Trump poses with Goya beans to distract us from the real issues

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Donald Trump doubled down on his family’s beans endorsement, even though it’s likely a federal ethics violation.  The president posted a photo promoting Goya on Instagram on Wednesday. In the photo, he gives two thumbs-up over a selection of Goya products in the Oval Office. The photo is not captioned […]

Elon Musk, Bill Gates’ Twitter accounts hacked to push crypto scam

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No, sending your bitcoin to a random digital address will not magically result in twice as much bitcoin being sent back to you.  And yet, the verified Twitter accounts of Elon Musk and major cryptocurrency exchanges were all promising that very thing Wednesday in what appears to be yet another […]

Google Meet adds ‘Zoom-bombing’ protection for educators

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The coronavirus pandemic has made video conferencing incredibly popular, but also given us a new term to learn: Zoom-bombing. It’s when anonymous users enter your video chat—in this case, on the Zoom Meetings service—and cause all sorts of disruption. This phenomenon is not limited to Zoom, however, so Google is […]

Ivanka Trump sparks bean memes after she posed with can of Goya beans

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Ivanka Trump, White House adviser and first daughter, decided to use her lofty position on Tuesday to promote Goya beans. Predictably, memes and jokes followed.  To be clear it’s not all funny: The photo, using Goya’s own tagline, almost certainly violated federal ethics regulations. A federal official like Trump, who […]

These unfired recycled bricks are building a revolution in sustainable construction

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Kenoteq is a closed loop circular economy company looking to recycle, reuse and make new innovative and sustainable building products. K-Briq, their flagship product created during research at the Heriot-Watt University, is a construction brick made from 90 percent construction waste. It also sits at only 13 percent of the […]

Tom Hanks describes the different coronavirus symptoms he and Rita Wilson suffered

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Back in March, Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson were two of the first celebrities to test positive for COVID-19.  But as the Oscar-winning actor tells Stephen Colbert in the clip above, their symptoms were actually very different. “Other than a headache, she had a higher fever than I […]

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