Category Archives: CNN – World

Don’t use the microwave; top tips for speedy broadband

Don’t use the microwave; top tips for speedy broadband

Internet connections are under increasing strain as millions of people self-isolate due to coronavirus, and it turns out your microwave could play a role in keeping your household online. Using your microwave can reduce Wi-Fi signals, UK telecoms regulator Ofcom said Tuesday in a set of tips on how to keep your home connected. “So…MORE

The world’s new heroes are medical workers

The world’s new heroes are medical workers

Most big sports events in the US now feature a “Salute to the Troops” moment, when fans stand to honor a returned service-member. It’s a tradition that seeks to salve wounds lingering from the Vietnam War, when fierce social divides saw many conscripts spurned when they came home. But when the coronavirus pandemic is over…MORE

The mystery of Madagascar’s forest cats

The mystery of Madagascar’s forest cats

Madagascar is home to many unique species, including a variety of lemurs. But there’s one species living in the island’s forests that scientists hadn’t quite been able to figure out until now: cats. University of Colorado at Boulder anthropology professor Michelle Sauther has been studying primates and lemurs on the island nation in the Indian…MORE

Curiosity rover shares new selfie, climbs steep hill on Mars

Curiosity rover shares new selfie, climbs steep hill on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover just conquered a major milestone on Mars — and it took a selfie to celebrate the feat. Curiosity recently finished a record-setting climb by rolling up its steepest hill to date. It’s called Greenheugh Pediment and the challenging hill created a 31-degree tilt for the rover. Previously, the only other rover to…MORE

Italian mayors are scolding residents for disobeying lockdown orders

Italian mayors are scolding residents for disobeying lockdown orders

Mayors in southern Italy have spent the last week scolding residents for disobeying lockdown orders amid the coronavirus pandemic. Italy has been under total lockdown since March 13, as coronavirus cases continue to spread rapidly through the country. But some residents have not heeded lawmakers’ orders. Some Italian officials said they have seen people wandering…MORE