Right to Repair
Why Tens of Thousands of Perfectly Good, Donated iPhones Are Shredded Every Year
A single electronics recycler has had to destroy 66,000 iPhones in the last three years because of the iPhone's Activation Lock.
There's an Ocean Deep Inside the Earth
The discovery of a rare gem shows that there an enormous water reservoir in the Earth's mantle.
Facebook Bans White Nationalism and White Separatism
After a civil rights backlash, Facebook will now treat white nationalism and separatism the same as white supremacy, and will direct users who try to post that content to a nonprofit that helps people leave hate groups.
How Facebook Trains Content Moderators
Facebook's former head of training talks about how the company decides whether a person is cut out to look at hateful, violent, and graphic content all day.
We Should Replace Facebook With Personal Websites
Personal websites and email can replace most of what people like about Facebook—namely the urge to post about their lives online.
Delete All Your Apps
It's not just Facebook: Android and iOS’s App Stores have incentivized an app economy where free apps make money by selling your personal data and location history to advertisers.
How 50 Million Facebook Users Were Hacked
Facebook revealed more details about how hackers exploited three distinct bugs to get the ability to control up to 50 million users’ accounts.
Facebook Hacked, 50 Million Users Affected
Facebook "discovered a security issue" that the company said allowed attackers to "take over people's accounts."
Turn Off Push Notifications
Notifications are no longer used to notify you of anything—they’re used by apps to beg for attention.
Facebook Is Reviewing its Policy on White Nationalism After Motherboard Investigation, Civil Rights Backlash
"Facebook ignores centuries of history, legal precedent, and expert scholarship that all establish that white nationalism and white separatism are white supremacy."
Buying an iPhone XS Is Bad for the Planet
Keeping your old iPhone 'is the best thing for the planet,' Apple says as it introduces the iPhone XS.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Patiently, Joyously Explains to Paparazzi What Would Happen if You Smoked Weed in Space
The universe is truly beautiful.