Governor’s desk last stop to California pledging 100% carbon-free energy by 2045

Enlarge / The large Barren Ridge solar panel array near Mojave, California. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images) (credit: Getty Images) On Wednesday evening, California’s Senate passed SB 100, a bill mandating that utilities serving the state move to 100 percent carbon-free energy by 2045. If the Governor signs the bill into law, it will become […]

‘Nothing more terrifying than hearing shooter reload from under your desk’ – Maryland paper survivor

A crime reporter who witnessed his colleagues being shot at an Annapolis, Maryland newspaper and then waited under his desk for the gunman to pick the next victim, posted a harrowing description of the attack on Twitter. Five people were killed and several others gravely injured at the offices of Capital Gazette in Annapolis on […]

David Beckham’s yoga teacher says this 8-step desk routine will boost your brain power — and it only takes 5 minutes

Instagram Embed: //instagram.com/p/BfaVC7pl1zH/embed Width: 658px Shona Vertue is a Sydney-born yoga teacher based in London who has trained the likes of David Beckham. She created an eight-step ‘desk yoga sequence’ that takes just five minutes and shared it on her blog. She says it’ll boost your energy and concentration levels. There are many proven benefits […]

Keeping your phone on your desk seems harmless — but researchers find it distracts you even when it’s off

GaudiLab/Shutterstock.com Your phone is probably hurting your ability to focus at work, according to new scientific research. In fact, people generally don’t realize how their phone is affecting their behavior. The best solution is to plan to keep your phone in another room at certain times. I could start this article with a quip about […]

Ask Engadget: Is a 4K monitor the best choice for my desk?

The support shared between readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we’ve known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fact, our community’s knowledge and insights are a reason why many of you […]

Kimbal Musk — Elon’s brother — predicts a movement of millennial workers fleeing desk jobs for farms

Sarah Jacobs In an interview with Business Insider, Kimbal Musk said he sees a growing movement of young, highly educated people leaving their sedentary office jobs to become local and organic farmers. The number of farmers under 35 years old is increasing, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s latest Census of Agriculture.  This new […]

Kim Jong Un touts ‘nuclear button’ on his desk, taunts the US in New Year’s Day message

Reuters North Korean leader Kim Jong Un claimed the US will never be able to start a war against North Korea, in a New Year’s Day message taunting the US. “The entire United States is within range of our nuclear weapons, and a nuclear button is always on my desk.” he said. North Korea conducted its sixth and most […]

Queen has photos of THIS royal couple on her desk during Christmas speech today

The Queen, 91, speaks to the nation in a televised address every Christmas Day. This year, Her Majesty is wearing festive white, and sits at a desk in the 1844 Room at Buckingham Palace for part of the speech. On the desk, alongside a pen and paper, are three photographs in frames. But which couple […]

The X-Files' Mulder as Bigfoot? Bloody Skinner? Scully With a Desk?! New Season 11 Video Offers Key Intel

X-Philes, you might want to take a seat, because what we’re going to tell you is a really big deal: Per this exclusive X-Files Season 11 video… it looks like Scully finally has a desk of her own. We know. We’re as flabbergasted/triumphant as you are. And the special agent’s long-awaited seating arrangement is just one piece of […]