How Facebook Bought a Police Force
Hundreds of pages of documents obtained by Motherboard show how Facebook is using the Menlo Park Police Department to reshape the city.
Under Trump, 26% of Climate Change References Have Vanished From .Gov Sites
A new report documents two years of science being scrubbed from government websites.
Planting ‘Billions of Trees’ Isn’t Going to Stop Climate Change
A popular study claims that reforestation could fix climate change, but is that true?
Instagram Users Are Flocking to This Beautiful Chemical Waste Dump in Siberia
A polluted lake in the Siberian town of Novosibirsk has become a popular Russian social media destination.
Europe’s Deadly Heatwave Marked the Hottest June on Record
We can expect more brutal heatwaves to come according to a pair of European climate reports.
The Trump Administration Just Rolled Back Obama's Historic Climate Change Plan
President Obama’s Clean Power Plan has been replaced by a new rule that sucks up to fossil fuels.
A Twitter Bug Is Sending Users Notifications When They're Unfollowed
Twitter is telling people when someone has unfollowed them.
Tons of Dead Seals Are Washing Up In the Arctic and Nobody Knows Why
Dozens of seal carcasses, some showing signs of hair loss, are being reported in northern Alaska.
Male Dolphins Make Friends Based on Mutual Interests, Just Like Humans
When foraging for food, bottlenose dolphins also find buddies.
Police Are Feeding Celebrity Photos into Facial Recognition Software to Solve Crimes
Law enforcement agencies are using facial recognition systems with little to no rules, found a new study by the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy and Technology.
‘Balls Are Complete’: How a Navy Jet Crew Drew a Massive Penis in the Sky
A Navy probe revealed who was responsible for the contrails phallus.
New Zealand Man Goes Swimming, Finds Footprints of Extinct Mega-Bird
“I was just going for a casual swim, so it’s escalated a bit.”