Tech

Starlink’s speed tests may look impressive, but experts say SpaceX’s satellite-internet project is unlikely to win any federal subsidies

Starlink, SpaceX’s growing network of internet-beaming satellites, is undergoing a private beta test. In mid-August, Starlink performance results from an internet-connection-testing website began appearing on Reddit. The results impressed some users who lack access to affordable high-speed broadband internet. But telecommunications-industry experts see potential issues for Starlink in the testing […]
Starlink’s speed tests may look impressive, but experts say SpaceX’s satellite-internet project is unlikely to win any federal subsidies
Lifestyle

6 health benefits of fibre and how to add more to your diet

Fibre has many benefits, especially for digestive health, and may even reduce the risk of colon cancer. The FDA recommends women consume between 21 and 25 grams of fibre per day, whereas men should eat between 30 and 38 grams daily. Fibre is easy to incorporate into your diet, as […]
6 health benefits of fibre and how to add more to your diet
Lifestyle

What is a low residue diet and what you can eat on it

Low residue diets are meant to reduce how often you have bowel movements and the diet is intended for people with digestive issues. On a low residue diet, you can eat processed carbohydrates, cooked vegetables, eggs, yogurt, and other things that are easy on the gut. You should avoid foods […]
What is a low residue diet and what you can eat on it
Lifestyle

10 dangers of a low-fibre diet, from constipation to colon cancer

Most Americans don’t get nearly enough fibre, and diets lacking whole grains and fruits, like the keto diet, can also make fibre difficult to consume. A lack of fibre can mean an unhealthy digestive system, which can lead to both short and long-term health complications. Low-fibre diets have been linked […]
10 dangers of a low-fibre diet, from constipation to colon cancer
News

Starting your day with a smoothie might not be as healthy as you think

Smoothies have all the sugar and calories without all the fibre of whole fruits. Fibre helps with satiety, which is important for weight management as well as the prevention of some chronic diseases. If a smoothie is the only way you’re going to get fruits and vegetables into your diet, […]
Starting your day with a smoothie might not be as healthy as you think
News

We’re learning more about why one type of carb is so good for you

Fibre is a key ingredient found in whole grains and produce that appears to help with weight loss and overall health. We’ve known for decades that fibre helps with digestion and keeps us feeling full, but scientists haven’t known why that is. Two new studies suggest that fibre’s most important […]
We’re learning more about why one type of carb is so good for you
US

These eerie spider robots will let you nap in their web

VIDEO: The latest project from the Institute for Technologies and Architectural Research is an eye-catching one! Graduate Maria Yablonina designed Mobile Robotic Fabrication System for Filament Structures. It includes two wall-climbing robots that hand off a micro filament fibre to build a large nest structure.
These eerie spider robots will let you nap in their web