Antarctica ice sheet crumbling faster than previously thought, satellite imagery shows

Antarctica ice sheet crumbling faster than previously thought, satellite imagery shows

Antarctica’s coastal glaciers are shedding icebergs more rapidly than nature can replenish the crumbling ice, doubling previous estimates of losses from the world’s largest ice sheet over the past 25 years, a satellite analysis showed on Wednesday. The first-of-its-kind study, led by researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) near Los Angeles and published in … Read more

Vitamin D supplements sent a UK man to the hospital for a week

Vitamin D supplements sent a UK man to the hospital for a week

CNN — A British man’s overdose on vitamin D is a cautionary tale for people who are considering adding supplements to their lives, according to a paper published Tuesday in the journal BMJ Case Reports. After a visit with a private nutritionist, the man began taking more than 20 over-the-counter supplements every day, including 50,000 … Read more

Monkeypox cases triple in Europe, WHO says, Africa concerned

US officials announce more steps against monkeypox outbreak

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization’s Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched on the continent. And African health authorities said they are treating the expanding monkeypox outbreak … Read more

How inflation will affect Apple

Wealthy customers will help Apple resist the effects of inflation

An employee arranges Apple iPhones as a customer shop at an Apple store. mike segar | Reuters The last time Apple faced an inflationary environment like this, it had been a public company for less than a year and its best-selling product was the Apple II home computer. In May, the annual inflation rate in … Read more

Meet ReachBot, a robot designed to explore Martian caves

Meet ReachBot, a robot designed to explore Martian caves

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Exploring beneath the surface of other planets may be the key to determining whether life has ever existed outside of Earth. As other missions, including that of NASA’s InSight lander, have shown, drilling … Read more

Cases triple in Europe, urgent action needed to contain spread

Cases triple in Europe, urgent action needed to contain spread

The World Health Organization on Friday warned that urgent action is needed to contain the spread of monkeypox in Europe, as cases have tripled over the past two weeks. Europe is the center of a global outbreak of the virus with 90% of confirmed monkeypox cases reported there, according to the WHO. New infections have … Read more

Wealthy customers will help Apple resist the effects of inflation

Wealthy customers will help Apple resist the effects of inflation

An employee arranges Apple iPhones as a customer shop at an Apple store. mike segar | Reuters The last time Apple faced an inflationary environment like this, it had been a public company for less than a year and its best-selling product was the Apple II home computer. In May, the annual inflation rate in … Read more

The Best Subscription Managers to Help You Quit Services You Don’t Use

The Best Subscription Managers to Help You Quit Services You Don't Use

Photo: Tada Images (Shutterstock) From Netflix, to iCloud or Google Cloud, to Amazon Prime, to Blue Apron, you probably subscribe to more subscription-based services than you can easily remember— which can be a problem when it comes to canceling services that you aren’t actually using anymore. This is where a subscription manager will come in … Read more

How we got addicted to using Q-tips the wrong way

How we got addicted to using Q-tips the wrong way

New York CNN Business — Every Q-tips box has a warning label: “Do not insert swab into ear canal,” and if you’re going to use it to clean your ears, gently swab the outer part only. But extracting wax from our ear canals is precisely why most of us buy Q-tips in the first place. … Read more

Consumers are feeling even worse about the US economy thanks to inflation

Consumers are feeling even worse about the US economy thanks to inflation

CNN — US consumer sentiment hit a new record low in June amid growing concerns about inflation, according to a closely followed University of Michigan survey released Friday. The final index reading of 50 in the monthly Surveys of Consumers was just below the preliminary reading of 50.2 released two weeks ago. The final June … Read more