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How the Nature of Popularity Was Changed by Social Media

How the Nature of Popularity Was Changed by Social Media

mag404 May 24, 2017 Comments Off on How the Nature of Popularity Was Changed by Social Media

There aren’t many aspects of the human experience that haven’t been affected by the mass proliferation of social media over the past decade. From our way we interact with our friends to the way

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The Rock Is Seriously Considering Running for President

The Rock Is Seriously Considering Running for President

mag404 May 11, 2017 Comments Off on The Rock Is Seriously Considering Running for President

As America sinks deeper into a political pit of despair, the world is looking towards the next election in the hopes of a brighter future. For some that hope may come in the form of

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Most US Homes Are Now Cellphone-Only

Most US Homes Are Now Cellphone-Only

mag404 May 4, 2017 Comments Off on Most US Homes Are Now Cellphone-Only

Are landline phones going the way of floppy disks and VCRs? A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says yes. In the last six months of 2016, less than half

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By 2035, Atlanta Will Be Using 100 Percent Renewable Energy

By 2035, Atlanta Will Be Using 100 Percent Renewable Energy

mag404 May 3, 2017 Comments Off on By 2035, Atlanta Will Be Using 100 Percent Renewable Energy

On May 1, Atlanta lawmakers approved a resolution committing the city to transitioning toward running entirely on renewable energy sources, including wind and solar, by 2035. The city council unanimously approved the measure, which

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In Ten Years, Renewable Energy Will Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels

In Ten Years, Renewable Energy Will Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels

mag404 April 29, 2017 Comments Off on In Ten Years, Renewable Energy Will Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels

This year we celebrated Earth Day with marches being held across the nation, including the capital and even around the world. The marches are set up to counter the anti-science policies that have been put in place

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The March for Science Is Happening This Weekend

The March for Science Is Happening This Weekend

mag404 April 21, 2017 Comments Off on The March for Science Is Happening This Weekend

Since taking office in January, President Donald Trump has not only started a rhetorical war with the media and potentially real wars with North Korea and Russia-backed Syria, but he’s also engaged in what critics call a

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Police Departments Are Buying Drones Like Crazy

Police Departments Are Buying Drones Like Crazy

mag404 April 12, 2017 Comments Off on Police Departments Are Buying Drones Like Crazy

Police officers, the stereotype goes, love coffee, donuts, and now perhaps drones. A new study from Bard College finds that an unprecedented number of law enforcement and emergency response departments purchased drones in 2016,

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U.S. Shrinks Carbon Footprint Again

U.S. Shrinks Carbon Footprint Again

mag404 April 12, 2017 Comments Off on U.S. Shrinks Carbon Footprint Again

Some relatively good news in the constant battle against climate change: the U.S. managed to cut its carbon dioxide emissions by 1.7 percent in 2016, according to newly-released data from the Energy Information Administration.

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The Retail Sector Lost 30,000 Jobs Last Month

The Retail Sector Lost 30,000 Jobs Last Month

mag404 April 10, 2017 Comments Off on The Retail Sector Lost 30,000 Jobs Last Month

We’ve focused a lot in recent months on the worrisome trend of retail bankruptcies and all the stores and malls being left vacant in their wake. But a new federal jobs report gives an

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Almost A Billion People Still Smoke Every Day

Almost A Billion People Still Smoke Every Day

mag404 April 6, 2017 Comments Off on Almost A Billion People Still Smoke Every Day

Cigarette smoking is on the decline, with the percentage of people worldwide who smoke daily dropping by roughly a third over the past 25 years. But because the global population keeps on increasing, there

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