Stop messing with bears in national parks

July 31, 2021 Mashable

In my past life as a park ranger, I've seen people repeatedly approach big animals, the likes of elephant seals and Alaskan brown bears. This is a continued, selfish insult to the lives of wild animals, many of which are already threatened and existing on just preserved pockets of their once bountif...

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Telegram will let 1,000 people join a video call but it still won't touch revenge porn

July 31, 2021 Mashable

Telegram's latest feature would be more exciting if the company actually did more to protect its users, and civilized society.Telegram announced in a Friday blog post that group video calls will now allow up to 1,000 users to join and participate. There's a much smaller limit on the number of partic...

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Why women in tech are so angry all the time

July 31, 2021 Mashable

This piece is part of an ongoing series exploring what it means to be a woman on the internet.A few months ago, I went to get my mail to discover an unexpected fat tattered envelope with a rubbed-out return address and international stamps. I immediately seized up. My first thought was someone had m...

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Gravity bends and tugs at dueling galaxies in NASA's vivid new Hubble pic

July 31, 2021 Mashable

In the Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies (a collection of wild, wondrous galaxies) is a stretched, distorted cosmic object, known as "Arp 195." The trusty Hubble Space Telescope recently captured a vivid shot of this weird place in the universe, which is actually three galaxies in a "gravitational tug-of-w...

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Fat bear cam gets intense with bear-on-bear mauling

July 31, 2021 Mashable

The livestreamed fat bear cams are delightful. But they also reveal a harsh, competitive bear world. On July 19, when many bears gathered at the Brooks River in Alaska's Katmai National Park and Preserve to catch big sockeye salmon at a popular ursine fishing spot, a well-known mother bear attacked ...

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Why our hotter climate creates disturbing, extreme torrents of rain

July 31, 2021 Mashable

Climate 101 is a Mashable series that answers provoking and salient questions about Earth’s warming climate. A deadly deluge in China recently trapped passengers on a subway train with water creeping up to their necks. Indeed, on our continually warming planet the rains are growing more extrem...

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Save on a smart power strip you can control with your voice

July 31, 2021 Mashable

TL;DR: Voice control non-smart devices with this Gosund Smart Power Strip, on sale for 33% off. As of July 31, use code ANNUAL15 to score one for only $12.74.Smart devices go beyond speakers, TVs, and thermostats. These days, you can even make your outlets and power strips smarter.For a limited time...

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Keep the kids busy this summer with DIY kits on sale

July 31, 2021 Mashable

Summer vacation is here, and it's possible that your kids have... a little too much time on their hands. If you want them to get off their tablets and gaming consoles for once, offer them something that will excite them all the same: an educational DIY kit.Below, you'll find a variety of robot kits ...

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Save up to 67% on a wireless charging station and clear the cord clutter from your life

July 31, 2021 Mashable

A cluttered desk can actually make you less productive. So, if your desk space isn't perfectly zen, that could be the reason you keep missing your deadlines.Clean up some of the cord clutter by snagging a wireless charging station. For a limited time, you can get one for up to 67% off. All you have ...

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The best survival kits to prepare you for all the things you can’t predict

July 31, 2021 Mashable

If there's one thing we've learned in recent times, it's that we simply cannot predict what life is going to throw at us. From wild weather events to a worldwide pandemic, it's becoming abundantly clear that we should all try to be a little more self-sufficient these days. After all, mother nature's...

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