Ghosting can negatively affect mental health, study shows

Check your phone. Are there any unanswered texts, snaps, or direct messages you’re ignoring? Do you have to answer? Or do you have to ghost the person who sent them? Ghosting happens when someone cuts off all online communication with someone else, and without explanation. Instead, like a ghost, they just disappear. The phenomenon is … Read more

‘This decision must not stand!’: Protesters revolt after Supreme Court ruling on abortion rights

Protesters gathered before the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, June 24, following a Supreme Court decision to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide. Footage filmed by Noelle Fitchett shows abortion rights protesters near the Supreme Court shortly after the decision was announced. According to activist group Rise Up 4 … Read more

‘This decision must not stand!’: Protesters revolt after Supreme Court ruling on abortion rights

Protesters gathered before the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, June 24, following a Supreme Court decision to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide. Footage filmed by Noelle Fitchett shows abortion rights protesters near the Supreme Court shortly after the decision was announced. According to activist group Rise Up 4 … Read more

Protesters react as Supreme Court overturns abortion rights law

Protesters gathered before the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, June 24, following a Supreme Court decision to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide. This footage, filmed by Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights, shows abortion rights protesters near the Supreme Court after Friday morning’s decision. According to the group’s website, … Read more

Excessive fan involvement in the footy not ‘fantastic’

It seems counterintuitive to alienate the vast majority of AFL fans who hate forced NBA-style “fan engagement”, but this over-the-top game day trend continues, writes Ronny Lerner. THE LIGHT AND SOUND show that comes with every AFL game these days is not going anywhere, any time soon. So fans better get used to it. Despite … Read more

Hours of lightning flash amaze Los Angeles residents

On June 22 and 23, lightning flashed through Los Angeles, California for hours. Local news reported more than 4,900 strikes around Los Angeles County during the rare early summer storm. This lightning footage was filmed by Twitter user @iamsikora, who said he “woke up to thunder and lightning”. The National Weather Service says there is … Read more

Picture-perfect sunset bathes Lake Michigan in orange glow

A beautiful sunset bathed the Lake Michigan area in orange on Wednesday evening, June 22. Images by Mark Maxwell show the sun setting on the horizon in Tiscornia Beach, St. Joseph, casting golden light over the landscape as it sank. “The sun is gone, but the incredible colors remain,” a local meteorologist said Wednesday, accompanied … Read more

Double rainbow stretches across the stormy sky of Las Vegas

A double rainbow stretched across the sky in Las Vegas, Nevada, as dark clouds loomed over the area on Wednesday, June 22. Hours before the rainbow appeared, the Las Vegas area received some light rain and cloudy conditions, according to the National Weather Service. Credit: @liliuokalanic via Storyful