Twitter Reports Progress in Shutting Down ISIS Accounts

Twitter Reports Progress in Shutting Down ISIS Accounts (ABC News) Twitter’s pledge to eradicate terrorist-related accounts on its site has made great strides since the social media company devoted more resources to reviewing flagged reports and following through with suspending accounts, the company said today. Since the middle of 2015, Twitter said it has suspended more than 125,000 accounts, many …

Worst Passwords of 2015 has been revealed

Many people do use weak passwords for them to remember easily without knowing that these can effortlessly be cracked by hackers resulting to security breaches. The SplashData, a password management firm, has released yearly list of the 25 worst passwords. The process of collecting is based on more than 20 million passwords globally that were leaked over the last year. …

Filipina Entrepreneur shortlisted to join Mars One mission

Filipina entrepreneur Jaymee del Rosario is one of two Filipinas in the final 100 selection to join the “Mars One” project, a mission which intends to send humans on a oneway trip to Mars to colonize the planet, it was announced Friday during a press conference in Quezon city, Manila. More than 200,000 candidates applied but the group was whittled …

Here’s why it’s difficult to stay off Facebook, in case you wondered!

Have you ever shut down your Facebook account, only to meekly log back in a week later? Researchers have explored the factors that prevent users from logging off the social networking site permanently. Using survey data provided by 99daysoffreedom.com – an online campaign that encouraged participants to log off Facebook for 99 days – researchers at Cornell University honed in on those …

TIMELESS – One Night Concert of Joey Albert

A Filipino pop and jazz singer, musician, lyricist, and songwriter Maria Josefina Albert better known as Joey Albert is an alumna of St. Theresa’s College Manila and Assumption College San Lorenzo who earned a degree in Communication Arts. She began her professional singing career in 1982. She is an award winning singer and has produced several albums. Later in her …

Bill Gates launches multi – billion dollar clean energy fund

New York (CNNMoney) — Bill Gates has pulled together a multinational band of investors to put billions into clean energy. The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist is set to announce his latest endeavor, the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, at the climate change summit in Paris alongside President Obama and French President Francois Hollande. The fund will be fed by a group that …

Scientists in University of California create Malaria-Blocking Mosquitoes

Malaria is a life-threatening blood disease caused by parasites and is transmitted to humans by the Anopheles mosquito. Once bitten, parasites multiply in the host’s liver before infecting and destroying red blood cells. Scientists in the U.S say that they’ve generated a new strain of mosquito that could help eliminate malaria. The University of California researchers used a gene editing …

They Decided to Plant 800-Year-Old Seeds. What Grew Is Absolutely Incredible

Most foods, with the exception of honey and Twinkies, have expiration dates. Natural foods, like fruits and vegetables, slowly rot away over time, but what about their seeds? Surely those have an expiration date, right? Students from Winnipeg, Canada recently discovered a stash of 800-year-old seeds while on an archaeological dig. The mysterious seeds, once planted, grew into a rare …