Bottlenose dolphins swimming off the Florida Everglades, beloved for zipping alongside lonely boaters in the remote bays and rivers chiseled out of the vast marshes, have the highest levels of mercury ever documented in the mammals, researchers have found.
But why that is may not be so easy to unravel.
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Time For Truth: (Miami Herald) – Bottlenose dolphins found with record-high levels of mercury
The Media Research Center (MRC) announces the findings of a new post-election poll on what actual voters thought about the media’s influence on the 2016 presidential race. The MRC/YouGov poll was conducted on November 9 and 10.
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Time For Truth: (News Busters) – 7 in 10 (69%) Voters do not believe the news media are honest and truthful
Rumors about WikiLeaks and Julian Assange are swirling around the internet so fast right now that it seems like each time I run a Google search to see if there is any news, several new theories have sprung up already. But this is a good thing. It shows those in control that the rest of us aren’t going to simply sit back, fret, and do nothing. We are going to make sure that Julian is okay. Whatever it takes.
Google has launched a new feature, fact check, which will add a label next to news stories in search results.
Fact check will appear with other news organisations in Google News and will, Google says, “shine a light on its efforts to divide fact from fiction”.
Attackers used an army of hijacked security cameras and video recorders to launch several massive internet attacks last week, prompting fresh concern about the vulnerability of millions of “smart” devicesin homes and businesses connected to the internet.
The assaults raised eyebrows among security experts both for their size and for the machines that made them happen. The attackers used as many as one million Chinese-made security cameras, digital video recorders and other infected devices to generate webpage requests and data that knocked their targets offline, security experts said. It is unclear whether the attackers had access to video feeds from the devices.
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Time For Truth: (Wall Street Journal) – Hackers Infect Army of Cameras, DVRs for Massive Internet Attacks