Scientists warn that soot from polluted air is reaching the placenta of pregnant women, possibly harming the health of unborn babies. Tiny carbon particles released by the burning of fossil fuels enter a woman’s bloodstream when she breathes polluted air, said a research team at Queen Mary University of LondonRead More →

Facebook has sought access to personal financial data conveyed through its Messenger program between users of the social media platform and financial institutions, according to The Wall Street Journal.  The report comes as Facebook continues to face scrutiny for its handling of consumer information after political consulting firm Cambridge AnalyticaRead More →

A Utah girl’s sneaky shopping spree is gaining widespread attention online after her cousin shared the story on Twitter. Ria Diyaolu tweeted a photo her 6-year-old cousin, Kaitlin, standing on the sidewalk with several Amazon boxes that were just dropped off by a delivery man. Kaitlin looks very pleased withRead More →

In continuing “Does Big Brother have too much of our data?” news: John Hancock, a US life insurance company, announced on Wednesday that all policies will now give incentives for people to send the company fitness tracker and other wellness data. The company “will stop underwriting traditional life insurance andRead More →