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I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine
Gizmodo.com

I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do you find? Plastic, plastic, and more plastic. Read more... more…

Radical Climate Change Experiment in the Amazon Hits Political Turbulence
Gizmodo.com

When speaking to David Lapola it is hard not to feel both his excitement and frustration. On the one hand, the biologist from the University of Campinas in Brazil is about to oversee the launch of a pioneering trial deep in the Amazon to see how its trees cou… more…

India Raises Tariffs, Escalating Trade Fight With Trump
The New York Times

The new tariffs on 28 categories of American goods are more symbolic than painful, covering items like almonds, apples and finished metal products. more…

19th century nanotech: Changing hues of daguerreotypes due to nanoparticles
Ars Technica

"Daguerrotypes can be considered the first realization of plasmonic color printing." more…

How to make the ASUS Chromebook C434 keyboard more readable
Androidcentral.com

The ASUS Chromebook C434's keyboard is the same silvery chrome color as it shiny aluminum body, and while that gives the laptop a more refined feel, that can also lead to the keys being harder to read in certain lighting conditions. Never fear; there are a fe… more…

Moto Z4 review: Here we go again
Androidcentral.com

Skip this unless you're a new Verizon customer. The Moto Z series has gone through quite a few identity crises over the last four years. What was once Motorola's showcase for its flagship hardware has since become a humbler midrange offering, as the company c… more…

Apple Says New Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR Are Coming in September
Macrumors.com

Apple at WWDC 2019 last week unveiled its long-awaited redesigned Mac Pro along with a new Pro Display XDR. At the time, Apple said both products will be available to order in the fall, without providing a more specific timeframe. Apple has since updated its … more…

A Not-So-Thrilling Ride For U.S.-Made Roller Coasters
Npr.org

China is a big customer for U.S.-made roller coasters. But since President Trump's trade war, China has imposed steep tariffs on American rides. Some in the industry fear losing a lucrative market. more…

Walmart is offering $80 off the Apple Watch Series 3 for a limited time
Business Insider

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objecti… more…

Republican lawmakers are closing in on a bill that would challenge Trump’s tariff powers
Business Insider

As President Donald Trump hails protectionist policies as a key way to gain leverage abroad, Republican lawmakers are moving toward legislation that would shift tariff powers to Capitol Hill. Sens. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania and Rob Portman of Ohio put out co… more…

11 mistakes that can ruin your hot dogs
Insider.com

Hot dogs can be a simple and tasty treat. Boiling, splitting, or choosing low-quality meat can ruin your meal. Here are some common hot dog cooking mistakes. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Hot dogs are the ultimate easy meal. What could be simpler… more…

Trudeau to meet Trump at White House to talk trade, Canadians detained in China - The Globe and Mail
The Globe And Mail

Trudeau to meet Trump at White House to talk trade, Canadians detained in China The Globe and Mail Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is tentatively scheduled to meet U.S. President Donald Trump on June 20 at the White House to seek his help pressing China to... V… more…

This is a love letter to Google’s Purple-ish Pixel 3A smartphone
Fastcompany.com

Google’s budget smartphone comes in a color scheme that’s both idiosyncratic and subtle—a bold statement in a sea of boring sameness. Google’s Pixel 3A phone has a lot of admirable qualities. It sports a great camera that rivals the higher-end Pixel 3. Like o… more…

A Field Guide to Transmission Lines
Hackaday.com

The power grid is a complicated beast, regardless of where you live. Power plants have to send energy to all of their clients at a constant frequency and voltage (regardless of the demand at any one time), and to do that they need a wide array of equipment. F… more…

Is There a Connection Between Aluminum and Alzheimer's Disease?
Yahoo.com

For years, aluminum has been suspected as potentially playing a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, but conclusive evidence has been difficult to find. What Is Alzheimer's Disease? Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of… more…

How Does the Chevrolet Silverado's New Duramax Turbo-Diesel Engine Compare against Ford and Ram?
Yahoo.com

We look at the numbers: It's a dog-eat-dog truck world out there, and Chevrolet just took a big bite. more…

Democrats Hold Out on USMCA as Trump Walks Back Mexico Tariffs
Yahoo.com

Trump accepted Mexico’s offer of tougher immigration enforcement as sufficient to dissuade him from levying a 5% charge on all Mexican imports. The move late Friday deflated tensions with Mexico and, as far as Canada is concerned, clears a path for the U.S.-M… more…

The 2020 Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Makes the Velar Go as Well as it Looks
Yahoo.com

Some fine tuning and additional V-8 power turn the Range Rover Velar into a refined hot rod. more…

Reviewed.com

The Sonic Soak uses thousands of tiny pulses to gently remove dirt and grime from hard-to-reach places. more…

Walmart’s Father’s Day deal: Grab the 9.7-inch Apple iPad for $81 off
Digitaltrends.com

For students or anyone looking to get stuff done without carrying having to carry around a bulky laptop, Apple’s 9.7-inch iPad might be the answer. Right now, Walmart is offering a sweet deal on the latest iPad (32 GB Wi-Fi model). Originally $330, this table… more…