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.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
bad ideas

Experts Call This Mushroom-Identifying App 'Potentially Deadly'

Its creator says it's only meant to be used as a reference.
Kaleigh Rogers
Fast Food

Monday Was a Really Shitty Day for Subway

Monday was a really, really shitty day for the dwindling sub sandwich behemoth that is Subway. That’s because Subway was unlucky enough to become the focus of national news organizations not once, but twice in a single day.
Alex Swerdloff

A Brief History of Women Putting Poison in Their Lovers' Food

For many reasons—money, jealousy, or even a way out of an abusive relationship—poison has remained an effective weapon for women throughout history.
Lakeisha Goedluck
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The Guy in Charge of North Las Vegas' Water Purity Once Poisoned a Bunch of Kids

This surpasses "cartoonish evil" and enters into the realm of "Shakespearian irony."
Drew Millard

Moonshine Poisoning Is Still a Massive, Deadly Problem Worldwide

After nearly a hundred people were killed by drinking bootleg liquor in Mumbai over the weekend, it's hard not to wonder when the problem of poisonous booze will end.
Hilary Pollack

UK Scientists Say that Fluoridated Water Makes You Fat and Depressed

A new study from the University of Kent has found that Britons who live in areas with higher water fluoride levels are significantly more likely to develop thyroid problems.
Munchies Staff

Australians Keep Using Alcohol to Treat Poisonings

Two tragedies were narrowly avoided in Australia over the past couple of weeks, ostensibly through the use of alcohol to treat poisonings, one in a dog, and another in a human. I called poison control to separate fact from fiction.
Mike Pearl