Dear subscriber, you are registered as a participant in a mass disturbance. Via Vice: That’s a text message that thousands of Ukrainian protesters spontaneously received on their cell phones today, as a new law prohibiting public demonstrations went into effect. It was the regime’s police force, sending protesters the perfectly dystopian text message to accompany […]

Ancient And Vulnerable: 25 Percent Of Sharks And Rays Risk Extinction

Rays “are actually worse off” than sharks, says a scientist who mostly blames fin soup and bycatch. Ancient And Vulnerable: 25 Percent Of Sharks And Rays Risk Extinction

12 Days After West Virginia Chemical Spill, Company Admits To Another Chemical

Yep, you read that right. Almost two weeks after a storage tank was discovered to be leaking 7,500 gallons of the coal-washing chemical Crude MCHM into the Elk River/water supply for nine counties in West Virginia, company officials finally disclosed yesterday that 300 gallons of another chemical, 12 Days After West Virginia Chemical Spill, Company […]

“Whole Foods Bans Produce Grown With Sludge. But Who Wins? : The Salt : NPR”

“Whole Foods Bans Produce Grown With Sludge. But Who Wins? : The Salt : NPR” “Whole Foods Bans Produce Grown With Sludge. But Who Wins? : The Salt : NPR”

Former West Virginia Miner: We’ve Been Dumping Those Chemicals In The Water For Decades

There’s a reason why Joe Stanley doesn’t drink the water. Former West Virginia Miner: We’ve Been Dumping Those Chemicals In The Water For Decades

Hackers Swiped 70,000 Records from Healthcare.gov in Four Minutes

After the bevy of problems Healthcare.gov encountered in its first few months of life, dumping one more onto the pile shouldn’t phase you all that much, right? Well, not if that hiccup is actually a gaping vulnerability—and one that can grant hackers access to over 70,0000 private records in just four minutes, at that. Hackers […]

Shooting at Purdue University leaves one dead, man in custody

(Reuters) – One person was shot to death on the campus of Indiana’s Purdue University on Tuesday, and a male suspect was in custody, authorities said.The shooting took place around noon local time (1800 Shooting at Purdue University leaves one dead, man in custody