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Just When I Thought Twitter Did Something Good

Screenshot: TwitterLike approximately 126 million other people, I willingly plunge my brain into the sewer that is Twitter every morning, expecting varying...

Menstrual Cups Are Indeed a Safe Alternative to Tampons and Pads,...

Photo: Errikaboo (Wikimedia Commons)People who prefer using menstrual cups during their period can be reassured by a new study out this week....

Mozilla’s Tweaking Firefox’s Password Manager to Tell You When Saved Logins...

Screenshot: Lockwise.Firefox.comYou can’t spend hours combing through archives of breached data to see if your login credentials were leaked, so Mozilla’s rebranded...

FDA: Big Penis Comes With a Hidden Surprise

A box of Big Penis capsules. Photo: FDAIf you use a supplement called Big Penis, you should know that it contains an...

Physicists Wonder: Why Has No One Been Killed by Dark Matter?

Dark matter “hairs,” which are described in a totally different theory paper about dark matter. Illustration: NASA/JPL-CaltechThe fact that no one has...

Oakland Becomes Third U.S. City to Ban Government Use of Face...

Photo: GettyOn Tuesday, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of facial recognition technology by the city, including its...

Congress Is One Step Closer to Sticking It to Robocallers

Rep. Frank Pallone introduced the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act with Rep. Greg WaldenPhoto: Associated PressA comprehensive robocall-fighting piece of legislation—that would help...

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization

In this photograph taken Saturday July 13, 2019, health workers wearing protective suits take their shift at a treatment center in Beni, Congo...

You Only Have Yourself to Blame If a Bird Attacks You

A red-winged blackbird showing off its red wings.Photo: Ryan F. MandelbaumBirds are generally smarter than you think they are. And if you...

Netflix Is Bleeding Customers for the First Time In Years

Image: NetflixNetflix, our collective trash heap of mostly unwatched or unwanted content, would like you to know that despite a tidal wave...