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Venmo: how the payment app exposes our private lives

Venmo is unusual because it combines social media with financial transaction. It’s hard to gauge expectations of privacy<p>Anyone can track a Venmo user’s purchase history and glean a detailed profile – including their drug deals, eating habits and arguments – because the payment app lacks default …

Santa Barbara

Wait … is that a rule? Ten everyday grammar mistakes you might be making

Before their workshop at the NGV Art Book Fair in Melbourne, writing studio the Good Copy shares some tips<p>Should you use italics for movie titles? Do you put full stops inside or outside quotation marks? Is the Oxford comma for all lists … or just some lists? Should that ellipsis have had a space …

Grammar

How The Bacteria In Your Gut Could Be Used To Treat Mental Illness

New research finds that altering gut bacteria in mice changes the way their brains work.<p>The trillions of bacteria living in the human gut influence how our brain functions, our mood and behavior. Scientists have linked imbalances in this community of microbes to a range of psychiatric conditions, …

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A Controversial Rewrite For Rules To Protect Humans In Experiments

Throughout history, atrocities have been committed in the name of medical research.<p>Nazi doctors experimented on concentration camp prisoners. American doctors let poor black men with syphilis go untreated in the Tuskegee study. The list goes on.<p>To protect people participating in medical research, …

Google and NASA Have A New Quantum Computer

Meet the D-Wave 2X<p>It looks like the holiday season came early for Google’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab.<p>Google, NASA, and the Universities Space Research Association announced today that they’re getting the D-Wave 2X, the newest and most powerful quantum computer on the market. The 2X …

Apple, Microsoft, and Google vie for control of artificial intelligence market

Some of the technology industry’s biggest companies are waging a war over the way you interact with digital devices.<p>According to Reuters, Apple …

12 Found Guilty in 2006 Mumbai Bombings

An Indian court pronounced 12 men guilty on Friday for carrying out the 2006 series of train bombings in Mumbai.<p>The blasts killed 180 people and …

Crime

Moby Doesn't Care About Elvis but Would Have Dinner With Taylor Swift

What does the thoughtful vegan king of techno music and composition (who's gearing up to open his own restaurant in L.A.) like to eat?<p><i>Welcome to My Morning Routine, where we talk with musicians, actors, politicians, and athletes about the foods they start and end their days with—and everything in</i> …

5 Super-Refreshing Summer Vodka Cocktails to Make Now

<i>August is Vodkaaaah month. You know you want it.</i><p>Summer's end is practically around the corner.<p>That means it's time to squeeze every last drop of sunshine from the season. Where to start? How about with vodka cocktails that showcase summer's fleeting flavors? Fuzzy peaches, pineapple syrup and …