Day: July 25, 2022

  • NFL+ is here, but it’s probably not what you’re looking for

    NFL+ is here, but it’s probably not what you’re looking for

    Enlarge / The NFL is hugely popular in the US, but the streaming and broadcast rights are uniquely complicated. (credit: velo_city) After months of rumors and teases, the National Football League has launched a new streaming video service. Unfortunately, the new service has limitations, as it’s caught up in a tangled mess of arrangements with […]

  • Climate change is turning up the heat on lakes

    Climate change is turning up the heat on lakes

    Enlarge (credit: Layland Masuda) Not for nothing, but when it comes to bodies of water and climate change, the ocean gets the (sea) lion’s share of attention. But on land, around 117 million admittedly smaller bodies of water play necessary ecological, social, and economic roles. Lakes are relatively tiny, but “relative” is a key term […]

  • Velveeta Debuts Mac and Cheese-Inspired Martini Called the “Veltini”

    Velveeta Debuts Mac and Cheese-Inspired Martini Called the “Veltini” You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t love a warm bowl of mac and cheese. Savory and comforting, it’s the perfect meal for a night in. Now, cheese-lovers will have a new way to enjoy this staple, in a newly released mac and cheese-inspired cocktail […]

  • The Kardashians hate the new Instagram

    The Kardashians hate the new Instagram

    Image: Instagram If you’ve opened Instagram recently and noticed more Reels on your feed or less engagement on your posts and felt the platform was beginning to look a liiiittle too much like TikTok, you’re not alone. The app’s second most-followed person agrees. Kylie Jenner shared a screenshot of another user’s post on her Instagram […]

  • Genshin Impact’s next major update will add two beautiful new biomes

    Genshin Impact’s next major update will add two beautiful new biomes

    Image: MiHoYo Genshin Impact’s impending Sumeru update is set to add some beautiful new areas to explore, and the game’s developers shared a look at some of the new zones in a new video. The new areas will be divided into two major zones: a rainforest and a desert, environment artist Jax Huang says in […]

  • Anti-vax dating site exposed data for 3,500 users through ‘debug mode’ bug

    Anti-vax dating site exposed data for 3,500 users through ‘debug mode’ bug

    Illustration by Carlo Cadenas / The Verge Unsurprisingly, it seems like the type of people who shun vaccinations are not great at preventative cybersecurity either. As reported by the Daily Dot, “Unjected” — a dating site specifically for people who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 — failed to take basic precautions to keep users’ data […]

  • Teenagers spotted the largest gas pipeline spill in US history

    Teenagers spotted the largest gas pipeline spill in US history

    A Colonial Pipeline storage site in Charlotte, North Carolina | Photo by LOGAN CYRUS / AFP via Getty Images A giant pipeline spewed millions of gallons of fuel into a nature preserve for more than two weeks until two teens on four-wheelers noticed the spill and alerted authorities. The teenagers discovered the leak in the […]

  • U.S. Citizens Can Win Free Passes to Canadian National Parks

    U.S. Citizens Can Win Free Passes to Canadian National Parks Lake Louise in Banff National Park Alberta Canada (Photo: JamesWheeler/Depositphotos) The perfect summer getaway looks different for everyone. While some want to explore busy metropolises, others prefer to immerse themselves in the outdoors. Well, if American nature lovers are looking for their next picturesque destination, […]

  • Quick fixes: how to download an image from a Google Doc

    Quick fixes: how to download an image from a Google Doc

    There is no straightforward “download” option for an image in a Google Doc. Issue There is no obvious way to download an image from a Google Docs document. Quick fix Download the document to an HTML file. The full story Like most online publications, The Verge uses a CMS (content management system) to upload its […]

  • The Gollum video game won’t be launching with Amazon’s LOTR show anymore

    The Gollum video game won’t be launching with Amazon’s LOTR show anymore

    The game’s going to be releasing “a few months” late. | Image: Sony The Lord of the Rings: Gollum, a video game where you play as the titular jewelry fan, has been delayed from its September 1st release date. According to a statement posted on Twitter by the game’s developers, Daedalic Entertainment, it’ll be releasing […]

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