Americans Are Stress-Buying Baby Chickens To Cope With COVID-19

Chicken hatcheries are traditionally busiest in the weeks preceding Easter, during stock market downturns, and presidential election years. Wikimedia CommonsHatcheries are busiest in the weeks before Easter, during stock market downturns, and presidential election years. The whole world has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic,

Truck Stuffed With Toilet Paper Catches Fire On Texas Interstate

HUTCHINS, Texas (AP) — A tractor-trailer hauling toilet paper crashed and caught fire near Dallas early Wednesday, spilling the hot commodity all over an interstate. The fire shut down westbound lanes of Interstate 20 near Interstate 45 in Hutchins, the Texas Department of Transportation said.

Japanese Artist Paints Simple Stones as Charming Figurines

Akie Nakata describes herself as a “stone artist”, but there is more to her craft than simply painting river stones into familiar animal shapes. Every one of her pieces goes through a complex process that begins with choosing the right stone and continues with bringing

Top 5 Virtual Parties During the Age of Coronavirus

The party was virtual but hangover was real, has been the reality of many as they are trying on the new trend of virtually partying from home. Virtual reality is a simulated experience that can be similar or completely different from the real world. With

Bizarre Data Breaches You’ve Never Heard About

Hackers have a well-earned reputation for stealing sensitive data and using that data for criminal acts. For instance, some hackers make purchases with stolen credit card data and others use stolen data to steal identities. While it’s safe to say all hackers act maliciously to

Apple Buys Dark Sky in an Android Worst-Case Scenario

Well, it was fun while it lasted. Dark Sky arrived on Android four years ago this May. On July 1, it will shutter forever, and its website will stop offering forecasts. Eighteen months after that, at the end of 2021, it will pull the plug

Industry report: U.S. manufacturing declined in March

April 1 (UPI) — Manufacturing activity in the United States did not grow in March and led to a decline of new orders and production, the Institute of Supply Management said Wednesday in its monthly report. The manufacturing index dropped a full point from 50.1

Japan’s Shinzo Abe says he has no intention to leave office

April 1 (UPI) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday he has no plans to resign despite criticism from former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi. Abe, who became Japan’s longest-serving prime minister last year, has been linked to an under-the-table land sale involving a school

MLB cancels June series between Cardinals, Cubs in London

April 1 (UPI) — Major League Baseball on Wednesday canceled 2020 London series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs, which had been scheduled for June, because of the coronavirus pandemic. “We are facing an unprecedented situation and nothing is more important than the

Remains of 90-million-year-old rainforest found near South Pole

April 1 (UPI) — Some 90 million years ago, a temperate rainforest grew near the South Pole. Scientists recovered fossil traces of the ancient rainforest from seafloor sediment cores collected near West Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier. Seismic data suggested the sediment layer was unique, but

Watch: British man runs backyard marathon during lockdown

April 1 (UPI) — A British runner brought sports and social distancing together when he ran an entire marathon in his back yard to raise money for the National Health Service. James Campbell, 32, said he was feeling stir crazy at his Cheltenham, England, home

‘Rick and Morty’ set to return on May 3

April 1 (UPI) — The second half of Rick and Morty Season 4 will begin May 3, Adult Swim announced Wednesday. The second half will include five new episodes starting on May 3 at 11:30 p.m. EDT. The first half of Rick and Morty Season