Laser Scanners, the Death of Cavities, Space Drifting, Horrible Tweets and More...

You might be on summer vacation, but there was plenty of news popping up when you weren't looking. Whether it was Digg selling for a paltry sum, the discovery of a molecule that can prevent cavities, the first picture posted on the internet, or the disturbing revelation that the government will track us with laser scanners, a lot happened this week. Check it all out below.

Laser Scanners, the Death of Cavities, Space Drifting, Horrible Tweets and More...The Nine Healthiest Alcoholic Drinks

It's summer time. You want to look good. You want to feel good-especially after that hangover from the time you tried to drink all day without passing out. So how are you supposed to relax with an adult beverage on the beach, porch, or patio? By choosing one of the nine healthiest drinks you can pour up. More »

Laser Scanners, the Death of Cavities, Space Drifting, Horrible Tweets and More...Digg Sells Itself for Pathetic Pocket Change: $500,000

O, how the mighty fall have an asthma attack and roll off the side of a cliff. Digg, erstwhile king of the internet, just sold itself for a mere $500,000. In 2008, it turned down Google's offer of two hundred million. More »

Laser Scanners, the Death of Cavities, Space Drifting, Horrible Tweets and More...The Original Logos of Tech Companies Were All Terrible

A lot of the giant technology brands and companies you know and love today didn't look anything like they do now when they first started. Just look at their original logos: almost always butt ugly, but slowly grew into what they are now. Here are the humblest beginnings for all to see. More »

Laser Scanners, the Death of Cavities, Space Drifting, Horrible Tweets and More...The Worst Tweets From the First Year of Twitter

I hardly remember 2006. You probably don't either. But that's when Twitter first started! And looking back how we tweeted that fateful first year, it's probably better that none of us remember it. Just check out how awful everyone was at it. More »

Laser Scanners, the Death of Cavities, Space Drifting, Horrible Tweets and More...Stunning Image of US Navy Nuclear Supercarrier Skidding Like Crazy Over the Atlantic

This photo of aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman is incredible-and it looks like a lot of fun too. I imagine the helmsman pushing the rudder and whispering "wowwheeeee!" More »

Laser Scanners, the Death of Cavities, Space Drifting, Horrible Tweets and More...What Really Happens When You Get Sucked Out of an Airlock

Smooth move, Dave. You've done pissed off the ship's Nav-com enough to warrant bailing out of an airlock. Now, find yourself in the cold embrace of interstellar space sans helmet. Here's what you have to look forward to during your last few moments alive. More »

Laser Scanners, the Death of Cavities, Space Drifting, Horrible Tweets and More...Here's the First Picture Ever Posted on the Web

Though this photo may look like a prom picture on Facebook that's been blingee'd, it's actually the very first photo that was ever uploaded to the web. The history of the picture-in all its random glory and woeful photoshopping-is amazing. More »

Laser Scanners, the Death of Cavities, Space Drifting, Horrible Tweets and More...Hidden Government Scanners Will Instantly Know Everything About You From 164 Feet Away

Within the next year or two, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will instantly know everything about your body, clothes, and luggage with a new laser-based molecular scanner fired from 164 feet (50 meters) away. From traces of drugs or gun powder on your clothes to what you had for breakfast to the adrenaline level in your body-agents will be able to get any information they want without even touching you. More »

Laser Scanners, the Death of Cavities, Space Drifting, Horrible Tweets and More...Scientists Create Molecule to Make Teeth Cavityproof

Scientists have discovered a new molecule that will make your teeth cavityproof and may change dental care forever. They have appropriately named it Keep 32-for your 32 teeth-and it can kill the bacteria that produces cavities in 60 seconds flat. More »

Laser Scanners, the Death of Cavities, Space Drifting, Horrible Tweets and More...9 Obsolete Gadgets You Can Still Buy Brand New For Some Reason

Today, we wirelessly sync our powerful, dual-core smartphones to our pencil-thin laptops, then go home and stream just about any album or movie conceivable to our TV. In HD. So why are people still selling dead tech from the past? More »