Students demand universities kick Starbucks off campus

2 Starbucks locations in Colorado among 21 nationwide to announce unionization efforts 2 Starbucks locations in Colorado among 21 nationwide to announce unionization efforts 00:31 Students at multiple U.S. colleges on Thursday urged their universities to kick Starbucks off their campuses until the coffee chain changes its labor practices. According to organizers, actions were planned at 25 campuses across the country to protest the coffee giant’s failure to negotiate contracts with the thousands of baristas who’ve unionized over the last two years. “If Starbucks was a student, they would have…

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Should I rent or buy a house? Financial advisor weighs in on Houston’s real estate market amid 2024 economy

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Owning a home is a part of the “American Dream.” Right? That has at least been engrained in many of our minds. With high home prices and interest rates, should some of us just give up on that part of the dream? “I’m a Zillow queen. I’m always on there looking like, ‘OK. Well, what can I afford?’” prospective homeowner Chantel McKinney said. According to HAR, as of February 2024, the average price of a home in the greater Houston area is $391,080, pricing many people…

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Apple says iPhone 15 battery lifespan is now doubled — but there’s a catch

Recently there was a rare occurrence in the world of smartphones as it appears that the battery lifespan of the iPhone 15 is actually better than was originally claimed by Apple.  It is rare for details about a device to change after it has already been released, and even more so for it to be a particularly drastic change. However, it seems that the battery lifespan of the iPhone 15 is more than double what was originally claimed, although Apple has yet to mention what has caused this change to…

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Nightingale Offers The Solution To My Obsessive Item Hoarding

Highlights Scavenging for resources like wood and berries in survival games can be a real chore when you get over-encumbered or run out of storage space. But in Nightingale, you can just crush excess items into Essence dust for upgrades and cash. Nightingale rewards compulsive resource-gathering, providing a purpose for every item collected in the game. A major mechanic in survival games is scavenging around for everything, anything, useful. These resources tend to be things like wood, stones, and berries (well, food in general, but I swear it’s always berries).…

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Dragon Ball Super Unwinds With an Epic Gohan vs Goten Spar

The father/son battle isn’t the only Son Civil War taking place in Dragon Ball Super’s latest manga chapter. Shonen fans have been waiting for some time to see if Dragon Ball Super would answer the question of who was stronger, Goku in Ultra Instinct form or Gohan in Beast mode. While the first stages of this fight are featured in Chapter 102 of the manga, this isn’t the only “friendly sparring match” that readers bear witness to. While the battle featuring father and son might be taking the lion’s share…

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Guinness World Record annuls ‘oldest dog ever’ title for dead Portuguese canine named Bobi after an inquiry

LISBON, Portugal — Guinness World Records has ruled against a Portuguese dog that died last year keeping the title of oldest canine ever. Following a review, GWR said Thursday it “no longer has the evidence it needs to support Bobi’s claim as the record holder.” Bobi, a reportedly 31-year-old guard dog, had lived on a farm in the village of Conqueiros in Portugal with its owner, Leonel Costa. He was proclaimed as the world’s oldest living dog and oldest dog ever in February 2023. Said to have been born on…

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JSAUX OmniCase 7-in-1 USB C Hub is now 60% off for a limited time

JSAUX OmniCase 7-in-1 USB C Hub Use coupon code “FSMK2JES” for 40% off $26 $65 Save $39 If you’ve been looking for a compact USB-C hub for your Steam Deck or similar device, this Jsaux 7-in-1 hub is going to be the perfect option. It comes with a variety of cables and is now priced well below retail at 60% off. PC gaming handhelds have taken the world by storm with Valve’s Steam Deck leading the pack, along with other great entries from the likes of Ayaneo, Lenovo, Asus, and…

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4 alleged weapons smugglers tied to deaths of 2 Navy SEALs brought to U.S. to face charges

Washington — Four foreign nationals who were allegedly transporting Iranian-made weapons on a vessel that two U.S. Navy SEALs drowned trying to board have been brought to the U.S. to face criminal charges, making their first appearance in court on Thursday. The defendants — Muhammad Pahlawan, Mohammad Mazhar, Ghufran Ullah and Izhar Muhammad — were taken into custody when a U.S. Navy ship intercepted their small boat in the Arabian Sea on Jan. 11. The vessel, or dhow, was allegedly destined for Yemen. A team of SEALs from the USS…

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Wicked Little Letters’ Hugh Skinner gets candid about dealing with trolls | Films | Entertainment

Wicked Little Letters follows the outlandish scandal in a small British town after anonymous letters full of profanities and targeted hate begin getting mailed out. However, the sweary story is surprisingly based on real history. While their characters deal with physical hate mail, the stars of the new British comedy revealed how they deal with digital hate and trolls as public figures in the 21st century. Speaking to Daily Express on the red carpet ahead of the film’s release, Hugh Skinner declared with an utterly serious expression: “I send them…

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AirPods Max 2 and AirPods 4 on track for later this year — but it’s not all good news

Rumors around the AirPods 4 and AirPods Max 2 have been swirling since the end of last year, but a slew of new rumors — corroborated by multiple sources — point to a definitive 2024 release date.  The rumors come via both Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman and a consistent leaker on Weibo named “Instant Digital” (thanks, MacRumors). Both sources say that the over-ear and in-ear headphones are still on track for the end of this year, but the latter claims that the changes to the AirPods Max 2 will be minimal…

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