Cat lovers everywhere know how a quiet moment can quickly turn into something amazing or terrifying when it comes to our feline friends. This week in cats, we get to see the real passion behind furry love, wireless fur-tivity and super kitties who can leap tall cat trees in a single bound! Read more
Android’s Stagefright vulnerability just won’t exit stage left. According to Exodus Intelligence researchers, even after the patch issued by Google, access to Android devices is still available because the four-line patch is faulty. Read more
Sometimes, cats need to settle things like … cowboys. This week in cats, we have a ton of fun furriness coming your way. Check out some great moments in cat times below for our Feline Friday tribute to cats and kittens everywhere!
1. Kittys love to help you when you are hard at work.
2. They will demand you learn their masterful ways of relaxational display so you too can do it … like a boss.
3. They will take up arms to defend you and the hands you use to feed them …
4. There will be no clowning around when they are serious …
5. And finally … they will always remind you who’s boss (hint: it isn’t you).
With the march of coconut and almonds into milk cartons, it’s not easy choosing a faux moo juice. While researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de València are experimenting with hazelnuts, walnuts and chestnuts, we’re topping up our microwaved lattes with celeb chef Teresa Cutter’s high-protein quinoa milk.* Read more
It’s almost not human what you can accomplish before 8 a.m. You’ve trained for at least an hour, packed lunches, started a load of laundry, fed and walked the dog and somehow managed to get yourself showered. What’s next? Read more
Yeah Boy, comprised of solo artist Johnny Castro, just released the new Wildfire EP. The new album takes on a soulful, feel-good R&B pop sound, right where his last release left off. If you are looking for a set of tunes to chill to, this is a great set of songs to spin.
Fever High is a Brooklyn-based indie-pop band specializing in upbeat, retro indie dance tunage. Reminesce of 80s pop bands like the GoGos, these ladies will definitely get you moving and smiling.
The band is comprised of singer/instrumentalists Anna Nordeen and Reni Lane. Their sound is retro-tinged, danceable indie pop, with infectious choruses, lush harmonies, and an irresistible blend of analog synths and organic textures.
Tantalized was recorded with collaborator/producer Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne). You can grab it on Amazon starting August 14, 2015.
Fever High has recently begun playing shows as a quartet, rounding out their live line-up with drummer Brian Wolfe (Sufjan Stevens, David Byrne/St. Vincent). Check for shows near you.
As if we needed more reasons to love Scotland … In a move that has garnered praise from environmentalists and sharp criticism from farmers, Scotland recently announced it would move to ban the growing of genetically modified crops throughout the country. Read more
Looking for a fast ride? A 13-person startup in Des Moines, Iowa, claims that it now makes the fastest bike in the world. What’s more, they say they have the data to prove it… Read more
AT&T is offering up to $500 to DirecTV and U-verse customers who switch their wireless service to AT&T, marking the latest move in the fight for mobile users. Current subscribers of DirecTV or U-verse, will receive a $300 bill credit for each mobile line they switch over, as long as they buy a smartphone through AT&T Next, a monthly payment alternative to two-year contracts. Read more
Kale is being hailed as one of the greatest superfoods of the decade. So naturally, you’ll be finding it in a variety of dishes — from breakfast to dessert! If you’ve eaten at any restaurant lately, you’ve perhaps eyed the big kale salad. Read more
Hacking has suddenly become a big concern on the car business. Hackers showed a Wired reporter how they could take control of a Jeep, and now another hacker has revealed how to gain access to a Tesla Model S. Hackers have revealed a vulnerability in General Motors’ OnStar system. Where will it end? Read more
For the second year in a row, a harmful algae bloom is beginning to form in Lake Erie — and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has predicted that this year’s algae bloom could rival that of 2011, the most severe bloom on record. Read more