Social media is ‘no more harmful’ to youngsters’ mental health than TV was in the 1990s

Using social media is ‘no more harmful’ to young people’s mental health than watching TV was to youngsters in the 1990s, a new study claims.  Researchers from Oxford University used data from three large surveys to look into the lives of more than 400,000 young people in the UK and US. It is popularly believed … Read more

CIA developed underwater robotic spy, ‘Charlie the Catfish’ in the 1990s

The US military is equipped with a number of stealthy underwater robots to spy on enemies, but these high-tech innovations come years after Charlie the robotic catfish. Developed in the 1990s by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), this unmanned underwater vehicle is operated remotely using a line-of-sight audio and fitted with sensors to spy on … Read more

Supply chain problems at worst level since the 1990s

Economic activity declines as manufacturing sector hit by worst supply chain problems since the 90’s – but there are signs of better times coming Shipping delays, Brexit and demand for worldwide materials hit supply chains But, manufacturing sector still showed signs of growth last month   By Jane Denton For Thisismoney Published: 11:40 GMT, 19 February … Read more

One in four wild bee species worldwide ‘haven’t been seen since the 1990s’

A quarter of known bee species in the wild haven’t appeared in public records since the 1990s, a concerning new study reveals.  Argentinian researchers used a publicly available database on specimen collections and observations, complemented by citizen-science efforts.  Despite a large increase in the number of records available, 25 per cent fewer species were reported between … Read more

Climate change: Arctic temperatures are 12°F above 1990s ‘norm’

The Arctic’s sweltering 2020 continues in earnest with temperatures last weekend reaching more than 5° (12°F) above the norm for the 1990s.   This alarming recording, from the University of Maine’s Climate Reanlayzer, is an average figure for the entire Arctic, an area measuring some 7.7 million square miles. In some isolated pockets, the temperature is … Read more

Arctic temperatures are 12°F above normal for 1990s

The Arctic’s sweltering 2020 continues in earnest with temperatures last weekend reaching more than 5° (12°F) above the norm for the 1990s.   This alarming recording, from the University of Maine’s Climate Reanlayzer, is an average figure for the entire Arctic, an area measuring some 7.7 million square miles. In some isolated pockets, the temperature is … Read more

Tia Mowry reveals the adversity she and her twin sister faced as child stars in the 1990s

Tia Mowry is opening up about some the trials and tribulations she faced as a biracial child star in the 1990s.   In the new episode of her web series, Tia Mowry’s Quick Fix, the actress confessed she and her twin sister Tamera had a far different experience on sets compared to their counterparts in the … Read more

Coronavirus pandemic fueled by ‘perfect storm’ of rising obesity rates and air pollution since 1990s

The coronavirus pandemic was fueled by a ‘perfect storm’ of increasing rates of chronic diseases and air pollution, a new study suggests. Researchers say the global rise of underlying conditions such as obesity and high blood sugar and the growing proportion of regions that have become smog-filled over the last 30 years drove up death rates from … Read more

Leonardo DiCaprio tried to hide his smoking habit from his mother in the 1990s

Don’t tell mama! How Leonardo DiCaprio tried to hide his smoking habit from his mother in the 1990s By George Stark For Dailymail.com Published: 17:56 BST, 8 September 2020 | Updated: 18:19 BST, 8 September 2020 He’s made no secret of his love of vaping, having shamelessly puffed on his electronic cigarette while sitting in … Read more

Ten popular 1980s and 1990s cars that could soon be extinct

Some popular cars that were a mainstay on Britain’s roads in the 1980s and 1990s are extremely close to extinction, according to new research. Models including the Lada Riva, Alfa Romeo 146 and Fiat Uno – all of which were stalwarts in the eighties and nineties – are starting to dwindle, Driver and Vehicle Licencing … Read more