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Do Not Vape Around Your Kids
Lifehacker.com

A new study by MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) researchers found that many parents perceive e-cigarettes to be safer than regular cigarettes. Parents who vape were much more likely to vape in their homes and cars with their children present than par… more…

The Punishing Ecstasy of Being a Reddit Moderator
Wired

Banishing zombies and tracking down Russia propaganda—on the front lines with the social site’s volunteer army. more…

Exploding Whales, Poisoned Porpoises: The Gruesome World of Cetacean Autopsies
Gizmodo.com

A dolphin post-mortem may not be everyone’s cup of tea. Many people have a soft spot for the highly intelligent cetaceans, so watching a recently deceased one get comprehensively dissected by tools including a pair of rudimentary garden shears can be tough. R… more…

Editorial Observer: Who Will Save the Rain Forest?
The New York Times

Indigenous leaders battle to save their land and their way of life. more…

Pentagon Opens Internal Inquiry of Acting Defense Chief’s Ties to Boeing
The New York Times

Patrick M. Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, last week at a Senate hearing. He spent 30 years in commercial aviation and business at Boeing before joining the Pentagon. more…

Dyson’s new V11 Torque Drive cordless vacuum is sleek, powerful, and surprisingly fun
Mashable

The future of vacuuming is cordless. A year after halting all new designs of its wired stand-up vacuums, Dyson has made good on its promise to only introduce new cordless dirt busters. Succeeding the Cyclone V10 is the new V11 Torque Drive handheld vacuum. As… more…

Anti-fracking campaigners warn of protests against Team Ineos at Tour de Yorkshire
BBC News

Anti-fracking campaigners say there will be protests against chemicals firm Ineos' takeover of Team Sky at this year's Tour de Yorkshire. more…

Team Sky become Team Ineos as new sponsor owned by Sir Jim Ratcliffe is confirmed
BBC News

Team Sky change their name to Team Ineos as they announce a new sponsor - a company owned by Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe. more…

Team Sky set to name new sponsor as Ineois, owned by Sir Jim Ratcliffe
BBC News

Team Sky are set to announce a new sponsor - owned by Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe. more…

U.S. jury hears more evidence as second phase of Roundup cancer trial begins
Reuters

A lawyer for a man who sued Bayer AG unit Monsanto after developing cancer on Wednesday told a jury about the company's alleged efforts to influence scientists and regulators, a day after the jury found Bayer's glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup to have cau… more…

China rescuers pull survivor from blast rubble as death toll rises
Reuters

Rescuers pulled a survivor from rubble early on Saturday in the wake of a massive explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China that flattened buildings, blew out windows more than a mile away and killed at least 64 people. more…

Planned U.S. oil storage boom faces new scrutiny after tank-farm fire
Reuters

A three-day petrochemical fire that spread a cancer-causing chemical and thick smoke over Houston suburbs this week has spurred calls for tougher safety regulations that could affect a nearly dozen crude-export terminals proposed for the U.S. Gulf Coast. more…

Exclusive: Germany to create fund to foil foreign takeovers after China moves
Reuters

Germany plans to pass legislation by the end of 2019 to create a state-owned fund that can protect key companies from takeovers by Chinese and other foreign firms, government sources said, in a marked shift from its "hands-off" approach to business. more…

Petrochemical Fire Reignites At Houston-Area Fuel Storage Facility
Npr.org

Officials say the new blaze was extinguished after about an hour. Amid a week of environmental mishaps, the Texas attorney general filed a lawsuit alleging violations of that state's clean air laws. more…

Household cleaning brand Mrs. Meyer's has introduced new body-care products into its lineup — here’s what to buy
Business Insider

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objecti… more…

6 vaginal hygiene myths you should stop believing now
Thisisinsider.com

Feminine hygiene products and services like douches, feminine sprays, and waxing are marketed as healthy ways to care for the vagina and vulva, but can cause more harm than good. The vagina is self-cleaning, so these products are unnecessary. Removing pubic h… more…

9 places in the US where kids can’t safely drink the water at school
Business Insider

Lead is a neurotoxin that's especially harmful to young, developing brains. But more than half of US schools haven't had their taps tested for lead. At schools that have been tested, more than a third of the taps were contaminated. Schools in cities like Port… more…

New Study Finds Coffee May Inhibit Drug-Resistant Prostate Cancer - Interesting Engineering
Interestingengineering.com

New Study Finds Coffee May Inhibit Drug-Resistant Prostate Cancer Interesting Engineering Coffee helps fight prostate cancer Millennium Post Promising new insight into how coffee compounds can inhibit prostate cancer New Atlas Coffee chemicals could curb pros… more…

NASA probe finds water-bearing minerals on Bennu | newkerala.com #115903 - New Kerala
Newkerala.com

NASA probe finds water-bearing minerals on Bennu | newkerala.com #115903 New Kerala NASA's plan to scoop up dirt from asteroid hits a snag CGTN The Smallest, Farthest Worlds Ever Explored By NASA Are Really Weird NDTV News Evidence of water, particle plumes d… more…

NASA spacecraft finds evidence of water on near-Earth asteroid Bennu - THE WEEK
Theweek.in

NASA spacecraft finds evidence of water on near-Earth asteroid Bennu THE WEEK The Smallest, Farthest Worlds Ever Explored By NASA Are Really Weird NDTV News Evidence of water, particle plumes discovered on asteroid Bennu: NASA The Shillong Times Evidence of w… more…

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