich demonstrantów z siłami misji pokojowej NATO. Wielu żołnierzy rannych

25 żołnierzy sił NATO z misji pokojowej KFOR zostało rannych w północnej części Kosowa w starciach z serbskimi demonstrantami - przekazała agencja Reutera. W nocy z poniedziałku na wtorek niemiecka agencja dpa informowała nawet o 34 rannych żołnierzach NATO. …

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Ukraine war must end, South Africa's Ramaphosa tells Russian President Putin

MOSCOW: South Africa's president, in Russia as part of a delegation pushing for peace between Kyiv and Moscow, on Saturday (Jun 17) told his Russian counterpart the fighting had to stop. His delegation put forward a set of principles that the Kremlin deemed "…

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How to beat airline price gouging when booking international flights

If your home airport is small or medium-sized, the airlines will likely charge you much more to fly abroad. This workaround can save hundreds off your fare.

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Leica Q3: The Travel and Street Photography Camera Perfected?

Leica's third in the Q series keeps all the great design cues of the Q2 with the addition of a 3-inch high resolution touchscreen.

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Budding fashion designers are learning the benefits of creating digital outfits for Roblox

The Parsons School of Design teamed up with Roblox, an online gaming platform, for a course on designing outfits for the digital realm.

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Here's How Much Money You Save by Installing a Clothesline

Clotheslines have recently undergone a renaissance. Once considered gauche, line drying has benefited from country-chic marketing and support from environmentalists. But while it’s not all white sheets softly blowing in the breeze, it really is a pretty easy …

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The Morning After: Let’s talk about Air Quality

Wildfires in Canada have led to a surge in air pollution levels in the US, with New York currently having the worst air quality of any major city. There are plenty of images of N95-mask-wearing people walking down smog-blighted streets that wouldn’t look out …

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The Associationist Mindset

When Aristotelian-Thomistic philosophers say that human beings are by nature rational animals, they don’t mean that human beings always reas...

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NASA panel: No convincing evidence for extraterrestrial life connected with UAPs

Amid ambiguity and poor data, "We don't know exactly what we're looking for."

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Ron DeSantis says baseball players are good, but basketball players are "freaks of nature"

Florida Governor and presidential candidate, Ron DeSantis, seemed more relaxed than usual during a recent news interview. Perhaps this was because he was being interviewed on the Christian Broadcasting Network and wouldn't be challenged with any substantive q…

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12 'Legacy Sequels' That Don’t Suck (and 8 That Kinda Do)

I’m not wild about our current pop culture obsession with nostalgia, in part because we seem be reaching a point where a dearth of original cinematic fare is going to leave the nostalgia miners of the future with nothing to work with.Read more...

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ITV News journalist Emily Morgan dies, aged 45

Broadcaster’s ‘talented and kind’ health and science editor had been recently diagnosed with lung cancer Tributes have been paid to Emily Morgan, ITV News’ health and science editor, who has died aged 45, the broadcaster announced.Morgan, whose career with th…

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As a columnist, I have learned that honesty is timeless and self-importance gets you nowhere | Ranjana Srivastava

It can be difficult to confront the blank page and believe your writing merits an audience. So thank you for reading<ul><li>Support Guardian Australia journalism by making a contribution of any size</li></ul>“Medicine is my lawful wife, and literature is my m…

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How NASA Plans to Melt the Moon—and Build on Mars

Scientists are testing ways to construct buildings on Mars and the moon without hauling materials from Earth. One possible solution: 3D printed melted regolith.

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Meet the product designer going viral for his 'unhinged' ideas to improve apps — like nepotism disclosures on LinkedIn, and 'diet mode' for Uber Eats

From a nepotism disclosure on LinkedIn to a "bite request" from your DoorDash driver, Soren Iverson is poking fun at our dependence on technology.

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Google and the European Commission will collaborate on AI ground rules

The world’s governments have taken note of generative AI’s potential for massive disruption and are acting accordingly. European Commission (EC) industry chief Thierry Breton said Wednesday that it would work with Alphabet on a voluntary pact to establish art…

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A moonshot for infrastructure

ARPA-I is an advanced research and development agency for infrastructure run out of the US Department of Transportation. It needs funding.

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Emergence of Smart Elevators and Escalators with IoT Technology

Summary : Like everything else, the new generation elevators and escalators are becoming smarter and more well-connected. Let’s see how IoT lifts up the traditional elevator system, making it faster, safer, and more personalized.  Rapid urbanization and the r…

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Apple reveals Vision Pro, a AR/VR headset unlike any other

"I believe augmented reality is a profound technology," says Tim Cook.

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NVIDIA's Neuralangelo is an AI model that can generate 3D objects from 2D videos

NVIDIA has introduced a new AI model called Neuralangelo that can create 3D replicas of objects from 2D videos, whether they're classic sculptures or run-of-the-mill trucks and buildings. Neuralangelo works by selecting several frames showing the subject from…

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Meta’s open-source speech AI recognizes over 4,000 spoken languages

Meta has created an AI language model that (in a refreshing change of pace) isn’t a ChatGPT clone. The company’s Massively Multilingual Speech (MMS) project can recognize over 4,000 spoken languages and produce speech (text-to-speech) in over 1,100. Like most…

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FTC Reportedly Plans to File an Injunction Microsoft's Acquisition of Activision Blizzard

The mountain of pushback against the largest acquisition in gaming history just got a fair bit steeper. On Monday, CNBC reported that the Federal Trade Commission is close to filing an injunction to block the $68.7 billion merger between Microsoft and Activis…

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The house of the future could be built with dirty diapers

Using dirty diapers in building materials could cut down on the mountains of diaper waste that build up in landfills, a new paper finds.

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