Enlarge (credit: Starlink) Starlink’s median download speeds in the US dropped from 90.6Mbps to 62.5Mbps between the first and second quarters of 2022, according to Ookla speed tests. Starlink’s median upload speeds in the US dropped from 9.3Mbps to 7.2Mbps in the same timeframe. Median latency also got a little worse for Starlink’s US customers, […]
Narrow beauty standards can have serious impacts on body image for LGBTQ people, who already face higher rates of eating disorders and other mental illnesses. Further fuelling fears of not being accepted over their identity or orientation, some people can go to dangerous lengths to look a certain way.
As climate change raises temperatures and increases the impact of natural disasters around the world, some doctors are trying to find ways to tackle the distress impending environmental doom is wracking on people’s mental and physical health.
kali9/Getty Images; Insider Baby boomers are unlikely advocates for tearing down the country's gerontocracy, new polling indicates. Baby boomers surveyed by Morning Consult/Insider were wildly in favor of instituting congressional term and age limits. A hefty majority of baby boomers polled also said it would be good if more millenials and Gen Xers were in […]
A Nebraska county of only 625 people contained nearly 100 deep underground nuclear missiles, so the US Air Force halted a green-power project that would have revitalized its economy
Vesta wind turbines in Palm Springs, California, July 21, 2022. David Swanson/Reuters There are hundreds of underground nuclear missiles across Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, North Dakota, and Montana. The US Air Force says wind turbines can't be constructed within a 2-mile radius of these missiles. Due to underground missiles, a wind turbine project in Banner County, […]
A military method can help you fall asleep in two minutes; here’s how to do it.
THE DRINK can spur on clotting through dehydration, warned Doctor Monika Wassermann, MD at Boutiquetoyou.com. The harmful process can afflict various areas of the body.
People who want to give blood in Prince George, B.C., are frustrated they have to travel hundreds of kilometres to the Okanagan, the Lower Mainland or Vancouver Island if they want to donate.
Former DHS secretary says Biden administration is being ‘unfairly’ viewed as ‘lax’ on border issues: ‘We are sending back over 100,000 people a month’
Migrants wait to be processed by Border Patrol agents near the end of a border wall Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, near Yuma, Arizona. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) GOP governors have been sending migrants to eastern cities in protest of Biden's immigration policies. The lawmakers say Biden's administration isn't doing enough at the border. Former DHS Secretary […]
Our government has never been older than it is today. Here are the costs, benefits, and dangers of a US led by old people.
Hi, I'm Matt Turner, the editor in chief of business at Insider. Welcome back to Insider Weekly, a roundup of some of our top stories. On the agenda today: Some job applicants are hiring stand-ins to do their job interviews for them. The most promising startups of the year — from retail to climate tech. […]