You see those green, billowing storm clouds over there? Those are bad. Not because you'll get whisked away to some annoying musical world - no, because those clouds mean that storm is particularly nasty and dangerous. It might even mean a tornado is approaching.
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Since its initial inception back in 2007, the National Broadband Network (NBN) has been described as slow, expensive, unreliable, poorly implemented, unfair, needlessly restrictive and obsolete - and those are just the criticisms we can print. But how does it actually work?
If the endless stream of NBN jargon has left you feeling confused and befuddled, this
90-second video explainer can help.
On the weekend, President Trump declared a national emergency in an effort to fund the US-Mexico border. In doing so, he’ll effectively bypass Congress and gain access to billions of dollars, among other capacities, which include the ability to declare curfews and even limit citizens' actual movements. It’s a scary amount of power for any president to have, but what exactly does this declaration, well, declare? Here’s what you need to know.
US President Donald Trump, garbling something the Finnish president said about forest management, believes that the snowy country has fewer wildfires than California because they rake up leaves in the wilderness.
Shockingly, this is not true.
The world is warming. There’s no longer any doubt of that. With a new report breaking down exactly how screwed we are, it’s time to back up and talk about the basics of the situation we’re in.
Check the news and you're guaranteed to hear to about conflict in some part of the world. But there are a lot of weapon terms getting thrown around without explanation, and even people in the public eye are totally clueless about what these weapons do. Here's everything you need to know about the MOAB, Tomahawk missiles, barrel bombs, chemical weapons, and more.
If you're concerned about your privacy when browsing the internet, a virtual private network (VPN) is the best way to tell any snoopers to shove off. There's a problem though. VPNs are notoriously shady, are more complicated than they look, they're unregulated, and can be more of a security risk than they're worth if you don't set them up correctly.
When I was 16, my French class was fortunate enough to visit France. We immediately went to the Louvre upon arrival in Paris, but I was so wiped out by jet lag, I sat down and fell asleep. The spot I had chosen, however, was actually an ancient work of art. Here's what would have happened had I broken it.
President Obama gave out dozens of pardons yesterday, and commuted the sentences of over 200 people - including military whistleblower Chelsea Manning. Here are the differences between presidential pardons and commutations, as well as how the process unfolds.