November 13, 2019

Fake news sites are using Amazon to hire their writers

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By Andrew Tarantola From engadget It appears that right wing websites that traffic in “alt-right” fake news are using Amazon’s Mechanical Turk system to recruit writers to produce content for them. The Mechanical Turk platform is an “odd-job board” where companies can hire random folks from the internet to perform a variety of menial online […]

NASA says liquid water may flow on Mars. What does it mean for life?

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By Miriam Kramer From Mashable NASA revealed on Monday the strongest evidence yet that liquid water occasionally still flows on Mars. Planetary scientists often say that researchers should “follow the water” when looking for extraterrestrial life, so finding clear data pointing to water flowing on Mars is a major discovery with possible implications for off-Earth […]

The Temptations: ‘Ball of Confusion’

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By John Skippings From Caribbean News Now I remember well, as I am sure many others of my generation do, that great singing group, The Temptations. Among their many hit songs, is their circa 1970 “Ball of Confusion (That’s What The World Is Today)”, reaching number two on the US R&B charts. Go here if […]