NFTs Are Selling for Millions.Are They Warming the Planet, Too?

Making the digital artworks requires colossal amounts of computing power, and that means greenhouse gases. By Hiroko Tabuchi When Chris Precht, an Austrian architect and artist, first learned about nonfungible tokens, the digital collectibles taking the art world by storm, he was so enthralled, he said, he “felt like a little kid again.” So Mr. Precht, who is known for […]

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Widow confesses late hubby killed missing mom, her son in 2002

More On: cold cases Ancient coins may solve mystery of murderous 1600s pirate NYC man arrested in decades-old cold case slaying Body found in 1977 homicide identified as former Philadelphia cop’s wife Woman arrested 23 years after newborn son found dead in trash A woman confessed that her late husband killed a young mom and her 4-year-old son who vanished […]

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UK economy clawed back ground in February with 0.4% growth

UK economy clawed back ground in February with construction sector driving 0.4% growth despite brutal lockdown The UK economy grew by 0.4 per cent in February according to latest figures The expansion came despite the brutal Covid lockdown rules still being in force GDP is still around 8 per cent lower than before the pandemic caused chaos  The UK economy […]

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Mt Ruapehu crater lake rises to 40C amid period of ‘minor unrest’

Mt Ruapehu’s crater lake temperature is continuing to fluctuate, but the government geoscience agency says volcanic activity remains within normal parameters for the mountain. On Tuesday GNS Science said the crater lake temperature had risen to 40C, with around 400 megawatts of heat entering the lake according to recent samples. The volcanic alert level remains at 1, indicating minor volcanic […]

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Utah deputy who lost eye in shoot out released from hospital

SALT LAKE CITY — A sheriff’s deputy who lost his eye in a shootout outside the Salt Lake City area’s jail has been released from the hospital, officials said Monday. Deputy Leland Grossett underwent surgery Saturday after being shot in the eye and was released from the hospital Monday afternoon, the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office said. “After a devastating […]

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Times Square crowds show NYC returning to life

More On: times square Times Square foot traffic increasing even without Broadway 3 Times Square set to undergo $25 million revamp ‘Times Square Take Over’ rally decries anti-Asian violence Know him? NYPD seeks this suspect in a hate-crime ‘spit’ attack on Asian mom Here’s something we never expected to cheer: The Mickey Mice are back in Times Square, along with […]

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