News

Locals are warning of whirlpools in the lake where Naya Rivera died, though authorities say it’s unlikely. Here’s how whirlpools form.

Actress Naya Rivera died of an accidental drowning at Lake Piru, California, local authorities determined on Monday. The lake is known for strong afternoon winds and cold water temperatures, which create difficult conditions for swimmers. A Change.org petition suggested that dangerous whirlpools could be responsible for some deaths there, but […]
Locals are warning of whirlpools in the lake where Naya Rivera died, though authorities say it’s unlikely. Here’s how whirlpools form.
Lifestyle

Calming photos of the most beautiful lake in every state

Each state has a lake that is more beautiful than the rest. Lake George in New York and Lake Tahoe in Nevada are popular destinations for vacationers. Other lakes, like Redfish Lake in Idaho and Lake Martin in Louisiana, are renowned for their fishing and wildlife populations. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
Calming photos of the most beautiful lake in every state
US

This ‘electric jet board’ surfboard doesn’t need waves

The Carver by Onean is an electric jet board that lets riders surf calm waters. It can reach speeds up to 21 miles per hour and it’s controlled by a wireless remote. Following is a transcript of the video. Surfing without waves? The Carver by Onean is an electric jet […]
This ‘electric jet board’ surfboard doesn’t need waves
Tech

My 11 favourite apps and gadgets I tried in 2017

Throughout 2017, I tested dozens of gadgets and probably twice as many apps. But as the year draws to a close, there are only a handful that rose to the top of the heap. This list includes a few unlikely winners, like a tiny phone designed to be used as […]
My 11 favourite apps and gadgets I tried in 2017