What Difference Does 0.5C Of Global Warming Make? A Hell Of A Lot

The world has reached a fork in the road with two paths ahead: a planet that’s 2°C warmer than pre-industrial levels and a planet that’s 1.5°C warmer. But what difference can a measly 0.5°C really make? It turns out, a hell of a lot. This is one of the key…

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California passes law that bans default passwords in connected devices

Good news! California has passed a law banning default passwords like “admin,” “123456” and the old classic “password” in all new consumer electronics starting in 2020. Every new gadget built in the state from routers to smart home tech will have to come with “reasonable” security features out of the…

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Five-Year Study Shows This Common Anti-Abortion Myth Has No Basis In Fact

As Ireland heads to the polls to vote on whether to repeal the country’s strict abortion laws, and the US deals with the return to a pro-life administration, a new study has found that a myth often cited by anti-abortion campaigners has no basis in fact. A common myth surrounding abortion is that…

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