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Earth's mantle

Mountains Bigger Than Everest May Lie Deep Inside Earth

Scientists used the second largest earthquake on record to glimpse the terrain 410 miles under our planet's surface.
Becky Ferreira
2.15.19
fake news

Boomers Share the Most Fake News on Facebook, Study Finds

A new study found that age was the main factor that determined whether someone would spread misinformation on Facebook.
Sarah Emerson
1.9.19
GLOBAL WARMING

Earth’s Oceans Have Absorbed Far More Heat Than Experts Believed, Study Claims

A new study says we’ve vastly underestimated the amount of heat trapped by Earth’s oceans due to global warming.
Sarah Emerson
11.1.18
nukes

Russia Has the World's Largest Stockpile of Highly Enriched Uranium

Russia may possess more than half of the highly enriched uranium in the world and a new report says this poses “significant nuclear risks.”
Daniel Oberhaus
9.13.17
you're being followed

Nearly Half of the Most Popular Websites Use the Same Software to Track You Around the Internet

Third-party tracking software is increasingly controlled by only a handful of companies.
Louise Matsakis
7.10.17
motherboard show

Quantum Leap: Researchers Send Information Using a Single Particle of Light

This could pave the way for quantum computer circuits where electron qubits exchange information via photons.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.23.16
brazil

The Internet Doesn’t Route Around Surveillance

Researchers find that routing around surveillance is almost impossible on the internet.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.12.16
Selfies

Programmers Made a Selfie Filter To Make You Look More Like You, Sorry

For anyone who’s feeling selfie-conscious.
Sarah Emerson
7.29.16
Stuff

My Life as an Ivy League Sugar Baby

After graduating from Princeton, I traded sex for money. But don't we all trade love for something?
Tessla Coil
6.14.15