Month: October 2018

Why science can’t replace religion

John Gray on the myths the “New Atheists” tell themselves. I’m what you’d call an agnostic. I don’t know if God exists, but the question is probably unanswerable, so I’m… »

The myth of poisoned Halloween candy

Poison, pins, and needles in Halloween candy? It’s probably a hoax. Every Halloween, parents around the country warn their children about something truly scary: poison, pins, and needles in Halloween… »

How geotagged photos harm nature

What happens when nature goes viral? Horseshoe Bend used to be a little-known roadside view of the Colorado River in Page, Arizona. But if you look at yearly satellite images… »

Nicola Sturgeon announces tighter household measures as PM says England’s new restrictions ‘likely to remain in force for six months’ Boris Johnson sets out new Covid restrictions at ‘perilous turning… »

A dossier of evidence detailing how the online ad targeting industry profiles Internet users’ intimate characteristics without their knowledge or consent has been published today by the Irish Council for… »

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