Scientists find cocaine in shrimps

Image copyright King's College London Image caption Researchers collected freshwater shrimp from rivers in Suffolk Scientists found cocaine in freshwater shrimps when testing rivers for chemicals, a study said. Researchers at King's College London, in…

Remote Code Execution on most Dell computers

What computer do you use? Who made it? Have you ever thought about what came with your computer? When we think of Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerabilities in mass, we might think of vulnerabilities in…

A Conspiracy To Kill IE6 • Chris Zacharias

May 1, 2019 The bittersweet consequence of YouTube’s incredible growth is that so many stories will be lost underneath all of the layers of new paint. This is why I wanted to tell the story…

Gavin Williamson sacked over Huawei leak

Image copyright Reuters Gavin Williamson has been sacked as defence secretary following an inquiry into a leak from a top-level National Security Council meeting. Downing Street said the PM had "lost confidence in his ability…

On Monks and Email

April 29th, 2019 · 4 comments Medieval monks thought a lot about thinking. As University of Georgia history professor Jamie Kreiner elaborates in a recent Aeon article: “Their job, more than anything else, was to…

The mobile-home trap: How a Warren Buffett empire…

Billionaire philanthropist Warren Buffett controls a mobile-home empire that promises low-income borrowers affordable houses. But all too often, it traps those owners in high-interest loans and rapidly depreciating homes. First of a series EPHRATA, Grant…

The Race to Develop the Moon

In January, the China National Space Administration landed a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, the side we can’t see from Earth. Chang’e-4 was named for a goddess in Chinese mythology, who lives…

Ask HN: Who is hiring? (May 2019)

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