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The 15 best Netflix original series of 2020 (so far)

Even in the darkest of times, our Netflix queues shine bright.  Thus far, 2020 has been a bit of a…bumpy ride. Thankfully for the Netflix-subscribed among us, the streaming service’s steady offering of original series has provided some much needed consistency. Over the past six months, we’ve enjoyed the returns of old series favorites like…

10 protests that have defined 2020 so far

You’ll likely tell your grandkids about the protests you attended in 2020.  Future historians, too, will toil over the twists that emerged on what felt like a daily basis throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Even before COVID-19 fully gripped the world, 2020 was shaping up to be a year of activism.  Then, of course, the virus…

22 tweets for people who are sick and tired of Zoom calls

We’re only halfway through 2020, but the Zoom fatigue is real. Quarantining, social distancing, and working from home if possible are crucial actions needed to help slow the spread of COVID-19. But physically isolating yourself from your co-workers, friends, and family members means a whole lot of video chatting. Zoom meetings, parties, dates, and other…

The best apps for remembering that website you want to revisit

Some people look to wipe their web history as soon as possible. (Can’t have anyone stumble across those adult websites you visited!) But what if you’re the opposite? What if you’re looking to hold onto that history? Maybe you’re trying to remember that really funny video you saw online but can’t remember what the heck…

Why Earth has a stubborn spot that’s cooling

Earth is relentlessly heating. So it’s strange that there’s a persistent “cold blob” in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The cold blob (aka “warming hole”) is like a glaring pimple, easily apparent on recent NASA surface temperature maps. As a whole, the ocean’s surface has warmed by nearly 2 degrees Fahrenheit (1 degree Celsius)…