NASA Made a Rare Flight Right Through a Thundercloud Formed by a Wildfire
Scientists conducted the most detailed reconnaissance of one of Earth's rarest atmospheric phenomena in a spectacular flight.
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Here’s the Memo About the ‘Burden of Being Black at Google’
Read the full memo written by a departing Google employee on his experience as a Black person at Google.
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Libraries Are Telling People How Much Money They Save by Not Buying Books
Public libraries are awesome. They can save you a ton of money, too.
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This Super Retro Website Is Running on a 30-Year-Old Mac
The Macintosh SE/30 might be ancient and underpowered by today's standards, but it can still serve up a website with a little elbow grease.
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Old Sailor Logs Show How Frighteningly Fast the Arctic Is Losing Ice
Using records from early 20th century ships, researchers are peering into the Arctic’s past to understand the present.
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A Nuclear Accident In Russia May Have Been a Nuclear-Powered Missile Test
Seven Russians are dead after the explosion, which experts say may have been caused by a test of a new nuclear-powered missile.
Cloudflare Is Protecting a Site Linked to a Neo-Nazi Terror Group
The Silicon Valley giant is protecting a site linked to a known neo-Nazi terror group from virtual attacks aimed at knocking it offline.
Boy Had More Than 500 Teeth in a 'Bag-Like Mass' in His Mouth
A pathologist at the hospital said the mass of tiny teeth-like structures was "reminiscent of pearls in an oyster."
Capital One Is the One to Blame for Exposing Your Data
Multiple experts have drawn issue with Capital One’s explanations for its data breach of records on over 100 million people.
'Unprecedented' Wildfires Burned Across the Arctic Circle In June
More than 100 wildfires in the Arctic Circle released 50 megatons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere in June. They're still burning.
Someone Is Spamming and Breaking a Core Component of PGP’s Ecosystem
A new wave of spamming attacks on a core component of PGP’s ecosystem has highlighted a fundamental weakness in the whole ecosystem.
Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency Libra Is Already Under Fire From Lawmakers
US Rep. Maxine Waters called for a moratorium on Libra development until Congress can review the situation, joining a chorus of lawmakers in the US and EU expressing concern with the project.