This week was a busy week! Whether it was Tim Cook cracking jokes, cellphone users falling in sinkholes, Google rolling out new products, or our own Sam Biddle accepting a paid bathtub junket in the name of journalism, there were no shortage of interesting stories. Here are our top stories of the week.

Kohler Spent $1,500 for Me to Take a Bath in Wisconsin

Digital showers. A tub that apparently vibrates. Say no more, Matt from Kohler. I may die having accomplished little, but I won't be rolled into the grave having turned down a free trip to an obscure town for the express purpose of dipping myself in a $5,000 bath. More »

Woman Kills Man By Squeezing His Testicles

The man on the graphic photo below is a 42-year-old shop owner in the Meilan District of Haikou City, in Hainan, that big island south of mainland China. He is dead. A 41-year-old woman killed him. By squeezing his testicles. More »

NSFW: Reddit Women Are Getting Naked for Bitcoins

The future of sexuality is here, and boy it's predictably sad and weird: girls stripping for Bitcoin tips, a virtual currency that's not really worth anything. Start mining yer coins, boys! Welcome to GirlsGoneBitcoin. More »

This Skimmer Is Why You Should Be Nervous at ATMs

There have been plenty of attempts to make ATM skimmers look realistic-including 3D printing-but this is perhaps the best yet. Reported by Krebs on Security, you would have to be an expert to spot it. More »

Will The Hobbit Look Like a 70s Soap Opera at 48 FPS?

It seems Peter Jackson's upcoming film, The Hobbit, is causing a stir among those CinemaCon goers who have been treated to a 10 minute preview screening of the film. And it's not joyful stir. Viewers complained that the movie looked too real, that it had that look of low-budget television. Yikes. More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made a Funny!

During Apple's call today to discuss its monster earnings last quarter, CEO Tim Cook was asked his opinion on Windows 8. He said all of the expected things about how the iPad has unlimited potential, but also weighed in on tablet-PC hybrid devices with this little bon mot... More »

Meet the Man Who Registered 14,962 Domains in 24 Hours

This is Michael Mann. Last week, in a binge lasting less than 24 hours, he registered 14,962 domains. He plans to sell them on to the likes of you and me, at an inflated price, to make a bucket load of cash-which is how his company manages to pull in over $400,000 every month. More »

Google Drive, iCloud, Dropbox and More Compared: What's the Best Cloud Option?

Now that Google Drive is finally here and you can use it, the first question is simple: Is it better than the cloud service you're already using (or maybe considering using)? We haven't had the chance to put Google Drive through the wringer quite yet, but we can compare it to the competition on paper. More »

What Really Happens When You Swallow Your Gum?

You've heard the warnings: If you swallow gum, it will stay in your digestive system for nearly a decade. Which would mean there's a decent chance you've got some hanging out in your gut right now. More »

Couple Pays $1200 for Objectively Worst Wedding Photos of All Time

We don't say of all time with a light heart, but truly, these are the worst wedding photos of all time. Did a child take them? An elephant? A ghost? Every single one is godawful in its own godawful way.
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Distracted Girl on a Cellphone Plunges Into a Sinkhole

We've seen people take some serious spills because they're all walking and talking or texting and not paying attention, but what happens to this poor girl is just horrible. That had to hurt. More »