Facebook's 'Clear History' Tool Doesn't Clear Shit
When we talk about Facebook’s myriad foibles and fuckups, we’re usually laying the blame on things that happen within the Big Blue App, or, increasingly, the social network’s CEO. What’s less discussed are the company’s ties to the potentia ...
reddit | Technology | 54 secs ago
 
The hottest known exoplanet has a perpetual dayside that's so scorching hot (7,800°F or 4,300°C, hotter than some stars) that it tears molecules apart, which then reform on the planet's nightside. Scientists also found a mysterious, offset hotspot that should be at high noon, but inexplicably isn't.
The dayside of this scorching world is so hot that it splits hydrogen molecules in twain. But don’t worry, they can recombine after migrating to the planet’s cooler nightside.
reddit | Science | 2 mins ago
 
Michigan inmate serving 60-year sentence for selling weed requests clemency
Michael Thompson, 68, has been in prison since 1996 for selling weed to an informant. Guns were also found in his home after his arrest.
reddit | World | 3 mins ago
 
Tory MP criticised over plan to speak at event with far right figures
Daniel Kawczynski to attend Rome event with hard right, anti-immigration speakers
theguardian | Top Stories | 6 mins ago
 
FBI warns criminals are spoofing its number to scam people
Calls are part of a Social Security scam, officials warned
independent | World | 6 mins ago
 
'The Home Office is destroying their lives': Father-of-two set to be deported to Jamaica after being 'unlawfully' detained
Exclusive: Second charter flight to Caribbean since Windrush scandal set to leave within weeks
independent | UK | 6 mins ago
 
Man arrested after three bodies stored in coffins found inside Manchester house
independent | UK | 6 mins ago
 
Climate change: Worst emissions scenario 'misleading'
Scientists should stop using the very worst predictions for carbon emissions, a study suggests.
bbc | Science | 7 mins ago
 
Donald Trump Jr to speak at world's largest trophy hunt convention
First son to sell a bid for a hunting trip with him in Alaska during convention next week
independent | World | 13 mins ago
 
France to ban culling of unwanted male chicks by end of 2021
Billions of unwanted male chicks are killed by poultry and egg producers around the world every year.
bbc | World | 14 mins ago
 
Croydon stabbing victim’s family ‘beyond heartbroken’
Relatives pay tribute to Louis Johnson, 16, who was murdered at busy London railway station
theguardian | UK | 15 mins ago
 
Lungs 'magically' heal damage from smoking
The effect has even been seen in people who had smoked for 40 years.
bbc | Health | 15 mins ago
 
EU countries could ban telecoms operators deemed a security risk from critical parts of 5G infrastructure under guidelines issued Wednesday, amid US pressure to shut out Chinese giant Huawei. The EU plan, which closely mirrors rules set out by Britain allowing a limited role for Huawei
EU countries could ban telecoms operators deemed a security risk from critical parts of 5G infrastructure under guidelines issued Wednesday, amid US pressure to shut out Chinese giant Huawei.
reddit | Technology | 15 mins ago
 
LA fire: Firefighters try to reach people inside high-rise building engulfed in flames
independent | World | 19 mins ago
 
Calvin Klein perfume 'big hit' with Banham Zoo's big cats
Keepers say that Calvin Klein perfume is particular hit with all the big cats at the zoo.
bbc | Top Stories | 20 mins ago
 
"That's it, it's all over, finished" Brexit Party delegation wave union flags and cheer at the end of Nigel Farage's speech, prompting a rebuke, as MEPs prepare to say goodbye to UK colleagues
“"That's it, it's all over, finished" Brexit Party delegation wave union flags and cheer at the end of Nigel Farage's speech, prompting a rebuke, as MEPs prepare to say goodbye to UK colleagues https://t.co/Jcb11gA4u7 https://t.co/mL ...
reddit | Politics | 20 mins ago
 
Scottish government wins vote to keep EU flag flying over Holyrood
Vote reverses decision by the parliamentary body that flag should be lowered on Brexit day
theguardian | Politics | 28 mins ago
 
Kobe Bryant death: Nearby door cams capture noise of fatal helicopter crash
The sound of the helicopter rotor blades can be heard clearly, before ending abruptly with a dull thud
independent | World | 30 mins ago
 
'It's my link to outside world': BBC to review Red Button cuts amid claims it would discriminate against elderly and vulnerable
‘Shutting this down could plunge millions of us who aren’t online into social isolation overnight,’ user says
independent | UK | 30 mins ago
 
Second UK venue cancels show by US preacher Franklin Graham
Sheffield Arena joins ACC Liverpool in shunning Graham over homophobic views
theguardian | UK | 31 mins ago
 
Mighty Ducks star Shaun Weiss-- "displayed symptoms of being under the influence of methamphetamine"
The former child star was arrested Sunday by Marysville, Calif. police.
reddit | Entertainment | 33 mins ago
 
Final stage before Brexit done as European Parliament approves Boris Johnson's deal
independent | UK | 35 mins ago
 
Would you recognise this man without his name tag?
Brad Pitt attended the Oscars nominee luncheon wearing a notable accessory: a name tag letting everyone know he’s, well, Brad Pitt
theguardian | Top Stories | 35 mins ago
 
Pentagon says 50 US troops injured in Iranian attack
The Pentagon announcement comes after President Trump dismissed the injuries as "headaches".
bbc | World | 36 mins ago
 
Coronavirus: Whole world 'must take action', warns WHO
The World Health Organization will hold a further emergency meeting on the coronavirus on Thursday.
bbc | World | 36 mins ago
 
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