Don’t Just Delete Facebook, Poison Your Data First
If you're savvy with code, you can employ a script that repeatedly alters your Facebook posts with nonsense, making it more difficult for the social media site to collect user data.
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The Windows 95 Startup Sound Slowed 4000% Sounds Chill AF
The nostalgic sound of your childhood is even more comforting when slowed to a deep, zen-like pace.
You’re Literally Sprinkling Plastic On Your Food
A study published this week in ‘Environmental Science & Technology’ sampled salt brands from across the globe and found 92 percent contained microplastics.
This Smartphone Airbag Automatically Protects Your Phone When You Drop It
The design was a thesis project for a German engineering student.
People Seeing the Moon Up Close for the First Time Is a Dose of Good Vibes
Filmmaker and space lover Wylie Overstreet took his telescope onto the streets of Los Angeles to show strangers the moon, then captured their reactions on film.
Damaged Undersea Cable Causes Near-Total Internet Blackout in Island Nation Tonga
The island has just one submarine cable that provides internet access for the entire island.
The Psychology of Our Love for Marie Kondo and 'Organization Porn'
The tidying expert’s new Netflix show has drawn breathless attention.
How to Make the Perfect Xmas Movie, from a Man Who Has Made More than a Dozen
Ron Oliver created such made-for-TV classics as 'Angel of Christmas,' 'Christmas Everlasting,' and 'Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade.'
Every Single Sea Turtle in This Study Had Microplastics in Its Gut
The researchers tested turtles from all seven species, across three oceans.
Tumblr’s Algorithm Thinks Vomiting Unicorns, Raw Chicken, and Boot Cleaners Are Porn
Users have been sharing their innocuous posts that have been deemed #TooSexyForTumblr.
The Amazon Is Worth $8.2 Billion if It’s Left Standing, Study Shows
Keeping the rainforest in tact would preserve $8.2 billion of annual revenue in the economy, but Brazil’s new president Jair Bolsonaro may be dazzled by short-term gains.
People Who Buy Smart Speakers Have Given Up on Privacy, Researchers Find
Smart speakers raise a number of privacy questions, which owners are choosing to just shrug off.