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Facebook hack exposes 50 million accounts

TicToc by Bloomberg on Twitter: "Within hours of Facebook's announcement that nearly 50 million accounts were compromised by hackers, a class-action suit against the social media giant was filed by users in California… https://t.co/mGFJ48UQ0C"

TicToc by Bloomberg on Twitter: “Within hours of Facebook’s announcement that nearly 50 million accounts were compromised by hackers, a class-action suit against the social media giant was filed by users in California… https://t.co/mGFJ48UQ0C”https://twitter.com/tictoc/status/1045945097223905281“Within hours of Facebook’s announcement that nearly 50 million accounts were compromised by hackers, a class-action suit against the social media giant was filed by users in California https://t.co/BST7uaLYwG”

Facebook Now Suppresses Untrustworthy Sites to Weed out Fake News

What an excruciatingly miniscule amount of effort for the largest social media platform. But then again, not all members of this community are human beings. Followers you say? Technically they’re bots. Just like their master! Clearly he’s not human. </donvy>

Facebook Now Suppresses Untrustworthy Sites to Weed out Fake News

Facebook Now Suppresses Untrustworthy Sites to Weed out Fake Newshttps://www.idropnews.com/news/fast-tech/facebook-will-suppress-certain-news-sites-weed-fake-news/70562/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=05042018&utm_term=NewsletterDuring a speech this week at Menlo Park, California’s Rosewood Sand Hill hotel, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced to an audience of high-ranking media executives that his company’s platform has begun ranking news organizations and their pages based on “trustworthiness,” in what appears to be the social media-giant’s next foray into combating so-called “fake news.”

Legal weed in California: A consumer’s guide

Legal weed in California: A consumer's guide

Legal weed in California: A consumer’s guidehttp://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-ca-cannabis-consumer-guide-20180420-htmlstory.htmlThe recreational use of marijuana became legal in California on Jan. 1. The state is now home to the country’s largest legal pot market. From how to buy it to where to smoke it, your guide to legal pot in California.

Which museums are taking part in the upcoming free-admission day? Here’s the complete list

Which museums are taking part in the upcoming free-admission day? Here&apos;s the complete list - LA Times

Which museums are taking part in the upcoming free-admission day? Here&apos;s the complete list – LA Timeshttp://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-free-museums-day-20180102-story.htmlDozens of Southern California museums will offer free admission on Jan. 28, saving upward of $25 per person. Here’s who’s participating in the Museums Free-for-All.

12 Elegant Gifts for the Style Maven

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14 Gift Ideas for the Creative Person

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San Francisco-based artist creates cartoonish shadows for street objects

San Francisco-based artist creates cartoonish shadows for street objects | DesignFaves

San Francisco-based artist creates cartoonish shadows for street objects | DesignFaveshttps://www.designfaves.com/2017/11/san-francisco-based-artist-creates-cartoonish-shadows-for-street-objects#refnlMonsters don’t exist… and this has been the reality of most people for most of their lives. But if you walk around the area of Redwood City in California, you just might rethink everything you know about monsters. Damon Belanger’s new art project is a mixture of “transformation and surprise.” His idea was to paint playful monster imitations as shadows of random street objects like the mailbox, bike rack, benches, and meters.

More to Alzheimer’s disease than just amyloid plaques

More to Alzheimer’s disease than just amyloid plaques

More to Alzheimer’s disease than just amyloid plaqueshttp://today.mims.com/more-to-alzheimers-disease-than-just-amyloid-plaques?elq_mid=33953&elq_cid=26170APOE4 carriers have a one in 10 chance of developing AD by the age of 65; and a 50% chance by the time they hit 85. As such, these patients are doing everything they can to prevent the disease. Supplements such as gingko bilboa and omega-3 are being consumed by the truck-load. Ketogenic diets and episodic fasting have also gained popularity over the years — in hopes that it will delay the onset of dementia.
Dr Robert Mahley, an Alzheimer’s researcher in the University of California who first discovered the APOE4 gene remains skeptical, however. “The data, I must say, is soft… It’s very hard to prove these lifestyle things. Lifestyle is a soft science, and nutrition is a soft science — because people respond to diets very differently.”
However, for these patients, even tiny bits of hope are bright lights against the bleak reality.