The US finally adopts a national recycling strategy

The Environmental Protection Agency announced a new national recycling strategy today, the agency’s first ever such commitment, according to the Washington Post. It’s a roadmap for the US to achieve a goal of recycling at least half of its municipal waste by the end of the decade. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/15/22783450/recycling-united-states-epa-plastic-pollution-waste

Satellite space debris forces ISS astronauts to seek shelter aboard docked capsules

On Monday, astronauts on the International Space Station had to seek safety aboard their transport craft when the station passed uncomfortably close to a field of orbital debris. According to the Associated Press, US Space Command started tracking the space junk in the early hours of the morning. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/international-space-station-debris-field-215745675.html

Amazon releases Prime Video app for Mac with downloads, AirPlay, and more

Better late than never, as they say: Amazon today launched a Prime Video app for macOS that’s available as a free download in the Mac App Store. Prime Video for Mac includes support for offline downloads, and you can choose your preferred video quality both for regular streaming and downloads. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/15/22783432/amazon-prime-video-mac-app-store-now-available

Adobe discounts Creative Cloud plans by 40 percent for Black Friday

If you’ve been contemplating whether to purchase a subscription to Adobe’s Creative Cloud plan, now is time to do so. Between today and December 3rd, the All Apps plan is 40 percent off for first-time customers. The bundle includes Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro and Acrobat. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/adobe-creative-cloud-sale-black-friday-2021-140021666.html

Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop has heart, style, and some rough edges

Netflix’s live-action take on Cowboy Bebop comes with a lot of expectations. Much of those come from the existing fans, of course — those who loved the original anime with its jazz- and corgi-infused mix of noir and sci-fi and are hoping the new series does it justice. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/22776962/cowboy-bebop-review-netflix