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I’m going to shock you: facts and fakes in ads

When Facebook and its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, let it leak that the website would not even attempt to monitor politicians’ (purchased) ads for lies, a lot of people got righteously mad. One of them was Elizabeth Warren, who has openly … Continue reading

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If a dog shoots a human, whose fault is it?

Easy. From 538 Significant Digits: 1 gun-toting dog Puppies aren’t usually known for being violent, but caretaker Tina Springer was accidentally shot by a 7-month-old yellow Labrador while both were waiting in a car for a train to pass in … Continue reading

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I never buy from Amazon. Two new reasons in support

From 538 Significant Digits: 8 pages During its failed establishment of a second headquarters in New York City, Amazon reportedly kept a “burn book” — “an eight-page, bullet-pointed, Calibri font testimony” of what the company saw as insults from politicians … Continue reading

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