A Dangerous Toxin From Pond Scum Can Go Airborne, Study Finds

A Dangerous Toxin From Pond Scum Can Go Airborne, Study Finds

A potent toxin released by algae blooms has the potential to become airborne, recent research suggests. In what’s said to be a first, the study found traces of the toxin in the air near pond water in Massachusetts. Though it’s unclear whether this and similar toxins are harmful to people…

Star Wars: Clone Wars’ Must-Watch Chapters

Star Wars: Clone Wars’ Must-Watch Chapters

This week, the Clone War begins…again! But we’re not returning to the 3DCG battlefields of Lucasfilm’s beloved, iconic animated series (not until Bad Batch, at least). Instead, Disney+ is finally taking us back a long, long time ago — to 2003, to re-experience our first animated taste of one of…

Physicists Think They have Spotted a Very Rare Black Hole

Physicists Think They have Spotted a Very Rare Black Hole

On August 30, 1995, 10-billion-year-old light from the early universe finally hit the Compton Gamma-ray Observatory, which was circling in Earth orbit. An Australian research team is now reporting that the gamma-ray burst contained evidence of an exceedingly rare intermediate-mass black hole, the sort that would help fill a hole…

ICE Is Reportedly Using OnStar Location Data to Track Suspects

ICE Is Reportedly Using OnStar Location Data to Track Suspects

Police in the U.S., including officials with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE), have been accessing vehicle location data provided by car parts manufacturers, a new report from Forbes reveals. Documents reviewed by the news outlet show police using this data to track suspects involved in criminal investigations.