How smog leads to tons of plastic trash

When air pollution is high, office workers are more likely to order food delivery than go out for lunch—increasing plastic waste from food packaging—research finds. “Plastic waste is a growing global environmental concern. While we see more research on the impact plastic pollution is having on the natural environment, there has been less work trying…

Expert: How Trump speaks in coded language to his base

In the run-up to the presidential election, Janet McIntosh argues President Donald Trump speaks to his base of voters using coded language.  McIntosh is a professor of anthropology and co-editor of the book Language in the Trump Era: Scandals and Emergencies (Cambridge, 2020). All language is code of sorts, but Donald Trump and his base…

Best Tips for Keeping Your Baby Safe at Home

With the curiosity of a growing baby, it is a serious challenge to keep those little angels safe at home. It might seem that your home is the safest place on earth, but if you already raised your children before or have good friends with children, you know how many dangers there are at home.…

Conveyor Jam Detector For Industries

Advertisement The conveyor jam detector circuit presented here is designed to activate an alarm device or programmable logic controller (PLC) when the speed of the conveyor system falls below the set minimum speed, alerting the workers the possibility of jamming of the conveyor system. Conveyor jam detector is an indispensable sensor device found in most…

Make A Simple Capacitive Touch Keyboard With Arduino

Advertisement Certain shortcuts on your keyboard such as copy, paste or print can definitely simplify your work. And what if you can create these different keyboard operations on your own? Have you ever thought about this? This simple DIY project explains how you can make a portable device that performs different keyboard operations like copy…