Facebook foils political influence campaigns originating in Iran, Russia ahead of U.S. midterms

A view of the Facebook logo on a computer.(Photo: Ted Aljibe, AFP/Getty Images) SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook says it foiled political influence campaigns originating out of Iran and Russia that targeted U.S. users ahead of the midterm elections. The campaigns, which mimicked previous Kremlin-linked efforts to stir political discord around hot-button issues, also targeted users in the U.K., the Middle East and […]

Altcoins See Red, While Bitcoin Shows Dogged Resilience

The crypto markets are somewhat bearish today, August 21, with virtually all of the top twenty coins by market cap seeing losses of 3-6 percent on average, as Coin360 data shows. Bitcoin (BTC) continues to show relative resilience – the top coin nonetheless continues to trade below the $6,500 price point. Despite a short-lived market […]

3 Ways to Ripen a Tomato Without Ruining It

Even during peak tomato season, sometimes the only ones you can find are a little too firm, and missing the deep-red glow synonymous with a perfectly ripe tomato. But just because it’s a little underripe when you purchase it doesn’t mean all hope is lost. Tomatoes are one of a handful of fruits that continue […]

Asia Argento: #MeToo figurehead denies sexual assault of minor

Image copyright AFP Image caption Asia Argento: “No sex with Bennett” Italian actress Asia Argento, a leader of the #MeToo movement, has strongly denied an allegation of sexual assault. Legal documents seen by the New York Times were reported to show she paid former co-star Jimmy Bennett $380,000 (£298,000) after he accused her of sexually […]

Darksiders 3 Interview: Fury, Switch, and the Seven Deadly Sins

It’s been six years, but Darksiders is finally set to make a comeback this autumn in the shape of the Fury-fronted Darksiders 3. Developed by US code house Gunfire Games, the hack-’n-slash sequel pits the whip-wielding heroine against the Seven Deadly Sins. Monsters embodying the capital vices have taken up residence on a war-torn Earth, […]

Sassy – 7 year old female Cross-Breed dog for adoption

Sassy – 7 year old female Cross-Breed Safe Rescue | August 21, 2018 | Sassy is a 7 year old smallish crossbreed possibly a bit of bearded Collie in there somewhere. Sassy is fostered in Norwich (FR058). Sassy was brought to the UK and adopted around five years ago. Sadly she has been passed around […]

Archie – 2 year old male Cross-Breed dog for adoption

Archie – 2 year old male Cross-Breed Safe Rescue | August 21, 2018 | Archie is a small Cross-Breed of around two years old. Archie is a fostered in Marsham (FR001). Archie survived the deadly distemper when he was young and has been left blinded in one eye by the ravaging disease. Please […]