Stuff you may have missed: December 4, 2013
A truck carrying radioactive material was stolen in Mexico earlier this week, and while the stolen cobalt-60 could have posed a threat to others as a key part of a dirty bomb, investigators found the material and secured it Wednesday. Good work.
The uber-common USB port, which you use every single day, is getting a redesign. It’ll fix one of the cable’s biggest flaws—the fact that you have to flip it a certain way to plug it in—but it won’t be compatible with the old cables.
Wait ‘til the conservative media gets a hold of this story and blows it out of proportion.