We killed the cigarette. What we got in return is mango-flavored nicotine in ‘party mode.’ – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/we-killed-the-cigarette-what-we-got-in-return-is-mango-flavored-nicotine-in-party-mode/2018/08/08/bf4db3a8-8b8a-11e8-8aea-86e88ae760d8_story.html?utm_term=.5055628e9592Juul puts a cool new gloss on smoking that teenagers might find, well, addicting.
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“Always be nice to anyone who has access to your toothbrush.”
The Equalizer 2 (2018) – IMDbhttps://www.imdb.com/title/tt3766354/Directed by Antoine Fuqua. With Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Ashton Sanders, Orson Bean. Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?
Hands off my data! 15 more default privacy settings you should change on your TV, cellphone plan, LinkedIn and more.
From LinkedIn and Yahoo to TVs and WiFi routers, these are default data privacy settings worth changing – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/06/15/hands-off-my-data-15-more-default-privacy-settings-you-should-change-on-your-tv-cellphone-plan-linkedin-and-more/?utm_term=.d8e5a3bb4925Default privacy settings often aren’t very private. Our tech columnist is back with Round 2 of his clickable guide to improving your privacy on all sorts of devices and online services.
Facebook is under fire and may face fines — again — for potentially mishandling users’ data – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/06/04/facebook-is-under-fire-and-may-face-fines-once-again-for-potentially-mishandling-users-data/?utm_term=.a5c5bd18f223Facebook’s arrangements with Amazon, Apple, BlackBerry and Samsung that allowed their devices to access data from the social network’s users could further expose Facebook to steep fines and other penalties.
European lawmakers told Mark Zuckerberg they could regulate — or break up — Facebook – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/05/22/zuckerberg-european-parliament-facebook-testimony/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.da7dec2dfcd2Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is set to field tough questions Tuesday from European policymakers who are investigating the social network’s recent privacy mishaps.
Facebook data dispute reportedly prompts WhatsApp founder’s exithttps://www.engadget.com/2018/04/30/jan-koum-whatsapp-facebook/WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum is leaving Facebook. Sources told The Washington Post that he’s splitting after clashing with the messaging service’s parent company, Facebook, over its desire to use WhatsApp’s user data and weaken its encryption.
‘Civilizations’ is the most ambitious story about art ever told on television – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/tv/civilizations-is-the-most-ambitious-story-about-art-ever-told-on-television/2018/04/16/0f3480da-417c-11e8-bba2-0976a82b05a2_story.html?utm_term=.7cab5cac8621The first episode of an unprecedented nine-part global history of art begins airing Tuesday on PBS.
Thousands of Android apps may be illegally tracking children, study finds – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/04/16/thousands-of-android-apps-may-be-illegally-tracking-children-study-finds/?utm_term=.6aa8b1d0ca1bSome of the apps in question included Disney’s “Where’s My Water?” Gameloft’s “Minion Rush” and Duolingo, the language learning app.
Facebook is now in the data-privacy spotlight. Could Google be next? – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/04/11/facebook-is-now-in-the-data-privacy-spotlight-could-google-be-next/?utm_term=.aeee8be65182The search giant gathers a lot more data on us than Mark Zuckerberg’s social network. Who let Google off the hook? The titan of search, smartphones and Web browsing makes more money off its users than Facebook does, gathers more of their data and covers parts of their lives that Facebook can only dream of, Google documents show: what websites they’ve looked at, what places they’ve visited, and many (if not all) of their searches, calendars, documents and emails.
Edible glitter is suddenly everywhere, from pizza and bagels to gravy – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/voraciously/wp/2018/04/03/sparkly-pizza-bagels-and-gravy-nothing-is-safe-from-edible-glitters-reach/?utm_term=.fba14d6cf56eFirst things first: There is a difference between “edible” and “nontoxic” glitter. This is an important distinction you will need to remember if you want to participate in what is shaping up to be one of 2018’s biggest and most controversial trends: decorating everything from cookies to pizza with a sprinkling of shiny sparkles. And no, it’s not the kind you buy in the craft aisle.