Category: Science & Technology

Check The Hot Pockets In Your Freezer Because 381 Tons Are Being Recalled For Being Stuffed With More Than Just Cheese And Meat

Is your freezer stuffed with Hot Pockets? Congrats on still being single! Also, you might want to check the codes on the box because approximately 762,615 pounds of Hot Pockets are stuffed with more than just processed meats and questionable…

‘Saved By The Bell’ Star Dustin Diamond Diagnosed With Stage 4 Cancer: ‘Prayers Are Appreciated’

Noel Vasquez/Getty Images Earlier this week, there was speculation that Saved by the Bell star Dustin Diamond had cancer. The frightening speculation became an even more terrifying realization when the Samuel “Screech” Powers actor received a stage 4 cancer diagnosis.…

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Releases Statement On Decision To Ban Donald Trump

Getty Exactly one week after both the insurrection at the Capitol in Washington D.C. and Twitter’s removal of twice impeached President Donald Trump from their platform, Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey has released a full statement discussing the company’s…

WhatsApp Forces Users to Share Data with Facebook

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2 Million Pages Of CIA Declassified ‘Black Vault’ Documents About UFOs Now Available Online

  iStockphoto / MARHARYTA MARKO   The Central Intelligence Agency declassified a massive trove of UFO documents, and now you can access everything that the CIA has made available publicly. The gigantic release of approximately 2.2 million pages of previously…

Tasty Tune Tuesday 1/12: The Eighth Edition Is A Cross-Genre Assortment That Flow Together

After break last week, we’re back with another edition of Tasty Tune Tuesday to kick off this year’s playlists! On the third day of every week, I’ll drop ten songs that tickle my eardrums. Variety of tracks will range from…

Social media giants have finally confronted Trump’s lies. But why wait until there was a riot in the Capitol?

Amid the chaos in the US Capitol, stoked largely by rhetoric from President Donald Trump, Twitter has locked his account, with 88.7 million followers, for 12 hours. Facebook and Instagram quickly followed suit, locking Trump’s accounts — with 35.2 million…

Curious Kids: how does the Sun make such pretty colours at sunsets and sunrises?

How does the Sun make such pretty colours at sunsets and sunrises? — Aisling, age 7, Mount Gambier, South Australia Hi Aisling. Thank you for this super interesting question! We love watching all the pretty colours of sunsets and sunrises.…

The Christmas gifts that keep giving (your data away) — and how to prevent this

With the festive season having come to a close, consumers the world over will be playing with a variety of new tech toys. In recent years, the most popular gadgets sold on Amazon have included a variety of smartphones, wearable…

Look up! Your guide to some of the best meteor showers for 2021

The best meteor showers are a spectacular sight but, unfortunately, 2021 starts with a whimper. Moonlight this January will wash out the first of the big three — the Quadrantids (seen above in 2020). After that, the year just gets…

9 tips to give yourself the best shot at sticking to new year’s resolutions

For many cultures, the dawn of the new year is marked not only with celebration, but also the opportunity for personal reflection and growth. But as the year progresses, our initial drive for self-betterment can falter. The good news is…

3 fallacies that blighted this year’s COVID commentary — have you fallen foul of any of them?

Throughout the pandemic we have seen a deluge of outright lies, conspiracy theories and pseudoscience from various peddlers of self-interest. But to a philosopher like me, more vexing than these calculated cases of disinformation has been the amount of sloppy…

The less equal we become, the less we trust science, and that’s a problem

In mid November, South Dakota emergency room nurse Jodi Doering tweeted her experience of caring for dying patients. Many, she said, were denying the existence of COVID-19 until their final breaths. Their last dying words are “this can’t be happening,…

Quantum philosophy: 4 ways physics will challenge your reality

Imagine opening the weekend paper and looking through the puzzle pages for the Sudoku. You spend your morning working through this logic puzzle, only to realise by the last few squares there’s no consistent way to finish it. “I must…