YouTube adds fact checks to search results on sensitive topics

YouTube is launching new information panel that will appear when users search for controversial topics. The text boxes will appear at the top of search results and will offer fact checks from verified partners to help combat the spread of misinformation.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/07/youtube-fact-check-information-panel/

What is seafood fraud? Dangerous—and running rampant, report finds

If you order a filet of snapper at a restaurant, you probably expect to be served snapper. But a new report suggests there’s a strong chance you’ll be getting something else.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/03/study-finds-seafood-mislabeled-illegal/

Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme parks will open earlier than expected

We now know when to book our tickets to Disney’s brand-new Star Wars theme parks. The company announced today that it will open Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge on May 31st in Florida’s Disney World Resort and on August 29th at Disneyland in California.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/7/18254818/disney-star-wars-galaxys-edge-theme-park-open-date-may-august-2019

Inside a Fukushima reactor: How VR gave me a scary-real experience

I’m inside of one of the reactors at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, site of the worst nuclear disaster in history. It’s pitch black, with only a flashlight to light my way. I glide over a metal catwalk, heading deeper into the reactor.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.cnet.com/news/inside-a-fukushima-reactor-how-vr-gave-me-a-scary-real-experience/