On the lovely beach of Mar del Plata in Argentina, 250 miles south of Buenos Aires, thousands of white translucent orbs started to appear all along the beach this past weekend. These large pearl-esque objects were actually snail eggs. They are embryos of the carnivorous snail Adelomelon brasiliana, which lives near the coast of southern Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina and can grow up to 8 inches in length. Though it is not uncommon to find these snail eggs occasionally on the beaches in southern South America, this multitude is very unusual.
In Nordelta, an upscale suburb of Buenos Aires, Argentina, capybara's have been finding a new home. Capybara's are giant South American rodent species weighing roughly 120 lbs. and 3 feet in height and hordes of them have decided they would like to share the neighborhood with the people, mostly because there is no place else… READ THE REST
The Distributed Denial of Secrets Twitter account has published links to terabytes of data identified as raw data from the Cayman National Bank and Trust; Phineas Fisher (previously), the public-interest hacker(s) behind the Hacking Team breach, is credited with the leak. READ THE REST
Mark Zuckerberg has told the governments of the United Kingdom, Canada, Argentina, Australia and Ireland that he is "not available" for a planned hearing on political disinformation and Facebook. READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Like us, you love a holiday jam or two. Voices singing "Let's be jolly?" We eat that up. Choir bells ringing? Can't get enough. Marshmallows for toasting and caroling out in the snow?… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. New year, new you! And perhaps a new iPad is in the cards for 2023, but if you're working with a strict budget, there's nothing wrong with opting for a slightly… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. December is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year for everyone, but it definitely doesn't feel that way, even when you are practicing sufficient self-care. Between the stress of… READ THE REST