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Many of us may remember a time when landline wires ran throughout our homes and trash compactors were the next big thing. In today’s world, we have the power of ever-changing technology at our fingertips like smart thermostats, robot vacuums, smart appliances and even garage door openers we can operate from anywhere. While …

The Ontario government is allowing some activities to resume at long-term care homes now that so many residents are vaccinated. New guidelines were released today saying activities such as communal dining and indoor events and gatherings, with precautions, can now resume. Additionally, residents and their caregivers who are fully immunized may choose to have close …

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake County Health Department said Sunday they have 2,000 appointments for COVID-19 vaccines available to Utah residents for the week beginning April 26, 2021. You can register for an appointment at the Salt Lake County Health website. Restrictions and requirements from Salt Lake County Health The county said they …

News COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) — As temperatures warm up bears are becoming more active across Colorado. Colorado Parks and Wildlife want residents to know Bear Aware season has started. Tuesday, they shared a photo of a bear trying to break into homes and cars in Colorado Springs. In Douglas County, a bear was caught …

By now, 12 months into America’s coronavirus lockdown, we’re all familiar with “Zoom fatigue,” the feeling of dull dread and disconnect in a medium meant to substitute for meeting face to face. But while most scholarship has set about determining what it is, less work has been done on why it happens. Robby Nadler, who directs UC Santa Barbara’s Academic, …

As incomes in developing countries continue to rise, demand for air conditioners is expected to triple by 2050. The surge will multiply what is already a major source of greenhouse gas emissions: Air conditioning is currently responsible for almost 20 percent of electricity use in buildings around the world. Now the startup Transaera is working …

ATLANTA (CNN) — With more than 44 million people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the United States, many adults are hopeful that a more normal life is on the horizon. Now families are wondering when vaccines will be available for teens and children. COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized in the United States are only available for …

Rains have been inundating communities since Thursday, but parts of the east coast tipped into crisis on Saturday as a major dam overflowed, adding to swollen rivers and causing flash flooding. On Monday, New South Wales (NSW) Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced that nearly 18,000 people have been evacuated from flood-hit regions in the state, and …

ST. GEORGE — Southwest Utah is gearing up for a bustling spring break season as folks along the Wasatch Front head for some fun in the sun. “If you don’t have a room in St. George on the weekends it’s very tough,” said John Olsen, sales manager for the Quality Inn Red Cliffs Hotel in …

LOGAN — A relic of the Cold War dug up during a secret military operation a half-century ago under the Greenland ice sheet provided what scientists called “stunning” and potentially ominous insights into the future of a warming Earth. An international team of scientists announced their conclusions after studying a sample of ice and sediments …