Happy Almost-Friday! Here’s what’s happening on the interweb:
Hackers have stolen usernames and passwords for nearly two million accounts at Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo and others, according to a report released this week. The stolen passwords are, in general, weak ones. The most popular password that was stolen is “123456,” followed by “123456789,” “1234” and “password.” So maybe next time don’t make your password “password,” and you’ll be fine.
2. Stolen Container Of Radioactive Material Found, Mexican Official Says
A missing shipment of radioactive cobalt-60 was found Wednesday near where the stolen truck transporting the material was abandoned in central Mexico, the country’s nuclear safety director said. The highly radioactive material had been removed from its container, officials said, and one predicted that anyone involved in opening the box could be in grave danger of dying within days. Another predicted that anyone invoked in opening the box could have been transformed into a Hulk-like superhero, so we’ll just have to wait and see how this one plays out.
3. Here’s How To Undo A Sent Email In Gmail
Gmail is experimenting with an Undo Send feature that gives you a 30-second window to “undo” sending an outgoing email. Google predicts that up to 38% of users will now never know that their exes are up at 3am, you know, just thinking about the good old days.
4. Fat and Drunk…Delicious Wine Ice Cream
Ice Cream maker Mercer’s has released a new line of ice creams that contains 5% alcohol by volume. It comes in six flavors, including Cherry Merlot, Chocolate Cabernet, and Peach White Zinfandel. Google predicts a strong overlap between those that use their “Undo Sent Email” feature and those that will eat this ice cream.