The world’s nights are getting alarmingly bright. A German-led term reported that light pollution is threatening darkness almost everywhere. The transition from sodium lights to LEDs, the so-called “lighting revolution”, was supposed to reduce energy consumption and bring back starry skies, but new satellite data indicate it’s not working out that way. Artificially bright night skies can create a whole host of health concerns for wildlife and humans.
The 41 liter NoviConnected 4-Wheel Hubless Travel Roller from Incase makes a killer companion for your travels. It’s equipped with an integrated TSA-approved lock, removable smooth glide wheels, and an app controlled, 10050mAh battery bank capable of simultaneously charging USB-C and USB devices.
The modern-day Tamigotchi, Cozmo likes to play. Keep him sweet with regular tune-ups, food (virtual, of course) and by challenging him to games. He’ll recognize you, offer a fist bump and can be programmed to perform all sorts of cool tricks. Cozmo is made by Anki and is one of the most sophisticated consumer robots available today.
Farming is hard work, and prehistoric women in Central Europe—who tilled and harvested fields, ground grain, and hauled crops without help from modern equipment—likely had the muscles to prove it. New research looking at the bone strength of European women living through the first 6,000 years of farming suggests they had quite the work ethic.