HIV was present in New York in 1970

  The human immunodeficiency virus, which causes AIDS. BSIP/UIG Via Getty Images SHARE Share Tweet Share Email Print Comment A new genetic study confirms theories that the global epidemic of HIV and AIDS started in New York around 1970, and it also clears the name of a gay flight attendant long vilified as being “Patient Zero.” […]

Fats and figures

Fats and figures By Rosamund Urwin | September 11, 2016 Meet the doctor who is changing the way we eat “The focus has been on cholesterol, weight and burning calories—it’s all fatally flawed. The root cause driving heart disease and diabetes is insulin resistance. What drives insulin resistance is a diet that is high in sugar and […]

How to Crash Systemd in a 50 character command

How to Crash Systemd in One Tweet The following command, when run as any user, will crash systemd: NOTIFY_SOCKET=/run/systemd/notify systemd-notify “” After running this command, PID 1 is hung in the pause system call. You can no longer start and stop daemons. inetd-style services no longer accept connections. You cannot cleanly reboot the system. The system feels generally unstable […]