Online ‘slave markets’ use tech giants to sell maids in Kuwait

Online ‘slave markets’ use tech giants to sell maids in Kuwait

Technology giants Google, Apple and Facebook have been accused of facilitating an online slavery market  An undercover investigation by BBC News Arabic found smartphone apps in Kuwait where potential buyers can scroll through the details of thousands of women available for domestic service  The women can be ‘bought’ for as little as £3,000.  A BBC… Read more Online ‘slave markets’ use tech giants to sell maids in Kuwait

Roly Polies Came From the Sea to Conquer the Earth | Deep Look

Roly Polies Came From the Sea to Conquer the Earth | Deep Look

Pill bugs…… roly polies….. potato bugs… whatever you want to call them, somehow there’s something less creepy about these guys than other insects. More loveable, or something. Maybe it’s because they’re not insects at all. Pill bugs are actually crustaceans. They’re more closely related to shrimp and lobsters than crickets or beetles. Pill bugs even… Read more Roly Polies Came From the Sea to Conquer the Earth | Deep Look

How Mosquitoes Use Six Needles to Suck Your Blood | Deep Look

How Mosquitoes Use Six Needles to Suck Your Blood  |  Deep Look

This is the deadliest animal in the world. Mosquitoes kill hundreds of thousands of people each year… the most vulnerable people: children, pregnant women… No other bite kills more humans… or makes more of us sick. So what makes a mosquito’s bite so effective? For starters, they’re motivated. Only females bite us. They need blood… Read more How Mosquitoes Use Six Needles to Suck Your Blood | Deep Look