How to save important photos and video from the web

Protests are often historical events, but you should take care when taking and saving photos and footage. (Koshu Kunii/Unsplash/) We can’t say exactly why you want to save images, videos, social media posts, or other types of information from the internet. We can, however, guess that you’re probably doing it for personal, historical, or accountability […]

Gargantuan chunk of ‘cosmic web’ discovered. It’s 50 million light-years long.

The map of our universe looks astonishingly like a road map of the United States. Big, bustling clusters of galaxies swell like brightly lit cities, while long, sparse highways of gas connect them in a giant molecular web. Beyond this web: dark, empty space. (Nowhere worth stopping for a selfie, anyway.) Astronomers believe this cosmic […]

Analyzing web searches can help experts predict, respond to COVID-19 hot spots

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Web-based analytics have demonstrated their value in predicting the spread of infectious disease, and a new study from Mayo Clinic indicates the value of analyzing Google web searches for keywords related to COVID-19. Strong correlations were found between keyword searches on the internet search engine Google Trends and COVID-19 outbreaks in parts […]