Most Americans don’t realize what companies can predict from their data

Every device that you use, every company you do business with, every online account you create – they all collect data about you and analyze it to figure out minute details of your life.

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How to Find Hidden Cameras and Spy Bugs (The Professional Way) – Sentel Tech Security

How to Find Hidden Cameras and Spy Bugs (The Professional Way) is an in depth guide on how to find and identify hidden cameras, GPS trackers, and secret audio bugs. The guide uses techniques that anyone can use, along with some low cost detectors that will find most any covert bug

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Scientists Are Using CRISPR to Make Spicy Tomatoes – Gastro Obscura

The humble tomato is about to get a makeover. Plant physiologists in Brazil and Ireland are researching how to use the gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 to create the world’s first spicy tomato.

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Gene engineers make super-size plants that are 40% larger – MIT Technology Review

Researchers hope to create a new “green revolution” by improving photosynthesis.

Genetic engineers in Illinois have designed tobacco plants that grow as much as 40% larger than usual. If similar changes can be made to soybeans or potatoes, it could increase food supplies—though you won’t see the new plants in fields for many years.

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People older than 65 share the most fake news, a new study finds – The Verge

Older Americans are disproportionately more likely to share fake news on Facebook, according to a new analysis by researchers at New York and Princeton Universities. Older users shared more fake news than younger ones regardless of education, sex, race, income, or how many links they shared. In fact, age predicted their behavior better than any other characteristic — including party affiliation.

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12 Surprising Uses for Vicks VapoRub

Find out the most surprising uses of Vicks in this helpful article.

Whenever I had a cold, those were my mom’s go-to remedies. She would make me a glass of hot water, honey, and brandy and then rub Vicks on my chest. I always felt instantly better (and slightly tipsy).

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What Facebook knows about you – Axios

On Facebook’s map of humanity, the node for “you” often includes vast awareness of your movements online and a surprising amount of info about what you do offline, too.

The big picture: Even when you’re cautious about sharing, Facebook’s dossier on you will be hefty. Facebook tackles its mission of “bringing the world closer together” by creating a map of humanity, and each of us represents a tiny node on this “social graph.”

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When I Give Someone Flowers, What Message is the Color Sending?

Are you sure you’re sending out the right message? Find out the colors of flowers and their meaning in this article.

A lot of people use flowers to express their feelings. Men, for example, declare their undying love to the women of their dreams by sending flowers. Whether it’s Valentine’s day, anniversary, birthday, a women will surely receive a bouquet of carefully arranged flowers.

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