We Must Discuss Pete Davidson’s Spray Tan

We Must Discuss Pete Davidson's Spray Tan

Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris (Getty Images) pete davidson has a certain glow about him these days and it isn’t just his new relationship shimmer. The comedian has gone through what I can only assume is a right of passage for someone from Staten Island and has gotten a spray tan. Seeing Pete and his girlfriend, Marilyn … Read more

11-foot hammerhead shark washes up on Florida beach

11-foot hammerhead shark washes up on Florida beach

CNN — An 11-foot hammerhead shark washed up on a beach in southern Florida, much to beachgoers’ surprise. Visitors at Pompano Beach, north of Fort Lauderdale, encountered the shark’s corpse on April 6, according to CNN affiliate WPLG. A team of scientists from the American Shark Conservancy took samples and identified the shark as a … Read more

Climate Change Is Messing With Bears’ Hibernation Schedules

Climate Change Is Messing With Bears' Hibernation Schedules

This article was originally published by Knowable Magazine. Every spring, as days in the north stretch longer and melting snow trickles into streams, drowsy animals ranging from grizzlies to ground squirrels start to rally from hibernation. It’s tempting to say that they are “waking up,” but hibernation is more complicated and mysterious than a simple … Read more

It’s Time to Make Peace With the Spotted Lanternfly

It's Time to Make Peace With the Spotted Lanternfly

Squashing spotted lanternflies isn’t always easy. Maybe that’s obvious. Maybe you’ve tried it, after encountering kill-on-sight orders. The dotted, mothlike bugs tend to hop, after all, sometimes narrowly escaping the (almost) perfectly timed thud of a sneaker. So when you get one, you celebrate. “See ’em? SQUISH ‘EM!” reads one Tweet, complete with a trophy … Read more

JetBlue makes offer for Spirit in attempt to derail deal with Frontier

JetBlue makes offer for Spirit in attempt to derail deal with Frontier

new York CNN Business — JetBlue Tuesday made an unsolicited $3.6 billion offer for low-fare rival Spirit Airlines in an attempt to derail a proposed deal between Spirit and Frontier Airlines. JetBlue’s cash offer is about 33% more than the value of Frontier’s stock-and-cash offer for Spirit. Such a transaction would stop a combined Frontier … Read more

Zoos hiding birds as avian flu spreads in North America

Zoos hiding birds as avian flu spreads in North America

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Zoos across North America are moving their birds indoors and away from people and wildlife as they try to protect them from the highly contagious and potentially deadly avian influenza. Penguins may be the only bird visitors to many zoos can see right now, because they already are kept inside and … Read more

Darknet Hydra Market site seized and shut down: Department of Justice

Darknet Hydra Market site seized and shut down: Department of Justice

US Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks to the press at the Justice Department after all three defendants were found guilty of federal hate crimes for murder of a young Black man, Ahmaud Arbrey in Washington, DC, US, February 22, 2022. Nicholas Kamm | Reuters Hydra Market, which was considered to be the world’s largest and … Read more

How much more expensive groceries are due to inflation, item by item

How much more expensive groceries are due to inflation, item by item

The cost of groceries keeps rising, and it looks like it’s going to stay that way. Food-at-home prices are expected to increase between 3% and 4% by the end of 2022, according to a recent US Department of Agriculture forecast. This is in addition to the inflated prices you’ve likely noticed already: Grocery prices were … Read more

Treasury yields rise and remain inverted

Treasury yields rise and remain inverted

US Treasury yields rose and remained inverted on Tuesday morning, amid concerns that recession may be on the horizon. The yield on the 2-year Treasury note climbed 3 basis points to 2.461% at 3:30 am ET, while the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield gained 2 basis points at 2.4413%. The yield on the 5-year US government … Read more

Wind energy installations must quadruple to hit net-zero goals: GWEC

Wind energy installations must quadruple to hit net-zero goals: GWEC

Onshore and offshore wind turbines photographed in Flevoland, the Netherlands. Mischa Keijser | Picture Source | Getty Images The wind energy sector had its second best year in 2021 but installations will need to dramatically increase going forward to keep track with net-zero goals, according to a new report from the Global Wind Energy Council. … Read more