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What’s inside a human ear

Your ears are responsible for more than just hearing; they keep you balanced, control facial features and help your taste, thanks to what's inside.
What’s inside a human ear
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Congress will grill the CEOs of Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple in an antitrust hearing today — here’s how to watch it

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Google’s Sundar Pichai, Apple’s Tim Cook, and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos – the leaders of tech’s most powerful companies – will face questions from US lawmakers in an antitrust hearing on Wednesday. The House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee is investigating whether these firms have participated in anti-competitive business practices […]
Congress will grill the CEOs of Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple in an antitrust hearing today — here’s how to watch it
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What’s inside a human ear

Ears are arguably one of the most important features of the body and a defining feature for most of us. But they don’t just control our hearing, there’s a lot more going on inside. They are essential to our balance and ability to walk. They help with controlling your facial […]
What’s inside a human ear
Tech

A congresswoman dared Mark Zuckerberg to spend an hour a day policing the same ‘murders, stabbings, suicides, other gruesome, disgusting videos’ as Facebook’s moderators. He declined.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared Wednesday before the House Financial Services Committee. One line of questioning targeted Facebook’s content-moderation practices, which rely on contracted workers who have complained of post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychological effects of policing the most horrific content uploaded by users: murders, suicides, hate speech, and […]
A congresswoman dared Mark Zuckerberg to spend an hour a day policing the same ‘murders, stabbings, suicides, other gruesome, disgusting videos’ as Facebook’s moderators. He declined.
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What it’s actually like to hear voices in your head

There’s a cultural stigma, especially in the US, that hearing voices in your head is inherently a sign of mental-health issues. There’s a community of people on Reddit who have chosen to create voices in their heads, called tulpamancers. Their voices are called tulpas. Here’s why this isn’t a mental-health […]
What it’s actually like to hear voices in your head