Scott Pruitt admits top aide helped him search for housing but 'on personal time'

  1. Scott Pruitt admits top aide helped him search for housing but ‘on personal time’  Washington Post
  2. Security a ‘silly reason’ for first-class flights, Democrat tells Pruitt  ABC News
  3. Senator to Pruitt: EPA meddling in health study ‘unconscionable’  Politico
  4. White House, EPA headed off chemical pollution study  Politico
  5. Guess how many death threats Scott Pruitt received to justify his 24/7 security detail? Zero  Los Angeles Times
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Lockers buzz and chirp all day and rooms are swept by men in suits. Still, a ban on personal devices didn't stop crass comments from leaking.

The dustup over a White House aide’s crass remark about Sen. John McCain’s health has once again inflamed the White House’s frustration with staffers who reveal the inner workings of the West Wing to reporters outside the building. Despite active efforts to flush out administration leakers — including machines used to detect unauthorized cell phones in the West Wing — President Donald Trump and his senior aides haven’t yet been able to stem the flow of damaging information.


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Google reveals a more personal Maps, and a wild augmented reality vision

  1. Google reveals a more personal Maps, and a wild augmented reality vision  PCWorld
  2. Google Maps is getting augmented reality directions and recommendation features  The Verge
  3. Google Map will soon make navigating city streets a whole lot easier  Digital Trends
  4. Lens, Google’s Visual Search Tool, Gets Its Most Significant Update Yet  WIRED
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Personal care products contribute to a pollution 'rush hour'

When people are out and about, they leave plumes of chemicals behind them — from both car tailpipes and the products they put on their skin and hair. In fact, emissions of siloxane, a common ingredient in shampoos, lotions, and deodorants, are comparable in magnitude to the emissions of major components of vehicle exhaust, such as benzene, from rush-hour traffic.
Source: Science Daily