Home / Tag Archives: Invention (page 131)

Tag Archives: Invention

Your future smartphone could fix its broken screen by pulling carbon from the air

Carbon-fixing materials — substances powered by the sun that use atmospheric carbon dioxide to grow and repair themselves, just as plants do — don’t yet exist outside the lab. But scientists are getting tantalizingly close to making them a commercial reality. When they become available, they likely initially will enjoy widespread use as “self-healing” …

Read More »

When to Renew a Credit Card With a High Fee

Image: rawpixel on Unsplash High-fee, premium credit cards give cardholders plenty of benefits, including lounge access, travel stipends and deals on flights and hotels, in some cases. But how do you know when a $500-plus annual price tag is worth it? To figure it out, there are a few different …

Read More »

How to Vote If You’re Hospitalized or Disabled

If you are physically unable to reach the polls or face extra challenges due to a disability, there are still ways to make sure your vote is counted. In fact, you have the federally protected right to do, and there are a number of services set up to aid anyone …

Read More »

How to Ease Your Election Day Jitters

Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images Are the midterm elections upping your stress level? I feel you. Our current political climate is causing all of us to drink more, and according to a new poll is even leading some voters to “eat their feelings,” neither of which are exactly the healthiest way …

Read More »

Tell Us Your Best Miami Travel Tips

Hack Your CityEach Monday we ask you for your best tips on a city: driving tips, restaurant recs, things to do, and any other advice for visitors and locals. Then on Thursday, we present the best comments. We’re working our way around the U.S. and around the globe.   Miami! The …

Read More »

How to See Which Facebook Advertisers Have Your Info

Image: Getty If you use Facebook (or even if you don’t) you probably know that advertisers have some information about you. Targeted ads are Facebook’s special juice, and scroll down your timeline will likely prove that the ads you’re seeing are anything but random. What you may not realize; however, …

Read More »

Create a Heat Map of Your Google Location History With This Tool

Screenshot: Location History Visualizer I’m a sucker for anything that takes text data and turns it into something visual. This week I came across Location History Visualizer, a tool that creates a heat map using your Google Location History. To create your own, you’ll have to first download your location …

Read More »