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Superman is most toxic superhero

Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a phishing scheme! Security firm McAfee says Net villains like to bait their hyperlink hooks with Superman's moniker.

By July 15, 2014

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Google buildings exposed to toxic vapors left by chipmakers

Vapors from a toxic substance known as TCE have been detected at the company's QD6 and QD7 offices on North Whishman Road in Mountain View, Calif.

By February 22, 2013

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Phew! New smartphones less toxic than older models

Recent models including Apple's iPhone 5 and the Samsung Captivate are less hazardous than old handsets, according to a new chemical analysis.

By October 3, 2012

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Passwords, security, and inertia: A toxic brew

I went to a meeting two days ago, hopped onto the guest Wi-Fi in the conference room, and had to enter a password. That password was 0123456789. It's almost too easy for hackers.

By July 12, 2012

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How Curt Schilling's video game dreams turned toxic

commentary An ambitious plan to create a competitor to "World of Warcraft" and a loan from Rhode Island transformed a politically conservative former baseball star into a case study for foolish government spending.

By May 23, 2012

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Google Drive terms of service: 'A toxic brew'

Google isn't about to make your private files public, but that doesn't excuse its sloppy terms of service.

By April 25, 2012

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The most toxic cars on the road

All manufacturers tell you how much horsepower, cargo capacity, and safety features are included in their vehicles, but what about the levels of chemicals in the materials?

By February 16, 2012

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Material alert: Toxic flame retardants in baby products

Survey from University of California at Berkeley of common baby products finds 80 percent contain toxic or untested flame retardants and 36 percent contain one banned in the 1970s.

By May 23, 2011

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Navy works to clean up years of toxic pollution (photos)

The former Naval Air Station Alameda in the San Francisco Bay is targeted for environmental remediation.

11 Images May 4, 2011

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Ep. 1362: New alien DNA discovery: new Toxic Avengers?

On today's show, NASA's announcement about training bacteria to exist on arsenic is super cool, and could lead to a great remake of "Toxic Avengers," but it's certainly not the little green men announcement we were hoping for. Plus, why the FTC's "Do Not Track" system is doomed to fail, we launch an angry Angry Birds take-down petition, and Donald "Downer" Bell buzzkills the entire show. --Molly

By December 2, 2010