Experts: Deleted online info never actually goes away
NEW YORK — The Ashley Madison hack is a big reminder to all Web users: If you submit private data online, chances are it will never fully be deleted.
The hackers, who stole the data about a month ago and then posted it online this week, claimed in a statement that part of the reason for the theft was Ashley Madison’s fraudulent promise to fully delete users’ information if they paid the company a $19 fee.
Time Waster - ‘Rumble in the Soup’
You remember that time you were eating soup and all the ingredients began attacking the laser-packing rubber ducky in the broth? No? Well, clearly you aren’t playing “Rumble in the Soup.” This is a simple shooter with a bizarre premise that is nothing but fun.
This is a mouse-only game, which means you can play with a touchpad if you want, but it’s going to be more difficult.
Making use of business trip downtime with apps
One way to make the most of limited downtime when you’re traveling is to load your phone with mobile apps and get comfortable using them.
That’s the strategy used by Todd Kuhns, video producer for Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri, whose work interviewing students, faculty and alumni for the school’s YouTube channel has taken him to nine cities in the past two months, including Rome and Venice.
Time Waster - ‘Whine About It’
Buzzfeed is where your mom or annoying friend goes to find all the crap they repost constantly on social media. However, it is also home to one of the brightest shining stars of the internet: Matt Bellasai. He is the brainchild behind “Whine About It,” a weekly segment where Matt gets drunk at his desk and complains.
He pours an entire bottle of wine into a single glass, proceeds to drink it and then gripes.
Methane-powered tractor could cut costs, emissions
VENARIA REALE, Italy — Luca Remmert’s dream of running a self-sustainable farm is within sight. He produces energy from corn and grain near the northern Italian city of Turin and hopes in the not too distant future to run all of his eight tractors on methane generated at the farm.
Remmert’s 450-hectare (1,100-acre) La Bellotta farm has been testing a second-generation prototype of what will be the first tractor to run on methane, the T6 by New Holland Agriculture.
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