Staggering photos show what life is like in the northernmost town in the world, where it’s dark 4 months of the year and you’re told to carry a rifle because of polar bears

Shutterstock.com The world’s northernmost town is Longyearbyen, which is located in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard and has 2,100 citizens. It is around three hours by plane from Oslo and 650 miles from the North Pole, making it one of the most remote human settlements on Earth. It’s dark for four months a year and […]

11 ways you’re wasting water that are costing you

Wikimedia Commons There are small everyday things you’re doing that are wasting water.  From postponing fixing a leaky faucet to planting the wrong kinds of shrubs for your climate, it’s all too easy to waste water.  These water-wasting habits can be incredibly costly.  Keeping an eye on your water usage is a good way to […]

‘Go f*** yourself!’: Trump-bashing French TV host uses English to tell Donald ‘you’re not welcome’

The French don’t like speaking in foreign languages, but the host of a popular comedy show remembered his English lessons and pulled no punches in the telling US President Donald Trump that he wasn’t welcome in Paris. The ‘Quotidien’ (Daily) program aired on TMC channel ahead of Trump’s arrival to France for the Saturday’s 100th […]

There’s a good chance you’re a victim of credit card scams and you don’t even know it — here’s what to do

Matt Cardy/Getty Images Credit card fraud is on the rise — and so are the different types of credit card scams. Credit card scammers are getting smarter — they use all sorts of tricks, from phony phone calls and emails to credit card skimmers and Wi-Fi hotspots— to obtain your personal information. You could be […]

Here’s how to see if you’re among the 30 million compromised Facebook users

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The attackers who carried out the mass hack that Facebook disclosed two weeks ago obtained user account data belonging to as many as 30 million users, the social network said on Friday. Some of that data—including phone numbers, email addresses, birth dates, searches, location check-ins, and the types […]

Is Sinemia the MoviePass Alternative You’re Looking For?

Back in August, as the wheels were coming off the MoviePass wagon — well, to be precise, it was more a case of wheels coming off the wagon, rolling down the street, and splashing mud on a sidewalk crowded with nuns — your film editor contemplated the future of subscription movie services. “This can be […]