Steve June 3, 2020

The Trump campaign on Tuesday sought to defend the president’s Bible-toting photo-op — which was made possible after police backed by the National Guard dispersed peaceful protesters with tear gas — by claiming that tear gas had not actually been used on the protesters.  Trump mounted the photo-op, in which officials also launched flash-bang shells and rubber bullets, because he was “annoyed” […]

Steve June 3, 2020

Read time: 11 mins By Ilana Cohen, Evelyn Nieves, Judy Fahys, Marianne Lavelle, and James Bruggers, InsideClimate News. This story originally appeared in InsideClimate News and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. When New York Communities for Change helped lead a demonstration of 500 on Monday […]

Steve June 3, 2020

Generation180, a Virginia nonprofit that wants to inspire and equip people to take action on clean energy, is on a mission to electrify your ride. Their goal is to help people save money while improving their community’s air and health. Read More

Steve June 3, 2020

Users of Samsung’s wearable devices can now get their hands on a hand-washing app that runs on their wrists. Citing University College London research that washing six-to-ten times a day lowers infection risks, the company suggests that even in lockdown many of us are too busy to remember it’s time to get soapy. Enter “Hand […]

Steve June 3, 2020

Sales of wearable tech are estimated to slow in 2020 as consumers slam the brakes on non-essential spending. ABI Research is expecting 27 million fewer units sold against earlier forecasts, for a total of 254 million. That figure still represents 5 per cent growth against 2019’s stats, when 241 million wearables were bought. Still, it […]

Steve June 3, 2020

Growing up in a shack surrounded by piney woods and tobacco fields in eastern North Carolina, George Floyd’s aunt Angela Harrelson was taught by her sharecropper parents how to get along in a slowly desegregating America: Sit at the back of the bus, do what white folks tell you, “stay strong and hold on.” That’s […]