The Best Puppy Puzzle Toys to Keep Them Busy for 2020

This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Toys are one of the many essentials that you’ll need when welcoming a new puppy. Playing with toys is a healthy part of your pup’s development, just like it is for growing humans. If you’re looking to up your puppy’s toy game, puzzle toys are a great option beyond the basics. Puppy puzzle toys stimulate their curiosity and keep them occupied and out of mischief. The Best Read more…

Lutron expands its smart window covering line with smart wood blinds

Motorized window coverings are the pinnacle of the smart home. There’s nothing quite like having your shades pull or roll up at sunrise, lower at sunset, or adjust on demand (or as part of a lighting scene) when it’s time to watch a movie or take a nap. Lutron impressed us earlier with its Serena motorized shade product, and now it’s introducing motorized wood blinds that utilize the same wireless protocol. One big difference: The Read more…

FCC Delays Law Banning Your ISP From Charging You ‘Rental Fees’ For Hardware You Already Own

from the you’re-not-helping dept For the last few years, broadband customers have complained that Frontier Communications, the nation’s third-biggest telco, has been charging its customers a $10 per month rental fee for modems they already purchased and own. Normally, you’re supposed to be able to buy your own modem instead of paying your ISP a rental fee upwards of $10 per month. To nab some extra dough from captive customers, Frontier basically decided to charge Read more…

Great Kyle Shanahan Interview on Policing, White Privilege and Black Coaches Undermined by Treatment of Kaepernick and Reid

Kyle Shanahan addressed issues such as white privilege and discrimination against black coaches.Image: Getty Images The international uprising in response to George Floyd’s murder, police brutally beating protesters in every city and backlash from NFL players suddenly has Roger Goodell, NFL owners, executives, and coaches racing to see who can raise the Black Lives Matter Fists in the air the highest. Responses have ranged from horrible (Drew Brees Take 1), fake, blistering (Martellus Bennett), and Read more…

This Week In Techdirt History: May 31st – June 6th

from the history-hasn’t-stopped dept Five Years Ago This week in 2015, one court was apparently forgetting the First Amendment exists while ordering a newspaper to delete an article, while the Supreme Court was punting on an important 1A question. The USA Freedom Act was marching forward with Mitch McConnell trying to destroy it with amendments with all failed. The House passed an amendment on another bill, in order to block funding for undermining encryption, while Read more…

These 10 Top Dog Carriers Will Make Your Bike Ride a Breeze

This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Love your bike, but missing your four-legged friend? Good news: You can have both! Dog carriers for bikes help make it happen. They come in different sizes and styles to accommodate different size breeds, leaving your hands free to steer. Be sure to measure your dog and pay attention to weight limits to ensure correct carrier sizing and safety. The 10 Best Dog Carriers for Bikes These Read more…

Apple TV+ originals: ‘Dear…’ is now available

Apple is planting its own flag in the streaming wars with Apple TV+, its in-house streaming service that features only original programming—no reruns of hit TV shows or last year’s blockbuster movies. The company is said to be spending several billion dollars a year on original programming. That’s a lot of TV! Apple is attracting some of the best talent in TV and film production, including huge stars and directors, and locking down the television Read more…

SEC and Member Institutions monitor COVID-19

36 days ago SEC Staff Photo: SEC The health of our student-athletes, campus communities, fans and general public is an ongoing priority of the Southeastern Conference and its member institutions. The SEC continues to monitor the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and is in regular communications with member institutions and public health officials related to the spread of the disease. All SEC regular season conference and non-conference competitions beginning Thursday, March 12 were cancelled for the remainder Read more…

Can You Foster or Adopt During the Coronavirus Quarantine?

Adopt-A-Pet.com News < Can You Foster or Adopt During the Coronavirus Quarantine? Posted by Frances Vega on March 17th, 2020 Schools are closed, restaurants are closed, gatherings are limited, and many people are avoiding public places altogether — life as we know it has changed dramatically over the last few days thanks to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Unfortunately, animal shelters and rescues have also been impacted by the disruptions caused by COVID-19. Shelters Temporarily Closing Read more…

Pets and Coronavirus: Preparing to keep the whole family safe from COVID-19

If you’ve been keeping up with the news — or reading your Facebook timeline — you’ve likely heard about the coronavirus (officially named COVID-19) and may be wondering what actions to take to keep yourself safe. And if you’re a proud pet parent, you’re probably also wondering how your pets might be affected. The deadly virus that began as a handful of respiratory illnesses in central China has now made its way to more than Read more…