Ever marvel how your mascara or lipstick stays on all day? It could be that it comprises PFAS, a category of chemical substances used to make merchandise water- and oil-resistant which can be additionally discovered on Teflon nonstick pans and Gore-Tex waterproof clothes. Sadly, PFAS are linked to most cancers and different severe well being issues. This week, the Biden ...

Cloth masks have develop into a staple of our pandemic lives. Within the earliest days of COVID-19, we adopted on-line tutorials to stitch masks from outdated T-shirts. Quickly, firms of all types—from Previous Navy to designer Christian Siriano—flooded the market with masks, so we may hold a stash helpful at any time when we stepped out the door. However the ...

Ever surprise what occurs to Twitter or Fb users after they’re thrown out for hate speech? A workforce of researchers from Germany, the U.Okay., and the US discovered. Their analysis course of was inventive: They gathered 29 million posts from Gab, a right-wing platform identified for its neo-Nazis, conspiracy theorists, and anti-Semitism, and then backtracked to discover users’ different profiles ...

4 months after Donald Trump was indefinitely suspended from Fb within the wake of feedback he’d posted in the course of the January 6 rebel, the web site’s unbiased Oversight Board has ruled on whether or not that motion was acceptable. However should you have been hoping for a transparent reply as to whether the previous president will ever be ...

In the event you’re not utilizing the secure messaging app Sign, you’re missing out. The app is cross-platform, has the design simplicity of Apple’s Messages, the options of WhatsApp and Fb Messenger, and consumer privateness baked in like no different messaging app on the planet. In different phrases, there’s no purpose not to be utilizing Sign. However folks in China ...

Twitter is taking one other step to curb misinformation on its platform. In keeping with a blog post printed by Twitter at present, tweets that “might comprise deceptive details about COVID-19 vaccines” will be labeled as such. And people spreading the false data are going to be subjected to a “strike system,” which to firm outlined as: One strike: no ...