Airlines have the right to refuse a passenger suspected of having Ebola. But if you're sick with a contagious disease, what are your rights when it comes to canceling and refunds?
The world's largest food company is requiring all of its suppliers of dairy, meat, poultry and egg products to comply with tighter animal welfare standards. Animal rights groups applaud the move.
Twitter wants to grow its user base by exposing its users to new content. Their strategy, if you haven't heard already: Inserting tweets into your feed from people you don’t follow.
"For example, I may not follow CNN, but I may start seeing tweets from CNN in my feed because people that I do follow like CNN, and they’re engaging with those tweets," says Kurt Wagner, who covers social media at Re/code. "It enables them to target you more efficiently with ads," says Wagner.
Judging from a somewhat scathing initial response, Twitter could risk losing some users. Many people enjoy using Twitter because they’re able to filter the content that they’re most interested in seeing, says Wagner.
"I think that’s going to rub some people the wrong way," adds Wagner. "They’ll feel like they’re losing control over what they see."
Looking for extraterrestrial smog may be a good way to search for alien intelligence, according to a Harvard researcher.
Cyclists may soon have a convenient way to discourage bike thieves, thanks to new designs that use parts of the bikes themselves as locks.