Best IP Geolocation Tools for Publishers

Ipdata is a great solution for companies looking for a simple geolocation API to ping. Integrating with Adzerk provides instant access to a robust IP database with 99.999%+ of global IP coverage, saving you from having to pay thousands for a standalone solution. Read More: adzerk.com

No Democrats Allowed: A Conservative Lawyer Holds Secret Voter Fraud Meetings With State Election Officials

Starting in early spring, as the coronavirus took hold, a conservative lawyer at the forefront of raising alarms about voting by mail held multiple private briefings exclusively for Republican state election officials, according to previously unreported public records. In May 2017, Trump appointed von Spakovsky to a voter fraud commission that disbanded less than a year later without producing any evidence of voter fraud. Read More: propublica.org

‘Big Pig Award: Trump Leads Biden 25 to 8’

33 SEXUAL-MISCONDUCT ALLEGATIONS AGAINST DONALD TRUMP AND JOE BIDEN: While they differ in kind and severity, the claims against Joe Biden and Donald Trump belong to the world’s broader reckoning with the transgressions of powerful men. Alleged incident date: early 2000sNature of allegations: nonconsensual kissingDescription: Johnson alleged that Trump grabbed her, pulled her behind a tapestry, and forcibly kissed her at a New Year’s Eve party at Mar-a-Lago.First reported by: Esquire, October 9, 2019Number of corroborators: 1Corroborator(s): unnamed friendOther corroborating evidence: unspecified documentation and photosCorroborations reported by: EsquireCandidate response: Trump has not addressed Johnson’s accusation, but broadly denied all sexual-misconduct allegations against him on multiple occasions. Read More: businessinsider.com

Plug-in hybrids are a ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’

Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles are sold as a low-carbon alternative to traditional vehicles and conventional hybrids – which cannot be recharged from an external source – and are proving increasingly popular. The official tests indicate that plug-in hybrids emit an average of 44g per km of CO2. Read More: bbc.com

‘Bad Reviews Are An Opportunity to Form a Relationship’

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE JOURNAL OF MARKETING: MAKE THE BEST OF BAD REVIEWS BY LEVERAGING CONSUMER EMPATHY: Those negative reviews usually lead to adverse consumer reactions such as decreased purchase or customer dislike for the brand. Using six studies and four supplemental experiments, the research team provides converging evidence that unfairness in negative reviews evokes empathy for the firm from third-party consumers reading the reviews. Read More: ama.org

What’s causing climate change, in 10 charts

None of this data is original – it’s all public – but putting these charts in one place can help us wrap our minds around the many different ways that questions about responsibility for climate change can be phrased. The story told by the data The story told by these charts is familiar to people who have followed climate change for a while. Read More: vox.com

Earth barreling toward ‘Hothouse’ state not seen in 50 million years, epic new climate record shows

Now, in a new study published today in the journal Science, researchers have analyzed the chemical elements in thousands of foram samples to build the most detailed climate record of Earth ever – and it reveals just how dire our current climate situation is. Because the team’s climate record covers such an incredibly long time period, the researchers also had to consider astronomic impacts on the planet’s climate – that is, how Earth’s slowly changing orbit and tilt toward the sun impact the amount of sunlight reaching different parts of the planet at different times, also known as Milankovitch cycles. Read More: livescience.com