Maggie Sergio shares that the US Fish and Wildlife Service plans to drop 1.3 tons of rat poison onto the Farallon Islands to kill non-native mice. The mice are attracting threatened owls who also eat endangered petrel chicks. Says Maggie, "As I read the document I couldn't believe what was being contemplated. USFWS wants to use helicopters to drop 1.3 metric tons of brodifacoum (in the form of loose rat poison pellets) over the Farallon Islands, an area that has been designated as a National Wildlife Refuge. Nonnative mice are the issue."
Apple's Chief Security Officer Thomas Moyer was charged with bribery Tuesday after allegedly giving 200 iPads to local officials in exchange for concealed-carry gun licenses for Apple's security team. The Morgan Hill Times reports that others indicted included Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office Undersheriff Rick Sung, Capt. James Jensen, and local businessman Harpreet Chadha, also… READ THE REST
President Donald Trump's lesser failson Eric Trump claims his social media likes are being throttled and he thinks that's become the number one issue in politics over the past few weeks. READ THE REST
Welcome to the latest Silicon Valley sexism scandal: Verkada, a face-recognition startup where the men used the company's own cameras to harass women co-workers and received trivial discipline when caught. a sales director on the company's sales team abused their access to these cameras to take and post photos of colleagues in a Slack channel… READ THE REST
If you haven't already done a DNA test to find out about all the hidden nooks and crannies inside you (or your dog) that make you you, then you've certainly at least considered it. With just some spit in a tube, each of us can unlock all kinds of hidden information stashed away inside our… READ THE REST
If you'd told people 20 years ago that they would soon be able to buy a device that could control their home electronics, appliances, security, and even play their favorite songs or read them headlines, all through the power of their voice, they'd have been eager to get their hands on it. But while everybody… READ THE REST
We've all got some young minds on our holiday shopping list. Heck, buying for kids is a whole lot more fun than buying for adults anyway. Considering the wealth of gift possibilities out there, challenge yourself to only give your favorite youngsters gifts that will challenge their intellect and ingenuity. Not to mention, most of… READ THE REST