Ryan Hodnett

Saratoga Springs’ Wells May Bubble With Mineral Water Again Soon

For the first time in more than 100 years, some of the natural springs that give Saratoga Springs, NY its name may soon be bubbling with naturally carbonated mineral water again. [More]

You Probably Shouldn't Trust Document Forgers With Your Personal Information

You Probably Shouldn't Trust Document Forgers With Your Personal Information

Sophisticated new ID-authentication systems mean that determined teens need sophisticated new fake IDs in order to get into clubs and buy booze. Enter ID Chief, a now-defunct site based in China. Provided with your photo, name, and Social Security number, ID Chief could provide you with a license from any state you choose, good enough to fool the scanners at even the finest liquor stores. The price? A money order for $75. Oh, and they sell your personal information to the highest bidder.

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Saratoga Springs Mineral Baths Diluted With Tap Water For Last 20 Years

Saratoga Springs Mineral Baths Diluted With Tap Water For Last 20 Years

Saratoga Springs State Park, a longtime destination for people looking for a soak in the naturally-carbonated mineral waters that gave the town its name, has been secretly mixing regular municipal tap water into the baths. For twenty years.