The nation eventually regained some of its land in 1868. But the onslaught on the Navajo Nation’s water didn’t end there. Cold War-era uranium mining on Navajo land contaminated many wells and springs and poisoned people. Kidney disease, cancer, and a neuropathic syndrome unique to children on the reservation — all linked to uranium — emerged. Robbins’ grandmother died from stomach cancer when Robbins was 13, which she sees as linked to the groundwater poisoned by 521 abandoned uranium mines dotting the reservation. “That was probably the most impactful part for me, when it came to water,” Robbins says. “If there was safe running water, they wouldn’t have had to go to these sources.” … [Read more...] about The Navajo Nation faced water shortages for generations — and then the pandemic hit
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ITbox lists fifteen Gigabyte Z490 motherboards that range from $171 for the Z490M to $1,072 for the Z490 Aorus Xtreme WaterForce. Compared to the Z390 versions of these mobos, the price difference ranges from 27.6 percent to a massive 61.4 percent—the Gigabyte Z490 Aorus Ultra costs $318 while the Z390 version is just $197. … [Read more...] about Intel Z490 motherboards up to 60% more expensive than predecessors, according to retailer
Editor's take: At this point, given all of the delays and uncertainty around the console, you’d be forgiven for erring on the side of caution and playing the waiting game. I’m not saying not to buy the console but if it was my money, at the very least, I’d simply set the funds aside and wait to see what reviewers have to say when they get their mitts on it. GameStop and Walmart are now accepting pre-orders for the Atari VCS 800 All-in Bundle which includes the console itself as well as a classic wireless joystick and a modern wireless controller. … [Read more...] about Atari VCS pre-orders go up at GameStop and Walmart
The Echo Dot (3rd Gen) is an easy purchase, but if you spend just a little more, the Echo Dot with Clock makes things pretty interesting. It does everything the regular Dot does, but its LED display serves as a showcase for the time, outdoor temperature, and a timer countdown. That may not sound like a lot, but for all of those times when you want to glance and see what time it is quickly, the Echo Dot with Clock does that automatically and saves you a voice command in the process. … [Read more...] about Amazon Echo vs. Dot vs. Show vs. Plus: Which Echo should you buy in 2020?
North Korean hackers have also been blamed for creating the infamous WannaCry ransomware, which brought a large part of the IT world to its knees in May 2017. Authorities and experts said WannaCry was a botched attempt at creating a ransomware strain to use in extorting victims for money to raise funds for the Pyongyang regime. … [Read more...] about North Korean hackers linked to web skimming (Magecart) attacks, report says